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Featured Blog Articles
The Widow Maker

The Widow Maker

By Mustafa Ahmed MD As an interventional cardiologist, a large part of my job is…

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?

By Mustafa Ahmed MD EarLobe Crease and Heart Disease – Franks Sign In 1973, 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

The Lib Dem election manifesto will include a pledge to hand drugs policy from the Home Office to the Department of Health, Nick Clegg is to say. [...]
Wed, Mar 04, 2015
Adults catch real flu about once every five years, while children get it every other year, scientists calculate, based on a field study in China. [...]
Wed, Mar 04, 2015
Just one in seven councils in the UK is paying a "fair" price for home care for the elderly, according to a survey. [...]
Wed, Mar 04, 2015
In 1946, Dr Benjamin Spock published his parenting guide 'Baby and Childcare' [...]
Wed, Mar 04, 2015
Video games firm Ubisoft is working on a title that it believes can treat lazy eye, a condition that can result in reduced vision. [...]
Tue, Mar 03, 2015

AHA News

Study Highlights: Children who engaged in physical activity with a friend had less negative feelings about exercise than children who were joined by or encouraged by family members to exercise. Children cited feeling self-conscious, lack of enjoyment, poor health, lack of self-discipline, and lack of energy as the most [...]
Tue, Mar 03, 2015
Tip headlines: Let's “get physical” to improve sleep quality in young adults. Automated text messaging may improve heart patients' adherence to medications. The more fried food consumed, the bigger the heart failure risk. Medical advice to limit salt intake may help adults reduce it. [...]
Tue, Mar 03, 2015
DALLAS, March. 3, 2015 – Going home from the hospital doesn't mean leaving behind the healthcare and technology that can help in heart disease and stroke recovery, thanks to a new American Heart Association initiative. Connected Heart Health™ extends... [...]
Tue, Mar 03, 2015

Medscape News

About a million more US patients with AF would be given oral anticoagulation, including almost all women candidates, say researchers. An editorial questions whether this is would be a good thing. Heartwire [...]
Tue, Mar 03, 2015
Dr John Mandrola reports from the Eighth Annual Western AF Symposium on the increasing acceptance among specialists that AF is a disease with lifestyle risk factors. theheart.org on Medscape [...]
Tue, Mar 03, 2015
HeartWare is recalling older controllers, the part of the system that powers and monitors the ventricular assist device, because of electrostatic discharge concerns. About 120 patients are affected. News Alerts [...]
Mon, Mar 02, 2015
A roundtable of experts discusses optimal management of thoracic aorta dissection, and the importance of having options. Mayo Clinic [...]
Mon, Mar 02, 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.