Recent News

Heart health: Are women getting incorrect treatment?
Posted on Monday January 20, 2020

A new review investigates sex differences in cardiometabolic disorders. The authors conclude that women are more at risk of receiving the wrong treatment.

Marathon running may reverse a risky part of the aging process
Posted on Tuesday January 14, 2020

The findings of a new study suggest that training for and running a marathon for the first time can 'turn back time' on a person's vascular age.

Stroke: Smoking both traditional and e-cigarettes may raise risk
Posted on Monday January 13, 2020

A new study suggests young adults who smoke both conventional and e-cigarettes are nearly twice as likely to have a stroke as traditional smokers.

Cardiomyopathy: What to know
Posted on Friday January 10, 2020

Cardiomyopathy is a disease that involves a weakened heart muscle. The condition makes it difficult for the heart to pump blood throughout the body. Read more here.

What to know about vasovagal syncope
Posted on Friday January 03, 2020

Vasovagal syncope is fainting that occurs in response to a sudden drop in blood pressure or heart rate. Learn about its causes, symptoms, and treatment here.

Heart attack: New protein therapy may improve recovery
Posted on Friday January 03, 2020

New research in pigs showcases a treatment that may help people recover after a heart attack. The therapy may succeed where previous methods have failed.

What to know about vasodilation
Posted on Friday January 03, 2020

Vasodilation refers to a widening of the body’s blood vessels. In this article, learn about what causes vasodilation and how it can affect a person’s health.

Cholesterol levels in young adults can predict heart disease risk
Posted on Sunday December 29, 2019

A new study investigates cholesterol levels across decades. It concludes that high levels in young adulthood can impact heart disease risk later in life.

What causes arm numbness?
Posted on Saturday December 21, 2019

Arm numbness has many possible causes, from sleeping on the arm and cutting off the circulation to serious issues, such as a stroke. Learn more about these and other causes here.

What causes chest pain on the left side?
Posted on Saturday December 21, 2019

Left-sided chest pain can be concerning. Learn how to tell the difference between a heart attack and other potential causes and symptoms.