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Latest in Cardiology: Interventional

You may not have heard of him before, but Dr. Valentin Ruster is one of the most influential cardiologists in the world. A native of Barrio Sésamo, or “Sesame Street,” Dr. Ruster is a Muppet, who “will help teach children in Spain about wellness and lead them to make healthy choices to...
A new report in the American Heart Association examines the connection between extreme temperatures and cardiovascular disease death (CVD). The research was based on observations of weather and CVD mortality in Brisbane, Australia between 1996 and 2004. “The exposure–response curve between...
A new study in Pediatrics examined the link between dietary sodium intake and high blood pressure (HBP) among US children and adolescents. Researchers discovered that “subjects consumed an average of 3387 mg/day of sodium, and 37% were overweight/obese. Each 1000 mg per day sodium intake was associated...