Dr. Valentin Fuster Articles & Stories :

Tai Chi Increases Seniors' Immunity

Tai Chi Increases Seniors' Immunity

A Chinese form of martial art that's also a meditation and exercise discipline shows a remarkable ability to boost immunity in older people, according to recent research. This is on top of studies that have already demonstrated that the martial art, known as tai chi, lowers blood pressure, im... Read More


What is an Aneurysm?

What is an Aneurysm?

WHAT IS AN AORTIC ANEURYSM? With Dr.Sateesh Babu Vascular Associates of Westchester Read More


How Long Can a Human Being Live?

How Long Can a Human Being Live?

Dr. Valentin Fuster considers the question of how long can human being live. He begins by describing how the life expectancy of men and women has been extended two or three years per decade since he attended medical school. However, this improvement in life expectancy has come from improved t... Read More


What is the Polypill?

What is the Polypill?

Dr. Valentin Fuster discusses the Polypill. The Polypill is being developed in response to an important reality surrounding cardiovascular disease. There are three important drugs that can help prevent heart disease (statins, ACE inhibitors, and aspirin). These drugs are not taken for two maj... Read More


What Are the Risk Factors of Coronary Artery Disease?

What Are the Risk Factors of Coronary Artery Disease?

Dr. Valentin Fuster discusses the 6 causes or risk factors behind coronary artery disease. There are two physical risk factors: high blood pressure and size of the waist (or abdominal obesity). There are two chemical risk factors: cholesterol levels in the blood and blood glucose (diabetes). ... Read More


What is Coronary Artery Disease?

What is Coronary Artery Disease?

Dr. Valentin Fuster, one of the world's leading cardiologists, discusses the basics of coronary heart disease. Dr. Fuster than describes the symptoms of a heart attack and how to differentiate these symptoms from other conditions. Most importantly, he urges viewers to pay attention to these s... Read More


The Impact of Globalization on the Future of Medicine

The Impact of Globalization on the Future of Medicine

Dr. Valentin Fuster discusses the impact of globalization on the future of modern medicine. He sees that because of the economic pressures on the cost of health care different nations will be more open to working together. There will be increased traveling between nations, as well as sharing ... Read More


How Can We Prevent Heart Disease?

How Can We Prevent Heart Disease?

Dr. Valentin Fuster discusses the rise of cardiovascular disease in the developing world, where the percentage of people who die from heart disease has reached the same levels as in the industrialized countries. In the developed world it is common medical practice to prescribe 3 drugs to trea... Read More


The Future of Treating Cardiovascular Disease

The Future of Treating Cardiovascular Disease

Dr. Valentin Fuster discusses the future of treating cardiovascular disease. Dr. Fuster describes the rising worldwide spread of heart disease, as populations in the developing world are now demonstrating rates of heart disease seen previously only in industrialized countries. Simply stated t... Read More


Educating The Next Generation About Health

Educating The Next Generation About Health

Dr. Valentin Fuster discusses programs about educating children about the importance of health. Dr. Fuster works with Sesame Street in Columbia in South America educating thousands of children about the importance of health. Aimed at 5 to 10 year olds the programs present a positive message a... Read More



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