Cardiology

Sports Cardiology expert Dr. Drezner explains what new electrocardiogram criteria means for athletes

Family Medicine

Journal of Cardiology

This application allows readers to interactively explore radiological data submitted by the article's authors, and to download the original data …

New Tech Is Bringing Cardiology Into The Home

Good morning, Forbes Health readers! Here are the great stories we published yesterday:<p><b>Forbes Under 30 Alumni Score FDA Clearance For New Heart Monitor</b><p>The team is the second-youngest to gain a 510(k) clearance. The youngest? Themselves, with an earlier device nearly two years ago.<p><b>Redefining The</b> …

Health

Are protein inhibitors really the next big cholesterol killers?

A new generation of cholesterol-lowering drugs are being tested for use in cardiac patients who do not respond to statins.<p>Heart disease is the …

Medicine

Quiz: Blood Clots - Your Body's Built-In Bandage

Health

Rapidly losing and gaining weight could be dangerous if you have heart disease

Don’t yo-yo diet<p>Most people know that get-thin-quick diets don’t work and just lead to a cycle of weight gain and loss. But these schemes are not only ineffective — yo-yo dieting can raise the risk of dangerous health problems for people with coronary disease.<p>For a study published today in the <i>New</i> …

Weight Loss

Who Really Needs Cholesterol and Blood Pressure Drugs

Experts agree that high blood pressure and high cholesterol increase the risk of having a heart attack. So you might think they also agree on when …

Cholesterol

After heart attack, 'Biggest Loser' host Bob Harper 'back to square one'

<b>(CNN) —</b> After a heart attack in February, Bob Harper, a personal trainer and host of the NBC show "The Biggest Loser," is on the road to recovery.<p>The 51-year-old recently shared an Instagram video of himself walking on a treadmill.<p>"Well while all of my @crossfit family is getting ready for 17.3, …

Heart Attacks

How Exercise and Weight Loss Can Protect Against Heart Failure ​ | Men’s Health

In the research, the incidence of PEF was 19 percent lower for individuals who exercised at recommended levels—which is at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity physical activity throughout the week, or at least 75 minutes of vigorous-intensity activity, according to the World Health Organization.<p>…

Lifestyle

7 Powerful Essential Oils For Opening Your Heart

The heart is the most important human organ. Without it pumping, we couldn't sustain life. Many are mindful of how diet and exercise affect heart …

Essential Oils

These Are the Heart Disease Myths You Need to Know About

Though most women are well-acquainted with the pink ribbons that call attention to breast cancer, far fewer know that February is American Heart Month, when the American Heart Association's Go Red For Women campaign strives to bring visibility to heart disease in women: the leading cause of female …

Heart Disease

17 tips to get heart healthier in 2017

We're a nation of troubled hearts.<p>We're talking about our physical tickers today. We'll save emotional for Valentine's Day.<p>Heart disease kills more …

Wellness

SCAD: The Heart Attack That's Striking Young Women

Medicine

Only 8 Percent of Women Know When Heart-Disease Screenings Should Start

A new survey shows that most women don't know the American Heart Association's recommendations.<p>Heart disease is the number one killer of women, yet …

Longevity

Hormone Therapy: About Progesterone & Estrogen

<i>(*Sometimes also called hormone replacement therapy, HRT)</i><p>What are estrogen and progesterone?<p>Estrogen and progesterone are hormones that are produced …

Women's Health

Year in Cardiology 2016

The 2016 Year in Cardiology series highlights and summarises key topics in cardiology from the past 12 months. Explore the series, which is available …

A Cardiologist's Checklist For Protecting Your Heart

In 2016 we were reminded—over and over again—that our heart and vascular system can be fragile and that caring for our hearts requires some daily …

Wellness

Broken Heart Syndrome

It is not uncommon for spouses who have been married for decades to die within hours or days of one another.

Health

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Often a weight loss wild card, your metabolism can greatly affect how your ...<p>Often a weight loss wild card, your metabolism can greatly affect how …

Diabetes

Why the Risk of Heart Attack Rises During Winter

You’ve probably heard that shoveling snow can up your risk of a heart attack. Yet falling temperatures can increase the odds you’ll have a heart …

Heart Attacks

3 keys to cutting heart failure risk

MONDAY, Nov. 28, 2016 -- Middle-aged adults who've avoided obesity, high blood pressure and diabetes are far less likely than others to experience …

Diabetes

Hospitalizations for heart failure on the rise in U.S.

TUESDAY, Nov. 15, 2016 -- More Americans are going to the hospital due to heart failure, a new study finds.<p>The good news is that the hospital stays …

Health Care

New ‘smart bra’ will monitor women’s heart health

A startup out of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology is creating a wearable specifically aimed at better monitoring and understanding women’s …

Tech Industry

Pathophysiology and treatment of Cheyne-Stokes respiration

• Harrison TR,<br>• King CE,<br>• Calhoun JA,<br>• et al.<p>(1934) Congestive heart failure. Cheyne-Stokes respiration as the cause of paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea at the …

Medical Journals

One Diet Change That Can Slash Your Heart Disease and Stroke Risk

Eating more whole grains—and fewer white, refined ones—can lower diastolic blood pressure and reduce the risk of death from heart disease by almost …

Diabetes

Swapping In Whole Grains Can Slash Heart Disease and Stroke Risk, Says Definitive New Study

Eating more whole grains—and fewer white, refined ones—can lower diastolic blood pressure and reduce the risk of death from heart disease by almost …

Nutrition

Optical defibrillator shows promise as a less shocking way to reset your heart

Correcting the irregular heartbeat of an arrhythmia with a standard defibrillator can be a shocking experience that jolts the patient and sometimes …

Breakthroughs

Van Aanholt missed Spurs game after cardiology tests - Moyes

(Reuters) - Dutch defender Patrick van Aanholt’s late withdrawal from the Sunderland squad to face Tottenham Hotspur last weekend was due to medical advice after cardiology test results, manager David Moyes has revealed.<p>Van Aanholt was replaced by substitute Jason Denayer shortly before the kickoff …

David Moyes

Top 10 Questions About High Cholesterol, Answered

A simple blood test at a routine medical visit can tell whether you — like 32 percent of Americans — have high cholesterol.<p>You may be diagnosed with …

Wellness

Improper use of blood pressure drugs endangers 5 million Americans: CDC

ATLANTA, Sept. 13 (UPI) -- Nearly half of Medicare beneficiaries with high blood pressure are not taking medications prescribed to them for the …

Health Care