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This July, Columbia neurologist Mitch Elkind will become president of the American Heart Association, only the second time a neurologist has led the organization.
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.
A new study suggests that for women, poor sleep could contribute to unhealthy food choices, increasing the risk of obesity and heart disease.
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.
- 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.
- March 6, 2017
Columbia University names cardiology researchers Muredach P. Reilly and Marwah Abdalla 2017 Marjorie and Lewis Katz Scholars.