A team of researchers are looking at all angles to figure out how to reduce the rates of health-care-associated infections for patients who get ventricular assist devices.
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Recent approval from the FDA for HeartMate 3 opens the door to an important option for people with advanced heart failure.
The fifth-leading risk factor for mortality worldwide, air pollution presents a major heart health risk. A simple intervention could help people breathe easier at home.
In a new publication, home-delivered, low-sodium meals after hospital discharge helped some heart failure patients avoid hospital readmission.
An innovative carotid procedure known as TCAR reverses blood flow to reduce stroke risk during revascularization. It’s now being performed at Michigan Medicine.
A specific type of blood thinner may be a safer choice for reducing stroke risk in those who have both end-stage kidney disease and atrial fibrillation.