Results for ' heart disease'
Coronary Artery Disease - Coronary Heart Disease
What is coronary heart disease? What is coronary artery disease? The American Heart Association explains the sometimes confusing terms CAD and CHD, the causes of CAD, risk factors for coronary artery disease, and how to prevent coronary artery disease or CAD.
Protect NIH Funding
Sequestration: Mandatory budget cuts that will seriously reduce NIH research funding and deprive Americans with heart disease and stroke of the innovative treatments they desperately need and deserve.
Go Red Por Tu Corazón empowers Latinas
On average, Latinas are likely to develop heart disease 10 years earlier than other women and high-profile Go Red Por Tu Corazona luncheons held recently in Salt Lake City and Las Vegas are helping reverse that trend.
Heart and Stroke Encyclopedia
Former Heart & Stroke Encyclopedia
Angina Pectoris (Stable Angina)
The American Heart Association explains angina pectoris, also known as stable angina, is the medical term for chest pain or discomfort due to coronary heart disease.
Hispanics and Heart Disease, Stroke
The American Heart Association explains the prevalence of heart disease and stroke among Hispanics.
Karen Griffith's Story: A Positive Attitude Makes All the Difference
Read Karen's story about facing heart valve surgery in her 80s.
Problem: Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic regurgitation describes the leakage of the aortic valve each time the left ventricle relaxes. Learn about ongoing care of this condition.
About Heart Attacks
What is a heart attack? The American Heart Association explains myocardial infarction, also called heart attack.
Problem: Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral stenosis is a narrowing of the mitral valve opening. Learn about its causes and treatments.