European Society of Cardiology

The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) represents over 70,000 cardiology professionals, principally from across Europe and the Mediterranean basin, but also from the rest of the world.

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Traffic noise increases the risk of having a stroke

Exposure to noise from road traffic can increase the risk of stroke, particularly in those aged 65 years and over, according to a study published online today (Wednesday 26 January) in the European Heart Journal.

dateJan 26, 2011 in Health
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Short people more prone to heart disease: study

Short people are at greater risk of developing heart disease than tall people, according to the first systematic review and meta-analysis of all the available evidence, which is published online today in the European Heart ...

dateJun 08, 2010 in Health
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Overtime work is bad for the heart

Working overtime is bad for the heart according to results from a long-running study following more than 10,000 civil servants in London (UK): the Whitehall II study.

dateMay 11, 2010 in Health
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Reducing recurrent cardiac events by reducing stress

Following the results of a study published in the Archives of Internal Medicine showing that cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) produces a 41% reduction in fatal and non-fatal first recurrent CVD events, the European Society ...

dateJan 31, 2011 in Health
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