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.