Heart Health


Find the latest news on heart health and discover how researchers, medical doctors and health professionals are using new innovations, drug therapy and surgical devices to tackle heart problems.

Today's fast-paced world taking toll on too many hearts

Weekday mornings are no longer the most common time for cardiac arrest - we now live in a fast-paced, "always-on" era that causes increased stress and, possibly, an increase in the likelihood of sudden cardiac arrest.

Years after pregnancy, heart risks track from mother to child

A mother can pass down a lot of physical traits to her child, such as her smile, eye color, or the shape of her nose - according to new research, she may also be passing along something not as obvious - a vulnerability for developing heart disease.

'Broken heart syndrome' warrants careful monitoring

Broken heart syndrome - also called Takotsubo syndrome - causes symptoms similar to a heart attack, including chest pain and difficulty breathing - and still puts patients at high risk for hospital readmission and in-hospital death.

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