Tag Archives: Heart

Can blueberries protect heart health?

According to a new study, consuming 1 cup of blueberries each day might improve the metabolic markers associated with cardiovascular risk. Blueberries are tasty, but are they good for our hearts? Blueberries are delicious and nutritious; if they could also lower the risk of heart disease, that would be a bonus. For that reason, the… Read More »

Surgical Robot Autonomously Navigates Inside Heart

Transcatheter heart surgeries, particularly to repair failing valves, are now common in many high-end hospitals. Though the actual replacement procedure is not easy, navigating to the valve site through narrow vasculature and inside the heart is in itself a challenging task. Moreover, pushing guidewires and catheters through the vessels requires fluoroscope imaging, exposing patients and… Read More »

Prescription for a healthy heart: pediatric-driven partnerships

For pediatric cardiologists, February, National Heart Month, is a special time. We share health tips in the hospital and talk about heart health with those looking for advice, especially with patients and families impacted by CHD. It’s also a time to look back at what’s worked well in the field, while accelerating advancements for CHD… Read More »