Top News: #Heart

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PHOTO: Scientists at the Texas Heart Institute are working to create a permanent artificial heartWhy This New Bionic Heart Doesn’t Beat:

Scientists at the Texas Heart Institute say the perfect bionic heart is within their reach, but it doesn’t beat. Read more




Stress Test or 3-D Scan? And the Best Heart Exam Is …

In a landmark medical clash pitting the diagnostic merits of fancy tech versus vintage exercise machines, the new toys and old ways finished in a dead heat, cardiologists reported Saturday. Read more stock photosNew Class of Cholesterol Drugs Shows Promise For Heart Disease:

Experimental drugs intended to lower cholesterol may also significantly reduce the risk of heart attacks and strokes, according to two new studies. Read more



heartHospital admissions for chest pain may result from poor communication:

Poor communication may lead some patients with chest pain to be admitted to the hospital even when their risk for a heart attack is low, a small study suggests. Read more



Human heartSelf-expanding TAVR Preferred Over Surgery:

Self-expanding transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) in high-risk aortic stenosis patients produces a more consistent survival rate compared with standard surgery, according to 2-year data presented at the American College of Cardiology meeting in San Diego, CA. Read more