Mitral valve surgery used to be done only after symptoms developed, but a Cleveland Clinic study found pre-symptom surgery may be better for patients.
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.
Daytime sleepiness, heavy snoring and waking abruptly and out of breath could mean you have sleep apnea. Find out how this can lead to arrhythmias and heart failure.
Chemotherapy and radiation can damage your heart. A cardio-oncologist can help patients complete their cancer treatment without incurring damage to the heart.
Study shows chronic heart failure patients who have come to terms with their disease are more likely to have a better quality of life when compared with patients who have not accepted their illness.
The Cleveland Clinic received a nod from the American Heart Association for success in using the Get With the Guidelines treatment interventions.
Researchers continue to uncover ways genes influence or cause heart disease. But how best to use this information is not always clear.
When an electrical malfunction causes the heart to lose pumping power, cardiac resynchronization therapy can put the heart’s contractions back on track.
Two breakthroughs may get FDA approval in 2015: PCSK9 inhibitors, which can lower cholesterol without statins, and LCZ696, which may better treat heart failure.
Men who had up to seven alcoholic drinks per week had a 20 percent lower risk of heart failure, compared with those who didn’t drink, reports one study. But many questions remain.