Results show hospitalization for pneumonia was associated with increased short- and long-term risk of cardiovascular disease, especially for those age 65 and older. The risk was highest in the first year after hospitalization
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.
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.
Taking a stress test isn’t as simple as jumping on the treadmill. Talk with your cardiologist about whether to eat, exercise or take your medications beforehand to ensure you’re prepared.
Inflamed tissues after heart surgery can cause discomfort, but there’s a solution. Here’s what you can do about postpericardiotomy syndrome.
If you’re looking for a heart-healthy weight-loss diet to try, it appears that low-carbohydrate might be more effective than low-fat.
Scant evidence of low-T therapy safety or efficacy prompts medical concerns about long-term effects. FDA panel recommends limiting access to disease-related use.
Confused about which oils are heart-healthy and which aren’t? Keep this primer from our registered dietitian as a ready reference.
A new drug shows promise in improving the treatment of heart failure. A clinical trial showed it lowered the chances of death or hospitalization by about 20 percent compared to the current standard drug treatment.
Measuring blood pressure seems so simple that desk-like kiosks for checking blood pressure have popped up everywhere. They may be accessible and easy to use, but they often don't provide accurate information.