Macrophages can eat up to 70 dead cells a day, preventing atherosclerosis. A new CUMC study finds that mitochondria play a critical role in the process.
Smoking counteracts the effect of a gene that normally protects against heart disease, according to a new study.
Columbia University names cardiology researchers Muredach P. Reilly and Marwah Abdalla 2017 Marjorie and Lewis Katz Scholars.
Researchers have found that only 16 percent of heart attack survivors get the recommended amount of physical activity in the weeks after hospitalization.
A new study from Columbia University researchers estimates that 17 million Americans who have normal blood pressure in the doctor's office may have undiagnosed hypertension.
Heart failure is no more common in individuals with sickle cell trait than in the general population, a new study has found.