Heart disease: not just a man’s problem

From ABC Health and Wellbeing, 7 August 2014: Picture someone having a heart attack, and most likely, the image you see is of an older man, clutching his chest and wincing. What you’re less likely to picture is a younger woman, maybe in her forties, with some shortness of breath, struggling with fatigue, complaining about Continue reading Heart disease: not just a man’s problem

Radiation exposure in children with heart disease highest for transplants

From Cardiology News, 9 June 2014: Children with heart disease are cumulatively exposed to relatively low levels of ionizing radiation from imaging procedures – less than the average annual background exposure in the United States – although those who have undergone more complex procedures such as heart transplants or cardiac catheterization experience significantly greater exposure, Continue reading Radiation exposure in children with heart disease highest for transplants