Everything that's about your heart and circulatory system

12 blogs about the topic


Posted on 19.02.2019

Atrial fibrillation: The most understated disease of our time?

In 2019, and in every corner of the world, pressing issues affect patients and their way of life. Consequently, this impacts upon their loved ones and personal, professional and social communities. There are conditions and diseases that receive a lot of attention and are broadly recognised and there are those that don’t. Atrial fibrillation (AF,) […]

By Gabriele Fischetto Vice President Cardiovascular & Specialty Solutions, Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices EMEA

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Posted on 01.02.2019

Putting Health and Innovation at the heart of a European Social Contract

Given that the number of Europeans aged over 65 will double in the next 50 years, and the number of over 80 year olds will almost triple, it follows that keeping this age group in good health is a particular priority.  However, European healthcare systems are at a tipping point, driven by the increasing burden […]

By Jean-Luc Lemercier Corporate Vice President Edwards Lifesciences, EMEA, Canada and Latin America & Chair of the Cardiovascular Sector Group of MedTech Europe


Posted on 11.10.2018

Embracing innovation and the power of positive ageing

In September, I chaired a European Parliament roundtable with MEPs and five other cardiac patient organisations on Heart Valve Disease and the Power of Positive Ageing. Our message was simple – heart valve disease is a barrier to active and healthy ageing: early detection, diagnosis and treatment with innovative medical technologies enables positive ageing. Equal […]

By Neil Johnson Chief Executive of Croí, the West of Ireland Cardiac & Stroke Foundation and the National Institute for Preventive Cardiology