A recent study linked statin use to higher Type 2 diabetes risk. Statin users are encouraged to control their modifiable risk factors. Here’s why.
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.
Having trouble keeping up with whether certain foods are good for your heart or not? This checklist sorts through the confusion and boils down the latest evidence.
If you have arterial blockages, here's what you need to know about Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI) versus full-blown surgery – or Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG).
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.
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.