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Now a thriving 19-year-old, the pediatric heart transplant patient offers hope to others.
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.
- March 21, 2013
CUMC's Karina Davidson and team report a cost-effective, patient-centered approach that relieves depression in heart attack survivors -- ultimately reducing medical risk.
- March 20, 2013
CUMC nutritionist Wahida Karmally offers tips for people interested in trying a Mediterranean-style diet.
- March 18, 2013
Study finds tiny, targeted drug particles may be effective in treating chronic diseases
Source:The New York TimesMarch 14, 2013
A history of breast irradiation should be added to the list of heart disease risk factors, and taken into consideration by doctors treating such patients, said CUMC's Lori Mosca.
- March 7, 2013
A clinical trial, led by CUMC's Dr. Karina Davidson, found that treating heart disease patients for symptoms of depression is effective and may provide long-term cost-savings.
- February 26, 2013
Columbia researchers found that not all hostility, but only hostility that can be detected by others, is a risk factor for heart disease.
- February 20, 2013
Omega-3 lipid emulsions protect brain after stroke in mouse study
- February 12, 2013
Counter to prevailing notions, researchers found that “living in the barrio or ethnically dense communities isn’t always bad for your health."
- February 6, 2013
Women with the greatest risk of having a heart attack know the least about heart attack symptoms, according to a new study.