Drug May Lower Heart Damage In Breast Cancer PatientsMany cancer treatments can damage the heart. New research suggests that this risk might be lowered in women with breast tumors if they take a heart drug as a preventive measure during their cancer care.
Texas House Mandates EKG Tests For High School AthletesThe Texas House has preliminarily approved requiring high school athletes to undergo electrocardiogram testing for possible degenerative heart problems before participating in campus sports.
Dallas ME Returns Okla. Execution Inmate's Body Without Heart 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.
Scientists Try 3-D Printer To Build Human Heart 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.
Dallas Stars Players React To Peverley's CollapseWatching as a Dallas Stars player collapsed on the bench during a game was tough for fans, but even harder for Rich Peverley's teammates.
Irregular Heart Rhythms Not UncommonThe 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 Unveils Phone With Heart-Rate MonitorSamsung 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.
Stents May Not Help Treat Clogged Kidney Arteries New research raises serious questions about a very common medical procedure — placing a stent to prop open a narrowed kidney artery.
Experts Defend New Heart Attack Prevention AdviceHeart experts who wrote new guidelines for preventing heart attacks and strokes are defending a formula that some doctors say overestimates risk for certain groups.
Bush Feels "Pretty Good" After Heart ProcedureFormer 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.
President George W. Bush Recovering After Stent Procedure 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.
Program Helps Heart Patients Return To WorkStress 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.
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