Editorial – ESC Munich 2018
JEROEN J. BAX, FESC
Leiden University Medical Center, The Netherlands
From the 25th to 29th of August 2018, the European Society of Cardiology host- ed the annual ESC congress in Munich again. This year, a total of 33 000 health care professionals attended the 4.5-day event, one the most successful cardiology meetings ever. The attendees came from more than 150 countries and enjoyed al- most […]
Les explications de Pierre Boutouyrie, cardiologue et chercheur (Inserm/Paris-Descartes)
Innovations in medicine
NTU Singapore and TTSH invent smart medical device for early intervention of congestive heart failure
A research team from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) and Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH) have invented a smart handheld medical device that could enable early intervention for patients with congestive heart failure.
Study Finds Phone App Effectively Identifies Potentially Fatal Heart Attacks with the Near Accuracy of a Standard ECG
Can your smart phone determine if you’re having the most serious – and deadly – form of heart attack? A new research study says it can – and may be a valuable tool to save lives.
How Can We Know if a Digital Health Intervention Works? Reconsidering Success Metrics and Timelines
We talk about the potential of digital interventions to revolutionize healthcare. They’re scalable, portable, personal, and pack consumer appeal. But we still aren’t able to say with much certainty under what conditions they work, if any, particularly for some of the populations who could benefit most.