When you are on anti-clotting therapy, taking anti-inflammatory painkillers can cause serious bleeding, a recent study confirms. Acetaminophen is your best bet for pain relief.
Transplanting human hearts is becoming less necessary as a new generation of implantable mechanical heart assist devices comes online. Led by Cleveland Clinic researchers, this movement will the biggest transformation for human hearts since transplantation made them modular in 1967.
The pounding and fluttering sensation in your chest caused by atrial fibrillation can be overwhelming, but you can help control symptoms by using yoga and other mind-over-body techniques.
Your arteries are like flexible pipes and tiny devices similar to a plumber's drain-clearing tools can help clear clogged arteries. Each patient is different, so device selection is key.
Factor V Leiden is a little known disease, and it might be more common than you think. Having European ancestors increases your risk of having the defective gene for this blood disorder.
Sometimes people will go days or even weeks before discovering that they have had a small heart attack. The consequences can be perilous to your health. Learn more about the possibility of a silent heart attack.
For your heart’s sake, steer clear of processed red meat when you barbecue. You don't have to sacrifice delicious flavor, though. Try these healthy options.
Choosing what to eat shouldn't be complicated. For many years, the Mediterranean diet has helped lower incidence of heart attack and stroke, and it's a delicious way to better health.
When you have a blockage in your left anterior descending artery (LAD), or “widow maker,” you may have a lower rate of survival from a heart attack than when the other two coronary arteries are blocked. Learn how you can take steps for better heart health now.