Experienced surgeons using modern techniques make repairing a bulge, or aneurysm, right above the aortic valve a safe, durable procedure. Learn how they do it.
Anybody can have a pulmonary embolism (a blood clot in the lung), but not everyone has symptoms. Not treated quickly, they can cause heart or lung damage and even death. Are you at risk?
Is the trend in coconut products really heart healthy? Learn when and how coconut water and coconut oil are helpful, and when they are too much of a good thing.
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.
Patients with atrial fibrillation, an irregular heart rhythm, are at a higher risk of stroke. Prevention has focused almost exclusively on long-term drug therapy that thins the blood. That is, until now.
It’s well-established that the Mediterranean diet is the best choice for heart health. But a recent study finds that adding nuts or olive oil to this diet could help protect your brain, too.
Two exciting new drugs that can dramatically lower “bad” cholesterol levels have received approval from an FDA advisory panel, moving the drugs closer to being available for patient use.
Diet implications of the new cholesterol guidelines focus more on carbs and sugar vs. fats. Here’s why.
The shorter you are, the more likely you are to have heart disease or a heart attack. A recent study in the U.K. reveals 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.