heart surgery

Red wine antioxidants used in novel heart procedure

Antioxidant compounds found in red wine are advancing the treatment of heart disease. Researchers from Louisiana State University are developing…

heart surgeons

The shaming of heart surgeons: how politics brought a proud profession low

During training and the early years of my consultant career, cardiac surgery was a pioneering profession. We developed techniques and…

Sometimes living with disease is better than being treated for it

When 90-year-old American widow Norma Bauerschmidt was diagnosed with terminal cancer, it was far from being the beginning of the…