Endocarditis is an infection that “devours” your heart muscle. Learn the facts about this potentially deadly disease through a patient who overcame it.
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.
Mitral valve surgery used to be done only after symptoms developed, but a Cleveland Clinic study found pre-symptom surgery may be better for patients.
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.
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.
Daytime sleepiness, heavy snoring and waking abruptly and out of breath could mean you have sleep apnea. Find out how this can lead to arrhythmias and heart failure.
Chemotherapy and radiation can damage your heart. A cardio-oncologist can help patients complete their cancer treatment without incurring damage to the heart.
Sometimes it seems like a world of endless food choices. But even for those of us who have settled on a particular way of eating -- such as the heart-healthy Mediterranean diet -- there's many decisions still to be made.
Study shows chronic heart failure patients who have come to terms with their disease are more likely to have a better quality of life when compared with patients who have not accepted their illness.
The Cleveland Clinic received a nod from the American Heart Association for success in using the Get With the Guidelines treatment interventions.