Tests are underway at Saint Louis University to assess a new type of gene therapy in patients with poor heart functions.
Today’s topics include the adoption exchange and heart disease.
Experts say of the 350,000 Americans that die from sudden cardiac arrest every year, about half do not have knowledge of any heart problems.
People who take a high-dose of painkillers for a long time are increasing their risk for heart attack, according to a recent study.
Since 1984, more women than men have died each year from heart disease and the gap between men and women’s survival continues to widen.
The study found when Vitamin D levels in diabetics are low, a dangerous class of white blood cells is more likely to adhere to the walls of blood vessels.
Many people take the supplement resveratrol, the red wine ingredient thought to provide protection against diabetes, heart disease and cancer.
Men’s Health Magazine put together a list ranking America’s 100 largest cities on heart health issues.
Washington University researchers, led by Dr. Graham Colditz, have developed a free iPad app that offers a quick assessment for six major diseases.
Cardiac surgeon Dr. Jennifer Lawton says heart attack symptoms for women are atypical of the chest pain symptoms experienced by men.