It’s really discouraging that most Americans do not get regular exercise. Also, many who are exercising aren’t doing it effectively to lower their cardiovascular risk.
Older obese adults who have a common type of heart failure can improve their ability to exercise without experiencing shortness of breath, a new study suggests.
The holidays are about good times with friends and family, but those good times often can lead to overindulgence — and a condition called holiday heart syndrome.
Cleveland Clinic played a key role in ground-breaking research that examined an important question: In patients with advanced heart failure, could earlier implantation of a left ventricular assist device (LVAD) improve outcomes?
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Women receive fewer implantable cardiac devices than do men, yet when they do receive them, their survival is the same or — in some cases — better, a recent study shows.
There’s few instances where being overweight can improve your health. But a new study shows that having a little pudge may benefit women with heart failure.
Leadless pacemakers inserted via catheter instead of surgery cut complications including bleeding, infection and wire breakage.
Beta-blockers are some of the most effective medications for treating heart failure. While side effects and determining dosage can make their use difficult, abruptly stopping them is dangerous.
Smartphones and power lines can interfere with pacemakers and implanted defibrillators. However, while possible, problems are unlikely, say two studies.
In 2014, the Cleveland Clinic’s Cardiac Transplant Program marked its 30th anniversary, having performed more than 1,600 heart transplants in that time. About 4,000 heart transplantation procedures are performed annually worldwide. Cleveland Clinic’s program is the fifth largest heart transplant program in the country and the largest in Ohio. The program boasts survival rates of … Read More