When a too-large or too-small stent becomes clogged with plaque and you have restenosis, cardiologists can re-open the artery for better blood flow.
When medications or lifestyle changes don’t improve blood flow to the heart, angioplasty or stenting may help without surgery. Here's how.
New analysis of old studies says saturated fats may not be the main diet culprit in heart disease. But experts say current diet guidelines are still your best bet. Here's why.
Before we accept any health sound bite as fact and begin to make changes because of it, it’s critical to consider a few things. We need to separate fact from fiction. Here's why.
Updated JNC guidelines might change how doctors treat high blood pressure, but some panel members specifically protested one recommendation. Find out about the controversy and how it affects you.
When it comes to blood pressure, cardiologists say no number is considered too low, unless a patient has symptoms. Steven Nissen, M.D. explains how the DASH diet can help lower numbers.
With all the perils Sandra Bullock’s character faced in "Gravity," heart health probably wouldn't rank high on her list of worries. But space travel can reshape your heart and possibly weaken it as well.
Results from a recent study might just make you put down that soda for good. They confirm what doctors have been saying for years: Too much sugar is a bad thing for your health, especially your heart.
An unhealthy lifestyle and diet can increase the risk of heart disease, but for some people, genetic traits can stack the cards against them from birth. Find out more about testing and prevention.
Hormone replacement therapy can help lessen the severity of menopause-related symptoms, but research has revealed health risks related to it. Studies now focus on HRT's effect on heart health.