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May 16, 2021

The Lancet publishes the first such global analysis, which calls for greater effort to reduce heart disease, stroke and other conditions in women. 

April 17, 2021

Findings suggest most college athletes with mild or asymptomatic cases can safely return to play without more cardiac tests.

illustration of coronavirus infection in heart
September 18, 2020

Any virus can infect heart-muscle cells, but the novel coronavirus appears to have a particularly detrimental effect, which cardiologists are trying to understand.  Autopsy studies of very sick coronavirus patients "have shown that about 50% of

August 27, 2020

The findings, published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, underscore need to get a flu shot early, the lead researcher says.

April 23, 2020

Artificial intelligence cuts diagnostic times from hours to minutes; imaging researchers see vast opportunities.

February 3, 2020

Lisa Novak had been told that a coronary artery was too plaque-filled to be repaired with a stent. Turns out it wasn’t. 

December 19, 2019

Structural studies of sodium channels are disclosing details about how they power heartbeats and respond to heart rhythm drugs.

Doctors performing TAVR
March 26, 2019

Open surgery has long been the convention for treating aortic stenosis, a potentially lethal condition in which a failing aortic valve reduces blood flow from the heart.

March 18, 2019

The landmark study of atrial fibrillation compared the catheter procedure with medication.

March 18, 2019

Putting pacemakers and defibrillators into an antibacterial, absorbable envelope protects patients, study shows.

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