A history of depression doubles the risk of future heart problems, and then can make the condition worse. The depression can surface after a heart episode or surgery, complicating and slowing the path to recovery.
For people with severe aortic stenosis, surgery to repair or replace the damaged valve was formerly the only effective treatment– until this less invasive procedure came along.
There is a difference between a naturally aging heart and acquiring heart disease as you age.
(CHICAGO) — Following a heart attack, patients often are prescribed a beta-blocker, a drug that takes some of the stress off the heart. But the dosing for this medication has remained controversial, with some of…
WASHINGTON — A man under 55 is more likely to have a heart attack than a woman, but a woman who has one is far more likely to die of it. Researchers at the Yale…
The hearts of devoted fans work harder during big games, a study shows.
From the pages of science fiction to laboratories
around the world, scientists are making human
For a long time, the conventional wisdom was that
the cold weather was to blame for the rise in
heart-related deaths during the winter, but
recent research shows that is not necessarily the
Washington is a hotbed of stress. A local
cardiologist talks about how it can affect your