DAPT score helps weigh the risks and benefits of continued dual antiplatelet therapy after stent implantation.
A large international trial finds statins to be most effective for heart disease prevention.
Cardiac imaging proves more useful than stress tests for determining heart risk in women, finds study.
Experts emphasize addressing cardiovascular risk factors like high blood pressure, smoking and diabetes earlier in life.
The highest death rates from heart disease have shifted to the South since the 1970s.
Study highlights the need to improve diagnosis and treatment for depression in heart patients.
Beta blockers fail to reduce permanent tissue damage after a heart attack, but may have other benefits.
Study analyzed data on trends in older adults in the Framingham Heart Study.
Experts address key heart attack differences in men and women.
Inflammation associated with gum disease is likely to blame, but further research is needed to understand the relationship.
In young adults with acute coronary syndrome, feminine qualities increase risk for heart events, regardless of sex.
Exercise-based rehab programs reduce risk for heart-related death by 26%.
Heart disease accounts for 1 in 3 deaths, highlighting an urgent need for prevention and treatment.
Women often experience heart attack symptoms differently than men. It's important for a woman to be able to recognize the symptoms of a heart attack and react quickly by calling 911.
It's important for men to recognize the symptoms of a heart attack, remain calm and quickly call 911. Under no circumstances should men try to "tough it out."