EuroEcho-Imaging 2013: HIV causes structural heart disease
December 11, 2013 -- HIV causes structural heart disease -- which suggests that cardiovascular screening in all HIV patients, particularly those with a positive blood viral load, should be conducted, according to research presented at EuroEcho-Imaging 2013 in Istanbul.
Oxford's Ashmolean Museum to host cardiac seminar
November 13, 2013 -- The Ashmolean Museum of the University of Oxford in the U.K. is hosting a public seminar on the theme of the human heart on 26 November that will cover the progress being made in medical imaging.
Toshiba creates new U.K. research partnership
November 12, 2013 -- Toshiba Medical Systems in the U.K. has helped form a three-year research partnership with the University of Bristol and the University Hospitals Bristol National Health Service (NHS) Foundation Trust.
Lancet: Radiotracer can predict heart attack
November 11, 2013 -- The radioactive tracer F-18 sodium fluoride has been found to accurately identify and localize high-risk coronary plaque so they can be treated before they rupture, according to a new article in Lancet.
ESC helps launch Cardiovascular Health Week
November 4, 2013 -- The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) is supporting the first Cardiovascular Health Week, which gets underway today in the European Parliament in Brussels.