For those with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), complications related to recurrent exacerbations can lead to hospitalization and even death. Recent research has shown adding noninvasive ventilation to home oxygen therapy can minimize readmissions.

New research released earlier this month showed that Biotronik’s home monitoring system significantly reduces mortality rates in patients who have implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs).

Newly published research examined 3,868 atrial fibrillation (AFib) outcomes collected from the Danish Diet, Cancer and Health Study. Led by Morten Fenger-Grøn, MSc, with Aarhus University in Denmark, the study found no association between risk factors and obesity-related measurements, rather identifying lean body mass as the predominant driver of risk for AFib

The American Heart Association (AHA) announced May 17 the launch of four research projects all focused on examining heart disease in women.

If you want something done well, ask a busy person. That was one of my dad’s adages over the years. The same is true in healthcare, as many studies have found that volume—busy-ness—and quality in medicine go hand in hand.