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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‘Early Mobility’ Gets ICU Patients Home...

The simple act of breathing is so automatic we don’t even think about it – especially when we’re asleep. Unless you’re Anthony Joseph Plater, who...

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Taking 10,000 steps a day for optimal health has become a widely held belief. But walking that much may not be necessary for improved health...

Roundup: Multivitamins & Heart Health; Best...

Many Supplements Not Beneficial for Heart Health, Review of Studies Says An analysis by different collaborating institutions — including the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine...

#BaptistHealthy: Pork Tenderloin in Minutes (Video)

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Heat Wave: How to Stay Healthy...

Summer seems like the season when we should be most carefree. But it actually is associated with a spike in injuries and illnesses, statistics show....

Defying the Odds: He Survives Twice-Ruptured...

A network engineer and father, Javier Quintana, 53, was very active and physically fit, playing tennis regularly and weight training three times a week. But...

Facts About ‘Flesh-Eating Bacteria’ and Precautions...

After two cases of “flesh-eating bacteria” infections were reported recently from contact with waters off Florida’s west coast and panhandle, public health officials and physicians...