What is heart disease? The American Heart Association explains the various types of heart disease, also called coronary artery disease and coronary heart disease.
How Does Inflammation Relate to Coronary Artery Disease?
Banner Health's Dr. Brian Lyle describes how CRP (C-reactive protein) and homocysteine inflammation markers can help define someone's risk for coronary arter...
3 Ways Obamacare Is Changing How A Hospital Cares For Patients
For the first time, doctors have a financial incentive to keep patients out of the hospital. That's leading to some interesting changes.
Diabetic patients should take heed of mild coronary artery disease
CHICAGO - Patients with diabetes who also have mild coronary artery disease have a similar risk of major cardiac events as diabetic patients with single-vessel obstructive disease, researchers from Canada reported at RSNA 2014.
What Is Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)?
Coronary artery disease, or CAD, is the most common type of heart disease and the leading cause of death for both men and women.
What is Coronary Artery Disease? Get the Facts
Heart disease is one of the leading causes of death and disability for both men and women in the U.S. It includes a number of conditions affecting the function of the heart. Coronary artery disease refers to the narrowing or blockage of the coronary arteries from the buildup of cholesterol and plaques. This buildup restricts blood flow to the heart. If the blood supply to the heart is cut off, a heart attack can occur.
Plastic surgery trends shifting
Plastic surgery patients are opting for more facial surgery and less buttock and breast enhancement. Experts say it's the baby boomers who are lifting, injecting, and lasering their faces in growing numbers. A record number of people had cosmetic surgery last year with more than 14.5 million procedures performed.
Why Should I See a Family Doctor?
Family doctors provide ongoing, total health care for you and your family. Family doctors see all ages of patients and can treat almost any health problem. F...
Heart Attack 101: What is Coronary Artery Disease?
Carson Tahoe Heart Institute, Interventional Cardiologist, Dr. Nathan Ho gives some insight into Coronary Artery Disease.
Emory Researchers to Use Wearable ECG Patch to Predict Coronary Artery Disease
New Emory University study is using VivaLNK’s medical wearable ECG sensors to evaluate autonomic function in predicting coronary artery disease (CAD).
Dear Doctor: What does my coronary artery calcium score mean?
My coronary artery calcium score was 69. I heard that people with a high calcium score will likely have cancer.
How to recognize the signs of coronary artery disease: ‘I was scared’
Coronary artery disease or CAD is caused by a buildup of plaque, which causes arteries to narrow, limiting blood flow and oxygen to your heart.
Harmful effects of NSAIDs among patients with hypertension and coronary artery disease.
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CAD helps catch coronary artery stenosis, but what about false positives?
Use of a computer-assisted detection (CAD) algorithm to identify coronary artery stenosis on coronary CT angiography resulted in relatively high sensitivity and negative predictive value in a recent study from South Korea.
Why Didn't Statins Protect Dad from Clogged Coronary Arteries?
Many people believe that statins will prevent clogged coronary arteries. How good are statins at preventing heart disease? How important is a healthy diet?
How calcium in coronary arteries can predict future heart health
According to a recent study, higher levels of calcium in the coronary artery could put middle-aged and black people at risk of serious heart problems.
What You Need to Know About Coronary Artery Disease
This collection of articles tell you what you need to know about coronary artery disease, including what it is, plus how it's diagnosed and treated.
What You Should Know About Coronary Artery Disease
A Henry Ford interventional cardiologist explains what coronary artery disease is, who is most vulnerable to developing heart disease and how you can reduce your risk of the nation's number one killer.
Why Do Obese Patients Get Worse Care? Many Doctors Don’t See Past the Fat
The American health care system is ill prepared — in its attitudes, equipment and common practices — to treat the rising population of fat patients.
What Patients and Doctors Should Know About Graves’ Disease
Graves’ disease is a disorder of the immune system that causes hyperthyroidism . This can cause sudden weight loss, rapid or irregular heartbeat, sweating, and nervousness or irritability. There are three treatment options for Graves’ disease: anti-thyroid medication, radioactive iodine or surgery. These all reduce or eliminate thyroid hormone production, but differ in effectiveness, potential side effects, and cost Juan Brito Campana, M.B.B.S, Mayo Clinic endocrinologist…