Since 2005, the mortality from myocarditis has decreased, although it remains a difficult disease to treat and diagnose, according to a recent review.

Cigarette smokers who were younger than 50 years old were more than eight times more likely to have an acute ST-segment elevation MI (STEMI) than non-smokers in their age category, according to an analysis of two studies in the United Kingdom.

An analysis of two cohort studies found that high dietary intake of major saturated fatty acids was associated with an increased risk of coronary heart disease in adults who had no chronic diseases at baseline.

A new metallic heart stent from Berlin, Germany-based Biotronik was proved effective in new research presented at VEITHsymposium 2016, a cardiology conference in New York.

A retrospective database analysis found that the number of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) hospitalizations per year decreased 58 percent from 2001 through 2012, although the mean hospital charge per admission increased 2.7-fold during that time period.