Study Finds Irregular Heartbeats Linked to Several Health RisksA new study finds irregular heartbeats may be tied to a higher risk of heart attack, heart failure, kidney disease and sudden death.
Women With Dense Breasts Should Be Screened Annually, Study SaysHow often should a woman get a mammogram? A new study says it all depends on her medical history and breast density.
SLU Hospital First to Offer 3-D Breast Cancer BiopsiesSaint Louis University Hospital is the first in the nation to offer a new tool in breast cancer diagnosis.
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.
St. Louis Fire Chief, Plastic Surgeon Kept Busy This 4th of JulyOne SLU Care plastic surgeon says when patients walk in with their hands blown apart, it's already too late.
CDC Panel Recommends Doctors Stop Giving Nasal Spray VaccineThe future of the popular flu mist vaccine is up in the air.
SLU Vaccine Center to Test Zika Vaccine on HumansOnce SLU researchers have initial safety data from the St. Louis trial, they will start up a second parallel study in Puerto Rico.
How Much Sleep Should Kids Actually Be Getting?How much sleep should your child be getting? The answer may surprise you.
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.
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.
FDA Considers Temporary Ban on Donated Blood from TravelersA physician there really is no reliable test that can be used on a large scale to screen the millions of pints of donated blood for the Zika virus.
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.