Learn about three medical innovations that relate to the human heart, including the development of a small leadless pacemaker, new cholesterol-lowering injections and a new congestive heart failure drug.
Some claim that vitamin D can lower blood pressure, but these claims are unproven. Vitamin D is essential for your health but too much is dangerous.
Scant evidence of low-T therapy safety or efficacy prompts medical concerns about long-term effects. FDA panel recommends limiting access to disease-related use.
Anyone with high blood pressure should aim for a low-salt diet, but a heart doctor says healthy people don't have to worry as much about salt.
New recommendations to guide how doctors in the United States treat tens of millions of patients with high blood pressure have created some controversy. But they could offer more tailored treatment of hypertension.
Inflammation doesn’t just occur with injury or infection, but can also affect your heart. It’s a driver for coronary heart disease, and is measured with a simple blood test. Statins may even reduce inflammation. Learn more.
When it comes to blood pressure, cardiologists say no number is considered too low, unless a patient has symptoms. Steven Nissen, M.D. explains how the DASH diet can help lower numbers.
When it comes to doctors’ relationships with pharmaceutical companies, Americans are skeptical. Here’s why transparency and safeguards matter.
After a heart attack, sex is still an important component of your quality of life, as well as your partner’s. It stresses the heart only as much as climbing a few flights of stairs. Learn more.
When it comes to your heart health, studies show that the amount of caffeine in a few cups of coffee a day typically isn’t harmful. However, the risk of energy drinks isn’t one worth taking. Here’s why.