People with kidney disease have an elevated risk for coronary artery disease.
It looks like the Mediterranean diet is your best bet after a heart attack.
Non-cardiac drugs that prolong the QT interval produce a 3-fold increase in sudden death
Sudden death in young athletes, fortunately a rare event, can be due to a host of underlying cardiac conditions.
Aspirin can be useful in preventing heart attacks and strokes, but the side effect of bleeding can be a problem.
A new study suggests an association between low LDL cholesterol levels achieved with statins, and the risk of cancer.
Statins may reduce the risk of some cancers
Find out whether moderate coffee drinking is safe for heart health.
Diagnosing and successfully treating dysautonomia requires finding a physician who understands these conditions, and who is patient enough to engage in trial-and-error treatments.
The dysautonomias are serious medical disorders that are often missed, or dismissed
The US Preventative Services Task Force says not to screen for heart disease in asymptomatic indivieuals
Long QT syndrome - torsades de pointes
Evidence suggests that older people have a beneficial response to cholesterol treatment.
There are special considerations that must be taken into account when treating hypertension in the elderly.
Mitral stenosis is the condition in which the heart's mitral valve becomes thickened and immobile, and subsequently does not open completely.
Brief summary of coronary artery disease
Mitral regurgitation is a common heart valve disorder that requires careful and ongoing medical care.
A left ventricular assist device (LVAD) is a surgically implanted, battery driven pump, designed to augment the pumping action of a heart that that has become too weak from heart failure to function effectively.
Constrictive pericarditis is a condition in which the pericardium becomes stiff, thus restricting the normal function of the heart.
Syncope, or fainting, is a common symptom that can be caused by many different medical conditions.
New evidence that drug eluting stents may lead to long-term problems
Here's what you need to know about antiarrhythmic drugs and medications.
The Institute of Medicine and the Harvard School of Public Health have released reports on the risks and benefits of eating seafood, much to the dismay of environmental and consumer groups.
the cardiac effects of thyroid disease
subclinical hypothyroidism increases cardiac risk