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Even the fittest middle-aged athletes are not immune to cardiovascular disease, study reveals

Even the fittest middle-aged athletes are not immune to cardiovascular disease, study reveals

New category of heart attack is more common in women than previously thought

New category of heart attack is more common in women than previously thought

Medicare now covers new noninvasive test for heart disease

Medicare now covers new noninvasive test for heart disease

Study reveals link of male-pattern baldness and premature graying with early heart disease

Study reveals link of male-pattern baldness and premature graying with early heart disease

Using arm as access point for catheter-based heart procedures lowers risk of major bleeding, death

Using arm as access point for catheter-based heart procedures lowers risk of major bleeding, death

Women delay seeking medical care for heart symptoms, put health at risk

Women delay seeking medical care for heart symptoms, put health at risk

New noninvasive imaging technique may help detect heart transplant rejection in children

New noninvasive imaging technique may help detect heart transplant rejection in children

Left ventriculography being routinely performed during coronary angiogram

Left ventriculography being routinely performed during coronary angiogram

Detailed CT scan can safely and quickly rule out possibility of heart attack

Detailed CT scan can safely and quickly rule out possibility of heart attack

CCTA can safely and rapidly identify candidates for discharge from EDs

CCTA can safely and rapidly identify candidates for discharge from EDs

Study finds poor QOL in South Asians with coronary artery disease

Study finds poor QOL in South Asians with coronary artery disease

New CAD test associated with higher rates of cardiac procedures, health-care spending

New CAD test associated with higher rates of cardiac procedures, health-care spending

Latest Consumer Reports Index: 16.3% of Americans unable to pay medical bills

Latest Consumer Reports Index: 16.3% of Americans unable to pay medical bills

Women more likely to develop kidney damage after coronary angiogram

Women more likely to develop kidney damage after coronary angiogram

PROSPECT trial results shed new light on plaque types that cause unexpected heart attacks

PROSPECT trial results shed new light on plaque types that cause unexpected heart attacks

Sheathless transradial intervention highly successful in treating complex lesions

Sheathless transradial intervention highly successful in treating complex lesions

Combination of CT scans effective in diagnosing coronary artery disease

Combination of CT scans effective in diagnosing coronary artery disease

St. Jude Medical initiates enrollment in FAME II trial for coronary artery disease

St. Jude Medical initiates enrollment in FAME II trial for coronary artery disease

Matrix metalloproteinase-8 enzyme increases the risk of heart diseases

Matrix metalloproteinase-8 enzyme increases the risk of heart diseases

Multi-modality imaging to identify plaque

Multi-modality imaging to identify plaque