The first human heart transplant took place 50 years ago in South Africa, but Columbia was among a handful of places that helped the field mature.
A large study found a positive correlation between traffic-related air pollution and the amount of calcium deposited in the coronary arteries.
Researchers from Harvard and Columbia have found that trauma and PTSD symptoms increase the risk of blood clots in women.
Lowering blood pressure goals for people with cardiovascular risk factors could save tens of thousands of lives annually and reduce costs.
Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) is a viable alternative to open heart surgery for patients with severe aortic stenosis at intermediate risk for surgery.
Researchers are collaborating with the NBA to create a new standard in the detection and reduction of cardiac risk among professional basketball athletes.