Tag: Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute

FMD: Another Type of Blocked Artery

Fibromuscular Dysplasia is a disease that is characterized by abnormal cell development in the walls of different arteries. As a...

April 28, 2014

More Treatments for Fibroids

Although women of any age can experience fibroids, they become more common as women get older, especially from their 30s...

April 24, 2014

New Ways to Mend Broken Hearts

Every February, hearts get all their glory. Valentine’s Day and American Heart Month focus our attention on both the symbolic...

February 24, 2014

Women: Hypertension’s Dangerous Gender Bias

Pat Chehab, 68, speaks from the heart when she talks about cardiovascular disease.  And she uses her personal medical history...

February 17, 2014

New Guidelines for Heart Disease, Stroke Prevention

The nation's leading experts on cardiovascular health have adopted new guidelines for preventing heart disease and stroke. They are now...

February 4, 2014

A Dangerous Dose of Energy?

It’s the time of year when getting fit tops many resolution lists.  But reaching for that energy drink to get...

January 6, 2014

New iCT Scanner Is Patient-Friendly

Cardiovascular disease is the nation’s leading killer of adults, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. As a...

December 6, 2013

Heart Valve Repair without Surgery Now FDA-Approved

Several clinical trials conducted, in part, at Baptist Cardiac & Vascular Institute, have lead to the U.S. Food and Drug...

October 31, 2013

Life With Irregular Heartbeats

Do you know the truth about AFib? Those four letters form a catchy abbreviation for atrial fibrillation, the most common...

September 19, 2013

Resolving Infertility

Once you are ready to start a family, waiting is the last thing you want to do. But, having a...

September 18, 2013

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Type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease are directly linked — but not because of blood sugar.  Metabolic disorders play the major role in increasing heart...

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Heart failure, as the name suggests, occurs when the heart fails to pump enough blood throughout the body, according to the National Institutes of Health....

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When cancer spreads to the brain from a different part of the body, historically life expectancy has been generally poor. In addition, it’s been difficult...

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The same elite team of surgeons and specialists that provide expert care for high school, college and professional athletes across South Florida is now bringing...

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When it comes to lung cancer, warning signs may not occur, or may not be obvious in the early stages of the disease. That’s one...

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Beyond Diabetes Awareness: Improving What We...

Nine out of 10 Americans aren’t eating their fruits and veggies, so we need to do better. Period. And by making changes in what we...