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New guidelines for patients with coronary artery disease emphasize the role of a multidisciplinary heart team, an approach pioneered at Columbia.
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.
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.
- 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.
- February 19, 2020
This July, Columbia neurologist Mitch Elkind will become president of the American Heart Association, only the second time a neurologist has led the organization.
- February 18, 2020
Patients taking the recommended diuretic for hypertension experienced more potentially serious side effects than those taking a similar drug, according to a new study from Columbia researchers.
- February 17, 2020
A new study suggests that for women, poor sleep could contribute to unhealthy food choices, increasing the risk of obesity and heart disease.
- February 12, 2020
After Cynthia Vander Molen’s son underwent open heart surgery, she wrote a book to help him and other children see how their scars make them stronger.
- February 10, 2020
A 2018 study found that children from poor neighborhoods fare worse after heart surgery compared with kids from wealthier areas. Now Columbia researchers are trying to understand why.
- February 4, 2020
Cardiovascular disease continues to be misdiagnosed and undertreated in women. “The key is education, for doctors and patients," says Columbia cardiologist Jennifer Haythe, MD.
- January 30, 2020
A compound associated with the smell of death may have potential as a treatment for atherosclerosis and other chronic inflammatory diseases.