Black men and women have twice the risk of fatal coronary heart disease as whites, but the disparity could be eliminated with better risk factor control.
Adrenalin-suppressing beta-blockers may delay need for valve-replacement surgery if used early in a growing cause of heart disease.
New minimally invasive procedure to replace damaged aortic valves can help patients for whom open surgery is not an option.
Study says findings could be a game-changer for patients, helping doctors determine when to perform surgery and providing better long-term outcomes.
Alabama man has minimally invasive, robot-assisted heart bypass and a week later is able to drive his new motorhome to Talladega infield.
Leesar will be chief of interventional cardiology and co-director of the UAB Heart and Vascular Center.
Less than 20 percent of patients eligible for cardiac rehab are referred to a program, which can reduce mortality by up to 35 percent.
Low-carb, high-fat diets led to more damaging, more deadly heart attacks and impaired recovery of heart function in study.
Greer Underwood, 9, became the first child in the U.S. to get an experimental heart device in March, keeping her alive for a Mother’s Day heart transplant.