The Second Annual Houston Shock Symposium 2019

The Houston Shock Symposium is a dedicated cardiogenic shock symposium that encompasses interventionalists, advanced heart failure cardiologists, cardiothoracic surgeons, cardiac physiologists, cardiologists, critical care physicians, and engineers. It is our aim to have world renowned experts in this field to share and advance knowledge, expertise, and vision to save lives and reduce shock’s unacceptable high mortality rate.

Recent Cardiology Headlines

Many College Football Players Have an Increased Cardiovascular Risk Due to Rapid Weight Gain

Many College Football Players Have an Increased Cardiovascular Risk Due to Rapid Weight Gain

College football players who rapidly gain weight and develop high blood pressure (BP) have an elevated cardiovascular risk, according to a study published in...
Cardiovascular Risk and Income, Drinking and AFib, and More

Cardio Round-up: Cardiovascular Risk and Income, Drinking and AFib, and More

Interesting studies in this week's edition looking at the links between income and cardiovascular risk, as well as the risks posed by frequent alcohol...
Frequent Alcohol Consumption Raises Risk for New AFib

Frequent Drinking Raises Risk for New AFib

The frequency of alcohol consumption, rather than the intensity (binge drinking), appeared to have a greater effect on the risk for new-onset atrial fibrillation...
Cardiovascular Risk Linked with Changes in Income

Cardiovascular Risk Linked with Changes in Income

Negative changes in income were associated with increased risk for incident cardiovascular disease, according a recent study in JAMA Cardiology. Noting in their abstracting that...
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