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In a field that relies heavily on studies of male patients, Columbia interventional cardiologist Margaret McEntegart is working to improve outcomes for women with heart disease.
High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, can go undetected and lead to death.
A Columbia cardiologist explains everything you want to know about your heart and how to keep it healthy.
Columbia surgeons performed the first pediatric total artificial heart surgery in the Northeast.
- October 27, 2021
With the risks and benefits of taking aspirin to prevent heart attack and stroke so closely balanced, the decision must be tailored to each individual, says Columbia internist Andrew Moran, MD.
- September 23, 2021
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.
- July 26, 2021
Two drugs commonly used to treat high blood pressure are equally effective as single-drug therapies, but one is slightly safer, a new study has found.
- July 16, 2021
Most of the heart and immunologic problems seen in children with multisystem inflammatory syndrome (MIS-C)—a condition linked to COVID—were gone within a few months, Columbia researchers have found.
- May 19, 2021
A new study describes multiple ways to achieve the same health benefits from exercise—as long as your exercise “cocktail” includes plenty of light physical activity.
- 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.
- February 19, 2021
Physicians at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons are exploring disparities in the diagnosis and treatment of heart disease in women.