All about the heart

July 1st, 2017

Guest entry from Dr. Peter Kenedi

The media regularly report incidents in which drivers suffer from a heart attack or become unconscious while at the wheel. For many people, driving means stress. Poor visibility and time pressure cause the heart to race, the hands to sweat and the...

June 1st, 2017

The golden hour is commonly known to relate to a heart attack. But what does this actually mean and what happens to the heart during this period of time?

In a healthy heart, the heart muscle pumps blood throughout the circulation in order to provide the body with oxygen and...

May 2nd, 2017

The German saying “Verliebte ticken gleich” reflects that lovers are in line with each other. There is, in fact, a proven story behind it. The love and togetherness of a couple has various effects on our body, behavior, and even heart.

May 1st, 2017

May has been named National Stroke Awareness Month in the United States, with the goal to raise awareness and money for stroke. The UK Stroke Association also organizes their annual campaign Make May Purple for Stroke each May for the same reasons.

Stroke Facts: Did you know?
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July 19th, 2016

Summer. Days become longer, nights shorter. Especially when temperatures remain high at night it can be hard to get enough sleep. This exhausts people. For those suffering from heart disease it poses an additional burden. Often they are confronted with increased fatigue or in some...

May 17th, 2016

With the introduction of our 22-lead ECG at the ESC congress in London in 2015, the number of overlooked infarctions could be reduced dramatically in the future.

According to current statistics the first ECG registered with infarction patients when in hospital are conclusive only in...

February 17th, 2016

Looks like a heart attack, but is not. Patients who suffer from the Broken-Heart Syndrome show the same symptoms, as heart attack patients. Often doctors recognize only at the cardiac catheterization, that the cause of the shown symptoms is not a blocked coronary artery, but a...