Latest World Congress of Cardiology Stories

2010-06-17 05:33:00

BEIJING, June 17 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Racial-ethnic groups living in a similar environment and with access to universal healthcare differed strikingly in their cardiovascular risk profiles according to new data presented today at the World Congress of Cardiology (WCC) Scientific Sessions in Beijing, China. Chinese people have the most favorable cardiovascular risk profile, followed by White, South Asians and then Blacks according to the study presented. Moreover, diabetes occurred...

2010-03-08 02:30:00

GENEVA, March 8 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- In 100 days the World Heart Federation, with the support of the Chinese Society of Cardiology and the Chinese Medical Association, will open the World Congress of Cardiology (WCC) Scientific Sessions 2010 in Beijing, China. Participants from more than 100 countries are expected to attend the first international cardiology congress to take place in China, and it promises to be a truly global event. It will bring together leaders in the...

2006-09-02 07:10:00

By Ben Hirschler, European Pharmaceuticals Correspondent BARCELONA -- Spain could lead the world with the launch in 2009 or 2010 of the first three-in-one "polypill" to prevent heart attacks, a top cardiologist advising on the project said on Saturday. If successful, the combo pill would be rolled out next in China and then across the globe, giving doctors a new weapon in the battle against heart disease, World Heart Federation President Valentin Fuster said. The polypill would include...

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