A new Cleveland Clinic study finds that excess fat itself — not just associated factors like high blood pressure, high cholesterol or lack of exercise — is harmful. Preventive cardiologist Haitham Ahmed, MD, explains the genetic analysis linking obesity with diabetes and coronary artery disease.
If you have recurrent pericarditis, new medications may provide new treatment options that can end episodes of pericarditis for good.
Thanks to participants in clinical trials, health care providers can save more lives every day and continue to improve national healthcare practice standards.
If you’ve noticed that your cardiologist’s or internist’s advice about how to keep your heart healthy changes over time, you’re not alone. Clinical guidelines are based on the most current evidence-based medicine. So if your doctor tells you at one visit that you need a certain diagnostic test or medication and at the next one … Read More