Experts offer strategies for easing muscle pain sometimes associated with statin use.
Reducing sodium intake to less than 1,500 mg a day may be excessive for older adults.
The risks associated with blood thinners may outweigh the benefits in younger atrial fibrillation patients with low stroke risk.
Natural remedies can complement but not replace cholesterol-lowering drugs, experts explain.
Study of more than 2 million adults finds that being married significantly reduces risk for heart attack, stroke and death.
Better CPR training methods include repeat sessions, providing feedback to learners and providing more context about sudden cardiac arrest.
The American College of Cardiology's prevention council issues an updated guide on controversial foods to help define a heart-healthy diet.
Study finds that heart attack survivors who don’t return to work tend to face poorer health, financial hardship, signs of depression.
Two U.S. studies find that both children and adults in rural areas face increased risk for obesity.
Experts issue a statement focusing on the prevention and treatment of risk factors for heart disease for South Asians in the United States.
Some animal-based proteins are linked with a higher likelihood of heart failure, suggests study of Finnish men.
Experts ask obstetricians and gynecologists to help educate their patients about heart disease.
Smartphone apps and wearable devices show great promise for the prevention and management of heart disease, but time will tell.
New Zealand study finds current tools greatly overestimate 5–year risk of developing heart disease.
Recent medical statement highlights the evolution of percutaneous coronary intervention and for which heart patients it is most appropriate.
Los Angeles study shows on-site pharmacists promote better blood pressure management.
Climate change may increase heart attack risk, a Michigan study suggests.
Minimally-invasive procedure improves outcomes for stroke patients with patent foramen ovale.
Wristband and mobile app can identify an AFib episode and potentially spare patients unnecessary treatments.
Study finds that having a positive outlook could mean fewer hospitalizations for those with chronic angina.
Heart attack survivors with a history of marijuana and cocaine use have worse long-term survival, finds study.
Where you’re treated for heart failure matters, based on analysis of survival rates across hundreds of U.S. hospitals.