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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.
- May 16, 2021
Brief pulses of ultrasound delivered to nerves near the kidney lowered blood pressure in people with drug-resistant hypertension, Columbia and NewYork-Presbyterian physicians have found.
- March 31, 2021
Lowering the cutoff to diagnose hypertension during pregnancy better identified 20% of women at risk for preeclampsia, a study by a Columbia University researcher has found.
- March 17, 2021
Therapies that soothe inflammation could be effective at preventing heart disease in older people with a common blood condition, a new study from Columbia researchers suggests.
- March 4, 2021
A systematic screening program designed for athletes testing positive for COVID-19 has detected a low incidence of inflammatory heart disease, so far returning professional athletes safely to sport.
- October 26, 2020
Cardiovascular disease is the No. 1 cause of maternal mortality in the United States, but a new study suggests specialized cardio-obstetrics teams may improve outcomes.
- October 16, 2020
People with congenital heart disease had a lower-than-expected risk for severe symptoms from COVID-19, a new study has found.
- October 8, 2020
Columbia Nursing's Billy Caceres chaired a group that wrote the first American Heart Association Scientific Statement addressing LGBTQ heart health, published in the journal Circulation.
- July 24, 2020
Heart transplants, donor hearts, and transplant waitlists all fell sharply at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States, Columbia University researchers have found.
- June 24, 2020
A new study from Columbia University and NewYork-Presbyterian provides physicians with valuable information on how the heart adapts to intense physical training in elite female athletes in the WNBA.