Big Study Casts Doubt On Need For Many Heart ProceduresThe results challenge medical dogma and call into question some of the most common practices in heart care.
FDA Committee Says 'Super Fish Oil' Drug Can Be Given To More Patients To Reduce Heart Attack, Stroke RiskFish oil primarily contains two types of the omega-3 fatty acids: DHA and EPA. Vascepa, as this drug is called, is pure EPA.
Off-Duty NYPD Officers Save Man Having A Heart Attack During Their Bowling GameIn their spare time, NYPD officers Giovanni Cucuzza, Joseph Glorioso, and John Desiderio compete in a weekly bowling league.
Heart Failure: LVAD Technology Giving Hope To Those In Need Of TransplantThe FDA has recently approved a medical device that is giving hope for patients with heart failure.
Study: Aspirin's Role In Treating Heart Attacks, Strokes May Be Harmful To Some PatientsFor years, we've been told aspirin is a good way to prevent heart attacks and strokes, but a new study shows the medication may be harmful for some people.
Researchers Create Heart Attack Prediction ToolMedical researchers affiliated with Dallas-based UT Southwestern Medical Center have unveiled a web page designed to “calculate” a person’s risk level for heart attack or stroke.
Survey: Most Americans Don’t Know Difference Between Heart Attack, Cardiac Arrest & StrokeDo you know what to do when someone has a heart attack? Do you know the difference between a heart attack, stroke and cardiac arrest?
Heart Stents Might Not Be Effective In Easing Chest Pain, Study SaysWhen a patient has a heart attack, stents can be life savers. But many are put in for chest pain, called angina.
Heart Disease Is Preventable, But Many Women Still Don’t Know The Risk FactorsHeart attacks kill five times as many women each year as breast cancer, but many women still don't know the risk factors for heart disease.
Minimally-Invasive Pump Could Be A Life Saver For Heart Attack PatientsWhen you hear the words artificial, implantable heart pump, you probably think major surgery and a very large device.
Bartender Steps In After Man Suffers Near-Fatal Heart Attack In Bridgeport RestaurantA bartender was being hailed as a hero Thursday, after a life-or-death situation in the middle of a busy restaurant in Bridgeport, Connecticut.
New York Rep. Gregory Meeks Suffers Minor Heart AttackThe 62-year-old said he hopes his experience can heighten awareness about heart disease and the importance of knowing the signs of a heart episode.
Officials To CBS2: Woman's Body To Be Tested For Ebola Due To Recent Time In GuineaThe body of a woman who died of an apparent heart attack in Brooklyn Tuesday will be tested for the Ebola virus as a precaution, since she was recently in a West African country affected by the virus, city officials told CBS2.
Dr. Max Gomez: Study Says Only A Select Few Will Benefit From Aspirin TherapyFor years, doctors have told almost everyone of middle age or older to take a daily aspirin to thin the blood.
Experts Question Study Downplaying Link Between Saturated Fat, Heart DiseaseAn analysis in the Annals of Internal Medicine of nearly 80 studies on the effect of dietary fats finds there's not enough evidence to say that eating saturated fat increases the incidence of heart attacks or strokes.