Current treatments can slow progression of heart failure, but do not address the underlying issues, including specific problems that cause systolic heart failure. In this condition, the heart doesn’t contract vigorously enough in pushing blood
The adage of "an aspirin a day keeps the doctor away" fell by the wayside last month. New guidelines announced by the
Among the 1.7 million patients implanted globally every year with heart defibrillators and pacemakers, postoperative infections are a major concern.
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.
In the past decade, U.S. adults’ health has generally worsened due to poor nutrition and inactivity.
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.
As people enjoy themselves this holiday season, doctors are warning of something called "holiday heart" that can happen when people binge-drink.
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
A study published this week shows that more heart patients than ever are getting their aortic valves replaced by way of a long catheter
“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.