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