Atherosclerosis: Preventing a Potential Killer
Duke Heart Center preventive cardiologist William Kraus, MD, and vascular physiologist Jason Allen, PhD, discuss how simple lifestyle changes can help prevent and manage this potentially dangerous condition.
May 7, 2010
Depression can break your heart in more ways than one.
Apr. 29, 2010
Every year in the United States some 40,000 babies are born with congenital heart defects. Today, advances in care are helping patients of any age to not just survive -- but thrive.
Apr. 27, 2010
Considering a Controversial Diagnostic Tool
The value of pulmonary artery catheterization, an invasive diagnostic procedure used to guide treatment for patients with critical illness, has remained one of the most controversial topics in critical care medicine.
Apr. 21, 2010
The Heart of the Matter
Duke expert Stephen Boyle, PhD, explains how anger may translate into heart disease.
Apr. 15, 2010
Heart Like a Wheel
Duke patient Drew Bratton cycles across the U.S. despite suffering from heart disease.
Apr. 14, 2010
How to Prevent 500,000 Heart Attacks a Year
Screening for Heart Attack Prevention and Education (SHAPE) Task Force says a prevention policy based on identifying cardiovascular disease (CVD) long before symptoms appear would be more effective at identifying vulnerable patients and preventing the consequences.
Apr. 12, 2010