If you have arterial blockages, here's what you need to know about Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI) versus full-blown surgery – or Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG).
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.
It’s well-established that the Mediterranean diet is the best choice for heart health. But a recent study finds that adding nuts or olive oil to this diet could help protect your brain, too.
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.
You don’t want to heat up the kitchen — or clean pots and pans. The solution? Fire up the grill and throw on some burgers for a quick meal with minimal fuss. Keep in mind that the quality of your ingredients determines whether you’re serving a healthy meal to your family, or one that’s loaded
Diet implications of the new cholesterol guidelines focus more on carbs and sugar vs. fats. Here’s why.
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.
A new study shows that performing catheter ablation on patients who have heart failure and an irregular heartbeat (atrial fibrillation) yields better outcomes than treating them with a medication to improve heart rhythms.
Choices you make every day about diet and exercise play a major role in your heart health. Here are seven ways to make good choices easier.