Posts Tagged ‘health’

66-Year-Old Man is Cured of Rare Heart Condition Thanks to 3D Printing by Materialise

By editor
July 10, 2015

"Recently at UCLA, doctors were able to use a 3D printed heart model to go forth with a very complicated surgery on 66-year-old Richard Whitaker." Click here to continue reading the original article on 3dprint.com.


Top 5 CV Risk Factors Account for 50% of CV Deaths

By editor
July 6, 2015

"If diabetes, obesity, hypertension, high cholesterol, and cigarette smoking could be eliminated in the U.S., how much would cardiovascular mortality risk drop? If you guessed by about 50%, you're right, according to an epidemiological study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine." Click here to continue reading the original article on medpagetoday.com.


Cardiology in the Next Ten Years

By editor
June 9, 2015

Despite what we might wish, neither doctors nor researchers -- nor those of us who fit both categories -- have access to a crystal ball. Therefore, predicting the future of cardiology over the next 10 years is an impossible task. But I can write about what I wish the state of cardiology to be within...  read more