Most cardiologists have been implicated in a malpractice lawsuit, according to Medscape’s annual Cardiologist Malpractice Report, and in many cases the litigation causes them to stop trusting their patients.

Well-to-do individuals shell out thousands—and sometimes tens of thousands—of dollars for “executive” screening programs at top-ranked hospitals. But is that money really well-spent?

Rich people live an average of seven to nine more disability-free years than their socioeconomically disadvantaged peers, according to research published in the Journals of Gerontology: Medical Sciences Jan. 15.

The American College of Cardiology on Jan. 13 announced a handful of changes to its executive staff, including promotions and structural changes within the ACC’s senior team.

A number of female cardiologists are leading, or preparing to lead, top cardiology organizations this year. Could 2020 mean a paradigm shift for the field?

Drugmaker AstraZeneca announced Jan. 6 that its SGLT2 inhibitor dapagliflozin, sold commercially as Farxiga, had been granted Priority Review by the FDA for patients with heart failure with reduced ejection fraction.

The Heart Rhythm Society and Consumer Technology Association will debut new consumer guidelines this week focused on wearables that detect and monitor cardiovascular metrics.

A New York cardiologist is suing tech giant Apple over its heartbeat-monitoring smartwatch capabilities, claiming the company lifted his patented HR intervention and has been using the technology without his permission.

Switching to a healthier diet could save Americans more than $300 annually and could cut U.S. healthcare costs by $50 billion, a new study suggests.

The FDA has approved Amarin’s Vascepa—icosapent ethyl—to reduce cardiovascular risk beyond cholesterol-lowering therapy in high-risk patients, making it the first drug of its kind to be approved in the U.S.

The American Heart Association on Dec. 13 announced that it would be awarding more than $14 million in research grants to advance its new Strategically Focused Research Network on Cardiometabolic Health and Type 2 Diabetes.

At least 80 lawyers have been arrested after a violent altercation between attorneys and physicians left three patients dead at the Punjab Institute of Cardiology in Lahore, Pakistan, the New York Times reports.