The Texas House has preliminarily approved requiring high school athletes to undergo electrocardiogram testing for possible degenerative heart problems before participating in campus sports.
The body of an Oklahoma inmate who died after a botched execution of what corrections officials have said was an apparent heart attack was returned from an independent autopsy without the heart or larynx, a state medical official said Monday.
It may sound far-fetched, but scientists are attempting to build a human heart with a 3-D printer. Ultimately, the goal is to create a new heart for a patient with their own cells that could be transplanted.
Watching as a Dallas Stars player collapsed on the bench during a game was tough for fans, but even harder for Rich Peverley’s teammates.
The collapse of Dallas Stars Hockey player Richard Peverley from an apparent irregular heartbeat issue has brought a surprising statistic to light: that one in four older Americans will likely develop atrial fibrillation.
Samsung sought Monday to frame its new Galaxy S5 smartphone as a lifestyle product, as it emphasized a built-in heart-rate sensor and improved camera features over its slightly larger size.
New research raises serious questions about a very common medical procedure — placing a stent to prop open a narrowed kidney artery.
Heart experts who wrote new guidelines for preventing heart attacks and strokes are defending a formula that some doctors say overestimates risk for certain groups.
Former President George W. Bush says he’s feeling “pretty good” after undergoing a heart procedure last month and is back to golfing and mountain biking.
A spokesman said Former President George W. Bush successfully underwent a heart procedure in Dallas on Tuesday, after doctors discovered a blockage in an artery during his annual physical.
Stress and physical demands are part of what comes with being a police officer. But a new study said that those are also two factors putting officers at risk for heart disease.
As Randy Travis’ condition worsened this week, people in his adopted home town of Tioga (in Grayson County) prayed for him as though he was always as one of their own.