9 cardiology breakthroughs you need to know

Cardiology breakthroughs couldn’t come soon enough because heart disease is the No. 1 killer of men and women in the U.S. About 610,000 Americans die of heart disease per year, and an additional 735,000 Americans suffer from a heart attack. The statistics terrify. High blood pressure, high cholesterol and smoking are some of the top

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Aortic stenosis test for open heart surgery is inaccurate

An approved exercise test that determines whether people with aortic stenosis need open heart surgery has only 60% accuracy, according to a new study by the University of Leicester. Cycling on a stationary bike typically determines whether a person needs surgery. If the patient becomes breathless while cycling, it is typically recommended to have valve