One Heart Stories
The MitraClip is a new treatment for mitral valve repair and can take the place of surgical heart valve replacement in older patients. A physician at UT Southwestern, Dallas explains the benefits.
If you have high blood pressure, is salt a villain? A UT Southwestern dietitian discusses the latest research on sodium in your diet.
Hospital readmissions are an issue for heart attack and heart failure patients. UT Southwestern is involved with a program to reduce these readmissions.
A UT Southwestern cardiologist says it’s important that physicians take a pregnancy history when assessing a woman’s heart-disease risk. A new study found higher levels of subclinical heart disease in women who had given birth four or more times.
Knowing how your cholesterol functions can help doctors determine your heart disease risk. A UT Southwestern cardiologist uses a garbage truck analogy to explain “cholesterol efflux.”
Avocados are fun to eat, nutritious, and heart-healthy. A UT Southwestern nutritionist in Dallas explains the benefits of this unique fruit and provides a healthy recipe.
Energy drinks are popular, but are they safe? A UT Southwestern physician explains some of his concerns.
Taking low-dose aspiring regularly might not be the best treatment for patients who have not had a heart attack or stroke. A doctor at UT Southwestern in Dallas discusses the best use of aspirin.
Clinical trials have shown promising results for a class of drugs that could dramatically lower cholesterol and, in turn, reduce the risk of heart disease.
Snacking on the right foods during the day can help you control hunger and overeating while you are dieting. But you need to choose the right kind of snack.