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Sitting while watching television, but not sitting at work, is associated with a greater risk of heart attack, stroke, or early death, Columbia researchers have found.
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.
- 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.
- 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