Learn about three medical innovations that relate to the human heart, including the development of a small leadless pacemaker, new cholesterol-lowering injections and a new congestive heart failure drug.
Coronary Artery Disease
Stay informed about heart, vascular and thoracic topics in this continuation of The Beating Edge blog from our Heart & Vascular Institute, which is ranked No. 1 in heart care in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.
You can control your own future; A new study says you can cut your heart attack risk by 80 percent, just by making positive changes in your lifestyle.
Interventional cardiologists are now using brachytherapy — a radiation treatment usually used to treat cancer — to re-open clogged arteries.
You can breathe easier once the ER doc says those chest pains weren't a heart attack, but don't brush aside your health scare; follow up with a doctor's visit − it could save your life.
Diabetes complicates coronary bypass surgery, but one type of grafting in particular maximizes outcomes for diabetic patients as it does for many others.
Confused about which oils are heart-healthy and which aren’t? Keep this primer from our registered dietitian as a ready reference.
Cancer patients who’ve undergone chest radiation therapy may incur cardiovascular damage that shows up decades later. Surgeons recommend multi-component procedures, or other therapies based upon each patient’s risk.
Statistics-based risk modeling can empower you to learn more about your cardiac care. Talk with your cardiologist about treatment options and what is best for you.
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.