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Herbs That Lower Cholesterol

Herbs That Lower Cholesterol

Keeping cholesterol levels within a normal range can result in healthier living and ward off the associated side effects, such as heart disease. In addition to the more usual dietary changes there are a number herbs that can be used to help reduce cholesterol, as well as being a tasty addition to me......[Read More]
Understanding the Results of Your Cholesterol Blood Test and What You Can Do

Understanding the Results of Your Cholesterol Blood Test and What You Can Do

Medical professionals now strongly advise people to undergo a cholesterol blood test from time to time as a precautionary measure, even if they are not yet seeing any alarming symptoms of high cholesterol levels. A test will easily reveal if you have cholesterol problems or not.......[Read More]
Lower Cholesterol Supplement

Lower Cholesterol Supplement

Lowering cholesterol can be difficult. Using a lower cholesterol supplement can help. Learn which ones are the best.......[Read More]
What Is Patent Ductus Arteriosus?

What Is Patent Ductus Arteriosus?

Patent ductus arteriosus, also known as PDA, is a constant gap among the pulmonary and aorta arteries, which lead from the heart. A PDA that is present at birth is treatable and usually heals on its own. If a patent ductus arteriosus is left untreated, a large amount blood will flow through the hear......[Read More]
Heart Biases That Can Kill

Heart Biases That Can Kill

Millions of Americans experience heart attack symptoms each year. So why do some get better treatment than others?......[Read More]
Discover Cholesterol Lowering Drug Effects

Discover Cholesterol Lowering Drug Effects

Cholesterol is a substance that the liver produces in a natural response to the body's need for triggers that initiate the growth of body cells. Once the liver has released different amounts of cholesterol, such amounts are delivered to various parts of your body.......[Read More]
Is It Time for a Drastic Diet Change for Heart Disease?

Is It Time for a Drastic Diet Change for Heart Disease?

Heart disease can be your big wake-up call about how you eat. Should you make huge changes in your diet? WebMD explains what to consider.......[Read More]
Your First Signs of Heart Disease

Your First Signs of Heart Disease

If your doctor informs you that you have high levels of cholesterol levels or raised triglycerides, then these are your first signs of heart disease. But, even then, it is not too late to turn your life around.......[Read More]
Omapatrilat Versus Enalapril Randomized Trial

Omapatrilat Versus Enalapril Randomized Trial

This echocardiographic substudy was designed to test the hypothesis that omapatrilat would attenuate or reduce LV enlargement, and/or improve LV function, to a greater extent than enalapril.......[Read More]
How to Lower LDL Cholesterol - 3 Natural and Safe Substances to Improve Your Health

How to Lower LDL Cholesterol - 3 Natural and Safe Substances to Improve Your Health

Learning how to lower LDL cholesterol is something that every man and woman on this planet should learn. The truth is that it isn't really that hard. With many breakthroughs in nutritional science, you can now go online and find a natural supplement or product that will help lower your choleste......[Read More]
Obesity, Heart Disease May Start Young

Obesity, Heart Disease May Start Young

The potentially risky relationship between obesity and heart disease may begin before kids become teens, a study shows.......[Read More]
Maze Procedure Cured My Atrial Fibrillation

Maze Procedure Cured My Atrial Fibrillation

Having a pacemaker for 13 years, one night I had a complication never experienced before. One of the pacer leads fractured and was leaking into my pectoral muscle.During the extraction procedure, my tricuspid heart valve was severely damaged, so much so, that it required open heart surgery to repair......[Read More]
A Report of the American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Heart Association/American Colleg

A Report of the American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Heart Association/American Colleg

This cornerstone document supersedes previous recommendations on operator and institutional volume -- and much more.......[Read More]
A Drug to Counteract Obesity -- Is Lorcaserin the Holy Grail?

A Drug to Counteract Obesity -- Is Lorcaserin the Holy Grail?

Henry Black, MD, discusses a recent study on lorcaserin and is hopeful that this drug may prove to be both safe and effective.......[Read More]
Minimally Invasive MVR With Degenerative Mitral Regurgitation

Minimally Invasive MVR With Degenerative Mitral Regurgitation

Find out about outcomes for patients undergoing MIMVS through right mini-thoracotomy.......[Read More]
Raising The Bar With Hypertensive Heart Disease

Raising The Bar With Hypertensive Heart Disease

The human being is a complex mechanism, designed to cope with a host of circumstances. Although some are floored by the merest hint of trying times, many persevere by not succumbing themselves to obstacles which lay along their paths. Perhaps the price to pay is an escalated level in one's bloo......[Read More]
CTCA and Functional Testing for Stable Chest Pain

CTCA and Functional Testing for Stable Chest Pain

Does CT coronary angiography lead to more revascularisation than functional tests do?......[Read More]
Sleep-Disordered Breathing: Implications in Cerebrovascular

Sleep-Disordered Breathing: Implications in Cerebrovascular

Read how sleep-disordered breathing is strongly associated with increased risk of stroke independent of known risk factors.......[Read More]
Patients With Acute Cardiogenic Pulmonary Edema

Patients With Acute Cardiogenic Pulmonary Edema

A cTnT level of >/=0.1 ng/mL is an independent predictor of mortality in patients with ACPE.......[Read More]
Your Cholesterol and Fish Oils, What's the Connection?

Your Cholesterol and Fish Oils, What's the Connection?

Fish oils either consumed as a meal or through supplements can have long term benefits to your health. As the most recommended form of dietary prevention towards heart disease, fish oils can play a big part in enjoying a long and healthy life.......[Read More]