Video News : Cardiovascular Health
Stanford launches app to study heart health
A free iPhone app allows users to contribute to a study of human heart health while learning about the health of their own hearts, and uses a new software framework developed by Apple.
Physicians deactivate heart pump with catheter-based approach
A mechanical pump supported a failing heart, but did the job so well it eventually was no longer needed. Turning it off safely was the challenge.
For Montana man, low-sodium diet reverses heart troubles
A year after a major heart attack, followed by cardiac surgery, Bruce Simon found himself back in the hospital with continued heart problems.
New tool could prevent needless stents and save money, Stanford cardiologist says
STANFORD, Calif. - Doctors may be implanting too many artery-opening stents and could avoid needless operations - and ultimately save lives - if they did more in-depth measurements of blood flow in the vessels to the heart.