FDA Approves Dissolvable Stent for Heart PatientsIt will still take years for definitive proof that the dissolvable stent is safer than the older metal implant.
Study Finds Stem Cells Can Help to Heal Damaged HeartsThe findings of this new study were just presented at a major cardiology conference in Chicago.
Study: Heart Attack Victims Are Getting Younger, HeavierSLU Care cardiologist Dr. Michael Lim at SSM Health SLU Hospital explained that means people need to start being active now.
Go Red For Women Day, Preventing Heart DiseaseOne in three women die of heart disease and stroke, cardiac surgeon Dr. Richard Lee at SSM Health SLU Hospital says it's 80 percent preventable.
Caffeine Linked to Increased Heart Rate? New Study Says Not Really. For some time now, there's been a general consensus that caffeine can cause the heart to beat faster. Now, a new study questions that.
Local Cardiologist Warns of Possible Heart Attacks During Winter A local cardiologist urges caution if you're thinking about going out to shovel snow.
New Drug-Eluting Stents to Advance Cardiac CareIt is a new cardiac stent that is kind of a hybrid between the old metal stent and the newer drug-eluting stents.
New Study Finds Twitter Can Predict Heart Disease RatesSLU Care’s Dr. Michael Lim says it was predicted better than some of the traditional tests.
Expert: Is a Low-Carb Diet Better Than a Low-Fat Diet?A new study finds the best diet for weight loss and heart health may be a low-carb diet.
Study: Electronic Cigarette Use Up 60 Percent Among Middle, High SchoolersAmerica's cardiologists are growing increasingly worried about electronic cigarettes.
Study: Stroke Cases Declining in U.S.A local cardiologist welcomes a new study that finds the downward trend in stroke cases is continuing across the United States.
Cardiologist: Still Too Much Salt in Our DietsA local cardiologist supports government efforts to raise the pressure on food companies and restaurants to use less salt.