Cellular Medicine offers a non-invasive, natural approach to many ailments. This article explores what can be done to prevent and treat heart disease, without the risks and complications of bypass surgery or other procedures.
Angioplasty procedures to open clogged heart arteries can be performed safely and successfully at medical centers that don’t have a heart surgery team on site in case of an emergency, a large study suggests.
Women with miscarriages early in pregnancy may be at increased risk for heart disease.
Get to know more about the role of percutaneous closure of patent foramen oval -- for patients with cryptogenic stroke.
We evaluated the results of stent placement in small coronary arteries.
There was an unmentioned statistic in results from studies on a drug to treat high cholesterol. A cardiologist points to the fact that this is common practice in the pharmaceutical industry. But would you feel the same way about your medicine if you were told this little secret?
First of all I'd like to begin by saying that all stress is not bad!! There are basically two kinds of stress, emotional stress and physical stress. Some people handle stress a lot better than others, this has a lot to do with your personality.
Cholesterol is an essential building block of every cell in the body. It's made up of a fatty, wax-like substance that circulates throughout the bloodstream. There are several different types of cholesterol. High-Density Lipoprotein (HDL) is referred to as "good" cholesterol and is th
Learn about the various symptoms of heart disease, such as chest pain, shortness of breath, and fatigue.
If a presentation of ACS is only the tip of the atherothrombotic iceberg, then what is the role of antiplatelet therapy?
Maintaining a normal cholesterol range is extremely important to your health and general well being. You will learn more about how to maintain a normal range while reading this article.
Experts review the latest techniques that reveal whether you have heart disease.
Dr. Black quizzes Dr. Weber, lead author on the ASH/ISH guidance, and Dr. Townsend, who was part of JNC 8 and the ASH/ISH statement, on the reasoning behind the different recommendations.
How many patients are missing the boat when it comes to screening in for ICD?
Concise results from four trials provide up-to-date guidance for interventionalists.
Illustration copyright 2000 by Nucleus Communications, Inc. All rights reserved. http://www.nucleusinc.comThe heart has four chambers: two atria and two ventricles. The right atrium receives oxygen - poor blood from the body and pumps it to the right ventricle.The right ventricle pumps the oxygen -
Our Medscape advisors selected and ranked top studies in 2011 that they felt had a significant impact on cardiology practice.
In this article I discuss an alternative to taking prescription medications in an attempt to lower LDL cholesterol naturally. I prescribe a shake so effective that test subjects dropped their LDL levels by a whopping 38%! Instead of putting chemicals in your body and dealing with side effects, I rec
Cardiac catheterization is a test used to check blood flow in the coronary arteries, blood flow, and blood pressure in the heart's chambers; find out how well the heart valves work; and check for defects in the way the heart's wall moves.
Tn-I elevation after elective PCI is relatively common and is associated with procedural complications such as incidental side brachy occlusion and thrombus formation.