Dabigatran increases risk of complications for patients with mechanical heart valves compared to standard therapy, study finds.
Your heart has four valves and problems can arise when one or more of the valves aren't opening or closing properly. Read this helpful guide to learn everything you need to know about valve disease.
How quickly smokers metabolize nicotine may impact whether the nicotine patch or Chantix works best, finds study.
Researchers in an almost 4-year study found that angioplasty for patients with chronic blockages made up only 3.8% of the total number of angioplasties performed for stable heart disease.
Study finds that women who exercise moderately—not strenuously—a few times a week have lower risk for heart attack and stroke.