Heart Attack

Mediterranean Diet Beats Low-Fat Diet for Heart Attack Patients

In patients who’ve had a heart attack, a Mediterranean diet was much better than a low-fat diet at reducing risk for another heart attack. The study…

Nature Doc's Patient Diary

Extra Heartbeats (PVCs) Cured Naturally

Blair had a recurrent heart arrhythmia since childhood, diagnosed in her 40’s as PVCs. When the condition suddenly grew worse, here’s how we solved it without drugs or ablation...


People with Atrial Fibrillation Are Living Longer

People with atrial fibrillation are living longer, but the condition still shortens life by two years, new research has found. Study details…


Omega-3 Supplements Really Do Help Prevent Heart Disease

Recent research concludes that omega-3 supplements can reduce the risk of a fatal heart attack by 35%. Read on for the study findings…


Should You Take Statins? Three Questions to Answer

The expansion of statin guidelines has brought many more people under its umbrella. Here’s how to personalize the recommendations to your health profile.

Heart Failure

A Novel Way to Predict Heart Failure Prognosis

It’s difficult to predict the prognosis for a person with heart failure, but new research shows that pupil size can give valuable clues. Study results…

What Your Doctor Isn't Telling You

Beware of Atrial Fibrillation After Any Surgery

A new study shows that an irregular heartbeat (Afib) can develop following any type of surgery, not just cardiac. Steps to protect yourself or a loved one from this dangerous risk.


Why Do I Need to Wear a Heart Monitor for So Long?

If you’re having palpitations or other unexplained heart symptoms, wearing a Holter monitor can help detect the cause. Here, details on the process…


Physical Exertion at Work Linked to Heart Danger

We all know that exercise promotes heart health. But new research shows that certain forms of physical activity may actually be harmful. For details...

At the Heart of It All

To Stent or Not to Stent? Breakthrough Heart Study Results

This new cardiology trial is bound to overhaul treatment strategies! What patients with stable coronary artery disease should do to prevent heart attacks.


Little-Known Heart Attack and Stroke Triggers: New Insights

To avoid heart attack and stroke, we know to control blood pressure and cholesterol. But there other dangerous triggers to consider…


Aspirin for Heart Health: For Many, the Risks Outweigh the Benefits

Aspirin therapy has long been used to prevent heart attack and stroke. Now, research shows the risks outweigh the benefits for many people. Read on…


Small Changes for a Healthier Heart

These little shifts in what you eat, drink and do can significantly boost your heart health. It’s easier than you think!


Is Robotic-Assisted Heart Surgery Right for You?

Open-heart surgery can be a life-saver, but it’s also quite invasive. When is robotic surgery a better choice? What you need to know…

Heart Attack

The Push-Up Clue to Heart Health

Here’s a quick, easy way to check your cardio health—and your risk for heart disease or heart attack.