Heart Diseases : Health & Medical
Often, when we hear about our cholesterol levels, we automatically assume that this is a bad thing. High cholesterol is a well known cause of a variety of heart diseases and cancers and has gained a reputation as a killer. But the good cholesterol, or HDL cholesterol is essential if we are to remain
People who have recently been hospitalized for a heart attack or the severe chest pain of angina may live longer if they take the new anticlotting pill Xarelto in addition to standard therapy, a large study shows.
Vital recommendations for cardiovascular disease screening are presented from the AHA Task Force on practice guidelines.
It is often asked, "How do I stop palpitations while they are occurring?" Some people find the methods they use are inconsistent or they are simply unaware of alternatives. Luckily, there are more than a couple of ways to stop palpitations in their tracks once they begin. Now the second pr
Three new cardiology-related technologies are improved with NICE guidance. What can be learned from the challenges?
What type of stenting is most effective at preventing the recurrence of various cardiovascular events? Is one method preferred?
Bill Clinton underwent heart surgery for the second time in February, 2010. This article discusses that operation and the causes of his heart problems later in life.
A review of the investigations for, and management of, bradycardias and tachycardias, with particular emphasis on device therapy.
Lipids serum cholesterol is a type of fat that has become a serious problem in recent years for many different reasons, with the a couple being the explosion of obesity, and the active lifestyle falling out of favor with many adults and children alike. These two factors combined with diets that are
ACC 2006: First-in-man trial results suggest a magnesium-alloy absorbable stent may overcome some of the limitations associated with conventional stenting.
ASH 2008: Substudy and other data from the ON-TARGET, TRANSCEND, AASK, ACCORD, EXCEED, and ACCOMPLISH trials.
High blood pressure (hypertension), "the silent killer" leads to heart attacks which are the number one cause of death. The key to heart attack prevention is keeping your blood pressure chart in the "green zone". While you can do that with medication, it is expensive and you risk
In the past five years a great of excellent research has lead to a new level of awareness about the risks of high cholesterol leading to a large number of books, tapes, and food labels all claiming to give you the answer about how to lower cholesterol naturally. Many cooking and home magazines have
AuthorRobin Parks, MSEditorKathleen M. Ariss, MSAssociate EditorTracy LandauerAssociate EditorPat TrumanPrimary Medical ReviewerCaroline S. Rhoads, MD - Internal MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerRobert A. Kloner, MD, PhD - CardiologyLast UpdatedMay 26, 2006 ...
The cereal aisle at the supermarket seems to have more options every week, but figuring out which cereal is healthy and which you should steer clear of is easier than you might think. The key to choosing a healthy cereal is taking time to scope out the details on the nutrition label and keeping thes
Description: Daily aspirin therapy may not help some people with heart disease because they have aspirin resistance.