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Heart & Lung

The Heart & Lung section explores heart and lung health, covering topics like personal lung cancer experiences, WHO’s anti-smoking strategies, heart attack awareness in women, and hypertension’s impact. It also highlights technological advancements in heart failure detection, strategies to reduce stroke risk, and the role of vitamin D in preventing atrial fibrillation. This section emphasizes the importance of comprehensive health awareness and innovative treatments in heart and lung care.

New heart failure device could remotely monitor patients and prevent hospitalisation

A brand-new monitoring device for patients with heart failure may be able to detect signs of fluid overload, and could…

Cardiac Research Improves Heart Failure Detection for Women

New cardiac research will save women’s lives by improving detection of heart failure: Researchers led by teams from the Universities…

Sedentary Childhood Tied to Heart Damage, Light Activity Reverses Risk

Childhood sedentariness linked to premature heart damage – light physical activity reversed the risk: An increase in sedentary time from…

Breakthrough in child chronic respiratory diseases

Melbourne researchers have made a breakthrough into how two chronic respiratory diseases in childhood affect the immune system, paving the…

Experts Develop Novel Questionnaire for Post-Brain Injury Vision Impact

Vision experts from the University of Liverpool have developed a first of its kind questionnaire to assess the impact of…

Heart attacks in women

The British Heart Foundation are campaigning for more people to recognise the signs and symptoms of heart attacks in women. Many…

Gout increases the risk of a broad range of cardiovascular diseases

Gout is associated with an increased risk of a broad range of cardiovascular diseases, according to new research which looked…

Celebrating Heart Month – Know Your Pulse

February recognises Heart Month, and serves as a reminder to prioritize heart-healthy lifestyles, learn about different conditions, and support those…

Breathing Easier: New Research Supports Preterm Birth Survivors

Breathing Easier: New Research Supports Preterm Birth Survivors: Chronic lung disease is an unfortunate yet common ailment for people born…

Variability in blood pressure is a major predictor of heart attack & stroke

Changes to blood pressure over time could be used to identify patients at greatest risk of heart attack and stroke.…

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