People with diabetes are more likely to develop heart disease. Clouding this issue, the FDA recently issued a warning that statin therapy may be associated with an increased risk of developing diabetes. What gives?
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.
When it comes to heart health, there are some symptoms you shouldn't shrug off. Watch out for these five: chest pain, leg pain, getting winded easily, syncope (or dizziness) and heart palpitations.
Statin therapy is a popular first-line treatment to lower LDL cholesterol and reduce the risk of heart attacks and death. While most people tolerate statins quite well, occasionally side effects can occur. Dr. Michael Rocco explains what to watch out for.
High-intensity interval training, which involves short bursts of exercise at full capacity, is frequently used in sports training. Now clinicians are applying that same principle to cardiac rehab—with promising results.
Cardiac rehabilitation can serve as a powerful prescription for better heart health. While many people think that this therapy is limited to patients who have had surgery or heart attacks, it can benefit many others, too.
Don’t fool yourself into believing you’re invincible. Keeping heart disease in check and practicing healthy coping mechanisms could save your life and help you avoid an unexpected heart event.
Researchers continue to study the possible link between oral health and heart disease. Here, a Cleveland Clinic cardiologist gives an overview of what you need to know if you are a heart patient.
Mechanical heart pumps, or left ventricular assist devices (LVADs), are lifesaving devices for patients with advanced heart failure, but a new study shows that the HeartMate II has higher risk than originally believed.
Black licorice lovers take note: The FDA warns that in rare occurrences, one of your faves may cause your heart to skip a beat, and not in the good way.
There’s a controversy in the world of heart disease prevention that may affect millions of people: the one-third of all American adults who have increased risk of heart attack and stroke.