There are more than 2,000 clinical trials listed in the National Institutes of Health database – www.clinicaltrials.gov – for heart disease and stroke. Of those trials, more than 400 are either recruiting patients or have not yet started recruiting patients. This information is potentially valuable to patients still seeking effective treatments for heart disease or stroke. It provides a new therapeutic option to discuss with physicians. For current information about the clinical trials that are recruiting or about to recruit patients, please click here.