Liposuction is a common procedure for those who want to remove unsightly bulges; however, a new use for the fat cells extracted in the process has been reported.
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According to UCLA cardiologists, heart transplant patients are very prone to developing an aggressive form of coronary artery disease, which often results in heart failure, death, or the need for r
Scientists have discovered a new use for skin cells and that is to help regenerate damaged heart muscle.
In a poster presentation at the Heart Failure Congress 2012 in Belgrade, Serbia, researchers report that they have found that using Nordic poles during a walk is a safe and healthy way for heart fa
The current obesity epidemic in the United States is impacting the health of Americans.
The Medtronic Foundation has recently instituted the Heart Rescue Project—a community response education resource to combat sudden cardiac arrest fatalities.
The story of the Good Samaritan is a parable told by Jesus to a Jewish lawmaker who wanted to know what he had to do in order to enter the Kingdom of Heaven.
Eating a diet rich in omega-3 fatty acids might help protect smokers from heart disease.
Mount Everest’s slopes have siphoned the last drop of strength of many a climber demanding endurance sometimes at super human levels.
After a heart attack, medical advice generally includes eating a healthy diet, not smoking, and engaging in suitable exercise, but what about drinking alcohol?
Postoperative Cognitive Dysfunction (POCD) is a decline in cognitive function for weeks or months after surgery. It commonly occurs after cardiac surgery as well as major non-cardiac surgery.
For a small group of patients with heart failure and type 2 diabetes, a daily dose of chocolate did more than taste good—it sweetened their life and improved their muscle function.
COPENHAGEN, DENMARK - All individuals age; however, some age more rapidly than others.
Being involved in a healthy, loving relationship is good for the heart and might even help keep coronary artery disease at bay. Cardiologist Julie Damp, M.D.
Heart failure sounds like a death sentence and in generations past it was. Today, however, though the number of Americans suffering from the disease continues to increase, deaths are declining.
Sex matters, especially when it comes to coronary artery disease.
A new study may cause individuals who consider themselves to be at low-risk for cardiovascular disease to reevaluate their current lifestyle.
Recent news about the possibility that the relatively new blood clot preventing drug Pradaxa has been associated with an in increase in heart attacks can lead to confusion for cardiac patients over