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.
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.
Everyone agrees: trans fat is unhealthy. Now federal regulators are taking steps to eliminate it from our diet completely. In three years, food manufacturers will have to phase out artificial trans fats from their products, under guidelines announced by the FDA.
Patients with atrial fibrillation, an irregular heart rhythm, are at a higher risk of stroke. Prevention has focused almost exclusively on long-term drug therapy that thins the blood. That is, until now.
Two exciting new drugs that can dramatically lower “bad” cholesterol levels have received approval from an FDA advisory panel, moving the drugs closer to being available for patient use.
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.
While many physicians are hesitant to perform aggressive treatment procedures on older patients, one study finds that many healthy older patients can achieve good outcomes undergoing heart procedures.
Patients with psoriatic arthritis need to be aware of their risk of conditions that often accompany the disease, including cardiovascular disease, diabetes, IBD and eye disease.
Is it okay to eat butter now? See what top cardiologists want you to know about what's changing in our view of diet and heart disease.
People who have sleep apnea are at risk for serious medical problems if they are not diagnosed before surgery. Get the facts from a sleep disorder specialist.