Men who had up to seven alcoholic drinks per week had a 20 percent lower risk of heart failure, compared with those who didn’t drink, reports one study. But many questions remain.
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 someone suffers sudden cardiac arrest, they need immediate help. A smartphone app called PulsePoint Respond aims to connect people struck by sudden cardiac arrest with people who can give them help right away.
A top nutrition advisory committee says people no longer have to be concerned about eating foods that are high in cholesterol. The committee’s report will help shape the next version of the U.S. Dietary Guidelines.
For decades, we've been told that fats in food are unhealthy. New research is prompting medical experts to re-evaluate fat – and it’s not totally taboo. Learn which fats are actually good for you and which you should always avoid.
While a new study finds no link between salt consumption and risk of death or developing heart disease in healthy older adults, people with certain medical conditions still need to modify their salt intake.
A top Cleveland Clinic doctor names four advances that are likely to change the way your doctor prevents and treats heart disease.
Mediterranean diet or low fat? Do I need a cardiac stress test or don’t I? Sometimes it’s difficult to keep up with your doctor’s changing answers to your questions. Here’s why the advice changes and how you can keep pace.
New survey reveals most Americans are confused about how to eat a heart-healthy diet.
A new study has found that measurements of patients’ lipoprotein-a levels can help doctors more accurately predict the risk of developing heart disease over the next 15 years.