A stunning visual experience for patients, families, and physicians explaining common pediatric heart defects. Heart murmurs are exceedingly common in children — including newborns. Most murmurs are benign flow murmurs that will simply “disappear” as the child grows. However, some murmurs are the mark of serious and even life-threatening cardiac defects. During medical school, we […]
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Among a billion tweets, Penn researchers find active conversations on heart disease
Researchers from UPenn analyzed roughly 10 billion tweets to better understand how people are talking about cardiovascular disease on social media.
All the Apple ResearchKit apps and medical studies available for patients and physicians
This list shows all the Apple ResearchKit apps you can enroll in. Physicians can recommend these apps to their patients.
Large randomized controlled texting trial shows dramatic reduction in blood pressure
Simple text messaging platform shows significant health benefits in large study.
AliveCor Heart Monitor clinical trial to test ability to capture 12-lead ECG, diagnose heart attack
Investigators launching pilot study testing modified AliveCor to capture 12-lead ECG and diagnose heart attacks