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Featured Blog Articles
The Widow Maker

The Widow Maker

The widowmaker is the quintessential heart attack. And it’s dangerous. Find out why they call this LAD blockage the widow maker, what you can do to limit the risks of such a heart attack, and how widowmaker heart attacks are treated.

Vasovagal Syncope – What You Need To Know

Vasovagal Syncope – What You Need To Know

Vasovagal Syncope – What you need to know By Murtaza Ahmed MD If you have…

Science Of Exercise:  Basal Metabolic Rate

Science of Exercise: Basal Metabolic Rate

By Philip Johnson, MD, PhD The science of exercise will be a series of articles meant for…

Earlobe Crease And Heart Disease – Fact Or Myth?

Earlobe Crease And Heart Disease – Fact Or Myth?

A Brief History: Frank's Sign In 1973, a physician called Sanders T. Frank had a…

Leaky Heart Valve – When The Mitral Valve Fails

Leaky Heart Valve – When The Mitral Valve Fails

by Mustafa Ahmed MD A Leaky Heart Valve – Mitral Regurgitation A leaky heart valve, when…

Can You Die From A Broken Heart?

Can You Die From a Broken Heart?

By Stephen Russell MD My wife lost her first love recently. Preceding me by five…

What Is A Stress Test?

What Is A Stress Test?

By Julian Booker MD Unless otherwise stated, any stress test referenced on a MyHeart related…

Is The Paleo Diet The Best For Weight Loss?

Is The Paleo Diet The Best For Weight Loss?

 Is The Paleo Diet The Best For Weight Loss? By Murtaza Ahmed MD There has…

In The News

BBC Health

Researchers develop a technique to edit out bits of mitochondrial DNA that could otherwise pass on incurable diseases, a study in mice shows. [...]
Sun, Apr 26, 2015
Why good-looking runners attract more donations [...]
Sun, Apr 26, 2015
A charity in Peru is tackling high rates of multi-drug resistant TB with the help of a shipping container. [...]
Sat, Apr 25, 2015
Leading English hospitals saw income from private patients rise by more than half since 2010, Labour has claimed. [...]
Fri, Apr 24, 2015
California doctors have removed what they call an embryologic twin living deep inside the brain of a student who had health problems. [...]
Fri, Apr 24, 2015

AHA News

Lo más destacado del estudio: La exposición a contaminación ambiental a largo plazo está relacionada con el encogimiento cerebral. El daño cerebral oculto relacionado con una discapacidad de la función cognitiva está asociado con un pequeño... [...]
Thu, Apr 23, 2015
Study Highlights Long-term exposure to air pollution is linked with brain shrinkage. A small increase in fine particulate matter pollution was associated with hidden brain damage linked to impaired cognitive function. [...]
Thu, Apr 23, 2015
Washington, D.C., April 23, 2015 — The American Heart Association commends Representatives Ron Kind (D-Wis.) and Patrick Meehan (R-Penn.), and Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) for reintroducing the Fitness Integrated with Teaching (FIT) Kids Act in Congress today. [...]
Thu, Apr 23, 2015

Medscape News

Even when individuals quit smoking after age 60, doing so reduces the risk of CV mortality and acute coronary events significantly. Death from CVD causes is delayed by about 5 years, say researchers. Heartwire from Medscape [...]
Fri, Apr 24, 2015
Perhaps, but "even very modest adverse effects attributable to statins tip the balance in the direction of harm," says an observer. Another says about statins in this group: "Less is more." Heartwire from Medscape [...]
Fri, Apr 24, 2015
The caution applies to several medications with sofosbuvir, used to fight hepatitis C; the caution in Europe mirrors similar antiviral labeling changes announced by the US FDA within the past month. News Alerts [...]
Fri, Apr 24, 2015
John Mandrola reviews his top cardiology stories for the week ending April 17, 2015. theheart.org on Medscape [...]
Fri, Apr 24, 2015
Resources
Getting In Shape

Getting In Shape

We are currently working on a number of tools to help you improve your health whether you already have disease or you are just trying to prevent your disease. These tools include customized exercise and diet generators as well as personalized goals for prevention of disease.

About Disease

About Disease

We have put extensive effort into our MyHeart Blog to help you understand different types of cardiovascular diseases and their treatments. We have plans for a series of practical whitepapers for different disease states in the near future.

Finding Physicians

Finding Physicians

We are currently working on tools to help you navigate the overwhelming process of finding the best physician for your disease. Unlike the tools that are currently available, we will attempt to understand your condition and connect you with true experts in the field near your location.

Reviews

Reviews

We have plans to begin a series of critical reviews of certain healthcare products that are available, including apps, equipment, diets, and supplements. We are already doing this now to a certain extent in our blog.