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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.
CMS approves national reimbursement coverage for CardiAMP Chronic Myocardial Ischemia Trial

CMS approves national reimbursement coverage for CardiAMP Chronic Myocardial Ischemia Trial

Frequent saunas may have beneficial effects on vascular health

Frequent saunas may have beneficial effects on vascular health

New clinical trial shows safety and efficacy of second generation drug-eluting stents

New clinical trial shows safety and efficacy of second generation drug-eluting stents

Patients given six-month dual antiplatelet therapy have increased heart attack risk

Patients given six-month dual antiplatelet therapy have increased heart attack risk

Statins may provide benefits to patients who underwent percutaneous coronary intervention

Statins may provide benefits to patients who underwent percutaneous coronary intervention

PCSK9 inhibitor reduces cardiovascular events in ACS patients with high cholesterol

PCSK9 inhibitor reduces cardiovascular events in ACS patients with high cholesterol

Exercise may reduce potential effectiveness of heart drug

Exercise may reduce potential effectiveness of heart drug

Optimism may help improve outcomes for patients with chronic angina

Optimism may help improve outcomes for patients with chronic angina

Search engine queries reflect geographic distribution of coronary heart disease

Search engine queries reflect geographic distribution of coronary heart disease

New report breaks down costs involved in treating complications of type 2 diabetes

New report breaks down costs involved in treating complications of type 2 diabetes

Vigorous physical activity and fitness needed to cut heart disease risk in teenagers

Vigorous physical activity and fitness needed to cut heart disease risk in teenagers

Women do not receive timely diagnosis for heart disease

Women do not receive timely diagnosis for heart disease

New analysis highlights need for protective therapy to reduce risk of repeat heart attacks

New analysis highlights need for protective therapy to reduce risk of repeat heart attacks

New topical gel for erectile dysfunction

New topical gel for erectile dysfunction

New article demonstrates potential, feasibility of PlaqueTec Liquid Biopsy System to detect biomarkers for CAD

New article demonstrates potential, feasibility of PlaqueTec Liquid Biopsy System to detect biomarkers for CAD

Medicare now covers new noninvasive test for heart disease

Medicare now covers new noninvasive test for heart disease

Use of smoking cessation drug may put people at higher risk for cardiovascular events

Use of smoking cessation drug may put people at higher risk for cardiovascular events

ORBITA trial on heart stents for stable angina indicates placebo effect potential

ORBITA trial on heart stents for stable angina indicates placebo effect potential

Stents implanted in the coronary blood vessels may not provide extra benefit

Stents implanted in the coronary blood vessels may not provide extra benefit

SENIOR trial: Shorter DAPT combined with Synergy stent superior to BMS in elderly patients

SENIOR trial: Shorter DAPT combined with Synergy stent superior to BMS in elderly patients