Heart Health

Did An Irregular Heartbeat Help Make Beethoven a Music Legend?

Several researchers believe that a significant heart problem could represent a critical factor in determining Ludwig van Beethoven’s success in ...

Australian Surgeons Successfully Transplant ‘Dead’ Heart

Surgeons in Australia have completed a remarkable procedure: they’ve successfully transplanted a heart that had stopped beating. ...

10 Reasons Why Heartbreak Can Really Damage Your Heart

Heartbreak comes in many forms and affects people in different ways. ...

10 Heart Health Tips for Exercising in the Heat

While we may enjoying the final weeks of summer, we still may experience a heat wave or two. ...

Excessive Salt Intake Accounts for 1 in 10 Cardiovascular Deaths, Study Finds

A new study has clarified the dangers associated with consuming too much salt. The finding: excessive sodium consumption accounts for ...

Eating More Fruits, Veggies Keeps Heart Disease at Bay, Report Suggests

A new report shows that most of us still aren’t eating enough fruits and vegetables. ...

Gene Therapy Used to Build Biological Pacemaker

Gene therapy has been used to create a biological pacemaker in a pig. ...

Canola Oil Good for the Heart, Study Shows

A new study shows that a diet featuring canola oil — rather than other cooking oils — is good for ...

10 Small Changes for Big Hearted Health Gains

If cardiovascular disease runs in your family history then prevention should be part of your every day lifestyle. ...

8 Pieces of Heartfelt Advice From Cardiologists

Cardiovascular disease is known as the silent killer—especially for women. ...

Heart Surgeons Tweet During Bypass Operation

Toronto surgeons recently brought Twitter followers with them into the surgery room, where they performed a coronary artery bypass graft ...

10 Surprising Heart Attack Triggers

Sure, a diet high in greasy, deep fried delights and a life full of financial, work, and personal stresses will ...

Thump, Thump…True Facts About Irregular Heartbeat

An irregular heartbeat, or an arrhythmia, is characterized by just that—the irregular rhythm of the heart’s beat. ...

The 10 Worst Foods For Your Heart

Deep fried chicken, deep dish pepperoni pizza, gravy slathered fries, sugar dipped donuts, and burgers dripping with ooey-gooey cheese—my arteries ...

8 Signs of an Irregular Heartbeat

Do you feel dizzy or tightness in your chest frequently? You may have heart arrhythmia, or in other words, an ...