arterial stiffness

Arterial Stiffness Causing Heart Damage in Young

Recent research has revealed that arterial stiffness is becoming a leading cause of early heart damage among adolescents. The collaborative study sheds light on the consequences of the condition in younger populations. The findings, published in Atherosclerosis, show that conditions like left ventricular hypertrophy, can cause premature heart damage in children. Here, we explore the…

AI for Cardiologists

Can AI Help Cardiologists with Earlier Diagnosis?

A groundbreaking study by Rutgers University suggests Artificial Intelligence (AI) has the potential to assist doctors in diagnosing cardiovascular diseases. By analysing patients’ DNA, it may be possible to detect potential issues earlier such as atrial fibrillation and heart failure. Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death worldwide. Atrial fibrillation and heart failure account…