Heart Research and Studies Directory
Heart-related studies and research allow doctors to provide state-of-the-art tests and treatments and determine causes of conditions. Clinical trials give the opportunity to try experimental treatments. All these things help refine what we know about heart disease and help us stay healthier. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how heart research and studies are done and how to participate in clinical trials.
The Link Between Drinking Alcohol and Heart Disease?
WebMD looks at how drinking alcohol can affect your heart.
Heart Disease: Exercising for a Healthy Heart
When you have coronary artery disease, it is very important to exercise regularly. If you aren't already active, your doctor may want you to begin an exercise program. Even if you can only do a small amount of exercise, it is better than not doing any exercise at all. Key points:Talk to your doctor before beginning an exercise program. Your doctor may do an electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG) and ...
Cholesterol, Heart Disease, High Blood Pressure Glossary of Terms
Check your knowledge with this glossary of terms related to lifestyle (diet, exercise, etc.) and cholesterol, heart disease, and high blood pressure.
Cardiac Enzyme Studies
Cardiac enzyme studies measure the levels of the enzymes troponin (TnI, TnT) and creatine phosphokinase (CPK, CK) in the blood.
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Headache Quiz: Myths and Facts
Wrap your brain around your pounding headaches.
Quiz: Myths and Facts About Your Heart Health
Do you know how to keep your heart healthy? Take this quiz and find out.
Seafood Quiz: Omega-3s, Mercury, and the Truth About Fish
Take this quiz about fish to see how much you know about omega-3s, raw fish, nutritional values, mercury levels, and wild vs. farm-raised fish.