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Heart disease

  • Adult Congenital Heart Association   - Information, resources and support for adults with congenital heart disease.

  • American Heart Association 

  • BBC Health The Heart Disease Guide - Statistics, information, and news on heart disease in the UK.

  • British Heart Foundation - For more than 40 years, the British Heart Foundation has been at the forefront of the fight against heart disease, funding research, education, care and much more - read about what we do.

  • Cardiology Online, Organizations - Cardiology Online

  • Children and Heart Disease - The normal heart, defects, heart murmurs, kawasaki disease, treatment, school programs and feeding an infant with congenital heart disease. Information provided by the American Heart Association.

  • Congenital Heart Disease - The links take you straight to pages of information about congenital heart disease. This information has been checked by doctors to ensure it is correct and appropriate for UK patients.

  • Coronary Heart Disease: Risk Calculator - Information for this Coronary Heart Disease Risk Calculator comes from the Framingham Heart Study. The results are applicable only for the ages of 30 to 74.

  • eMedicine: Hypertensive Heart Disease - Cardiologist offers a clinical report on common heart conditions caused by elevated blood pressure. Learn about coronary artery disease, cardiac arrhythmia, atrial fibrillation and their link to this disorder.

  • Finnish Heart Association - Works to prevent cardiovascular diseases and to develop treatment and rehabilitation. Services, news, communications and fundraising.

  • Heart to Heart Volunteers - Heart to Heart Volunteers is a program developed for individuals and their families that have suffered a "heart event". The program consists of "peer" support groups, education programs that include the community, a hospital visitor program, a newsletter that is mailed throughout the United States and beyond, and our web site.

  • Irish Heart Foundation - The aim of this section is to provide you with some basic information about matters related to your heart. It has been compiled by doctors and nurses who are members of the 13 Irish Heart Foundation Councils on heart disease.

  • MedicineNet - Heart Disease - In depth medical content on disease prevention and treatment.

  • Secondhand smoke and schaemic heart disease: an evaluation of the evidence - Analysis of 19 epidemiological studies shows that people who have never smoked have 30% greater risk of ischaemic heart disease if they live with a smoker.

  • The Association for Children with Heart Disorders - The Association was registered as a charity in 1975 and, in the years since, we have helped hospitals with the funding of vital pieces of equipment and have given support and understanding to many families, both local and further afield.

  • The History of Heart Disease - Before 1900, very few people died of heart disease. Since then, heart disease has become the number one killer in the United States.

  • The Korea Heart Foundation - Gives financial support to patients with cardiovascular disease, renal failure, leukemia and congenital craniofacial abnormality who need surgical treatment.

  • The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease - To improve the quality of life for the 8,000,000 American women living with heart disease, and to extend as far as possible their years of healthy life.

  • United Heart Foundation - Cardiovascular disease is a major health and economic burden throughout the world, especially in developed countries. But Gradually it is becoming a Epidemic in Developing countries also. It is estimated that coronary heart disease will become the single leading public health problem for the world by 2020. To Generate awareness programs for the benefit of patients. Awareness about epidemic of heart diseases.

  • WebMD - Heart disease - Written and reviewed by WebMD doctors.

  • Yale Heart Book - Yale University School of Medicine Heart Book. Provides information about the heart and heart disease, from diet to surgery. Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader software for viewing.

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