Tag: heart valve disease

FDA Approves Device for Heart Valve Replacement...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new device, the Lotus Edge, to better assist doctors when...

May 8, 2019

FDA Approves Expanded Use of ‘MitraClip’ for...

A device called the MitraClip was introduced in 2013 to treat patients with mitral valve prolapse, and other abnormalities that...

March 19, 2019

Medical Clip Benefits Patients with Severe Heart...

A device called the MitraClip may introduce a life-saving new procedure for patients suffering from severe and difficult-to-treat heart failure,...

September 26, 2018

A Lifelong Aortic Defect Leads Her to...

“I had open heart surgery at the age of 7,” recalls Carrie Lois, who is now 57 and the mother...

September 5, 2018

Schwarzenegger’s Heart Valve Replacement Surgery: What We...

Actor, former body-building champion and ex-governor of California, Arnold Schwarzenegger, 70, is recovering from heart surgery after complications during a...

April 4, 2018

What You Should Know About Heart Valve...

If left untreated, advanced heart valve disease can cause heart failure, stroke, blood clots or death due to sudden cardiac...

February 16, 2015

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Roundup: Heart Disease Death Rate Up...

In Reversal, Heart Disease Death Rate Rises for Adults, Ages 45-64, CDC Says Death rates from heart disease for middle-aged U.S. adults are increasing, even...

Healthy Tips for Outdoor Food Grilling...

With Memorial Day Weekend and the official start of summer around the corner, outdoor grilling safety should be a priority during festivities. And that’s especially...

Breast Cancer Prevention: What You Need...

When it comes to breast cancer prevention, awareness and living healthy are at the top of the list. “While age – getting older – is...

#BaptistHealthy Recipe: Ceviche Ecuadorian-Style

This refreshing citrus recipe is easy to make ahead of time, and it even tastes better when left marinating over night. It’s perfect to keep...

Stroke Survival: What You May Not...

You’ve probably heard about the F.A.S.T. system of recognizing stroke symptoms. But did you know that it just takes one of those symptoms — not...

Pool Chemistry: Facts About Healthy, Safe...

In South Florida, swimming is a year-round activity, either at the beach or the pool. But the end of school marks the beginning of many...

Having Children After Cancer: What to...

As more patients survive cancer, many look forward to a future that includes having children and raising a family. While some therapies to improve cancer...

Roundup: How Much is Too Much...

More Than 5 Cups of Coffee a Day May Be Too Much, Researcher Say Previous studies have found that drinking coffee is healthy, with one...

High Blood Pressure: Knowing Your Risk,...

By now, you would think that most people are aware of the risks associated with high blood pressure, including heart disease and stroke – the...

Healthy Recipe: Easy Balela Salad

May is International Mediterranean Diet month. There is compelling scientific evidence that following a Mediterranean style of eating reduces the risk of heart disease, cancer,...