When it comes to the heart, it can be scary to seek care when you think you might be having a problem. Tests may be [...]
"I was 38 minutes with no brain activity," says Joe Bitter, recalling a 2015 incident.
He collapsed one night without warning, and his life thereafter would [...]
LA CROSSE, Wis. ― For some, February can be a happy time, spent with a friend, partner or loved one. For others, the month may [...]
ROCHESTER, Minn. — During the COVID-19 pandemic, many people's lives were disrupted, and isolation increased. And with that isolation came weight gain.
The Centers for Disease [...]
For patients with severe heart failure that cannot be controlled with medicine, a pacemaker or other treatments, a ventricular assist device can be an option. Dr. Robert Scott, a Mayo [...]
LONDON — Heart conditions can be game-ending or even life-threatening for competitive and recreational athletes alike, but physicians are realizing that in many cases, cardiac [...]
There has been a fivefold increase in U.S. adults taking melatonin supplements for sleep, according to a study co-authored by Dr. Naima Covassin, a researcher [...]
For heart surgery patients, a cardiac reoperation or reintervention is sometimes needed. A reoperation is a second or subsequent surgery needed due to complications that [...]
February is American Heart Month, which makes this a good time to learn about pulmonary hypertension.
About 500-1000 new cases of this rare type of high [...]
Most people know that high cholesterol is bad for their heart, but few people really understand what cholesterol is.
In this Mayo Clinic Minute, [...]
Thanks to significant advances in techniques and devices, minimally invasive procedures can be used to treat some congenital heart disease defects. Innovative procedures using catheters [...]
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Each year at my physical, my health care professional tells me what my blood pressure, cholesterol and heart rate numbers are during the [...]
As the U.S. moves beyond the omicron surge of the COVID-19 pandemic, key indicators are dropping.
"Both the acute indicators — number of cases — and the [...]
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