With a common goal of making health care better, safer, more cost effective and more equal, nearly 400 health researchers from across the University of Michigan and partner organizations have formed one of the nation’s largest research entities of its kind.
Ann Arbor-based AlphaCore Pharma and Rockville, Md.-based Advanced Bioscience Laboratories Tuesday announced funding from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, part of the National Institutes of Health, to manufacture a new treatment for a type of coronary artery disease that runs in families.
Because February is Heart Health month, WWJ’s Kathryn Larson is fighting heart disease as she takes us along to the cardiologist’s office for her annual checkup.
A research study led by led by Beaumont Health System cardiologists and involving 47 hospitals and outpatient centers in Michigan may help spare patients from unnecessary invasive heart procedures while lowering health care costs.
Several women staffers in the Anesthesia Department sported red dress pins, but theirs were hand-made by fellow employee Joan Alfred.
According to a report released by the Centers for Disease Control, the highest rates of self–reported coronary heart disease are among older adults aged 65 and over, and American Indians/Alaskan Natives.
The seeds of vulnerability to asthma, heart disease and other chronic adult health problems are planted early in life, according to a study published last week in the American Journal of Public Health.
It’s been long known that the prevalence of hypertension and heart disease differs between men and women, but scientists don’t know why.
Chantix is the most popular anti-smoking drug on the market, but it’s now being linked to a risk of heart disease.
Over 20,000 people gathered at Ford Field for the American Heart Association’s annual Heart Walk.