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A new study of nearly 5 million patients shows the most-popular first-line treatment for hypertension is less effective and causes more side effects than thiazide diuretics.
Sitting while watching television, but not sitting at work, is associated with a greater risk of heart attack, stroke, or early death, Columbia researchers have found.
A large clinical trial has found that a minimally invasive procedure to replace a narrowed heart valve performed better than surgery in patients who were good candidates for surgery.
Martin B. Leon, MD, was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award from the American College of Cardiology for his contributions to the treatment of heart disease with minimally invasive techniques.
- October 13, 2017
The Vivian and Seymour Milstein Family Infant Cardiac Unit is a state-of-the-art, 17-bed unit staffed by a multidisciplinary team of specialists in neonatal cardiac intensive care.
- September 21, 2017
Macrophages can eat up to 70 dead cells a day, preventing atherosclerosis. A new CUMC study finds that mitochondria play a critical role in the process.
- September 11, 2017
Sitting around for one to two hours at a time without moving increases the risk of death, finds a new study.
Source:The New York TimesAugust 28, 2017
- August 23, 2017
Higher up-front costs for intensive blood pressure control are outweighed by long-term cardiac benefits, shows study.
- August 15, 2017
A new clinical trial will determine if the drug apixaban can prevent recurrent strokes in people with atrial cardiopathy.
- August 1, 2017
Aspirin does not increase the risk of hospitalization or death in patients taking ACE inhibitors or ARBs for heart failure, Columbia researchers have found.
- August 1, 2017
Using a noninvasive test developed at Columbia, older TAVR patients with an unusual heart failure pattern were found to have cardiac amyloidosis.
- May 1, 2017
Smoking counteracts the effect of a gene that normally protects against heart disease, according to a new study.