Genes and heart disease

Is Heart Disease In Your Genes?

Tags: abnormal genes, aortic stenosis, genetics, HCM, heart, heart and vascular institute, heart failure, heart health, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, long qt syndrome, marfan syndrome, research, statins, sudden cardiac death

Researchers continue to uncover ways genes influence or cause heart disease. But how best to use this information is not always clear.


Dr. Listening to Heart

Sports Beat: Is Your Heart Murmur Serious? (Video)

Tags: arrhythmias, athletes, heart murmur, heart video, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, sports, sports cardiology, sudden cardiac death, video

Your doctor unexpectedly tells you at your annual sports physical that you have a heart murmur. So now what? Here’s how a sports cardiologist can help.


Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

Screen Your Teens for Heart Muscle Disease

Tags: heart attack, heart failure, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, sudden cardiac death

The headlines cause gasps of disbelief: A star high school or college athlete suddenly collapses and dies after a workout or a game. The culprit in many cases is hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM). Here's why.


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Individual Care Best for Young Cardiac Patients

Tags: cardiology, heart disease, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, pediatrics

Children with heart disease have special needs, and pediatric hypertrophic cardiomyopathy presents special challenges. A new study confirms the best approach for effective treatment.


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Athletes and Enlarged Hearts

Tags: exercise, heart, heart and vascular institute, heart disease, heart health, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, news, prevention

A diagnosis of an enlarged heart in athletes may be a serious medical issue – or just a byproduct of an active lifestyle. The challenge for physicians is differentiating between the two.


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Chat With a Doctor: Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM)

Tags: chat with a doctor, HCM, heart disease, heart failure, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, sudden cardiac death, webchat

Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) is a complex type of heart disease that affects one in 500 people. Learn more from a Cleveland Clinic physician during a live webchat Friday, Dec. 7, 2012, at noon (ET).


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Chat With a Doctor: Ask the Heart Surgeon

Tags: cardiovascular disease, chat with a doctor, coronary artery disease, endocarditis, heart disease, heart surgery, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, webchat

Ask questions and get answers about heart surgery from a Cleveland Clinic physician during a live webchat Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012, at noon (ET).


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Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM) Patient Conference

Tags: hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, patient conference, research

The Miller Family Heart & Vascular Institute and the Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Association (HCMA) are hosting a comprehensive program about diagnosis and treatment of HCM.


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Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Web Chat Tomorrow

Tags: cleveland clinic, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, web chat

Learn more, register and join to start asking questions now. They will be answered during the web chat tomorrow, 9/1 from Noon - 1 p.m.