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2014-09-24 16:25:59

GENEVA, September 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AF is the most common type of heart arrhythmia in the world, responsible for 15 - 20 per cent

2014-04-04 10:37:22

A new Global Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) Atlas, launched by the World Heart Federation in its journal Global Heart, shows that in wealthy countries, the burden of cardiovascular disease is falling both in crude and age-standardized terms, while clusters of low-income and middle-income countries (LMIC) are seeing rises in their CVD burden as their populations continue adapt to demographic and behavioral changes including increased life expectancy, poor diet, continued and in some cases...

2014-01-24 13:15:55

A paper in this month's edition of Global Heart (the journal of the World Heart Federation advocates including ultrasound in medical education programs to realize the full benefits of the technology as early as possible.

Are We Living In The Final Days Of The Stethoscope?
2014-01-24 08:33:56

An editorial in this month's edition of Global Heart suggests the world of medicine could be experiencing its final days of the stethoscope

2013-10-02 23:26:17

The GUARDaHEART Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to fighting heart disease through awareness, detection and prevention, hosted a special event on September 28th at the Lyon Air

2013-09-10 11:06:06

As the Tobacco End Game conference takes place in New Delhi, India, this week, The World Heart Federation today calls on countries worldwide to follow the example set by nations such as Finland, New Zealand, and Scotland to set a target year to end tobacco use in their populations.

2013-08-20 23:26:49

GUARDaHEART, a non-profit organization dedicated to fighting heart disease through awareness and prevention, announced that it will host a special event on September 28th in recognition of The


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