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A new study in Amish people suggests that reducing the activity of a protein that regulates plasma triglycerides could prevent cardiovascular disease.
A study led by Columbia researchers found that a minimally invasive technique to repair the mitral valve improved two-year survival for certain heart failure patients.
A new study led by Columbia's Mathew Maurer found that tafamidis reduced deaths from transthyretin amyloid cardiomyopathy, a type of heart failure.
For women, even mild sleep problems can raise blood pressure, finds a new study.
- March 20, 2014
Physicians may be less likely to intensify blood pressure treatment in patients with uncontrolled hypertension who are also depressed.
- February 4, 2014
Nearly half a million women die each year of heart disease and stroke. Here are seven lifestyle changes to help lower your risk.
- November 10, 2013
Taking care of your gums could help keep heart disease at bay. Mailman School researchers have shown that as gum health improves, progression of atherosclerosis slows to a clinically significant degree.
- October 28, 2013
Radiation exposure from breast cancer treatment is associated with a small risk of developing heart disease later in life, but the risk is now lower than it was 20 years ago.
- October 17, 2013
Cardiologists have been advised to screen all heart attack patients for depression, but the evidence backing that advice is sparse.
- July 24, 2013
Study published in New England Journal of Medicine finds druggable target for rare fatal lung disease, a form of pulmonary hypertension.
- May 29, 2013
A study of children born with severe heart defects has found that at least 10 percent of cases stem from genetic mutations that occur spontaneously early in development.
- May 7, 2013
Type 1 diabetes appears to increase the risk of heart disease, the leading cause of death among people with high blood sugar, partly by stimulating production of a protein that sparks an inflammatory process.
- 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.