Researchers analyzed how to get the optimal dose of heart medication to patients at the VA, specifically Black and Latino patients.
Tag: heart disease
A cancer treatment that tackles heart disease?
A Stanford-developed anti-cancer therapy currently in clinical trials may also reduce vascular inflammation in heart disease.
Tiny bits of RNA give window into adult congenital heart disease in Stanford study
MicroRNA in the blood holds clues to heart problems in adults born with tetralogy of Fallot, a type of congenital heart disease, Stanford research shows.
As primary care visits go online, fewer patients are checked for heart disease risk
Stanford researchers found that the number of patients receiving blood pressure and cholesterol tests dropped as primary care visits went online.
Heart transplant patient’s family shares love — from a distance
The COVID-19 pandemic kept a young patient's family from being by her side following her heart transplant. But they found a way to show their love.
Doctors: Even in pandemic, patients should seek care for other emergencies
Hospitals are seeing a 40% drop in emergency visits, in part because patients with serious conditions other than COVID-19 are reluctant to seek care.
What it was like to get a pacemaker at 19, and how it changed my life: Part 2
College student Bea White writes about her pacemaker-implant surgery, and how her life has changed since having the procedure.
When I was a teenager, I found out I have a serious heart condition: Part 1
At 19, Bea White learned she needed a pacemaker to speed up her heart, which beat too slowly because of a condition called heart block.
Algorithm helps detect heart abnormalities
Researchers are using artificial intelligence to detect abnormalities in the heart through an algorithm that assesses the rate that a heart pumps blood.
Demystifying Heart Failure: How to thrive with heart failure
In the final installment of the Demystifying Heart Failure series, physician Randall Stafford and graduate student Min Joo Kim explain how heart failure can be treated and managed.
Demystifying Heart Failure: Medications as a key part of treatment
In this seventh post in the Demystifying Heart Failure series, physician Randall Stafford and graduate student Min Joo Kim outline key medications.
Demystifying Heart Failure: Exercise is A-OK
This post, the sixth in the series, examines the benefits of activity for heart failure patients and provides some suggestions for exercising safely.
Demystifying Heart Failure: “Hold the salt” and other healthy eating habits
This installment in the Demystifying Heart Failure series provides dietary guidance for those with heart failure as well as for those hoping to prevent it.
“Turning down the volume” of a faulty gene in heart disease
Scientists at Stanford use a gene therapy technique, called RNA silencing, to treat a heart condition called restrictive cardiomyopathy in mice.
Demystifying Heart Failure: Clearing up misconceptions
The second post in the Demystifying Heart Failure series, co-authored by cardiologist Fatima Rodriguez, addresses misconceptions about heart failure.
Flagging a cholesterol-raising disease using AI
Stanford researchers have created an algorithm to detect familial hypercholesterolemia, a hard-to-diagnose genetic disease.