A recent study linked statin use to higher Type 2 diabetes risk. Statin users are encouraged to control their modifiable risk factors. Here’s why.
Having heart disease doesn’t necessarily mean you shouldn’t get pregnant. Two Cleveland Clinic physicians discuss the risks.
Experienced surgeons using modern techniques make repairing a bulge, or aneurysm, right above the aortic valve a safe, durable procedure. Learn how they do it.
Anybody can have a pulmonary embolism (a blood clot in the lung), but not everyone has symptoms. Not treated quickly, they can cause heart or lung damage and even death. Are you at risk?
Is the trend in coconut products really heart healthy? Learn when and how coconut water and coconut oil are helpful, and when they are too much of a good thing.
Nearly 6 million people in the U.S. are living with their heart not pumping properly, but there are several new medications emerging that provide better treatment options.
Everyone agrees: trans fat is unhealthy. Now federal regulators are taking steps to eliminate it from our diet completely. In three years, food manufacturers will have to phase out artificial trans fats from their products, under guidelines announced by the FDA.
Having trouble keeping up with whether certain foods are good for your heart or not? This checklist sorts through the confusion and boils down the latest evidence.
Patients with atrial fibrillation, an irregular heart rhythm, are at a higher risk of stroke. Prevention has focused almost exclusively on long-term drug therapy that thins the blood. That is, until now.
It’s well-established that the Mediterranean diet is the best choice for heart health. But a recent study finds that adding nuts or olive oil to this diet could help protect your brain, too.