For decades, medical experts believed the "upper" systolic blood-pressure reading was a more important predictor of cardiovascular outcomes than the "lower" diastolic number. But new research disrupts this school of thought.
A new study, published in "Annals of Internal Medicine," could make your conversations with patients about vitamin supplements and diets a little easier and more evidence-based.
As a healthcare practitioner, you can make small changes when interacting with patients to contribute to these life-saving interventions.
A sense of a loss of control prevents people experiencing heart attack symptoms from seeking treatment, a new study finds.
When an individual who’s had a heart attack makes a habit of skipping breakfast and eating dinner near bedtime, his or her...
Emerging research indicates that there are two cell populations that quickly respond and work together to restore a non-functioning or failing organ.
Researchers say they've developed a toilet seat that can monitor patients' blood pressure, stroke volume and more.
Poor lung function in shorter people mediates the effect of height on coronary artery disease, researchers found.
Treatment to repair post-heart attack damage doesn't exit. But this research team is on a mission to engineer cardiovascular tissues for regenerative medicine.
The study tested the feature for cardiology patients, but it could benefit prescribers in a wide range of specialities.
Over the past few years, there has been a tremendous influx of research dollars into the healthcare field. These have yielded a...
Patients undergoing cardiac surgery are at increased risk for developing postoperative delirium (POD) in the ICU. POD is form of cognitive dysfunction...
With increasing widespread marijuana legislation, use of the mind-altering substance has been on the rise among adults, according to a Columbia University study....
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New research calls into question current CDC and WHO guidelines for hand hygiene to prevent the flu.