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A large clinical trial has found that a minimally invasive procedure to replace a narrowed heart valve performed better than surgery in patients who were good candidates for surgery.
Martin B. Leon, MD, was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award from the American College of Cardiology for his contributions to the treatment of heart disease with minimally invasive techniques.
Data from an ongoing study found that women who had experienced frequent weight fluctuations had more risk factors for heart disease.
Historically considered a man’s disease, heart disease now claims the lives of more women than men. But symptoms between the sexes can differ, and men and women are treated differently.
- 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.
- December 21, 2012
New study may help inform the design of anti-atherosclerosis vaccines
- December 17, 2012
A new meta-analysis of 6 studies (120,000 people) demonstrates that stress may help predict future risk of heart disease or death from heart disease.
- October 8, 2012
New link found between high-fat diet and atherosclerosis
Source:CNNSeptember 7, 2012
Heart attacks in the U.S. are uncommon among people younger than 55, but the numbers could rise because obesity is a growing problem, said Dr. Lee Goldman.
- August 21, 2012
- August 6, 2012
The observed association between periodontitis and atherosclerotic vascular disease cannot be attributed solely to the recognized common risk factors.