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.
We all want to be heart-healthy, and ensuring healthy levels of cholesterol is the first step. Get pointers on nutrition and exercise.
If you’re taking supplements like fish oil or a multi-vitamin in the hopes of improving your cholesterol counts, save your money. There are better, more effective strategies.
Married men young and old are more likely to have had a medical checkup in the last year compared to single men or those with a live-in partner, says a new study from the Center for Disease Control.
Cardiovascular specialists from across the country attended the American College of Cardiology's 63rd Annual Scientific Session and Expo in Washington D.C. They shared news about heart health -- earthly, and beyond.
People with diabetes are more likely to develop heart disease. Clouding this issue, the FDA recently issued a warning that statin therapy may be associated with an increased risk of developing diabetes. What gives?
Statin therapy is a popular first-line treatment to lower LDL cholesterol and reduce the risk of heart attacks and death. While most people tolerate statins quite well, occasionally side effects can occur. Dr. Michael Rocco explains what to watch out for.
The first-ever guidelines for stroke prevention tailored specifically for women offer new strategies to reduce the risk of the third-leading cause of death for females.
If you’re newly diagnosed with carotid artery disease, know that making lifestyle changes and getting ongoing care can help you avoid the problems of atherosclerosis – and live a long, healthy life.