- New test gives better risk prediction for heart attack, stroke
Baylor College of Medicine researchers have found that testing a specific type of triglyceride may be a better indicator for predicting risk of cardiovascular disease and stroke compared to traditional risk factors.
- Patient with genetic cholesterol disorder has new outlook after clinical trial
Terry Lim discusses her treatment journey after being diagnosed with familial hypercholesterolemia, a genetic disorder resulting in dangerously high cholesterol.
- Exercise and the heart
It is well known that exercise is needed for cardiovascular health, but just how much is needed and how often? Dr. Ihab Hamzeh shares tips.
- Minimally invasive heart procedures: What you should know
Dr. Joseph Lamelas explains the benefits of using minimally invasive procedures to treat heart valve disease.
- The 411 on heart palpitations
Although they may seem minor at the time you’re experiencing them, Dr. Ajith Nair says prolonged heart palpitations may be a symptom of a more serious health concern.
- Benefits of personalized cardiovascular healthcare
People are living longer today; however, the older a person is, the higher the risk of cardiovascular disease, heart attack or stroke. Dr. Christie Ballantyne discusses.
- High blood pressure and heart health
Dubbed the silent killer, high blood pressure often occurs with no symptoms or warning signs. As a result, one in five American adults do not know they have it. Learn more about understanding, preventing and managing high blood pressure.
- Women experience heart attacks differently than men
Heart attacks might not be unique to women, but some of the symptoms and risk factors are quite different compared to men.
- Stress and the heart
Relaxing could have a positive effect on coronary artery disease and heart health. Dr. Guilherme Silva explains.
- Heart-healthy recipes
Looking to improve your heart health? Start in the kitchen.