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.
A noninvasive test called coronary CT angiography can help doctors determine which intermediate-risk patients are likely to have a heart attack.
A new study confirms that getting very angry can be a trigger for heart attacks. A Cleveland Clinic cardiologist says the study highlights the importance of paying attention to patients’ well-being.
The PLAC® Test is a simple blood test that can help predict risk of heart attack or stroke by measuring artery inflammation. Results help doctors determine when to increase preventive care.
Not all chest pains are symptoms of a heart attack. Learn which symptoms could be signaling trouble and which are probably ok.
Blockages in your arteries can happen anywhere in your body, but blocked arteries in the heart and brain tend to be more severe. Here’s why.
Being married could be the ultimate protection for your heart. New studies confirm that being married lowers heart attack risk and improves outcomes after a heart attack.