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A combination of genetic and lab testing could identify 1 million Americans who are at risk of early death from heart disease because they carry a gene that causes high cholesterol.
The Columbia Hypertension Center has been certified by the American Heart Association, recognition that Columbia is a leader in the care of patients with high blood pressure.
Internationally renowned “surgeon’s surgeon” is known for his skill in highly complex cases.
Heart disease is the No. 1 one cause of death in American women, yet most are unaware of the risks and most cardiovascular studies are about men.
- February 17, 2022
An over-the-counter cough suppressant can knock some heart cells back into rhythm, a finding that may lead to a new way to treat a rare heart condition.
- February 1, 2022
Essential tips for a healthy heart at any age, from Columbia cardiologist Marc Eisenberg.
- December 23, 2021
New guidelines for patients with coronary artery disease emphasize the role of a multidisciplinary heart team, an approach pioneered at Columbia.
- November 9, 2021
A new mathematical modeling study suggests that about a quarter of young adults between 18 and 39 could gain lifetime health benefits from taking statins.
- September 23, 2021
When Henry Ray Fischbach suddenly collapsed during his performance, three doctors from Columbia University Irving Medical Center/NewYork-Presbyterian quickly stepped in to save his life.
- July 26, 2021
Two drugs commonly used to treat high blood pressure are equally effective as single-drug therapies, but one is slightly safer, a new study has found.
- July 16, 2021
Most of the heart and immunologic problems seen in children with multisystem inflammatory syndrome (MIS-C)—a condition linked to COVID—were gone within a few months, Columbia researchers have found.
- May 19, 2021
A new study describes multiple ways to achieve the same health benefits from exercise—as long as your exercise “cocktail” includes plenty of light physical activity.