Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

March 17, 2001
Study: Ripped aortas kill often, but new knowledge may aid survival
A ripped aorta can kill you swiftly and painfully if you don't get skilled help - or even if you do.

New definition may make number of heart attack cases soar
Why the confusion over whether Dick Cheney had a heart attack in November 2000?

Rush cardiologist puts heart disease prevention in the palm of your hand
Combining prevention for heart disease with personal digital technology, a cardiologist from Rush-Presbyterian-St.

UCSF evaluates new device to treat heart failure
UCSF researchers have begun clinical trials on a new device to treat patients with heart failure -- a progressive cardiovascular disease affecting more than five million Americans. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to