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28 Jul 2021

Buying time for Australians creeping closer to Alzheimer's 

Australians living with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) could know five years in advance whether they are at high risk of developing Alzheimer's disease.

28 Jul 2021

ANU invites everyone to celebrate its 75th birthday

The Australian National University (ANU) is inviting Canberra and the wider community to celebrate its 75th birthday this Sunday.

Dr Marrwah Ahmadzai

7.30pm 4 August 2021

Direct and indirect effects of COVID-19 on pregnancy and considerations for provision of pregnancy care

COVID-19 has disrupted the provision of pregnancy care across the globe. This webinar addresses the latest evidence in this area, with a focus on direct and indirect impacts of coronavirus on pregnancy and how to adapt services to respond to the pandemic.

A/Prof. Rajeev Pathak & Dr Charles Itty

7.30pm 11 August 2021

COVID-19 Cardiac Complications

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) has been the greatest healthcare challenge our world has faced in recent times. Though primarily this virus affects the respiratory system, involvement of cardiovascular system with varying degrees of severity is quite common. Also, patients with preexisting cardiovascular disease have a much higher case fatality rate from COVID-19 infection compared to the standard population. Management of cardiac complications secondary to COVID -19 and also concomitant presentation with cardiac illnesses during COVID-19 present new challenges in the management of such patients, many of whom will need emergency care in a timely manner. Also, the resource allocation and prioritisation of management related issues for such illnesses during these pandemic times will need careful consideration. In this review the presenters will review the cardiac complication of COVID-19 and their implications on management from an Australian and International perspective. This will be followed by a panel discussion, which will include cardiovascular experts from India, where they will discuss more practical issues and also answer any questions from the audience.