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The interventional cardiology devices market is expected to grow to $20.85 billion by 2022, a new report projects.

Only half of the world’s countries offer cardiac rehabilitation programs, according to a recent survey, leaving some 18 million heart patients across the globe without access to therapy that could vastly improve their prognosis and quality of life.

Black children, as well as Hispanic kids and other ethnic minorities, are less likely to receive bystander CPR during an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) than their white counterparts, according to a Journal of the American Heart Association study published July 10.

Boston Scientific’s Watchman device, an alternative to blood thinners in atrial fibrillation patients unable to take medications like warfarin, has for years been touted as a safe, effective therapy to reduce patients’ stroke risk.

Research published in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes July 9 suggests the public health burden of pulseless in-hospital cardiac arrests is around 38% higher in adults and 18% higher in children than was previously believed.

Multivitamins and the bulk of nutritional supplements do little to protect heart health, in some cases increasing a person’s risk for CV events, an analysis published in the Annals of Internal Medicine has found.

Invasive cardiologists earn the top starting salary in medicine, according to a new report from Merritt Hawkins, raking in an average $648,000 in their first year of practice.

Biotronik on July 8 announced its BIOMONITOR III injectable cardiac monitor, a diagnostic tool designed to document suspected arrhythmias, has been cleared by the FDA.

The Irish Hospital Consultants Association (IHCA) has launched a social media campaign, #CareCantWait, in response to a pervasive lack of access to medical care in the country.

A large-scale study of people living with HIV has linked the immune deficiency to an increased risk of CVD, in particular heart failure and stroke.

Heart patients of a lower socioeconomic status are far more likely to participate in cardiac rehabilitation if they receive financial incentives to attend sessions, according to a study published in the July 1 edition of JACC: Heart Failure.

Research published in Hypertension July 1 suggests a vitamin D deficiency in early childhood could translate to an increased risk of high blood pressure in adolescence.