Individuals considering balloon angioplasty and stenting to unclog blocked arteries may not get enough information from their doctors to make the best choice, a small study suggests.
The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday strengthened warning label requirements for nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), which include pain relievers such as ibuprofen and naproxen.
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.
Diet implications of the new cholesterol guidelines focus more on carbs and sugar vs. fats. Here’s why.
While many physicians are hesitant to perform aggressive treatment procedures on older patients, one study finds that many healthy older patients can achieve good outcomes undergoing heart procedures.
People who have sleep apnea are at risk for serious medical problems if they are not diagnosed before surgery. Get the facts from a sleep disorder specialist.
When a young woman survives a heart attack, the cause may be sudden coronary artery dissection (SCAD), a little-known condition linked to several underlying diseases.
Think you know the color of human body fat by looking at cuts of meat? Think again. Our body fat is different from that of a cow or a pig. Explore the different colors, what they mean, and which kind to avoid at all costs.
Marathon training shown to positively alter heart structure and function in middle-aged men in Circulation study. Dr. Gordon Blackburn comments on results.