Could fixing a problem with the heart be good for your brain?

People who have an irregular heartbeat called atrial fibrillation that is treated with a procedure called catheter ablation may have a reduced risk of dementia compared to those who are treated with medication alone. The ...


Uric acid linked to later risk for irregular heart rhythm

High levels of uric acid in midlife may significantly raise the risk for a serious type of irregular heartbeat in the decades that follow, even in people without traditional risk factors, new research shows.


Heart attack on a chip shows how heart changes after the event

Researchers at the University of Southern California Alfred E. Mann Department of Biomedical Engineering have developed a "heart attack on a chip," a device that could one day serve as a testbed to develop new heart drugs ...

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