Acute Coronary Syndrome

As life expectancy continues to expand for cancer patients, clinicians are increasingly dealing with oncological complications like cardiotoxicity, according to a medical team in the Netherlands—and those doctors are met with a paucity of research on the topic.

International Laboratories is voluntarily recalling a single lot of clopidogrel tablets that was distributed nationwide after finding some of the medication was mislabeled. The bottles of 30 tablets may contain simvastatin instead, according to a safety alert issued by the FDA.

Patches of human cardiac muscle made from pluripotent stem cells helped the hearts of pigs recover after myocardial infarction (MI), according to a first-of-its-kind study in large animals published in Circulation.

Hospitalizations for heart failure and acute myocardial infarction (AMI) spike in the winter—even in a city with a warm climate and modest temperature changes, new research suggests.

Shoveling snow might seem like a routine chore, but with bitter cold and heavy winds washing over the U.S. this month, seven simple guidelines from the American Heart Association (AHA) could save your life.

Unmarried patients with cardiovascular disease (CVD) are likely to die more quickly than their married counterparts, according to new research published in the Journal of the American Heart Association.

Children and adolescents who are abused, bullied, experience economic hardship or witness violence are more likely to develop cardiovascular disease as adults, according to scientific statement published Dec. 18 in Circulation.

Since the late ’60s, menopausal hormone therapy has been touted as not just a tool for alleviating menopausal discomfort but as a way to preemptively protect women against cardiovascular disease, cancer and stroke.

A blood test for high-sensitivity troponin T (hsTnT) used in emergency departments successfully ruled out myocardial infarction (MI) and helped identify patients at low 30-day risk for adverse cardiac events, researchers reported in JAMA Cardiology.

Holiday stereotypes are around for a reason—people look forward to a time of year dedicated to gift exchanges, hot cocoa and family vacations. But for the American Heart Association (AHA), the holidays have an additional label: peak heart attack season.

Women who test positive for HIV are at increased risk for cardiovascular disease but are less likely to be prescribed statins to control that risk, according to a study published in AIDS Patient Care and STDs this week.

A study of more than 2,000 Indian men has linked male pattern baldness and premature graying to an increased risk for heart disease, the BBC reported this week.