Aortic Valve Stenosis Also called: Aortic Stenosis

Latest Research

Every week our cardiologists review the most recent advances in cardiovascular medicine and select news to share with you. Here you will find summaries of some of the latest research news about aortic valve stenosis. Share these articles with your friends and family via social media, print items you’d like to discuss with your care team, or add them to your toolbox to read later.

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Coronavirus and People With Heart Conditions: What You Need to Know | Webinar

In this Mended Hearts webinar, CardioSmart Editor-in-Chief Martha Gulati offers advice on what you can do to protect your heart during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.

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Heart Patients Warned of Risks from Coronavirus

People with heart disease seem to be at higher risk of developing serious illness from coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

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Highlighting the Concerns of Marijuana's Effects on the Heart

Marijuana use is associated with cardiovascular problems and can interfere with common heart medications, according to a review article.

More Research Needed to Achieve Health Equity in Preventive Care

Experts identify gaps in knowledge about how to put proven services into practice.

Top CardioSmart News Articles of 2019

This year's most-read patient stories worth a second look.

Infections After Valve Replacements are Rare but Life-Threatening

Even with non-surgical procedures, valve replacements carry a small but serious risk of infection.

Diet Soda and Sugary Drinks May Affect Lifespan, Study Finds

Two or more sodas a day shown to increase risk of death in nearly half a million Europeans.

Consumption of Plant-Based Proteins Could Add Years to Your Life

Study suggests that we eat plenty of plant-based foods, while limiting red and processed meat.

Not All Plant-Based Foods are Created Equal

Just because a food is vegetarian does not mean it promotes health and longevity. 
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Heart Disease and Aortic Stenosis Remain a Challenging Combination

Experts address challenges in performing transcatheter aortic valve replacement in patients with heart disease.

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Study Confirms Benefits of Minimally Invasive Treatment Over Surgery for Aortic Stenosis

Initially reserved for the sickest patients, minimally invasive treatment may be a good option for low-risk patients with aortic stenosis.

Top CardioSmart News Articles of 2018

This year's most read patient summaries worth a second look.

Children Should Avoid Diet Drinks, Advise Experts

Experts can’t say with certainty that artificially sweetened drinks are safe, based on a recent advisory from the American Heart Association.

Health Literacy is Critical to Heart Disease Prevention

An American Heart Association statement addresses health literacy as a barrier to heart health. 

Loneliness is Bad for the Heart

A lack of social support is linked to poorer health outcomes in heart patients.

Moderate Exercise Reduces Risk of Death in Women

A study of more than 17,000 women links physical activity to a longer, healthier life.

Medication Adherence Remains Challenging for Heart Patients

Taking medication as directed is critical to improving outcomes.

A Heart-Healthy Lifestyle Helps Keep the Mind Intact

Experts provide simple yet effective strategies for protecting cognitive health as we age.

Too Much Salt Puts Added Stress on Heart

A recent study confirms that consuming more than 3,700 mg of sodium daily taxes the heart.

Guidelines Fine-Tune Heart Screenings in Young Athletes

Refined testing would save health care costs while still detecting serious heart conditions.

TAVR Improves Quality of Life for Patients with Aortic Stenosis

A minimally invasive procedure improves quality of life in 62% patients with aortic stenosis, finds recent study.

The Importance of Promoting Heart Health in Children

Experts highlight early education about heart health for prevention later in life.
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TAVR Offers Safe Alternative to Surgery for Many Patients with Aortic Stenosis

Minimally invasive procedure is as safe, if not moreso, than traditional surgery for higher-risk patients.

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Virtual Health Programs Could Improve Global Health

An online challenge promotes physical activity and weight loss in over 60 countries.

Heart Disease Burden Has Shifted to Southern U.S. States

The highest death rates from heart disease have shifted to the South since the 1970s.