Cardiology

Journal of Cardiology

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

Health

New Tech Is Bringing Cardiology Into The Home

Shutterstock<p>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</b> …

Can protein inhibitors control cholesterol and prevent heart attacks when statins cannot?

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

How depression can set the stage for heart disease

<b>THE QUESTION:</b> A close friend has been troubled by manic depression for many years. She’s now in her 40s and recently found out that she already has signs of heart disease. Is there anything that actually links depression to heart problems?<p><b>THE ANSWER:</b> Numerous studies have found that patients who …

Depression

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

Predicting silent heart attack: Technique by this schoolboy shows you how

A Class 10 student from Tamil Nadu has developed a new technique that can non-invasively detect the risk of a ‘silent heart attack’, an advance that …

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>…

Diabetes

When Evidence Says No, but Doctors Say Yes

Long after research contradicts common medical practices, patients continue to demand them and physicians continue to deliver. The result is an epidemic of unnecessary and unhelpful treatments.<p>First, listen to the story with the happy ending: At 61, the executive was in excellent health. His blood …

Medicine

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

Flabby heart keeps pumping with squeeze from robotic sleeve

WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists are developing a robotic sleeve that can encase a flabby diseased heart and gently squeeze to keep it pumping.<p>So far it's been tested only in animals, improving blood flow in pigs. But this "soft robotic" device mimics the natural movements of a beating heart, a …

Robotics

Artificial intelligence can now predict heart failure, and that may save lives

An artificial intelligence system has accurately predicted when patients with heart conditions will die, according to new results published in the …

Medicine

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

Did Debbie Reynolds die of broken-heart syndrome?

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dying of a broken heart is real.<p>When Debbie Reynolds passed away this week, her son said the stress of his sister Carrie Fisher's death the day before was too much for his mother to take.<p>The emotional distress of losing a loved one can trigger broken-heart syndrome, a recognized …

Debbie Reynolds

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

Health News

Out of 250 cans tested by the Center for Environmental Health, 40 percent c...<p>Out of 250 cans tested by the Center for Environmental Health, 40 …

Diabetes

Star Wars' Princess Leia actress Carrie Fisher on ventilator after suffering a heart attack

<b>Los Angeles:</b><i>Star Wars</i> actress Carrie Fisher suffered a massive heart attack while on a plane on Friday and was put on a ventilator, reports said on …

Star Wars

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