cardiology

picture of a lipid panel test result
January 17, 2019

In December, the American Heart Association reported a brow-furrowing finding: 10 percent of people who take statins discontinue the drug on their own because of perceived negative side effects.

January 17, 2019

In the past decade, U.S. adults’ health has generally worsened due to poor nutrition and inactivity.

Kerry at an appointment
January 15, 2019

If you needed a heart transplant, would you choose to get a donor heart that would also infect you with hepatitis C?  That's the decision Kerry Hayes had to make.

People at a holiday party
December 20, 2018

As people enjoy themselves this holiday season, doctors are warning of something called "holiday heart" that can happen when people binge-drink.

October 17, 2018

A study published this week reflects that more patients than ever who need aortic-valve heart repair are doing so via a catheter instead of open surger

picture of a 3D-printed heart model
October 18, 2018

A study published this week shows that more heart patients than ever are getting their aortic valves replaced by way of a long catheter

August 23, 2018

“Congenital heart disease” sounds like one condition, but the term applies to upward of 20 structural abnormalities , such as malformed chambers and incomplete vessel junctions.

August 6, 2018

Every time a commercial pilot encounters a complication, the airline does a root-cause analysis and shares the findings immediately. The investigation focuses not on blame, but on the problem and the appropriate in-the-moment response.

picture of fluoroscopy showing patient heart procedure of patient Debbie Davis
July 16, 2018

During assessment of a hip injury, patient Debbie Davis was found to have a failing aortic valve.

Pages

Subscribe to cardiology