The human heart is a vital organ that pumps blood through the body. You probably don't even think about it, but your heart is always working — it beats about 100,000 times a day, which adds up to about 3 billion beats over an average lifetime. Here's the latest science news about your ticker.
Only 20 cases of stroke caused by being on an amusement park ride have been reported worldwide.
This extreme form of inflammatory response due to diving has rarely been reported worldwide, an attending doctor said.
A new study suggests sleep problems often experienced by people with heart disease may be caused by damage to a group of nerves that regulate both the heart and the brain.
A gold-standard clinical trial suggests that "reanimating" donated hearts is a viable strategy for expanding the pool of potential heart donors.
A man in Michigan developed deep vein thrombosis after reportedly being bitten by a brown recluse spider.
A heart attack, or myocardial infarction, happens when oxygen-rich blood does not reach a part of the heart muscle.
Coronary artery disease (CAD) is caused by plaque buildup in the wall of arteries that supply blood to the heart.
Here's what doctors consider a "normal," elevated or high blood pressure, and how to measure your BP at home.
Tissue-based models of the human heart are being sent to the International Space Station.
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