Heart Diseases : Health & Medical
Artery expanding drugs and heavy metal make a good combination for coronary stents, but which one tops the charts?
The most important step in surviving a heart attack is to recognize when you might be having one. Here is what to look for, and what to do about it.
You may have it wrong if you think alcohol is good for your heart. That only applies if you follow low-risk drinking guidelines. Moderate to high risk drinking causes nothing but heart problems and many other diseases. Bad things happen to nice people.
Can a buildup of cholesterol in our body present a serious health risk? This is certainly a topic that most people should take the time to learn more about, especially if they are overweight, don't exercise, are in a stressful job, have high blood pressure or diabetes, or have simply crested ov
This study evaluated the rate of progression of coronary artery calcium in type 2 DM and examined whether other variables altered calcium progression.
What effects will the release of the Edwards Sapien transcatheter aortic valve system and increasing availability of TAVR have?
Sodium is an essential electrolyte that keeps the body functioning properly.In as much as sodium is of importance, many of us take in far more of this substance than we need which is ultimately damaging to our health.The idea that excessive salt consumption is the cause of primary high blood pressur
Jonathan Halperin, MD, and Henry Black, MD, discuss aspirin, and the newer antiplatelets and how they should be used.
In the midst of this uncertainty, how should primary care physicians manage their patients at high-risk of heart disease who are also on COX-2 inhibitor therapy?
When you have high blood pressure symptoms, chances are you are scrambling for ways to get yourself healthy. High blood pressure is a silent killer because it slowly creeps into your body and will eventually render you helpless.
In his video commentary Dr Black discusses the long-term results with coffee from the Health Professionals Study and the Nurses Health Study -- good news, but why? The caffeine? The antioxidants?