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Angina is chest pain or discomfort that occurs when an area of your heart muscle doesn't get enough oxygen-rich blood. Angina may feel like pressure or squeezing in your chest. The pain also may occur in your shoulders, arms, neck, jaw, or back. It can feel like indigestion.
New technique during coronary bypass surgery shows reduction in problematic scar tissue growth

New technique during coronary bypass surgery shows reduction in problematic scar tissue growth

Study reveals brain activity may be key to link between stress and heart disease

Study reveals brain activity may be key to link between stress and heart disease

Reducing cholesterol to level of newborn baby lowers cardiovascular disease risk, research finds

Reducing cholesterol to level of newborn baby lowers cardiovascular disease risk, research finds

Novel approach combines imaging and electroanatomical mapping for targeted cardiac gene transfer

Novel approach combines imaging and electroanatomical mapping for targeted cardiac gene transfer

Study finds nearly 20% decline in incidence of coronary heart disease in the U.S.

Study finds nearly 20% decline in incidence of coronary heart disease in the U.S.

NOBLE study shows superiority of CABG over PCI for treatment of left main coronary artery disease

NOBLE study shows superiority of CABG over PCI for treatment of left main coronary artery disease

New study reports both young men and women with ACS have good one-year prognosis

New study reports both young men and women with ACS have good one-year prognosis

Benefits of cardioprotective drugs may extend beyond preventing acute coronary syndromes

Benefits of cardioprotective drugs may extend beyond preventing acute coronary syndromes

Research suggests living in racially hostile environment can shorten lives of blacks and whites

Research suggests living in racially hostile environment can shorten lives of blacks and whites

New generation drug eluting stents show lower efficacy than contemporary BMS, study shows

New generation drug eluting stents show lower efficacy than contemporary BMS, study shows

BBK II trial compares two commonly used stenting techniques for coronary bifurcation

BBK II trial compares two commonly used stenting techniques for coronary bifurcation

Lipoprotein apheresis may have new role in patients with refractory angina

Lipoprotein apheresis may have new role in patients with refractory angina

HIJ-PROPER trial: Intensive cholesterol-lowering regimen in ACS patients shows no better outcomes

HIJ-PROPER trial: Intensive cholesterol-lowering regimen in ACS patients shows no better outcomes

Atomic level analysis reveals how two classes of calcium channel blockers produce different effects

Atomic level analysis reveals how two classes of calcium channel blockers produce different effects

New study to examine genomics of anti-platelet therapy after coronary interventions

New study to examine genomics of anti-platelet therapy after coronary interventions

Diabetic patients experience long-term survival outcomes with TAR/CABG surgery

Diabetic patients experience long-term survival outcomes with TAR/CABG surgery

Metabolic syndrome, cardiovascular events linked to decreased sexual activity in postmenopausal women

Metabolic syndrome, cardiovascular events linked to decreased sexual activity in postmenopausal women

European Commission approves extended indication for Amgen's Kyprolis (carfilzomib) for the treatment of relapsed multiple myeloma patients

European Commission approves extended indication for Amgen's Kyprolis (carfilzomib) for the treatment of relapsed multiple myeloma patients

miRNAs may improve risk prediction in CAD

miRNAs may improve risk prediction in CAD

Ticagrelor drug shows minor added benefit for patients with history of myocardial infarction

Ticagrelor drug shows minor added benefit for patients with history of myocardial infarction