Check Your Cholesterol Now Scientists have done wonders at figuring out ways to control cholesterol. Do you need to start applying them less casually? Or are your numbers low enough to make a cardiologist's day?
Copycat Conditions: Stroke Mimics A jab of pain, a moment of panic. Is it just a headache or something much worse? We'll tell you about copycat conditions that you might mistake as a stroke.
Coronary Bypass Surgery The Coronary bypass procedure is usually called a CABG. It is a type of heart surgery that reroutes, or "bypasses," the blood around these clogged arteries. This video animation shows how this life saving surgery is done.
Angioplasty Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty (PTCA) ? often abbreviated to angioplasty ? is a procedure to re-open a narrowed coronary artery. Watch how this procedure opens arteries.
Cholesterol Cholesterol is a soft, fat-like, waxy substance found in the bloodstream and in all your body's cells. Statins are the most widely used medication for lowering cholesterol. This video animation shows how Cholesterol behaves in the blood stream.
Heart Attack Heart attack or myocardial infarction is caused due to coronary artery blockage. This video animation demonstrates how a heart attack can happen.