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New research shows how arteries become blocked with plaque known as atherosclerosis that may pave the way for new heart disease prevention strategies.
By now, the YouTube videos left behind by 18-year-old Ben Breedlove, who died on Christmas due to complications of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM), have been viewed by countless numbers of people
Until now, pediatric patients who were candidates for heart transplantation often waited in vain for a human heart.
For some heart patients in India who cannot afford a pacemaker, the donation of recycled pacemakers from deceased Americans is a life saver and has been shown to be “very safe and effective.” Such
Depression is linked to higher risk of heart disease and recent data shows people suffering from mood disorders may have double the risk of heart attack compared to people who are not depressed.
There is a pretty well-established link between long-term stress and heart disease, which is why physicians often include stress management as part of treatment.
In a study presented today at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions in Orlando, Mayo Clinic researchers show smoking bans at work reduce heart attacks.
Wine is known to be good for heart health, but for people who enjoy a cold glass of brewed hops, here’s some good news: A new study shows beer can also be good for the heart.
The Centers for Disease Control’s weekly morbidity and mortality report said that fewer people are reporting angina and heart attacks across the country, with the notable exception of the southern
Dr. Dean Ornish, a pioneer in heart disease treatment, said “Your genes are not your fate”. Now researchers, supporting what Dr.
Soy protein shows some promise for keeping arteries clean and free from plaque in postmenopausal women.
Menopause may be blamed for many things, but increasing the risk of fatal heart disease is not one of them.
Here’s a study chocolate lovers everywhere will appreciate: University of Cambridge researchers found that people who consumed the highest amount of chocolate had a significant reduction in cardiov
Evidence from researchers now suggests coronary heart disease is mostly driven by genes, not lifestyle factors within families.
Happily married people who undergo coronary bypass surgery are more likely to be alive 15 years later as their unmarried counterparts likely because partners support each other through life-changin
Research findings show nearly all patients experiencing heart attack, and in need of balloon angioplasty to open blocked arteries, are getting timely treatment.
A new screening test for congenital heart disease (CHD) in newborns could identify infants at risk and save lives, according to a new report in Pediatrics.
Researcher suggests there is a direct link between obesity and the common heart rhythm disturbance atrial fibrillation in a first study.
The use of a coronary calcium scan is emerging as the most effective way to prevent heart attack and stoke in people who show no evidence of high cholesterol levels.
A fatty concoction called Intralipid, made from soy bean oil, egg phospholipids and glycerin might stop damage from heart attack.