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.
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.
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.
Many people who have normal blood pressure at home may see an increase at the doctor’s office, a phenomenon known as “white coat syndrome.” Now, research is showing that this condition may not be as harmless as once believed.
The drug serelaxin is on track to become the first treatment breakthrough for acute heart failure in two decades.
Patients who undergo chemotherapy can sometimes experience an unexpected and troubling complication: The cancer treatments actually can cause congestive heart failure. Here’s how doctors can help.
Cardio-oncology is a specialized area of medicine that focuses on heart conditions in patients who are undergoing cancer treatments. Dr. Karen James explains why close monitoring is crucial during chemotherapy.
While the average life expectancy is increasing, not everyone is enjoying a good quality of life. Here’s how you can decrease your risk of chronic disease and increase your odds of living not just longer — but better.
You or a loved one have been diagnosed with cardiomyopathy, but what exactly does that mean?