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  • Too Few Women, Docs Understand Dangers of Heart Disease
    (22-Jun-2017)
    It kills more than all cancers combined, but study says many overlook the risk

  • Lifestyle Changes Might Prevent or Slow Dementia
    (22-Jun-2017)
    The public should be aware of this encouraging research, expert says

  • Too Few Women, Docs Understand Dangers of Heart Disease
    (22-Jun-2017)
    It kills more than all cancers combined, but study says many overlook the risk

  • Heart Disease: A Price Humans Pay for Fertility?
    (22-Jun-2017)
    Study finds genes that boost risk for cardiovascular trouble also up chances of having children

  • Too Few Women, Docs Understand Dangers of Heart Disease
    (22-Jun-2017)
    It kills more than all cancers combined, but study says many overlook the risk

  • Secondhand Smoke Still Plagues Some Cancer Survivors
    (22-Jun-2017)
    Study found they face health risks from continued exposure

  • Big Gap in Cancer Deaths Between Rich, Poor Countries
    (22-Jun-2017)
    Poorer nations need greater access to effective health care and prevention programs, researchers say

  • Heart Disease: A Price Humans Pay for Fertility?
    (22-Jun-2017)
    Study finds genes that boost risk for cardiovascular trouble also up chances of having children

  • Too Few Women, Docs Understand Dangers of Heart Disease
    (22-Jun-2017)
    It kills more than all cancers combined, but study says many overlook the risk

  • Too Few Women, Docs Understand Dangers of Heart Disease
    (22-Jun-2017)
    It kills more than all cancers combined, but study says many overlook the risk

  • Heart Disease: A Price Humans Pay for Fertility?
    (22-Jun-2017)
    Study finds genes that boost risk for cardiovascular trouble also up chances of having children

  • Too Few Women, Docs Understand Dangers of Heart Disease
    (22-Jun-2017)
    It kills more than all cancers combined, but study says many overlook the risk

  • Heart Disease: A Price Humans Pay for Fertility?
    (22-Jun-2017)
    Study finds genes that boost risk for cardiovascular trouble also up chances of having children

  • Too Few Women, Docs Understand Dangers of Heart Disease
    (22-Jun-2017)
    It kills more than all cancers combined, but study says many overlook the risk

  • Too Few Women, Docs Understand Dangers of Heart Disease
    (22-Jun-2017)
    It kills more than all cancers combined, but study says many overlook the risk

  • Too Few Women, Docs Understand Dangers of Heart Disease
    (22-Jun-2017)
    It kills more than all cancers combined, but study says many overlook the risk

  • Too Few Women, Docs Understand Dangers of Heart Disease
    (22-Jun-2017)
    It kills more than all cancers combined, but study says many overlook the risk

  • Secondhand Smoke Still Plagues Some Cancer Survivors
    (22-Jun-2017)
    Study found they face health risks from continued exposure

  • Too Few Women, Docs Understand Dangers of Heart Disease
    (22-Jun-2017)
    It kills more than all cancers combined, but study says many overlook the risk

  • Secondhand Smoke Still Plagues Some Cancer Survivors
    (22-Jun-2017)
    Study found they face health risks from continued exposure

  • Too Few Women, Docs Understand Dangers of Heart Disease
    (22-Jun-2017)
    It kills more than all cancers combined, but study says many overlook the risk

  • Too Few Women, Docs Understand Dangers of Heart Disease
    (22-Jun-2017)
    It kills more than all cancers combined, but study says many overlook the risk

  • Secondhand Smoke Still Plagues Some Cancer Survivors
    (22-Jun-2017)
    Study found they face health risks from continued exposure

  • Big Gap in Cancer Deaths Between Rich, Poor Countries
    (22-Jun-2017)
    Poorer nations need greater access to effective health care and prevention programs, researchers say

  • Breast-Feeding Tied to Lower Heart, Stroke Risk for Mom
    (21-Jun-2017)
    Study finds the longer a woman does it, the lower her risk drops

  • Breast-Feeding Tied to Lower Heart, Stroke Risk for Mom
    (21-Jun-2017)
    Study finds the longer a woman does it, the lower her risk drops

  • Head Position May Not Affect Outcome After Stroke
    (21-Jun-2017)
    International study suggests patients will do as well sitting up as following doctor's orders to lie on their backs

  • Head Position May Not Affect Outcome After Stroke
    (21-Jun-2017)
    International study suggests patients will do as well sitting up as following doctor's orders to lie on their backs

  • Breast-Feeding Tied to Lower Heart, Stroke Risk for Mom
    (21-Jun-2017)
    Study finds the longer a woman does it, the lower her risk drops

  • Head Position May Not Affect Outcome After Stroke
    (21-Jun-2017)
    International study suggests patients will do as well sitting up as following doctor's orders to lie on their backs

  • Vaccine Curbs High Cholesterol in Mice
    (20-Jun-2017)
    Cardiologists call the results 'exciting,' but stress that only research in humans can confirm the findings

  • Cocaine, Other Drugs Detected in Carrie Fisher's System After Her Death
    (20-Jun-2017)
    Actress died in December after cardiac arrest; experts say drug abuse can weaken the heart

  • Vaccine Curbs High Cholesterol in Mice
    (20-Jun-2017)
    Cardiologists call the results 'exciting,' but stress that only research in humans can confirm the findings

  • Study Hints at Link Between Some Statins, Parkinson's Risk
    (20-Jun-2017)
    But the connection was only seen with certain types of the cholesterol-lowering drugs

  • Many Chronic Illnesses Linked to Suicide Risk
    (20-Jun-2017)
    Odds 9 times higher for people with traumatic brain injury, study suggests

  • Americans Want to Be Fit, But Most Don't Put in the Effort
    (20-Jun-2017)
    Survey finds three-quarters think appearance is 'very important,' yet only 31 percent work out regularly

  • Study Hints at Link Between Some Statins, Parkinson's Risk
    (20-Jun-2017)
    But the connection was only seen with certain types of the cholesterol-lowering drugs

  • Vaccine Curbs High Cholesterol in Mice
    (20-Jun-2017)
    Cardiologists call the results 'exciting,' but stress that only research in humans can confirm the findings

  • Major Heart Group Says Doctor-Patient Talks Are Key
    (19-Jun-2017)
    Info needs to be tailored to patient's needs, level of understanding

  • Major Heart Group Says Doctor-Patient Talks Are Key
    (19-Jun-2017)
    Info needs to be tailored to patient's needs, level of understanding

  • Major Heart Group Says Doctor-Patient Talks Are Key
    (19-Jun-2017)
    Info needs to be tailored to patient's needs, level of understanding

  • Healthy Dietary Fats Help Beat High Cholesterol
    (15-Jun-2017)
    Eating them can reduce your risk of heart disease as effectively as statins, heart experts say

  • Healthy Dietary Fats Help Beat High Cholesterol
    (15-Jun-2017)
    Eating them can reduce your risk of heart disease as effectively as statins, heart experts say

  • Want a Workout for Mind and Body? Hop on Your Bike
    (15-Jun-2017)
    Cycling benefits your heart, muscles, waistline and disposition, experts say

  • Healthy Dietary Fats Help Beat High Cholesterol
    (15-Jun-2017)
    Eating them can reduce your risk of heart disease as effectively as statins, heart experts say

  • Healthy Dietary Fats Help Beat High Cholesterol
    (15-Jun-2017)
    Eating them can reduce your risk of heart disease as effectively as statins, heart experts say

  • Want a Workout for Mind and Body? Hop on Your Bike
    (15-Jun-2017)
    Cycling benefits your heart, muscles, waistline and disposition, experts say

  • Healthy Dietary Fats Help Beat High Cholesterol
    (15-Jun-2017)
    Eating them can reduce your risk of heart disease as effectively as statins, heart experts say

  • Horse Therapy Could Rein In Stroke's Damage Years Later
    (15-Jun-2017)
    Study found animal's movement improved gait, balance for survivors

  • Horse Therapy Could Rein In Stroke's Damage Years Later
    (15-Jun-2017)
    Study found animal's movement improved gait, balance for survivors

  • Home Blood Pressure Monitors Wrong 7 of 10 Times: Study
    (14-Jun-2017)
    Checking your device against ones used at your doctor's office may be advised, experts say

  • Nighttime Airport Noise May Raise Heart Risks
    (14-Jun-2017)
    More research needed to confirm that exposure to aircraft noise is the cause of health issues

  • Nighttime Airport Noise May Raise Heart Risks
    (14-Jun-2017)
    More research needed to confirm that exposure to aircraft noise is the cause of health issues

  • Home Blood Pressure Monitors Wrong 7 of 10 Times: Study
    (14-Jun-2017)
    Checking your device against ones used at your doctor's office may be advised, experts say

  • Nighttime Airport Noise May Raise Heart Risks
    (14-Jun-2017)
    More research needed to confirm that exposure to aircraft noise is the cause of health issues

  • Cardiac Arrest? Someday, Drones May Come to Your Rescue
    (13-Jun-2017)
    Like something from a science fiction movie, the machines can fly in carrying life-saving equipment

  • Cardiac Arrest? Someday, Drones May Come to Your Rescue
    (13-Jun-2017)
    Like something from a science fiction movie, the machines can fly in carrying life-saving equipment

  • Patient's Education Level May Be Key to Heart Risk
    (12-Jun-2017)
    As the number of diplomas rose, odds of cardiovascular issues declined, study found

  • Meds Rooted in Ancient China May Help Heart: Review
    (12-Jun-2017)
    But U.S. experts greet report with caution, urge further research

  • Patient's Education Level May Be Key to Heart Risk
    (12-Jun-2017)
    As the number of diplomas rose, odds of cardiovascular issues declined, study found

  • Meds Rooted in Ancient China May Help Heart: Review
    (12-Jun-2017)
    But U.S. experts greet report with caution, urge further research

  • Patient's Education Level May Be Key to Heart Risk
    (12-Jun-2017)
    As the number of diplomas rose, odds of cardiovascular issues declined, study found

  • Marathon Runs Won't Harm Your Arteries
    (08-Jun-2017)
    Age, not mileage, predicted hardening of vessels in study sample

  • Heart Infections Spike as Injection-Drug Abuse Climbs: CDC
    (08-Jun-2017)
    Typical endocarditis patient is white, young and from a rural area, report says

  • It's Snakes to the Rescue for Heart Patients
    (08-Jun-2017)
    Venom from one slithery serpent might be source of a better blood thinner, early research suggests

  • Advances Against Heart Disease Haven't Reached America's Poor: Studies
    (07-Jun-2017)
    Results are 'shocking,' expert says

  • Advances Against Heart Disease Haven't Reached America's Poor: Studies
    (07-Jun-2017)
    Results are 'shocking,' expert says

  • Advances Against Heart Disease Haven't Reached America's Poor: Studies
    (07-Jun-2017)
    Results are 'shocking,' expert says

  • Chronic Pain Common in Adults With Depression, Anxiety
    (06-Jun-2017)
    Study finds the double whammy is a significant and growing health problem

  • Chronic Pain Common in Adults With Depression, Anxiety
    (06-Jun-2017)
    Study finds the double whammy is a significant and growing health problem

  • Moving Toward a Better Blood Pressure Pill
    (05-Jun-2017)
    Combining low doses of multiple drugs might work for some, study finds

  • Implantable Defibrillator May Not Mean End to Sports
    (05-Jun-2017)
    Risks for athletes might be lower than once believed, study says

  • Cirrhosis Could Raise Stroke Risk
    (05-Jun-2017)
    Average yearly rate of the attacks doubled in people with the liver disease, study found

  • Moving Toward a Better Blood Pressure Pill
    (05-Jun-2017)
    Combining low doses of multiple drugs might work for some, study finds

  • Can a 70-Year-Old Have the Arteries of a 20-Year-Old?
    (30-May-2017)
    It's possible, but hard work in today's 'Western' culture, study finds

  • Meth Addicts' Hearts May Improve If They Quit
    (30-May-2017)
    Only those who stopped using the drug reaped cardiac benefits, researchers say

  • Can a 70-Year-Old Have the Arteries of a 20-Year-Old?
    (30-May-2017)
    It's possible, but hard work in today's 'Western' culture, study finds

  • Can a 70-Year-Old Have the Arteries of a 20-Year-Old?
    (30-May-2017)
    It's possible, but hard work in today's 'Western' culture, study finds

  • Can a 70-Year-Old Have the Arteries of a 20-Year-Old?
    (30-May-2017)
    It's possible, but hard work in today's 'Western' culture, study finds

  • Meth Addicts' Hearts May Improve If They Quit
    (30-May-2017)
    Only those who stopped using the drug reaped cardiac benefits, researchers say

  • Bystander CPR Helps Save Brain Function After Near-Drowning
    (26-May-2017)
    Heart compressions were even more effective than automatic defibrillator, study finds

  • Diesel Pollution May Damage the Heart
    (26-May-2017)
    Try to avoid exercising during heavy pollution times, such as rush hour, researcher says

  • Stroke Risk Can Rise With Pregnancy-Linked High Blood Pressure
    (25-May-2017)
    Infections, clotting disorders, history of high blood pressure puts women with preeclampsia in jeopardy, study says

  • New Cholesterol Fighting Meds Target Key Gene
    (25-May-2017)
    Two trials show promise for non-statin approach to heart health

  • Stroke Risk Can Rise With Pregnancy-Linked High Blood Pressure
    (25-May-2017)
    Infections, clotting disorders, history of high blood pressure puts women with preeclampsia in jeopardy, study says

  • Hospitals Vary in Moving Stroke Patients to Comfort or Hospice Care
    (25-May-2017)
    Study found doctors more apt to suggest it sooner for older, white, female and uninsured patients

  • Stroke Risk Can Rise With Pregnancy-Linked High Blood Pressure
    (25-May-2017)
    Infections, clotting disorders, history of high blood pressure puts women with preeclampsia in jeopardy, study says

  • Hospitals Vary in Moving Stroke Patients to Comfort or Hospice Care
    (25-May-2017)
    Study found doctors more apt to suggest it sooner for older, white, female and uninsured patients

  • Stroke Risk Can Rise With Pregnancy-Linked High Blood Pressure
    (25-May-2017)
    Infections, clotting disorders, history of high blood pressure puts women with preeclampsia in jeopardy, study says

  • Stroke Risk Can Rise With Pregnancy-Linked High Blood Pressure
    (25-May-2017)
    Infections, clotting disorders, history of high blood pressure puts women with preeclampsia in jeopardy, study says

  • Hospitals Vary in Moving Stroke Patients to Comfort or Hospice Care
    (25-May-2017)
    Study found doctors more apt to suggest it sooner for older, white, female and uninsured patients

  • Sleepless Nights Could Pose Heart Risk Dangers
    (24-May-2017)
    Less than 6 hours a night doubled chances of dying from heart disease, stroke, study suggests

  • Could Chocolate Guard Against an Irregular Heartbeat?
    (24-May-2017)
    13-year study finds lower odds for atrial fibrillation in people eating moderate amounts of the treat

  • Sleepless Nights Could Pose Heart Risk Dangers
    (24-May-2017)
    Less than 6 hours a night doubled chances of dying from heart disease, stroke, study suggests

  • Sleepless Nights Could Pose Heart Risk Dangers
    (24-May-2017)
    Less than 6 hours a night doubled chances of dying from heart disease, stroke, study suggests

  • Could Chocolate Guard Against an Irregular Heartbeat?
    (24-May-2017)
    13-year study finds lower odds for atrial fibrillation in people eating moderate amounts of the treat

  • Sleepless Nights Could Pose Heart Risk Dangers
    (24-May-2017)
    Less than 6 hours a night doubled chances of dying from heart disease, stroke, study suggests

  • Sleep Apnea May Boost Odds of Irregular Heartbeat
    (23-May-2017)
    Study shows the more someone stops breathing at night, the greater the risk of atrial fibrillation

  • Actemra Approved for Certain Blood Vessel Inflammation
    (22-May-2017)
    Drug will treat adults with a condition called vasculitis

  • Anabolic Steroids May Tax the Heart
    (22-May-2017)
    Weight-lifters using the synthetic hormones have lower pumping capacity, study finds

  • Anabolic Steroids May Tax the Heart
    (22-May-2017)
    Weight-lifters using the synthetic hormones have lower pumping capacity, study finds

  • Increasing Numbers of Pregnant Women Also Have Heart Disease
    (22-May-2017)
    Multiple specialists may be needed to care for these expectant moms, researcher says

  • Anabolic Steroids May Tax the Heart
    (22-May-2017)
    Weight-lifters using the synthetic hormones have lower pumping capacity, study finds

  • Mechanical Heart Valve Noise May Mean Sleepless Nights
    (19-May-2017)
    Some even report that others can hear the sound, study finds

  • Mechanical Heart Valve Noise May Mean Sleepless Nights
    (19-May-2017)
    Some even report that others can hear the sound, study finds

  • Fruits, Veggies May Benefit Your Legs, Too
    (18-May-2017)
    Healthy diet may provide protection from peripheral artery disease, study says

  • 'Healthy Obese' May Be a Myth
    (17-May-2017)
    Higher risk for heart problems detected in new study

  • Heart Disease the No. 1 Killer Worldwide
    (17-May-2017)
    Low-cost, effective treatment programs are needed, researcher says

  • Heart Disease the No. 1 Killer Worldwide
    (17-May-2017)
    Low-cost, effective treatment programs are needed, researcher says

  • Health Tip: Is Your Lifestyle Raising Blood Pressure?
    (17-May-2017)
    Factors you have the ability to change

  • Heart Disease the No. 1 Killer Worldwide
    (17-May-2017)
    Low-cost, effective treatment programs are needed, researcher says

  • Black, Hispanic Americans Less Likely to See a Neurologist
    (17-May-2017)
    They more often wind up in the ER and face higher medical costs than white patients, study shows

  • 'Healthy Obese' May Be a Myth
    (17-May-2017)
    Higher risk for heart problems detected in new study

  • Heart Disease the No. 1 Killer Worldwide
    (17-May-2017)
    Low-cost, effective treatment programs are needed, researcher says

  • Angela Bassett Puts the Spotlight on Heart Health
    (16-May-2017)
    Award-winning actress' mother had type 2 diabetes and died from heart issues

  • Angela Bassett Puts the Spotlight on Heart Health
    (16-May-2017)
    Award-winning actress' mother had type 2 diabetes and died from heart issues

  • Heart Attack Risk Spikes After Respiratory Infection, Study Finds
    (16-May-2017)
    Even the common cold was linked to a 13-fold increased risk for about a week

  • Heart Health Might Be a Matter of Geography
    (16-May-2017)
    U.S. counties where cardiovascular death rates are high or low sometimes sit side-by-side, study finds

  • Angela Bassett Puts the Spotlight on Heart Health
    (16-May-2017)
    Award-winning actress' mother had type 2 diabetes and died from heart issues

  • Angela Bassett Puts the Spotlight on Heart Health
    (16-May-2017)
    Award-winning actress' mother had type 2 diabetes and died from heart issues

  • Angela Bassett Puts the Spotlight on Heart Health
    (16-May-2017)
    Award-winning actress' mother had type 2 diabetes and died from heart issues

  • Heart Attack Risk Spikes After Respiratory Infection, Study Finds
    (16-May-2017)
    Even the common cold was linked to a 13-fold increased risk for about a week

  • Heart Health Might Be a Matter of Geography
    (16-May-2017)
    U.S. counties where cardiovascular death rates are high or low sometimes sit side-by-side, study finds

  • Angela Bassett Puts the Spotlight on Heart Health
    (16-May-2017)
    Award-winning actress' mother had type 2 diabetes and died from heart issues

  • Angela Bassett Puts the Spotlight on Heart Health
    (16-May-2017)
    Award-winning actress' mother had type 2 diabetes and died from heart issues

  • Heart Health Might Be a Matter of Geography
    (16-May-2017)
    U.S. counties where cardiovascular death rates are high or low sometimes sit side-by-side, study finds

  • Many Under 40 May Not Need Regular Cholesterol Checks: Study
    (15-May-2017)
    But heart experts note that screening sooner can help some patients make lifestyle changes early in the game

  • 'Fight or Flight' Response Greater in Combat Vets With PTSD: Study
    (15-May-2017)
    This heightened stress could increase their risk for heart disease, researchers say

  • 'Fight or Flight' Response Greater in Combat Vets With PTSD: Study
    (15-May-2017)
    This heightened stress could increase their risk for heart disease, researchers say

  • Many Under 40 May Not Need Regular Cholesterol Checks: Study
    (15-May-2017)
    But heart experts note that screening sooner can help some patients make lifestyle changes early in the game

  • 'Fight or Flight' Response Greater in Combat Vets With PTSD: Study
    (15-May-2017)
    This heightened stress could increase their risk for heart disease, researchers say

  • Better Treatment Might Prevent Hundreds of Thousands of Strokes
    (15-May-2017)
    Study says too many people aren't getting meds to fight atrial fibrillation, a major cause of these attacks

  • 'Fight or Flight' Response Greater in Combat Vets With PTSD: Study
    (15-May-2017)
    This heightened stress could increase their risk for heart disease, researchers say

  • Timing of Menopause May Affect Heart Failure Risk
    (15-May-2017)
    Women whose periods end early and those who never give birth seem at added risk, research suggests

  • 'Fight or Flight' Response Greater in Combat Vets With PTSD: Study
    (15-May-2017)
    This heightened stress could increase their risk for heart disease, researchers say

  • Timing of Menopause May Affect Heart Failure Risk
    (15-May-2017)
    Women whose periods end early and those who never give birth seem at added risk, research suggests

  • Better Treatment Might Prevent Hundreds of Thousands of Strokes
    (15-May-2017)
    Study says too many people aren't getting meds to fight atrial fibrillation, a major cause of these attacks

  • Blood Vessel-Clearing Procedure Riskier on Weekends: Study
    (12-May-2017)
    Though low overall, the odds of dying are doubled if angioplasty is done on Saturday or Sunday

  • Blood Vessel-Clearing Procedure Riskier on Weekends: Study
    (12-May-2017)
    Though low overall, the odds of dying are doubled if angioplasty is done on Saturday or Sunday

  • Astronauts' Blood Vessels Less Efficient on Long Missions: Study
    (12-May-2017)
    Finding could lead to preventive treatments for space travel and even here on Earth

  • Can Experimental Nasal Spray Treat Common Heart Problem?
    (12-May-2017)
    Drug trial shows promise for treatment of rapid heart rate condition called PSVT

  • Speed Is Key When a Stroke Strikes
    (12-May-2017)
    Getting help fast can save lives, lower disability, neurologists advise

  • Blood Vessel-Clearing Procedure Riskier on Weekends: Study
    (12-May-2017)
    Though low overall, the odds of dying are doubled if angioplasty is done on Saturday or Sunday

  • Astronauts' Blood Vessels Less Efficient on Long Missions: Study
    (12-May-2017)
    Finding could lead to preventive treatments for space travel and even here on Earth

  • Blood Thinners May Prevent Dementia in Atrial Fibrillation Patients
    (12-May-2017)
    Even people with a low risk of stroke could benefit, researchers say

  • Can Experimental Nasal Spray Treat Common Heart Problem?
    (12-May-2017)
    Drug trial shows promise for treatment of rapid heart rate condition called PSVT

  • Speed Is Key When a Stroke Strikes
    (12-May-2017)
    Getting help fast can save lives, lower disability, neurologists advise

  • Blood Vessel-Clearing Procedure Riskier on Weekends: Study
    (12-May-2017)
    Though low overall, the odds of dying are doubled if angioplasty is done on Saturday or Sunday

  • Astronauts' Blood Vessels Less Efficient on Long Missions: Study
    (12-May-2017)
    Finding could lead to preventive treatments for space travel and even here on Earth

  • Blood Thinners May Prevent Dementia in Atrial Fibrillation Patients
    (12-May-2017)
    Even people with a low risk of stroke could benefit, researchers say

  • Can Experimental Nasal Spray Treat Common Heart Problem?
    (12-May-2017)
    Drug trial shows promise for treatment of rapid heart rate condition called PSVT

  • Astronauts' Blood Vessels Less Efficient on Long Missions: Study
    (12-May-2017)
    Finding could lead to preventive treatments for space travel and even here on Earth

  • Can Experimental Nasal Spray Treat Common Heart Problem?
    (12-May-2017)
    Drug trial shows promise for treatment of rapid heart rate condition called PSVT

  • Speed Is Key When a Stroke Strikes
    (12-May-2017)
    Getting help fast can save lives, lower disability, neurologists advise

  • Blood Thinners May Prevent Dementia in Atrial Fibrillation Patients
    (12-May-2017)
    Even people with a low risk of stroke could benefit, researchers say

  • What Harms the Young Heart Also Hurts the Brain Later
    (10-May-2017)
    High blood pressure, smoking in teens tied to worse mental functioning at mid-life, study finds

  • What Harms the Young Heart Also Hurts the Brain Later
    (10-May-2017)
    High blood pressure, smoking in teens tied to worse mental functioning at mid-life, study finds

  • What Harms the Young Heart Also Hurts the Brain Later
    (10-May-2017)
    High blood pressure, smoking in teens tied to worse mental functioning at mid-life, study finds

  • Heart Failure Patients Do Better When Sticking With Same Hospital
    (10-May-2017)
    Continuity of care may be more important than speedy treatment, researchers say

  • Body Cooling May Help Brain After Cardiac Arrest
    (10-May-2017)
    Ask if your loved one qualifies, new guideline suggests

  • Energy Drinks May Make Rare Heart Condition More Dangerous
    (09-May-2017)
    Those with long QT syndrome had spikes in blood pressure, heart muscle recharged more slowly, study found

  • Just 5 Percent of Daily Salt Gets Added at the Table
    (08-May-2017)
    Processed foods, restaurant meals account for most sodium intake in average U.S. diet, study shows

  • Just 5 Percent of Daily Salt Gets Added at the Table
    (08-May-2017)
    Processed foods, restaurant meals account for most sodium intake in average U.S. diet, study shows

  • Stretching Eases Pain of Vessel Disease in Legs
    (05-May-2017)
    At-home regimen might help get you walking again, researcher says

  • Just a 'Social Smoker'? Toll on Your Health Still High
    (05-May-2017)
    Study found lighting up occasionally as damaging to blood vessel health as regular smoking

  • Just a 'Social Smoker'? Toll on Your Health Still High
    (05-May-2017)
    Study found lighting up occasionally as damaging to blood vessel health as regular smoking

  • Stretching Eases Pain of Vessel Disease in Legs
    (05-May-2017)
    At-home regimen might help get you walking again, researcher says

  • Stretching Eases Pain of Vessel Disease in Legs
    (05-May-2017)
    At-home regimen might help get you walking again, researcher says

  • Stretching Eases Pain of Vessel Disease in Legs
    (05-May-2017)
    At-home regimen might help get you walking again, researcher says

  • Health Tip: Coping With Hardening of the Arteries
    (04-May-2017)
    Ways to get support

  • Bystander CPR Not Only Saves Lives, It Lessens Disability: Study
    (04-May-2017)
    Good Samaritans can help prevent brain damage, nursing home care for cardiac arrest victims

  • Too Many People Still Ignore Heart Attack Risks: Study
    (03-May-2017)
    Stenting is easy; changing patient behaviors is hard, cardiologist says

  • Too Many People Still Ignore Heart Attack Risks: Study
    (03-May-2017)
    Stenting is easy; changing patient behaviors is hard, cardiologist says

  • Eating Gluten-Free Without a Medical Reason?
    (03-May-2017)
    It won't help your heart and could even hurt it, researchers say

  • Too Many People Still Ignore Heart Attack Risks: Study
    (03-May-2017)
    Stenting is easy; changing patient behaviors is hard, cardiologist says

  • Busiest Docs Get Best Results With Heart Valve Surgery
    (02-May-2017)
    Patients more likely to receive repair than replacement from the most experienced surgeons, study finds

  • Busiest Docs Get Best Results With Heart Valve Surgery
    (02-May-2017)
    Patients more likely to receive repair than replacement from the most experienced surgeons, study finds

  • Busiest Docs Get Best Results With Heart Valve Surgery
    (02-May-2017)
    Patients more likely to receive repair than replacement from the most experienced surgeons, study finds

  • Busiest Docs Get Best Results With Heart Valve Surgery
    (02-May-2017)
    Patients more likely to receive repair than replacement from the most experienced surgeons, study finds

  • Busiest Docs Get Best Results With Heart Valve Surgery
    (02-May-2017)
    Patients more likely to receive repair than replacement from the most experienced surgeons, study finds

  • Busiest Docs Get Best Results With Heart Valve Surgery
    (02-May-2017)
    Patients more likely to receive repair than replacement from the most experienced surgeons, study finds

  • Busiest Docs Get Best Results With Heart Valve Surgery
    (02-May-2017)
    Patients more likely to receive repair than replacement from the most experienced surgeons, study finds

  • Busiest Docs Get Best Results With Heart Valve Surgery
    (02-May-2017)
    Patients more likely to receive repair than replacement from the most experienced surgeons, study finds

  • Busiest Docs Get Best Results With Heart Valve Surgery
    (02-May-2017)
    Patients more likely to receive repair than replacement from the most experienced surgeons, study finds

  • Busiest Docs Get Best Results With Heart Valve Surgery
    (02-May-2017)
    Patients more likely to receive repair than replacement from the most experienced surgeons, study finds

  • Healthy Heart in Middle Age Delivers Big Dividends
    (01-May-2017)
    Study found it was linked to longer, disease-free life

  • Healthy Heart in Middle Age Delivers Big Dividends
    (01-May-2017)
    Study found it was linked to longer, disease-free life

  • Healthy Heart in Middle Age Delivers Big Dividends
    (01-May-2017)
    Study found it was linked to longer, disease-free life

  • Healthy Heart in Middle Age Delivers Big Dividends
    (01-May-2017)
    Study found it was linked to longer, disease-free life

  • Exercise and Vitamin D: A Heart-Healthy Combo
    (01-May-2017)
    Together, the two offer more protection against disease than either does alone, study suggests

  • Healthy Heart in Middle Age Delivers Big Dividends
    (01-May-2017)
    Study found it was linked to longer, disease-free life

  • Healthy Heart in Middle Age Delivers Big Dividends
    (01-May-2017)
    Study found it was linked to longer, disease-free life

  • Exercise and Vitamin D: A Heart-Healthy Combo
    (01-May-2017)
    Together, the two offer more protection against disease than either does alone, study suggests

  • 1 in 3 Americans May Have Had Warning Stroke Without Knowing It
    (01-May-2017)
    Study authors say learn the signs and symptoms that mean you need immediate medical help

  • Healthy Heart in Middle Age Delivers Big Dividends
    (01-May-2017)
    Study found it was linked to longer, disease-free life

  • Exercise and Vitamin D: A Heart-Healthy Combo
    (01-May-2017)
    Together, the two offer more protection against disease than either does alone, study suggests

  • 1 in 3 Americans May Have Had Warning Stroke Without Knowing It
    (01-May-2017)
    Study authors say learn the signs and symptoms that mean you need immediate medical help

  • Healthy Heart in Middle Age Delivers Big Dividends
    (01-May-2017)
    Study found it was linked to longer, disease-free life

  • Women Fare Poorly With Aortic Aneurysm: Study
    (26-Apr-2017)
    British study says their treatment, compared to men, needs drastic improvement

  • Could an Ice Bag to the Face Be Life-Saver for Trauma Patients?
    (26-Apr-2017)
    This easy remedy might give first responders needed time to transport injured patients, researchers say

  • Energy Drinks May Give the Heart an Unhealthy Jolt
    (26-Apr-2017)
    Popular beverages also affect blood pressure for hours, small trial shows

  • Could an Ice Bag to the Face Be Life-Saver for Trauma Patients?
    (26-Apr-2017)
    This easy remedy might give first responders needed time to transport injured patients, researchers say

  • Oktoberfest Study Links Boozing to Heart Woes
    (26-Apr-2017)
    Munich researchers find 1 in 3 beer drinkers tracked at festival experienced abnormal heart rhythm

  • Energy Drinks May Give the Heart an Unhealthy Jolt
    (26-Apr-2017)
    Popular beverages also affect blood pressure for hours, small trial shows

  • Routine Tests Urged for Pregnancy Complication Preeclampsia
    (25-Apr-2017)
    Expert panel recommends blood-pressure check at every prenatal visit

  • Blood Test May Gauge Death Risk After Surgery
    (25-Apr-2017)
    Scientists must determine how to save lives using that potential insight, cardiac experts say

  • Is a Low-Salt Diet Always Healthy?
    (25-Apr-2017)
    Study claims current guidelines are too restrictive when there's sufficient potassium intake

  • Is a Low-Salt Diet Always Healthy?
    (25-Apr-2017)
    Study claims current guidelines are too restrictive when there's sufficient potassium intake

  • Exercise Benefits Aging Hearts, Even Those of the Obese
    (24-Apr-2017)
    Physical activity helps ward off heart damage in middle age and beyond, study finds

  • The Top 5 Conditions That Shorten Americans' Lives -- And Are Preventable
    (24-Apr-2017)
    Obesity steals the most years of all, researchers say

  • Exercise Benefits Aging Hearts, Even Those of the Obese
    (24-Apr-2017)
    Physical activity helps ward off heart damage in middle age and beyond, study finds

  • The Top 5 Conditions That Shorten Americans' Lives -- And Are Preventable
    (24-Apr-2017)
    Obesity steals the most years of all, researchers say

  • Exercise Benefits Aging Hearts, Even Those of the Obese
    (24-Apr-2017)
    Physical activity helps ward off heart damage in middle age and beyond, study finds

  • Exercise Benefits Aging Hearts, Even Those of the Obese
    (24-Apr-2017)
    Physical activity helps ward off heart damage in middle age and beyond, study finds

  • Exercise Benefits Aging Hearts, Even Those of the Obese
    (24-Apr-2017)
    Physical activity helps ward off heart damage in middle age and beyond, study finds

  • Waist Size, Not Weight, May be Key to Life Span
    (24-Apr-2017)
    Even those who aren't overweight are at risk of death if they've got a paunch, researchers report

  • Exercise Benefits Aging Hearts, Even Those of the Obese
    (24-Apr-2017)
    Physical activity helps ward off heart damage in middle age and beyond, study finds

  • Exercise Benefits Aging Hearts, Even Those of the Obese
    (24-Apr-2017)
    Physical activity helps ward off heart damage in middle age and beyond, study finds

  • When Oxygen Runs Low, the Naked Mole-Rat Finds a Way
    (20-Apr-2017)
    These unique mammals may teach humans tricks to lessen effects of stroke, heart attack, scientists say

  • Want a Longer Life? Try Biking to Work
    (20-Apr-2017)
    Pedal pushers saw their risk for heart disease, cancer and early death cut by almost half in 5-year study

  • When Oxygen Runs Low, the Naked Mole-Rat Finds a Way
    (20-Apr-2017)
    These unique mammals may teach humans tricks to lessen effects of stroke, heart attack, scientists say

  • Do Diet Sodas Pose Health Risks?
    (20-Apr-2017)
    Study suggests -- but does not prove -- a possible link to stroke, dementia

  • Many Heart Attack Patients Fail to Stick With Statins
    (19-Apr-2017)
    Greater education is needed on the lifesaving benefits of 'high-intensity' treatment, researchers say

  • 4 in 10 Americans Still Breathe Dirty Air
    (19-Apr-2017)
    This can lead to health problems that include lung cancer, asthma, heart damage, lung association says

  • High Blood Pressure: A Silver Lining for Ovarian Cancer Patients?
    (19-Apr-2017)
    Study finds prognosis may have some surprising influences

  • Many Heart Attack Patients Fail to Stick With Statins
    (19-Apr-2017)
    Greater education is needed on the lifesaving benefits of 'high-intensity' treatment, researchers say

  • High Blood Pressure: A Silver Lining for Ovarian Cancer Patients?
    (19-Apr-2017)
    Study finds prognosis may have some surprising influences

  • Many Heart Attack Patients Fail to Stick With Statins
    (19-Apr-2017)
    Greater education is needed on the lifesaving benefits of 'high-intensity' treatment, researchers say

  • 4 in 10 Americans Still Breathe Dirty Air
    (19-Apr-2017)
    This can lead to health problems that include lung cancer, asthma, heart damage, lung association says

  • Blood Pressure: Know Your Numbers
    (18-Apr-2017)
    The results offer clues to your health

  • Conflicting Statin Guidelines Leave Millions in 'Gray Zone'
    (18-Apr-2017)
    Doctors, patients often confused by differing advisories on the cholesterol-lowering drugs

  • Conflicting Statin Guidelines Leave Millions in 'Gray Zone'
    (18-Apr-2017)
    Doctors, patients often confused by differing advisories on the cholesterol-lowering drugs

  • Blood Pressure: Know Your Numbers
    (18-Apr-2017)
    The results offer clues to your health

  • Conflicting Statin Guidelines Leave Millions in 'Gray Zone'
    (18-Apr-2017)
    Doctors, patients often confused by differing advisories on the cholesterol-lowering drugs

  • No Link Between Common Antibiotic, Irregular Heartbeat
    (18-Apr-2017)
    Azithromycin, commonly known as Zithromax, won't up odds for atrial fibrillation, study shows

  • Conflicting Statin Guidelines Leave Millions in 'Gray Zone'
    (18-Apr-2017)
    Doctors, patients often confused by differing advisories on the cholesterol-lowering drugs

  • Could a Daily Vitamin Curb Smog's Effect on the Heart?
    (14-Apr-2017)
    Small study suggests vitamin B might help, but reducing pollution levels remains the priority

  • Kidney Disease a Big Contributor to Heart-Related Deaths: Study
    (13-Apr-2017)
    Finding points to need for screening for kidney function

  • Kidney Disease a Big Contributor to Heart-Related Deaths: Study
    (13-Apr-2017)
    Finding points to need for screening for kidney function

  • Early Onset Hot Flashes May Signal Higher Heart Risks
    (13-Apr-2017)
    Study found link between menopausal symptoms in younger women and reduced blood vessel function

  • Early Onset Hot Flashes May Signal Higher Heart Risks
    (13-Apr-2017)
    Study found link between menopausal symptoms in younger women and reduced blood vessel function

  • Another Downside to Unemployment: Stroke Risk?
    (13-Apr-2017)
    Findings from Japan point to health benefits of job security

  • Another Downside to Unemployment: Stroke Risk?
    (13-Apr-2017)
    Findings from Japan point to health benefits of job security

  • Exercisers May Have Better Shot of Surviving Heart Attack
    (12-Apr-2017)
    Researchers suggest that people who work out might develop 'collateral' blood vessels in the heart

  • Do Marathons' Road Closures Lead to More Local Deaths?
    (12-Apr-2017)
    Elderly with heart problems fare worse on race days, perhaps due to delays in care, researchers say

  • Exercisers May Have Better Shot of Surviving Heart Attack
    (12-Apr-2017)
    Researchers suggest that people who work out might develop 'collateral' blood vessels in the heart

  • Trans Fat Bans May Have Cut Heart Attack, Stroke Rate
    (12-Apr-2017)
    Pending FDA regulations should remove nearly all of this unhealthy substance from your diet, experts say

  • Diabetes Continues Its Relentless Rise
    (12-Apr-2017)
    But doctors making headway with heart complications among these patients

  • Do Marathons' Road Closures Lead to More Local Deaths?
    (12-Apr-2017)
    Elderly with heart problems fare worse on race days, perhaps due to delays in care, researchers say

  • Trans Fat Bans May Have Cut Heart Attack, Stroke Rate
    (12-Apr-2017)
    Pending FDA regulations should remove nearly all of this unhealthy substance from your diet, experts say

  • Many Americans Don't Know How to Handle High Cholesterol
    (11-Apr-2017)
    Survey found they know it raises heart risks, but are confused, discouraged about how to lower it

  • The Grayer His Hair, the Higher His Heart Risk?
    (11-Apr-2017)
    Study finds link between silvery locks and hardening of the arteries

  • A Healthy Middle-Aged Heart May Protect Your Brain Later
    (11-Apr-2017)
    Dementia expert says take up heart-healthy habits sooner rather than later

  • Many Americans Don't Know How to Handle High Cholesterol
    (11-Apr-2017)
    Survey found they know it raises heart risks, but are confused, discouraged about how to lower it

  • Many Americans Don't Know How to Handle High Cholesterol
    (11-Apr-2017)
    Survey found they know it raises heart risks, but are confused, discouraged about how to lower it

  • A Healthy Middle-Aged Heart May Protect Your Brain Later
    (11-Apr-2017)
    Dementia expert says take up heart-healthy habits sooner rather than later

  • Many Americans Don't Know How to Handle High Cholesterol
    (11-Apr-2017)
    Survey found they know it raises heart risks, but are confused, discouraged about how to lower it

  • A Healthy Middle-Aged Heart May Protect Your Brain Later
    (11-Apr-2017)
    Dementia expert says take up heart-healthy habits sooner rather than later

  • The Grayer His Hair, the Higher His Heart Risk?
    (11-Apr-2017)
    Study finds link between silvery locks and hardening of the arteries

  • A Healthy Middle-Aged Heart May Protect Your Brain Later
    (11-Apr-2017)
    Dementia expert says take up heart-healthy habits sooner rather than later

  • Many Americans Don't Know How to Handle High Cholesterol
    (11-Apr-2017)
    Survey found they know it raises heart risks, but are confused, discouraged about how to lower it

  • Race May Play Role in Obese Teens' Blood Pressure
    (10-Apr-2017)
    Extra pounds appear more problematic for whites and Hispanics, study finds

  • More Younger Americans Are Suffering Strokes: Study
    (10-Apr-2017)
    Researchers cite rise in blood pressure and diabetes, but one specialist questions the findings

  • More Younger Americans Are Suffering Strokes: Study
    (10-Apr-2017)
    Researchers cite rise in blood pressure and diabetes, but one specialist questions the findings

  • Don't Bank on Heart-Rate Accuracy From Your Activity Tracker
    (10-Apr-2017)
    Fluctuations seen among 4 models, especially during exercise, study finds

  • More Younger Americans Are Suffering Strokes: Study
    (10-Apr-2017)
    Researchers cite rise in blood pressure and diabetes, but one specialist questions the findings

  • More Younger Americans Are Suffering Strokes: Study
    (10-Apr-2017)
    Researchers cite rise in blood pressure and diabetes, but one specialist questions the findings

  • 10 Minutes of Sweat a Day Helps Kids' Hearts
    (08-Apr-2017)
    Replacing light exercise with vigorous activity could greatly benefit some kids and teens, study finds

  • Who Really Needs All Those Heart Tests?
    (07-Apr-2017)
    Overtreatment may lead to excess worry and worse outcomes, report says

  • Who Really Needs All Those Heart Tests?
    (07-Apr-2017)
    Overtreatment may lead to excess worry and worse outcomes, report says

  • Who Really Needs All Those Heart Tests?
    (07-Apr-2017)
    Overtreatment may lead to excess worry and worse outcomes, report says

  • Who Really Needs All Those Heart Tests?
    (07-Apr-2017)
    Overtreatment may lead to excess worry and worse outcomes, report says

  • Multivitamins May Not Help Men's Hearts, Even When Diet Is Poor
    (07-Apr-2017)
    Study found no preventive benefit, but more research might still be warranted

  • Who Really Needs All Those Heart Tests?
    (07-Apr-2017)
    Overtreatment may lead to excess worry and worse outcomes, report says

  • Who Really Needs All Those Heart Tests?
    (07-Apr-2017)
    Overtreatment may lead to excess worry and worse outcomes, report says

  • Multivitamins May Not Help Men's Hearts, Even When Diet Is Poor
    (07-Apr-2017)
    Study found no preventive benefit, but more research might still be warranted

  • Who Really Needs All Those Heart Tests?
    (07-Apr-2017)
    Overtreatment may lead to excess worry and worse outcomes, report says

  • Who Really Needs Blood Pressure, Cholesterol Meds?
    (06-Apr-2017)
    Exercise and other lifestyle adjustments should be tried first, Consumer Reports advises

  • Who Really Needs Blood Pressure, Cholesterol Meds?
    (06-Apr-2017)
    Exercise and other lifestyle adjustments should be tried first, Consumer Reports advises

  • Who Really Needs Blood Pressure, Cholesterol Meds?
    (06-Apr-2017)
    Exercise and other lifestyle adjustments should be tried first, Consumer Reports advises

  • Who Really Needs Blood Pressure, Cholesterol Meds?
    (06-Apr-2017)
    Exercise and other lifestyle adjustments should be tried first, Consumer Reports advises

  • Men More Prone to Severe Psoriasis: Study
    (06-Apr-2017)
    Researchers say this may explain why more males seek treatment for the skin disease

  • Droughts Tied to Climate Change Could Bring Health Risks for Seniors
    (06-Apr-2017)
    Danger is greatest for people in areas where extreme rain shortages are uncommon, researchers find

  • Who Really Needs Blood Pressure, Cholesterol Meds?
    (06-Apr-2017)
    Exercise and other lifestyle adjustments should be tried first, Consumer Reports advises

  • Who Really Needs Blood Pressure, Cholesterol Meds?
    (06-Apr-2017)
    Exercise and other lifestyle adjustments should be tried first, Consumer Reports advises

  • 'Yo-Yo' Dieting Does No Favors for Your Heart
    (05-Apr-2017)
    Dramatic shifts in weight stress the body and other health problems are often involved, researchers explain

  • 'Yo-Yo' Dieting Does No Favors for Your Heart
    (05-Apr-2017)
    Dramatic shifts in weight stress the body and other health problems are often involved, researchers explain

  • High-Dose Vitamin D Failed to Curb Heart Disease in Study
    (05-Apr-2017)
    Monthly supplementation fell short, but experts aren't ruling out other approaches

  • Fitness, Not Fat, Is Key to Post-Stroke Recovery
    (05-Apr-2017)
    People who exercised regularly before their attack had lower odds for disability after, study found

  • 'Yo-Yo' Dieting Does No Favors for Your Heart
    (05-Apr-2017)
    Dramatic shifts in weight stress the body and other health problems are often involved, researchers explain

  • High Thyroid Hormone Levels Tied to Stiffer Arteries
    (04-Apr-2017)
    Measuring these levels might help identify people at risk of heart disease, researcher says

  • Health Tip: Understanding Angina
    (04-Apr-2017)
    Factors that can trigger chest pain

  • High Thyroid Hormone Levels Tied to Stiffer Arteries
    (04-Apr-2017)
    Measuring these levels might help identify people at risk of heart disease, researcher says

  • Keys to Heart Disease Care: Communication and Trust
    (03-Apr-2017)
    These factors linked to patients' greater use of cholesterol and blood pressure-lowering drugs

  • As Weight Goes Up, So Does Death Risk
    (03-Apr-2017)
    Heart disease, cancer, other illnesses start to take a toll, study says

  • For Firefighters, Another Danger: The Heart
    (03-Apr-2017)
    Exposure to high heat and physical exertion may increase risk of heart attacks, study says

  • As Weight Goes Up, So Does Death Risk
    (03-Apr-2017)
    Heart disease, cancer, other illnesses start to take a toll, study says

  • Keys to Heart Disease Care: Communication and Trust
    (03-Apr-2017)
    These factors linked to patients' greater use of cholesterol and blood pressure-lowering drugs

  • Keys to Heart Disease Care: Communication and Trust
    (03-Apr-2017)
    These factors linked to patients' greater use of cholesterol and blood pressure-lowering drugs

  • Race Plays Role in Heart, Diabetes Risk, Even at Normal Weight
    (03-Apr-2017)
    For example, study found higher risk in Hispanics and people of South Asian descent who weren't overweight

  • Keys to Heart Disease Care: Communication and Trust
    (03-Apr-2017)
    These factors linked to patients' greater use of cholesterol and blood pressure-lowering drugs

  • For Firefighters, Another Danger: The Heart
    (03-Apr-2017)
    Exposure to high heat and physical exertion may increase risk of heart attacks, study says

  • Heart Devices 101: Guide to the Tools That Keep You Ticking
    (02-Apr-2017)
    FDA offers glossary of terms to help you understand your doctor's advice

  • Heart Devices 101: Guide to the Tools That Keep You Ticking
    (02-Apr-2017)
    FDA offers glossary of terms to help you understand your doctor's advice

  • Sleepless Nights, Unhealthy Hearts?
    (31-Mar-2017)
    Chronic wakefulness might leave its mark on cardiovascular system, study suggests

  • Sleepless Nights, Unhealthy Hearts?
    (31-Mar-2017)
    Chronic wakefulness might leave its mark on cardiovascular system, study suggests

  • Sleepless Nights, Unhealthy Hearts?
    (31-Mar-2017)
    Chronic wakefulness might leave its mark on cardiovascular system, study suggests

  • The Saltiest Foods May Surprise You
    (30-Mar-2017)
    U.S. report names major and unexpected sources of sodium in the American diet

  • When Heart Stops Beating, Survival Better at Specialized Heart Centers
    (29-Mar-2017)
    With cardiac arrest, they're more likely to perform procedures to clear blood vessels, study finds

  • When Heart Stops Beating, Survival Better at Specialized Heart Centers
    (29-Mar-2017)
    With cardiac arrest, they're more likely to perform procedures to clear blood vessels, study finds

  • Healthy Gums Tied to Longer Lives for Women
    (29-Mar-2017)
    Study found link between periodontal disease and shorter lifespan, but cause-and-effect wasn't proven

  • Healthy Gums Tied to Longer Lives for Women
    (29-Mar-2017)
    Study found link between periodontal disease and shorter lifespan, but cause-and-effect wasn't proven

  • When Heart Stops Beating, Survival Better at Specialized Heart Centers
    (29-Mar-2017)
    With cardiac arrest, they're more likely to perform procedures to clear blood vessels, study finds

  • What You Need to Know About Cholesterol
    (28-Mar-2017)
    Heart expert explains the difference between good and bad types

  • What You Need to Know About Cholesterol
    (28-Mar-2017)
    Heart expert explains the difference between good and bad types

  • Just 17 U.S. States Require Defibrillators in Some Schools
    (27-Mar-2017)
    Easy-to-use portable devices can prevent deaths from sudden cardiac arrest, researchers say

  • Leg Pain When Walking: Talk to Your Doctor
    (24-Mar-2017)
    Physician says there are ways to ward off peripheral artery disease

  • Leg Pain When Walking: Talk to Your Doctor
    (24-Mar-2017)
    Physician says there are ways to ward off peripheral artery disease

  • Leg Pain When Walking: Talk to Your Doctor
    (24-Mar-2017)
    Physician says there are ways to ward off peripheral artery disease

  • Exercise a Great Prescription to Help Older Hearts
    (23-Mar-2017)
    Not enough doctors recommend cardiac rehab, American Heart Association says

  • Daily Glass of Beer, Wine Might Do a Heart Good
    (23-Mar-2017)
    But drinking more may be bad news for your cardiovascular system, researchers say

  • Exercise a Great Prescription to Help Older Hearts
    (23-Mar-2017)
    Not enough doctors recommend cardiac rehab, American Heart Association says

  • Daily Glass of Beer, Wine Might Do a Heart Good
    (23-Mar-2017)
    But drinking more may be bad news for your cardiovascular system, researchers say

  • Daily Glass of Beer, Wine Might Do a Heart Good
    (23-Mar-2017)
    But drinking more may be bad news for your cardiovascular system, researchers say

  • Heart Drug Digoxin May Raise Death Risk for Some Patients: Study
    (22-Mar-2017)
    Those with irregular heartbeat are especially vulnerable right after starting the medicine, researcher says

  • Health Tip: Managing Metabolic Syndrome
    (21-Mar-2017)
    Ways to help ward off complications

  • ATMs, Coffee Shops Ideal Spots for Heart Defibrillators
    (20-Mar-2017)
    Having the devices easily accessible might save the lives of more cardiac arrest victims

  • Guidelines May Miss Need for Statins in Many U.S. Blacks
    (20-Mar-2017)
    Individualized scans of the arteries may be a better means of spotting patients at risk, researchers say

  • Guidelines May Miss Need for Statins in Many U.S. Blacks
    (20-Mar-2017)
    Individualized scans of the arteries may be a better means of spotting patients at risk, researchers say

  • Guidelines May Miss Need for Statins in Many U.S. Blacks
    (20-Mar-2017)
    Individualized scans of the arteries may be a better means of spotting patients at risk, researchers say

  • Pradaxa Beats Warfarin After Heart Rhythm Procedure: Study
    (20-Mar-2017)
    Fewer bleeding problems reported among 'ablation' patients who took the newer blood thinner

  • Remote Amazon Tribe May Have Healthiest Hearts on Earth
    (17-Mar-2017)
    Days spent hunting, farming and eating unprocessed foods keeps their arteries clear, researcher says

  • New Cholesterol Drugs May Beat Statins, But Price Tag Is High
    (17-Mar-2017)
    Repatha, inclisiran lowered cholesterol levels even further, but first costs about $14,000 a year to take

  • Remote Amazon Tribe May Have Healthiest Hearts on Earth
    (17-Mar-2017)
    Days spent hunting, farming and eating unprocessed foods keeps their arteries clear, researcher says

  • New Cholesterol Drugs May Beat Statins, But Price Tag Is High
    (17-Mar-2017)
    Repatha, inclisiran lowered cholesterol levels even further, but first costs about $14,000 a year to take

  • Remote Amazon Tribe May Have Healthiest Hearts on Earth
    (17-Mar-2017)
    Days spent hunting, farming and eating unprocessed foods keeps their arteries clear, researcher says

  • Remote Amazon Tribe May Have Healthiest Hearts on Earth
    (17-Mar-2017)
    Days spent hunting, farming and eating unprocessed foods keeps their arteries clear, researcher says

  • Remote Amazon Tribe May Have Healthiest Hearts on Earth
    (17-Mar-2017)
    Days spent hunting, farming and eating unprocessed foods keeps their arteries clear, researcher says

  • New Cholesterol Drugs May Beat Statins, But Price Tag Is High
    (17-Mar-2017)
    Repatha, inclisiran lowered cholesterol levels even further, but first costs about $14,000 a year to take

  • Are Blood Thinners Overused in Patients With Irregular Heartbeat?
    (17-Mar-2017)
    Those with low stroke risk might not benefit, new study contends

  • New Cholesterol Drugs May Beat Statins, But Price Tag Is High
    (17-Mar-2017)
    Repatha, inclisiran lowered cholesterol levels even further, but first costs about $14,000 a year to take

  • Taking Statins May Boost Heart Surgery Outcomes
    (16-Mar-2017)
    Using cholesterol-lowering medications up to and on operation day linked to better survival rates in study

  • Taking Statins May Boost Heart Surgery Outcomes
    (16-Mar-2017)
    Using cholesterol-lowering medications up to and on operation day linked to better survival rates in study

  • Taking Statins May Boost Heart Surgery Outcomes
    (16-Mar-2017)
    Using cholesterol-lowering medications up to and on operation day linked to better survival rates in study

  • Taking Statins May Boost Heart Surgery Outcomes
    (16-Mar-2017)
    Using cholesterol-lowering medications up to and on operation day linked to better survival rates in study

  • U.S. Medical Groups Sound the Alarm on Climate Change
    (15-Mar-2017)
    Altered weather patterns may already hurt your health, nation's physicians warn

  • Many With Irregular Heartbeat Not on Meds They Need: Study
    (14-Mar-2017)
    More than 80 percent of patients who suffered a stroke weren't getting adequate anti-clotting therapy

  • Fish Oil Pills May Help After Heart Attack, Specialists Say
    (13-Mar-2017)
    But review does not find it can help prevent heart problems

  • Failed Fertility Treatments, Poorer Heart Health Later?
    (13-Mar-2017)
    Study found small link, but researchers not sure if treatments or underlying health problems to blame

  • Fish Oil Pills May Help After Heart Attack, Specialists Say
    (13-Mar-2017)
    But review does not find it can help prevent heart problems

  • Failed Fertility Treatments, Poorer Heart Health Later?
    (13-Mar-2017)
    Study found small link, but researchers not sure if treatments or underlying health problems to blame

  • Health Tip: Help Kids Maintain Healthy Cholesterol
    (13-Mar-2017)
    Foods to eat, and those to avoid

  • Failed Fertility Treatments, Poorer Heart Health Later?
    (13-Mar-2017)
    Study found small link, but researchers not sure if treatments or underlying health problems to blame

  • Failed Fertility Treatments, Poorer Heart Health Later?
    (13-Mar-2017)
    Study found small link, but researchers not sure if treatments or underlying health problems to blame

  • Your DNA May Determine How You Handle the Time Change
    (11-Mar-2017)
    Researcher says genetics play a part in whether you're a night owl, which can make daylight saving a tough transition

  • Dizzy Spells in Middle-Age Tied to Dementia Risk Later
    (10-Mar-2017)
    Rapid drops in blood pressure that cause light-headedness may do serious damage, study suggests

  • Bad Diets Tied to 400,000 U.S. Deaths in 2015
    (09-Mar-2017)
    Adding healthy foods such as nuts, seeds, vegetables, whole grains might help prevent premature demise, researchers suggest

  • Heart Disease Kicks in Earlier for Obese People
    (09-Mar-2017)
    Study found that weight did not affect life span as much as quality of life

  • Health Tip: Resuming Activities After a Heart Attack
    (09-Mar-2017)
    When is the right time?

  • Pot Use Tied to Higher Odds for Stroke, Heart Failure
    (09-Mar-2017)
    Study couldn't prove cause and effect, but experts say it's another risk factor to heed

  • Bad Diets Tied to 400,000 U.S. Deaths in 2015
    (09-Mar-2017)
    Adding healthy foods such as nuts, seeds, vegetables, whole grains might help prevent premature demise, researchers suggest

  • Heart Disease Kicks in Earlier for Obese People
    (09-Mar-2017)
    Study found that weight did not affect life span as much as quality of life

  • Impotence Meds Might Give Men's Hearts a Boost, Too
    (09-Mar-2017)
    But evidence isn't strong enough to routinely recommend Viagra or Cialis after heart attack, experts say

  • Heart Disease Kicks in Earlier for Obese People
    (09-Mar-2017)
    Study found that weight did not affect life span as much as quality of life

  • 1 in 7 Obese People Has Normal Blood Pressure, Cholesterol
    (09-Mar-2017)
    But that doesn't mean the excess weight is harmless, researchers say

  • Heart Disease Kicks in Earlier for Obese People
    (09-Mar-2017)
    Study found that weight did not affect life span as much as quality of life

  • 1 in 7 Obese People Has Normal Blood Pressure, Cholesterol
    (09-Mar-2017)
    But that doesn't mean the excess weight is harmless, researchers say

  • Bad Diets Tied to 400,000 U.S. Deaths in 2015
    (09-Mar-2017)
    Adding healthy foods such as nuts, seeds, vegetables, whole grains might help prevent premature demise, researchers suggest

  • Health Tip: Resuming Activities After a Heart Attack
    (09-Mar-2017)
    When is the right time?

  • Bad Diets Tied to 400,000 U.S. Deaths in 2015
    (09-Mar-2017)
    Adding healthy foods such as nuts, seeds, vegetables, whole grains might help prevent premature demise, researchers suggest

  • Pot Use Tied to Higher Odds for Stroke, Heart Failure
    (09-Mar-2017)
    Study couldn't prove cause and effect, but experts say it's another risk factor to heed

  • Bad Diets Tied to 400,000 U.S. Deaths in 2015
    (09-Mar-2017)
    Adding healthy foods such as nuts, seeds, vegetables, whole grains might help prevent premature demise, researchers suggest

  • Heart Disease Kicks in Earlier for Obese People
    (09-Mar-2017)
    Study found that weight did not affect life span as much as quality of life

  • Depression May Hasten Death in Years After Heart Diagnosis
    (08-Mar-2017)
    Mental health screening recommended over the long term, study suggests

  • More Folic Acid in Pregnancy May Protect Kids From High Blood Pressure
    (08-Mar-2017)
    If mothers have heart disease risk factors, nutrient benefits children, study suggests

  • Depression May Hasten Death in Years After Heart Diagnosis
    (08-Mar-2017)
    Mental health screening recommended over the long term, study suggests

  • Cholesterol's Impact on Heart Attack Risk May Change With Age
    (08-Mar-2017)
    Study found younger patients had low levels of HDL 'good' cholesterol

  • Depression May Hasten Death in Years After Heart Diagnosis
    (08-Mar-2017)
    Mental health screening recommended over the long term, study suggests

  • More Folic Acid in Pregnancy May Protect Kids From High Blood Pressure
    (08-Mar-2017)
    If mothers have heart disease risk factors, nutrient benefits children, study suggests

  • Cholesterol's Impact on Heart Attack Risk May Change With Age
    (08-Mar-2017)
    Study found younger patients had low levels of HDL 'good' cholesterol

  • Americans With High Blood Pressure Still Eating Too Much Salt
    (08-Mar-2017)
    Average sodium intake more than double the recommended daily limit for these patients, study finds

  • Cholesterol's Impact on Heart Attack Risk May Change With Age
    (08-Mar-2017)
    Study found younger patients had low levels of HDL 'good' cholesterol

  • More Folic Acid in Pregnancy May Protect Kids From High Blood Pressure
    (08-Mar-2017)
    If mothers have heart disease risk factors, nutrient benefits children, study suggests

  • Winter a Chilling Time for Heart Failure Patients
    (08-Mar-2017)
    Studies found hospitalizations, deaths among these patients highest during that season

  • Fitbits, Other Trackers May Be Unfit to Measure Heart Rate
    (08-Mar-2017)
    Devices were as much as 34 beats off per minute during certain exercises, study finds

  • Americans With High Blood Pressure Still Eating Too Much Salt
    (08-Mar-2017)
    Average sodium intake more than double the recommended daily limit for these patients, study finds

  • Could Fruits and Veggies Save Hearts Worldwide?
    (07-Mar-2017)
    New analysis finds low consumption linked to more lost years of healthy life

  • Poor Diet Tied to Half of U.S. Deaths From Heart Disease, Diabetes
    (07-Mar-2017)
    Study explores which foods and nutrients may be helpful or harmful

  • Poor Diet Tied to Half of U.S. Deaths From Heart Disease, Diabetes
    (07-Mar-2017)
    Study explores which foods and nutrients may be helpful or harmful

  • Many People Don't Take Their High Blood Pressure Meds: Study
    (06-Mar-2017)
    Failure to follow doctors' orders leads to unnecessary and costly treatment, research shows

  • Many People Don't Take Their High Blood Pressure Meds: Study
    (06-Mar-2017)
    Failure to follow doctors' orders leads to unnecessary and costly treatment, research shows

  • Many People Don't Take Their High Blood Pressure Meds: Study
    (06-Mar-2017)
    Failure to follow doctors' orders leads to unnecessary and costly treatment, research shows

  • Many People Don't Take Their High Blood Pressure Meds: Study
    (06-Mar-2017)
    Failure to follow doctors' orders leads to unnecessary and costly treatment, research shows

  • Study Ties Some Migraines to Artery Tears in Neck, Raising Stroke Risk
    (06-Mar-2017)
    Problem also more likely in men and patients under 39, though chances are still low

  • Wood Stoves May Spark Heart Trouble
    (03-Mar-2017)
    Older people in cities with lots of wood-burning devices might run heart attack risk, study finds

  • Exercise Beats Weight Loss at Helping Seniors' Hearts
    (01-Mar-2017)
    Both are healthy goals, but getting active may reap even more benefit, study finds

  • Exercise Beats Weight Loss at Helping Seniors' Hearts
    (01-Mar-2017)
    Both are healthy goals, but getting active may reap even more benefit, study finds

  • Exercise Beats Weight Loss at Helping Seniors' Hearts
    (01-Mar-2017)
    Both are healthy goals, but getting active may reap even more benefit, study finds

  • Nerve 'Zap' Treatment May Speed Stroke Recovery
    (01-Mar-2017)
    Small study found arm weakness improved when brain was stimulated during physical therapy

  • Exercise Beats Weight Loss at Helping Seniors' Hearts
    (01-Mar-2017)
    Both are healthy goals, but getting active may reap even more benefit, study finds

  • Youth With Type 2 Diabetes Often Face Complications
    (28-Feb-2017)
    This growing group has double the problems as peers with type 1 disease, study finds

  • Youth With Type 2 Diabetes Often Face Complications
    (28-Feb-2017)
    This growing group has double the problems as peers with type 1 disease, study finds

  • Study Tracks Bleeding Risk From Common Blood Thinners
    (28-Feb-2017)
    Research looked specifically at bleeds inside the skull and near the brain

  • Review Raises Questions About Herbal Meds for Heart Problems
    (27-Feb-2017)
    While popular among patients, they haven't been proven safe or effective in clinical trials, study says

  • Review Raises Questions About Herbal Meds for Heart Problems
    (27-Feb-2017)
    While popular among patients, they haven't been proven safe or effective in clinical trials, study says

  • Review Raises Questions About Herbal Meds for Heart Problems
    (27-Feb-2017)
    While popular among patients, they haven't been proven safe or effective in clinical trials, study says

  • More Exercise, Fewer Pounds: Cut Your Heart Failure Risk
    (27-Feb-2017)
    Link was stronger for common but difficult-to-treat type of heart failure

  • Study Finds Stroke Care Faster for Men Than Women
    (24-Feb-2017)
    Researchers not sure why the disparity exists

  • Study Finds Stroke Care Faster for Men Than Women
    (24-Feb-2017)
    Researchers not sure why the disparity exists

  • Could Parkinson's Disease Raise Stroke Risk?
    (23-Feb-2017)
    Or is the link the other way around? Study finds a connection, but cause-and-effect isn't clear

  • Could Parkinson's Disease Raise Stroke Risk?
    (23-Feb-2017)
    Or is the link the other way around? Study finds a connection, but cause-and-effect isn't clear

  • 10 Daily Servings of Fruits, Veggies a Recipe for Longevity
    (23-Feb-2017)
    Reductions seen in risk of heart disease, stroke, cancer and early death

  • Study Links Psychiatric Disorders to Stroke Risk
    (23-Feb-2017)
    Mental health woes may trigger chronic fight-or-flight response, researchers suggest

  • Could Parkinson's Disease Raise Stroke Risk?
    (23-Feb-2017)
    Or is the link the other way around? Study finds a connection, but cause-and-effect isn't clear

  • Too Many Stroke Victims Don't Get Clot-Busting Drug: Study
    (23-Feb-2017)
    Minorities, women, seniors on Medicare, rural residents less likely to be diagnosed in time for tPA

  • More Evidence Ties Gum Health to Stroke Risk
    (23-Feb-2017)
    Study shows increasing risk of brain blockage with more severe gum disease

  • Study Links Psychiatric Disorders to Stroke Risk
    (23-Feb-2017)
    Mental health woes may trigger chronic fight-or-flight response, researchers suggest

  • Unhealthy in Middle Age, Dementia in Old Age?
    (22-Feb-2017)
    Diabetes, high blood pressure, smoking may set you up for Alzheimer's, research suggests

  • Unhealthy in Middle Age, Dementia in Old Age?
    (22-Feb-2017)
    Diabetes, high blood pressure, smoking may set you up for Alzheimer's, research suggests

  • Race May Play Role in Recurrent Stroke
    (22-Feb-2017)
    Study found black seniors at higher risk for subsequent attack compared to whites

  • Unhealthy in Middle Age, Dementia in Old Age?
    (22-Feb-2017)
    Diabetes, high blood pressure, smoking may set you up for Alzheimer's, research suggests

  • Race May Play Role in Recurrent Stroke
    (22-Feb-2017)
    Study found black seniors at higher risk for subsequent attack compared to whites

  • Unhealthy in Middle Age, Dementia in Old Age?
    (22-Feb-2017)
    Diabetes, high blood pressure, smoking may set you up for Alzheimer's, research suggests

  • Headaches Often Strike Before Strokes in Kids: Study
    (22-Feb-2017)
    But, brain attacks are still very rare in children

  • Head Position Just After Stroke Doesn't Affect Recovery: Study
    (22-Feb-2017)
    Lying flat or sitting up slightly neither boosted nor harmed patients' outcomes

  • MRIs Can Be Safe for People With Heart Devices …
    (22-Feb-2017)
    … if strict procedures are followed, researchers report

  • Unhealthy in Middle Age, Dementia in Old Age?
    (22-Feb-2017)
    Diabetes, high blood pressure, smoking may set you up for Alzheimer's, research suggests

  • MRIs Can Be Safe for People With Heart Devices …
    (22-Feb-2017)
    … if strict procedures are followed, researchers report

  • After Stroke, 'Blue' Light May Help Beat the Blues
    (22-Feb-2017)
    Akin to sunlight, it could ward off depression during rehab, study finds

  • Bleeding Strokes Take Heavy Toll on Brain
    (22-Feb-2017)
    Study found increased risk of dementia, depression in five years following brain attack

  • Headaches Often Strike Before Strokes in Kids: Study
    (22-Feb-2017)
    But, brain attacks are still very rare in children

  • Race May Play Role in Recurrent Stroke
    (22-Feb-2017)
    Study found black seniors at higher risk for subsequent attack compared to whites

  • Head Position Just After Stroke Doesn't Affect Recovery: Study
    (22-Feb-2017)
    Lying flat or sitting up slightly neither boosted nor harmed patients' outcomes

  • For Stroke Survivors, Exercise Is Good for the Brain: Review
    (22-Feb-2017)
    Along with improving physical mobility, breaking a sweat seems to counteract mental deficits

  • Heart Disease Linked to Anxiety, Negative Feelings
    (21-Feb-2017)
    And that's especially true for women, study suggests

  • Testosterone Therapy May Have Benefits, But Risks Too
    (21-Feb-2017)
    While trials show it boosts bone density and lowers anemia risk, heart risks also seen

  • Testosterone Therapy May Have Benefits, But Risks Too
    (21-Feb-2017)
    While trials show it boosts bone density and lowers anemia risk, heart risks also seen

  • Loneliness Often Plagues Black Women at Risk for Heart Disease
    (21-Feb-2017)
    Social isolation boosts their chances for cardiovascular trouble, researchers say

  • Heart Disease Linked to Anxiety, Negative Feelings
    (21-Feb-2017)
    And that's especially true for women, study suggests

  • Learning Issues Common in Kids With Heart Defects: Study
    (21-Feb-2017)
    Many fall behind before fourth grade, tests show

  • After Wives Suffer Stroke, Husbands Adapt to Caregiving Role
    (21-Feb-2017)
    Small study reveals men's day-to-day successes and struggles in caring for disabled spouse

  • Testosterone Therapy May Have Benefits, But Risks Too
    (21-Feb-2017)
    While trials show it boosts bone density and lowers anemia risk, heart risks also seen

  • After Wives Suffer Stroke, Husbands Adapt to Caregiving Role
    (21-Feb-2017)
    Small study reveals men's day-to-day successes and struggles in caring for disabled spouse

  • Testosterone Therapy May Have Benefits, But Risks Too
    (21-Feb-2017)
    While trials show it boosts bone density and lowers anemia risk, heart risks also seen

  • Health Tip: Reducing Your Heart Disease Risk
    (20-Feb-2017)
    Tips to benefit your ticker

  • Heart, Lung Problems May Not Always Need ICU Care
    (17-Feb-2017)
    Study finds no difference in death rates, but higher costs for intensive care for some patients

  • Cutting Salt a Health Boost for Kidney Patients
    (16-Feb-2017)
    Blood pressure and fluid retention improve in those counseled by dietitians, small study shows

  • Cutting Salt a Health Boost for Kidney Patients
    (16-Feb-2017)
    Blood pressure and fluid retention improve in those counseled by dietitians, small study shows

  • 5 Ways Women Can Cut Their Heart Attack Risk
    (15-Feb-2017)
    Heart disease is leading cause of death in U.S., but many don't know they have it

  • 5 Ways Women Can Cut Their Heart Attack Risk
    (15-Feb-2017)
    Heart disease is leading cause of death in U.S., but many don't know they have it

  • 5 Ways Women Can Cut Their Heart Attack Risk
    (15-Feb-2017)
    Heart disease is leading cause of death in U.S., but many don't know they have it

  • 5 Ways Women Can Cut Their Heart Attack Risk
    (15-Feb-2017)
    Heart disease is leading cause of death in U.S., but many don't know they have it

  • 5 Ways Women Can Cut Their Heart Attack Risk
    (15-Feb-2017)
    Heart disease is leading cause of death in U.S., but many don't know they have it

  • 5 Ways Women Can Cut Their Heart Attack Risk
    (15-Feb-2017)
    Heart disease is leading cause of death in U.S., but many don't know they have it

  • 5 Ways Women Can Cut Their Heart Attack Risk
    (15-Feb-2017)
    Heart disease is leading cause of death in U.S., but many don't know they have it

  • 5 Ways Women Can Cut Their Heart Attack Risk
    (15-Feb-2017)
    Heart disease is leading cause of death in U.S., but many don't know they have it

  • 5 Ways Women Can Cut Their Heart Attack Risk
    (15-Feb-2017)
    Heart disease is leading cause of death in U.S., but many don't know they have it

  • 5 Ways Women Can Cut Their Heart Attack Risk
    (15-Feb-2017)
    Heart disease is leading cause of death in U.S., but many don't know they have it

  • Shocks From Implanted Defibrillators Trigger Health Costs of Their Own
    (15-Feb-2017)
    Even when the shock was inappropriate, many people still got invasive medical procedures afterwards, study finds

  • 5 Ways Women Can Cut Their Heart Attack Risk
    (15-Feb-2017)
    Heart disease is leading cause of death in U.S., but many don't know they have it

  • 5 Ways Women Can Cut Their Heart Attack Risk
    (15-Feb-2017)
    Heart disease is leading cause of death in U.S., but many don't know they have it

  • Heart Disease Could Cost U.S. $1 Trillion Per Year By 2035: Report
    (14-Feb-2017)
    American Heart Association estimates that nearly half of Americans will have heart disease in less than 20 years

  • Heart Disease Affects Far More Than the Heart
    (14-Feb-2017)
    Blocked arteries can restrict blood flow to the legs, feet, kidneys -- even brain, specialists say

  • Genes Tied to Belly Size Also Linked to Heart Disease
    (14-Feb-2017)
    Large study found association, but did not prove cause and effect

  • Heart Disease Could Cost U.S. $1 Trillion Per Year By 2035: Report
    (14-Feb-2017)
    American Heart Association estimates that nearly half of Americans will have heart disease in less than 20 years

  • Heart Disease Affects Far More Than the Heart
    (14-Feb-2017)
    Blocked arteries can restrict blood flow to the legs, feet, kidneys -- even brain, specialists say

  • Genes Tied to Belly Size Also Linked to Heart Disease
    (14-Feb-2017)
    Large study found association, but did not prove cause and effect

  • Heart Disease Could Cost U.S. $1 Trillion Per Year By 2035: Report
    (14-Feb-2017)
    American Heart Association estimates that nearly half of Americans will have heart disease in less than 20 years

  • Heart Disease Affects Far More Than the Heart
    (14-Feb-2017)
    Blocked arteries can restrict blood flow to the legs, feet, kidneys -- even brain, specialists say

  • Heart Disease Could Cost U.S. $1 Trillion Per Year By 2035: Report
    (14-Feb-2017)
    American Heart Association estimates that nearly half of Americans will have heart disease in less than 20 years

  • Heart Disease Affects Far More Than the Heart
    (14-Feb-2017)
    Blocked arteries can restrict blood flow to the legs, feet, kidneys -- even brain, specialists say

  • Heart Disease Could Cost U.S. $1 Trillion Per Year By 2035: Report
    (14-Feb-2017)
    American Heart Association estimates that nearly half of Americans will have heart disease in less than 20 years

  • Heart Disease Could Cost U.S. $1 Trillion Per Year By 2035: Report
    (14-Feb-2017)
    American Heart Association estimates that nearly half of Americans will have heart disease in less than 20 years

  • Heart Disease Affects Far More Than the Heart
    (14-Feb-2017)
    Blocked arteries can restrict blood flow to the legs, feet, kidneys -- even brain, specialists say

  • Heart Disease Could Cost U.S. $1 Trillion Per Year By 2035: Report
    (14-Feb-2017)
    American Heart Association estimates that nearly half of Americans will have heart disease in less than 20 years

  • Heart Disease Affects Far More Than the Heart
    (14-Feb-2017)
    Blocked arteries can restrict blood flow to the legs, feet, kidneys -- even brain, specialists say

  • Heart Disease Could Cost U.S. $1 Trillion Per Year By 2035: Report
    (14-Feb-2017)
    American Heart Association estimates that nearly half of Americans will have heart disease in less than 20 years

  • Heart Disease Affects Far More Than the Heart
    (14-Feb-2017)
    Blocked arteries can restrict blood flow to the legs, feet, kidneys -- even brain, specialists say

  • Heart Disease Affects Far More Than the Heart
    (14-Feb-2017)
    Blocked arteries can restrict blood flow to the legs, feet, kidneys -- even brain, specialists say

  • Heart Disease Could Cost U.S. $1 Trillion Per Year By 2035: Report
    (14-Feb-2017)
    American Heart Association estimates that nearly half of Americans will have heart disease in less than 20 years

  • Beware Heart Attack Risk From Shoveling Snow
    (13-Feb-2017)
    Canadian study finds cases rose for men after heavy snowfalls

  • Beware Heart Attack Risk From Shoveling Snow
    (13-Feb-2017)
    Canadian study finds cases rose for men after heavy snowfalls

  • Amphetamine Abuse Abuses the Heart
    (10-Feb-2017)
    Study finds arteries of recreational users look older than their years

  • Heart-Healthy Tips for Your Grocery List
    (09-Feb-2017)
    Start by loading up with veggies, preferably in a variety of colors, cardiologist says

  • Heart-Healthy Tips for Your Grocery List
    (09-Feb-2017)
    Start by loading up with veggies, preferably in a variety of colors, cardiologist says

  • Calcium Buildup in Young Arteries May Signal Heart Attack Risk
    (08-Feb-2017)
    Even small amount in 30s, 40s appears to boost the odds, study finds

  • Calcium Buildup in Young Arteries May Signal Heart Attack Risk
    (08-Feb-2017)
    Even small amount in 30s, 40s appears to boost the odds, study finds

  • Calcium Buildup in Young Arteries May Signal Heart Attack Risk
    (08-Feb-2017)
    Even small amount in 30s, 40s appears to boost the odds, study finds

  • Calcium Buildup in Young Arteries May Signal Heart Attack Risk
    (08-Feb-2017)
    Even small amount in 30s, 40s appears to boost the odds, study finds

  • Calcium Buildup in Young Arteries May Signal Heart Attack Risk
    (08-Feb-2017)
    Even small amount in 30s, 40s appears to boost the odds, study finds

  • Gym Membership Makes Your Heart Fitter, Too
    (08-Feb-2017)
    Study found health club members were far more likely to meet physical activity recommendations

  • Calcium Buildup in Young Arteries May Signal Heart Attack Risk
    (08-Feb-2017)
    Even small amount in 30s, 40s appears to boost the odds, study finds

  • Calcium Buildup in Young Arteries May Signal Heart Attack Risk
    (08-Feb-2017)
    Even small amount in 30s, 40s appears to boost the odds, study finds

  • Gym Membership Makes Your Heart Fitter, Too
    (08-Feb-2017)
    Study found health club members were far more likely to meet physical activity recommendations

  • Too Many Americans Have High Blood Pressure, Doctors Warn
    (07-Feb-2017)
    With February designated National Heart Month, now is a good time to get checked, treated

  • Too Many Americans Have High Blood Pressure, Doctors Warn
    (07-Feb-2017)
    With February designated National Heart Month, now is a good time to get checked, treated

  • Too Many Americans Have High Blood Pressure, Doctors Warn
    (07-Feb-2017)
    With February designated National Heart Month, now is a good time to get checked, treated

  • Know Your Heart's Numbers
    (07-Feb-2017)
    Too few Americans aware of modifiable heart disease risk factors, such as blood pressure and weight

  • Know Your Heart's Numbers
    (07-Feb-2017)
    Too few Americans aware of modifiable heart disease risk factors, such as blood pressure and weight

  • Know Your Heart's Numbers
    (07-Feb-2017)
    Too few Americans aware of modifiable heart disease risk factors, such as blood pressure and weight

  • Know Your Heart's Numbers
    (07-Feb-2017)
    Too few Americans aware of modifiable heart disease risk factors, such as blood pressure and weight

  • Too Many Americans Have High Blood Pressure, Doctors Warn
    (07-Feb-2017)
    With February designated National Heart Month, now is a good time to get checked, treated

  • Hospitalizations for Common Heart Rhythm Problem on the Rise
    (06-Feb-2017)
    But those with atrial fibrillation are also more likely to live, study says

  • What to Do If You Think You're Having a Heart Attack
    (03-Feb-2017)
    Don't ignore chest pain and seek medical attention immediately, heart specialists say

  • What to Do If You Think You're Having a Heart Attack
    (03-Feb-2017)
    Don't ignore chest pain and seek medical attention immediately, heart specialists say

  • What to Do If You Think You're Having a Heart Attack
    (03-Feb-2017)
    Don't ignore chest pain and seek medical attention immediately, heart specialists say

  • What to Do If You Think You're Having a Heart Attack
    (03-Feb-2017)
    Don't ignore chest pain and seek medical attention immediately, heart specialists say

  • What to Do If You Think You're Having a Heart Attack
    (03-Feb-2017)
    Don't ignore chest pain and seek medical attention immediately, heart specialists say

  • What to Do If You Think You're Having a Heart Attack
    (03-Feb-2017)
    Don't ignore chest pain and seek medical attention immediately, heart specialists say

  • What to Do If You Think You're Having a Heart Attack
    (03-Feb-2017)
    Don't ignore chest pain and seek medical attention immediately, heart specialists say

  • What to Do If You Think You're Having a Heart Attack
    (03-Feb-2017)
    Don't ignore chest pain and seek medical attention immediately, heart specialists say

  • What to Do If You Think You're Having a Heart Attack
    (03-Feb-2017)
    Don't ignore chest pain and seek medical attention immediately, heart specialists say

  • What to Do If You Think You're Having a Heart Attack
    (03-Feb-2017)
    Don't ignore chest pain and seek medical attention immediately, heart specialists say

  • What to Do If You Think You're Having a Heart Attack
    (03-Feb-2017)
    Don't ignore chest pain and seek medical attention immediately, heart specialists say

  • What to Do If You Think You're Having a Heart Attack
    (03-Feb-2017)
    Don't ignore chest pain and seek medical attention immediately, heart specialists say

  • What to Do If You Think You're Having a Heart Attack
    (03-Feb-2017)
    Don't ignore chest pain and seek medical attention immediately, heart specialists say

  • What to Do If You Think You're Having a Heart Attack
    (03-Feb-2017)
    Don't ignore chest pain and seek medical attention immediately, heart specialists say

  • Can Pregnancy Harm Your Heart?
    (02-Feb-2017)
    Links uncovered between preterm birth, multiple children and future cardiac problems

  • Small Study Links E-Cigarettes to Potential Heart Trouble
    (01-Feb-2017)
    Found users were more likely to have early indicators of disease risk

  • Small Study Links E-Cigarettes to Potential Heart Trouble
    (01-Feb-2017)
    Found users were more likely to have early indicators of disease risk

  • Heart Risks May Boost Women's Colon Cancer Risk, Too
    (01-Feb-2017)
    This was true even in normal-weight women, study suggests

  • Small Study Links E-Cigarettes to Potential Heart Trouble
    (01-Feb-2017)
    Found users were more likely to have early indicators of disease risk

  • Fat Near the Heart a Hazard for Postmenopausal Women
    (31-Jan-2017)
    Study ties 'paracardial' fat to raised risk of hardening of the arteries

  • The Shame of 'Fat Shaming'
    (31-Jan-2017)
    Those affected by weight bias more likely to have heart disease risk factors, study suggests

  • Timing of Your Meals Might Reduce Heart Risks
    (31-Jan-2017)
    American Heart Association report suggests eating more earlier in the day may be healthier

  • Fat Near the Heart a Hazard for Postmenopausal Women
    (31-Jan-2017)
    Study ties 'paracardial' fat to raised risk of hardening of the arteries

  • Snowstorms May Bring Blizzard of Heart Troubles
    (30-Jan-2017)
    Study finds higher rate of hospital admissions for heart attack, chest pain 2 days after storm

  • Exercise May Help Black Americans Lower Blood Pressure Risk
    (30-Jan-2017)
    Recommended 150 minutes of moderate activity weekly cut odds by almost 25 percent in study

  • Snowstorms May Bring Blizzard of Heart Troubles
    (30-Jan-2017)
    Study finds higher rate of hospital admissions for heart attack, chest pain 2 days after storm

  • ER Doctor Offers Tips for Safer Snow Shoveling
    (30-Jan-2017)
    Be alert for signs of heart attack or hypothermia, and consider using a snowblower instead of a shovel

  • Snowstorms May Bring Blizzard of Heart Troubles
    (30-Jan-2017)
    Study finds higher rate of hospital admissions for heart attack, chest pain 2 days after storm

  • Exercise May Help Black Americans Lower Blood Pressure Risk
    (30-Jan-2017)
    Recommended 150 minutes of moderate activity weekly cut odds by almost 25 percent in study

  • Study Suggests Newer Cholesterol Drugs Are Safe
    (30-Jan-2017)
    Whether taking them results in fewer heart attacks and strokes isn't yet known, researcher says

  • Study Suggests Newer Cholesterol Drugs Are Safe
    (30-Jan-2017)
    Whether taking them results in fewer heart attacks and strokes isn't yet known, researcher says

  • ER Doctor Offers Tips for Safer Snow Shoveling
    (30-Jan-2017)
    Be alert for signs of heart attack or hypothermia, and consider using a snowblower instead of a shovel

  • Study Suggests Newer Cholesterol Drugs Are Safe
    (30-Jan-2017)
    Whether taking them results in fewer heart attacks and strokes isn't yet known, researcher says

  • ER Doctor Offers Tips for Safer Snow Shoveling
    (30-Jan-2017)
    Be alert for signs of heart attack or hypothermia, and consider using a snowblower instead of a shovel

  • Snowstorms May Bring Blizzard of Heart Troubles
    (30-Jan-2017)
    Study finds higher rate of hospital admissions for heart attack, chest pain 2 days after storm

  • ER Doctor Offers Tips for Safer Snow Shoveling
    (30-Jan-2017)
    Be alert for signs of heart attack or hypothermia, and consider using a snowblower instead of a shovel

  • Study Suggests Newer Cholesterol Drugs Are Safe
    (30-Jan-2017)
    Whether taking them results in fewer heart attacks and strokes isn't yet known, researcher says

  • U.S. Heart Failure Rates on the Rise
    (26-Jan-2017)
    And heart disease remains the nation's leading killer

  • U.S. Heart Failure Rates on the Rise
    (26-Jan-2017)
    And heart disease remains the nation's leading killer

  • U.S. Heart Failure Rates on the Rise
    (26-Jan-2017)
    And heart disease remains the nation's leading killer

  • U.S. Heart Failure Rates on the Rise
    (26-Jan-2017)
    And heart disease remains the nation's leading killer

  • U.S. Heart Failure Rates on the Rise
    (26-Jan-2017)
    And heart disease remains the nation's leading killer

  • U.S. Heart Failure Rates on the Rise
    (26-Jan-2017)
    And heart disease remains the nation's leading killer

  • U.S. Heart Failure Rates on the Rise
    (26-Jan-2017)
    And heart disease remains the nation's leading killer

  • Body Cooling Little Help to Kids When Heart Stops: Study
    (25-Jan-2017)
    No difference seen in survival, brain function outcomes when compared to normal temperature control

  • Young Thyroid Cancer Survivors May Face Long-Term Health Risks
    (24-Jan-2017)
    Easing up on treatment for some may lower lifetime odds for osteoporosis, heart disease, researchers say

  • Could a Therapy for Irregular Heartbeat Harm the Brain?
    (24-Jan-2017)
    Small study shows higher rate of brain lesions in people receiving ablation for ventricular arrhythmias

  • 'Red Yeast Rice' Statin Alternative Not Harmless Either, Study Says
    (24-Jan-2017)
    The supplements linked to muscle pain, other adverse effects similar to statins

  • Could a Therapy for Irregular Heartbeat Harm the Brain?
    (24-Jan-2017)
    Small study shows higher rate of brain lesions in people receiving ablation for ventricular arrhythmias

  • Young Thyroid Cancer Survivors May Face Long-Term Health Risks
    (24-Jan-2017)
    Easing up on treatment for some may lower lifetime odds for osteoporosis, heart disease, researchers say

  • Could a Therapy for Irregular Heartbeat Harm the Brain?
    (24-Jan-2017)
    Small study shows higher rate of brain lesions in people receiving ablation for ventricular arrhythmias

  • Obamacare Boosted Coverage for the Chronically Ill, Study Finds
    (23-Jan-2017)
    4 million with conditions like heart disease, asthma gained health insurance

  • Poverty Harder on Women's Hearts, Research Shows
    (20-Jan-2017)
    Poor females 25 percent more likely to have a heart attack than male peers

  • Poverty Harder on Women's Hearts, Research Shows
    (20-Jan-2017)
    Poor females 25 percent more likely to have a heart attack than male peers

  • 17 Million U.S. Adults May Have Tough-to-Spot High Blood Pressure
    (19-Jan-2017)
    'Masked' hypertension doesn't show up in a doctor's office, so home monitoring is needed, researchers say

  • 17 Million U.S. Adults May Have Tough-to-Spot High Blood Pressure
    (19-Jan-2017)
    'Masked' hypertension doesn't show up in a doctor's office, so home monitoring is needed, researchers say

  • 17 Million U.S. Adults May Have Tough-to-Spot High Blood Pressure
    (19-Jan-2017)
    'Masked' hypertension doesn't show up in a doctor's office, so home monitoring is needed, researchers say

  • Higher Risk of Heart Disease for Blacks in Poorer Neighborhoods
    (18-Jan-2017)
    Preventive measures must address social policies, researcher says

  • Hispanics, Blacks Less Likely to Get High Blood Pressure Treatment: Study
    (17-Jan-2017)
    Less than half from any group had BP under good control

  • Hispanics, Blacks Less Likely to Get High Blood Pressure Treatment: Study
    (17-Jan-2017)
    Less than half from any group had BP under good control

  • High Blood Pressure May Not Be All Bad in the Elderly: Study
    (17-Jan-2017)
    Developing it after 80 might help prevent mental decline, research suggests

  • Hispanics, Blacks Less Likely to Get High Blood Pressure Treatment: Study
    (17-Jan-2017)
    Less than half from any group had BP under good control

  • Medical Groups Raise Blood Pressure Rx Threshold for Healthy Adults Over 60
    (16-Jan-2017)
    Guidelines say therapy should begin after top number in reading meets or exceeds 150 mmHG, not 140

  • Can Coffee Perk Up Heart Health, Too?
    (16-Jan-2017)
    In lab tests, caffeine blocked inflammatory response, but did not prove cause-and-effect

  • Can Coffee Perk Up Heart Health, Too?
    (16-Jan-2017)
    In lab tests, caffeine blocked inflammatory response, but did not prove cause-and-effect

  • Medical Groups Raise Blood Pressure Rx Threshold for Healthy Adults Over 60
    (16-Jan-2017)
    Guidelines say therapy should begin after top number in reading meets or exceeds 150 mmHG, not 140

  • Could Mom's Pre-Pregnancy Blood Pressure Predict Baby's Gender?
    (12-Jan-2017)
    Higher -- but still normal -- readings may mean a boy, study suggests

  • 'Stress Ball' in Your Brain May Be Key to Heart Risks
    (12-Jan-2017)
    New brain-scan study helps pinpoint a neurological link between anxiety, cardiovascular disease

  • Rural Americans at Higher Risk of 5 Preventable Causes of Death: CDC
    (12-Jan-2017)
    More smoking, obesity and less use of seatbelts are some possible reasons why

  • Wearable Sensors May Spot Illness Before Symptoms Start
    (12-Jan-2017)
    New technology could help sense infections, type 2 diabetes and other conditions, scientists say

  • Pregnancy OK for Most Women With Congenital Heart Conditions: Report
    (12-Jan-2017)
    Preconception counseling helps moms-to-be understand potential risks, doctors say

  • 'Stress Ball' in Your Brain May Be Key to Heart Risks
    (12-Jan-2017)
    New brain-scan study helps pinpoint a neurological link between anxiety, cardiovascular disease

  • High Blood Pressure Often Undiagnosed, Untreated
    (11-Jan-2017)
    Half of mobile clinic patients with the condition said they didn't know they had it, study finds

  • Blood Levels of Meat-Linked Chemical Tied to Odds of Heart Trouble
    (11-Jan-2017)
    Produced when meat, eggs and dairy are digested, TMAO may trigger plaque buildup in vessels, researchers explain

  • High Blood Pressure Often Undiagnosed, Untreated
    (11-Jan-2017)
    Half of mobile clinic patients with the condition said they didn't know they had it, study finds

  • Blood Levels of Meat-Linked Chemical Tied to Odds of Heart Trouble
    (11-Jan-2017)
    Produced when meat, eggs and dairy are digested, TMAO may trigger plaque buildup in vessels, researchers explain

  • High Blood Pressure Often Undiagnosed, Untreated
    (11-Jan-2017)
    Half of mobile clinic patients with the condition said they didn't know they had it, study finds

  • High Blood Pressure Often Undiagnosed, Untreated
    (11-Jan-2017)
    Half of mobile clinic patients with the condition said they didn't know they had it, study finds

  • Migraine Linked to Higher Stroke Risk After Surgery
    (11-Jan-2017)
    The risk is small, but concerning, researchers say

  • High Blood Pressure Often Undiagnosed, Untreated
    (11-Jan-2017)
    Half of mobile clinic patients with the condition said they didn't know they had it, study finds

  • Migraine Linked to Higher Stroke Risk After Surgery
    (11-Jan-2017)
    The risk is small, but concerning, researchers say

  • Brisk Walk May Help Sidestep Heart Disease
    (10-Jan-2017)
    In just 10 weeks, cholesterol, blood pressure and weight improved among women in study

  • High Blood Pressure Increasing Worldwide
    (10-Jan-2017)
    And health risks may appear even at levels once considered safe, researchers contend

  • High Blood Pressure Increasing Worldwide
    (10-Jan-2017)
    And health risks may appear even at levels once considered safe, researchers contend

  • High Blood Pressure Increasing Worldwide
    (10-Jan-2017)
    And health risks may appear even at levels once considered safe, researchers contend

  • Brisk Walk May Help Sidestep Heart Disease
    (10-Jan-2017)
    In just 10 weeks, cholesterol, blood pressure and weight improved among women in study

  • High Blood Pressure Increasing Worldwide
    (10-Jan-2017)
    And health risks may appear even at levels once considered safe, researchers contend

  • Brisk Walk May Help Sidestep Heart Disease
    (10-Jan-2017)
    In just 10 weeks, cholesterol, blood pressure and weight improved among women in study

  • High Blood Pressure Increasing Worldwide
    (10-Jan-2017)
    And health risks may appear even at levels once considered safe, researchers contend

  • Brisk Walk May Help Sidestep Heart Disease
    (10-Jan-2017)
    In just 10 weeks, cholesterol, blood pressure and weight improved among women in study

  • High Blood Pressure Increasing Worldwide
    (10-Jan-2017)
    And health risks may appear even at levels once considered safe, researchers contend

  • Timely Tips for Safe Snow Removal
    (07-Jan-2017)
    The sedentary are most at risk for injury, doctors say

  • 'You're Not My Wife, You're an Impostor'
    (06-Jan-2017)
    Brain imaging reveals clues to rare, puzzling delusions

  • Many Young Adults With High Cholesterol Not on Statins as Recommended
    (04-Jan-2017)
    Guidelines suggest the meds could help ward off heart trouble, but too many people are missing out, study finds

  • Many Young Adults With High Cholesterol Not on Statins as Recommended
    (04-Jan-2017)
    Guidelines suggest the meds could help ward off heart trouble, but too many people are missing out, study finds

  • Health Tip: Order a Healthier Breakfast
    (04-Jan-2017)
    Tips for better eating

  • Many Young Adults With High Cholesterol Not on Statins as Recommended
    (04-Jan-2017)
    Guidelines suggest the meds could help ward off heart trouble, but too many people are missing out, study finds

  • Study Ties Alcohol Abuse to Increased Heart Risks
    (03-Jan-2017)
    Association similar to that from high blood pressure, smoking, obesity and diabetes, researchers say

  • Study Ties Alcohol Abuse to Increased Heart Risks
    (03-Jan-2017)
    Association similar to that from high blood pressure, smoking, obesity and diabetes, researchers say

  • Routine Checkup Should Assess Fitness, Too
    (03-Jan-2017)
    Cardiorespiratory test would help gauge patients' heart disease risk, doctor says

  • Study Ties Alcohol Abuse to Increased Heart Risks
    (03-Jan-2017)
    Association similar to that from high blood pressure, smoking, obesity and diabetes, researchers say

  • Study Ties Alcohol Abuse to Increased Heart Risks
    (03-Jan-2017)
    Association similar to that from high blood pressure, smoking, obesity and diabetes, researchers say

  • Study Ties Alcohol Abuse to Increased Heart Risks
    (03-Jan-2017)
    Association similar to that from high blood pressure, smoking, obesity and diabetes, researchers say

  • Routine Checkup Should Assess Fitness, Too
    (03-Jan-2017)
    Cardiorespiratory test would help gauge patients' heart disease risk, doctor says

  • Study Ties Alcohol Abuse to Increased Heart Risks
    (03-Jan-2017)
    Association similar to that from high blood pressure, smoking, obesity and diabetes, researchers say

  • Study Ties Alcohol Abuse to Increased Heart Risks
    (03-Jan-2017)
    Association similar to that from high blood pressure, smoking, obesity and diabetes, researchers say

  • Debbie Reynold's Death Puts Spotlight on 'Broken Heart Syndrome'
    (29-Dec-2016)
    The actress, 84, died a day after daughter Carrie Fisher passed away; doctors say stress may have contributed

  • Debbie Reynold's Death Puts Spotlight on 'Broken Heart Syndrome'
    (29-Dec-2016)
    The actress, 84, died a day after daughter Carrie Fisher passed away; doctors say stress may have contributed

  • Diabetes Takes Biggest Bite Out of U.S. Health Care Spending
    (28-Dec-2016)
    Top 5 diseases, conditions accounted for $437 billion in 2013

  • Diabetes Takes Biggest Bite Out of U.S. Health Care Spending
    (28-Dec-2016)
    Top 5 diseases, conditions accounted for $437 billion in 2013

  • Diabetes Takes Biggest Bite Out of U.S. Health Care Spending
    (28-Dec-2016)
    Top 5 diseases, conditions accounted for $437 billion in 2013

  • Heart Failure Drug Shows Promise in First Human Trial
    (27-Dec-2016)
    Cimaglermin appears to strengthen cells and improve heart function, researchers report

  • On Hospital Wards, Patient Crises May Have 'Domino Effect'
    (27-Dec-2016)
    When one patient has an emergency, the odds that a 2nd patient will face trouble also rises, study finds

  • Women Chasing Holiday Perfection May Miss Signs of Heart Trouble
    (23-Dec-2016)
    Stress can be damaging, so take time for yourself during the season, cardiologist advises

  • Women Chasing Holiday Perfection May Miss Signs of Heart Trouble
    (23-Dec-2016)
    Stress can be damaging, so take time for yourself during the season, cardiologist advises

  • Women Chasing Holiday Perfection May Miss Signs of Heart Trouble
    (23-Dec-2016)
    Stress can be damaging, so take time for yourself during the season, cardiologist advises

  • Head Off 'Holiday Heart Syndrome'
    (23-Dec-2016)
    Eating and drinking too much can increase your risk for cardiac complications, experts advise

  • Women Chasing Holiday Perfection May Miss Signs of Heart Trouble
    (23-Dec-2016)
    Stress can be damaging, so take time for yourself during the season, cardiologist advises

  • Head Off 'Holiday Heart Syndrome'
    (23-Dec-2016)
    Eating and drinking too much can increase your risk for cardiac complications, experts advise

  • Women Chasing Holiday Perfection May Miss Signs of Heart Trouble
    (23-Dec-2016)
    Stress can be damaging, so take time for yourself during the season, cardiologist advises

  • Head Off 'Holiday Heart Syndrome'
    (23-Dec-2016)
    Eating and drinking too much can increase your risk for cardiac complications, experts advise

  • Women Chasing Holiday Perfection May Miss Signs of Heart Trouble
    (23-Dec-2016)
    Stress can be damaging, so take time for yourself during the season, cardiologist advises

  • Cardiology Still a Man's Field, Survey Finds
    (22-Dec-2016)
    Women less likely to choose that specialty, and they report more discrimination than males

  • Is Season the Reason Why Heart Deaths Spike at Christmas?
    (22-Dec-2016)
    Increase isn't tied to cold temps, but likely due to holiday-related factors, researchers say

  • Is Season the Reason Why Heart Deaths Spike at Christmas?
    (22-Dec-2016)
    Increase isn't tied to cold temps, but likely due to holiday-related factors, researchers say

  • HIV May Double Odds of Heart Attack
    (21-Dec-2016)
    Study suggests that tools used to predict risk need tweaking for those with AIDS-causing virus

  • High Pain Tolerance Tied to 'Silent' Heart Attack Risk
    (21-Dec-2016)
    Unusual symptoms include upper back or jaw pain, shortness of breath and nausea, cardiologist says

  • High Pain Tolerance Tied to 'Silent' Heart Attack Risk
    (21-Dec-2016)
    Unusual symptoms include upper back or jaw pain, shortness of breath and nausea, cardiologist says

  • HIV May Double Odds of Heart Attack
    (21-Dec-2016)
    Study suggests that tools used to predict risk need tweaking for those with AIDS-causing virus

  • High Pain Tolerance Tied to 'Silent' Heart Attack Risk
    (21-Dec-2016)
    Unusual symptoms include upper back or jaw pain, shortness of breath and nausea, cardiologist says

  • HIV May Double Odds of Heart Attack
    (21-Dec-2016)
    Study suggests that tools used to predict risk need tweaking for those with AIDS-causing virus

  • High Pain Tolerance Tied to 'Silent' Heart Attack Risk
    (21-Dec-2016)
    Unusual symptoms include upper back or jaw pain, shortness of breath and nausea, cardiologist says

  • Mothers of Kids With Severe Birth Defects May Have Shorter Lives: Study
    (20-Dec-2016)
    But the overall risk of early death is still quite low

  • Women Fare Better Than Men After a Heart Valve Replacement
    (19-Dec-2016)
    While women initially have more complications, chances of survival are higher, study says

  • Women Fare Better Than Men After a Heart Valve Replacement
    (19-Dec-2016)
    While women initially have more complications, chances of survival are higher, study says

  • Chemo More Damaging to Hearts of Diabetics: Study
    (16-Dec-2016)
    Those with blood sugar disease showed more early warning signs of heart failure

  • Chemo More Damaging to Hearts of Diabetics: Study
    (16-Dec-2016)
    Those with blood sugar disease showed more early warning signs of heart failure

  • Taking a Holiday Trip? Protect Yourself From Blood Clots
    (16-Dec-2016)
    Sitting for long periods puts you at risk for potentially deadly deep vein thrombosis

  • Chemo More Damaging to Hearts of Diabetics: Study
    (16-Dec-2016)
    Those with blood sugar disease showed more early warning signs of heart failure

  • Chemo More Damaging to Hearts of Diabetics: Study
    (16-Dec-2016)
    Those with blood sugar disease showed more early warning signs of heart failure

  • Smartphones Could Be a Boon to Heart Health Research
    (14-Dec-2016)
    Study finds tracking people's activity with the devices is cheaper, more reliable that conventional methods

  • Smartphones Could Be a Boon to Heart Health Research
    (14-Dec-2016)
    Study finds tracking people's activity with the devices is cheaper, more reliable that conventional methods

  • Smartphones Could Be a Boon to Heart Health Research
    (14-Dec-2016)
    Study finds tracking people's activity with the devices is cheaper, more reliable that conventional methods

  • A Lengthy, Stable Marriage May Boost Stroke Survival
    (14-Dec-2016)
    Lifelong singles fared the worst, study finds

  • Smartphones Could Be a Boon to Heart Health Research
    (14-Dec-2016)
    Study finds tracking people's activity with the devices is cheaper, more reliable that conventional methods

  • A Lengthy, Stable Marriage May Boost Stroke Survival
    (14-Dec-2016)
    Lifelong singles fared the worst, study finds

  • Where You Live May Determine How You Die
    (13-Dec-2016)
    Breaking down mortality data by county, most pressing local health problems were pinpointed, study finds

  • Beta Blockers May Not Be Best Heart Drugs for Dementia Patients
    (12-Dec-2016)
    In this group, use of the meds after a heart attack compromised quality of life, study finds

  • Beta Blockers May Not Be Best Heart Drugs for Dementia Patients
    (12-Dec-2016)
    In this group, use of the meds after a heart attack compromised quality of life, study finds

  • Certain Breast Cancer Drugs Tied to Blood Vessel Damage
    (09-Dec-2016)
    But findings from small study are unlikely to change current practice, doctors say

  • Yoga Called Good Medicine for High Blood Pressure
    (08-Dec-2016)
    People who added this practice to a healthy lifestyle saw their pressure levels drop, study found

  • Yoga Called Good Medicine for High Blood Pressure
    (08-Dec-2016)
    People who added this practice to a healthy lifestyle saw their pressure levels drop, study found

  • Heart Failure Protein May Signal Early Brain Damage
    (08-Dec-2016)
    Higher levels indicated potential trouble, study showed

  • For Heart Attack Survivors, a Risk of Suicide?
    (07-Dec-2016)
    Study findings underscore importance of depression screening, researcher says

  • Heart Rate Change When Standing Up Might Predict Older Adult's Death Risk
    (07-Dec-2016)
    People with slower heart rate recovery had higher odds of dying within 4 years, study found

  • For Heart Attack Survivors, a Risk of Suicide?
    (07-Dec-2016)
    Study findings underscore importance of depression screening, researcher says

  • Even Small Rise in Blood Pressure Can Harm Black Patients
    (07-Dec-2016)
    Study shows higher early death and heart failure risk from slight increase in numbers

  • Heart Rate Change When Standing Up Might Predict Older Adult's Death Risk
    (07-Dec-2016)
    People with slower heart rate recovery had higher odds of dying within 4 years, study found

  • Even Small Rise in Blood Pressure Can Harm Black Patients
    (07-Dec-2016)
    Study shows higher early death and heart failure risk from slight increase in numbers

  • Heart Rate Change When Standing Up Might Predict Older Adult's Death Risk
    (07-Dec-2016)
    People with slower heart rate recovery had higher odds of dying within 4 years, study found

  • Quick Shot of Epinephrine Boosts Cardiac Arrest Patients' Survival: Study
    (06-Dec-2016)
    A dose within 5 minutes of heart stopping increased chances by 20 percent

  • Normal Blood Pressure in Clinic May Mask Hypertension
    (05-Dec-2016)
    Young, lean patients can have high blood pressure that's not caught during regular exams, study finds

  • Study Finds Worrisome Heart Effects Among Some Football Players
    (05-Dec-2016)
    It suggests college linemen have higher blood pressure, thickening of heart wall

  • Normal Blood Pressure in Clinic May Mask Hypertension
    (05-Dec-2016)
    Young, lean patients can have high blood pressure that's not caught during regular exams, study finds

  • Study Finds Worrisome Heart Effects Among Some Football Players
    (05-Dec-2016)
    It suggests college linemen have higher blood pressure, thickening of heart wall

  • Normal Blood Pressure in Clinic May Mask Hypertension
    (05-Dec-2016)
    Young, lean patients can have high blood pressure that's not caught during regular exams, study finds

  • 11 Percent of Stroke Survivors Struggle With Epilepsy
    (05-Dec-2016)
    Study found those who suffered more brain damage were more likely to have seizures afterwards

  • Regular Drinkers, Irregular Heartbeat?
    (05-Dec-2016)
    Even moderate amounts of alcohol may contribute to atrial fibrillation, study suggests

  • Normal Blood Pressure in Clinic May Mask Hypertension
    (05-Dec-2016)
    Young, lean patients can have high blood pressure that's not caught during regular exams, study finds

  • 24-Hour Shifts Can Play Havoc With the Heart
    (02-Dec-2016)
    Small study found lack of sleep affected blood pressure, heart rate in healthy volunteers

  • 24-Hour Shifts Can Play Havoc With the Heart
    (02-Dec-2016)
    Small study found lack of sleep affected blood pressure, heart rate in healthy volunteers

  • Testosterone Therapy May Be Linked to Serious Blood Clots
    (01-Dec-2016)
    Risk peaks in the first 6 months of hormone treatment, but overall odds are low, study finds

  • After Cancer, Higher Risk of Severe Heart Attack
    (01-Dec-2016)
    Cardiologists, oncologists must work together, researcher says

  • Pradaxa Blood Thinner May Beat Warfarin After Bleeding Episode: Study
    (01-Dec-2016)
    Research also shows that resuming any anticoagulant is still safer than stopping the drugs in these cases

  • Testosterone Therapy May Be Linked to Serious Blood Clots
    (01-Dec-2016)
    Risk peaks in the first 6 months of hormone treatment, but overall odds are low, study finds

  • After Cancer, Higher Risk of Severe Heart Attack
    (01-Dec-2016)
    Cardiologists, oncologists must work together, researcher says

  • Testosterone Therapy May Be Linked to Serious Blood Clots
    (01-Dec-2016)
    Risk peaks in the first 6 months of hormone treatment, but overall odds are low, study finds

  • Pradaxa Blood Thinner May Beat Warfarin After Bleeding Episode: Study
    (01-Dec-2016)
    Research also shows that resuming any anticoagulant is still safer than stopping the drugs in these cases

  • Smoking Raises Heart Attack Risk 8-Fold in People Under 50
    (30-Nov-2016)
    At all ages, the habit boosted odds for heart trouble, but younger people fared the worst, study found

  • Americans' Cholesterol Levels Keep Falling
    (30-Nov-2016)
    Eliminating trans fats from the U.S. diet may be one factor in this healthy trend, CDC researchers say

  • Americans' Cholesterol Levels Keep Falling
    (30-Nov-2016)
    Eliminating trans fats from the U.S. diet may be one factor in this healthy trend, CDC researchers say

  • Americans' Cholesterol Levels Keep Falling
    (30-Nov-2016)
    Eliminating trans fats from the U.S. diet may be one factor in this healthy trend, CDC researchers say

  • Wider Low-Dose Aspirin Use Would Save U.S. $692 Billion: Study
    (30-Nov-2016)
    Many patients who should take it don't, researchers say

  • Americans' Cholesterol Levels Keep Falling
    (30-Nov-2016)
    Eliminating trans fats from the U.S. diet may be one factor in this healthy trend, CDC researchers say

  • Does a Little Daily Drinking Really Help the Heart?
    (29-Nov-2016)
    Study found no evidence that moderate intake keeps arteries clear

  • Doctors Should Counsel Even Low-Risk Patients on Heart Health
    (29-Nov-2016)
    U.S. government panel says advice on healthy eating and physical activity likely benefits all

  • Does a Little Daily Drinking Really Help the Heart?
    (29-Nov-2016)
    Study found no evidence that moderate intake keeps arteries clear

  • 3 Keys to Cutting Your Risk of Heart Failure
    (28-Nov-2016)
    Guarding against obesity, high blood pressure and diabetes at middle age may slash risk, study finds

  • Many Women With Chronic Ills Don't Use Online Tools
    (28-Nov-2016)
    Research suggests older, less-educated females are missing out on help or support

  • 3 Keys to Cutting Your Risk of Heart Failure
    (28-Nov-2016)
    Guarding against obesity, high blood pressure and diabetes at middle age may slash risk, study finds

  • A Little Alcohol Each Day May Cut Your Risk of Stroke
    (24-Nov-2016)
    But drinking doesn't curb risk of every kind of stroke, and heavy drinking increases the danger, study finds

  • A Little Alcohol Each Day May Cut Your Risk of Stroke
    (24-Nov-2016)
    But drinking doesn't curb risk of every kind of stroke, and heavy drinking increases the danger, study finds

  • A Little Alcohol Each Day May Cut Your Risk of Stroke
    (24-Nov-2016)
    But drinking doesn't curb risk of every kind of stroke, and heavy drinking increases the danger, study finds

  • A Little Alcohol Each Day May Cut Your Risk of Stroke
    (24-Nov-2016)
    But drinking doesn't curb risk of every kind of stroke, and heavy drinking increases the danger, study finds

  • Hearts of Healthy People With Gene Mutations May Be 'Primed to Fail'
    (23-Nov-2016)
    About 35 million people worldwide face heart failure risk from genetic flaws, researchers say

  • Strokes Decline in Older Americans, Rise in Young
    (23-Nov-2016)
    Every generation needs to watch their blood pressure, researchers say

  • Strokes Decline in Older Americans, Rise in Young
    (23-Nov-2016)
    Every generation needs to watch their blood pressure, researchers say

  • Bonus From Your Blood Pressure Med: Fewer Fractures?
    (21-Nov-2016)
    In study, a certain class of medications was tied to more resilient bones for older patients

  • Fewer Americans Suffering From Dementia, Study Finds
    (21-Nov-2016)
    Rates have dropped over last decade, and better education might be one reason why

  • Drug Combo for Irregular Heartbeat Might Raise Bleeding Risk
    (21-Nov-2016)
    Study found heightened odds when blood thinner Pradaxa was taken with one of two statin drugs

  • Lifestyle, Stress May Play Role in Heart Rhythm Disorder
    (19-Nov-2016)
    Adopting healthy behaviors might lower risk of atrial fibrillation, study suggests

  • Heart Attacks Up in New Orleans Post-Katrina
    (18-Nov-2016)
    One hospital reported 3 times more heart admissions after the 2005 storm compared to before

  • Heart Attacks Up in New Orleans Post-Katrina
    (18-Nov-2016)
    One hospital reported 3 times more heart admissions after the 2005 storm compared to before

  • Heart Attacks Up in New Orleans Post-Katrina
    (18-Nov-2016)
    One hospital reported 3 times more heart admissions after the 2005 storm compared to before

  • Heart Attacks Up in New Orleans Post-Katrina
    (18-Nov-2016)
    One hospital reported 3 times more heart admissions after the 2005 storm compared to before

  • Heart Attacks Up in New Orleans Post-Katrina
    (18-Nov-2016)
    One hospital reported 3 times more heart admissions after the 2005 storm compared to before

  • Heart Attacks Up in New Orleans Post-Katrina
    (18-Nov-2016)
    One hospital reported 3 times more heart admissions after the 2005 storm compared to before

  • Heart Attacks Up in New Orleans Post-Katrina
    (18-Nov-2016)
    One hospital reported 3 times more heart admissions after the 2005 storm compared to before

  • 'Yo-Yo Dieting' Hard on Older Women's Hearts: Study
    (17-Nov-2016)
    But at least one nutrition expert says it's too soon to draw conclusions

  • Pessimism May Take Unwelcome Toll on the Heart
    (17-Nov-2016)
    Study suggests that glum folks have higher risk of death from cardiovascular disease

  • CDC Reveals Top 5 Causes of Death
    (17-Nov-2016)
    Good news is that many can be prevented

  • 'Yo-Yo Dieting' Hard on Older Women's Hearts: Study
    (17-Nov-2016)
    But at least one nutrition expert says it's too soon to draw conclusions

  • Pessimism May Take Unwelcome Toll on the Heart
    (17-Nov-2016)
    Study suggests that glum folks have higher risk of death from cardiovascular disease

  • CDC Reveals Top 5 Causes of Death
    (17-Nov-2016)
    Good news is that many can be prevented

  • 'Yo-Yo Dieting' Hard on Older Women's Hearts: Study
    (17-Nov-2016)
    But at least one nutrition expert says it's too soon to draw conclusions

  • Hi-Tech Skin Patch Might Someday Track Your Health
    (17-Nov-2016)
    Acoustic device can listen in on heart, digestive system and lungs

  • Pessimism May Take Unwelcome Toll on the Heart
    (17-Nov-2016)
    Study suggests that glum folks have higher risk of death from cardiovascular disease

  • CDC Reveals Top 5 Causes of Death
    (17-Nov-2016)
    Good news is that many can be prevented

  • CDC Reveals Top 5 Causes of Death
    (17-Nov-2016)
    Good news is that many can be prevented

  • High Blood Pressure Rates Have Doubled Worldwide Since 1975
    (16-Nov-2016)
    Most of the burden lies in poorer nations and not the U.S. and other wealthy countries, study finds

  • High Blood Pressure Rates Have Doubled Worldwide Since 1975
    (16-Nov-2016)
    Most of the burden lies in poorer nations and not the U.S. and other wealthy countries, study finds

  • Many Atrial Fibrillation Patients Missing Out on Blood Thinners
    (16-Nov-2016)
    Half aren't being given these potentially lifesaving medications when discharged from hospital, researchers say

  • Many With Common Irregular Heartbeat Unaware of Stroke Risk
    (16-Nov-2016)
    Study finds gaps in what patients know about atrial fibrillation

  • Many Atrial Fibrillation Patients Missing Out on Blood Thinners
    (16-Nov-2016)
    Half aren't being given these potentially lifesaving medications when discharged from hospital, researchers say

  • Many With Common Irregular Heartbeat Unaware of Stroke Risk
    (16-Nov-2016)
    Study finds gaps in what patients know about atrial fibrillation

  • Stressed Childhood Might Raise Risk for High Blood Pressure Later
    (15-Nov-2016)
    And second study found link to family history

  • Having Rheumatoid Arthritis May Increase Heart Risk
    (15-Nov-2016)
    Treating inflammation linked to the joint disease might help lower the risk, researcher says

  • Stressed Childhood Might Raise Risk for High Blood Pressure Later
    (15-Nov-2016)
    And second study found link to family history

  • Coming Soon: Lower Cholesterol From a Twice-a-Year Shot?
    (15-Nov-2016)
    Injectable drugs could provide major advance in heart-disease prevention, researchers say

  • Migraine and Stroke Risk Linked Again
    (15-Nov-2016)
    Researchers suggest doctors consider severe headaches a potential risk factor for brain attack

  • Having Rheumatoid Arthritis May Increase Heart Risk
    (15-Nov-2016)
    Treating inflammation linked to the joint disease might help lower the risk, researcher says

  • Heart Failure Hospitalizations on the Rise in U.S.
    (15-Nov-2016)
    But the length of stay is getting shorter and survival rates are going up, study finds

  • Coming Soon: Lower Cholesterol From a Twice-a-Year Shot?
    (15-Nov-2016)
    Injectable drugs could provide major advance in heart-disease prevention, researchers say

  • Migraine and Stroke Risk Linked Again
    (15-Nov-2016)
    Researchers suggest doctors consider severe headaches a potential risk factor for brain attack

  • Having Rheumatoid Arthritis May Increase Heart Risk
    (15-Nov-2016)
    Treating inflammation linked to the joint disease might help lower the risk, researcher says

  • Could Common Heartburn Drugs Up Stroke Risk?
    (15-Nov-2016)
    Researchers concerned about high doses of meds like Nexium and Prilosec

  • Craving Salt? Your Genes May Be the Reason, Study Suggests
    (14-Nov-2016)
    Inherited distaste for bitterness could make people reach for the shaker, putting heart at risk

  • Sharp Drop in Blood Pressure After Rx May Be Risky for Some Heart Patients
    (14-Nov-2016)
    Early study suggests potential downside, but more research is needed, experts say

  • Omega-3s a Recipe for Healthy Blood Pressure in Young Adults
    (14-Nov-2016)
    Study found higher blood levels of fatty acids were linked with lower blood pressure

  • Craving Salt? Your Genes May Be the Reason, Study Suggests
    (14-Nov-2016)
    Inherited distaste for bitterness could make people reach for the shaker, putting heart at risk

  • U.S. Heart Disease Rates Fell 20 Percent Since 1980s: Study
    (14-Nov-2016)
    Researchers chalk it up to better meds, prevention efforts

  • Device Plus 'Aggressive' Drug Strategy May Curb Severe Heart Failure
    (14-Nov-2016)
    Small study suggests real improvement for some patients, but more follow-up research is needed

  • Most Elderly Smokers Don't Use Anti-Smoking Meds After Heart Attack
    (14-Nov-2016)
    Some may need convincing of value of giving up the habit, one geriatrician said

  • Marijuana Use Tied to Rare, Temporary Heart Malfunction
    (14-Nov-2016)
    Study found risk doubled among young users, but cause-and-effect not proven

  • Craving Salt? Your Genes May Be the Reason, Study Suggests
    (14-Nov-2016)
    Inherited distaste for bitterness could make people reach for the shaker, putting heart at risk

  • DNA Isn't Destiny: Healthy Living Can Overcome Genes Linked to Heart Disease
    (14-Nov-2016)
    Study found exercise, healthy diet could lower odds for heart attack even in those at high genetic risk

  • Sharp Drop in Blood Pressure After Rx May Be Risky for Some Heart Patients
    (14-Nov-2016)
    Early study suggests potential downside, but more research is needed, experts say

  • Craving Salt? Your Genes May Be the Reason, Study Suggests
    (14-Nov-2016)
    Inherited distaste for bitterness could make people reach for the shaker, putting heart at risk

  • U.S. Heart Disease Rates Fell 20 Percent Since 1980s: Study
    (14-Nov-2016)
    Researchers chalk it up to better meds, prevention efforts

  • U.S. Heart Disease Rates Fell 20 Percent Since 1980s: Study
    (14-Nov-2016)
    Researchers chalk it up to better meds, prevention efforts

  • Craving Salt? Your Genes May Be the Reason, Study Suggests
    (14-Nov-2016)
    Inherited distaste for bitterness could make people reach for the shaker, putting heart at risk

  • Craving Salt? Your Genes May Be the Reason, Study Suggests
    (14-Nov-2016)
    Inherited distaste for bitterness could make people reach for the shaker, putting heart at risk

  • Sharp Drop in Blood Pressure After Rx May Be Risky for Some Heart Patients
    (14-Nov-2016)
    Early study suggests potential downside, but more research is needed, experts say

  • Craving Salt? Your Genes May Be the Reason, Study Suggests
    (14-Nov-2016)
    Inherited distaste for bitterness could make people reach for the shaker, putting heart at risk

  • Marijuana Use Tied to Rare, Temporary Heart Malfunction
    (14-Nov-2016)
    Study found risk doubled among young users, but cause-and-effect not proven

  • Craving Salt? Your Genes May Be the Reason, Study Suggests
    (14-Nov-2016)
    Inherited distaste for bitterness could make people reach for the shaker, putting heart at risk

  • Marijuana Use Tied to Rare, Temporary Heart Malfunction
    (14-Nov-2016)
    Study found risk doubled among young users, but cause-and-effect not proven

  • Trouble Sleeping Tied to Higher Risk for Irregular Heartbeat
    (14-Nov-2016)
    Atrial fibrillation can trigger strokes, study authors note

  • Craving Salt? Your Genes May Be the Reason, Study Suggests
    (14-Nov-2016)
    Inherited distaste for bitterness could make people reach for the shaker, putting heart at risk

  • Statins May Boost Survival Odds After Cardiac Arrest
    (12-Nov-2016)
    Those already taking the cholesterol-lowering drugs were more likely to be alive one year later, study says

  • Abdominal Aneurysm Risk Drops When Smokers Quit
    (11-Nov-2016)
    And the longer it is since you had a cigarette, the lower your odds of trouble, study suggests

  • Fewer in U.S. Smoke, But Smoking's Death Toll Continues
    (10-Nov-2016)
    Only 15 percent of Americans engage in the habit, according to latest CDC numbers

  • Fewer in U.S. Smoke, But Smoking's Death Toll Continues
    (10-Nov-2016)
    Only 15 percent of Americans engage in the habit, according to latest CDC numbers

  • High-Dose Statins Boost Survival: Study
    (09-Nov-2016)
    Increased doses reduced death risk in those with existing heart disease

  • High-Dose Statins Boost Survival: Study
    (09-Nov-2016)
    Increased doses reduced death risk in those with existing heart disease

  • Health Tip: What Could Trigger Heart Palpitations?
    (08-Nov-2016)
    Factors that may make your heart flutter

  • Kids With Cardiac Arrest Less Likely to Survive CPR at Night
    (08-Nov-2016)
    Researchers don't yet know why chances of success better at other times of day

  • A Future Challenge for Some Cancer Survivors: Heart Disease
    (07-Nov-2016)
    The younger the age at diagnosis, the greater the risk, study suggests

  • Hypochondriacs May Worry Themselves Into Heart Trouble
    (04-Nov-2016)
    Anxiety about health can boost the chances for heart disease, study suggests

  • Weight-Loss Surgery Brings Bigger Heart Benefits to Women: Study
    (04-Nov-2016)
    Researchers suggest their bodies may respond differently than men after procedure

  • Hypochondriacs May Worry Themselves Into Heart Trouble
    (04-Nov-2016)
    Anxiety about health can boost the chances for heart disease, study suggests

  • Hypochondriacs May Worry Themselves Into Heart Trouble
    (04-Nov-2016)
    Anxiety about health can boost the chances for heart disease, study suggests

  • Powerful Cancer Drugs Linked to Rare Heart Risks
    (03-Nov-2016)
    New report describes two melanoma patients who died of heart trouble after first doses of immunotherapy drugs

  • Too Many Kids Still Eating Too Much Salt
    (03-Nov-2016)
    9 out of 10 exceed daily recommendations, CDC researchers find

  • Heavy Drinking While Young May Mean Hefty Health Tab Later
    (02-Nov-2016)
    Study suggests alcohol might harm brain, body even if one stops abusing by age 30

  • Does Living in Poor Neighborhood Up Stroke Risk?
    (01-Nov-2016)
    Unhealthy behaviors are more common in disadvantaged areas, researcher says

  • Pedal Your Way to Heart Health
    (31-Oct-2016)
    Studies find bike users have fewer heart attacks, lower blood pressure

  • 'White Coat' High Blood Pressure May Signal Trouble in Older People
    (31-Oct-2016)
    Researchers found it might mean higher risk of heart problems

  • Pedal Your Way to Heart Health
    (31-Oct-2016)
    Studies find bike users have fewer heart attacks, lower blood pressure

  • Pedal Your Way to Heart Health
    (31-Oct-2016)
    Studies find bike users have fewer heart attacks, lower blood pressure

  • Does 'Good' Cholesterol Matter in Heart Disease Risk?
    (31-Oct-2016)
    Lifestyle appears more important than the HDL number, study suggests

  • 'White Coat' High Blood Pressure May Signal Trouble in Older People
    (31-Oct-2016)
    Researchers found it might mean higher risk of heart problems

  • Does 'Good' Cholesterol Matter in Heart Disease Risk?
    (31-Oct-2016)
    Lifestyle appears more important than the HDL number, study suggests

  • Poorer Heart Attack Victims, Especially Women, Fare Worse: Study
    (28-Oct-2016)
    Doctors need to focus on more than clinical symptoms, researchers recommend

  • Device Approved to Prevent Second Strokes in Certain Heart Patients
    (28-Oct-2016)
    It's for people who had prior stroke related to a hole in the heart

  • Device Approved to Prevent Second Strokes in Certain Heart Patients
    (28-Oct-2016)
    It's for people who had prior stroke related to a hole in the heart

  • Heart Group Advises Personalized Nutrition Counseling
    (27-Oct-2016)
    Providers should take ethnic, cultural and individual preferences into account

  • Heart Group Advises Personalized Nutrition Counseling
    (27-Oct-2016)
    Providers should take ethnic, cultural and individual preferences into account

  • Can Teens' Heart Rate, Blood Pressure Show Ties to Mental Ills?
    (26-Oct-2016)
    Indicators of schizophrenia, obsessive-compulsive disorder, anxiety might be spotted in physical at 18

  • FDA Warns of Dangers From Testosterone Supplements
    (26-Oct-2016)
    Many American men take them, but heart and psychological issues can occur, agency says

  • Parent-Child Screening Urged for Inherited Heart Condition
    (26-Oct-2016)
    People with familial hypercholesterolemia have higher risk of heart attack before 40, researchers say

  • Air Pollution May Even Harm Blood Vessels of Healthy Young
    (25-Oct-2016)
    Utah study suggests elderly and ill aren't the only ones hurt by dirty air

  • Air Pollution May Even Harm Blood Vessels of Healthy Young
    (25-Oct-2016)
    Utah study suggests elderly and ill aren't the only ones hurt by dirty air

  • Air Pollution May Even Harm Blood Vessels of Healthy Young
    (25-Oct-2016)
    Utah study suggests elderly and ill aren't the only ones hurt by dirty air

  • Review Says Calcium Supplements Won't Harm the Heart
    (24-Oct-2016)
    Other physicians urge caution, however, and say these findings aren't conclusive

  • Review Says Calcium Supplements Won't Harm the Heart
    (24-Oct-2016)
    Other physicians urge caution, however, and say these findings aren't conclusive

  • Take Meds as Directed to Boost Survival After Heart Procedures
    (24-Oct-2016)
    Study finds close adherence to instructions may be especially important after angioplasty

  • Take Meds as Directed to Boost Survival After Heart Procedures
    (24-Oct-2016)
    Study finds close adherence to instructions may be especially important after angioplasty

  • Take Meds as Directed to Boost Survival After Heart Procedures
    (24-Oct-2016)
    Study finds close adherence to instructions may be especially important after angioplasty

  • Review Says Calcium Supplements Won't Harm the Heart
    (24-Oct-2016)
    Other physicians urge caution, however, and say these findings aren't conclusive

  • Pregnancy May Boost Stroke Risk in Younger Women: Study
    (24-Oct-2016)
    But absolute risk is very small; researchers not sure of reasons why

  • Is It Really True That Chocolate May Be Good for You?
    (21-Oct-2016)
    A component in cocoa seems to help control blood sugar and inflammation, but there's a caveat

  • Is It Really True That Chocolate May Be Good for You?
    (21-Oct-2016)
    A component in cocoa seems to help control blood sugar and inflammation, but there's a caveat

  • Study Counters Notion That Heart Surgery Poses More Kidney Risks to Women
    (20-Oct-2016)
    If factors such as other health conditions are taken into account, gender difference disappears

  • Digestive Byproduct Tied to Meat Raises Risks for Some Heart Patients
    (19-Oct-2016)
    Those with narrowed leg arteries and high levels of the byproduct had higher odds of dying early, study suggests

  • Are Vegetarian Diets Heart-Healthier?
    (18-Oct-2016)
    Study finds no significant difference in 10-year cardiovascular risk, but one expert is skeptical of research

  • Irregular Heart Rhythm Patients May Not Always Need Blood Thinners: Study
    (18-Oct-2016)
    If episodes of atrial fibrillation are brief, the risk of stroke is low, specialists say

  • Sleep Apnea May Boost Risk for Post-Op Problems
    (17-Oct-2016)
    Certain patients should be checked for the disorder before having surgery, researchers say

  • Statins Often Interact With Other Heart Drugs
    (17-Oct-2016)
    Doctors, patients should be aware of risky combinations, heart group says

  • Little Gains in Efforts to Boost Outpatient Care
    (17-Oct-2016)
    Large analysis finds declines or stagnation in many basic health measures

  • Little Gains in Efforts to Boost Outpatient Care
    (17-Oct-2016)
    Large analysis finds declines or stagnation in many basic health measures

  • Sleep Apnea May Boost Risk for Post-Op Problems
    (17-Oct-2016)
    Certain patients should be checked for the disorder before having surgery, researchers say

  • No Link Between Caffeine, Irregular Heartbeat in Heart Failure Patient Study
    (17-Oct-2016)
    Stress test didn't show short-term changes after coffee drinking

  • Heart Surgery Devices May Have Been Contaminated: CDC
    (13-Oct-2016)
    Patients who experience night sweats, fever, weight loss, fatigue, muscle aches should seek medical care

  • Smartphone Device Detects Undiagnosed Irregular Heartbeat
    (13-Oct-2016)
    Cardiologists say more research needed before mass screening for atrial fibrillation can be justified

  • Smartphone Device Detects Undiagnosed Irregular Heartbeat
    (13-Oct-2016)
    Cardiologists say more research needed before mass screening for atrial fibrillation can be justified

  • Sudden Drops in Blood Pressure Tied to Higher Odds for Dementia
    (11-Oct-2016)
    Dizziness, faintness on standing could be sign of danger to brain, but study couldn't prove cause and effect

  • Are Some Blood Pressure Meds Linked to Depression, Bipolar Risk?
    (11-Oct-2016)
    Researchers add the effect was small, and study did not prove cause and effect

  • Calcium Supplements May Not Be Heart Healthy
    (11-Oct-2016)
    Another study shows link to poorer cardiovascular health from the pills, but can't prove cause-and-effect

  • Chronic Disease in Mom May Be Linked to Newborns' Heart Disease
    (11-Oct-2016)
    Risk highest among women born with heart defects or who developed type 2 diabetes, study suggests

  • Are Some Blood Pressure Meds Linked to Depression, Bipolar Risk?
    (11-Oct-2016)
    Researchers add the effect was small, and study did not prove cause and effect

  • Are Some Blood Pressure Meds Linked to Depression, Bipolar Risk?
    (11-Oct-2016)
    Researchers add the effect was small, and study did not prove cause and effect

  • Chronic Disease in Mom May Be Linked to Newborns' Heart Disease
    (11-Oct-2016)
    Risk highest among women born with heart defects or who developed type 2 diabetes, study suggests

  • High Blood Pressure May Hike Dementia Risk
    (10-Oct-2016)
    New statement from American Heart Association warns of link

  • Anger, Heavy Exertion: Fast Track to a Heart Attack?
    (10-Oct-2016)
    But researchers suggest that artery-clogging plaque has to be present to increase risk

  • Anger, Heavy Exertion: Fast Track to a Heart Attack?
    (10-Oct-2016)
    But researchers suggest that artery-clogging plaque has to be present to increase risk

  • Anger, Heavy Exertion: Fast Track to a Heart Attack?
    (10-Oct-2016)
    But researchers suggest that artery-clogging plaque has to be present to increase risk

  • High Blood Pressure May Hike Dementia Risk
    (10-Oct-2016)
    New statement from American Heart Association warns of link

  • Anger, Heavy Exertion: Fast Track to a Heart Attack?
    (10-Oct-2016)
    But researchers suggest that artery-clogging plaque has to be present to increase risk

  • Fitful Sleep May Take Toll on Older Women's Hearts
    (06-Oct-2016)
    Before and after menopause, less sleep linked to plaque buildup in blood vessels, study found

  • Fitful Sleep May Take Toll on Older Women's Hearts
    (06-Oct-2016)
    Before and after menopause, less sleep linked to plaque buildup in blood vessels, study found

  • Your Post-Heart Attack Survival May Depend on Choice of Hospital
    (06-Oct-2016)
    Patients treated at hospitals with better track records gained additional year of life, study finds

  • Depression Can Fuel Heart Disease in Midlife Women: Study
    (06-Oct-2016)
    Psychologist recommends mental health screening at routine checkups

  • Your Post-Heart Attack Survival May Depend on Choice of Hospital
    (06-Oct-2016)
    Patients treated at hospitals with better track records gained additional year of life, study finds

  • U.S. Life Expectancy Lags Behind Other Wealthy Nations
    (06-Oct-2016)
    Diabetes, drugs and guns contribute to disappointing statistics in new global report

  • Fitful Sleep May Take Toll on Older Women's Hearts
    (06-Oct-2016)
    Before and after menopause, less sleep linked to plaque buildup in blood vessels, study found

  • Brain Aneurysm: Lack of Awareness Can Cost Lives
    (05-Oct-2016)
    Husband of late TV journalist leads effort to educate people about the warning signs

  • Cooling Therapy Might Not Help All Cardiac Arrest Patients
    (04-Oct-2016)
    Study found this standard treatment may do more harm than good for those whose heart stops suddenly in the hospital

  • More Research Cites Salt's Potential Health Risks
    (03-Oct-2016)
    Every half-teaspoon or so raises risk of premature death by 12 percent, study suggests

  • More Research Cites Salt's Potential Health Risks
    (03-Oct-2016)
    Every half-teaspoon or so raises risk of premature death by 12 percent, study suggests

  • Some Increased Bleeding Risk Seen With Blood Thinner Xarelto Vs. Pradaxa
    (03-Oct-2016)
    But study wasn't definitive, and heart experts say both newer drugs are better than warfarin

  • Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer Less Safe for Men With Prior Heart Attack
    (30-Sep-2016)
    For this type of patient, cardiac risks linked to the treatment may outweigh any benefit, study suggests

  • It May Be Time to Punt on Your Favorite Football Fare
    (30-Sep-2016)
    Nutrition expert says tailgating standards aren't scoring any heart-health points

  • 1 in 10 Stroke Rehab Interruptions May Be Preventable
    (30-Sep-2016)
    Dehydration, urinary tract infections force patients to return to hospital, study finds

  • High Blood Pressure Might Affect Some Kids' Thinking Ability
    (29-Sep-2016)
    But researchers noted that all of the children still tested within normal ranges

  • Are There Alternatives to Statins?
    (27-Sep-2016)
    Dietary changes, other meds and even surgery also can help lower cholesterol levels, study finds

  • Smart City Planning Can Cut Deadly Diseases, Improve Air Quality
    (26-Sep-2016)
    Study found big benefit in limiting urban sprawl, encouraging walking and biking

  • Can Pregnancy Problems Foretell Future Health Risks?
    (26-Sep-2016)
    Gestational diabetes, high blood pressure might raise odds of same conditions later in life, cardiologist says

  • Smart City Planning Can Cut Deadly Diseases, Improve Air Quality
    (26-Sep-2016)
    Study found big benefit in limiting urban sprawl, encouraging walking and biking

  • 'Spare Tire' May Be Tougher on Your Heart Than 'Love Handles'
    (26-Sep-2016)
    Study links deep belly fat to greater odds for cardiovascular risk factors

  • Smart City Planning Can Cut Deadly Diseases, Improve Air Quality
    (26-Sep-2016)
    Study found big benefit in limiting urban sprawl, encouraging walking and biking

  • Stress Might Undercut Benefits of Healthy Diet for Women
    (20-Sep-2016)
    Finding show importance of coping skills in tough times, researcher says

  • Sleep Troubles, Heart Troubles?
    (19-Sep-2016)
    American Heart Association says it's too soon to say what's the optimal amount of shut-eye

  • Sleep Troubles, Heart Troubles?
    (19-Sep-2016)
    American Heart Association says it's too soon to say what's the optimal amount of shut-eye

  • Sleep Troubles, Heart Troubles?
    (19-Sep-2016)
    American Heart Association says it's too soon to say what's the optimal amount of shut-eye

  • Sleep Troubles, Heart Troubles?
    (19-Sep-2016)
    American Heart Association says it's too soon to say what's the optimal amount of shut-eye

  • Sound Waves: An Rx for High Blood Pressure, Migraine?
    (16-Sep-2016)
    Sound therapy balances brain signals, researcher says

  • Tighter Blood Pressure Control Could Save 100,000 U.S. Lives: Study
    (15-Sep-2016)
    High-risk adults would benefit from intensive program to lower systolic reading

  • Early Menopause Linked to Higher Heart Disease, Death Risks
    (15-Sep-2016)
    Findings highlight need for certain women to discuss hormone therapy with their doctor, researchers say

  • Tighter Blood Pressure Control Could Save 100,000 U.S. Lives: Study
    (15-Sep-2016)
    High-risk adults would benefit from intensive program to lower systolic reading

  • 31 Million Older Americans Aren't Getting Enough Exercise
    (15-Sep-2016)
    Inactivity boosts their risk for falls, broken bones, serious disease and early death, CDC warns

  • Early Menopause Linked to Higher Heart Disease, Death Risks
    (15-Sep-2016)
    Findings highlight need for certain women to discuss hormone therapy with their doctor, researchers say

  • Tighter Blood Pressure Control Could Save 100,000 U.S. Lives: Study
    (15-Sep-2016)
    High-risk adults would benefit from intensive program to lower systolic reading

  • Tighter Blood Pressure Control Could Save 100,000 U.S. Lives: Study
    (15-Sep-2016)
    High-risk adults would benefit from intensive program to lower systolic reading

  • Extreme Preemies May Be at Risk for High Blood Pressure as Adults
    (15-Sep-2016)
    Smaller kidneys and blood vessel abnormalities more likely as these babies age, researchers say

  • 31 Million Older Americans Aren't Getting Enough Exercise
    (15-Sep-2016)
    Inactivity boosts their risk for falls, broken bones, serious disease and early death, CDC warns

  • Tighter Blood Pressure Control Could Save 100,000 U.S. Lives: Study
    (15-Sep-2016)
    High-risk adults would benefit from intensive program to lower systolic reading

  • Diet or Exercise: What's Best for the Middle-Aged Heart
    (15-Sep-2016)
    Study finds each effective, as long as healthy weight loss is the result

  • 31 Million Older Americans Aren't Getting Enough Exercise
    (15-Sep-2016)
    Inactivity boosts their risk for falls, broken bones, serious disease and early death, CDC warns

  • Extreme Preemies May Be at Risk for High Blood Pressure as Adults
    (15-Sep-2016)
    Smaller kidneys and blood vessel abnormalities more likely as these babies age, researchers say

  • 31 Million Older Americans Aren't Getting Enough Exercise
    (15-Sep-2016)
    Inactivity boosts their risk for falls, broken bones, serious disease and early death, CDC warns

  • Fruits, Veggies Powerful Rx for Kidney Disease: Study
    (14-Sep-2016)
    Researchers found 3 to 4 extra servings a day lowered blood pressure, cut medication costs

  • Minorities Less Likely to Get Clot-Clearing Stroke Drug
    (14-Sep-2016)
    But study couldn't determine why white male patients were more likely to get tPA in hospital

  • Minorities Less Likely to Get Clot-Clearing Stroke Drug
    (14-Sep-2016)
    But study couldn't determine why white male patients were more likely to get tPA in hospital

  • Alcohol May Damage the Heart -- at Least for Some
    (14-Sep-2016)
    Booze linked to atrial fibrillation, a dangerous condition that raises stroke risk

  • Minorities Less Likely to Get Clot-Clearing Stroke Drug
    (14-Sep-2016)
    But study couldn't determine why white male patients were more likely to get tPA in hospital

  • Alcohol May Damage the Heart -- at Least for Some
    (14-Sep-2016)
    Booze linked to atrial fibrillation, a dangerous condition that raises stroke risk

  • 1 in 4 Medicare Patients Uses Blood Pressure Meds Incorrectly
    (13-Sep-2016)
    The lifesaving drugs 'only work if they are taken,' CDC director says

  • 1 in 4 Medicare Patients Uses Blood Pressure Meds Incorrectly
    (13-Sep-2016)
    The lifesaving drugs 'only work if they are taken,' CDC director says

  • Smoking Thickens Heart Wall, Leading to Heart Failure: Study
    (13-Sep-2016)
    The more you smoke and the longer you smoke, the greater the risk of damage

  • Sugar Companies Shifted Focus to Fat as Heart Harm: Study
    (13-Sep-2016)
    Decades-old documents show researchers were paid to influence scientific thinking, researchers say

  • What's Regular Exercise Worth? Maybe $2,500 Per Year
    (08-Sep-2016)
    That's how much a new study says the average adult with heart disease might save in health care costs

  • What's Regular Exercise Worth? Maybe $2,500 Per Year
    (08-Sep-2016)
    That's how much a new study says the average adult with heart disease might save in health care costs

  • New Electrical Stimulation Therapy Can Help Stroke Patients Move Paralyzed Hand
    (08-Sep-2016)
    With help of sensor-laden glove, good hand used to regain some control of inert hand

  • A Woman's Weight Has Complex Link to Stroke Risk
    (07-Sep-2016)
    Being overweight ups odds for most prevalent form of attack, but may slightly lower chances for another type

  • A Woman's Weight Has Complex Link to Stroke Risk
    (07-Sep-2016)
    Being overweight ups odds for most prevalent form of attack, but may slightly lower chances for another type

  • Heart Rhythm Disorder May Be Tied to Wider Range of Ills
    (07-Sep-2016)
    Review links atrial fibrillation to increased risk for heart and kidney problems, not just stroke

  • Stroke Survivors Often Struggle With Depression
    (07-Sep-2016)
    Risk was 8 times higher for those who suffered a brain attack than for those who didn't, study found

  • Heart Rhythm Disorder May Be Tied to Wider Range of Ills
    (07-Sep-2016)
    Review links atrial fibrillation to increased risk for heart and kidney problems, not just stroke

  • Stroke Survivors Often Struggle With Depression
    (07-Sep-2016)
    Risk was 8 times higher for those who suffered a brain attack than for those who didn't, study found

  • A Woman's Weight Has Complex Link to Stroke Risk
    (07-Sep-2016)
    Being overweight ups odds for most prevalent form of attack, but may slightly lower chances for another type

  • Older Drug May Help Type 1 Diabetics' Heart Health
    (06-Sep-2016)
    Metformin appears to have cardiovascular benefits, researchers report

  • Could Good Sex Be Bad for an Older Man's Heart?
    (06-Sep-2016)
    Once a week or more may take toll, study finds, but at least one cardiologist questions the findings

  • Thyroid Levels in High-Normal Range May Be Linked to Cardiac Arrest
    (06-Sep-2016)
    Study isn't cause for alarm, cardiologist says, but hormone could be more 'toxic' than thought

  • Alcohol Plus Heart Rhythm Disorder Ups Stroke Risk: Study
    (02-Sep-2016)
    Doctors should ask patients with atrial fibrillation about their drinking

  • Opioid Abuse Fueling Drug-Related Heart Infections: Study
    (01-Sep-2016)
    Injecting drugs boosts the risk of infective endocarditis

  • Opioid Abuse Fueling Drug-Related Heart Infections: Study
    (01-Sep-2016)
    Injecting drugs boosts the risk of infective endocarditis

  • Opioid Abuse Fueling Drug-Related Heart Infections: Study
    (01-Sep-2016)
    Injecting drugs boosts the risk of infective endocarditis

  • Drug-Coated Stents Don't Improve Patient Survival, Large Study Reports
    (31-Aug-2016)
    But, the pricier devices do lead to fewer repeat heart procedures

  • Drug-Coated Stents Don't Improve Patient Survival, Large Study Reports
    (31-Aug-2016)
    But, the pricier devices do lead to fewer repeat heart procedures

  • Want Better Heart Health? There's an App for That
    (31-Aug-2016)
    Smartphones can help keep you on track with lifestyle changes

  • Drug-Coated Stents Don't Improve Patient Survival, Large Study Reports
    (31-Aug-2016)
    But, the pricier devices do lead to fewer repeat heart procedures

  • Sex Suffers for Younger Adults After Heart Attack
    (31-Aug-2016)
    Lack of interest a complaint of many women and men, study finds

  • Drug-Coated Stents Don't Improve Patient Survival, Large Study Reports
    (31-Aug-2016)
    But, the pricier devices do lead to fewer repeat heart procedures

  • Want Better Heart Health? There's an App for That
    (31-Aug-2016)
    Smartphones can help keep you on track with lifestyle changes

  • 3 Steps to Lower a Woman's Risk of Premature Birth
    (31-Aug-2016)
    Study finds there's lots mothers-to-be can do to help ensure they deliver at full-term

  • Drug-Coated Stents Don't Improve Patient Survival, Large Study Reports
    (31-Aug-2016)
    But, the pricier devices do lead to fewer repeat heart procedures

  • Want Better Heart Health? There's an App for That
    (31-Aug-2016)
    Smartphones can help keep you on track with lifestyle changes

  • Mediterranean Diet Shows Its Protective Powers in Heart Patients
    (30-Aug-2016)
    Those who ate more produce, fish, olive oil were less likely to die during study period

  • Mediterranean Diet Shows Its Protective Powers in Heart Patients
    (30-Aug-2016)
    Those who ate more produce, fish, olive oil were less likely to die during study period

  • Study Bolsters Role of Angioplasty, Stents in Heart-Attack Survival
    (30-Aug-2016)
    Aggressive interventions play big part in improvements after even 'mild' attacks, U.K. report says

  • Sleep Apnea Mask Treatment Fails to Curb Heart Risks
    (30-Aug-2016)
    CPAP helped patients feel better, but didn't cut odds for heart death, heart attack or stroke, study found

  • Mediterranean Diet Shows Its Protective Powers in Heart Patients
    (30-Aug-2016)
    Those who ate more produce, fish, olive oil were less likely to die during study period

  • Heart Attack Before 50 Ups Early Death Risk
    (30-Aug-2016)
    But healthy living can improve those odds, experts say

  • Mediterranean Diet Shows Its Protective Powers in Heart Patients
    (30-Aug-2016)
    Those who ate more produce, fish, olive oil were less likely to die during study period

  • Mediterranean Diet Shows Its Protective Powers in Heart Patients
    (30-Aug-2016)
    Those who ate more produce, fish, olive oil were less likely to die during study period

  • Sleep Apnea Mask Treatment Fails to Curb Heart Risks
    (30-Aug-2016)
    CPAP helped patients feel better, but didn't cut odds for heart death, heart attack or stroke, study found

  • Fewer Drugs in Pipeline to Treat World's No. 1 Killer
    (29-Aug-2016)
    While number of cancer drugs rose, development of new heart medicines stalled, study finds

  • Fewer Drugs in Pipeline to Treat World's No. 1 Killer
    (29-Aug-2016)
    While number of cancer drugs rose, development of new heart medicines stalled, study finds

  • Fewer Drugs in Pipeline to Treat World's No. 1 Killer
    (29-Aug-2016)
    While number of cancer drugs rose, development of new heart medicines stalled, study finds

  • Over 64? Want to Cut Your Heart Disease Risk? Try Exercise
    (29-Aug-2016)
    Finnish study finds even moderate exercise lowers odds of early death

  • Fewer Drugs in Pipeline to Treat World's No. 1 Killer
    (29-Aug-2016)
    While number of cancer drugs rose, development of new heart medicines stalled, study finds

  • Fewer Drugs in Pipeline to Treat World's No. 1 Killer
    (29-Aug-2016)
    While number of cancer drugs rose, development of new heart medicines stalled, study finds

  • Fewer Drugs in Pipeline to Treat World's No. 1 Killer
    (29-Aug-2016)
    While number of cancer drugs rose, development of new heart medicines stalled, study finds

  • Fewer Drugs in Pipeline to Treat World's No. 1 Killer
    (29-Aug-2016)
    While number of cancer drugs rose, development of new heart medicines stalled, study finds

  • Fewer Drugs in Pipeline to Treat World's No. 1 Killer
    (29-Aug-2016)
    While number of cancer drugs rose, development of new heart medicines stalled, study finds

  • Fewer Drugs in Pipeline to Treat World's No. 1 Killer
    (29-Aug-2016)
    While number of cancer drugs rose, development of new heart medicines stalled, study finds

  • Heart Birth Defects Dropped After Folic Acid Was Added to Food
    (29-Aug-2016)
    Canadian study found that structural problems saw biggest declines

  • Over 64? Want to Cut Your Heart Disease Risk? Try Exercise
    (29-Aug-2016)
    Finnish study finds even moderate exercise lowers odds of early death

  • Fewer Drugs in Pipeline to Treat World's No. 1 Killer
    (29-Aug-2016)
    While number of cancer drugs rose, development of new heart medicines stalled, study finds

  • People With Implanted Defibrillators at Higher Car Accident Risk
    (29-Aug-2016)
    Danish study finds 51 percent greater odds, but absolute risk of a crash remains low

  • Fewer Drugs in Pipeline to Treat World's No. 1 Killer
    (29-Aug-2016)
    While number of cancer drugs rose, development of new heart medicines stalled, study finds

  • Fewer Drugs in Pipeline to Treat World's No. 1 Killer
    (29-Aug-2016)
    While number of cancer drugs rose, development of new heart medicines stalled, study finds

  • Over 64? Want to Cut Your Heart Disease Risk? Try Exercise
    (29-Aug-2016)
    Finnish study finds even moderate exercise lowers odds of early death

  • Serious Heart Problem a Family Matter
    (25-Aug-2016)
    If a relative has had an aortic dissection, you could too, study says

  • Cancer on Course to Become Top Killer of Americans
    (24-Aug-2016)
    Report shows it will probably eclipse heart disease as leading cause of death in coming years

  • Stress May Take Greatest Toll on Younger Women's Hearts: Study
    (24-Aug-2016)
    Female heart disease patients under 50 were 4 times more likely than male peers to show effects, study found

  • Adult-Onset Asthma Might Raise Heart Risks
    (24-Aug-2016)
    But shared risk factors, such as air pollution, might explain the connection, researchers say

  • Cancer on Course to Become Top Killer of Americans
    (24-Aug-2016)
    Report shows it will probably eclipse heart disease as leading cause of death in coming years

  • Blood Test Might Someday Predict Your Stroke Risk
    (24-Aug-2016)
    People with high levels of certain 'biomarkers' had significantly higher odds for an attack, study found

  • Teen Student-Athletes Often Unfit, Overweight
    (22-Aug-2016)
    Philadelphia study found 15 percent who underwent physical exams also had high blood pressure

  • Mouse Study Suggests Stem Cells May Reverse Stroke Damage
    (22-Aug-2016)
    Experimental treatment helped new brain cells grow

  • Mouse Study Suggests Stem Cells May Reverse Stroke Damage
    (22-Aug-2016)
    Experimental treatment helped new brain cells grow

  • 'Business Diet' a Bad Deal for the Heart
    (19-Aug-2016)
    Unhealthy eating on the road linked with early signs of artery clogging, study says

  • 'Business Diet' a Bad Deal for the Heart
    (19-Aug-2016)
    Unhealthy eating on the road linked with early signs of artery clogging, study says

  • Gallstones Linked to Higher Heart Disease Risk
    (18-Aug-2016)
    Researcher says study highlights a connection between the gut and the cardiovascular system

  • Calcium Supplements Might Raise Older Women's Dementia Risk
    (18-Aug-2016)
    Finding even more pronounced if blood flow to brain has been affected, study suggests

  • Gallstones Linked to Higher Heart Disease Risk
    (18-Aug-2016)
    Researcher says study highlights a connection between the gut and the cardiovascular system

  • Calcium Supplements Might Raise Older Women's Dementia Risk
    (18-Aug-2016)
    Finding even more pronounced if blood flow to brain has been affected, study suggests

  • Healthy Diet, Exercise May Help Keep Alzheimer's at Bay
    (17-Aug-2016)
    Study finds people who are active and eat well have fewer brain effects linked to the disease

  • Healthy Diet, Exercise May Help Keep Alzheimer's at Bay
    (17-Aug-2016)
    Study finds people who are active and eat well have fewer brain effects linked to the disease

  • Healthy Diet, Exercise May Help Keep Alzheimer's at Bay
    (17-Aug-2016)
    Study finds people who are active and eat well have fewer brain effects linked to the disease

  • Anemia Boosts Stroke Death Risk, Study Finds
    (17-Aug-2016)
    Blood condition is common among older patients

  • Do Angioplasty Patients Really Need Beta-Blocker Drugs?
    (16-Aug-2016)
    Study suggests doctors reconsider their use in the absence of heart attack, heart failure

  • Do Angioplasty Patients Really Need Beta-Blocker Drugs?
    (16-Aug-2016)
    Study suggests doctors reconsider their use in the absence of heart attack, heart failure

  • Heart Health May Hinge on Easy Access to Fresh Food
    (16-Aug-2016)
    Lack of dietary choices tied to early signs of heart disease

  • Heart Health May Hinge on Easy Access to Fresh Food
    (16-Aug-2016)
    Lack of dietary choices tied to early signs of heart disease

  • Heart Health May Hinge on Easy Access to Fresh Food
    (16-Aug-2016)
    Lack of dietary choices tied to early signs of heart disease

  • Heat Waves Hit Seniors Hardest
    (16-Aug-2016)
    Risk of high-temperature trouble rises with age and chronic health issues, experts warn

  • Do Angioplasty Patients Really Need Beta-Blocker Drugs?
    (16-Aug-2016)
    Study suggests doctors reconsider their use in the absence of heart attack, heart failure

  • Too Many Public Defibrillators Out of Reach When Needed
    (15-Aug-2016)
    Canadian study shows many are kept in buildings that aren't always open

  • Blood Pressure-Lowering Diet May Help Treat Gout
    (15-Aug-2016)
    DASH eating plan brings blood pressure down, and seems to relieve inflammatory joint problem

  • Exercise Not an 'Antidote' to Too Much Sitting, Heart Experts Say
    (15-Aug-2016)
    American Heart Association statement says it's not enough to move to boost health, you have to sit less

  • Blood Pressure-Lowering Diet May Help Treat Gout
    (15-Aug-2016)
    DASH eating plan brings blood pressure down, and seems to relieve inflammatory joint problem

  • Cancer Now Leading Killer in 12 European Nations
    (15-Aug-2016)
    Gains against heart disease and stroke, especially in Western Europe, likely behind the shift

  • How Long Will You Live? Look to Your Parents
    (15-Aug-2016)
    Lower risk of dying from heart disease if mom and dad lived past 70, study suggests

  • Health Tip: Protect Yourself From Hardened Arteries
    (12-Aug-2016)
    Here's what you can do

  • U.S. Kids Don't Make the Grade on Heart Health
    (11-Aug-2016)
    Most don't eat right or get enough exercise, and the American Heart Association warns of problems ahead

  • U.S. Kids Don't Make the Grade on Heart Health
    (11-Aug-2016)
    Most don't eat right or get enough exercise, and the American Heart Association warns of problems ahead

  • U.S. Kids Don't Make the Grade on Heart Health
    (11-Aug-2016)
    Most don't eat right or get enough exercise, and the American Heart Association warns of problems ahead

  • Tougher U.S. Air Standards Would Be Lifesavers: Study
    (10-Aug-2016)
    Reducing smog could also prevent many illnesses, medical group says

  • Regular Exercise: Antidote for Deadly Diseases?
    (10-Aug-2016)
    High levels of physical activity linked to lower risk for two cancers, diabetes, heart disease and stroke

  • Regular Exercise: Antidote for Deadly Diseases?
    (10-Aug-2016)
    High levels of physical activity linked to lower risk for two cancers, diabetes, heart disease and stroke

  • Regular Exercise: Antidote for Deadly Diseases?
    (10-Aug-2016)
    High levels of physical activity linked to lower risk for two cancers, diabetes, heart disease and stroke

  • Task Force Calls for More Study Into Risks, Benefits of Kids' Cholesterol Screening
    (09-Aug-2016)
    Panel does recommend screening kids for obesity starting at age 6

  • Fidget Your Way to a Healthier Heart
    (09-Aug-2016)
    Tapping toes, other movement when sitting for long periods may help benefit blood vessels, study suggests

  • Task Force Calls for More Study Into Risks, Benefits of Kids' Cholesterol Screening
    (09-Aug-2016)
    Panel does recommend screening kids for obesity starting at age 6

  • Even Poorer Nations Not Immune to High Blood Pressure
    (08-Aug-2016)
    Researchers cite aging populations, diet, inactivity and lack of preventive care

  • Even Poorer Nations Not Immune to High Blood Pressure
    (08-Aug-2016)
    Researchers cite aging populations, diet, inactivity and lack of preventive care

  • Even Poorer Nations Not Immune to High Blood Pressure
    (08-Aug-2016)
    Researchers cite aging populations, diet, inactivity and lack of preventive care

  • Even Poorer Nations Not Immune to High Blood Pressure
    (08-Aug-2016)
    Researchers cite aging populations, diet, inactivity and lack of preventive care

  • When Diabetes Strikes, Get Moving to Lower Risk to Eyes
    (04-Aug-2016)
    Study finds association between inactivity and heightened odds for diabetic retinopathy

  • Heart Risk Factors Rise Before Menopause
    (03-Aug-2016)
    'Danger zone' for women earlier than thought, study finds

  • Heart Risk Factors Rise Before Menopause
    (03-Aug-2016)
    'Danger zone' for women earlier than thought, study finds

  • Heart Risk Factors Rise Before Menopause
    (03-Aug-2016)
    'Danger zone' for women earlier than thought, study finds

  • Heart Risk Factors Rise Before Menopause
    (03-Aug-2016)
    'Danger zone' for women earlier than thought, study finds

  • Study Links Sleep Problems to Stroke Risk, Recovery
    (03-Aug-2016)
    Treating sleep difficulties may reduce the threat, neurologist says

  • High Doses of Fish Oil Might Help Healing After Heart Attack
    (02-Aug-2016)
    Study found improved heart function, less scarring

  • Diabetes Drug Victoza Might Not Help Advanced Heart Failure Patients
    (02-Aug-2016)
    Study participants may have been too sick to benefit from the medication, diabetes expert says

  • Fat May Not Hike Heart Attack Risk: Study
    (01-Aug-2016)
    But it does raise diabetes risk, research with twins found

  • Fat May Not Hike Heart Attack Risk: Study
    (01-Aug-2016)
    But it does raise diabetes risk, research with twins found

  • Fat May Not Hike Heart Attack Risk: Study
    (01-Aug-2016)
    But it does raise diabetes risk, research with twins found

  • Fat May Not Hike Heart Attack Risk: Study
    (01-Aug-2016)
    But it does raise diabetes risk, research with twins found

  • Health Tip: Get More Omega-3 Fatty Acids
    (29-Jul-2016)
    Find them in these nutritious foods

  • Health Tip: Get More Omega-3 Fatty Acids
    (29-Jul-2016)
    Find them in these nutritious foods

  • Space Travel May Pose Risks to Heart
    (28-Jul-2016)
    Exposure to radiation might explain Apollo astronauts' rate of heart problems, researcher says

  • Is Pot Harder on the Heart Than Tobacco?
    (27-Jul-2016)
    Damaging effects from marijuana smoke last three times longer than tobacco's, rat study finds

  • Flu Shot Tied to Fewer Hospitalizations, Deaths in Type 2 Diabetes Patients
    (26-Jul-2016)
    Risk of dying dropped almost one-quarter over 7 years in those who got the vaccine

  • Flu Shot Tied to Fewer Hospitalizations, Deaths in Type 2 Diabetes Patients
    (26-Jul-2016)
    Risk of dying dropped almost one-quarter over 7 years in those who got the vaccine

  • Are Stroke Centers Life Savers?
    (26-Jul-2016)
    Study finds small advantage, but only if you get there quickly

  • Are Stroke Centers Life Savers?
    (26-Jul-2016)
    Study finds small advantage, but only if you get there quickly

  • 1 in 10 Alzheimer's Patients at Risk for Avoidable Hospital Stays
    (25-Jul-2016)
    Study suggests need for better management of other health problems

  • Even a Little Exercise May Help Younger Women's Hearts
    (25-Jul-2016)
    Those active about 2.5 hours a week had 25 percent lower disease risk than those who weren't, study found

  • Even a Little Exercise May Help Younger Women's Hearts
    (25-Jul-2016)
    Those active about 2.5 hours a week had 25 percent lower disease risk than those who weren't, study found

  • 1 in 10 Alzheimer's Patients at Risk for Avoidable Hospital Stays
    (25-Jul-2016)
    Study suggests need for better management of other health problems

  • 1 in 10 Alzheimer's Patients at Risk for Avoidable Hospital Stays
    (25-Jul-2016)
    Study suggests need for better management of other health problems

  • FDA Renews Call to Reduce Salt in Processed Foods
    (22-Jul-2016)
    By cutting down on hidden sodium sources, agency hopes to reduce America's overall intake

  • FDA Renews Call to Reduce Salt in Processed Foods
    (22-Jul-2016)
    By cutting down on hidden sodium sources, agency hopes to reduce America's overall intake

  • Women Smokers at Higher Risk for Brain Bleed
    (21-Jul-2016)
    'Devastating' hemorrhage often affects younger people, neurologist says

  • Women Smokers at Higher Risk for Brain Bleed
    (21-Jul-2016)
    'Devastating' hemorrhage often affects younger people, neurologist says

  • Even Your Heart May Benefit From Extra Education
    (20-Jul-2016)
    People with more schooling tend to have less heart failure, study suggests

  • Even Your Heart May Benefit From Extra Education
    (20-Jul-2016)
    People with more schooling tend to have less heart failure, study suggests

  • Even Your Heart May Benefit From Extra Education
    (20-Jul-2016)
    People with more schooling tend to have less heart failure, study suggests

  • Even High-Fat Mediterranean Diet Good for You: Review
    (19-Jul-2016)
    Still protected against diabetes, heart disease and breast cancer

  • Cutting Down on Sweets Can Help Kids' Hearts
    (19-Jul-2016)
    Risk factors improved after just 10 days of sugar restriction, study finds

  • Cutting Down on Sweets Can Help Kids' Hearts
    (19-Jul-2016)
    Risk factors improved after just 10 days of sugar restriction, study finds

  • Cutting Down on Sweets Can Help Kids' Hearts
    (19-Jul-2016)
    Risk factors improved after just 10 days of sugar restriction, study finds

  • Even High-Fat Mediterranean Diet Good for You: Review
    (19-Jul-2016)
    Still protected against diabetes, heart disease and breast cancer

  • 9 Out of 10 Strokes Could Be Prevented, Study Finds
    (18-Jul-2016)
    High blood pressure is the most important controllable risk factor

  • 9 Out of 10 Strokes Could Be Prevented, Study Finds
    (18-Jul-2016)
    High blood pressure is the most important controllable risk factor

  • 9 Out of 10 Strokes Could Be Prevented, Study Finds
    (18-Jul-2016)
    High blood pressure is the most important controllable risk factor

  • 9 Out of 10 Strokes Could Be Prevented, Study Finds
    (18-Jul-2016)
    High blood pressure is the most important controllable risk factor

  • 9 Out of 10 Strokes Could Be Prevented, Study Finds
    (18-Jul-2016)
    High blood pressure is the most important controllable risk factor

  • Health Tip: Pack Your Pantry With Heart-Healthy Staples
    (18-Jul-2016)
    Here's what to include

  • 9 Out of 10 Strokes Could Be Prevented, Study Finds
    (18-Jul-2016)
    High blood pressure is the most important controllable risk factor

  • 9 Out of 10 Strokes Could Be Prevented, Study Finds
    (18-Jul-2016)
    High blood pressure is the most important controllable risk factor

  • Obesity More Deadly for Men Than Women: Study
    (14-Jul-2016)
    Losing even a little weight could cut the risk, researchers say

  • Health Before a Stroke Is Big Predictor of Second Attack
    (14-Jul-2016)
    Getting hypertension, cholesterol under control could be key to avoiding later dementia, too, study finds

  • Health Before a Stroke Is Big Predictor of Second Attack
    (14-Jul-2016)
    Getting hypertension, cholesterol under control could be key to avoiding later dementia, too, study finds

  • Health Before a Stroke Is Big Predictor of Second Attack
    (14-Jul-2016)
    Getting hypertension, cholesterol under control could be key to avoiding later dementia, too, study finds

  • Obesity More Deadly for Men Than Women: Study
    (14-Jul-2016)
    Losing even a little weight could cut the risk, researchers say

  • How to Spot the Warning Signs of Heat Stroke
    (13-Jul-2016)
    Risk of high-temperature trouble rises with age and chronic health issues, experts warn

  • Rising Blood Sugar Hitting More Obese Adults
    (13-Jul-2016)
    To curb diabetes, researchers urge serious weight-loss efforts

  • Dietary Mineral Could Be One Key to Blood Pressure Control
    (12-Jul-2016)
    People who didn't get enough daily magnesium had higher BP readings, analysis showed

  • Dietary Mineral Could Be One Key to Blood Pressure Control
    (12-Jul-2016)
    People who didn't get enough daily magnesium had higher BP readings, analysis showed

  • Dietary Mineral Could Be One Key to Blood Pressure Control
    (12-Jul-2016)
    People who didn't get enough daily magnesium had higher BP readings, analysis showed

  • Heart Failure After Heart Attack Tied to Cancer Risk in Study
    (11-Jul-2016)
    Preliminary finding points to need for careful screening of cardiac patients, researcher says

  • Heart Failure After Heart Attack Tied to Cancer Risk in Study
    (11-Jul-2016)
    Preliminary finding points to need for careful screening of cardiac patients, researcher says

  • Is U.S. Government Subsidizing Fattening Foods?
    (05-Jul-2016)
    Study found Americans who ate the most grains, dairy and livestock products had more health issues

  • Study Cites the Fats That Could Shorten Your Life
    (05-Jul-2016)
    High levels of animal-based saturated fats were tied to earlier death, unsaturated fats seem healthier

  • Study Cites the Fats That Could Shorten Your Life
    (05-Jul-2016)
    High levels of animal-based saturated fats were tied to earlier death, unsaturated fats seem healthier

  • Is U.S. Government Subsidizing Fattening Foods?
    (05-Jul-2016)
    Study found Americans who ate the most grains, dairy and livestock products had more health issues

  • FDA Approves First Fully Dissolvable Stent
    (05-Jul-2016)
    Device is absorbed by the body after about three years

  • U.S. Cancer Survivors Living Longer
    (01-Jul-2016)
    Likelihood of other chronic conditions will stress health care system in next two decades, report predicts

  • Inherited Cholesterol Disorder Significantly Boosts Heart Risks
    (30-Jun-2016)
    Untreated, the condition also makes arteries age decades faster, study reports

  • Inherited Cholesterol Disorder Significantly Boosts Heart Risks
    (30-Jun-2016)
    Untreated, the condition also makes arteries age decades faster, study reports

  • Men Face Greater Risk of Cardiac Arrest: Study
    (30-Jun-2016)
    Heart disease tends to develop earlier than it does in women, researchers say

  • Men Face Greater Risk of Cardiac Arrest: Study
    (30-Jun-2016)
    Heart disease tends to develop earlier than it does in women, researchers say

  • Inherited Cholesterol Disorder Significantly Boosts Heart Risks
    (30-Jun-2016)
    Untreated, the condition also makes arteries age decades faster, study reports

  • Men Face Greater Risk of Cardiac Arrest: Study
    (30-Jun-2016)
    Heart disease tends to develop earlier than it does in women, researchers say

  • Inherited Cholesterol Disorder Significantly Boosts Heart Risks
    (30-Jun-2016)
    Untreated, the condition also makes arteries age decades faster, study reports

  • Progress Against Heart Deaths Starting to Wane, Report Warns
    (29-Jun-2016)
    Obesity, diabetes epidemics may be to blame, doctors say

  • Has Butter Gotten a Bad Rap?
    (29-Jun-2016)
    Study finds little added health danger for those who love the spread, but some nutritionists remain wary

  • Progress Against Heart Deaths Starting to Wane, Report Warns
    (29-Jun-2016)
    Obesity, diabetes epidemics may be to blame, doctors say

  • Progress Against Heart Deaths Starting to Wane, Report Warns
    (29-Jun-2016)
    Obesity, diabetes epidemics may be to blame, doctors say

  • Progress Against Heart Deaths Starting to Wane, Report Warns
    (29-Jun-2016)
    Obesity, diabetes epidemics may be to blame, doctors say

  • Progress Against Heart Deaths Starting to Wane, Report Warns
    (29-Jun-2016)
    Obesity, diabetes epidemics may be to blame, doctors say

  • Progress Against Heart Deaths Starting to Wane, Report Warns
    (29-Jun-2016)
    Obesity, diabetes epidemics may be to blame, doctors say

  • Sudden Heart Death More Common in Male Minority Athletes
    (28-Jun-2016)
    Inherited condition often the cause, study says

  • Are Omega-3s Linked to Lower Risk for Fatal Heart Attack?
    (27-Jun-2016)
    These vital nutrients are found in seafood, nuts and seeds

  • Blood Pressure Problems During Pregnancy, Heart Trouble Later?
    (27-Jun-2016)
    Spotting risk early may help women make healthy lifestyle changes sooner, study author says

  • Blood Pressure Problems During Pregnancy, Heart Trouble Later?
    (27-Jun-2016)
    Spotting risk early may help women make healthy lifestyle changes sooner, study author says

  • Type of Disease May Dictate End-of-Life Care
    (27-Jun-2016)
    Cancer and dementia patients get more access to palliative care, VA study finds

  • Diabetes Ups Risk of Heart Attack Death
    (24-Jun-2016)
    Study points to need for better coordinated care, more effective use of medications, cardiology specialist says

  • Diabetes Ups Risk of Heart Attack Death
    (24-Jun-2016)
    Study points to need for better coordinated care, more effective use of medications, cardiology specialist says

  • Diabetes Plus Kidney Problems May Raise Heart Risks
    (23-Jun-2016)
    Odds of death due to heart disease 15 percent higher in black Americans with both conditions, study finds

  • Diabetes Plus Kidney Problems May Raise Heart Risks
    (23-Jun-2016)
    Odds of death due to heart disease 15 percent higher in black Americans with both conditions, study finds

  • Diabetes Plus Kidney Problems May Raise Heart Risks
    (23-Jun-2016)
    Odds of death due to heart disease 15 percent higher in black Americans with both conditions, study finds

  • Women Get Worse Cardiac Arrest Care Than Men: Study
    (22-Jun-2016)
    They need to be treated as aggressively as men when their hearts stop, experts say

  • Heart Attack Help? There's an App for That
    (22-Jun-2016)
    Emergency medicine specialist says technology's potential in health care remains largely untapped

  • Health Tip: Get Checked for High Blood Pressure
    (22-Jun-2016)
    You probably don't have symptoms

  • Irregular Heartbeat More Deadly in Blacks: Study
    (22-Jun-2016)
    They were twice as likely to suffer stroke, heart failure and death than whites with atrial fibrillation

  • Irregular Heartbeat More Deadly in Blacks: Study
    (22-Jun-2016)
    They were twice as likely to suffer stroke, heart failure and death than whites with atrial fibrillation

  • Many Male Docs May Overlook Female Heart Risks: Study
    (22-Jun-2016)
    French team say search of health records finds gender gap

  • Heart Attack Help? There's an App for That
    (22-Jun-2016)
    Emergency medicine specialist says technology's potential in health care remains largely untapped

  • Irregular Heartbeat More Deadly in Blacks: Study
    (22-Jun-2016)
    They were twice as likely to suffer stroke, heart failure and death than whites with atrial fibrillation

  • Heart Attack Help? There's an App for That
    (22-Jun-2016)
    Emergency medicine specialist says technology's potential in health care remains largely untapped

  • Long Work Hours May Hurt Your Health
    (21-Jun-2016)
    At the job more than 60 hours a week had most damaging effects on women's well-being, study finds

  • Blood Test May Rule Out Too Many Donor Hearts
    (21-Jun-2016)
    Results don't seem to alter survival rates, even 5 years after transplant, researchers say

  • Long Work Hours May Hurt Your Health
    (21-Jun-2016)
    At the job more than 60 hours a week had most damaging effects on women's well-being, study finds

  • Another Potential Use for Statins?
    (21-Jun-2016)
    In stroke patients, the cholesterol-lowering drugs might reduce infection risk, study says

  • Just a Little of Statins' Effect Enough to Help Heart: Study
    (20-Jun-2016)
    Driving cholesterol down to very low levels produced no extra benefit

  • Just a Little of Statins' Effect Enough to Help Heart: Study
    (20-Jun-2016)
    Driving cholesterol down to very low levels produced no extra benefit

  • Just a Little of Statins' Effect Enough to Help Heart: Study
    (20-Jun-2016)
    Driving cholesterol down to very low levels produced no extra benefit

  • Just a Little of Statins' Effect Enough to Help Heart: Study
    (20-Jun-2016)
    Driving cholesterol down to very low levels produced no extra benefit

  • Aspirin Often Wrongly Prescribed for Atrial Fibrillation
    (20-Jun-2016)
    Blood thinners -- not aspirin -- dramatically cut the risk of stroke, researchers say

  • Just a Little of Statins' Effect Enough to Help Heart: Study
    (20-Jun-2016)
    Driving cholesterol down to very low levels produced no extra benefit

  • Aspirin Often Wrongly Prescribed for Atrial Fibrillation
    (20-Jun-2016)
    Blood thinners -- not aspirin -- dramatically cut the risk of stroke, researchers say

  • Just a Little of Statins' Effect Enough to Help Heart: Study
    (20-Jun-2016)
    Driving cholesterol down to very low levels produced no extra benefit

  • Blood Pressure May Soar if You Live Near an Airport
    (17-Jun-2016)
    Rates nearly doubled for people exposed to engine noise, study found

  • Blood Pressure May Soar if You Live Near an Airport
    (17-Jun-2016)
    Rates nearly doubled for people exposed to engine noise, study found

  • Blood Pressure May Soar if You Live Near an Airport
    (17-Jun-2016)
    Rates nearly doubled for people exposed to engine noise, study found

  • Puerto Ricans' Health Lags Behind Other Hispanics
    (17-Jun-2016)
    CDC report finds they have higher risk for 'multiple chronic conditions'

  • Blood Pressure May Soar if You Live Near an Airport
    (17-Jun-2016)
    Rates nearly doubled for people exposed to engine noise, study found

  • For Better Heart Care, Get a Pharmacist on Your Team
    (16-Jun-2016)
    Canadian study highlights a potential opportunity to improve public health

  • For Better Heart Care, Get a Pharmacist on Your Team
    (16-Jun-2016)
    Canadian study highlights a potential opportunity to improve public health

  • For Better Heart Care, Get a Pharmacist on Your Team
    (16-Jun-2016)
    Canadian study highlights a potential opportunity to improve public health

  • For Better Heart Care, Get a Pharmacist on Your Team
    (16-Jun-2016)
    Canadian study highlights a potential opportunity to improve public health

  • For Better Heart Care, Get a Pharmacist on Your Team
    (16-Jun-2016)
    Canadian study highlights a potential opportunity to improve public health

  • Single Working Moms Carry a Heart Burden
    (16-Jun-2016)
    Stress, finances may boost cardiovascular risks for U.S. mothers, study says

  • For Better Heart Care, Get a Pharmacist on Your Team
    (16-Jun-2016)
    Canadian study highlights a potential opportunity to improve public health

  • Single Working Moms Carry a Heart Burden
    (16-Jun-2016)
    Stress, finances may boost cardiovascular risks for U.S. mothers, study says

  • Sleep Apnea Tied to Complications After Angioplasty
    (15-Jun-2016)
    Nightly breathing troubles may increase risk of heart attack, stroke following the coronary procedure

  • Heart Disease Down Among Over-40 Americans
    (15-Jun-2016)
    Better control of risk factors such as smoking, high blood pressure likely behind the change

  • Sleep Apnea Tied to Complications After Angioplasty
    (15-Jun-2016)
    Nightly breathing troubles may increase risk of heart attack, stroke following the coronary procedure

  • Just 6 Percent of Chest Pain Cases in ER Are Life-Threatening: Study
    (15-Jun-2016)
    Muscle strains, anxiety, gastrointestinal issues often to blame, doctor says

  • Mixed News on Drinking and Heart Health
    (15-Jun-2016)
    Booze may reduce heart attack odds, but up likelihood of another condition, study says

  • Heart Disease Down Among Over-40 Americans
    (15-Jun-2016)
    Better control of risk factors such as smoking, high blood pressure likely behind the change

  • Heart Disease Down Among Over-40 Americans
    (15-Jun-2016)
    Better control of risk factors such as smoking, high blood pressure likely behind the change

  • Heart Disease Down Among Over-40 Americans
    (15-Jun-2016)
    Better control of risk factors such as smoking, high blood pressure likely behind the change

  • Heart Disease Down Among Over-40 Americans
    (15-Jun-2016)
    Better control of risk factors such as smoking, high blood pressure likely behind the change

  • Indoor Pollution From Fuels May Threaten Heart
    (15-Jun-2016)
    Regularly burning kerosene, diesel was associated with serious risks in study

  • Sleep Apnea Tied to Complications After Angioplasty
    (15-Jun-2016)
    Nightly breathing troubles may increase risk of heart attack, stroke following the coronary procedure

  • Just 6 Percent of Chest Pain Cases in ER Are Life-Threatening: Study
    (15-Jun-2016)
    Muscle strains, anxiety, gastrointestinal issues often to blame, doctor says

  • Mixed News on Drinking and Heart Health
    (15-Jun-2016)
    Booze may reduce heart attack odds, but up likelihood of another condition, study says

  • Heart Disease Down Among Over-40 Americans
    (15-Jun-2016)
    Better control of risk factors such as smoking, high blood pressure likely behind the change

  • Sleep Apnea Tied to Complications After Angioplasty
    (15-Jun-2016)
    Nightly breathing troubles may increase risk of heart attack, stroke following the coronary procedure

  • Shouting? The 'Silent Treatment'? How Spouses Argue Linked to Physical Ills
    (14-Jun-2016)
    Study suggests couples' disagreements may spur problems like back pain, heart trouble

  • Diabetes Drug Victoza May Help the Heart: Study
    (14-Jun-2016)
    Daily, injected medication shows 'encouraging' results in international trial

  • Opioid Painkillers Raise Deadly Heart Risks for Some: Study
    (14-Jun-2016)
    Much of the risk for early death was related to cardiovascular complications, not overdoses

  • Shouting? The 'Silent Treatment'? How Spouses Argue Linked to Physical Ills
    (14-Jun-2016)
    Study suggests couples' disagreements may spur problems like back pain, heart trouble

  • Opioid Painkillers Raise Deadly Heart Risks for Some: Study
    (14-Jun-2016)
    Much of the risk for early death was related to cardiovascular complications, not overdoses

  • Diabetes Drug Victoza May Help the Heart: Study
    (14-Jun-2016)
    Daily, injected medication shows 'encouraging' results in international trial

  • Breast-Feeding a Boon to Preemies' Hearts: Study
    (14-Jun-2016)
    Improvements seen in function and size 20 years later

  • Diabetes Drug Victoza May Help the Heart: Study
    (14-Jun-2016)
    Daily, injected medication shows 'encouraging' results in international trial

  • Spikes in Blood Pressure Don't Always Need ER Care
    (13-Jun-2016)
    Most cases of 'hypertensive urgency' can be treated safely in doctor's office, large study finds

  • Spikes in Blood Pressure Don't Always Need ER Care
    (13-Jun-2016)
    Most cases of 'hypertensive urgency' can be treated safely in doctor's office, large study finds

  • Type 2 Diabetes, Heart Disease a Dangerous Combo
    (13-Jun-2016)
    Prognosis may be worse than previously believed, study suggests

  • Spikes in Blood Pressure Don't Always Need ER Care
    (13-Jun-2016)
    Most cases of 'hypertensive urgency' can be treated safely in doctor's office, large study finds

  • Irregular Heartbeat May Be Deadly in Car Crash
    (10-Jun-2016)
    Study found having atrial fibrillation was associated with higher death risk among accident victims

  • 6 Ways Women Can Take Care of Their Tickers
    (09-Jun-2016)
    Currently, 1 in 4 American women dies from heart disease, CDC says

  • 6 Ways Women Can Take Care of Their Tickers
    (09-Jun-2016)
    Currently, 1 in 4 American women dies from heart disease, CDC says

  • 6 Ways Women Can Take Care of Their Tickers
    (09-Jun-2016)
    Currently, 1 in 4 American women dies from heart disease, CDC says

  • Middle-Age Fitness Helps Ward Off Stroke Later
    (09-Jun-2016)
    Study finds this one thing reduces risk by 37 percent

  • Less Heart Care, More Strokes for Women?
    (09-Jun-2016)
    Study reflects gender differences in treatment of atrial fibrillation

  • Middle-Age Fitness Helps Ward Off Stroke Later
    (09-Jun-2016)
    Study finds this one thing reduces risk by 37 percent

  • Marriage a Boost for Heart Attack Survivors
    (08-Jun-2016)
    Post-discharge support is critical, study says

  • Women Less Likely to Get Blood Thinner for Irregular Heartbeat
    (08-Jun-2016)
    They have a higher stroke risk from the condition than men, doctor notes

  • Women Less Likely to Get Blood Thinner for Irregular Heartbeat
    (08-Jun-2016)
    They have a higher stroke risk from the condition than men, doctor notes

  • Shift Workers at Greater Risk of Heart Ills, Study Says
    (06-Jun-2016)
    Abnormal sleep patterns may disrupt body's natural rhythm

  • Shift Workers at Greater Risk of Heart Ills, Study Says
    (06-Jun-2016)
    Abnormal sleep patterns may disrupt body's natural rhythm

  • Health Tip: Get a Stress Test
    (02-Jun-2016)
    It can help your doctor identify heart problems

  • Why Stroke in Middle Age Is More Deadly for Blacks Than Whites
    (02-Jun-2016)
    Attacks come more frequently for blacks at this early age, research shows

  • Stem Cells May Offer New Hope to Stroke Survivors
    (02-Jun-2016)
    Experimental procedure helped restore movement even a year post-stroke, small study finds

  • Why Stroke in Middle Age Is More Deadly for Blacks Than Whites
    (02-Jun-2016)
    Attacks come more frequently for blacks at this early age, research shows

  • Stem Cells May Offer New Hope to Stroke Survivors
    (02-Jun-2016)
    Experimental procedure helped restore movement even a year post-stroke, small study finds

  • Women With Migraine May Face Higher Threat of Heart Disease, Stroke
    (01-Jun-2016)
    Researchers say it should be considered an independent risk factor for future heart trouble

  • Severe Obesity May Boost Infection Risk After Heart Surgery
    (01-Jun-2016)
    Excess weight also linked to extended hospital stays, study finds

  • Women With Migraine May Face Higher Threat of Heart Disease, Stroke
    (01-Jun-2016)
    Researchers say it should be considered an independent risk factor for future heart trouble

  • Severe Obesity May Boost Infection Risk After Heart Surgery
    (01-Jun-2016)
    Excess weight also linked to extended hospital stays, study finds

  • Women With Migraine May Face Higher Threat of Heart Disease, Stroke
    (01-Jun-2016)
    Researchers say it should be considered an independent risk factor for future heart trouble

  • ADHD Meds May Pose Heart Risks for Some Kids
    (01-Jun-2016)
    Study found slightly higher chance of irregular heartbeat shortly after starting methylphenidate

  • ADHD Meds May Pose Heart Risks for Some Kids
    (01-Jun-2016)
    Study found slightly higher chance of irregular heartbeat shortly after starting methylphenidate

  • Severe Obesity May Boost Infection Risk After Heart Surgery
    (01-Jun-2016)
    Excess weight also linked to extended hospital stays, study finds

  • Severe Obesity May Boost Infection Risk After Heart Surgery
    (01-Jun-2016)
    Excess weight also linked to extended hospital stays, study finds

  • Women With Migraine May Face Higher Threat of Heart Disease, Stroke
    (01-Jun-2016)
    Researchers say it should be considered an independent risk factor for future heart trouble

  • Smog Can Make Blood Pressure Soar: Studies
    (31-May-2016)
    Pay attention to air quality, researchers advise

  • Smog Can Make Blood Pressure Soar: Studies
    (31-May-2016)
    Pay attention to air quality, researchers advise

  • Common Abnormal Heart Rhythm Linked to Cancer Risk
    (25-May-2016)
    But study only found an association and doesn't prove that atrial fibrillation causes cancer

  • Common Abnormal Heart Rhythm Linked to Cancer Risk
    (25-May-2016)
    But study only found an association and doesn't prove that atrial fibrillation causes cancer

  • More Evidence That Smog a Heart Threat
    (24-May-2016)
    Study found 3 months of exposure linked to higher cholesterol levels, especially for those with diabetes

  • More Evidence That Smog a Heart Threat
    (24-May-2016)
    Study found 3 months of exposure linked to higher cholesterol levels, especially for those with diabetes

  • High-Salt Diets May Raise Heart Risks for Kidney Patients
    (24-May-2016)
    Study found higher odds for heart attack, stroke in people who consumed more sodium daily

  • After Heart Attack, New Threat: Heart Failure
    (24-May-2016)
    1 in 4 survivors develops this serious condition within 4 years, study finds

  • More Evidence That Smog a Heart Threat
    (24-May-2016)
    Study found 3 months of exposure linked to higher cholesterol levels, especially for those with diabetes

  • More Evidence That Smog a Heart Threat
    (24-May-2016)
    Study found 3 months of exposure linked to higher cholesterol levels, especially for those with diabetes

  • High-Salt Diets May Raise Heart Risks for Kidney Patients
    (24-May-2016)
    Study found higher odds for heart attack, stroke in people who consumed more sodium daily

  • After Heart Attack, New Threat: Heart Failure
    (24-May-2016)
    1 in 4 survivors develops this serious condition within 4 years, study finds

  • High-Salt Diets May Raise Heart Risks for Kidney Patients
    (24-May-2016)
    Study found higher odds for heart attack, stroke in people who consumed more sodium daily

  • Blood Pressure Swings Linked to Faster Decline in Mental Skills
    (23-May-2016)
    Study found older adults with wide variations were more likely to show deterioration in thinking abilities

  • Could a Low-Salt Diet Hurt Your Health?
    (20-May-2016)
    Report suggests restricting sodium might backfire, but heart experts are critical of the finding

  • Elderly Benefit From Intensive Blood Pressure Treatment
    (20-May-2016)
    No greater risk of complications such as falls, fainting, study finds

  • Updated Heart Failure Treatment Guidelines Issued
    (20-May-2016)
    Two new drugs added to list of recommended therapies

  • Aspirin After Mini-Stroke May Help Prevent Full-Blown Stroke
    (19-May-2016)
    Study finds risk is reduced by as much as 80 percent

  • Aspirin After Mini-Stroke May Help Prevent Full-Blown Stroke
    (19-May-2016)
    Study finds risk is reduced by as much as 80 percent

  • Could Spuds Be Bad for Blood Pressure?
    (18-May-2016)
    Eating potatoes 4 or more times a week linked to higher readings in study

  • Could Spuds Be Bad for Blood Pressure?
    (18-May-2016)
    Eating potatoes 4 or more times a week linked to higher readings in study

  • Sleep Apnea May Raise Risks for Angioplasty Patients
    (17-May-2016)
    Research suggests that breathing disorder could exacerbate heart disease

  • Sleep Apnea May Raise Risks for Angioplasty Patients
    (17-May-2016)
    Research suggests that breathing disorder could exacerbate heart disease

  • Sleep Apnea May Raise Risks for Angioplasty Patients
    (17-May-2016)
    Research suggests that breathing disorder could exacerbate heart disease

  • Joe Montana Scoring Points Against Heart Disease
    (17-May-2016)
    Former Super Bowl MVP focuses on daily exercise and limiting red meat, salty foods

  • Joe Montana Scoring Points Against Heart Disease
    (17-May-2016)
    Former Super Bowl MVP focuses on daily exercise and limiting red meat, salty foods

  • Joe Montana Scoring Points Against Heart Disease
    (17-May-2016)
    Former Super Bowl MVP focuses on daily exercise and limiting red meat, salty foods

  • Joe Montana Scoring Points Against Heart Disease
    (17-May-2016)
    Former Super Bowl MVP focuses on daily exercise and limiting red meat, salty foods

  • Joe Montana Scoring Points Against Heart Disease
    (17-May-2016)
    Former Super Bowl MVP focuses on daily exercise and limiting red meat, salty foods

  • Sleep Apnea May Raise Risks for Angioplasty Patients
    (17-May-2016)
    Research suggests that breathing disorder could exacerbate heart disease

  • More Support for Aggressive Blood Pressure Treatment for Elderly
    (16-May-2016)
    Latest findings from national trial show it lowers chances of heart failure, even in older adults

  • Half of Heart Attacks Might Be 'Silent'
    (16-May-2016)
    Without typical symptoms, many miss out on crucial medical care, experts say

  • Wearable Monitor Helps Spot 'Masked' High Blood Pressure
    (16-May-2016)
    Black people with undetected problem twice as likely to eventually have abnormal readings at doctor: study

  • Wearable Monitor Helps Spot 'Masked' High Blood Pressure
    (16-May-2016)
    Black people with undetected problem twice as likely to eventually have abnormal readings at doctor: study

  • Half of Heart Attacks Might Be 'Silent'
    (16-May-2016)
    Without typical symptoms, many miss out on crucial medical care, experts say

  • Booze, High Blood Pressure a Dangerous Mix
    (13-May-2016)
    Study links moderate drinking to heart damage in people with hypertension

  • Booze, High Blood Pressure a Dangerous Mix
    (13-May-2016)
    Study links moderate drinking to heart damage in people with hypertension

  • Booze, High Blood Pressure a Dangerous Mix
    (13-May-2016)
    Study links moderate drinking to heart damage in people with hypertension

  • 5 Warning Signs of Stroke
    (13-May-2016)
    More younger people at risk; treatment must be administered quickly, neurologist says

  • Stroke Hospitalization Down for Many in U.S.
    (12-May-2016)
    But higher rates reported for younger adults, blacks

  • Watch Walking to Gauge Health After Heart Surgery
    (11-May-2016)
    Patients' pre-op gait is big clue to longer-term survival, study finds

  • Watch Walking to Gauge Health After Heart Surgery
    (11-May-2016)
    Patients' pre-op gait is big clue to longer-term survival, study finds

  • Targeted Drug-Delivery System May Treat Pregnancy Complications
    (09-May-2016)
    Approach used for fighting tumors could also safely get medicines to placenta, mouse study suggests

  • Blood Pressure Patterns May Predict Stroke Risk
    (09-May-2016)
    Odds increase with rapid rise in middle age, study finds

  • Blood Pressure Patterns May Predict Stroke Risk
    (09-May-2016)
    Odds increase with rapid rise in middle age, study finds

  • Heart Failure Risk Seems to Rise in Winter
    (06-May-2016)
    Threat falls when weather warms, but reason for seasonal differences is unclear, study finds

  • Is Daily Blood Thinner Needed for Irregular Heartbeat?
    (06-May-2016)
    Smartphone app may help some people with atrial fibrillation take drugs 'as needed,' study suggests

  • Restoring Blood Flow Beats Exercise for Poor Leg Circulation
    (05-May-2016)
    Opening vessels could prevent new scarring in muscles, researchers say

  • Race May Influence Risk for Irregular Heart Beat
    (05-May-2016)
    Whites with heart failure more likely to develop atrial fibrillation, research finds

  • Sleep Apnea May Raise Heart Risks in People With Pacemakers
    (05-May-2016)
    Study found the combo was linked to raised odds of irregular heartbeat

  • Widely Used Heart Drug Tied to Dementia Risk
    (05-May-2016)
    Both warfarin and the atrial fibrillation it's often used to treat may raise risk, study suggests

  • Sleep Apnea May Raise Heart Risks in People With Pacemakers
    (05-May-2016)
    Study found the combo was linked to raised odds of irregular heartbeat

  • Sleep Apnea May Raise Heart Risks in People With Pacemakers
    (05-May-2016)
    Study found the combo was linked to raised odds of irregular heartbeat

  • Many Heart Bypass Patients Don't Take Needed Meds
    (04-May-2016)
    Cardiologist says they need to understand surgery not a 'cure' for their disease

  • No Statins Before Heart Surgery, Study Suggests
    (04-May-2016)
    They don't prevent complications and may cause kidney damage, researchers report

  • CPR Help as Near as Your Phone
    (04-May-2016)
    When cardiac arrest occurs, bystanders can dial for instruction and save lives, study finds

  • Seniors: Pump Iron, Live Longer
    (04-May-2016)
    Twice-weekly strength training cut risk of dying during 15-year study

  • New Guidelines Recommend Inpatient Rehab After Stroke
    (04-May-2016)
    American Heart Association and American Stroke Association say this helps patients more than a nursing home

  • CPR Help as Near as Your Phone
    (04-May-2016)
    When cardiac arrest occurs, bystanders can dial for instruction and save lives, study finds

  • New Guidelines Recommend Inpatient Rehab After Stroke
    (04-May-2016)
    American Heart Association and American Stroke Association say this helps patients more than a nursing home

  • Study Ties Implanted Defibrillators to Long-Term Complications
    (02-May-2016)
    But benefits of these lifesaving devices outweigh risks, expert says

  • Building Muscle Could Boost the Body's Most Important Muscle
    (28-Apr-2016)
    People with heart disease should prioritize weight training over weight loss, study says

  • Night Shift Work May Be Tough on a Woman's Heart
    (26-Apr-2016)
    But study found the effect waned after nurses stopped working odd hours

  • Health Tip: Help Prevent High Blood Pressure
    (26-Apr-2016)
    Check your readings often

  • Night Shift Work May Be Tough on a Woman's Heart
    (26-Apr-2016)
    But study found the effect waned after nurses stopped working odd hours

  • Night Shift Work May Be Tough on a Woman's Heart
    (26-Apr-2016)
    But study found the effect waned after nurses stopped working odd hours

  • Focus on Healthy Foods, Not Avoiding 'Bad' Ones, for Heart Health: Study
    (25-Apr-2016)
    Fewer heart attacks, strokes and deaths seen among those who follow Mediterranean-style eating plan

  • Pharmacists Can Manage Some Chronic Conditions Effectively, Study Suggests
    (25-Apr-2016)
    But it's not clear if they could reduce symptoms more or help you live longer than your doctor can

  • Pharmacists Can Manage Some Chronic Conditions Effectively, Study Suggests
    (25-Apr-2016)
    But it's not clear if they could reduce symptoms more or help you live longer than your doctor can

  • Focus on Healthy Foods, Not Avoiding 'Bad' Ones, for Heart Health: Study
    (25-Apr-2016)
    Fewer heart attacks, strokes and deaths seen among those who follow Mediterranean-style eating plan

  • Lonely, Isolated People May Be Prone to Heart Disease, Stroke
    (20-Apr-2016)
    Study found social isolation raised the risk by 30 percent

  • Lonely, Isolated People May Be Prone to Heart Disease, Stroke
    (20-Apr-2016)
    Study found social isolation raised the risk by 30 percent

  • Warfarin Can Be Safe, Effective for People With Irregular Heartbeat
    (20-Apr-2016)
    Study supports well-managed use of the cheap, standby drug, but one expert prefers newer blood thinners

  • Warfarin Can Be Safe, Effective for People With Irregular Heartbeat
    (20-Apr-2016)
    Study supports well-managed use of the cheap, standby drug, but one expert prefers newer blood thinners

  • Warfarin Can Be Safe, Effective for People With Irregular Heartbeat
    (20-Apr-2016)
    Study supports well-managed use of the cheap, standby drug, but one expert prefers newer blood thinners

  • Lonely, Isolated People May Be Prone to Heart Disease, Stroke
    (20-Apr-2016)
    Study found social isolation raised the risk by 30 percent

  • After Pregnancy-Linked Diabetes, Healthy Diet May Ease Blood Pressure
    (19-Apr-2016)
    Eating nutritious foods seems to counter higher risk, researchers find

  • After Pregnancy-Linked Diabetes, Healthy Diet May Ease Blood Pressure
    (19-Apr-2016)
    Eating nutritious foods seems to counter higher risk, researchers find

  • Metformin Safer for Heart Than Other Common Type 2 Diabetes Drugs: Study
    (18-Apr-2016)
    Large analysis found up to 40 percent lower risk of heart disease death versus sulfonylureas

  • Depression Common for Heart Attack Survivors, And More May Need Help
    (18-Apr-2016)
    Swedish study found patients were often depressed, but fewer than half got treatment

  • Metformin Safer for Heart Than Other Common Type 2 Diabetes Drugs: Study
    (18-Apr-2016)
    Large analysis found up to 40 percent lower risk of heart disease death versus sulfonylureas

  • Depression Common for Heart Attack Survivors, And More May Need Help
    (18-Apr-2016)
    Swedish study found patients were often depressed, but fewer than half got treatment

  • Doctors May Be Ordering Too Many Neck Artery Scans: Study
    (18-Apr-2016)
    Uncertain results can prompt surgery that some experts feel is unnecessary and risky

  • Metformin Safer for Heart Than Other Common Type 2 Diabetes Drugs: Study
    (18-Apr-2016)
    Large analysis found up to 40 percent lower risk of heart disease death versus sulfonylureas

  • Doctors May Be Ordering Too Many Neck Artery Scans: Study
    (18-Apr-2016)
    Uncertain results can prompt surgery that some experts feel is unnecessary and risky

  • Metformin Safer for Heart Than Other Common Type 2 Diabetes Drugs: Study
    (18-Apr-2016)
    Large analysis found up to 40 percent lower risk of heart disease death versus sulfonylureas

  • Psoriasis May Raise Risk for Aneurysms in Abdomen: Study
    (14-Apr-2016)
    But overall chances of experiencing often fatal ruptures remain small, doctors say

  • Obesity in Teens Seems to Raise Risk for Illness, Death in Middle Age
    (13-Apr-2016)
    Health experts worry trend will only get worse, since teens followed in long-term study were thinner than kids today

  • Obesity in Teens Seems to Raise Risk for Illness, Death in Middle Age
    (13-Apr-2016)
    Health experts worry trend will only get worse, since teens followed in long-term study were thinner than kids today

  • Study Questions Health Value of Switching From Butter to Vegetable Oils
    (13-Apr-2016)
    But nutritionists stick by advice to lower saturated fat intake from meat, dairy products

  • Obesity in Teens Seems to Raise Risk for Illness, Death in Middle Age
    (13-Apr-2016)
    Health experts worry trend will only get worse, since teens followed in long-term study were thinner than kids today

  • Expert Panel Reaffirms Daily Aspirin's Use Against Heart Disease, Colon Cancer
    (11-Apr-2016)
    Guideline applies to people in their 50s, many in their 60s, who are already at higher risk for heart disease

  • Your Income, Hometown May Be Key to Your Lifespan
    (11-Apr-2016)
    Certain areas in U.S. trend toward shorter lives, and poverty lowers life expectancy across the board, study finds

  • Health Tip: Exercise for a Healthier Heart
    (11-Apr-2016)
    Activity helps protect against heart disease

  • Expert Panel Reaffirms Daily Aspirin's Use Against Heart Disease, Colon Cancer
    (11-Apr-2016)
    Guideline applies to people in their 50s, many in their 60s, who are already at higher risk for heart disease

  • Exercise May Counter Harms From Too Much Sitting, Study Says
    (08-Apr-2016)
    Fewer risks for heart disease, diabetes seen among physically active adults

  • First Wire-Free Pacemaker Approved
    (08-Apr-2016)
    Treats irregular heartbeat without wired leads

  • Delaying 2nd Shock After Cardiac Arrest Won't Boost Survival: Study
    (07-Apr-2016)
    New findings challenge current guidelines

  • FDA Approves First Wire-Free Pacemaker
    (07-Apr-2016)
    Heart experts explain that wire lead in typical pacemakers can malfunction and need repair

  • A Few Key Steps Can Protect Your Heart and Kidneys
    (07-Apr-2016)
    Study cites smoking, body fat, exercise, blood pressure among factors to pay attention to

  • A Few Key Steps Can Protect Your Heart and Kidneys
    (07-Apr-2016)
    Study cites smoking, body fat, exercise, blood pressure among factors to pay attention to

  • Delaying 2nd Shock After Cardiac Arrest Won't Boost Survival: Study
    (07-Apr-2016)
    New findings challenge current guidelines

  • Delaying 2nd Shock After Cardiac Arrest Won't Boost Survival: Study
    (07-Apr-2016)
    New findings challenge current guidelines

  • A Few Key Steps Can Protect Your Heart and Kidneys
    (07-Apr-2016)
    Study cites smoking, body fat, exercise, blood pressure among factors to pay attention to

  • FDA Approves First Wire-Free Pacemaker
    (07-Apr-2016)
    Heart experts explain that wire lead in typical pacemakers can malfunction and need repair

  • FDA Approves First Wire-Free Pacemaker
    (07-Apr-2016)
    Heart experts explain that wire lead in typical pacemakers can malfunction and need repair

  • Women Twice as Likely to Die From Severe Heart Attack, Study Finds
    (06-Apr-2016)
    Gender gap persists worldwide in emergency cardiac care

  • Death of Loved One May Trigger Heart Rhythm Trouble
    (06-Apr-2016)
    When partner passes, odds for atrial fibrillation appear to rise, study suggests

  • Death of Loved One May Trigger Heart Rhythm Trouble
    (06-Apr-2016)
    When partner passes, odds for atrial fibrillation appear to rise, study suggests

  • Fruit Every Day Might Help Your Heart, Researchers Say
    (06-Apr-2016)
    Lower risk of heart attack, stroke seen in Chinese study

  • Fruit Every Day Might Help Your Heart, Researchers Say
    (06-Apr-2016)
    Lower risk of heart attack, stroke seen in Chinese study

  • Harmful Artery-Stiffening Seen in Healthy 40-Year-Olds
    (05-Apr-2016)
    Evidence of brain changes at such an early age surprises researchers

  • Hispanics More Likely to Have Heart Pumping Problems, Study Says
    (05-Apr-2016)
    Condition may lead to heart failure, researchers note

  • Vitamin D Boosts Heart Function in Study
    (05-Apr-2016)
    When given to heart failure patients, it improved organ's pumping ability, researchers say

  • Common Irregular Heartbeat May Hamper Seniors' Walking Ability
    (05-Apr-2016)
    Atrial fibrillation tied to faster physical decline, study finds

  • Common Irregular Heartbeat May Hamper Seniors' Walking Ability
    (05-Apr-2016)
    Atrial fibrillation tied to faster physical decline, study finds

  • Harmful Artery-Stiffening Seen in Healthy 40-Year-Olds
    (05-Apr-2016)
    Evidence of brain changes at such an early age surprises researchers

  • Stem Cell Therapy Shows Promise Against Heart Failure
    (04-Apr-2016)
    A second study found bypass surgery might also extend the lives of people with the disease

  • Treating Depression Might Help Stem Heart Woes: Study
    (04-Apr-2016)
    Effective treatment shown to lower risk of major cardiovascular complications, researchers report

  • Treating Depression Might Help Stem Heart Woes: Study
    (04-Apr-2016)
    Effective treatment shown to lower risk of major cardiovascular complications, researchers report

  • Waistline May Predict Heart Disease Better Than Weight
    (04-Apr-2016)
    Study finds 'apple-shaped' diabetes patients had higher odds for cardiac decline

  • 'Paleo' Diet May Help Older Women's Hearts, Waistlines
    (04-Apr-2016)
    Trendy eating plan may cut cholesterol, disease risks in postmenopausal women, Swedish research suggests

  • Stem Cell Therapy Shows Promise Against Heart Failure
    (04-Apr-2016)
    A second study found bypass surgery might also extend the lives of people with the disease

  • Right Brain Scan Could Aid in Stroke Recovery: Study
    (31-Mar-2016)
    It might help predict speech and language recovery in those who suffer stroke in brain's left side, researchers find

  • Gene Therapy Shows Early Promise Against Heart Failure
    (30-Mar-2016)
    Inserting new DNA into cardiac cells may help strengthen the heart, study finds

  • Endometriosis Linked to Heart Disease in Study
    (29-Mar-2016)
    Gynecological condition may boost heart risk 60 percent; even more in young women, research suggests

  • Skipping Meds Greatly Ups Heart Patients' Risk of Stroke: Study
    (28-Mar-2016)
    Fatal strokes seven times more likely if drugs to control blood pressure, cholesterol aren't taken as prescribed

  • Do-It-Yourself Blood Pressure Checks May Help Spot Heart, Stroke Risk
    (28-Mar-2016)
    Compared to doctor's office, morning readings at home better assessed odds of trouble, study finds

  • Wearable 'Defibrillator-in-a-Vest' May Help Some Heart Patients
    (28-Mar-2016)
    But more research is needed, American Heart Association says

  • Skipping Meds Greatly Ups Heart Patients' Risk of Stroke: Study
    (28-Mar-2016)
    Fatal strokes seven times more likely if drugs to control blood pressure, cholesterol aren't taken as prescribed

  • Do-It-Yourself Blood Pressure Checks May Help Spot Heart, Stroke Risk
    (28-Mar-2016)
    Compared to doctor's office, morning readings at home better assessed odds of trouble, study finds

  • Skipping Meds Greatly Ups Heart Patients' Risk of Stroke: Study
    (28-Mar-2016)
    Fatal strokes seven times more likely if drugs to control blood pressure, cholesterol aren't taken as prescribed

  • Wearable 'Defibrillator-in-a-Vest' May Help Some Heart Patients
    (28-Mar-2016)
    But more research is needed, American Heart Association says

  • Wearable 'Defibrillator-in-a-Vest' May Help Some Heart Patients
    (28-Mar-2016)
    But more research is needed, American Heart Association says

  • Skipping Meds Greatly Ups Heart Patients' Risk of Stroke: Study
    (28-Mar-2016)
    Fatal strokes seven times more likely if drugs to control blood pressure, cholesterol aren't taken as prescribed

  • Do-It-Yourself Blood Pressure Checks May Help Spot Heart, Stroke Risk
    (28-Mar-2016)
    Compared to doctor's office, morning readings at home better assessed odds of trouble, study finds

  • Skipping Meds Greatly Ups Heart Patients' Risk of Stroke: Study
    (28-Mar-2016)
    Fatal strokes seven times more likely if drugs to control blood pressure, cholesterol aren't taken as prescribed

  • Do-It-Yourself Blood Pressure Checks May Help Spot Heart, Stroke Risk
    (28-Mar-2016)
    Compared to doctor's office, morning readings at home better assessed odds of trouble, study finds

  • Daytime Sleepiness, Long Naps Linked to Heart Risks: Study
    (24-Mar-2016)
    People who nap more than 1 hour a day also more likely to develop type 2 diabetes, researchers say

  • Mammograms May Also Help Spot Heart Disease, Study Suggests
    (24-Mar-2016)
    The breast screening test compared well to heart CT scans, researchers say

  • Daytime Sleepiness, Long Naps Linked to Heart Risks: Study
    (24-Mar-2016)
    People who nap more than 1 hour a day also more likely to develop type 2 diabetes, researchers say

  • Heart Attacks Striking Younger, Fatter Americans: Study
    (24-Mar-2016)
    Doctors, patients need to work together to prevent cardiac disease, experts say

  • Brain Scans Give Clues to Stress-Heart Attack Link
    (24-Mar-2016)
    Fear appears to increase inflammation in the arteries, researchers say

  • Heart Attacks Striking Younger, Fatter Americans: Study
    (24-Mar-2016)
    Doctors, patients need to work together to prevent cardiac disease, experts say

  • Spare Dying Patients Electric Shocks From Heart Device, Docs Say
    (24-Mar-2016)
    Many unaware that implantable defibrillator can be turned off in final days

  • Mammograms May Also Help Spot Heart Disease, Study Suggests
    (24-Mar-2016)
    The breast screening test compared well to heart CT scans, researchers say

  • Brain Scans Give Clues to Stress-Heart Attack Link
    (24-Mar-2016)
    Fear appears to increase inflammation in the arteries, researchers say

  • Brain Scans Give Clues to Stress-Heart Attack Link
    (24-Mar-2016)
    Fear appears to increase inflammation in the arteries, researchers say

  • Depression Tied to Worse Outcomes for Heart Patients
    (23-Mar-2016)
    Heart attack, early death more common in depressed patients, study suggests

  • Depression Tied to Worse Outcomes for Heart Patients
    (23-Mar-2016)
    Heart attack, early death more common in depressed patients, study suggests

  • Women, Men Share Similar Symptoms of Heart Disease
    (23-Mar-2016)
    But study also found that risk factors more common to women may be missed in standard assessments

  • Study Finds No Heart Risk From SSRI Antidepressants
    (23-Mar-2016)
    Prozac actually appeared to protect against heart attack, researchers say

  • Depression Tied to Worse Outcomes for Heart Patients
    (23-Mar-2016)
    Heart attack, early death more common in depressed patients, study suggests

  • Gaps in Care Can Harm Patients After Heart Attack
    (23-Mar-2016)
    Waiting too long for first medical apppointment after hospital discharge can have consequences, study finds

  • Women May Not Be Aware of Heart Disease Risks
    (23-Mar-2016)
    Only 16 percent have been told by their doctor they have at least one sign of trouble

  • Statewide Training on Cardiac Arrest Saves Lives in N. Carolina
    (23-Mar-2016)
    Quick action by family members, general public improved survival and recovery, study says

  • Women, Men Share Similar Symptoms of Heart Disease
    (23-Mar-2016)
    But study also found that risk factors more common to women may be missed in standard assessments

  • Statewide Training on Cardiac Arrest Saves Lives in N. Carolina
    (23-Mar-2016)
    Quick action by family members, general public improved survival and recovery, study says

  • Women May Not Be Aware of Heart Disease Risks
    (23-Mar-2016)
    Only 16 percent have been told by their doctor they have at least one sign of trouble

  • Study Finds No Heart Risk From SSRI Antidepressants
    (23-Mar-2016)
    Prozac actually appeared to protect against heart attack, researchers say

  • PTSD May Stiffen Veterans' Arteries, Boosting Heart Risks
    (23-Mar-2016)
    Reducing stress may help blood vessels function normally, expert says

  • Women, Men Share Similar Symptoms of Heart Disease
    (23-Mar-2016)
    But study also found that risk factors more common to women may be missed in standard assessments

  • Statewide Training on Cardiac Arrest Saves Lives in N. Carolina
    (23-Mar-2016)
    Quick action by family members, general public improved survival and recovery, study says

  • Women May Not Be Aware of Heart Disease Risks
    (23-Mar-2016)
    Only 16 percent have been told by their doctor they have at least one sign of trouble

  • Study Finds No Heart Risk From SSRI Antidepressants
    (23-Mar-2016)
    Prozac actually appeared to protect against heart attack, researchers say

  • Stress Management Training May Help Cardiac Rehab Patients
    (21-Mar-2016)
    When added to recovery regimen, fewer patients had heart attacks, strokes or died, study finds

  • Black Heart Attack Victims More Likely to Have Ambulance Diverted
    (21-Mar-2016)
    Study finds nearly half were sent to another hospital because of overcrowding in nearest ER

  • U.S. Heart Disease Deaths Shifting South
    (21-Mar-2016)
    Cardiac health has improved in North and West, but declined in Southern states, CDC study finds

  • Black Heart Attack Victims More Likely to Have Ambulance Diverted
    (21-Mar-2016)
    Study finds nearly half were sent to another hospital because of overcrowding in nearest ER

  • Black Heart Attack Victims More Likely to Have Ambulance Diverted
    (21-Mar-2016)
    Study finds nearly half were sent to another hospital because of overcrowding in nearest ER

  • Black Heart Attack Victims More Likely to Have Ambulance Diverted
    (21-Mar-2016)
    Study finds nearly half were sent to another hospital because of overcrowding in nearest ER

  • U.S. Heart Disease Deaths Shifting South
    (21-Mar-2016)
    Cardiac health has improved in North and West, but declined in Southern states, CDC study finds

  • Stress Management Training May Help Cardiac Rehab Patients
    (21-Mar-2016)
    When added to recovery regimen, fewer patients had heart attacks, strokes or died, study finds

  • Heart Defects at Birth May Raise Risk for PTSD Later in Life
    (18-Mar-2016)
    Rate is three times higher than in the general population, study finds

  • Will a Sit-Stand Desk Make You Healthier?
    (17-Mar-2016)
    Study finds no evidence of that so far

  • A Healthy Heart May Protect an Aging Brain
    (16-Mar-2016)
    Study found seniors who met more heart-healthy goals showed less decline in thinking skills

  • A Healthy Heart May Protect an Aging Brain
    (16-Mar-2016)
    Study found seniors who met more heart-healthy goals showed less decline in thinking skills

  • A Healthy Heart May Protect an Aging Brain
    (16-Mar-2016)
    Study found seniors who met more heart-healthy goals showed less decline in thinking skills

  • A Healthy Heart May Protect an Aging Brain
    (16-Mar-2016)
    Study found seniors who met more heart-healthy goals showed less decline in thinking skills

  • A Healthy Heart May Protect an Aging Brain
    (16-Mar-2016)
    Study found seniors who met more heart-healthy goals showed less decline in thinking skills

  • Many With Irregular Heartbeat Missing Out on Stroke-Preventing Treatments
    (16-Mar-2016)
    Less than half at highest risk take recommended blood-thinning medication, study finds

  • Many With Irregular Heartbeat Missing Out on Stroke-Preventing Treatments
    (16-Mar-2016)
    Less than half at highest risk take recommended blood-thinning medication, study finds

  • Mom's Weight, Blood Sugar Levels May Affect Newborn's Size
    (15-Mar-2016)
    Study found women who had more genes for obesity, high blood sugar levels tended to have heavier babies

  • Still Tired After Getting Your Zzz's? You Might Have Sleep Apnea
    (14-Mar-2016)
    What you need to know about a breathing problem that can disrupt your sleep

  • Genetic High-Cholesterol Condition More Common Than Thought
    (14-Mar-2016)
    Researchers say finding shows early treatment is important to avert heart attack

  • Still Tired After Getting Your Zzz's? You Might Have Sleep Apnea
    (14-Mar-2016)
    What you need to know about a breathing problem that can disrupt your sleep

  • Genetic High-Cholesterol Condition More Common Than Thought
    (14-Mar-2016)
    Researchers say finding shows early treatment is important to avert heart attack

  • Long Hours at the Office May Raise Your Heart Disease Risk: Study
    (14-Mar-2016)
    The danger was sharply higher for those who work 46 hours a week or more

  • Still Tired After Getting Your Zzz's? You Might Have Sleep Apnea
    (14-Mar-2016)
    What you need to know about a breathing problem that can disrupt your sleep

  • Genetic High-Cholesterol Condition More Common Than Thought
    (14-Mar-2016)
    Researchers say finding shows early treatment is important to avert heart attack

  • Obese Women on Birth Control Pills May Face Higher Risk of Rare Stroke
    (14-Mar-2016)
    But, overall risk is still low, experts say

  • Still Tired After Getting Your Zzz's? You Might Have Sleep Apnea
    (14-Mar-2016)
    What you need to know about a breathing problem that can disrupt your sleep

  • Obese Women on Birth Control Pills May Face Higher Risk of Rare Stroke
    (14-Mar-2016)
    But, overall risk is still low, experts say

  • Health Tip: Coping With Low Blood Pressure
    (11-Mar-2016)
    What to do if you have symptoms

  • Brain Bleed Risk From Warfarin May Be Higher Than Thought
    (09-Mar-2016)
    Study of veterans with irregular heartbeat found one-third suffered such incidents while on the drug

  • Tai Chi Could Be a Healthy Move for Your Heart
    (09-Mar-2016)
    Traditional Chinese exercises might reduce depression, improve quality of life for heart patients

  • MS Patients May Be Prone to Other Chronic Illnesses, Study Finds
    (09-Mar-2016)
    High blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease and depression among common co-existing conditions

  • Tai Chi Could Be a Healthy Move for Your Heart
    (09-Mar-2016)
    Traditional Chinese exercises might reduce depression, improve quality of life for heart patients

  • MS Patients May Be Prone to Other Chronic Illnesses, Study Finds
    (09-Mar-2016)
    High blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease and depression among common co-existing conditions

  • Tai Chi Could Be a Healthy Move for Your Heart
    (09-Mar-2016)
    Traditional Chinese exercises might reduce depression, improve quality of life for heart patients

  • MS Patients May Be Prone to Other Chronic Illnesses, Study Finds
    (09-Mar-2016)
    High blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease and depression among common co-existing conditions

  • Sharapova Not the First to Use Performance-Enhancing Drug
    (09-Mar-2016)
    Study shows many elite athletes took meldonium before January ban

  • Brain Bleed Risk From Warfarin May Be Higher Than Thought
    (09-Mar-2016)
    Study of veterans with irregular heartbeat found one-third suffered such incidents while on the drug

  • Women in Cardiac Arrest May Be Less Likely to Receive Help
    (08-Mar-2016)
    Doctors and the public still think of heart problems as a man's disease, researcher says

  • Optimistic Outlook May Boost Hispanics' Heart Health
    (04-Mar-2016)
    A 'can-do' point of view might help people stick to plans for healthy living, researchers say

  • Optimistic Outlook May Boost Hispanics' Heart Health
    (04-Mar-2016)
    A 'can-do' point of view might help people stick to plans for healthy living, researchers say

  • Stress of Caring for Sick Spouse May Raise Stroke Risk
    (04-Mar-2016)
    Husbands, wives need support to reduce strain, researchers say

  • Happiness Might Sometimes Harm Your Heart, Study Finds
    (03-Mar-2016)
    Any extreme emotion can trigger syndrome that weakens muscles, causes left pumping chamber to balloon, researchers say

  • Poor Sleep May Not Add to Cholesterol Problems, Study Finds
    (03-Mar-2016)
    The one possible exception: people who take sleeping pills for insomnia, researchers say

  • Poor Sleep May Not Add to Cholesterol Problems, Study Finds
    (03-Mar-2016)
    The one possible exception: people who take sleeping pills for insomnia, researchers say

  • Happiness Might Sometimes Harm Your Heart, Study Finds
    (03-Mar-2016)
    Any extreme emotion can trigger syndrome that weakens muscles, causes left pumping chamber to balloon, researchers say

  • Violence May Raise a Woman's Risk for Stroke
    (03-Mar-2016)
    Victims were more likely to have narrowing of the neck arteries, study finds

  • Smartphone Blood-Pressure App Often Wrong, Study Finds
    (02-Mar-2016)
    Measurements were off 4 out of 5 times when popular mobile application was tested

  • Too Much Sitting Can Harm Older, Female Heart Attack Survivors
    (02-Mar-2016)
    Those who got up off the couch and exercised more lowered their odds for second attack, study found

  • One Alcoholic Drink Might Temporarily Bump Up Heart Risk
    (02-Mar-2016)
    But within 24 hours, that same beverage can be generally protective, study suggests

  • Smartphone Blood-Pressure App Often Wrong, Study Finds
    (02-Mar-2016)
    Measurements were off 4 out of 5 times when popular mobile application was tested

  • One Alcoholic Drink Might Temporarily Bump Up Heart Risk
    (02-Mar-2016)
    But within 24 hours, that same beverage can be generally protective, study suggests

  • Smartphone Blood-Pressure App Often Wrong, Study Finds
    (02-Mar-2016)
    Measurements were off 4 out of 5 times when popular mobile application was tested

  • One Alcoholic Drink Might Temporarily Bump Up Heart Risk
    (02-Mar-2016)
    But within 24 hours, that same beverage can be generally protective, study suggests

  • One Alcoholic Drink Might Temporarily Bump Up Heart Risk
    (02-Mar-2016)
    But within 24 hours, that same beverage can be generally protective, study suggests

  • Abuse, Poverty in Childhood Linked to Adult Health Problems
    (01-Mar-2016)
    Study found cancer, heart disease were more likely to crop up decades later

  • A Daily Cup of Tea May Soothe Your Heart
    (01-Mar-2016)
    Regular drinkers had fewer heart attacks, less calcium buildup in their arteries, study finds

  • Lower Fruit, Vegetable Prices Might Save Lives
    (01-Mar-2016)
    Studies found that also raising taxes on sugary drinks may prevent even more deaths

  • Parents, Take Heed: Your Kids Copy Your Heart Health Habits
    (01-Mar-2016)
    Study found that when a caregiver was obese or had a heart risk factor, children often followed suit

  • A Daily Cup of Tea May Soothe Your Heart
    (01-Mar-2016)
    Regular drinkers had fewer heart attacks, less calcium buildup in their arteries, study finds

  • Lower Fruit, Vegetable Prices Might Save Lives
    (01-Mar-2016)
    Studies found that also raising taxes on sugary drinks may prevent even more deaths

  • A Daily Cup of Tea May Soothe Your Heart
    (01-Mar-2016)
    Regular drinkers had fewer heart attacks, less calcium buildup in their arteries, study finds

  • Healthier Arteries May Lower Dementia Risk in Old Age
    (01-Mar-2016)
    Preventing calcium buildup might thwart mental decline in your 80s and beyond, study finds

  • Certain Jobs Hazardous to Your Heart Health, Study Finds
    (01-Mar-2016)
    Office workers, truckers and police seem to face challenges eating well, staying fit

  • Lower Fruit, Vegetable Prices Might Save Lives
    (01-Mar-2016)
    Studies found that also raising taxes on sugary drinks may prevent even more deaths

  • Certain Jobs Hazardous to Your Heart Health, Study Finds
    (01-Mar-2016)
    Office workers, truckers and police seem to face challenges eating well, staying fit

  • Physically Fit May Bounce Back Better After Heart Attack
    (29-Feb-2016)
    Survivors who had exercised regularly beforehand were less prone to depression afterwards, study finds

  • Physically Fit May Bounce Back Better After Heart Attack
    (29-Feb-2016)
    Survivors who had exercised regularly beforehand were less prone to depression afterwards, study finds

  • Daylight Saving Time Tied to Brief Spike in Stroke Risk
    (29-Feb-2016)
    But overall increase was only 8 percent higher in the first two days after a clock change, researchers said

  • Daylight Saving Time Tied to Brief Spike in Stroke Risk
    (29-Feb-2016)
    But overall increase was only 8 percent higher in the first two days after a clock change, researchers said

  • Health Tip: Women May Have Unique Heart Disease Symptoms
    (24-Feb-2016)
    They're not always the same as in men

  • NBA Players Putting Their Hearts Into Medical Research
    (24-Feb-2016)
    Findings on differences in structure, function may offer clues to high rates of cardiac arrest among these elite athletes

  • Younger Female Heart Patients More Likely to Need Follow-Up Care
    (23-Feb-2016)
    And, that's despite having healthier blood vessels, study says

  • Anxiety in Women May Mask Heart Disease Symptoms, Researchers Say
    (23-Feb-2016)
    Reduced blood flow 75 percent more likely in those who feel anxious, study finds

  • Younger Female Heart Patients More Likely to Need Follow-Up Care
    (23-Feb-2016)
    And, that's despite having healthier blood vessels, study says

  • Poor Leg Circulation Hits Women With Kidney Disease Earlier Than Men
    (23-Feb-2016)
    Researchers suspect their smaller veins might clog faster

  • Younger Female Heart Patients More Likely to Need Follow-Up Care
    (23-Feb-2016)
    And, that's despite having healthier blood vessels, study says

  • Anxiety in Women May Mask Heart Disease Symptoms, Researchers Say
    (23-Feb-2016)
    Reduced blood flow 75 percent more likely in those who feel anxious, study finds

  • Younger Female Heart Patients More Likely to Need Follow-Up Care
    (23-Feb-2016)
    And, that's despite having healthier blood vessels, study says

  • Poor Leg Circulation Hits Women With Kidney Disease Earlier Than Men
    (23-Feb-2016)
    Researchers suspect their smaller veins might clog faster

  • Heart Irregularities May Be Linked to Pregnancy Complication
    (22-Feb-2016)
    Study might help identify which women could develop high blood pressure while expecting

  • Small Weight Loss Yields Large Rewards, Study Finds
    (22-Feb-2016)
    5 percent reduction benefited health of obese adults

  • Heart Irregularities May Be Linked to Pregnancy Complication
    (22-Feb-2016)
    Study might help identify which women could develop high blood pressure while expecting

  • U.S. Action on Climate Change Could Save Nearly 300,000 Lives by 2030: Study
    (22-Feb-2016)
    Using targets from recent Paris Agreement, scientists calculate potential deaths averted from heart, lung disease

  • College-Age Binge Drinkers May Face Higher Blood Pressure
    (19-Feb-2016)
    Study found continued boozing was linked to elevated readings at age 24

  • Seven Steps Toward a Healthier Heart
    (19-Feb-2016)
    Eating better, exercising and managing cholesterol can help reduce your risks

  • Obesity Can Send Kids' Blood Pressure Soaring: Study
    (19-Feb-2016)
    Losing weight can bring it back in line, expert says

  • College-Age Binge Drinkers May Face Higher Blood Pressure
    (19-Feb-2016)
    Study found continued boozing was linked to elevated readings at age 24

  • Seven Steps Toward a Healthier Heart
    (19-Feb-2016)
    Eating better, exercising and managing cholesterol can help reduce your risks

  • Seven Steps Toward a Healthier Heart
    (19-Feb-2016)
    Eating better, exercising and managing cholesterol can help reduce your risks

  • Sufficient Sleep, Exercise May Help Keep Stroke at Bay
    (19-Feb-2016)
    Between 7 and 8 hours of shut-eye each night seems to be best, research suggests

  • Obesity Can Send Kids' Blood Pressure Soaring: Study
    (19-Feb-2016)
    Losing weight can bring it back in line, expert says

  • Sufficient Sleep, Exercise May Help Keep Stroke at Bay
    (19-Feb-2016)
    Between 7 and 8 hours of shut-eye each night seems to be best, research suggests

  • Untreated High Blood Pressure Greatly Raises Risk of 'Bleeding' Stroke
    (18-Feb-2016)
    Threat is even greater for minority patients, study found

  • Surgery, Stents Equally Effective for Opening Neck Arteries: Study
    (18-Feb-2016)
    Both procedures reduce risk of stroke due to narrowed arteries, researchers find

  • Untreated High Blood Pressure Greatly Raises Risk of 'Bleeding' Stroke
    (18-Feb-2016)
    Threat is even greater for minority patients, study found

  • Stroke Patients Often Can't Name Doctor, Grasp Treatment Plan: Study
    (18-Feb-2016)
    Research exposes communication gap that could increase the risk of future strokes

  • Many Stroke Patients Prefer Video Follow-Up Versus Phone Call
    (18-Feb-2016)
    People may benefit from face-to-face virtual visit with their doctor, small study suggests

  • Surgery, Stents Equally Effective for Opening Neck Arteries: Study
    (18-Feb-2016)
    Both procedures reduce risk of stroke due to narrowed arteries, researchers find

  • Untreated High Blood Pressure Greatly Raises Risk of 'Bleeding' Stroke
    (18-Feb-2016)
    Threat is even greater for minority patients, study found

  • Stroke's Aftermath Often Worse for Women, Minorities: Study
    (18-Feb-2016)
    Men, whites tend to make more gains in physical function in months after the attack

  • Study: Getting Patients Out of Bed Soon After Stroke Is Good Medicine
    (18-Feb-2016)
    Early and frequent movement reduces risk of serious complications in seniors, researchers find

  • Stroke Patients Often Can't Name Doctor, Grasp Treatment Plan: Study
    (18-Feb-2016)
    Research exposes communication gap that could increase the risk of future strokes

  • Many Stroke Patients Prefer Video Follow-Up Versus Phone Call
    (18-Feb-2016)
    People may benefit from face-to-face virtual visit with their doctor, small study suggests

  • Post-Stroke Caregiving at Home Tops $11,000 a Year: Study
    (18-Feb-2016)
    Helping older survivors with daily activities costs more than previously estimated, researchers say

  • Stroke Survivors Develop Seizures, Study Confirms
    (18-Feb-2016)
    15 percent experience at least one seizure within 3 years, researchers say

  • Surgery, Stents Equally Effective for Opening Neck Arteries: Study
    (18-Feb-2016)
    Both procedures reduce risk of stroke due to narrowed arteries, researchers find

  • Could a Clot-Busting Drug Help Treat a 'Bleeding' Stroke?
    (18-Feb-2016)
    Two studies suggest that tPA infusion to brain improves outcomes

  • Health Tip: Protect Your Heart
    (17-Feb-2016)
    Here's what you can do

  • Health Tip: Protect Your Heart
    (17-Feb-2016)
    Here's what you can do

  • More Evidence Smog May Raise Stroke Risk
    (17-Feb-2016)
    Study conducted in U.S. and China finds risk is highest in extreme temperatures in winter and summer

  • Health Tip: Protect Your Heart
    (17-Feb-2016)
    Here's what you can do

  • For Stroke Patients, Temporary Easing of Symptoms Can Be Deceiving
    (17-Feb-2016)
    Improvements just before ER care don't necessarily mean good long-term outcomes, study finds

  • 'Stroke Camp' Seems to Help Caregivers Cope
    (17-Feb-2016)
    Health care staff gives much needed break, allows caregivers to connect with each other

  • Pregnancy After 40 May Boost Risk of 'Bleeding' Stroke Later: Study
    (17-Feb-2016)
    But researchers aren't sure about reasons for the apparent link

  • More Evidence Smog May Raise Stroke Risk
    (17-Feb-2016)
    Study conducted in U.S. and China finds risk is highest in extreme temperatures in winter and summer

  • Stroke Risk May Be Greater for Certain Migraine Sufferers: Studies
    (17-Feb-2016)
    Patients having visual disturbances or taking estrogen face increased odds, researchers suggest

  • Diabetes Drug May Help Prevent Second Stroke: Study
    (17-Feb-2016)
    Actos reduced risk by 24 percent in people with insulin resistance, research showed

  • Cholesterol in Eggs May Not Hurt Heart Health: Study
    (16-Feb-2016)
    Research also finds other dietary cholesterol doesn't appear to up heart disease risk

  • Cholesterol in Eggs May Not Hurt Heart Health: Study
    (16-Feb-2016)
    Research also finds other dietary cholesterol doesn't appear to up heart disease risk

  • Cholesterol in Eggs May Not Hurt Heart Health: Study
    (16-Feb-2016)
    Research also finds other dietary cholesterol doesn't appear to up heart disease risk

  • Cholesterol in Eggs May Not Hurt Heart Health: Study
    (16-Feb-2016)
    Research also finds other dietary cholesterol doesn't appear to up heart disease risk

  • Cholesterol in Eggs May Not Hurt Heart Health: Study
    (16-Feb-2016)
    Research also finds other dietary cholesterol doesn't appear to up heart disease risk

  • More College Students Misusing ADHD Med as Study Aid
    (16-Feb-2016)
    Nonmedical use of Adderall and ER visits are up, study says

  • Physically Demanding Job, High Blood Pressure a Bad Mix for Women
    (15-Feb-2016)
    Nurse study suggests it may triple heart disease risk

  • Physically Demanding Job, High Blood Pressure a Bad Mix for Women
    (15-Feb-2016)
    Nurse study suggests it may triple heart disease risk

  • Physically Demanding Job, High Blood Pressure a Bad Mix for Women
    (15-Feb-2016)
    Nurse study suggests it may triple heart disease risk

  • Asthma May Raise Risk for Abdominal Aneurysm
    (11-Feb-2016)
    Airway disease also linked to greater rupture risk in body's main artery, study suggests

  • Asthma May Raise Risk for Abdominal Aneurysm
    (11-Feb-2016)
    Airway disease also linked to greater rupture risk in body's main artery, study suggests

  • Asthma May Raise Risk for Abdominal Aneurysm
    (11-Feb-2016)
    Airway disease also linked to greater rupture risk in body's main artery, study suggests

  • Flu Shot May Guard Against Irregular Heart Rate: Study
    (10-Feb-2016)
    Vaccination was associated with fewer cases of atrial fibrillation, but more research is needed, authors say

  • Flu Shot May Guard Against Irregular Heart Rate: Study
    (10-Feb-2016)
    Vaccination was associated with fewer cases of atrial fibrillation, but more research is needed, authors say

  • Flu Shot May Guard Against Irregular Heart Rate: Study
    (10-Feb-2016)
    Vaccination was associated with fewer cases of atrial fibrillation, but more research is needed, authors say

  • Flu Shot May Guard Against Irregular Heart Rate: Study
    (10-Feb-2016)
    Vaccination was associated with fewer cases of atrial fibrillation, but more research is needed, authors say

  • Smog's Health Effects Persist for Decades, Study Finds
    (10-Feb-2016)
    Exposure to air pollution can increase risk of death from heart or lung disease for more than 30 years

  • Flu Shot May Guard Against Irregular Heart Rate: Study
    (10-Feb-2016)
    Vaccination was associated with fewer cases of atrial fibrillation, but more research is needed, authors say

  • Healthier Diets May Be Cutting Heart, Diabetes Risks in U.S. Teens
    (09-Feb-2016)
    But obesity still rose and physical activity remained the same, study showed

  • Healthier Diets May Be Cutting Heart, Diabetes Risks in U.S. Teens
    (09-Feb-2016)
    But obesity still rose and physical activity remained the same, study showed

  • Spelling Prowess Relies on Multiple Brain Areas, Study Finds
    (09-Feb-2016)
    Researchers say at least three regions of left hemisphere are involved

  • Healthier Diets May Be Cutting Heart, Diabetes Risks in U.S. Teens
    (09-Feb-2016)
    But obesity still rose and physical activity remained the same, study showed

  • VA Hospital Care Improving, Study Suggests
    (09-Feb-2016)
    Death rates for three major conditions are similar to non-VA medical centers

  • Spelling Prowess Relies on Multiple Brain Areas, Study Finds
    (09-Feb-2016)
    Researchers say at least three regions of left hemisphere are involved

  • NFL Linemen Keep Growing, Putting Their Health at Risk, Experts Say
    (05-Feb-2016)
    Some players are topping out at 400 pounds -- and more

  • 'Obese' May Not Always Equal Unhealthy: Study
    (04-Feb-2016)
    Authors warn against using body size as sole measure of good health, but other experts cite risks of too much weight

  • 'Obese' May Not Always Equal Unhealthy: Study
    (04-Feb-2016)
    Authors warn against using body size as sole measure of good health, but other experts cite risks of too much weight

  • Depression May Boost Seniors' Risk for Heart Disease, Stroke
    (04-Feb-2016)
    Doctors should monitor older adults for low mood, researchers say

  • 'Obese' May Not Always Equal Unhealthy: Study
    (04-Feb-2016)
    Authors warn against using body size as sole measure of good health, but other experts cite risks of too much weight

  • Depression May Boost Seniors' Risk for Heart Disease, Stroke
    (04-Feb-2016)
    Doctors should monitor older adults for low mood, researchers say

  • Stress-Prone Teen Males May Be at Risk of High Blood Pressure Later
    (02-Feb-2016)
    Study suggests young men who had most trouble coping were at greater risk of hypertension in middle age

  • Stress-Prone Teen Males May Be at Risk of High Blood Pressure Later
    (02-Feb-2016)
    Study suggests young men who had most trouble coping were at greater risk of hypertension in middle age

  • Stress-Prone Teen Males May Be at Risk of High Blood Pressure Later
    (02-Feb-2016)
    Study suggests young men who had most trouble coping were at greater risk of hypertension in middle age

  • Study: Small Bump in Blood Pressure During Pregnancy Might Harm Baby
    (01-Feb-2016)
    Risks for low birth weight and stillbirth increase, research suggests

  • New Blood Pressure Guidelines a Danger to Patients: Study
    (01-Feb-2016)
    Research says the treatment threshold is too high for those over 60 years of age

  • Fitness Could Raise Survival After First Heart Attack
    (01-Feb-2016)
    Patients in the best shape were 40 percent less likely to die, study found

  • New Blood Pressure Guidelines a Danger to Patients: Study
    (01-Feb-2016)
    Research says the treatment threshold is too high for those over 60 years of age

  • Fitness Could Raise Survival After First Heart Attack
    (01-Feb-2016)
    Patients in the best shape were 40 percent less likely to die, study found

  • Fitness Could Raise Survival After First Heart Attack
    (01-Feb-2016)
    Patients in the best shape were 40 percent less likely to die, study found

  • New Blood Pressure Guidelines a Danger to Patients: Study
    (01-Feb-2016)
    Research says the treatment threshold is too high for those over 60 years of age

  • New Blood Pressure Guidelines a Danger to Patients: Study
    (01-Feb-2016)
    Research says the treatment threshold is too high for those over 60 years of age

  • Suicide, Drugs Only Partly to Blame for Rising Deaths of Middle-Aged U.S. Whites
    (29-Jan-2016)
    Commonwealth Fund also cites stalled progress against killers like heart disease, diabetes

  • Prenatal Antidepressant Use Not Linked to Infant Heart Defects: Study
    (28-Jan-2016)
    Obesity, alcohol and illicit drugs are greater threats in pregnancy, researchers find

  • After Heart Surgery, House Calls by Physician Assistants Help
    (26-Jan-2016)
    Patients who had two visits were less likely to need hospital readmission, study says

  • Daily Caffeine Doesn't Seem to Jolt the Heart: Study
    (26-Jan-2016)
    Coffee lovers don't appear to risk extra heartbeats

  • Women's Heart Attacks Are Different Than Men's, Experts Stress
    (25-Jan-2016)
    American Heart Association points out critical differences in new scientific statement

  • Women's Heart Attacks Are Different Than Men's, Experts Stress
    (25-Jan-2016)
    American Heart Association points out critical differences in new scientific statement

  • Long-Term Smog Exposure May Boost Heart, Lung Disease Deaths
    (25-Jan-2016)
    Study finds traffic pollution a big contributor

  • Women's Heart Attacks Are Different Than Men's, Experts Stress
    (25-Jan-2016)
    American Heart Association points out critical differences in new scientific statement

  • Clot-Busters Might Be Useful for 'Previously Dependent' Stroke Patients
    (22-Jan-2016)
    Study finds favorable results among older adults who already had health problems

  • Did Antarctic Explorer Shackleton Have a 'Hole in His Heart'?
    (21-Jan-2016)
    Researchers say birth defect could explain some of the British adventurer's health troubles, early death

  • Check Your Risk for Diabetes, CDC Urges
    (21-Jan-2016)
    Prediabetes awareness campaign launched nationwide

  • Irregular Heart Beat May Pose Bigger Threat to Women
    (20-Jan-2016)
    Review found atrial fibrillation linked to higher risk of stroke, heart trouble, death in women

  • Irregular Heart Beat May Pose Bigger Threat to Women
    (20-Jan-2016)
    Review found atrial fibrillation linked to higher risk of stroke, heart trouble, death in women

  • Eating More Healthy Fats May Extend Life, Study Suggests
    (20-Jan-2016)
    Could prevent more than a million heart disease deaths worldwide each year, researchers estimate

  • Race Not Tied to Threat of Second Stroke, Study Finds
    (20-Jan-2016)
    Controlling traditional risk factors after first stroke may help black patients prevent another

  • Irregular Heart Beat May Pose Bigger Threat to Women
    (20-Jan-2016)
    Review found atrial fibrillation linked to higher risk of stroke, heart trouble, death in women

  • Out-of-Shape Teens May Face High Blood Pressure Later
    (19-Jan-2016)
    Even thin kids are at risk, study says, emphasizing importance of exercise

  • Out-of-Shape Teens May Face High Blood Pressure Later
    (19-Jan-2016)
    Even thin kids are at risk, study says, emphasizing importance of exercise

  • Slow Heart Rate Doesn't Mean Early Death Risk: Study
    (19-Jan-2016)
    But, there's some concern for those taking medications that slow the heart rate

  • Slow Heart Rate Doesn't Mean Early Death Risk: Study
    (19-Jan-2016)
    But, there's some concern for those taking medications that slow the heart rate

  • Exercise Regularly and Your Heart Will Thank You
    (18-Jan-2016)
    And the more you do, the better off you'll be, cardiologists say

  • High-Rise Living May Lower Your Chances of Surviving Cardiac Arrest
    (18-Jan-2016)
    Above the 16th floor, odds of staying alive after heart stops are slim, study finds

  • Exercise Regularly and Your Heart Will Thank You
    (18-Jan-2016)
    And the more you do, the better off you'll be, cardiologists say

  • High-Rise Living May Lower Your Chances of Surviving Cardiac Arrest
    (18-Jan-2016)
    Above the 16th floor, odds of staying alive after heart stops are slim, study finds

  • Treatment for 'Weak Heart' in Dogs Shows Promise
    (17-Jan-2016)
    People can suffer from the same condition, dilated cardiomyopathy

  • Health Tip: Follow the 'Simple 7' For a Healthier Heart
    (15-Jan-2016)
    Seven habits to protect against heart disease

  • For Seniors, Poor Sleep May Mean Higher Stroke Risk, Study Suggests
    (14-Jan-2016)
    Researchers found those who woke up the most were more likely to have hardening of brain arteries

  • Study: Tissue Heart Valves Seem Best for Middle-Aged Patients
    (13-Jan-2016)
    They wear out faster but don't carry the clotting risks that metal valves do, research shows

  • Study: Tissue Heart Valves Seem Best for Middle-Aged Patients
    (13-Jan-2016)
    They wear out faster but don't carry the clotting risks that metal valves do, research shows

  • Study: Tissue Heart Valves Seem Best for Middle-Aged Patients
    (13-Jan-2016)
    They wear out faster but don't carry the clotting risks that metal valves do, research shows

  • Statins Aid Bypass Surgery Recovery, Research Shows
    (12-Jan-2016)
    Review of cholesterol-lowering drugs' use shows they cut risk of death or complications

  • Immune Cells Repair Damage to Blood-Brain Barrier in Mice
    (12-Jan-2016)
    Researchers note that a commonly used blood thinner might undermine this process

  • Implanted Defibrillators Help Women as Much as Men: Study
    (12-Jan-2016)
    For heart failure patients with the devices, death risk over 3-year period was 20 percent lower

  • Immune Cells Repair Damage to Blood-Brain Barrier in Mice
    (12-Jan-2016)
    Researchers note that a commonly used blood thinner might undermine this process

  • Statins Aid Bypass Surgery Recovery, Research Shows
    (12-Jan-2016)
    Review of cholesterol-lowering drugs' use shows they cut risk of death or complications

  • Exercise May Lower Heart Disease Risk in Depressed People: Study
    (11-Jan-2016)
    Regular activity linked to reduced inflammation and less blood vessel stiffening

  • Even Slight Kidney Decline May Affect Heart
    (11-Jan-2016)
    But organ donors needn't worry, researcher says

  • Young Adults Would Delay Seeking Stroke Treatment: Survey
    (11-Jan-2016)
    Facial drooping, sudden arm weakness or speech problems signal need for help, experts say

  • Exercise May Lower Heart Disease Risk in Depressed People: Study
    (11-Jan-2016)
    Regular activity linked to reduced inflammation and less blood vessel stiffening

  • Young Adults Would Delay Seeking Stroke Treatment: Survey
    (11-Jan-2016)
    Facial drooping, sudden arm weakness or speech problems signal need for help, experts say

  • High Blood Sugar May Increase Heart Attack Complications: Study
    (08-Jan-2016)
    Scientists find glucose causes strong contraction of blood vessels

  • High Blood Sugar May Increase Heart Attack Complications: Study
    (08-Jan-2016)
    Scientists find glucose causes strong contraction of blood vessels

  • High Blood Sugar May Increase Heart Attack Complications: Study
    (08-Jan-2016)
    Scientists find glucose causes strong contraction of blood vessels

  • Americans Still Consume Too Much Salt: CDC
    (07-Jan-2016)
    Most of it comes from processed or restaurant food, not salt shaker, experts say

  • Americans Still Consume Too Much Salt: CDC
    (07-Jan-2016)
    Most of it comes from processed or restaurant food, not salt shaker, experts say

  • New U.S. Dietary Guidelines: Limit Sugar and Salt, Boost Fruit and Veggie Intake
    (07-Jan-2016)
    Recommendations, revised every 5 years, designed to promote healthier lifestyles

  • Americans Still Consume Too Much Salt: CDC
    (07-Jan-2016)
    Most of it comes from processed or restaurant food, not salt shaker, experts say

  • Americans Still Consume Too Much Salt: CDC
    (07-Jan-2016)
    Most of it comes from processed or restaurant food, not salt shaker, experts say

  • Statins May Reduce Heart Risks Linked to Sleep Apnea: Study
    (06-Jan-2016)
    But it's too early to prescribe them for patients with the disorder, experts say

  • Poor Circulation in Brain Linked to Psychosis in Alzheimer's Patients
    (05-Jan-2016)
    Researchers find conditions such as high blood pressure, smoking may contribute to risk

  • Report: DASH Diet Best Overall Eating Plan
    (05-Jan-2016)
    The MIND, Mediterranean and Fertility diets also get high marks for health

  • Report: DASH Diet Best Overall Eating Plan
    (05-Jan-2016)
    The MIND, Mediterranean and Fertility diets also get high marks for health

  • Childhood Cancer Treatment May Raise Adult Heart Disease Risk
    (05-Jan-2016)
    Study finds many survivors have no symptoms, but still have heart problems

  • Newer Blood Pressure Drugs as Good as Older Ones: Study
    (04-Jan-2016)
    Analysis indicates ACE inhibitors and ARBs are equally effective, researchers say

  • Newer Blood Pressure Drugs as Good as Older Ones: Study
    (04-Jan-2016)
    Analysis indicates ACE inhibitors and ARBs are equally effective, researchers say

  • Newer Blood Pressure Drugs as Good as Older Ones: Study
    (04-Jan-2016)
    Analysis indicates ACE inhibitors and ARBs are equally effective, researchers say

  • Heart Attack Treatment Often Delayed for Former Bypass Patients
    (28-Dec-2015)
    Finding blockages can be trickier when blood vessels have been rerouted, expert says

  • Early Treatment Improves Heart Attack Outcomes, Study Finds
    (28-Dec-2015)
    Doctors should pay close attention to signs of loss of blood flow

  • Heart Attack Treatment Often Delayed for Former Bypass Patients
    (28-Dec-2015)
    Finding blockages can be trickier when blood vessels have been rerouted, expert says

  • Heart Attack Treatment Often Delayed for Former Bypass Patients
    (28-Dec-2015)
    Finding blockages can be trickier when blood vessels have been rerouted, expert says

  • Early Treatment Improves Heart Attack Outcomes, Study Finds
    (28-Dec-2015)
    Doctors should pay close attention to signs of loss of blood flow

  • Early Treatment Improves Heart Attack Outcomes, Study Finds
    (28-Dec-2015)
    Doctors should pay close attention to signs of loss of blood flow

  • Heart Attack Treatment Often Delayed for Former Bypass Patients
    (28-Dec-2015)
    Finding blockages can be trickier when blood vessels have been rerouted, expert says

  • Early Treatment Improves Heart Attack Outcomes, Study Finds
    (28-Dec-2015)
    Doctors should pay close attention to signs of loss of blood flow

  • Health Tip: Understanding Risk Factors for Hardening Arteries
    (25-Dec-2015)
    High cholesterol often plays a major role

  • All High-Risk Patients Should Get Blood Pressure Meds: Study
    (24-Dec-2015)
    Getting levels below current targets may significantly cut risk of heart attack, stroke, researchers contend

  • All High-Risk Patients Should Get Blood Pressure Meds: Study
    (24-Dec-2015)
    Getting levels below current targets may significantly cut risk of heart attack, stroke, researchers contend

  • All High-Risk Patients Should Get Blood Pressure Meds: Study
    (24-Dec-2015)
    Getting levels below current targets may significantly cut risk of heart attack, stroke, researchers contend

  • All High-Risk Patients Should Get Blood Pressure Meds: Study
    (24-Dec-2015)
    Getting levels below current targets may significantly cut risk of heart attack, stroke, researchers contend

  • All High-Risk Patients Should Get Blood Pressure Meds: Study
    (24-Dec-2015)
    Getting levels below current targets may significantly cut risk of heart attack, stroke, researchers contend

  • Health Tip: Meditation May Help Your Heart
    (23-Dec-2015)
    It can help you deal with stress

  • Healthy Habits Help Reduce Risk of Heart Failure, Study Finds
    (22-Dec-2015)
    Steps include controlling blood pressure and cholesterol

  • Uptravi Approved for Chronic Lung Disease
    (22-Dec-2015)
    Pulmonary arterial hypertension

  • Healthy Habits Help Reduce Risk of Heart Failure, Study Finds
    (22-Dec-2015)
    Steps include controlling blood pressure and cholesterol

  • Healthy Habits Help Reduce Risk of Heart Failure, Study Finds
    (22-Dec-2015)
    Steps include controlling blood pressure and cholesterol

  • Weight-Loss Surgery Lowered Risk of Heart Attack, Type 2 Diabetes in Study
    (22-Dec-2015)
    British researchers say procedure provides many long-term health benefits

  • Healthy Habits Help Reduce Risk of Heart Failure, Study Finds
    (22-Dec-2015)
    Steps include controlling blood pressure and cholesterol

  • The Pill, Hormone Therapy Safe for Women Taking Blood Thinners: Study
    (22-Dec-2015)
    Finding may lay to rest the notion that hormonal treatments raise odds for recurrent clots, expert says

  • Sudden Cardiac Arrest May Not Be So Sudden
    (21-Dec-2015)
    Study found symptoms showed up a month before attack in roughly half of all cases

  • Sudden Cardiac Arrest May Not Be So Sudden
    (21-Dec-2015)
    Study found symptoms showed up a month before attack in roughly half of all cases

  • Sudden Cardiac Arrest May Not Be So Sudden
    (21-Dec-2015)
    Study found symptoms showed up a month before attack in roughly half of all cases

  • U.S. Task Force Backs Statins for Those 40 to 75 at Heightened Heart Risk
    (21-Dec-2015)
    Primary focus is on people with 10 percent or greater threat of heart attack or stroke within 10 years

  • Sudden Cardiac Arrest May Not Be So Sudden
    (21-Dec-2015)
    Study found symptoms showed up a month before attack in roughly half of all cases

  • U.S. Task Force Stays Neutral on Cholesterol Screening for Kids
    (21-Dec-2015)
    Not enough evidence to recommend for or against checking everyone under 20, expert panel says

  • Reduced Blood Flow to Back of Brain Raises Recurrent Stroke Risk: Study
    (21-Dec-2015)
    Procedure to open blocked arteries may benefit these patients, research suggests

  • U.S. Task Force Backs Statins for Those 40 to 75 at Heightened Heart Risk
    (21-Dec-2015)
    Primary focus is on people with 10 percent or greater threat of heart attack or stroke within 10 years

  • Reduced Blood Flow to Back of Brain Raises Recurrent Stroke Risk: Study
    (21-Dec-2015)
    Procedure to open blocked arteries may benefit these patients, research suggests

  • Sudden Cardiac Arrest May Not Be So Sudden
    (21-Dec-2015)
    Study found symptoms showed up a month before attack in roughly half of all cases

  • More Evidence That Time-to-Treatment Is Crucial for Stroke
    (21-Dec-2015)
    Patients who got clot-busting catheter therapy sooner fared better in study

  • Reduced Blood Flow to Back of Brain Raises Recurrent Stroke Risk: Study
    (21-Dec-2015)
    Procedure to open blocked arteries may benefit these patients, research suggests

  • U.S. Task Force Backs Statins for Those 40 to 75 at Heightened Heart Risk
    (21-Dec-2015)
    Primary focus is on people with 10 percent or greater threat of heart attack or stroke within 10 years

  • Toothlessness a Clue to Deadly Heart Disease?
    (17-Dec-2015)
    Researchers can't be certain gum disease is the culprit

  • Toothlessness a Clue to Deadly Heart Disease?
    (17-Dec-2015)
    Researchers can't be certain gum disease is the culprit

  • LifeVest Wearable Defibrillator Approved for Children
    (17-Dec-2015)
    For heart patients who can't have device implanted

  • Heart Disease Now Kills 1 of Every 3 Americans
    (16-Dec-2015)
    Heart attack and stroke are leading causes of death worldwide, too, report finds

  • Heart Disease Now Kills 1 of Every 3 Americans
    (16-Dec-2015)
    Heart attack and stroke are leading causes of death worldwide, too, report finds

  • Heart Disease Now Kills 1 of Every 3 Americans
    (16-Dec-2015)
    Heart attack and stroke are leading causes of death worldwide, too, report finds

  • Heart Disease Now Kills 1 of Every 3 Americans
    (16-Dec-2015)
    Heart attack and stroke are leading causes of death worldwide, too, report finds

  • Heart Disease Now Kills 1 of Every 3 Americans
    (16-Dec-2015)
    Heart attack and stroke are leading causes of death worldwide, too, report finds

  • Heart Disease Now Kills 1 of Every 3 Americans
    (16-Dec-2015)
    Heart attack and stroke are leading causes of death worldwide, too, report finds

  • Heart Disease Now Kills 1 of Every 3 Americans
    (16-Dec-2015)
    Heart attack and stroke are leading causes of death worldwide, too, report finds

  • Heart Disease Now Kills 1 of Every 3 Americans
    (16-Dec-2015)
    Heart attack and stroke are leading causes of death worldwide, too, report finds

  • Shingles Linked to Raised Heart Risks for Seniors, Study Finds
    (15-Dec-2015)
    Chance of stroke, heart attack increased most in the first week after diagnosis of the painful rash

  • Shingles Linked to Raised Heart Risks for Seniors, Study Finds
    (15-Dec-2015)
    Chance of stroke, heart attack increased most in the first week after diagnosis of the painful rash

  • Shingles Linked to Raised Heart Risks for Seniors, Study Finds
    (15-Dec-2015)
    Chance of stroke, heart attack increased most in the first week after diagnosis of the painful rash

  • Shingles Linked to Raised Heart Risks for Seniors, Study Finds
    (15-Dec-2015)
    Chance of stroke, heart attack increased most in the first week after diagnosis of the painful rash

  • Hospital's Experience Helps Predict Stroke Results
    (14-Dec-2015)
    Death, repeat attack less likely for patients treated at higher-volume centers, study says

  • A Newborn's Heart Attack Shows Heart Can Regrow, Recover
    (11-Dec-2015)
    This case and animal research demonstrate regeneration of cells is possible, researchers say

  • A Newborn's Heart Attack Shows Heart Can Regrow, Recover
    (11-Dec-2015)
    This case and animal research demonstrate regeneration of cells is possible, researchers say

  • A Newborn's Heart Attack Shows Heart Can Regrow, Recover
    (11-Dec-2015)
    This case and animal research demonstrate regeneration of cells is possible, researchers say

  • One in Five U.S. Kids Over Age 5 Has Unhealthy Cholesterol: CDC
    (10-Dec-2015)
    Rates are much higher in obese children versus normal-weight, agency notes

  • One in Five U.S. Kids Over Age 5 Has Unhealthy Cholesterol: CDC
    (10-Dec-2015)
    Rates are much higher in obese children versus normal-weight, agency notes

  • One in Five U.S. Kids Over Age 5 Has Unhealthy Cholesterol: CDC
    (10-Dec-2015)
    Rates are much higher in obese children versus normal-weight, agency notes

  • More Support for Lower Blood Pressure Goals
    (09-Dec-2015)
    Intensive treatment reduces risk of heart attack, stroke and eye damage, study finds

  • More Support for Lower Blood Pressure Goals
    (09-Dec-2015)
    Intensive treatment reduces risk of heart attack, stroke and eye damage, study finds

  • Drugs May Protect the Heart During Chemotherapy
    (09-Dec-2015)
    Researchers also found lower risk of complications that can interrupt breast cancer treatment

  • More Support for Lower Blood Pressure Goals
    (09-Dec-2015)
    Intensive treatment reduces risk of heart attack, stroke and eye damage, study finds

  • Optimistic Outlook May Boost Recovery After Heart Attack
    (08-Dec-2015)
    Researchers report that positive patients were more physically active, less likely to be re-hospitalized

  • Kids With Asthma, Allergies May Face Higher Heart Risk Factors: Study
    (08-Dec-2015)
    Risk doubles for high cholesterol and blood pressure, but danger to any one child is low, findings suggest

  • Kids With Asthma, Allergies May Face Higher Heart Risk Factors: Study
    (08-Dec-2015)
    Risk doubles for high cholesterol and blood pressure, but danger to any one child is low, findings suggest

  • Blood Thinner, Certain Diabetes Drugs Are a Bad Combo
    (08-Dec-2015)
    Together, warfarin and sulfonylureas raise risk of hospitalization, study shows

  • Screen All Kids for Cholesterol, Depression and HIV, Pediatricians' Group Says
    (07-Dec-2015)
    American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines reflect concerns about obesity, suicide

  • Infertile Men May Have Higher Risk of Heart Disease, Diabetes
    (07-Dec-2015)
    Doctors should look for underlying health problems, experts suggest

  • Sense of Purpose in Life May Boost Longevity, Heart Health
    (04-Dec-2015)
    Those who felt useful to others were 20 percent less likely to die during study period

  • Sense of Purpose in Life May Boost Longevity, Heart Health
    (04-Dec-2015)
    Those who felt useful to others were 20 percent less likely to die during study period

  • Sense of Purpose in Life May Boost Longevity, Heart Health
    (04-Dec-2015)
    Those who felt useful to others were 20 percent less likely to die during study period

  • Sense of Purpose in Life May Boost Longevity, Heart Health
    (04-Dec-2015)
    Those who felt useful to others were 20 percent less likely to die during study period

  • Sense of Purpose in Life May Boost Longevity, Heart Health
    (04-Dec-2015)
    Those who felt useful to others were 20 percent less likely to die during study period

  • Too Few Americans Are Taking Needed Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs: CDC
    (03-Dec-2015)
    Only half who should are using medications to help prevent heart disease

  • Too Few Americans Are Taking Needed Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs: CDC
    (03-Dec-2015)
    Only half who should are using medications to help prevent heart disease

  • Too Few Americans Are Taking Needed Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs: CDC
    (03-Dec-2015)
    Only half who should are using medications to help prevent heart disease

  • Diabetes or Obesity During Pregnancy May Affect Fetal Heart: Study
    (03-Dec-2015)
    Researchers aren't sure if abnormalities will last or cause problems, however

  • Hearts Entombed With Loved Ones Give Clues to Cardiac Disease Centuries Ago
    (02-Dec-2015)
    Four 400-year-old specimens from France were well-preserved enough to show signs of the illness

  • New Drug May Help Fight Heart Failure
    (02-Dec-2015)
    Analysis suggests Entresto could extend patients' lives, but one expert has concerns about cost of new drugs

  • Smog Linked to Heart Disease in Seniors
    (02-Dec-2015)
    Study shows higher levels of coarse particulate matter are a problem

  • Pollution From Coal Burning Most Damaging to Health, Study Finds
    (02-Dec-2015)
    It's 5 times more dangerous for the heart than same-sized particles from other sources, researchers say

  • Negative News on Statins Tied to Dropped Prescriptions
    (02-Dec-2015)
    Researcher says heart benefits outweigh risk of side effects

  • Hearts Entombed With Loved Ones Give Clues to Cardiac Disease Centuries Ago
    (02-Dec-2015)
    Four 400-year-old specimens from France were well-preserved enough to show signs of the illness

  • New Drug May Help Fight Heart Failure
    (02-Dec-2015)
    Analysis suggests Entresto could extend patients' lives, but one expert has concerns about cost of new drugs

  • Sleep Apnea Devices Lower Blood Pressure
    (01-Dec-2015)
    Researchers find both common treatments, CPAP and MADs, produce modest decreases

  • 1 in 8 American Adults Still Have High Cholesterol: CDC
    (01-Dec-2015)
    Many don't meet targets, and expert says even those targets aren't good enough to prevent heart attacks

  • 1 in 8 American Adults Still Have High Cholesterol: CDC
    (01-Dec-2015)
    Many don't meet targets, and expert says even those targets aren't good enough to prevent heart attacks

  • 1 in 8 American Adults Still Have High Cholesterol: CDC
    (01-Dec-2015)
    Many don't meet targets, and expert says even those targets aren't good enough to prevent heart attacks

  • 1 in 8 American Adults Still Have High Cholesterol: CDC
    (01-Dec-2015)
    Many don't meet targets, and expert says even those targets aren't good enough to prevent heart attacks

  • Fitness in Youth Can Pay Off Decades Later: Study
    (30-Nov-2015)
    The better 20-somethings performed on treadmill tests, the lower their odds for dying in middle age

  • Fitness in Youth Can Pay Off Decades Later: Study
    (30-Nov-2015)
    The better 20-somethings performed on treadmill tests, the lower their odds for dying in middle age

  • Too Much Sitting Hurts Heart Patients' Health
    (26-Nov-2015)
    Exercise doesn't mitigate effects of sedentary lifestyle, study finds

  • Too Much Sitting Hurts Heart Patients' Health
    (26-Nov-2015)
    Exercise doesn't mitigate effects of sedentary lifestyle, study finds

  • Heart Disease Doesn't Take a Holiday
    (25-Nov-2015)
    Don't forget to take your meds with you when you travel, expert says

  • Smog Raises Heart Risks in Those With Diabetes, Study Says
    (25-Nov-2015)
    Long-term study showed prolonged exposure linked to heart disease, stroke

  • Heart Disease Doesn't Take a Holiday
    (25-Nov-2015)
    Don't forget to take your meds with you when you travel, expert says

  • Obesity in Youth May Harm the Heart Long-Term, Even After Weight Loss
    (25-Nov-2015)
    Risk of sudden cardiac death was still higher, decades after women had lost the pounds, study found

  • Smog Raises Heart Risks in Those With Diabetes, Study Says
    (25-Nov-2015)
    Long-term study showed prolonged exposure linked to heart disease, stroke

  • Heart Disease Doesn't Take a Holiday
    (25-Nov-2015)
    Don't forget to take your meds with you when you travel, expert says

  • Obesity in Youth May Harm the Heart Long-Term, Even After Weight Loss
    (25-Nov-2015)
    Risk of sudden cardiac death was still higher, decades after women had lost the pounds, study found

  • Heart Disease Doesn't Take a Holiday
    (25-Nov-2015)
    Don't forget to take your meds with you when you travel, expert says

  • Obesity in Youth May Harm the Heart Long-Term, Even After Weight Loss
    (25-Nov-2015)
    Risk of sudden cardiac death was still higher, decades after women had lost the pounds, study found

  • Heart Disease Doesn't Take a Holiday
    (25-Nov-2015)
    Don't forget to take your meds with you when you travel, expert says

  • Heart Disease Doesn't Take a Holiday
    (25-Nov-2015)
    Don't forget to take your meds with you when you travel, expert says

  • Smog Raises Heart Risks in Those With Diabetes, Study Says
    (25-Nov-2015)
    Long-term study showed prolonged exposure linked to heart disease, stroke

  • Could PMS Raise Women's Risk for High Blood Pressure?
    (24-Nov-2015)
    Study found rise in odds for hypertension in those with moderate-to-severe premenstrual syndrome

  • Could PMS Raise Women's Risk for High Blood Pressure?
    (24-Nov-2015)
    Study found rise in odds for hypertension in those with moderate-to-severe premenstrual syndrome

  • Adults With Heart Defects May Face Higher Risk of Stroke: Study
    (24-Nov-2015)
    Researchers urge these patients to visit a cardiologist regularly

  • Could PMS Raise Women's Risk for High Blood Pressure?
    (24-Nov-2015)
    Study found rise in odds for hypertension in those with moderate-to-severe premenstrual syndrome

  • Adults With Heart Defects May Face Higher Risk of Stroke: Study
    (24-Nov-2015)
    Researchers urge these patients to visit a cardiologist regularly

  • Danger Persists for Young Women After Heart Attack, Stroke
    (23-Nov-2015)
    Odds of another life-threatening event are much higher than normal, study says

  • High 'Resting' Heart Rate Tied to Higher Odds of Early Death
    (23-Nov-2015)
    But more research is needed before this can used as a marker, expert says

  • Danger Persists for Young Women After Heart Attack, Stroke
    (23-Nov-2015)
    Odds of another life-threatening event are much higher than normal, study says

  • High 'Resting' Heart Rate Tied to Higher Odds of Early Death
    (23-Nov-2015)
    But more research is needed before this can used as a marker, expert says

  • Why Women Should Lower Their Holiday Stress Level
    (22-Nov-2015)
    Too much pressure can lead to heart damage, cardiologist says

  • Why Women Should Lower Their Holiday Stress Level
    (22-Nov-2015)
    Too much pressure can lead to heart damage, cardiologist says

  • Gel Injections May Help Heart Failure Patients
    (19-Nov-2015)
    But larger study needed to assess the effectiveness and safety of the implants

  • Rare Nervous System Disorder Can Put Pregnancy at Risk: Study
    (18-Nov-2015)
    Condition that affects eyes and spinal cord tied to miscarriage, other complications, researchers say

  • Sleep Cycle Changes May Affect Your Health
    (18-Nov-2015)
    Routine schedule, whether workday or not, might cut odds of diabetes, heart disease, study suggests

  • Depressed Black Americans May Be at Risk for Heart Woes
    (17-Nov-2015)
    Study links depression to stroke and heart disease over 10-year period

  • Depressed Black Americans May Be at Risk for Heart Woes
    (17-Nov-2015)
    Study links depression to stroke and heart disease over 10-year period

  • Why Heart Failure Patients Often Get Too Little Exercise
    (17-Nov-2015)
    Lack of social support, finances can get in the way of recommended activity, study says

  • Depressed Black Americans May Be at Risk for Heart Woes
    (17-Nov-2015)
    Study links depression to stroke and heart disease over 10-year period

  • Lowering Body Temperature May Help Cardiac Arrest Patients
    (16-Nov-2015)
    Treatment improved survival in 'nonshockable' heart cases, researchers say

  • Coffee Drinkers May Live Longer
    (16-Nov-2015)
    Regular java and decaf were linked to survival benefits in study

  • Lowering Body Temperature May Help Cardiac Arrest Patients
    (16-Nov-2015)
    Treatment improved survival in 'nonshockable' heart cases, researchers say

  • Arm Artery Access Safer for Angioplasty, Review Finds
    (13-Nov-2015)
    When compared to using the groin artery, there were fewer bleeding events, death rates

  • Arm Artery Access Safer for Angioplasty, Review Finds
    (13-Nov-2015)
    When compared to using the groin artery, there were fewer bleeding events, death rates

  • Arm Artery Access Safer for Angioplasty, Review Finds
    (13-Nov-2015)
    When compared to using the groin artery, there were fewer bleeding events, death rates

  • Arm Artery Access Safer for Angioplasty, Review Finds
    (13-Nov-2015)
    When compared to using the groin artery, there were fewer bleeding events, death rates

  • Nearly Half of Americans With High Blood Pressure Not Controlling It: CDC
    (12-Nov-2015)
    Big part of the problem is getting people to take medications, stick with them, experts say

  • Scientists Pinpoint What Level of Vitamin D Promotes Heart Health
    (12-Nov-2015)
    Though it is lower than traditionally thought, many people still deficient, researchers say

  • Scientists Pinpoint What Level of Vitamin D Promotes Heart Health
    (12-Nov-2015)
    Though it is lower than traditionally thought, many people still deficient, researchers say

  • Scientists Pinpoint What Level of Vitamin D Promotes Heart Health
    (12-Nov-2015)
    Though it is lower than traditionally thought, many people still deficient, researchers say

  • Angioplasty May Not Boost Survival for Some Heart Disease Patients
    (11-Nov-2015)
    Most people should try medication plus lifestyle changes first, experts say

  • Angioplasty May Not Boost Survival for Some Heart Disease Patients
    (11-Nov-2015)
    Most people should try medication plus lifestyle changes first, experts say

  • Angioplasty May Not Boost Survival for Some Heart Disease Patients
    (11-Nov-2015)
    Most people should try medication plus lifestyle changes first, experts say

  • Angioplasty May Not Boost Survival for Some Heart Disease Patients
    (11-Nov-2015)
    Most people should try medication plus lifestyle changes first, experts say

  • Angioplasty May Not Boost Survival for Some Heart Disease Patients
    (11-Nov-2015)
    Most people should try medication plus lifestyle changes first, experts say

  • New Medicare Rules Triple Heart Failure Patients' Access to Cardiac Rehab
    (11-Nov-2015)
    But researchers suggest even more patients could benefit

  • Angioplasty May Not Boost Survival for Some Heart Disease Patients
    (11-Nov-2015)
    Most people should try medication plus lifestyle changes first, experts say

  • Heart Valve Patients Who Manage Their Own Blood Thinners May Do Better
    (10-Nov-2015)
    Study found self-monitoring was linked to a lower risk of death after 5 years

  • Football Linemen at Higher Risk for Heart Troubles, Study Finds
    (10-Nov-2015)
    Having to bulk up makes them more vulnerable than other players, experts say

  • Football Linemen at Higher Risk for Heart Troubles, Study Finds
    (10-Nov-2015)
    Having to bulk up makes them more vulnerable than other players, experts say

  • Heart Valve Patients Who Manage Their Own Blood Thinners May Do Better
    (10-Nov-2015)
    Study found self-monitoring was linked to a lower risk of death after 5 years

  • Side Effects Cause Some to Stop Taking Blood Thinner Brilinta
    (10-Nov-2015)
    Bleeding, shortness of breath were among problems patients cited in study

  • Side Effects Cause Some to Stop Taking Blood Thinner Brilinta
    (10-Nov-2015)
    Bleeding, shortness of breath were among problems patients cited in study

  • Bystander CPR Helps Some Kids Survive Cardiac Arrest
    (10-Nov-2015)
    Unfortunately, infants don't appear to be benefitting, study finds

  • Some Kids With Heart Defects Struggle in School
    (10-Nov-2015)
    Deficits in academic performance tend to rise along with severity of the defect, study finds

  • Heavy Drinking May Strain the Heart
    (10-Nov-2015)
    Study found abusers had 70 percent higher risk of heart failure

  • Obese Kids as Young as 8 Show Signs of Heart Disease
    (10-Nov-2015)
    MRI scans reveal structural abnormalities associated with cardiac strain

  • Side Effects Cause Some to Stop Taking Blood Thinner Brilinta
    (10-Nov-2015)
    Bleeding, shortness of breath were among problems patients cited in study

  • Football Linemen at Higher Risk for Heart Troubles, Study Finds
    (10-Nov-2015)
    Having to bulk up makes them more vulnerable than other players, experts say

  • Just One Energy Drink Sends Young Adults' Stress Hormone Levels Soaring
    (09-Nov-2015)
    Researchers also found the beverage pushed blood pressure levels higher

  • Lower Blood Pressure Target Could Save Lives: Study
    (09-Nov-2015)
    Risk of heart troubles was lowered by 25 percent, while death risk was reduced 27 percent

  • Fewer Americans Than Ever Sticking to Heart-Healthy Lifestyle, Study Finds
    (09-Nov-2015)
    Less than 6 percent of adults tracked in long-running research are keeping critical risk factors at bay

  • 45-Minute Class Helps Middle Schoolers Master CPR Basics
    (09-Nov-2015)
    They retained the info months later, even without a refresher session, study found

  • Many Who Survive Cardiac Arrest Don't Suffer Brain Damage
    (09-Nov-2015)
    Research finds that 84 percent of survivors retain their mental function

  • Carbon Monoxide Levels in Breath Might Point to Stroke Risk
    (09-Nov-2015)
    People who exhaled higher concentrations of the gas were at increased odds for an attack, researchers say

  • Widely Used Antibiotics May Raise Heart Risks, Review Finds
    (09-Nov-2015)
    Macrolides were linked to small, but significant, chances of sudden cardiac death

  • Smoggy Days Linked to Most Severe Type of Heart Attack
    (09-Nov-2015)
    Heart patients should take precautions when pollution is high, study suggests

  • Many Americans May Experience 'Silent' Heart Attack
    (09-Nov-2015)
    Study shows evidence of cardiac scarring often appearing on scans, even if no attack was reported

  • Lifesaving Defibrillators Often Behind Locked Doors, Study Finds
    (09-Nov-2015)
    Devices that shock heart rhythm back to normal were not available 25 percent of time in emergencies

  • Sex Is Safe for Heart Patients With a Defibrillator
    (09-Nov-2015)
    New study should calm fears of patients and their partners, experts say

  • Fewer Americans Than Ever Sticking to Heart-Healthy Lifestyle, Study Finds
    (09-Nov-2015)
    Less than 6 percent of adults tracked in long-running research are keeping critical risk factors at bay

  • Women May Get Poorer Care Than Men Post-Heart Attack
    (09-Nov-2015)
    This could explain gender gap in survival, researchers say

  • Lower Blood Pressure Target Could Save Lives: Study
    (09-Nov-2015)
    Risk of heart troubles was lowered by 25 percent, while death risk was reduced 27 percent

  • Kidney Disease Rates Have Stabilized in U.S., Study Finds
    (09-Nov-2015)
    Experts credit improved treatment of 2 leading causes: high blood pressure and diabetes

  • Even Easy Exercise May Lower Blood Pressure in Those With Diabetes
    (09-Nov-2015)
    Study found just a few minutes of resistance training or walking helped

  • Many Americans May Experience 'Silent' Heart Attack
    (09-Nov-2015)
    Study shows evidence of cardiac scarring often appearing on scans, even if no attack was reported

  • 'Walkable' Neighborhoods Boost Heart Health, Studies Find
    (09-Nov-2015)
    Commuting via public transportation also linked to lower blood pressure

  • Fewer Americans Than Ever Sticking to Heart-Healthy Lifestyle, Study Finds
    (09-Nov-2015)
    Less than 6 percent of adults tracked in long-running research are keeping critical risk factors at bay

  • Too Few U.S. Hispanics Have Cholesterol Under Control
    (09-Nov-2015)
    Up to two-thirds of those who could benefit from statins aren't getting them, researchers say

  • Many Americans May Experience 'Silent' Heart Attack
    (09-Nov-2015)
    Study shows evidence of cardiac scarring often appearing on scans, even if no attack was reported

  • 'Cash for Lower Cholesterol' Program Works With Doc-Patient Teams
    (09-Nov-2015)
    Cooperation is key to program's success, but benefits were modest, study finds

  • Fewer Americans Than Ever Sticking to Heart-Healthy Lifestyle, Study Finds
    (09-Nov-2015)
    Less than 6 percent of adults tracked in long-running research are keeping critical risk factors at bay

  • Too Few U.S. Hispanics Have Cholesterol Under Control
    (09-Nov-2015)
    Up to two-thirds of those who could benefit from statins aren't getting them, researchers say

  • Many Americans May Experience 'Silent' Heart Attack
    (09-Nov-2015)
    Study shows evidence of cardiac scarring often appearing on scans, even if no attack was reported

  • Lower Blood Pressure Target Could Save Lives: Study
    (09-Nov-2015)
    Risk of heart troubles was lowered by 25 percent, while death risk was reduced 27 percent

  • Sex Is Safe for Heart Patients With a Defibrillator
    (09-Nov-2015)
    New study should calm fears of patients and their partners, experts say

  • Fewer Americans Than Ever Sticking to Heart-Healthy Lifestyle, Study Finds
    (09-Nov-2015)
    Less than 6 percent of adults tracked in long-running research are keeping critical risk factors at bay

  • Lower Blood Pressure Target Could Save Lives: Study
    (09-Nov-2015)
    Risk of heart troubles was lowered by 25 percent, while death risk was reduced 27 percent

  • Many Who Survive Cardiac Arrest Don't Suffer Brain Damage
    (09-Nov-2015)
    Research finds that 84 percent of survivors retain their mental function

  • Cardiac Concerns Not High on Women's Lists: Survey
    (09-Nov-2015)
    Results suggest heart disease is invisible to most American women, even though it's their No. 1 killer

  • Even Easy Exercise May Lower Blood Pressure in Those With Diabetes
    (09-Nov-2015)
    Study found just a few minutes of resistance training or walking helped

  • Heart Disease Deaths Drop for Those With Rheumatoid Arthritis: Study
    (09-Nov-2015)
    These patients are twice as likely as the average person to develop heart disease

  • Widely Used Antibiotics May Raise Heart Risks, Review Finds
    (09-Nov-2015)
    Macrolides were linked to small, but significant, chances of sudden cardiac death

  • Weight Loss May Help Control Common Irregular Heartbeat
    (09-Nov-2015)
    Losing weight, keeping it off improves atrial fibrillation, studies suggest

  • 'Walkable' Neighborhoods Boost Heart Health, Studies Find
    (09-Nov-2015)
    Commuting via public transportation also linked to lower blood pressure

  • 'Cash for Lower Cholesterol' Program Works With Doc-Patient Teams
    (09-Nov-2015)
    Cooperation is key to program's success, but benefits were modest, study finds

  • Lifesaving Defibrillators Often Behind Locked Doors, Study Finds
    (09-Nov-2015)
    Devices that shock heart rhythm back to normal were not available 25 percent of time in emergencies

  • Sex Is Safe for Heart Patients With a Defibrillator
    (09-Nov-2015)
    New study should calm fears of patients and their partners, experts say

  • Carbon Monoxide Levels in Breath Might Point to Stroke Risk
    (09-Nov-2015)
    People who exhaled higher concentrations of the gas were at increased odds for an attack, researchers say

  • Fewer Americans Than Ever Sticking to Heart-Healthy Lifestyle, Study Finds
    (09-Nov-2015)
    Less than 6 percent of adults tracked in long-running research are keeping critical risk factors at bay

  • Lower Blood Pressure Target Could Save Lives: Study
    (09-Nov-2015)
    Risk of heart troubles was lowered by 25 percent, while death risk was reduced 27 percent

  • The Physically Active Less Prone to Post-Heart Attack Depression
    (06-Nov-2015)
    Research underscores link between physical activity and mental health

  • The Physically Active Less Prone to Post-Heart Attack Depression
    (06-Nov-2015)
    Research underscores link between physical activity and mental health

  • In Rare Cases, Hepatitis C Drug Tied to Slowed Heart Rate: Study
    (04-Nov-2015)
    But experts say these types of medications have good safety profile

  • New Guidelines Focus on Pulmonary Hypertension in Kids
    (03-Nov-2015)
    The sometimes fatal heart and lung disease requires different strategies for children and adults

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis May Shorten Life Span: Study
    (03-Nov-2015)
    Heart, respiratory problems were main contributors to early death, researchers found

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis May Shorten Life Span: Study
    (03-Nov-2015)
    Heart, respiratory problems were main contributors to early death, researchers found

  • New Guidelines Focus on Pulmonary Hypertension in Kids
    (03-Nov-2015)
    The sometimes fatal heart and lung disease requires different strategies for children and adults

  • Prescription Drug Use on the Rise in U.S.
    (03-Nov-2015)
    Many adults take 5 or more medications, often for preventable ills, study finds

  • New Guidelines Focus on Pulmonary Hypertension in Kids
    (03-Nov-2015)
    The sometimes fatal heart and lung disease requires different strategies for children and adults

  • Sweetened Drinks Might Raise Men's Risk for Heart Failure
    (03-Nov-2015)
    Two servings daily linked to higher odds for the disabling condition, study says

  • Extracting Clot Beats Clot-Busting Drug Alone in Study of Stroke Patients
    (03-Nov-2015)
    People who had removal procedure were more likely to have functional independence after 90 days

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis May Shorten Life Span: Study
    (03-Nov-2015)
    Heart, respiratory problems were main contributors to early death, researchers found

  • Extracting Clot Beats Clot-Busting Drug Alone in Study of Stroke Patients
    (03-Nov-2015)
    People who had removal procedure were more likely to have functional independence after 90 days

  • Severe Combat Injuries Linked to Risk of Chronic Diseases
    (02-Nov-2015)
    Diabetes, high blood pressure more common among seriously wounded soldiers, study finds

  • New Advisory Says Some Athletes With Heart Conditions OK to Play
    (02-Nov-2015)
    Statement from cardiology groups applies only to those participating in organized sports

  • Health Tip: Why Is My Blood Pressure High?
    (02-Nov-2015)
    Potential factors include family history and salt consumption

  • New Advisory Says Some Athletes With Heart Conditions OK to Play
    (02-Nov-2015)
    Statement from cardiology groups applies only to those participating in organized sports

  • New Advisory Says Some Athletes With Heart Conditions OK to Play
    (02-Nov-2015)
    Statement from cardiology groups applies only to those participating in organized sports

  • New Advisory Says Some Athletes With Heart Conditions OK to Play
    (02-Nov-2015)
    Statement from cardiology groups applies only to those participating in organized sports

  • Giving Birth, Breast-feeding May Help Women's Long-Term Health
    (30-Oct-2015)
    Researchers find link between childbirth and lower risk of death from cancer or heart disease

  • Marriage May Aid Recovery From Heart Surgery, Study Finds
    (28-Oct-2015)
    Greater risk of dying or disability seen among divorced, separated, widowed

  • Few Americans Know Warning Signs of Stroke
    (27-Oct-2015)
    New song can help people recall symptoms and act quickly if one occurs, experts say

  • No Need to Stop Taking Statins Before Surgery, Study Finds
    (27-Oct-2015)
    Not using cholesterol-lowering drugs may boost risk of death during recovery from non-cardiac operations

  • Death Rates From Major Illnesses Fall in U.S.
    (27-Oct-2015)
    Prevention key to continued progress in fighting cancer, heart disease and diabetes, researchers say

  • Few Americans Know Warning Signs of Stroke
    (27-Oct-2015)
    New song can help people recall symptoms and act quickly if one occurs, experts say

  • Death Rates From Major Illnesses Fall in U.S.
    (27-Oct-2015)
    Prevention key to continued progress in fighting cancer, heart disease and diabetes, researchers say

  • Studies Reveal Gender Gap in Heart Care
    (26-Oct-2015)
    Younger women less likely than men to be warned of risk, get same treatments or survive after heart attack

  • Studies Reveal Gender Gap in Heart Care
    (26-Oct-2015)
    Younger women less likely than men to be warned of risk, get same treatments or survive after heart attack

  • Studies Reveal Gender Gap in Heart Care
    (26-Oct-2015)
    Younger women less likely than men to be warned of risk, get same treatments or survive after heart attack

  • Studies Reveal Gender Gap in Heart Care
    (26-Oct-2015)
    Younger women less likely than men to be warned of risk, get same treatments or survive after heart attack

  • Nitrous Oxide OK During Surgery for People With Heart Disease
    (26-Oct-2015)
    Study eases concerns about the use of the anesthetic in non-cardiac procedures

  • Loading Up on Fruit, Veggies in Early Adulthood Pays Off Later
    (26-Oct-2015)
    CT scans after 20 years show healthier arteries, study says

  • Studies Reveal Gender Gap in Heart Care
    (26-Oct-2015)
    Younger women less likely than men to be warned of risk, get same treatments or survive after heart attack

  • Pot Use Tied to Specific Type of Stroke in Young
    (26-Oct-2015)
    Stroke patients who smoked marijuana also tended to be younger than those who didn't, study finds

  • Study Refutes Notion That Obese Fare Better Against Chronic Ills
    (23-Oct-2015)
    Prior research suggesting that excess weight may offer protection called flawed

  • Heart Patients Worldwide Missing Out on Key Drugs
    (21-Oct-2015)
    Study cites problems with availability, affordability

  • Magnetic Brain Stimulation Offers Promise for Stroke Victims: Study
    (21-Oct-2015)
    Noninvasive transcranial therapy had effect on arm movements, researchers say

  • Heart Patients Worldwide Missing Out on Key Drugs
    (21-Oct-2015)
    Study cites problems with availability, affordability

  • High Blood Pressure During Pregnancy Tied to Newborn Heart Defects
    (20-Oct-2015)
    But researchers stress the risk is still very low when women have pre-eclampsia

  • Botox Might Prevent Irregular Heartbeat After Bypass Surgery
    (20-Oct-2015)
    Injectable toxin helped thwart atrial fibrillation, researchers report

  • 'Older' Blood Poses No Harm to Heart Surgery Patients: Study
    (20-Oct-2015)
    Storage duration didn't influence complications, death rate

  • Men's, Women's Hearts Age Differently
    (20-Oct-2015)
    Treatments may need to be gender-specific, study suggests

  • Botox Might Prevent Irregular Heartbeat After Bypass Surgery
    (20-Oct-2015)
    Injectable toxin helped thwart atrial fibrillation, researchers report

  • 'Older' Blood Poses No Harm to Heart Surgery Patients: Study
    (20-Oct-2015)
    Storage duration didn't influence complications, death rate

  • Poor Patients May Be More Likely to Die After Heart Surgery: Study
    (19-Oct-2015)
    Higher death rates apparent even with equivalent medical care

  • Poor Patients May Be More Likely to Die After Heart Surgery: Study
    (19-Oct-2015)
    Higher death rates apparent even with equivalent medical care

  • Positive Outlook May Help Heart Disease Patients Heal
    (16-Oct-2015)
    Study found optimists more likely to take meds, exercise and eat healthy

  • Positive Outlook May Help Heart Disease Patients Heal
    (16-Oct-2015)
    Study found optimists more likely to take meds, exercise and eat healthy

  • Positive Outlook May Help Heart Disease Patients Heal
    (16-Oct-2015)
    Study found optimists more likely to take meds, exercise and eat healthy

  • Study Sees Link Between High Cholesterol and Tendon Trouble
    (16-Oct-2015)
    Chronic inflammation could explain possible connection, researchers theorize

  • During Menopause, 'Good' Cholesterol May Lose Protective Effect on Heart
    (16-Oct-2015)
    HDL cholesterol seems to change, and might encourage plaque build-up, research suggests

  • Positive Outlook May Help Heart Disease Patients Heal
    (16-Oct-2015)
    Study found optimists more likely to take meds, exercise and eat healthy

  • During Menopause, 'Good' Cholesterol May Lose Protective Effect on Heart
    (16-Oct-2015)
    HDL cholesterol seems to change, and might encourage plaque build-up, research suggests

  • Study Links Flu Vaccine to Short-Term Drop in Stroke Risk
    (16-Oct-2015)
    Research only sees an association, not a cause-and-effect connection

  • Sleep Apnea May Raise Women's Heart Risk, But Not Men's
    (14-Oct-2015)
    Findings highlight the need to screen women for the nighttime breathing disorder, experts say

  • Should the Annual Physical Be Scrapped?
    (14-Oct-2015)
    Harvard doctors argue for and against this medical ritual

  • Should the Annual Physical Be Scrapped?
    (14-Oct-2015)
    Harvard doctors argue for and against this medical ritual

  • Job Stress Tied to Stroke Risk, Study Suggests
    (14-Oct-2015)
    Those with demanding jobs and little control seem most vulnerable, researchers found

  • Job Stress Tied to Stroke Risk, Study Suggests
    (14-Oct-2015)
    Those with demanding jobs and little control seem most vulnerable, researchers found

  • Younger Women Less Likely to Take Meds After Heart Attack
    (13-Oct-2015)
    This, despite fact they have worse outcomes than men of a similar age, study authors say

  • Younger Women Less Likely to Take Meds After Heart Attack
    (13-Oct-2015)
    This, despite fact they have worse outcomes than men of a similar age, study authors say

  • Confirm High Blood Pressure Outside Doctor's Office, U.S. Task Force Says
    (12-Oct-2015)
    Expert group advises ambulatory or home monitoring before starting treatment

  • Confirm High Blood Pressure Outside Doctor's Office, U.S. Task Force Says
    (12-Oct-2015)
    Expert group advises ambulatory or home monitoring before starting treatment

  • Daily Glass of Wine May Boost Type 2 Diabetics' Heart Health
    (12-Oct-2015)
    People who process alcohol slowly also saw improvements in blood sugar levels, study says

  • Daily Glass of Wine May Boost Type 2 Diabetics' Heart Health
    (12-Oct-2015)
    People who process alcohol slowly also saw improvements in blood sugar levels, study says

  • Daily Glass of Wine May Boost Type 2 Diabetics' Heart Health
    (12-Oct-2015)
    People who process alcohol slowly also saw improvements in blood sugar levels, study says

  • Doctors, Nurse Practitioners Offer Comparable Outpatient Heart Care: Study
    (12-Oct-2015)
    While few differences were found, compliance with guidelines is poor overall

  • Many Doctors Admit Difficulty in Treating Unexplained Stroke: Poll
    (09-Oct-2015)
    Lack of knowledge can affect outcomes, chances of second strokes, survey authors say

  • Many Doctors Admit Difficulty in Treating Unexplained Stroke: Poll
    (09-Oct-2015)
    Lack of knowledge can affect outcomes, chances of second strokes, survey authors say

  • Many Doctors Admit Difficulty in Treating Unexplained Stroke: Poll
    (09-Oct-2015)
    Lack of knowledge can affect outcomes, chances of second strokes, survey authors say

  • Many Doctors Admit Difficulty in Treating Unexplained Stroke: Poll
    (09-Oct-2015)
    Lack of knowledge can affect outcomes, chances of second strokes, survey authors say

  • Whistle … and Walk … While You Work
    (08-Oct-2015)
    Small study found a short stroll restored blood flow in legs after hours of sitting in a chair

  • Sensitive Blood Test May Help Rule Out Heart Attack
    (08-Oct-2015)
    Researchers say goal is to reduce hospital admissions, medical costs

  • Worse Psoriasis, Less Healthy Arteries, Study Finds
    (08-Oct-2015)
    Chronic skin disorder linked to increase risk for heart attack and stroke

  • Sensitive Blood Test May Help Rule Out Heart Attack
    (08-Oct-2015)
    Researchers say goal is to reduce hospital admissions, medical costs

  • Worse Psoriasis, Less Healthy Arteries, Study Finds
    (08-Oct-2015)
    Chronic skin disorder linked to increase risk for heart attack and stroke

  • Worse Psoriasis, Less Healthy Arteries, Study Finds
    (08-Oct-2015)
    Chronic skin disorder linked to increase risk for heart attack and stroke

  • Some Blood Pressure Drugs May Be Risky for Certain Surgery Patients
    (05-Oct-2015)
    Study found those without heart problems faced higher chances of heart trouble after non-cardiac operations

  • Some Blood Pressure Drugs May Be Risky for Certain Surgery Patients
    (05-Oct-2015)
    Study found those without heart problems faced higher chances of heart trouble after non-cardiac operations

  • Some Blood Pressure Drugs May Be Risky for Certain Surgery Patients
    (05-Oct-2015)
    Study found those without heart problems faced higher chances of heart trouble after non-cardiac operations

  • Short Bursts of Intense Exercise Seems Good for Teen Hearts: Study
    (05-Oct-2015)
    High-power workouts improved blood vessel function, researchers say

  • Short Bursts of Intense Exercise Seems Good for Teen Hearts: Study
    (05-Oct-2015)
    High-power workouts improved blood vessel function, researchers say

  • Move More to Prevent Heart Failure
    (05-Oct-2015)
    Study suggests at least 45 minutes of daily activity necessary to lower risk by 20 percent

  • Earlier Hormone Therapy May Pose Less Risk for Menopausal Women
    (30-Sep-2015)
    Starting treatment around onset of menopause seems to lower threat to heart, study says

  • Severely Obese Kids at Higher Risk for Heart Disease, Diabetes
    (30-Sep-2015)
    Study finds heavier boys face even greater odds of future trouble

  • Severely Obese Kids at Higher Risk for Heart Disease, Diabetes
    (30-Sep-2015)
    Study finds heavier boys face even greater odds of future trouble

  • Earlier Hormone Therapy May Pose Less Risk for Menopausal Women
    (30-Sep-2015)
    Starting treatment around onset of menopause seems to lower threat to heart, study says

  • Severely Obese Kids at Higher Risk for Heart Disease, Diabetes
    (30-Sep-2015)
    Study finds heavier boys face even greater odds of future trouble

  • Earlier Hormone Therapy May Pose Less Risk for Menopausal Women
    (30-Sep-2015)
    Starting treatment around onset of menopause seems to lower threat to heart, study says

  • Colds, Flu Up Odds for Stroke in Kids, Though Risk Is Low: Study
    (30-Sep-2015)
    Researchers also found children who had all of their vaccinations were less vulnerable

  • Dieters: Don't Replace Saturated Fats With Processed Carbs
    (29-Sep-2015)
    Study found those who turned to whole grains and healthy fats saw a drop in heart risks

  • Cancer May Be a Hidden Danger to the Heart: Report
    (29-Sep-2015)
    Austrian researchers find telltale signs of heart disease in newly diagnosed cancer patients

  • Health Tip: Things That Affect Your Heart Rate
    (29-Sep-2015)
    Including weather and strong emotions

  • More Evidence High-Fiber, Mediterranean Diet Is Good for You
    (29-Sep-2015)
    Plant-based regimens can boost fatty acids that lower your risk for diabetes, heart disease, study says

  • Cancer May Be a Hidden Danger to the Heart: Report
    (29-Sep-2015)
    Austrian researchers find telltale signs of heart disease in newly diagnosed cancer patients

  • Cancer May Be a Hidden Danger to the Heart: Report
    (29-Sep-2015)
    Austrian researchers find telltale signs of heart disease in newly diagnosed cancer patients

  • Medical Costs Soar for Smokers Who Develop Artery Disease
    (28-Sep-2015)
    More likely to be hospitalized for related leg problems as well as heart disease, heart attack, study finds

  • Preschoolers Can Learn Heart-Healthy Lifestyles
    (28-Sep-2015)
    Kids benefit from being taught good food and exercise habits, study reports

  • Medical Costs Soar for Smokers Who Develop Artery Disease
    (28-Sep-2015)
    More likely to be hospitalized for related leg problems as well as heart disease, heart attack, study finds

  • Sedentary Behavior Linked to Heart Disease in Hispanics
    (28-Sep-2015)
    Those who are least active face added health risks even if they exercise, study finds

  • Childhood Trauma May Boost Heart Disease Risk for a Lifetime
    (28-Sep-2015)
    Learning how to manage stress effectively might help, experts say

  • Sweetened Drinks May Damage Heart, Review Finds
    (28-Sep-2015)
    Added sugars raise risk of heart troubles, stroke, experts say

  • Childhood Trauma May Boost Heart Disease Risk for a Lifetime
    (28-Sep-2015)
    Learning how to manage stress effectively might help, experts say

  • Later Umbilical Cord Clamping May Help Smallest Preemies
    (24-Sep-2015)
    Study found babies had better blood pressure, less need for transfusions with delayed clamping

  • Taking Blood Pressure Drugs at Night May Help Prevent Type 2 Diabetes
    (24-Sep-2015)
    Study finds taking medication at night cut risk of blood sugar disorder in half

  • Taking Blood Pressure Drugs at Night May Help Prevent Type 2 Diabetes
    (24-Sep-2015)
    Study finds taking medication at night cut risk of blood sugar disorder in half

  • Taking Blood Pressure Drugs at Night May Help Prevent Type 2 Diabetes
    (24-Sep-2015)
    Study finds taking medication at night cut risk of blood sugar disorder in half

  • Dizziness After Standing May Hint at Higher Risk of Early Death
    (23-Sep-2015)
    But other conditions, such as dehydration and diabetes, can also make you woozy, experts say

  • Not All Trans Fats Harm the Heart, German Study Contends
    (23-Sep-2015)
    Those found naturally in dairy, meat products may help, while low levels of artificial trans fats might not hurt

  • Fidgeting Might Be Good for Your Health
    (23-Sep-2015)
    Having the jitters may undercut some of the negative effects of prolonged sitting, British study contends

  • Fidgeting Might Be Good for Your Health
    (23-Sep-2015)
    Having the jitters may undercut some of the negative effects of prolonged sitting, British study contends

  • Fidgeting Might Be Good for Your Health
    (23-Sep-2015)
    Having the jitters may undercut some of the negative effects of prolonged sitting, British study contends

  • Not All Trans Fats Harm the Heart, German Study Contends
    (23-Sep-2015)
    Those found naturally in dairy, meat products may help, while low levels of artificial trans fats might not hurt

  • Researchers Pinpoint Brain Region That Manages Multistep Tasks
    (23-Sep-2015)
    Brain injury, diseases can easily disrupt this area that helps control behavior, study finds

  • Coffee May Not Risk Irregular Heartbeat, Study Claims
    (23-Sep-2015)
    Finds no link between beverage and increased odds of atrial fibrillation

  • Fidgeting Might Be Good for Your Health
    (23-Sep-2015)
    Having the jitters may undercut some of the negative effects of prolonged sitting, British study contends

  • Beet Juice Boosts Muscle Power in Heart Patients
    (22-Sep-2015)
    Researchers say dietary nitrate could help these patients climb stairs and get out of a chair

  • Could a Texting App Help Your Heart?
    (22-Sep-2015)
    Patients who got reminders on healthy living saw improvements in cholesterol, blood pressure, weight

  • Beet Juice Boosts Muscle Power in Heart Patients
    (22-Sep-2015)
    Researchers say dietary nitrate could help these patients climb stairs and get out of a chair

  • Could a Texting App Help Your Heart?
    (22-Sep-2015)
    Patients who got reminders on healthy living saw improvements in cholesterol, blood pressure, weight

  • Many Critically Ill Patients Lack 'Do Not Resuscitate' Orders
    (22-Sep-2015)
    After surviving cardiac arrest, only one in four let doctors know their wishes, study finds

  • Beet Juice Boosts Muscle Power in Heart Patients
    (22-Sep-2015)
    Researchers say dietary nitrate could help these patients climb stairs and get out of a chair

  • Could a Texting App Help Your Heart?
    (22-Sep-2015)
    Patients who got reminders on healthy living saw improvements in cholesterol, blood pressure, weight

  • Could a Texting App Help Your Heart?
    (22-Sep-2015)
    Patients who got reminders on healthy living saw improvements in cholesterol, blood pressure, weight

  • Many Critically Ill Patients Lack 'Do Not Resuscitate' Orders
    (22-Sep-2015)
    After surviving cardiac arrest, only one in four let doctors know their wishes, study finds

  • Study: Lowering Beta-Blocker Dose May Boost Survival After Heart Attack
    (21-Sep-2015)
    Dosage should be tailored to the needs of individual patients, researchers say

  • Heart Attack Shouldn't End Your Sex Life
    (21-Sep-2015)
    Research shows it equals same level of physical exertion as a brisk walk

  • Study: Lowering Beta-Blocker Dose May Boost Survival After Heart Attack
    (21-Sep-2015)
    Dosage should be tailored to the needs of individual patients, researchers say

  • Study: Lowering Beta-Blocker Dose May Boost Survival After Heart Attack
    (21-Sep-2015)
    Dosage should be tailored to the needs of individual patients, researchers say

  • Pregnancy Complications May Be Linked to Later Heart Disease
    (21-Sep-2015)
    Risk was particularly high for women who had more than one health problem during pregnancy, study suggests

  • Hi-Tech Scans Spot Brain Damage in High Blood Pressure Patients
    (17-Sep-2015)
    Researchers suggest doctors could use technology to identify possible therapies to fight mental decline

  • New Blood Test May Help Predict Heart Disease Risks in Obese Black Teens
    (17-Sep-2015)
    Girls seemed most prone to increased levels of inflammation

  • Hi-Tech Scans Spot Brain Damage in High Blood Pressure Patients
    (17-Sep-2015)
    Researchers suggest doctors could use technology to identify possible therapies to fight mental decline

  • Researchers Pinpoint Genes Linked to Height, Heart Disease
    (17-Sep-2015)
    Sequencing technology has enabled scientists to ID genetic source of some conditions

  • Health Tip: Controlling Blood Pressure
    (16-Sep-2015)
    Work closely with your doctor

  • Heating, Cooking Are Top Contributors to Air-Pollution Deaths Worldwide
    (16-Sep-2015)
    Agriculture also accounts for significant proportion, study says

  • Diabetes Takes a Toll on Women's Hearts
    (15-Sep-2015)
    Studies find up to a 40 percent greater risk of coronary problems in females

  • Diabetes Takes a Toll on Women's Hearts
    (15-Sep-2015)
    Studies find up to a 40 percent greater risk of coronary problems in females

  • Air Pollution Exposure May Boost Risk of Early Death
    (15-Sep-2015)
    Fine toxic particles are absorbed deep into lungs and blood, researchers say

  • Wealthy Blacks Fare Worse Than Whites After Heart Attack: Study
    (15-Sep-2015)
    Research showed racial survival differences were greatest among the richest

  • Diabetes Takes a Toll on Women's Hearts
    (15-Sep-2015)
    Studies find up to a 40 percent greater risk of coronary problems in females

  • Air Pollution Exposure May Boost Risk of Early Death
    (15-Sep-2015)
    Fine toxic particles are absorbed deep into lungs and blood, researchers say

  • Wealthy Blacks Fare Worse Than Whites After Heart Attack: Study
    (15-Sep-2015)
    Research showed racial survival differences were greatest among the richest

  • Diabetes Takes a Toll on Women's Hearts
    (15-Sep-2015)
    Studies find up to a 40 percent greater risk of coronary problems in females

  • Diabetes Takes a Toll on Women's Hearts
    (15-Sep-2015)
    Studies find up to a 40 percent greater risk of coronary problems in females

  • People in Their 50s Benefit Most From Low-Dose Aspirin, Report Says
    (14-Sep-2015)
    Heart-disease preventive may simultaneously reduce colon cancer risk, task force suggests

  • People in Their 50s Benefit Most From Low-Dose Aspirin, Report Says
    (14-Sep-2015)
    Heart-disease preventive may simultaneously reduce colon cancer risk, task force suggests

  • Sleep Apnea Treatment May Reverse Unhealthy Brain Changes
    (14-Sep-2015)
    In small study, continuous positive airway pressure reduced nerve activity that causes heart ills

  • People in Their 50s Benefit Most From Low-Dose Aspirin, Report Says
    (14-Sep-2015)
    Heart-disease preventive may simultaneously reduce colon cancer risk, task force suggests

  • Major Study Calls for Even Tighter Control of High Blood Pressure
    (11-Sep-2015)
    Aggressive treatment cut rates of heart attack, heart failure and stroke by one-third, deaths by one-quarter

  • Major Study Calls for Even Tighter Control of High Blood Pressure
    (11-Sep-2015)
    Aggressive treatment cut rates of heart attack, heart failure and stroke by one-third, deaths by one-quarter

  • Major Study Calls for Even Tighter Control of High Blood Pressure
    (11-Sep-2015)
    Aggressive treatment cut rates of heart attack, heart failure and stroke by one-third, deaths by one-quarter

  • Major Study Calls for Even Tighter Control of High Blood Pressure
    (11-Sep-2015)
    Aggressive treatment cut rates of heart attack, heart failure and stroke by one-third, deaths by one-quarter

  • Major Study Calls for Even Tighter Control of High Blood Pressure
    (11-Sep-2015)
    Aggressive treatment cut rates of heart attack, heart failure and stroke by one-third, deaths by one-quarter

  • Too Much, Too Little Sleep May Harm the Heart
    (10-Sep-2015)
    Sound slumber 'recharges our batteries,' cardiologist explains

  • Gut Bugs May Affect Body Fat, 'Good' Cholesterol Levels
    (10-Sep-2015)
    But finding does not prove certain intestinal bacteria determine size of one's waistline

  • Too Much, Too Little Sleep May Harm the Heart
    (10-Sep-2015)
    Sound slumber 'recharges our batteries,' cardiologist explains

  • Short, Intense Workouts May Help Hearts of Type 2 Diabetics
    (10-Sep-2015)
    This kind of exercise might also improve diabetes control, researchers say

  • Obamacare Likely to Spur Rise in Chronic Disease Diagnoses: Study
    (09-Sep-2015)
    More with insurance may lead to better treatment of high blood pressure, high cholesterol and diabetes

  • Obamacare Likely to Spur Rise in Chronic Disease Diagnoses: Study
    (09-Sep-2015)
    More with insurance may lead to better treatment of high blood pressure, high cholesterol and diabetes

  • Could Young Men's Low Heart Rate Predict Violent Crime?
    (09-Sep-2015)
    Researchers find a link but not cause-and-effect relationship

  • Exercise Appears Safe, Helpful for Pulmonary Hypertension
    (04-Sep-2015)
    Research review might reassure concerned cardiologists

  • Exercise Appears Safe, Helpful for Pulmonary Hypertension
    (04-Sep-2015)
    Research review might reassure concerned cardiologists

  • Younger Women With Diabetes More Vulnerable to Heart Attack: Study
    (02-Sep-2015)
    Smoking another risk factor for this age group, researchers say

  • Younger Women With Diabetes More Vulnerable to Heart Attack: Study
    (02-Sep-2015)
    Smoking another risk factor for this age group, researchers say

  • Acupuncture Might Help Ease High Blood Pressure
    (02-Sep-2015)
    But small study isn't conclusive, experts say

  • Heart Doctors May Have Hard Time Spotting Valve Problems
    (02-Sep-2015)
    Additional training improved detection of heart murmurs and accompanying conditions, study finds

  • Acupuncture Might Help Ease High Blood Pressure
    (02-Sep-2015)
    But small study isn't conclusive, experts say

  • Secondhand Smoke in Pregnancy, Youth Tied to Irregular Heartbeat Years Later
    (01-Sep-2015)
    Effect was strongest for those without other risk factors for atrial fibrillation, but more study needed

  • Your Heart Is Likely 'Older' Than You Are
    (01-Sep-2015)
    Smoking, high blood pressure and cholesterol can age this vital organ, CDC says

  • Blood Pressure May Be Key to Brain Hemorrhage Recurrence
    (01-Sep-2015)
    Survivors who kept pressure under control helped prevent a second 'bleeding stroke,' study found

  • Your Heart Is Likely 'Older' Than You Are
    (01-Sep-2015)
    Smoking, high blood pressure and cholesterol can age this vital organ, CDC says

  • Secondhand Smoke in Pregnancy, Youth Tied to Irregular Heartbeat Years Later
    (01-Sep-2015)
    Effect was strongest for those without other risk factors for atrial fibrillation, but more study needed

  • Cutting Calories May Help You Fend Off Age-Linked Disease: Study
    (01-Sep-2015)
    Smaller portions could lower risk of heart disease, diabetes, even in low-risk people

  • Your Heart Is Likely 'Older' Than You Are
    (01-Sep-2015)
    Smoking, high blood pressure and cholesterol can age this vital organ, CDC says

  • Secondhand Smoke in Pregnancy, Youth Tied to Irregular Heartbeat Years Later
    (01-Sep-2015)
    Effect was strongest for those without other risk factors for atrial fibrillation, but more study needed

  • Blood Pressure May Be Key to Brain Hemorrhage Recurrence
    (01-Sep-2015)
    Survivors who kept pressure under control helped prevent a second 'bleeding stroke,' study found

  • Secondhand Smoke in Pregnancy, Youth Tied to Irregular Heartbeat Years Later
    (01-Sep-2015)
    Effect was strongest for those without other risk factors for atrial fibrillation, but more study needed

  • Your Heart Is Likely 'Older' Than You Are
    (01-Sep-2015)
    Smoking, high blood pressure and cholesterol can age this vital organ, CDC says

  • Cold Weather May Up Risk of Stroke, Severe Heart Attack for Some
    (31-Aug-2015)
    But more study needed to determine what strategies might cut those risks

  • Naps May Do a Heart Good
    (31-Aug-2015)
    Study found they lowered blood pressure in patients, were linked to better heart and vessel health

  • Cold Weather May Up Risk of Stroke, Severe Heart Attack for Some
    (31-Aug-2015)
    But more study needed to determine what strategies might cut those risks

  • Wireless Pacemaker Shows Promise in Early Trial
    (31-Aug-2015)
    Though it can be placed in heart without surgery, unlike tradtional devices, some safety concerns remain

  • Cold Weather May Up Risk of Stroke, Severe Heart Attack for Some
    (31-Aug-2015)
    But more study needed to determine what strategies might cut those risks

  • Knee, Hip Replacement Surgeries Linked to Heart Risks
    (31-Aug-2015)
    Odds are highest in the month following the procedure, study finds

  • Wireless Pacemaker Shows Promise in Early Trial
    (31-Aug-2015)
    Though it can be placed in heart without surgery, unlike tradtional devices, some safety concerns remain

  • Could Lots of Coffee Up Heart Risks for Young Adults With High Blood Pressure?
    (31-Aug-2015)
    Study finds an association, but can't prove cause and effect

  • Naps May Do a Heart Good
    (31-Aug-2015)
    Study found they lowered blood pressure in patients, were linked to better heart and vessel health

  • Could Lots of Coffee Up Heart Risks for Young Adults With High Blood Pressure?
    (31-Aug-2015)
    Study finds an association, but can't prove cause and effect

  • Cold Weather May Up Risk of Stroke, Severe Heart Attack for Some
    (31-Aug-2015)
    But more study needed to determine what strategies might cut those risks

  • Two Measures of Heart Health May Hint at Seniors' Independence
    (31-Aug-2015)
    Researchers eye earlier detection of decline

  • Cold Weather May Up Risk of Stroke, Severe Heart Attack for Some
    (31-Aug-2015)
    But more study needed to determine what strategies might cut those risks

  • Knee, Hip Replacement Surgeries Linked to Heart Risks
    (31-Aug-2015)
    Odds are highest in the month following the procedure, study finds

  • Cold Weather May Up Risk of Stroke, Severe Heart Attack for Some
    (31-Aug-2015)
    But more study needed to determine what strategies might cut those risks

  • Wireless Pacemaker Shows Promise in Early Trial
    (31-Aug-2015)
    Though it can be placed in heart without surgery, unlike tradtional devices, some safety concerns remain

  • Cold Weather May Up Risk of Stroke, Severe Heart Attack for Some
    (31-Aug-2015)
    But more study needed to determine what strategies might cut those risks

  • Could Lots of Coffee Up Heart Risks for Young Adults With High Blood Pressure?
    (31-Aug-2015)
    Study finds an association, but can't prove cause and effect

  • FDA Approves Second Drug in New Class of Cholesterol-Lowering Medications
    (28-Aug-2015)
    Trials showed Repatha slashed 'bad' LDL cholesterol levels in those who couldn't tolerate statins

  • Obesity May Be Linked to Greater Risk of Stillbirth
    (28-Aug-2015)
    High blood pressure, placental problems could be the connection, researchers say

  • FDA Approves Repatha for High Cholesterol
    (28-Aug-2015)
    A leading cause of heart disease

  • High Blood Pressure During Pregnancy May Reappear Later in Life: Study
    (27-Aug-2015)
    Genetics might play a key role in the findings, researchers say

  • High Blood Pressure During Pregnancy May Reappear Later in Life: Study
    (27-Aug-2015)
    Genetics might play a key role in the findings, researchers say

  • High Blood Pressure During Pregnancy May Reappear Later in Life: Study
    (27-Aug-2015)
    Genetics might play a key role in the findings, researchers say

  • Most Don't Need 'Bridging' When They Stop Warfarin Temporarily
    (26-Aug-2015)
    Clot risk doesn't appear to rise without additional drug treatment, study finds

  • Childhood Cancer Survivors Who've Had One Stroke at Risk of Second
    (26-Aug-2015)
    Rate is double that of people without cancer who've lived through one stroke, study finds

  • Most Don't Need 'Bridging' When They Stop Warfarin Temporarily
    (26-Aug-2015)
    Clot risk doesn't appear to rise without additional drug treatment, study finds

  • Childhood Cancer Survivors Who've Had One Stroke at Risk of Second
    (26-Aug-2015)
    Rate is double that of people without cancer who've lived through one stroke, study finds

  • After Heart Attack, Quitting Smoking Boosts Mental Health, Quality of Life
    (25-Aug-2015)
    People who kick habit also report less chest pain, study finds

  • After Heart Attack, Quitting Smoking Boosts Mental Health, Quality of Life
    (25-Aug-2015)
    People who kick habit also report less chest pain, study finds

  • Health Tip: Having Heart Palpitations
    (25-Aug-2015)
    Strong emotions or medication are possible triggers

  • After Heart Attack, Quitting Smoking Boosts Mental Health, Quality of Life
    (25-Aug-2015)
    People who kick habit also report less chest pain, study finds

  • Mom's Healthy Diet Linked to Lower Heart Defect Risk at Birth
    (25-Aug-2015)
    Researchers looked at what women ate before getting pregnant

  • No Mental Benefits Seen for Elderly Who Stop Blood Pressure Meds
    (24-Aug-2015)
    Prior research had suggested that the drugs might have negative effect on memory and thinking

  • Blood Pressure Drugs Linked to Longer Ovarian Cancer Survival
    (24-Aug-2015)
    But researchers say clinical trials needed to prove older beta blockers lengthen life in these patients

  • Progress Slows Against Heart Disease Deaths for Adults Under 55, Study Shows
    (24-Aug-2015)
    Women seem especially at risk, and more research is needed, experts say

  • No Mental Benefits Seen for Elderly Who Stop Blood Pressure Meds
    (24-Aug-2015)
    Prior research had suggested that the drugs might have negative effect on memory and thinking

  • Exercise May Be Good Medicine for Irregular Heartbeat
    (24-Aug-2015)
    Obese patients with atrial fibrillation saw odds of recurrence decline as fitness level improved

  • Progress Slows Against Heart Disease Deaths for Adults Under 55, Study Shows
    (24-Aug-2015)
    Women seem especially at risk, and more research is needed, experts say

  • Exercise May Be Good Medicine for Irregular Heartbeat
    (24-Aug-2015)
    Obese patients with atrial fibrillation saw odds of recurrence decline as fitness level improved

  • 9 Factors You Can Control May Be Key to Alzheimer's Risk
    (21-Aug-2015)
    Healthy lifestyle important but no guarantee against most common form of dementia, researchers find

  • Severe Headache During Pregnancy May Signal Trouble
    (20-Aug-2015)
    Study found it could be tied to raised risk of complications in women with high blood pressure

  • Workaholics May Face Higher Stroke Risk: Study
    (20-Aug-2015)
    Lack of exercise, stress and higher drinking rates could be to blame, researchers say

  • Workaholics May Face Higher Stroke Risk: Study
    (20-Aug-2015)
    Lack of exercise, stress and higher drinking rates could be to blame, researchers say

  • When Your Spouse Has a Stroke, Your Health May Suffer, Too
    (20-Aug-2015)
    Years of caregiving take physical, emotional toll, study finds

  • Workaholics May Face Higher Stroke Risk: Study
    (20-Aug-2015)
    Lack of exercise, stress and higher drinking rates could be to blame, researchers say

  • When Your Spouse Has a Stroke, Your Health May Suffer, Too
    (20-Aug-2015)
    Years of caregiving take physical, emotional toll, study finds

  • Revamp Abdominal Aneurysm Screening, Save More Men's Lives: Study
    (19-Aug-2015)
    Smokers, seniors and those with high blood pressure face greatest risk

  • Only 1 in 10 With Heart Failure Sent to Rehab Programs
    (19-Aug-2015)
    Younger patients and men more likely to be referred than older patients and women, study finds

  • Only 1 in 10 With Heart Failure Sent to Rehab Programs
    (19-Aug-2015)
    Younger patients and men more likely to be referred than older patients and women, study finds

  • Revamp Abdominal Aneurysm Screening, Save More Men's Lives: Study
    (19-Aug-2015)
    Smokers, seniors and those with high blood pressure face greatest risk

  • Insulin Pumps Nearly Halve Risk of Heart Disease Death for Type 1 Diabetics
    (19-Aug-2015)
    Better blood sugar control, greater education may help explain results, researchers say

  • Insulin Pumps Nearly Halve Risk of Heart Disease Death for Type 1 Diabetics
    (19-Aug-2015)
    Better blood sugar control, greater education may help explain results, researchers say

  • Could Your Smartphone Help Boost Your Heart Health?
    (13-Aug-2015)
    Special apps, trackers may boost weight loss, exercise, quitting smoking, early studies suggest

  • Could Your Smartphone Help Boost Your Heart Health?
    (13-Aug-2015)
    Special apps, trackers may boost weight loss, exercise, quitting smoking, early studies suggest

  • Could Your Smartphone Help Boost Your Heart Health?
    (13-Aug-2015)
    Special apps, trackers may boost weight loss, exercise, quitting smoking, early studies suggest

  • Could Your Smartphone Help Boost Your Heart Health?
    (13-Aug-2015)
    Special apps, trackers may boost weight loss, exercise, quitting smoking, early studies suggest

  • Jury Still Out on Whether Saturated Fat Is Bad for You, Researchers Say
    (12-Aug-2015)
    But clear link seen between trans fats and heart troubles, early death

  • Jury Still Out on Whether Saturated Fat Is Bad for You, Researchers Say
    (12-Aug-2015)
    But clear link seen between trans fats and heart troubles, early death

  • Jury Still Out on Whether Saturated Fat Is Bad for You, Researchers Say
    (12-Aug-2015)
    But clear link seen between trans fats and heart troubles, early death

  • Jury Still Out on Whether Saturated Fat Is Bad for You, Researchers Say
    (12-Aug-2015)
    But clear link seen between trans fats and heart troubles, early death

  • Jury Still Out on Whether Saturated Fat Is Bad for You, Researchers Say
    (12-Aug-2015)
    But clear link seen between trans fats and heart troubles, early death

  • Moderate Exercise May Reduce Men's Heart Failure Risk
    (12-Aug-2015)
    But study also finds too much exercise raises the odds of heart trouble

  • Blood Chemical Test May Predict Risk of Heart Disease Death
    (12-Aug-2015)
    But high-sensitivity troponin screening isn't yet approved in U.S.

  • Hispanics in U.S. Least Likely to Dial 911 for Stroke
    (12-Aug-2015)
    Calling ambulance speeds up critical time to treatment, experts say

  • Blood Chemical Test May Predict Risk of Heart Disease Death
    (12-Aug-2015)
    But high-sensitivity troponin screening isn't yet approved in U.S.

  • Screen Teens With Depression for Heart Disease, Experts Say
    (11-Aug-2015)
    New recommendations note these adolescents not recognized as high-risk group

  • Screen Teens With Depression for Heart Disease, Experts Say
    (11-Aug-2015)
    New recommendations note these adolescents not recognized as high-risk group

  • Screen Teens With Depression for Heart Disease, Experts Say
    (11-Aug-2015)
    New recommendations note these adolescents not recognized as high-risk group

  • Screen Teens With Depression for Heart Disease, Experts Say
    (11-Aug-2015)
    New recommendations note these adolescents not recognized as high-risk group

  • Mixed Results on Value of Testosterone Supplements for Men's Health
    (11-Aug-2015)
    They may not harm the heart, but most men didn't see boost in sex lives either, study found

  • Screen Teens With Depression for Heart Disease, Experts Say
    (11-Aug-2015)
    New recommendations note these adolescents not recognized as high-risk group

  • Screen Teens With Depression for Heart Disease, Experts Say
    (11-Aug-2015)
    New recommendations note these adolescents not recognized as high-risk group

  • More Evidence That Southern Cooking Boosts Heart Risk
    (10-Aug-2015)
    Avoid diet heavy in fried food, processed meats and sugary drinks, experts advise

  • More Evidence That Southern Cooking Boosts Heart Risk
    (10-Aug-2015)
    Avoid diet heavy in fried food, processed meats and sugary drinks, experts advise

  • More Evidence That Southern Cooking Boosts Heart Risk
    (10-Aug-2015)
    Avoid diet heavy in fried food, processed meats and sugary drinks, experts advise

  • More Evidence That Southern Cooking Boosts Heart Risk
    (10-Aug-2015)
    Avoid diet heavy in fried food, processed meats and sugary drinks, experts advise

  • Including Pharmacist on Medical Team May Aid Blood Pressure Control
    (07-Aug-2015)
    Patients had more medication adjustments if a pharmacist was involved in their care, study finds

  • Including Pharmacist on Medical Team May Aid Blood Pressure Control
    (07-Aug-2015)
    Patients had more medication adjustments if a pharmacist was involved in their care, study finds

  • Including Pharmacist on Medical Team May Aid Blood Pressure Control
    (07-Aug-2015)
    Patients had more medication adjustments if a pharmacist was involved in their care, study finds

  • Too Few Heart Attack Patients Get Cardiac Rehab, Study Finds
    (05-Aug-2015)
    Home-based programs could provide alternative for those unable or unwilling to travel, researchers suggest

  • Poor Thinking Skills in Seniors Linked to Heart Attack, Stroke Risks
    (05-Aug-2015)
    Common tie between disorders may be blood vessels, expert suggests

  • Hysterectomy at Younger Age Tied to Heart Disease Risks
    (05-Aug-2015)
    Obesity was the cardiovascular disease risk factor most strongly linked with the procedure at all ages

  • Too Few Heart Attack Patients Get Cardiac Rehab, Study Finds
    (05-Aug-2015)
    Home-based programs could provide alternative for those unable or unwilling to travel, researchers suggest

  • Too Few Heart Attack Patients Get Cardiac Rehab, Study Finds
    (05-Aug-2015)
    Home-based programs could provide alternative for those unable or unwilling to travel, researchers suggest

  • Hysterectomy at Younger Age Tied to Heart Disease Risks
    (05-Aug-2015)
    Obesity was the cardiovascular disease risk factor most strongly linked with the procedure at all ages

  • Spicing Up Your Meals Might Extend Your Life
    (05-Aug-2015)
    Regularly eating chili peppers, other hot foods linked to lower risk of death during study period

  • Too Few Heart Attack Patients Get Cardiac Rehab, Study Finds
    (05-Aug-2015)
    Home-based programs could provide alternative for those unable or unwilling to travel, researchers suggest

  • Poor Thinking Skills in Seniors Linked to Heart Attack, Stroke Risks
    (05-Aug-2015)
    Common tie between disorders may be blood vessels, expert suggests

  • Hysterectomy at Younger Age Tied to Heart Disease Risks
    (05-Aug-2015)
    Obesity was the cardiovascular disease risk factor most strongly linked with the procedure at all ages

  • Poor Thinking Skills in Seniors Linked to Heart Attack, Stroke Risks
    (05-Aug-2015)
    Common tie between disorders may be blood vessels, expert suggests

  • Women and Blacks Fare Worse After Heart Attacks: Study
    (03-Aug-2015)
    Disparities in care may be one reason for the differences, researchers say

  • Women and Blacks Fare Worse After Heart Attacks: Study
    (03-Aug-2015)
    Disparities in care may be one reason for the differences, researchers say

  • Women and Blacks Fare Worse After Heart Attacks: Study
    (03-Aug-2015)
    Disparities in care may be one reason for the differences, researchers say

  • Women and Blacks Fare Worse After Heart Attacks: Study
    (03-Aug-2015)
    Disparities in care may be one reason for the differences, researchers say

  • Stand, Don't Sit, to Get Healthier, Researchers Say
    (31-Jul-2015)
    Even if you exercise, sitting for long periods linked to higher blood sugar, cholesterol levels

  • Stand, Don't Sit, to Get Healthier, Researchers Say
    (31-Jul-2015)
    Even if you exercise, sitting for long periods linked to higher blood sugar, cholesterol levels

  • Stand, Don't Sit, to Get Healthier, Researchers Say
    (31-Jul-2015)
    Even if you exercise, sitting for long periods linked to higher blood sugar, cholesterol levels

  • More Progress Needed To Get Stroke Patients Rapid Care
    (31-Jul-2015)
    Study finds transport time to specialized center was sometimes longer than two hours

  • Do Sporty Teen Girls Live Longer, Healthier Lives?
    (31-Jul-2015)
    Exercise from 13 to 19 cut odds for early death from cancer and all causes, researchers say

  • More Progress Needed To Get Stroke Patients Rapid Care
    (31-Jul-2015)
    Study finds transport time to specialized center was sometimes longer than two hours

  • Older Smokers With Migraines May Face Added Stroke Risk
    (30-Jul-2015)
    Study finds no increased risk among nonsmokers

  • Older Smokers With Migraines May Face Added Stroke Risk
    (30-Jul-2015)
    Study finds no increased risk among nonsmokers

  • Older Smokers With Migraines May Face Added Stroke Risk
    (30-Jul-2015)
    Study finds no increased risk among nonsmokers

  • Implanted Defibrillators Restore Healthy Heart Function to Many: Study
    (29-Jul-2015)
    Findings underscore need to repeatedly check up on patients who get these devices, researcher says

  • New Drug Lowers Levels of Triglyceride Blood Fats: Study
    (29-Jul-2015)
    But it's not yet ready for standard care

  • Implanted Defibrillators Restore Healthy Heart Function to Many: Study
    (29-Jul-2015)
    Findings underscore need to repeatedly check up on patients who get these devices, researcher says

  • New Drug Lowers Levels of Triglyceride Blood Fats: Study
    (29-Jul-2015)
    But it's not yet ready for standard care

  • Implanted Defibrillators Restore Healthy Heart Function to Many: Study
    (29-Jul-2015)
    Findings underscore need to repeatedly check up on patients who get these devices, researcher says

  • Heart Disease, Alzheimer's Linked by Common Risk Factors
    (28-Jul-2015)
    Study finds diabetes, smoking and obesity also affect brain areas tied in memory

  • Big Swings in Blood Pressure Could Spell Trouble
    (27-Jul-2015)
    Wide fluctuations between doctor visits tied to raised odds of heart disease, early death, study says

  • Big Swings in Blood Pressure Could Spell Trouble
    (27-Jul-2015)
    Wide fluctuations between doctor visits tied to raised odds of heart disease, early death, study says

  • Big Swings in Blood Pressure Could Spell Trouble
    (27-Jul-2015)
    Wide fluctuations between doctor visits tied to raised odds of heart disease, early death, study says

  • Praluent Approved to Treat High Cholesterol
    (27-Jul-2015)
    For people at risk of heart attack or stroke

  • Big Swings in Blood Pressure Could Spell Trouble
    (27-Jul-2015)
    Wide fluctuations between doctor visits tied to raised odds of heart disease, early death, study says

  • Big Swings in Blood Pressure Could Spell Trouble
    (27-Jul-2015)
    Wide fluctuations between doctor visits tied to raised odds of heart disease, early death, study says

  • FDA OKs First of New Class of Cholesterol Drugs
    (24-Jul-2015)
    Praluent for people with prior history of heart attack or stroke who've already tried a statin

  • FDA OKs First of New Class of Cholesterol Drugs
    (24-Jul-2015)
    Praluent for people with prior history of heart attack or stroke who've already tried a statin

  • FDA OKs First of New Class of Cholesterol Drugs
    (24-Jul-2015)
    Praluent for people with prior history of heart attack or stroke who've already tried a statin

  • FDA Wants to Strengthen Sugar Labeling
    (24-Jul-2015)
    Adding 'percent daily value' would help consumers avoid unneeded, harmful calories, agency says

  • FDA OKs First of New Class of Cholesterol Drugs
    (24-Jul-2015)
    Praluent for people with prior history of heart attack or stroke who've already tried a statin

  • Less-Invasive Repair of Aortic Aneurysm Better in Short Term: Study
    (22-Jul-2015)
    But survival advantage it showed in fixing bulging, weak spot diminished over time

  • Many Hospitals Overestimate Their Adherence to Stroke Guidelines
    (22-Jul-2015)
    Study shows delivery of clot-busting drug is often later than staff believes

  • When Bystanders Give CPR Right Away, Lives Are Saved, Study Shows
    (21-Jul-2015)
    Starting rescue efforts for victims of cardiac arrest before ambulance arrives boosts survival

  • Antibiotic May Lower Effect of Some Blood Thinners
    (21-Jul-2015)
    Doctors should closely monitor patients who have to take these drugs together, expert says

  • Antibiotic May Lower Effect of Some Blood Thinners
    (21-Jul-2015)
    Doctors should closely monitor patients who have to take these drugs together, expert says

  • When Bystanders Give CPR Right Away, Lives Are Saved, Study Shows
    (21-Jul-2015)
    Starting rescue efforts for victims of cardiac arrest before ambulance arrives boosts survival

  • Blacks at Higher Risk of Sudden Cardiac Arrest Than Whites: Study
    (20-Jul-2015)
    This often-deadly malfunction of heart's electrical system also tends to occur earlier in black people

  • Insured Americans Up to 3 Times Likelier to Get Preventive Care: CDC
    (16-Jul-2015)
    Type of coverage doesn't matter, researchers say

  • Aspirin Use Common Among Americans With Heart Trouble
    (16-Jul-2015)
    CDC finds older people, white men most likely users of the drug endorsed for heart health

  • Aspirin Use Common Among Americans With Heart Trouble
    (16-Jul-2015)
    CDC finds older people, white men most likely users of the drug endorsed for heart health

  • Aspirin Use Common Among Americans With Heart Trouble
    (16-Jul-2015)
    CDC finds older people, white men most likely users of the drug endorsed for heart health

  • Insured Americans Up to 3 Times Likelier to Get Preventive Care: CDC
    (16-Jul-2015)
    Type of coverage doesn't matter, researchers say

  • Aspirin Use Common Among Americans With Heart Trouble
    (16-Jul-2015)
    CDC finds older people, white men most likely users of the drug endorsed for heart health

  • Hospitalization Rates Jump Near 'Fracking' Sites: Study
    (15-Jul-2015)
    Researchers suggest exposure to toxins, high noise levels may help explain link

  • Hospitalization Rates Jump Near 'Fracking' Sites: Study
    (15-Jul-2015)
    Researchers suggest exposure to toxins, high noise levels may help explain link

  • Wildfires May Spark Heart Hazards for Miles Around
    (15-Jul-2015)
    Fine-particle pollution linked to cardiac arrests, heart attacks, study finds

  • Secondhand Smoke Tied to Raised Stroke Risk in Study
    (15-Jul-2015)
    Odds of brain attack boosted by 30 percent, researchers say

  • Hospitalization Rates Jump Near 'Fracking' Sites: Study
    (15-Jul-2015)
    Researchers suggest exposure to toxins, high noise levels may help explain link

  • Wildfires May Spark Heart Hazards for Miles Around
    (15-Jul-2015)
    Fine-particle pollution linked to cardiac arrests, heart attacks, study finds

  • Secondhand Smoke Tied to Raised Stroke Risk in Study
    (15-Jul-2015)
    Odds of brain attack boosted by 30 percent, researchers say

  • Wider Use of Statin Drugs Could Save Thousands More Lives: Report
    (14-Jul-2015)
    New guidelines would have 13 million more Americans taking the cholesterol drugs, experts say

  • Wider Use of Statin Drugs Could Save Thousands More Lives: Report
    (14-Jul-2015)
    New guidelines would have 13 million more Americans taking the cholesterol drugs, experts say

  • More Evidence a Healthy Diet Can Lower Risks of Heart Disease, Cancer
    (14-Jul-2015)
    Poor adults with good nutrition had 20 percent lower odds of disease-related death during study period

  • More Evidence a Healthy Diet Can Lower Risks of Heart Disease, Cancer
    (14-Jul-2015)
    Poor adults with good nutrition had 20 percent lower odds of disease-related death during study period

  • Wider Use of Statin Drugs Could Save Thousands More Lives: Report
    (14-Jul-2015)
    New guidelines would have 13 million more Americans taking the cholesterol drugs, experts say

  • 1 in 6 Americans Too Far From Lifesaving Heart Centers
    (13-Jul-2015)
    Problem affects more rural, poor and Hispanic people, study finds

  • 1 in 6 Americans Too Far From Lifesaving Heart Centers
    (13-Jul-2015)
    Problem affects more rural, poor and Hispanic people, study finds

  • 1 in 6 Americans Too Far From Lifesaving Heart Centers
    (13-Jul-2015)
    Problem affects more rural, poor and Hispanic people, study finds

  • FDA Strengthens Heart Attack, Stroke Warning for Popular Painkillers
    (10-Jul-2015)
    NSAIDS include such drugs as ibuprofen and naproxen; aspirin not included in alert

  • Experts Urge Caution With Popular Painkillers After FDA Warning
    (10-Jul-2015)
    Tougher labels reflect mounting evidence that NSAIDs such as ibuprofen, naproxen raise heart, stroke risk

  • In Some Ways, Fast Food No Worse for Health Than Full-Service Meals: Study
    (10-Jul-2015)
    Salt, cholesterol consumption higher at sit-down restaurants, researchers find

  • In Some Ways, Fast Food No Worse for Health Than Full-Service Meals: Study
    (10-Jul-2015)
    Salt, cholesterol consumption higher at sit-down restaurants, researchers find

  • In Some Ways, Fast Food No Worse for Health Than Full-Service Meals: Study
    (10-Jul-2015)
    Salt, cholesterol consumption higher at sit-down restaurants, researchers find

  • FDA Strengthens Heart Attack, Stroke Warning for Popular Painkillers
    (10-Jul-2015)
    NSAIDS include such drugs as ibuprofen and naproxen; aspirin not included in alert

  • Experts Urge Caution With Popular Painkillers After FDA Warning
    (10-Jul-2015)
    Tougher labels reflect mounting evidence that NSAIDs such as ibuprofen, naproxen raise heart, stroke risk

  • Deaths From High Blood Pressure Should Plummet Under 'Obamacare': Study
    (09-Jul-2015)
    Researchers estimate access to treatment could save 6,000 lives a year

  • Study Questions Safety of Chemicals Used in Plastic Consumer Products
    (09-Jul-2015)
    Researchers say they see link to risk of high blood pressure and diabetes in children

  • Uric Acid May Limit Stroke Disability In Women
    (09-Jul-2015)
    But study found no benefit for men, and plan further research

  • Only 1 in 10 Americans Eats Enough Fruits and Veggies: CDC
    (09-Jul-2015)
    The foods help lower risk of illnesses such as obesity, heart disease and type 2 diabetes, expert says

  • Deaths From High Blood Pressure Should Plummet Under 'Obamacare': Study
    (09-Jul-2015)
    Researchers estimate access to treatment could save 6,000 lives a year

  • Study Questions Safety of Chemicals Used in Plastic Consumer Products
    (09-Jul-2015)
    Researchers say they see link to risk of high blood pressure and diabetes in children

  • Only 1 in 10 Americans Eats Enough Fruits and Veggies: CDC
    (09-Jul-2015)
    The foods help lower risk of illnesses such as obesity, heart disease and type 2 diabetes, expert says

  • Deaths From High Blood Pressure Should Plummet Under 'Obamacare': Study
    (09-Jul-2015)
    Researchers estimate access to treatment could save 6,000 lives a year

  • Uric Acid May Limit Stroke Disability In Women
    (09-Jul-2015)
    But study found no benefit for men, and plan further research

  • Deaths From High Blood Pressure Should Plummet Under 'Obamacare': Study
    (09-Jul-2015)
    Researchers estimate access to treatment could save 6,000 lives a year

  • Uric Acid May Limit Stroke Disability In Women
    (09-Jul-2015)
    But study found no benefit for men, and plan further research

  • Breast-Feeding Tied to Healthier Arteries in Middle Age
    (08-Jul-2015)
    But it remains unknown whether these women will have lower rates of heart attack, stroke as they age

  • Breast-Feeding Tied to Healthier Arteries in Middle Age
    (08-Jul-2015)
    But it remains unknown whether these women will have lower rates of heart attack, stroke as they age

  • Breast-Feeding Tied to Healthier Arteries in Middle Age
    (08-Jul-2015)
    But it remains unknown whether these women will have lower rates of heart attack, stroke as they age

  • Breast-Feeding Tied to Healthier Arteries in Middle Age
    (08-Jul-2015)
    But it remains unknown whether these women will have lower rates of heart attack, stroke as they age

  • Breast-Feeding Tied to Healthier Arteries in Middle Age
    (08-Jul-2015)
    But it remains unknown whether these women will have lower rates of heart attack, stroke as they age

  • Chronic Ills May Add Up to a Shortened Life Span
    (07-Jul-2015)
    Study finds combination of diabetes, heart disease and stroke can cut up to 15 years of life expectancy

  • Chronic Ills May Add Up to a Shortened Life Span
    (07-Jul-2015)
    Study finds combination of diabetes, heart disease and stroke can cut up to 15 years of life expectancy

  • How Long Do Patients With Clots in the Lung Need Blood Thinners?
    (07-Jul-2015)
    New French study suggests that anti-clotting drugs may be needed for the very long term

  • How Long Do Patients With Clots in the Lung Need Blood Thinners?
    (07-Jul-2015)
    New French study suggests that anti-clotting drugs may be needed for the very long term

  • Wide Variations Seen in U.S. Stroke Care
    (07-Jul-2015)
    Only small percentage of patients receive clot-busting drug or other urgent treatment, study shows

  • Chronic Ills May Add Up to a Shortened Life Span
    (07-Jul-2015)
    Study finds combination of diabetes, heart disease and stroke can cut up to 15 years of life expectancy

  • Tiny Brain Lesions Linked to Raised Risk of Stroke Death
    (07-Jul-2015)
    Even in those with no symptoms, small damaged areas were tied to greater odds of stroke, study finds

  • Stroke Tied to Long-Term Mental Decline
    (07-Jul-2015)
    Deterioration centers around ability to think, plan, study finds

  • Wide Variations Seen in U.S. Stroke Care
    (07-Jul-2015)
    Only small percentage of patients receive clot-busting drug or other urgent treatment, study shows

  • Chronic Ills May Add Up to a Shortened Life Span
    (07-Jul-2015)
    Study finds combination of diabetes, heart disease and stroke can cut up to 15 years of life expectancy

  • How Long Do Patients With Clots in the Lung Need Blood Thinners?
    (07-Jul-2015)
    New French study suggests that anti-clotting drugs may be needed for the very long term

  • Tiny Brain Lesions Linked to Raised Risk of Stroke Death
    (07-Jul-2015)
    Even in those with no symptoms, small damaged areas were tied to greater odds of stroke, study finds

  • Stroke Tied to Long-Term Mental Decline
    (07-Jul-2015)
    Deterioration centers around ability to think, plan, study finds

  • Calcium Scan Can Predict Premature Death Risk, Study Says
    (06-Jul-2015)
    Noninvasive look at arteries may benefit people without obvious heart symptoms

  • Some People Do Age Faster Than Others
    (06-Jul-2015)
    At 38, the biology of some adults was 20 years older, study finds

  • Calcium Scan Can Predict Premature Death Risk, Study Says
    (06-Jul-2015)
    Noninvasive look at arteries may benefit people without obvious heart symptoms

  • Many Americans Trying to Cut Their Salt Intake: CDC
    (02-Jul-2015)
    Overall, half of adults surveyed recently said they were trying to avoid sodium

  • Many Americans Trying to Cut Their Salt Intake: CDC
    (02-Jul-2015)
    Overall, half of adults surveyed recently said they were trying to avoid sodium

  • Migraine's Link to Higher Heart Disease Risk May Not Be Genetic
    (02-Jul-2015)
    Study suggests non-genetic factors may be what increases risk

  • Rapid Response Guidelines May Improve Children's Stroke Care
    (02-Jul-2015)
    Researchers report treatment recommendations got kids evaluated faster in ER

  • Rapid Response Guidelines May Improve Children's Stroke Care
    (02-Jul-2015)
    Researchers report treatment recommendations got kids evaluated faster in ER

  • Many Americans Trying to Cut Their Salt Intake: CDC
    (02-Jul-2015)
    Overall, half of adults surveyed recently said they were trying to avoid sodium

  • Menopausal Women at Lower Heart Risk Than Men of Similar Age
    (01-Jul-2015)
    Study found little difference between menopause types, but black women had less advantage than white

  • Menopausal Women at Lower Heart Risk Than Men of Similar Age
    (01-Jul-2015)
    Study found little difference between menopause types, but black women had less advantage than white

  • A Healthy Body Often Equals a Healthy Brain
    (30-Jun-2015)
    Experts stress that exercise, good diet help maintain memory as much as mental challenges do

  • Make CPR, Defibrillator Training Mandatory for High School Graduation: Experts
    (30-Jun-2015)
    Having everyone learn these lifesaving interventions could boost cardiac arrest survival, panel says

  • White Men May Get Better Treatment for Abnormal Heartbeat
    (30-Jun-2015)
    Women and minorities with atrial fibrillation less likely to receive standard of care, study says

  • White Men May Get Better Treatment for Abnormal Heartbeat
    (30-Jun-2015)
    Women and minorities with atrial fibrillation less likely to receive standard of care, study says

  • Trauma, PTSD May Raise Women's Odds of Heart Attack, Stroke: Study
    (29-Jun-2015)
    But the research didn't establish a cause-and-effect relationship

  • Heart Association's Stroke Guidelines Support Clot-Removing Device
    (29-Jun-2015)
    If clot-busting drugs don't work, device can be used to pull the blockage out through the artery

  • Health Tip: Exercising With Heart Problems
    (29-Jun-2015)
    Consult your doctor first

  • Heart Association's Stroke Guidelines Support Clot-Removing Device
    (29-Jun-2015)
    If clot-busting drugs don't work, device can be used to pull the blockage out through the artery

  • Trauma, PTSD May Raise Women's Odds of Heart Attack, Stroke: Study
    (29-Jun-2015)
    But the research didn't establish a cause-and-effect relationship

  • Heart Association's Stroke Guidelines Support Clot-Removing Device
    (29-Jun-2015)
    If clot-busting drugs don't work, device can be used to pull the blockage out through the artery

  • Trauma, PTSD May Raise Women's Odds of Heart Attack, Stroke: Study
    (29-Jun-2015)
    But the research didn't establish a cause-and-effect relationship

  • Half of U.S. Hispanics With High Cholesterol Unaware They Have It: Study
    (24-Jun-2015)
    And two-thirds who are aware don't get treatment for condition that raises risk of heart disease

  • Health Tip: What's Behind High Cholesterol?
    (24-Jun-2015)
    Risk factors include poor diet and exercise habits

  • Half of U.S. Hispanics With High Cholesterol Unaware They Have It: Study
    (24-Jun-2015)
    And two-thirds who are aware don't get treatment for condition that raises risk of heart disease

  • Half of U.S. Hispanics With High Cholesterol Unaware They Have It: Study
    (24-Jun-2015)
    And two-thirds who are aware don't get treatment for condition that raises risk of heart disease

  • Half of U.S. Hispanics With High Cholesterol Unaware They Have It: Study
    (24-Jun-2015)
    And two-thirds who are aware don't get treatment for condition that raises risk of heart disease

  • Half of U.S. Hispanics With High Cholesterol Unaware They Have It: Study
    (24-Jun-2015)
    And two-thirds who are aware don't get treatment for condition that raises risk of heart disease

  • Noisy Neighborhoods Tied to Higher Stroke Risk
    (24-Jun-2015)
    Study suggests elderly may be even more affected by traffic sounds

  • Half of U.S. Hispanics With High Cholesterol Unaware They Have It: Study
    (24-Jun-2015)
    And two-thirds who are aware don't get treatment for condition that raises risk of heart disease

  • Noisy Neighborhoods Tied to Higher Stroke Risk
    (24-Jun-2015)
    Study suggests elderly may be even more affected by traffic sounds

  • Too Few Older Heart Attack Patients Get Implanted Defibrillators, Study Finds
    (23-Jun-2015)
    Age alone should not be a barrier, researchers say

  • Too Few Older Heart Attack Patients Get Implanted Defibrillators, Study Finds
    (23-Jun-2015)
    Age alone should not be a barrier, researchers say

  • Intense Therapy Helps Restore Arm Function Long After Stroke: Study
    (23-Jun-2015)
    Participants had been severely impaired for a year or more

  • Can Smartphones Interfere With Pacemakers?
    (22-Jun-2015)
    Study finds tiny risk, and users are advised to keep phones away from chest pockets

  • Drug May Be Antidote to Bleeding Tied to Blood Thinner Pradaxa
    (22-Jun-2015)
    Idarucizumab quickly reversed the effect in 100 percent of cases, study found

  • Even Slightly Elevated Blood Pressure May Pose Problems for Young Adults
    (22-Jun-2015)
    Treatment should begin early to prevent heart trouble, researchers say

  • Even Slightly Elevated Blood Pressure May Pose Problems for Young Adults
    (22-Jun-2015)
    Treatment should begin early to prevent heart trouble, researchers say

  • Can Smartphones Interfere With Pacemakers?
    (22-Jun-2015)
    Study finds tiny risk, and users are advised to keep phones away from chest pockets

  • Anti-Clotting Drug Approved For Angioplasty
    (22-Jun-2015)
    Kengreal prevents blood platelets from accumulating

  • Drug May Be Antidote to Bleeding Tied to Blood Thinner Pradaxa
    (22-Jun-2015)
    Idarucizumab quickly reversed the effect in 100 percent of cases, study found

  • Health Tip: Know Your Risk for Aneurysm
    (19-Jun-2015)
    Including lifestyle and family history

  • Can U.S. Health-Care System Afford New, Improved Cholesterol Drugs?
    (18-Jun-2015)
    Medications may cost as much as $12,000 per person each year

  • Can U.S. Health-Care System Afford New, Improved Cholesterol Drugs?
    (18-Jun-2015)
    Medications may cost as much as $12,000 per person each year

  • Can U.S. Health-Care System Afford New, Improved Cholesterol Drugs?
    (18-Jun-2015)
    Medications may cost as much as $12,000 per person each year

  • Can U.S. Health-Care System Afford New, Improved Cholesterol Drugs?
    (18-Jun-2015)
    Medications may cost as much as $12,000 per person each year

  • Can U.S. Health-Care System Afford New, Improved Cholesterol Drugs?
    (18-Jun-2015)
    Medications may cost as much as $12,000 per person each year

  • Heart Rate Changes Linked to Sexual Problems in Women
    (18-Jun-2015)
    Preliminary finding could lead to easier way to diagnose dysfunction, expert says

  • Can U.S. Health-Care System Afford New, Improved Cholesterol Drugs?
    (18-Jun-2015)
    Medications may cost as much as $12,000 per person each year

  • Improved Artificial Heart Valve Approved
    (17-Jun-2015)
    Changes designed to minimize leaks

  • Herpes Virus Tied to Angina Risk, Study Suggests
    (16-Jun-2015)
    But researchers note that only 1 percent of people has the virus strain hidden in their DNA

  • Herpes Virus Tied to Angina Risk, Study Suggests
    (16-Jun-2015)
    But researchers note that only 1 percent of people has the virus strain hidden in their DNA

  • FDA Tells Food Industry to Stop Using Artificial Trans Fats
    (16-Jun-2015)
    Agency gives manufacturers three years to remove them from all foods sold to Americans

  • FDA Tells Food Industry to Stop Using Artificial Trans Fats
    (16-Jun-2015)
    Agency gives manufacturers three years to remove them from all foods sold to Americans

  • Many Americans Ill-Informed About Heart Failure: Survey
    (16-Jun-2015)
    Recognizing symptoms is key to effective treatment, cardiologist says

  • More Research Hints at Chocolate's Heart Benefits
    (16-Jun-2015)
    Study included milk chocolate, but did not prove cause-and-effect

  • More Research Hints at Chocolate's Heart Benefits
    (16-Jun-2015)
    Study included milk chocolate, but did not prove cause-and-effect

  • Seeing Their Clogged Arteries Can Spur Healthy Changes in Patients
    (15-Jun-2015)
    Group shown images more likely to stop smoking, eat healthier foods and take meds, study found

  • FDA Ban on Harmful Trans Fats Expected Soon
    (15-Jun-2015)
    Food companies will likely need to petition government before using partially hydrogenated oils

  • Seeing Their Clogged Arteries Can Spur Healthy Changes in Patients
    (15-Jun-2015)
    Group shown images more likely to stop smoking, eat healthier foods and take meds, study found

  • Seeing Their Clogged Arteries Can Spur Healthy Changes in Patients
    (15-Jun-2015)
    Group shown images more likely to stop smoking, eat healthier foods and take meds, study found

  • FDA Ban on Harmful Trans Fats Expected Soon
    (15-Jun-2015)
    Food companies will likely need to petition government before using partially hydrogenated oils

  • Seeing Their Clogged Arteries Can Spur Healthy Changes in Patients
    (15-Jun-2015)
    Group shown images more likely to stop smoking, eat healthier foods and take meds, study found

  • FDA Advisers Recommend Approval of 2nd New Cholesterol Drug
    (11-Jun-2015)
    Trials show they slash levels of 'bad' LDL cholesterol, and could benefit those who don't tolerate statins

  • FDA Advisers Recommend Approval of 2nd New Cholesterol Drug
    (11-Jun-2015)
    Trials show they slash levels of 'bad' LDL cholesterol, and could benefit those who don't tolerate statins

  • FDA Advisers Recommend Approval of 2nd New Cholesterol Drug
    (11-Jun-2015)
    Trials show they slash levels of 'bad' LDL cholesterol, and could benefit those who don't tolerate statins

  • FDA Advisers Recommend Approval of 2nd New Cholesterol Drug
    (11-Jun-2015)
    Trials show they slash levels of 'bad' LDL cholesterol, and could benefit those who don't tolerate statins

  • Educating Stroke Survivors Helps Them Spot Another Stroke Faster
    (11-Jun-2015)
    Program can be especially helpful for minority patients, researchers noted

  • Educating Stroke Survivors Helps Them Spot Another Stroke Faster
    (11-Jun-2015)
    Program can be especially helpful for minority patients, researchers noted

  • FDA Advisers Recommend Approval of 2nd New Cholesterol Drug
    (11-Jun-2015)
    Trials show they slash levels of 'bad' LDL cholesterol, and could benefit those who don't tolerate statins

  • FDA Advisers Recommend Approval of First of 2 New Cholesterol Drugs
    (10-Jun-2015)
    Trials show they slash levels of 'bad' cholesterol; could be used by people who don't respond to statins

  • FDA Advisers Recommend Approval of First of 2 New Cholesterol Drugs
    (10-Jun-2015)
    Trials show they slash levels of 'bad' cholesterol; could be used by people who don't respond to statins

  • Popular Heartburn Meds Linked to Higher Risk of Heart Attack
    (10-Jun-2015)
    But don't stop taking proton pump inhibitors based on this study, expert says

  • Health Tip: Know Your Risk for High Blood Pressure
    (10-Jun-2015)
    Age and lifestyle are factors

  • Popular Heartburn Meds Linked to Higher Risk of Heart Attack
    (10-Jun-2015)
    But don't stop taking proton pump inhibitors based on this study, expert says

  • Early CPR Spurred by Smartphone Alerts Saves Lives
    (10-Jun-2015)
    Phone apps get trained volunteers to cardiac-arrest victims before ambulance, researchers say

  • FDA Advisers Recommend Approval of First of 2 New Cholesterol Drugs
    (10-Jun-2015)
    Trials show they slash levels of 'bad' cholesterol; could be used by people who don't respond to statins

  • Stroke Ages Brain by 8 Years, Study Finds
    (09-Jun-2015)
    Memory impaired, thinking speed slowed in those who suffered brain attack

  • World's Population Is Getting Sicker, Study Shows
    (08-Jun-2015)
    People lose more 'years of healthy life' to illness now than they did in the 1990s, global survey reports

  • Statins Pose No Greater Harm to Memory, Study Suggests
    (08-Jun-2015)
    Review of more than a million patients finds the drugs are no worse for recall than other cholesterol fighters

  • Resuming Blood Pressure Meds After Surgery Linked to Better Outcomes
    (04-Jun-2015)
    Study suggests delay in restarting drugs leads to more complications

  • Resuming Blood Pressure Meds After Surgery Linked to Better Outcomes
    (04-Jun-2015)
    Study suggests delay in restarting drugs leads to more complications

  • Test Endurance Athletes for Heart Woes While They Exercise: Study
    (03-Jun-2015)
    European researchers report detection of arrhythmias should also focus on right ventricle

  • Tight Blood Sugar Control Helps the Heart in Type 2 Diabetes
    (03-Jun-2015)
    But study showed it's not enough to prevent related deaths

  • Cholesterol Drugs May Boost Outcomes After Bypass
    (02-Jun-2015)
    People taking a statin had lower risk of dying in weeks after the heart surgery, researchers say

  • Cholesterol Drugs May Boost Outcomes After Bypass
    (02-Jun-2015)
    People taking a statin had lower risk of dying in weeks after the heart surgery, researchers say

  • Cholesterol Drugs May Boost Outcomes After Bypass
    (02-Jun-2015)
    People taking a statin had lower risk of dying in weeks after the heart surgery, researchers say

  • Average New Yorker Sits 7 Hours Each Day: Study
    (28-May-2015)
    Rates may even be higher, and experts warn that too little daily activity can cause serious harm

  • Average New Yorker Sits 7 Hours Each Day: Study
    (28-May-2015)
    Rates may even be higher, and experts warn that too little daily activity can cause serious harm

  • Average New Yorker Sits 7 Hours Each Day: Study
    (28-May-2015)
    Rates may even be higher, and experts warn that too little daily activity can cause serious harm

  • Don't Give Heart-Healthy Patients Blood Pressure Drugs Before Surgery: Study
    (27-May-2015)
    But those with three or four heart risk factors may benefit from getting beta-blockers

  • Poorer Blacks May Face Higher Odds of Heart Disease
    (27-May-2015)
    For black women, study finds risk is doubled among those with lowest income

  • Don't Give Heart-Healthy Patients Blood Pressure Drugs Before Surgery: Study
    (27-May-2015)
    But those with three or four heart risk factors may benefit from getting beta-blockers

  • Poorer Blacks May Face Higher Odds of Heart Disease
    (27-May-2015)
    For black women, study finds risk is doubled among those with lowest income

  • Don't Give Heart-Healthy Patients Blood Pressure Drugs Before Surgery: Study
    (27-May-2015)
    But those with three or four heart risk factors may benefit from getting beta-blockers

  • Poorer Blacks May Face Higher Odds of Heart Disease
    (27-May-2015)
    For black women, study finds risk is doubled among those with lowest income

  • Don't Give Heart-Healthy Patients Blood Pressure Drugs Before Surgery: Study
    (27-May-2015)
    But those with three or four heart risk factors may benefit from getting beta-blockers

  • Poorer Blacks May Face Higher Odds of Heart Disease
    (27-May-2015)
    For black women, study finds risk is doubled among those with lowest income

  • Poorer Blacks May Face Higher Odds of Heart Disease
    (27-May-2015)
    For black women, study finds risk is doubled among those with lowest income

  • Don't Give Heart-Healthy Patients Blood Pressure Drugs Before Surgery: Study
    (27-May-2015)
    But those with three or four heart risk factors may benefit from getting beta-blockers

  • Newer Birth Control Pills May Slightly Raise Blood Clot Risk
    (27-May-2015)
    Study finds effect with brands such as Yaz, Yasmin and Desogen, but risk to any one user remains very low

  • Poorer Blacks May Face Higher Odds of Heart Disease
    (27-May-2015)
    For black women, study finds risk is doubled among those with lowest income

  • Don't Give Heart-Healthy Patients Blood Pressure Drugs Before Surgery: Study
    (27-May-2015)
    But those with three or four heart risk factors may benefit from getting beta-blockers

  • Blood Pressure Vaccine Shows Promise in Rats
    (26-May-2015)
    Experimental treatment might benefit people who forget to take meds, researcher says

  • Blood Pressure Vaccine Shows Promise in Rats
    (26-May-2015)
    Experimental treatment might benefit people who forget to take meds, researcher says

  • 'Moderate'Drinking Might Harm Older People's Hearts: Study
    (26-May-2015)
    Research seems to question current recommendations regarding alcohol consumption

  • Health Tip: Exercise Boosts Heart Health
    (22-May-2015)
    It can help lower blood pressure and cholesterol

  • COPD Raises Cardiac Death Risk for Those With Irregular Heartbeat
    (20-May-2015)
    But the lung condition not tied to raised stroke risk in these patients

  • Heart Risk Factors May Harm Black Women More Than Whites
    (20-May-2015)
    Fewer unhealthy signs are needed before black women's risk starts to rise, study finds

  • Heart Risk Factors May Harm Black Women More Than Whites
    (20-May-2015)
    Fewer unhealthy signs are needed before black women's risk starts to rise, study finds

  • Heart Risk Factors May Harm Black Women More Than Whites
    (20-May-2015)
    Fewer unhealthy signs are needed before black women's risk starts to rise, study finds

  • Cholesterol Drugs May Lower Stroke Risk for Healthy Older Adults
    (20-May-2015)
    Statins and fibrates both drop chances by about one-third, study suggests

  • COPD Raises Cardiac Death Risk for Those With Irregular Heartbeat
    (20-May-2015)
    But the lung condition not tied to raised stroke risk in these patients

  • Heart Risk Factors May Harm Black Women More Than Whites
    (20-May-2015)
    Fewer unhealthy signs are needed before black women's risk starts to rise, study finds

  • Cholesterol Drugs May Lower Stroke Risk for Healthy Older Adults
    (20-May-2015)
    Statins and fibrates both drop chances by about one-third, study suggests

  • Bullied as a Kid, Obese as a Grown-up?
    (20-May-2015)
    Study finds link between childhood victimization and adult health problems

  • COPD Raises Cardiac Death Risk for Those With Irregular Heartbeat
    (20-May-2015)
    But the lung condition not tied to raised stroke risk in these patients

  • Heart Risk Factors May Harm Black Women More Than Whites
    (20-May-2015)
    Fewer unhealthy signs are needed before black women's risk starts to rise, study finds

  • Cholesterol Drugs May Lower Stroke Risk for Healthy Older Adults
    (20-May-2015)
    Statins and fibrates both drop chances by about one-third, study suggests

  • One-Third of Americans Have Dangerous Mix of Heart Risk Factors
    (19-May-2015)
    Metabolic syndrome, which includes high blood pressure and obesity, increases with age, researchers say

  • One-Third of Americans Have Dangerous Mix of Heart Risk Factors
    (19-May-2015)
    Metabolic syndrome, which includes high blood pressure and obesity, increases with age, researchers say

  • One-Third of Americans Have Dangerous Mix of Heart Risk Factors
    (19-May-2015)
    Metabolic syndrome, which includes high blood pressure and obesity, increases with age, researchers say

  • Many ER Patients With Chest Pain Can Be Sent Home, Study Finds
    (18-May-2015)
    Vast majority who have normal cardiac test results are in no immediate danger, researchers say

  • Stenting Outcomes Vary Widely Among U.S. Hospitals
    (18-May-2015)
    Stroke, death more common at some centers than others

  • Stenting Outcomes Vary Widely Among U.S. Hospitals
    (18-May-2015)
    Stroke, death more common at some centers than others

  • How Safe Is Exercise for Those With Common Irregular Heartbeat?
    (15-May-2015)
    Atrial fibrillation strikes many older Americans, and study finds gender influences safety of physical activity

  • World's Tiniest Pacemaker Seems Safe, Effective in Trial
    (15-May-2015)
    Device is 93 percent smaller than prior pacemakers that are implanted through a vein

  • Too Much, Too Little Sleep May Up Stroke Risk for Those With High Blood Pressure
    (15-May-2015)
    Researchers find odds about 80 percent higher among people with insufficient shuteye

  • Activity Improves Survival for Those With Implanted Defibrillators
    (15-May-2015)
    People who are most active soon after getting heart device tend to live longer, researchers find

  • Using 'Heartphone' to Detect Cardiac Irregularity
    (15-May-2015)
    Researchers say smartphone apps can work for atrial fibrillation screening

  • Even Elite Athletes May Have Heart Abnormalities
    (15-May-2015)
    Study of Olympic prospects finds 'large prevalence' of defects

  • Activity Improves Survival for Those With Implanted Defibrillators
    (15-May-2015)
    People who are most active soon after getting heart device tend to live longer, researchers find

  • World's Tiniest Pacemaker Seems Safe, Effective in Trial
    (15-May-2015)
    Device is 93 percent smaller than prior pacemakers that are implanted through a vein

  • Activity Improves Survival for Those With Implanted Defibrillators
    (15-May-2015)
    People who are most active soon after getting heart device tend to live longer, researchers find

  • How Safe Is Exercise for Those With Common Irregular Heartbeat?
    (15-May-2015)
    Atrial fibrillation strikes many older Americans, and study finds gender influences safety of physical activity

  • Early Menopause Tied to Lower Risk of Irregular Heartbeat
    (15-May-2015)
    Women who entered it before age 44 were slightly less likely to develop atrial fibrillation in study

  • Too Much, Too Little Sleep May Up Stroke Risk for Those With High Blood Pressure
    (15-May-2015)
    Researchers find odds about 80 percent higher among people with insufficient shuteye

  • World's Tiniest Pacemaker Seems Safe, Effective in Trial
    (15-May-2015)
    Device is 93 percent smaller than prior pacemakers that are implanted through a vein

  • Botox: An Rx for Irregular Heartbeat After Cardiac Surgery?
    (14-May-2015)
    Preliminary trial found the drug effective against potentially fatal atrial fibrillation

  • Hand-Grip Strength May Provide Clues to Heart Health
    (14-May-2015)
    Researchers found decrease was linked to higher risk of heart attack, stroke and premature death

  • Health Tip: Cutting Down on Cholesterol in Kids' Diets
    (14-May-2015)
    Watch fat content, too

  • Botox: An Rx for Irregular Heartbeat After Cardiac Surgery?
    (14-May-2015)
    Preliminary trial found the drug effective against potentially fatal atrial fibrillation

  • Hand-Grip Strength May Provide Clues to Heart Health
    (14-May-2015)
    Researchers found decrease was linked to higher risk of heart attack, stroke and premature death

  • Hand-Grip Strength May Provide Clues to Heart Health
    (14-May-2015)
    Researchers found decrease was linked to higher risk of heart attack, stroke and premature death

  • Even Treated Depression May Raise Stroke Risk
    (13-May-2015)
    Odds of a brain attack remained elevated after mental health symptoms improved, study finds

  • Even Treated Depression May Raise Stroke Risk
    (13-May-2015)
    Odds of a brain attack remained elevated after mental health symptoms improved, study finds

  • Quitting Smoking Improves Angioplasty Outcome, Study Finds
    (12-May-2015)
    Patients report less chest pain, better quality of life after heart procedure

  • Quitting Smoking Improves Angioplasty Outcome, Study Finds
    (12-May-2015)
    Patients report less chest pain, better quality of life after heart procedure

  • Quitting Smoking Improves Angioplasty Outcome, Study Finds
    (12-May-2015)
    Patients report less chest pain, better quality of life after heart procedure

  • Immune System Genes May Change With the Seasons: Study
    (12-May-2015)
    Altered activity could explain why some diseases are worse in some months than others, researchers say

  • Staying Fit May Delay Onset of High Cholesterol, Study Finds
    (11-May-2015)
    Regular physical activity seems to put off age-related increases in men by up to 15 years

  • Staying Fit May Delay Onset of High Cholesterol, Study Finds
    (11-May-2015)
    Regular physical activity seems to put off age-related increases in men by up to 15 years

  • Staying Fit May Delay Onset of High Cholesterol, Study Finds
    (11-May-2015)
    Regular physical activity seems to put off age-related increases in men by up to 15 years

  • Staying Fit May Delay Onset of High Cholesterol, Study Finds
    (11-May-2015)
    Regular physical activity seems to put off age-related increases in men by up to 15 years

  • Expert Tips to Detect Early Warning Signs of Stroke
    (10-May-2015)
    Fast identification of brain attacks leads to better outcomes

  • Expert Tips to Detect Early Warning Signs of Stroke
    (10-May-2015)
    Fast identification of brain attacks leads to better outcomes

  • Blood Thinner Warfarin May Pose Greater Bleeding Risk for Obese: Study
    (08-May-2015)
    But exact reason why isn't known, experts say

  • Blood Thinner Warfarin May Pose Greater Bleeding Risk for Obese: Study
    (08-May-2015)
    But exact reason why isn't known, experts say

  • High-Protein Diet May Be Dangerous for Those at Risk of Heart Disease
    (08-May-2015)
    Weight gain, early death noted in study of older adults

  • Americans' Blood Triglyceride Levels Dropping: CDC
    (07-May-2015)
    About one-quarter have high levels of this heart-disease related blood fat, but experts say many people still at risk

  • Americans' Blood Triglyceride Levels Dropping: CDC
    (07-May-2015)
    About one-quarter have high levels of this heart-disease related blood fat, but experts say many people still at risk

  • Many Women Unaware of Female-Specific Stroke Symptoms
    (07-May-2015)
    Pregnancy, migraines and hormone therapy put women at increased risk, researchers say

  • Americans' Blood Triglyceride Levels Dropping: CDC
    (07-May-2015)
    About one-quarter have high levels of this heart-disease related blood fat, but experts say many people still at risk

  • Many Women Unaware of Female-Specific Stroke Symptoms
    (07-May-2015)
    Pregnancy, migraines and hormone therapy put women at increased risk, researchers say

  • Many Aging Boomers Face Chronic Illness, But Death Rate Is Falling: CDC
    (06-May-2015)
    Report finds nearly half need a heart drug, almost a fifth are diabetic

  • Health Tip: Living With Diabetes and Heart Disease
    (06-May-2015)
    Suggestions for dealing with this double whammy

  • Patients With Bleeding Strokes May Do Better at Specialized Centers
    (06-May-2015)
    Study found victims were less likely to die within 90 days when treated at more advanced facilities

  • Patients With Bleeding Strokes May Do Better at Specialized Centers
    (06-May-2015)
    Study found victims were less likely to die within 90 days when treated at more advanced facilities

  • Heart Drug Digoxin May Not Be Best for Some Heart Patients
    (05-May-2015)
    Review found it was tied to early death risk in those with irregular heartbeat, heart failure

  • Heart Drug Digoxin May Not Be Best for Some Heart Patients
    (05-May-2015)
    Review found it was tied to early death risk in those with irregular heartbeat, heart failure

  • Heart Drug Digoxin May Not Be Best for Some Heart Patients
    (05-May-2015)
    Review found it was tied to early death risk in those with irregular heartbeat, heart failure

  • Bystander CPR Linked to Better Outcomes After Cardiac Arrest
    (04-May-2015)
    Study found it not only saved lives, but also boosted chances survivor could return to work

  • E-Health Records May Not Boost Stroke Care
    (04-May-2015)
    Study finds similar results whether or not hospital has switched to electronic records

  • Bystander CPR Linked to Better Outcomes After Cardiac Arrest
    (04-May-2015)
    Study found it not only saved lives, but also boosted chances survivor could return to work

  • Diabetes Study Suggests a Little Extra Weight Tied to Longer Survival
    (04-May-2015)
    But doctors stress that there isn't enough research yet back up that conclusion

  • Device May Pose Dangers for Patients With Irregular Heartbeat: Study
    (04-May-2015)
    Off-label use of Lariat resulted in handful of cases where lifesaving surgery was needed or patient died

  • E-Health Records May Not Boost Stroke Care
    (04-May-2015)
    Study finds similar results whether or not hospital has switched to electronic records

  • Device May Pose Dangers for Patients With Irregular Heartbeat: Study
    (04-May-2015)
    Off-label use of Lariat resulted in handful of cases where lifesaving surgery was needed or patient died

  • 911 Best Call for Heart Attack Victims in Rural Areas: Study
    (01-May-2015)
    But many drive or are driven to hospital, losing precious time before treatment starts, researchers note

  • Can Statins Help Lower Lung Cancer Death Risk?
    (01-May-2015)
    Small reduction seen with cholesterol-lowering drugs, but study couldn't prove cause-and-effect link

  • How to Lower Your Stroke Risk
    (01-May-2015)
    Neurologist suggests healthier lifestyle, treatment of heart conditions to help prevent brain attack

  • Routine Heart Care Similar From Nurse Practitioners, Doctors: Study
    (01-May-2015)
    No differences seen in basic measurements for those with chronic cardiac disease

  • 911 Best Call for Heart Attack Victims in Rural Areas: Study
    (01-May-2015)
    But many drive or are driven to hospital, losing precious time before treatment starts, researchers note

  • How to Lower Your Stroke Risk
    (01-May-2015)
    Neurologist suggests healthier lifestyle, treatment of heart conditions to help prevent brain attack

  • Routine Heart Care Similar From Nurse Practitioners, Doctors: Study
    (01-May-2015)
    No differences seen in basic measurements for those with chronic cardiac disease

  • Where You're Treated for Heart Attack Matters
    (30-Apr-2015)
    Study finds survival difference of about one year between high- and low-performing hospitals

  • Knowledge Is Power for Patients With Heart Failure
    (29-Apr-2015)
    Death rates may be higher for those lacking clear grasp of doctor's instructions, study suggests

  • COPD Tied to Raised Risk for Sudden Cardiac Death
    (29-Apr-2015)
    Experts weren't surprised, since smoking often contributes to the respiratory disease and heart trouble

  • Traumatic Life Events May Harm Women's Hearts, Study Suggests
    (29-Apr-2015)
    Managing stress as important as lowering blood pressure to prevent heart attack, expert says

  • Traumatic Life Events May Harm Women's Hearts, Study Suggests
    (29-Apr-2015)
    Managing stress as important as lowering blood pressure to prevent heart attack, expert says

  • Knowledge Is Power for Patients With Heart Failure
    (29-Apr-2015)
    Death rates may be higher for those lacking clear grasp of doctor's instructions, study suggests

  • Hispanic Women's Upbeat Outlook May Boost Heart Health
    (29-Apr-2015)
    Study finds they worry less about weight, diet than whites, and have better cardiac profiles

  • Traumatic Life Events May Harm Women's Hearts, Study Suggests
    (29-Apr-2015)
    Managing stress as important as lowering blood pressure to prevent heart attack, expert says

  • Traumatic Life Events May Harm Women's Hearts, Study Suggests
    (29-Apr-2015)
    Managing stress as important as lowering blood pressure to prevent heart attack, expert says

  • Hispanic Women's Upbeat Outlook May Boost Heart Health
    (29-Apr-2015)
    Study finds they worry less about weight, diet than whites, and have better cardiac profiles

  • New Drug Class Slashes 'Bad' Cholesterol, Review Finds
    (27-Apr-2015)
    If approved, medications could be used by people who don't respond to statins

  • MRI May Help Gauge Stroke Risk in Those With Irregular Heartbeat
    (27-Apr-2015)
    People with atrial fibrillation could benefit, experts say

  • Hodgkin's Lymphoma Survivors Face Higher Long-Term Heart Risks
    (27-Apr-2015)
    Study suggests chemotherapy, radiation can damage the heart for decades to come

  • New Drug Class Slashes 'Bad' Cholesterol, Review Finds
    (27-Apr-2015)
    If approved, medications could be used by people who don't respond to statins

  • New Drug Class Slashes 'Bad' Cholesterol, Review Finds
    (27-Apr-2015)
    If approved, medications could be used by people who don't respond to statins

  • Health Tip: Smoking Affects Your Heart
    (27-Apr-2015)
    It increases the risk of heart disease

  • Hodgkin's Lymphoma Survivors Face Higher Long-Term Heart Risks
    (27-Apr-2015)
    Study suggests chemotherapy, radiation can damage the heart for decades to come

  • Study Challenges Salt Guidelines for Kids
    (27-Apr-2015)
    But one expert questions the controversial findings

  • New Drug Class Slashes 'Bad' Cholesterol, Review Finds
    (27-Apr-2015)
    If approved, medications could be used by people who don't respond to statins

  • MRI May Help Gauge Stroke Risk in Those With Irregular Heartbeat
    (27-Apr-2015)
    People with atrial fibrillation could benefit, experts say

  • Hodgkin's Lymphoma Survivors Face Higher Long-Term Heart Risks
    (27-Apr-2015)
    Study suggests chemotherapy, radiation can damage the heart for decades to come

  • Childhood Abuse, Neglect Linked to High Blood Pressure in Adulthood
    (24-Apr-2015)
    Finding suggests interventions aimed at these kids might make a difference, researcher says

  • Daily Aspirin Taken by More Than Half of Older U.S. Adults
    (24-Apr-2015)
    Usage doesn't always comply with national guidelines

  • Childhood Abuse, Neglect Linked to High Blood Pressure in Adulthood
    (24-Apr-2015)
    Finding suggests interventions aimed at these kids might make a difference, researcher says

  • Daily Aspirin Taken by More Than Half of Older U.S. Adults
    (24-Apr-2015)
    Usage doesn't always comply with national guidelines

  • Daily Aspirin Taken by More Than Half of Older U.S. Adults
    (24-Apr-2015)
    Usage doesn't always comply with national guidelines

  • Smog May Be Harming Your Brain
    (23-Apr-2015)
    Tiny particles of pollution might shrink the brain and increase risk of 'silent' strokes, study contends

  • Adults With Congenital Heart Trouble Need Follow-Up, Experts Say
    (20-Apr-2015)
    New American Heart Association guidelines outline health care strategies for these patients

  • Adults With Congenital Heart Trouble Need Follow-Up, Experts Say
    (20-Apr-2015)
    New American Heart Association guidelines outline health care strategies for these patients

  • Adults With Congenital Heart Trouble Need Follow-Up, Experts Say
    (20-Apr-2015)
    New American Heart Association guidelines outline health care strategies for these patients

  • Treating Sleep Apnea May Help Those With Heart Rhythm Disorder
    (20-Apr-2015)
    Researchers recommend sleep disorder screening for patients with atrial fibrillation

  • Adults With Congenital Heart Trouble Need Follow-Up, Experts Say
    (20-Apr-2015)
    New American Heart Association guidelines outline health care strategies for these patients

  • Genes May Be Tied to Cardiac Arrest Risk in Dialysis Patients
    (16-Apr-2015)
    Study found those who are related faced greater chance of heart stopping than those who aren't

  • Corlanor Approved for Chronic Heart Failure
    (16-Apr-2015)
    When heart can't pump enough blood

  • Genes May Be Tied to Cardiac Arrest Risk in Dialysis Patients
    (16-Apr-2015)
    Study found those who are related faced greater chance of heart stopping than those who aren't

  • To Protect Your Aging Brain, Start With Exercise
    (14-Apr-2015)
    New report also suggests quitting smoking, managing health conditions and socializing

  • To Protect Your Aging Brain, Start With Exercise
    (14-Apr-2015)
    New report also suggests quitting smoking, managing health conditions and socializing

  • To Protect Your Aging Brain, Start With Exercise
    (14-Apr-2015)
    New report also suggests quitting smoking, managing health conditions and socializing

  • Study Ties Divorce to Higher Chance of Heart Attack
    (14-Apr-2015)
    Remarriage, at least for women, did not lower risk

  • Pharmacists Key to Whether Patients Take Blood Thinners
    (14-Apr-2015)
    In study, almost 30 percent of people with atrial fibrillation didn't use Pradaxa as instructed

  • Blood Thinners Overprescribed for Low-Risk Irregular Heartbeat: Study
    (14-Apr-2015)
    Researchers say medications can cause bleeding, and may be unnecessary for those at low risk of stroke

  • Pharmacists Key to Whether Patients Take Blood Thinners
    (14-Apr-2015)
    In study, almost 30 percent of people with atrial fibrillation didn't use Pradaxa as instructed

  • A Grateful Heart May Be a Healthy Heart
    (13-Apr-2015)
    Keeping a gratitude journal seems to reduce cardiac risk factors, study finds

  • Many U.S. Shoppers Choose Low-Salt Fare
    (09-Apr-2015)
    Survey found about a third opt for healthier grocery items, although experts say labels could be improved

  • Many U.S. Shoppers Choose Low-Salt Fare
    (09-Apr-2015)
    Survey found about a third opt for healthier grocery items, although experts say labels could be improved

  • Genes May Leave Short People Prone to Heart Disease
    (08-Apr-2015)
    Researchers suggest a link between stature and cardiovascular risk

  • Genes May Leave Short People Prone to Heart Disease
    (08-Apr-2015)
    Researchers suggest a link between stature and cardiovascular risk

  • Stroke Patients May Face Increased Risk of Suicide
    (08-Apr-2015)
    Danger is greatest in first two years after the brain attack, Swedish researchers say

  • Pouch in Heart May Trigger Unexplained Strokes: Study
    (07-Apr-2015)
    Researchers suspect it may allow clots to form, then travel to the brain

  • Are Heart Surgery Patients Losing Too Much Blood to Tests?
    (07-Apr-2015)
    Experts recommend limiting frequency of tests, using conservation measures

  • Pouch in Heart May Trigger Unexplained Strokes: Study
    (07-Apr-2015)
    Researchers suspect it may allow clots to form, then travel to the brain

  • Pouch in Heart May Trigger Unexplained Strokes: Study
    (07-Apr-2015)
    Researchers suspect it may allow clots to form, then travel to the brain

  • New Guidelines Would Greatly Boost Number of Young People on Statins
    (06-Apr-2015)
    Analysis finds 483,500 people aged 17 to 21 would get a cholesterol drug, based on NIH advisory

  • Cooling After Cardiac Arrest May Help Preserve Brain Function
    (06-Apr-2015)
    Study finds reducing body temperature slightly tied to good mental outcomes

  • New Guidelines Would Greatly Boost Number of Young People on Statins
    (06-Apr-2015)
    Analysis finds 483,500 people aged 17 to 21 would get a cholesterol drug, based on NIH advisory

  • New Guidelines Would Greatly Boost Number of Young People on Statins
    (06-Apr-2015)
    Analysis finds 483,500 people aged 17 to 21 would get a cholesterol drug, based on NIH advisory

  • New Guidelines Would Greatly Boost Number of Young People on Statins
    (06-Apr-2015)
    Analysis finds 483,500 people aged 17 to 21 would get a cholesterol drug, based on NIH advisory

  • Cooling After Cardiac Arrest May Help Preserve Brain Function
    (06-Apr-2015)
    Study finds reducing body temperature slightly tied to good mental outcomes

  • Cooling After Cardiac Arrest May Help Preserve Brain Function
    (06-Apr-2015)
    Study finds reducing body temperature slightly tied to good mental outcomes

  • Fit at 50? Cardiac Arrest During Exercise Unlikely, Study Finds
    (06-Apr-2015)
    Only 5 percent of attacks occurred during activities such as jogging or bicycling

  • New Guidelines Would Greatly Boost Number of Young People on Statins
    (06-Apr-2015)
    Analysis finds 483,500 people aged 17 to 21 would get a cholesterol drug, based on NIH advisory

  • More People Dying of Heart Disease, Stroke Worldwide: Study
    (02-Apr-2015)
    Growing, and aging, population behind the trend, and death rate is actually dropping

  • More People Dying of Heart Disease, Stroke Worldwide: Study
    (02-Apr-2015)
    Growing, and aging, population behind the trend, and death rate is actually dropping

  • Packaged Grocery Foods Often High in Salt, Study Finds
    (02-Apr-2015)
    Many cold cuts, pizza, packaged meals contain too much sodium to be labeled healthy

  • Packaged Grocery Foods Often High in Salt, Study Finds
    (02-Apr-2015)
    Many cold cuts, pizza, packaged meals contain too much sodium to be labeled healthy

  • More People Dying of Heart Disease, Stroke Worldwide: Study
    (02-Apr-2015)
    Growing, and aging, population behind the trend, and death rate is actually dropping

  • Heart Groups Issue Updated Blood Pressure Guidelines
    (31-Mar-2015)
    Aim is more flexibility for those with heart disease, doctors say

  • Heart Groups Issue Updated Blood Pressure Guidelines
    (31-Mar-2015)
    Aim is more flexibility for those with heart disease, doctors say

  • Heart Groups Issue Updated Blood Pressure Guidelines
    (31-Mar-2015)
    Aim is more flexibility for those with heart disease, doctors say

  • Heart Groups Issue Updated Blood Pressure Guidelines
    (31-Mar-2015)
    Aim is more flexibility for those with heart disease, doctors say

  • Heart Groups Issue Updated Blood Pressure Guidelines
    (31-Mar-2015)
    Aim is more flexibility for those with heart disease, doctors say

  • New Stroke Prevention Efforts May Be Paying Off
    (31-Mar-2015)
    CDC study finds fewer patients treated in ERs for blood clots in the brain

  • FDA Expands Approval for 'Valve in Valve' Aortic Replacement
    (31-Mar-2015)
    Now includes people at risk for open-heart surgery complications

  • New Stroke Prevention Efforts May Be Paying Off
    (31-Mar-2015)
    CDC study finds fewer patients treated in ERs for blood clots in the brain

  • Heart Groups Issue Updated Blood Pressure Guidelines
    (31-Mar-2015)
    Aim is more flexibility for those with heart disease, doctors say

  • Kidney Patients Living Longer on Dialysis, Study Shows
    (27-Mar-2015)
    Better treatments, tighter management of disease may explain promising trend

  • Kidney Patients Living Longer on Dialysis, Study Shows
    (27-Mar-2015)
    Better treatments, tighter management of disease may explain promising trend

  • U.S. Deaths Due to High Blood Pressure Keep Rising: CDC
    (26-Mar-2015)
    Most marked increases seen in those aged 45 to 64 and those over 85

  • U.S. Deaths Due to High Blood Pressure Keep Rising: CDC
    (26-Mar-2015)
    Most marked increases seen in those aged 45 to 64 and those over 85

  • U.S. Deaths Due to High Blood Pressure Keep Rising: CDC
    (26-Mar-2015)
    Most marked increases seen in those aged 45 to 64 and those over 85

  • FDA Warns of Cardiac Effect When Heart Drug Mixed With Hepatitis C Meds
    (25-Mar-2015)
    Adding Harvoni or Sovaldi to amiodarone could cause dangerous slowing of heart rate, agency says

  • FDA Warns of Cardiac Effect When Heart Drug Mixed With Hepatitis C Meds
    (25-Mar-2015)
    Adding Harvoni or Sovaldi to amiodarone could cause dangerous slowing of heart rate, agency says

  • Could Smoggy Air Raise Your Anxiety Level?
    (25-Mar-2015)
    Possibly, one study suggests, while another links pollution to increased stroke risk

  • Could Smoggy Air Raise Your Anxiety Level?
    (25-Mar-2015)
    Possibly, one study suggests, while another links pollution to increased stroke risk

  • New Blood Pump System Approved
    (24-Mar-2015)
    Maintains circulation during riskier cardiac surgery

  • Stents Meant to Prevent Stroke May Actually Boost Risk
    (24-Mar-2015)
    Use of blood thinners appears safer for narrowed brain arteries, experts say

  • New Blood Pump System Approved
    (24-Mar-2015)
    Maintains circulation during riskier cardiac surgery

  • Stents Meant to Prevent Stroke May Actually Boost Risk
    (24-Mar-2015)
    Use of blood thinners appears safer for narrowed brain arteries, experts say

  • Secondhand Smoke May Put Kids at Risk for Heart Disease as Adults
    (23-Mar-2015)
    Children of smokers nearly twice as likely to have plaque buildup in carotid arteries years later, study says

  • Secondhand Smoke May Put Kids at Risk for Heart Disease as Adults
    (23-Mar-2015)
    Children of smokers nearly twice as likely to have plaque buildup in carotid arteries years later, study says

  • For Mexican-Americans, Heart Risks Can Rise Even If Not Obese
    (20-Mar-2015)
    High blood pressure, poor blood sugar levels common even in those of normal weight, research shows

  • Blood Fats Hold Vitamin E Captive, Study Shows
    (20-Mar-2015)
    Less than one-third of antioxidant makes it to where it's needed

  • For Mexican-Americans, Heart Risks Can Rise Even If Not Obese
    (20-Mar-2015)
    High blood pressure, poor blood sugar levels common even in those of normal weight, research shows

  • Blood Fats Hold Vitamin E Captive, Study Shows
    (20-Mar-2015)
    Less than one-third of antioxidant makes it to where it's needed

  • For Mexican-Americans, Heart Risks Can Rise Even If Not Obese
    (20-Mar-2015)
    High blood pressure, poor blood sugar levels common even in those of normal weight, research shows

  • For Mexican-Americans, Heart Risks Can Rise Even If Not Obese
    (20-Mar-2015)
    High blood pressure, poor blood sugar levels common even in those of normal weight, research shows

  • Kids' Bad Diets May Mean Worse Health as Adults
    (17-Mar-2015)
    Cholesterol levels, weight results troubling for many children, study finds

  • Kids' Bad Diets May Mean Worse Health as Adults
    (17-Mar-2015)
    Cholesterol levels, weight results troubling for many children, study finds

  • New Guidelines Call for No Heart Tests for Low-Risk Patients
    (17-Mar-2015)
    American College of Physicians advises against EKGs, stress testing, among others

  • New Guidelines Call for No Heart Tests for Low-Risk Patients
    (17-Mar-2015)
    American College of Physicians advises against EKGs, stress testing, among others

  • Kids' Bad Diets May Mean Worse Health as Adults
    (17-Mar-2015)
    Cholesterol levels, weight results troubling for many children, study finds

  • New Guidelines Call for No Heart Tests for Low-Risk Patients
    (17-Mar-2015)
    American College of Physicians advises against EKGs, stress testing, among others

  • Smokers Fare Worse After Heart Procedures, Study Finds
    (16-Mar-2015)
    They had much higher risk of heart attack, stroke or death than nonsmokers or those who quit

  • Manual Clot Removal After Heart Attack May Not Help, Could Harm
    (16-Mar-2015)
    Researchers also report that procedure appears to increase the risk for stroke

  • Some Older Heart Patients Might Benefit From Aggressive Treatments
    (16-Mar-2015)
    Those who suffered milder type of heart attack or unstable chest pain did worse if only given medication

  • CT Scans Might Spot Heart Risks More Clearly in Patients With Chest Pain
    (16-Mar-2015)
    Study found they changed treatments, lowered chances of later heart attack more than standard care

  • Some Older Heart Patients Might Benefit From Aggressive Treatments
    (16-Mar-2015)
    Those who suffered milder type of heart attack or unstable chest pain did worse if only given medication

  • Smokers Fare Worse After Heart Procedures, Study Finds
    (16-Mar-2015)
    They had much higher risk of heart attack, stroke or death than nonsmokers or those who quit

  • CT Scans Might Spot Heart Risks More Clearly in Patients With Chest Pain
    (16-Mar-2015)
    Study found they changed treatments, lowered chances of later heart attack more than standard care

  • Study Gauges Value of CT Scans for Heart Patients
    (16-Mar-2015)
    CT may slightly outperform 'functional' tests because it helps rule out unnecessary procedures, researchers say

  • Procedure May Beat Drug in Patients With Heart Failure, Irregular Heartbeat
    (16-Mar-2015)
    Catheter ablation appears to outperform Amiodarone in people with both conditions, study finds

  • Tackling Obesity May Ease a Dangerous Irregular Heartbeat
    (16-Mar-2015)
    Keeping the weight off over time was key to curbing atrial fibrillation, study found

  • Some Older Heart Patients Might Benefit From Aggressive Treatments
    (16-Mar-2015)
    Those who suffered milder type of heart attack or unstable chest pain did worse if only given medication

  • Smokers Fare Worse After Heart Procedures, Study Finds
    (16-Mar-2015)
    They had much higher risk of heart attack, stroke or death than nonsmokers or those who quit

  • Newer Blood Thinner May Improve Outcomes for Heart Attack Survivors
    (16-Mar-2015)
    Company-funded trial finds lower rates of heart attack, death with Brilinta versus placebo

  • Vitamin D Won't Help Fight High Blood Pressure, Researchers Say
    (16-Mar-2015)
    Review of data from dozens of prior studies finds no benefit

  • CT Scans Might Spot Heart Risks More Clearly in Patients With Chest Pain
    (16-Mar-2015)
    Study found they changed treatments, lowered chances of later heart attack more than standard care

  • Better Treatments Helping People With Enlarged Hearts Live Longer: Study
    (16-Mar-2015)
    People with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy are benefiting from defibrillators, other advances

  • Experimental Drug Shows Promise in Lowering Cholesterol, Heart Attack Risk
    (16-Mar-2015)
    Adding the 'investigational biologic' evolocumab to statin therapy works better, study says

  • Manual Clot Removal After Heart Attack May Not Help, Could Harm
    (16-Mar-2015)
    Researchers also report that procedure appears to increase the risk for stroke

  • Smokers Fare Worse After Heart Procedures, Study Finds
    (16-Mar-2015)
    They had much higher risk of heart attack, stroke or death than nonsmokers or those who quit

  • Folic Acid May Help Ward Off Stroke in People With High Blood Pressure
    (16-Mar-2015)
    Chinese study found significantly lower rates in those who got an extra supply of the nutrient

  • Vitamin D Won't Help Fight High Blood Pressure, Researchers Say
    (16-Mar-2015)
    Review of data from dozens of prior studies finds no benefit

  • Study Gauges Value of CT Scans for Heart Patients
    (16-Mar-2015)
    CT may slightly outperform 'functional' tests because it helps rule out unnecessary procedures, researchers say

  • Some Older Heart Patients Might Benefit From Aggressive Treatments
    (16-Mar-2015)
    Those who suffered milder type of heart attack or unstable chest pain did worse if only given medication

  • Smokers Fare Worse After Heart Procedures, Study Finds
    (16-Mar-2015)
    They had much higher risk of heart attack, stroke or death than nonsmokers or those who quit

  • Newer Blood Thinner May Improve Outcomes for Heart Attack Survivors
    (16-Mar-2015)
    Company-funded trial finds lower rates of heart attack, death with Brilinta versus placebo

  • Folic Acid May Help Ward Off Stroke in People With High Blood Pressure
    (16-Mar-2015)
    Chinese study found significantly lower rates in those who got an extra supply of the nutrient

  • Better Treatments Helping People With Enlarged Hearts Live Longer: Study
    (16-Mar-2015)
    People with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy are benefiting from defibrillators, other advances

  • Study Gauges Value of CT Scans for Heart Patients
    (16-Mar-2015)
    CT may slightly outperform 'functional' tests because it helps rule out unnecessary procedures, researchers say

  • Procedure May Beat Drug in Patients With Heart Failure, Irregular Heartbeat
    (16-Mar-2015)
    Catheter ablation appears to outperform Amiodarone in people with both conditions, study finds

  • Tackling Obesity May Ease a Dangerous Irregular Heartbeat
    (16-Mar-2015)
    Keeping the weight off over time was key to curbing atrial fibrillation, study found

  • Smokers Fare Worse After Heart Procedures, Study Finds
    (16-Mar-2015)
    They had much higher risk of heart attack, stroke or death than nonsmokers or those who quit

  • Newer Blood Thinner May Improve Outcomes for Heart Attack Survivors
    (16-Mar-2015)
    Company-funded trial finds lower rates of heart attack, death with Brilinta versus placebo

  • Folic Acid May Help Ward Off Stroke in People With High Blood Pressure
    (16-Mar-2015)
    Chinese study found significantly lower rates in those who got an extra supply of the nutrient

  • Vitamin D Won't Help Fight High Blood Pressure, Researchers Say
    (16-Mar-2015)
    Review of data from dozens of prior studies finds no benefit

  • Better Treatments Helping People With Enlarged Hearts Live Longer: Study
    (16-Mar-2015)
    People with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy are benefiting from defibrillators, other advances

  • Experimental Drug Shows Promise in Lowering Cholesterol, Heart Attack Risk
    (16-Mar-2015)
    Adding the 'investigational biologic' evolocumab to statin therapy works better, study says

  • Manual Clot Removal After Heart Attack May Not Help, Could Harm
    (16-Mar-2015)
    Researchers also report that procedure appears to increase the risk for stroke

  • Salt May Be Bad for More Than Your Blood Pressure
    (13-Mar-2015)
    Study found damage to organs and tissues, even with no sign of hypertension

  • Salt May Be Bad for More Than Your Blood Pressure
    (13-Mar-2015)
    Study found damage to organs and tissues, even with no sign of hypertension

  • Salt May Be Bad for More Than Your Blood Pressure
    (13-Mar-2015)
    Study found damage to organs and tissues, even with no sign of hypertension

  • Good Heart Health May Help Stave Off Dementia, Study Says
    (10-Mar-2015)
    Poorer cardiac function linked to doubled odds for mental decline

  • Outcomes Vary With Minimally Invasive Heart Valve Replacement
    (10-Mar-2015)
    Transcatheter procedure was designed for patients too frail for open heart surgery

  • More Evidence That Hormone Therapy Might Not Help Women's Hearts
    (10-Mar-2015)
    Review also found raised risk of stroke for some, although timing of use may be a key factor

  • New Study Casts Doubt on Dangers of Hormone Therapy for Hot Flashes
    (06-Mar-2015)
    But other experts warn it's too soon to say the treatment is safe

  • A Sense of Purpose May Help Your Heart
    (06-Mar-2015)
    Study finds physical rewards in meaningful activity

  • Nuts Linked to Better Heart Health for Teens
    (06-Mar-2015)
    Three small handfuls a week lowered risk factors in study, but few kids eat enough

  • New Study Casts Doubt on Dangers of Hormone Therapy for Hot Flashes
    (06-Mar-2015)
    But other experts warn it's too soon to say the treatment is safe

  • A Sense of Purpose May Help Your Heart
    (06-Mar-2015)
    Study finds physical rewards in meaningful activity

  • Air Pollution Linked to Increased Stroke Risk, Study Says
    (06-Mar-2015)
    Narrowed neck arteries more common in areas with higher levels of fine particulate matter

  • New Study Casts Doubt on Dangers of Hormone Therapy for Hot Flashes
    (06-Mar-2015)
    But other experts warn it's too soon to say the treatment is safe

  • A Sense of Purpose May Help Your Heart
    (06-Mar-2015)
    Study finds physical rewards in meaningful activity

  • Stress May Undermine Heart Benefits of Exercise
    (05-Mar-2015)
    Study found teens who lacked coping skills faced raised heart risks that physical fitness did not counter

  • Veggie-Rich Diets May Mean Lower Heart Risks
    (05-Mar-2015)
    Study found people who ate more plant foods than animal products less likely to die from heart disease

  • Early Onset Hot Flashes May Point to Raised Heart Disease Risk
    (05-Mar-2015)
    Studies found that the daily frequency of episodes seemed to matter, too

  • Stress May Undermine Heart Benefits of Exercise
    (05-Mar-2015)
    Study found teens who lacked coping skills faced raised heart risks that physical fitness did not counter

  • Easing Depression May Boost Heart Health, Study Finds
    (05-Mar-2015)
    People with moderate to severe depression saw improved circulatory outcomes with antidepressants

  • Women Take Longer to Reach Hospital After Heart Attack
    (05-Mar-2015)
    That delay may help explain why women twice as likely to die, researchers say

  • Veggie-Rich Diets May Mean Lower Heart Risks
    (05-Mar-2015)
    Study found people who ate more plant foods than animal products less likely to die from heart disease

  • Healthy Living in Middle Age Keeps Heart Failure at Bay Decades Later
    (05-Mar-2015)
    Avoid obesity, hypertension, diabetes and you may live up to 13 more years without the illness, study finds

  • Stress May Undermine Heart Benefits of Exercise
    (05-Mar-2015)
    Study found teens who lacked coping skills faced raised heart risks that physical fitness did not counter

  • Statins Linked to Raised Risk of Type 2 Diabetes
    (05-Mar-2015)
    Large Finnish study found a nearly 50 percent increase in people taking cholesterol-lowering drugs

  • Women Take Longer to Reach Hospital After Heart Attack
    (05-Mar-2015)
    That delay may help explain why women twice as likely to die, researchers say

  • Stress May Undermine Heart Benefits of Exercise
    (05-Mar-2015)
    Study found teens who lacked coping skills faced raised heart risks that physical fitness did not counter

  • Easing Depression May Boost Heart Health, Study Finds
    (05-Mar-2015)
    People with moderate to severe depression saw improved circulatory outcomes with antidepressants

  • Women Take Longer to Reach Hospital After Heart Attack
    (05-Mar-2015)
    That delay may help explain why women twice as likely to die, researchers say

  • Statins Linked to Raised Risk of Type 2 Diabetes
    (05-Mar-2015)
    Large Finnish study found a nearly 50 percent increase in people taking cholesterol-lowering drugs

  • Stress May Undermine Heart Benefits of Exercise
    (05-Mar-2015)
    Study found teens who lacked coping skills faced raised heart risks that physical fitness did not counter

  • Women Take Longer to Reach Hospital After Heart Attack
    (05-Mar-2015)
    That delay may help explain why women twice as likely to die, researchers say

  • Early Onset Hot Flashes May Point to Raised Heart Disease Risk
    (05-Mar-2015)
    Studies found that the daily frequency of episodes seemed to matter, too

  • Veggie-Rich Diets May Mean Lower Heart Risks
    (05-Mar-2015)
    Study found people who ate more plant foods than animal products less likely to die from heart disease

  • Another Study Finds Mediterranean Diet May Cut Heart Risks
    (04-Mar-2015)
    People who followed it closely were 47 percent less likely to develop disease

  • Another Study Finds Mediterranean Diet May Cut Heart Risks
    (04-Mar-2015)
    People who followed it closely were 47 percent less likely to develop disease

  • Omega-3 Fatty Acids May Stem Further Damage After Heart Attack
    (04-Mar-2015)
    Survivors who took large, daily dose of prescription-only capsules showed less decline in heart function

  • Early Studies See No Heart Risk From Testosterone Therapy
    (04-Mar-2015)
    But experts agree more research is needed, especially in light of FDA warning

  • Another Study Finds Mediterranean Diet May Cut Heart Risks
    (04-Mar-2015)
    People who followed it closely were 47 percent less likely to develop disease

  • 1 in 3 Americans Lives an Hour or More From a Stroke Center
    (04-Mar-2015)
    Least access found in southeastern U.S., researchers say

  • Another Study Finds Mediterranean Diet May Cut Heart Risks
    (04-Mar-2015)
    People who followed it closely were 47 percent less likely to develop disease

  • Common Drug for Irregular Heartbeat Tied to Worse Outcomes
    (04-Mar-2015)
    But study group taking digoxin may have been sicker overall, cardiologist notes

  • Early Studies See No Heart Risk From Testosterone Therapy
    (04-Mar-2015)
    But experts agree more research is needed, especially in light of FDA warning

  • 1 in 3 Americans Lives an Hour or More From a Stroke Center
    (04-Mar-2015)
    Least access found in southeastern U.S., researchers say

  • Early Studies See No Heart Risk From Testosterone Therapy
    (04-Mar-2015)
    But experts agree more research is needed, especially in light of FDA warning

  • Does Long-Term Acetaminophen Use Raise Health Risks?
    (03-Mar-2015)
    Analysis of research says it's 'not a benign drug' if used long term and in larger doses

  • Fried Foods Tied to Raised Heart Failure Risk
    (03-Mar-2015)
    Eaten regularly, they might boost chances as much as 68 percent, study finds

  • Fried Foods Tied to Raised Heart Failure Risk
    (03-Mar-2015)
    Eaten regularly, they might boost chances as much as 68 percent, study finds

  • Love Coffee? Your Heart May, Too
    (03-Mar-2015)
    Three to five cups daily appeared to lower risk of clogged arteries, study says

  • Love Coffee? Your Heart May, Too
    (03-Mar-2015)
    Three to five cups daily appeared to lower risk of clogged arteries, study says

  • Love Coffee? Your Heart May, Too
    (03-Mar-2015)
    Three to five cups daily appeared to lower risk of clogged arteries, study says

  • Does Long-Term Acetaminophen Use Raise Health Risks?
    (03-Mar-2015)
    Analysis of research says it's 'not a benign drug' if used long term and in larger doses

  • Fried Foods Tied to Raised Heart Failure Risk
    (03-Mar-2015)
    Eaten regularly, they might boost chances as much as 68 percent, study finds

  • Does Long-Term Acetaminophen Use Raise Health Risks?
    (03-Mar-2015)
    Analysis of research says it's 'not a benign drug' if used long term and in larger doses

  • Very Obese Kids May Face Higher Heart Risks Than Thought
    (02-Mar-2015)
    Study found half had high blood pressure, half had high cholesterol and 15 percent were diabetic

  • Very Obese Kids May Face Higher Heart Risks Than Thought
    (02-Mar-2015)
    Study found half had high blood pressure, half had high cholesterol and 15 percent were diabetic

  • Do Heart Surgery Patients Get Too Many Blood Tests?
    (02-Mar-2015)
    New research raises concerns about the risk of anemia and blood transfusions

  • Heart Valve Repair Surgery May Ease Mental Health Symptoms, Too
    (02-Mar-2015)
    Researchers find procedure leads to reduced depression and anxiety

  • Global Blood Pressure Program Could Save Millions of Lives, Experts Say
    (27-Feb-2015)
    Improving access to care, treatment is key, especially in lower-income countries

  • Global Blood Pressure Program Could Save Millions of Lives, Experts Say
    (27-Feb-2015)
    Improving access to care, treatment is key, especially in lower-income countries

  • Global Blood Pressure Program Could Save Millions of Lives, Experts Say
    (27-Feb-2015)
    Improving access to care, treatment is key, especially in lower-income countries

  • Global Blood Pressure Program Could Save Millions of Lives, Experts Say
    (27-Feb-2015)
    Improving access to care, treatment is key, especially in lower-income countries

  • Global Blood Pressure Program Could Save Millions of Lives, Experts Say
    (27-Feb-2015)
    Improving access to care, treatment is key, especially in lower-income countries

  • Global Blood Pressure Program Could Save Millions of Lives, Experts Say
    (27-Feb-2015)
    Improving access to care, treatment is key, especially in lower-income countries

  • More Cases of High Blood Pressure in Less Affluent States
    (26-Feb-2015)
    The unemployed seemed to be at especially high risk, CDC researchers found

  • More Cases of High Blood Pressure in Less Affluent States
    (26-Feb-2015)
    The unemployed seemed to be at especially high risk, CDC researchers found

  • Poor Response to Statins May Mean Clogged Arteries
    (26-Feb-2015)
    About 1 in 5 patients taking cholesterol-lowering drugs doesn't benefit, researchers find

  • Poor Response to Statins May Mean Clogged Arteries
    (26-Feb-2015)
    About 1 in 5 patients taking cholesterol-lowering drugs doesn't benefit, researchers find

  • More Cases of High Blood Pressure in Less Affluent States
    (26-Feb-2015)
    The unemployed seemed to be at especially high risk, CDC researchers found

  • Poor Response to Statins May Mean Clogged Arteries
    (26-Feb-2015)
    About 1 in 5 patients taking cholesterol-lowering drugs doesn't benefit, researchers find

  • Health Tip: How Smoking Affects Your Heart
    (25-Feb-2015)
    Cancer isn't the only thing to worry about

  • Long Sleep Time, Higher Stroke Risk?
    (25-Feb-2015)
    More than 8 hours a night linked to greater odds in study, but cause-and-effect not proved

  • Long Sleep Time, Higher Stroke Risk?
    (25-Feb-2015)
    More than 8 hours a night linked to greater odds in study, but cause-and-effect not proved

  • After Blowing Their Stack, a Heart Attack
    (24-Feb-2015)
    Explosive anger increased risk 8-fold, study found

  • Younger Women Often Ignore Signs of Heart Attack
    (24-Feb-2015)
    Study participants, from 30 to 55 years old, said they were reluctant to trigger false alarm

  • Certain Painkillers Ill-Advised After Heart Attack: Study
    (24-Feb-2015)
    If you're taking anti-clotting drugs, you should avoid meds like ibuprofen and Celebrex, doctors say

  • After Blowing Their Stack, a Heart Attack
    (24-Feb-2015)
    Explosive anger increased risk 8-fold, study found

  • Mental Illness, Homelessness Linked to Heart Disease in Study
    (24-Feb-2015)
    High smoking rates also considered a key contributor

  • Younger Women Often Ignore Signs of Heart Attack
    (24-Feb-2015)
    Study participants, from 30 to 55 years old, said they were reluctant to trigger false alarm

  • Certain Painkillers Ill-Advised After Heart Attack: Study
    (24-Feb-2015)
    If you're taking anti-clotting drugs, you should avoid meds like ibuprofen and Celebrex, doctors say

  • Mental Illness, Homelessness Linked to Heart Disease in Study
    (24-Feb-2015)
    High smoking rates also considered a key contributor

  • Study Ties Saunas to Lower Risk of Death From Heart Disease
    (23-Feb-2015)
    More frequent use, longer times per session decreased odds even more, but cause-and-effect link not proven

  • Study Ties Saunas to Lower Risk of Death From Heart Disease
    (23-Feb-2015)
    More frequent use, longer times per session decreased odds even more, but cause-and-effect link not proven

  • Aspirin 'Resistance' May Make for Worse Strokes: Study
    (23-Feb-2015)
    Daily dose won't prevent dangerous clotting in some people, researchers say

  • Study Ties Saunas to Lower Risk of Death From Heart Disease
    (23-Feb-2015)
    More frequent use, longer times per session decreased odds even more, but cause-and-effect link not proven

  • Health Tip: Take Seven Steps for Heart-Healthy Kids
    (23-Feb-2015)
    From food to exercise, promote heart health in children

  • Study Ties Saunas to Lower Risk of Death From Heart Disease
    (23-Feb-2015)
    More frequent use, longer times per session decreased odds even more, but cause-and-effect link not proven

  • Aspirin 'Resistance' May Make for Worse Strokes: Study
    (23-Feb-2015)
    Daily dose won't prevent dangerous clotting in some people, researchers say

  • Study Ties Saunas to Lower Risk of Death From Heart Disease
    (23-Feb-2015)
    More frequent use, longer times per session decreased odds even more, but cause-and-effect link not proven

  • Light Activity a Boost to Seniors' Hearts
    (18-Feb-2015)
    Low-level movement helps even those with limited mobility, study says

  • Light Activity a Boost to Seniors' Hearts
    (18-Feb-2015)
    Low-level movement helps even those with limited mobility, study says

  • Newer Blood Thinner Beats Heparin for Certain Heart Attacks
    (17-Feb-2015)
    Swedish study finds fondaparinux is effective, and reduces bleeding risk

  • 'Calculators' Doctors Use May Overestimate Heart Risks, Study Says
    (17-Feb-2015)
    Such assessments should only be starting points for predicting risk, researcher explains

  • Newer Blood Thinner Beats Heparin for Certain Heart Attacks
    (17-Feb-2015)
    Swedish study finds fondaparinux is effective, and reduces bleeding risk

  • 'Calculators' Doctors Use May Overestimate Heart Risks, Study Says
    (17-Feb-2015)
    Such assessments should only be starting points for predicting risk, researcher explains

  • Newer Blood Thinner Beats Heparin for Certain Heart Attacks
    (17-Feb-2015)
    Swedish study finds fondaparinux is effective, and reduces bleeding risk

  • Newer Blood Thinner Beats Heparin for Certain Heart Attacks
    (17-Feb-2015)
    Swedish study finds fondaparinux is effective, and reduces bleeding risk

  • 'Calculators' Doctors Use May Overestimate Heart Risks, Study Says
    (17-Feb-2015)
    Such assessments should only be starting points for predicting risk, researcher explains

  • Newer Blood Thinner Beats Heparin for Certain Heart Attacks
    (17-Feb-2015)
    Swedish study finds fondaparinux is effective, and reduces bleeding risk

  • 'Calculators' Doctors Use May Overestimate Heart Risks, Study Says
    (17-Feb-2015)
    Such assessments should only be starting points for predicting risk, researcher explains

  • 'Calculators' Doctors Use May Overestimate Heart Risks, Study Says
    (17-Feb-2015)
    Such assessments should only be starting points for predicting risk, researcher explains

  • 'Calculators' Doctors Use May Overestimate Heart Risks, Study Says
    (17-Feb-2015)
    Such assessments should only be starting points for predicting risk, researcher explains

  • More Evidence That Even 'Moderate' Exercise Helps Women's Hearts
    (16-Feb-2015)
    A few sweat-inducing workouts per week are enough to cut risks in middle age, study finds

  • More Evidence That Even 'Moderate' Exercise Helps Women's Hearts
    (16-Feb-2015)
    A few sweat-inducing workouts per week are enough to cut risks in middle age, study finds

  • Proposed Dietary Guidelines Not a Green Light to Eat What You Want
    (12-Feb-2015)
    People still need to limit foods with heart-damaging saturated fats and trans fats, nutritionists say

  • Low Vitamin D Levels in Stroke Survivors a Bad Sign, Study Finds
    (12-Feb-2015)
    Tied to raised risk of a severe stroke, poor recovery, researchers say

  • Parents of Young Stroke Victims at Risk for PTSD, Researchers Find
    (12-Feb-2015)
    In small study, almost a quarter met all criteria for the trauma-induced disorder

  • Motorized Stationary Bike May Help With Stroke Rehabilitation
    (12-Feb-2015)
    Aerobic exercise improved outlook and helped patients regain everyday skills

  • Kids Living in 'Stroke Belt' Not More Likely to Have Stroke: Study
    (12-Feb-2015)
    Children living in southeastern United States may not face same risk as older residents

  • Dehydration Linked to Greater Stroke Damage
    (12-Feb-2015)
    Thicker blood may be the reason why, study suggests

  • Some Stroke Survivors May Face Heightened Cancer Risk, Study Shows
    (12-Feb-2015)
    But cancer only affected about 2 percent of those in two-year follow-up period

  • Mediterranean Diet May Lower Stroke Risk, Study Finds
    (12-Feb-2015)
    Researchers say healthy eating plan appears to cut odds of blood clot

  • Low Vitamin D Levels in Stroke Survivors a Bad Sign, Study Finds
    (12-Feb-2015)
    Tied to raised risk of a severe stroke, poor recovery, researchers say

  • Parents of Young Stroke Victims at Risk for PTSD, Researchers Find
    (12-Feb-2015)
    In small study, almost a quarter met all criteria for the trauma-induced disorder

  • Motorized Stationary Bike May Help With Stroke Rehabilitation
    (12-Feb-2015)
    Aerobic exercise improved outlook and helped patients regain everyday skills

  • Clot-Busting Drug May Be Safe for Those With 'Wake-Up' Strokes
    (12-Feb-2015)
    Small study may ease worry about use in people who feel symptoms upon waking, but more data needed

  • Kids Living in 'Stroke Belt' Not More Likely to Have Stroke: Study
    (12-Feb-2015)
    Children living in southeastern United States may not face same risk as older residents

  • Dehydration Linked to Greater Stroke Damage
    (12-Feb-2015)
    Thicker blood may be the reason why, study suggests

  • Some Stroke Survivors May Face Heightened Cancer Risk, Study Shows
    (12-Feb-2015)
    But cancer only affected about 2 percent of those in two-year follow-up period

  • Mediterranean Diet May Lower Stroke Risk, Study Finds
    (12-Feb-2015)
    Researchers say healthy eating plan appears to cut odds of blood clot

  • Lower Blood Pressure Reduces First Stroke Risk: Study
    (11-Feb-2015)
    New research suggests keeping top number below 140

  • U.S. Smoking Deaths May Be Underestimated, Study Suggests
    (11-Feb-2015)
    Each year, 60,000 more smokers die from causes that have association with smoking, researchers say

  • Health Benefits of Moderate Drinking Overblown: Report
    (11-Feb-2015)
    Not all factors considered in previous studies, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Become a Heart-Healthy Chef
    (11-Feb-2015)
    Trim any fat from meat before cooking

  • Lower Blood Pressure Reduces First Stroke Risk: Study
    (11-Feb-2015)
    New research suggests keeping top number below 140

  • Driving Soon After Stroke May Be Risky, Studies Suggest
    (11-Feb-2015)
    Recent survivors more likely to make errors and have collisions in simulated tests

  • Eyes May Be Window to Outcomes After Stroke, Research Suggests
    (11-Feb-2015)
    Thickness of optic nerve's sheath seemed tied to odds for patient death during the study period

  • More Stroke Patients Getting Clot-Buster Quickly, Study Shows
    (11-Feb-2015)
    Many local hospitals now comfortable giving tPA drip, then shipping patients to advanced medical centers

  • U.S. Smoking Deaths May Be Underestimated, Study Suggests
    (11-Feb-2015)
    Each year, 60,000 more smokers die from causes that have association with smoking, researchers say

  • Lower Blood Pressure Reduces First Stroke Risk: Study
    (11-Feb-2015)
    New research suggests keeping top number below 140

  • Driving Soon After Stroke May Be Risky, Studies Suggest
    (11-Feb-2015)
    Recent survivors more likely to make errors and have collisions in simulated tests

  • Eyes May Be Window to Outcomes After Stroke, Research Suggests
    (11-Feb-2015)
    Thickness of optic nerve's sheath seemed tied to odds for patient death during the study period

  • More Stroke Patients Getting Clot-Buster Quickly, Study Shows
    (11-Feb-2015)
    Many local hospitals now comfortable giving tPA drip, then shipping patients to advanced medical centers

  • Health Tip: Understanding Low Blood Pressure
    (10-Feb-2015)
    Factors that can trigger the condition

  • Blood Pressure Meds Lower Heart, Stroke Risks in Diabetics: Analysis
    (10-Feb-2015)
    Patients did better even if they didn't actually have high blood pressure

  • Low Vitamin D Levels in Childhood May Raise Heart Risks: Study
    (10-Feb-2015)
    Chances of artery hardening were higher in those who did not get enough of the vitamin when young

  • Preterm Delivery Linked to Heart Disease, Stroke Risk in Mothers
    (10-Feb-2015)
    But study didn't prove cause-and-effect relationship

  • U.S. Advisers Rethink Cholesterol Risk From Foods: Report
    (10-Feb-2015)
    Trans fats are a bigger threat to heart health, doctors and dietitians say

  • Blood Pressure Meds Lower Heart, Stroke Risks in Diabetics: Analysis
    (10-Feb-2015)
    Patients did better even if they didn't actually have high blood pressure

  • Preterm Delivery Linked to Heart Disease, Stroke Risk in Mothers
    (10-Feb-2015)
    But study didn't prove cause-and-effect relationship

  • Effectiveness of Implanted Defibrillators May Depend on Patient's Age
    (10-Feb-2015)
    They extended survival in those at high risk for sudden cardiac death, but those over 70 saw less benefit, study found

  • U.S. Advisers Rethink Cholesterol Risk From Foods: Report
    (10-Feb-2015)
    Trans fats are a bigger threat to heart health, doctors and dietitians say

  • Blood Pressure Meds Lower Heart, Stroke Risks in Diabetics: Analysis
    (10-Feb-2015)
    Patients did better even if they didn't actually have high blood pressure

  • Preterm Delivery Linked to Heart Disease, Stroke Risk in Mothers
    (10-Feb-2015)
    But study didn't prove cause-and-effect relationship

  • Effectiveness of Implanted Defibrillators May Depend on Patient's Age
    (10-Feb-2015)
    They extended survival in those at high risk for sudden cardiac death, but those over 70 saw less benefit, study found

  • U.S. Advisers Rethink Cholesterol Risk From Foods: Report
    (10-Feb-2015)
    Trans fats are a bigger threat to heart health, doctors and dietitians say

  • Blood Pressure Meds Lower Heart, Stroke Risks in Diabetics: Analysis
    (10-Feb-2015)
    Patients did better even if they didn't actually have high blood pressure

  • Preterm Delivery Linked to Heart Disease, Stroke Risk in Mothers
    (10-Feb-2015)
    But study didn't prove cause-and-effect relationship

  • Effectiveness of Implanted Defibrillators May Depend on Patient's Age
    (10-Feb-2015)
    They extended survival in those at high risk for sudden cardiac death, but those over 70 saw less benefit, study found

  • Effectiveness of Implanted Defibrillators May Depend on Patient's Age
    (10-Feb-2015)
    They extended survival in those at high risk for sudden cardiac death, but those over 70 saw less benefit, study found

  • Depression After Stroke Linked to Troubled Sleep
    (10-Feb-2015)
    Korean study found low spirits a key factor in daytime sleepiness, nighttime awakenings

  • Blood Pressure Meds Lower Heart, Stroke Risks in Diabetics: Analysis
    (10-Feb-2015)
    Patients did better even if they didn't actually have high blood pressure

  • Preterm Delivery Linked to Heart Disease, Stroke Risk in Mothers
    (10-Feb-2015)
    But study didn't prove cause-and-effect relationship

  • U.S. Advisers Rethink Cholesterol Risk From Foods: Report
    (10-Feb-2015)
    Trans fats are a bigger threat to heart health, doctors and dietitians say

  • Loved Ones Caring for Brain-Injured Veterans May Face Health Risks
    (09-Feb-2015)
    Study found high levels of substance linked to inflammation in caregivers who felt anger, blame

  • Stress May Make Recovery From Heart Attack Harder for Younger Women
    (09-Feb-2015)
    Study found women were prone to greater levels of stress than men

  • Loved Ones Caring for Brain-Injured Veterans May Face Health Risks
    (09-Feb-2015)
    Study found high levels of substance linked to inflammation in caregivers who felt anger, blame

  • Loved Ones Caring for Brain-Injured Veterans May Face Health Risks
    (09-Feb-2015)
    Study found high levels of substance linked to inflammation in caregivers who felt anger, blame

  • Residential Treatment Program Helps Obese Kids Lose Weight, Study Finds
    (09-Feb-2015)
    Treatment also boosted blood vessel health, but therapy is costly and long-term results are unknown

  • Stress May Make Recovery From Heart Attack Harder for Younger Women
    (09-Feb-2015)
    Study found women were prone to greater levels of stress than men

  • FDA Approves New Device Aimed at Easing Stroke Risk
    (09-Feb-2015)
    ENROUTE system cleans out 'debris' in neck artery for those requiring better blood flow to the brain

  • New Device Cleared to Reduce Stroke Risk
    (09-Feb-2015)
    First approved device designed to enter artery through neck, not groin

  • Type 1 Diabetes More Deadly for Women Than Men, Study Finds
    (06-Feb-2015)
    Experts aren't sure why, but say better treatment and support needed for both sexes

  • Newly Diagnosed With High Blood Pressure? 3 Factors Affect Prognosis
    (05-Feb-2015)
    Systolic reading of 150 should prompt immediate action to prevent poor outcomes, study suggests

  • Newly Diagnosed With High Blood Pressure? 3 Factors Affect Prognosis
    (05-Feb-2015)
    Systolic reading of 150 should prompt immediate action to prevent poor outcomes, study suggests

  • Newly Diagnosed With High Blood Pressure? 3 Factors Affect Prognosis
    (05-Feb-2015)
    Systolic reading of 150 should prompt immediate action to prevent poor outcomes, study suggests

  • Newly Diagnosed With High Blood Pressure? 3 Factors Affect Prognosis
    (05-Feb-2015)
    Systolic reading of 150 should prompt immediate action to prevent poor outcomes, study suggests

  • Implanted Device May Improve Hard-to-Treat Chest Pain
    (04-Feb-2015)
    Small trial shows Receptor brings relief to those with refractory angina

  • Implanted Device May Improve Hard-to-Treat Chest Pain
    (04-Feb-2015)
    Small trial shows Receptor brings relief to those with refractory angina

  • Ultra-Early Stroke Care Can Start With Paramedics: Study
    (04-Feb-2015)
    Pre-hospital approach is sure to be adopted, expert says

  • Ultra-Early Stroke Care Can Start With Paramedics: Study
    (04-Feb-2015)
    Pre-hospital approach is sure to be adopted, expert says

  • A Pill a Day? No Way, Survey Says
    (03-Feb-2015)
    1 of 3 respondents rejected the idea even if it meant a shorter life

  • A Pill a Day? No Way, Survey Says
    (03-Feb-2015)
    1 of 3 respondents rejected the idea even if it meant a shorter life

  • Some With Kidney Stones Might Have Calcium Buildup in Blood Vessels: Study
    (30-Jan-2015)
    These patients might need closer monitoring for further signs of pending heart trouble, researcher says

  • Some With Kidney Stones Might Have Calcium Buildup in Blood Vessels: Study
    (30-Jan-2015)
    These patients might need closer monitoring for further signs of pending heart trouble, researcher says

  • Some With Kidney Stones Might Have Calcium Buildup in Blood Vessels: Study
    (30-Jan-2015)
    These patients might need closer monitoring for further signs of pending heart trouble, researcher says

  • Some With Kidney Stones Might Have Calcium Buildup in Blood Vessels: Study
    (30-Jan-2015)
    These patients might need closer monitoring for further signs of pending heart trouble, researcher says

  • Following Blood Pressure Guidelines Saves Lives, Dollars: Study
    (29-Jan-2015)
    Investing in treatment strategies would yield both health and economic benefits, researcher says

  • Following Blood Pressure Guidelines Saves Lives, Dollars: Study
    (29-Jan-2015)
    Investing in treatment strategies would yield both health and economic benefits, researcher says

  • Too Much Alcohol at Midlife Raises Stroke Risk, Study Finds
    (29-Jan-2015)
    The danger zone: more than 2 drinks daily

  • Following Blood Pressure Guidelines Saves Lives, Dollars: Study
    (29-Jan-2015)
    Investing in treatment strategies would yield both health and economic benefits, researcher says

  • Following Blood Pressure Guidelines Saves Lives, Dollars: Study
    (29-Jan-2015)
    Investing in treatment strategies would yield both health and economic benefits, researcher says

  • Too Much Alcohol at Midlife Raises Stroke Risk, Study Finds
    (29-Jan-2015)
    The danger zone: more than 2 drinks daily

  • 72,000 Cases of Public Defibrillators Failing in Past Decade, FDA Says
    (28-Jan-2015)
    Agency vows action to boost the effectiveness of the life-saving devices

  • Do Pregnant Women Need High Blood Pressure Treatment?
    (28-Jan-2015)
    Controlling blood pressure doesn't seem to affect baby, but may prevent problems for mom

  • Blood Transfusions During Heart Surgery May Up Pneumonia Risk
    (27-Jan-2015)
    But study found overall rate was under 4 percent

  • Watch Upper Number on Blood Pressure for Younger Adults: Study
    (27-Jan-2015)
    Systolic pressure of 140 mm Hg or more raises risk for heart disease in later life, researchers say

  • Blood Transfusions During Heart Surgery May Up Pneumonia Risk
    (27-Jan-2015)
    But study found overall rate was under 4 percent

  • Watch Upper Number on Blood Pressure for Younger Adults: Study
    (27-Jan-2015)
    Systolic pressure of 140 mm Hg or more raises risk for heart disease in later life, researchers say

  • Blood Transfusions During Heart Surgery May Up Pneumonia Risk
    (27-Jan-2015)
    But study found overall rate was under 4 percent

  • Blood Transfusions During Heart Surgery May Up Pneumonia Risk
    (27-Jan-2015)
    But study found overall rate was under 4 percent

  • Watch Upper Number on Blood Pressure for Younger Adults: Study
    (27-Jan-2015)
    Systolic pressure of 140 mm Hg or more raises risk for heart disease in later life, researchers say

  • Watch Upper Number on Blood Pressure for Younger Adults: Study
    (27-Jan-2015)
    Systolic pressure of 140 mm Hg or more raises risk for heart disease in later life, researchers say

  • ER Patients With Chest Pain May Not Always Need Heart Tests: Study
    (26-Jan-2015)
    Such screenings didn't predict who would have later heart trouble, researchers report

  • ER Patients With Chest Pain May Not Always Need Heart Tests: Study
    (26-Jan-2015)
    Such screenings didn't predict who would have later heart trouble, researchers report

  • Insomnia Linked to High Blood Pressure in Study
    (26-Jan-2015)
    But finding doesn't prove cause-and-effect relationship

  • ER Patients With Chest Pain May Not Always Need Heart Tests: Study
    (26-Jan-2015)
    Such screenings didn't predict who would have later heart trouble, researchers report

  • Prolonged High Cholesterol in Middle Age Raises Heart Risk Later: Study
    (26-Jan-2015)
    Even slightly higher levels took their toll, researchers note

  • ER Patients With Chest Pain May Not Always Need Heart Tests: Study
    (26-Jan-2015)
    Such screenings didn't predict who would have later heart trouble, researchers report

  • Prolonged High Cholesterol in Middle Age Raises Heart Risk Later: Study
    (26-Jan-2015)
    Even slightly higher levels took their toll, researchers note

  • Eczema Linked to Other Health Problems
    (23-Jan-2015)
    Study finds higher risk of heart disease, stroke in people with the skin condition

  • Eczema Linked to Other Health Problems
    (23-Jan-2015)
    Study finds higher risk of heart disease, stroke in people with the skin condition

  • Stroke Survivors Who Live Alone Face Higher Risk of Early Death: Study
    (23-Jan-2015)
    Men were particularly vulnerable in 12-year follow-up

  • Eczema Linked to Other Health Problems
    (23-Jan-2015)
    Study finds higher risk of heart disease, stroke in people with the skin condition

  • Stroke Survivors Who Live Alone Face Higher Risk of Early Death: Study
    (23-Jan-2015)
    Men were particularly vulnerable in 12-year follow-up

  • Realistic Targets May Boost Exercise Rates, Experts Say
    (22-Jan-2015)
    For those who are inactive, any activity may be better than none

  • Realistic Targets May Boost Exercise Rates, Experts Say
    (22-Jan-2015)
    For those who are inactive, any activity may be better than none

  • Efforts to Curtail Tobacco Use Stalled in 2014, Report Says
    (21-Jan-2015)
    Smoking still claims 500,000 lives a year in the United States

  • Could a Drink a Day Lower Your Risk for Heart Failure?
    (20-Jan-2015)
    Study found an association for middle-aged people, but experts stress that heavy drinking is never healthy

  • Pneumonia Raises Heart Disease Risk for Years: Study
    (20-Jan-2015)
    Findings underscore value of preventive vaccines

  • Walking Group a Step Toward Better Health, Researchers Say
    (20-Jan-2015)
    Your heart rate, cholesterol and even depression might improve, study suggests

  • Pneumonia Raises Heart Disease Risk for Years: Study
    (20-Jan-2015)
    Findings underscore value of preventive vaccines

  • Pneumonia Raises Heart Disease Risk for Years: Study
    (20-Jan-2015)
    Findings underscore value of preventive vaccines

  • Pizza Takes a Slice Out of Kids' Health, Study Finds
    (19-Jan-2015)
    Children, teens consume more calories, fat and salt on days they eat this American staple

  • A Bit More Salt Each Day May Not Harm Older Adults
    (19-Jan-2015)
    But experts say restricting intake is still advisable

  • A Bit More Salt Each Day May Not Harm Older Adults
    (19-Jan-2015)
    But experts say restricting intake is still advisable

  • Weightlessness in Space May Lower Blood Pressure in Astronauts
    (16-Jan-2015)
    But shifting of blood to upper body may also strain heart, study shows

  • Weightlessness in Space May Lower Blood Pressure in Astronauts
    (16-Jan-2015)
    But shifting of blood to upper body may also strain heart, study shows

  • Weightlessness in Space May Lower Blood Pressure in Astronauts
    (16-Jan-2015)
    But shifting of blood to upper body may also strain heart, study shows

  • Neck Artery Stents May Not Be Worthwhile in 'Real World' Setting
    (14-Jan-2015)
    Study found a third of older patients died within two years of procedure

  • Scientists Spot Mutation Behind Genetic Form of Heart Failure
    (14-Jan-2015)
    Variant makes heart muscle less elastic, enlarges organ and impairs ability to pump blood

  • Neck Artery Stents May Not Be Worthwhile in 'Real World' Setting
    (14-Jan-2015)
    Study found a third of older patients died within two years of procedure

  • How Intense Efforts Boosted Heart Health for One Maine Community
    (13-Jan-2015)
    Better screening, control of high cholesterol and blood pressure cut deaths and hospitalizations, study finds

  • Cluster of Heart Risk Factors Tied to Uterine Cancer Risk
    (13-Jan-2015)
    Excess weight likely a big factor, but other conditions also appear to matter

  • How Intense Efforts Boosted Heart Health for One Maine Community
    (13-Jan-2015)
    Better screening, control of high cholesterol and blood pressure cut deaths and hospitalizations, study finds

  • Cluster of Heart Risk Factors Tied to Uterine Cancer Risk
    (13-Jan-2015)
    Excess weight likely a big factor, but other conditions also appear to matter

  • How Intense Efforts Boosted Heart Health for One Maine Community
    (13-Jan-2015)
    Better screening, control of high cholesterol and blood pressure cut deaths and hospitalizations, study finds

  • An Optimistic Outlook May Be Good for Your Heart
    (13-Jan-2015)
    Study of more than 5,100 adults found a strong correlation between the two

  • Cluster of Heart Risk Factors Tied to Uterine Cancer Risk
    (13-Jan-2015)
    Excess weight likely a big factor, but other conditions also appear to matter

  • How Intense Efforts Boosted Heart Health for One Maine Community
    (13-Jan-2015)
    Better screening, control of high cholesterol and blood pressure cut deaths and hospitalizations, study finds

  • Happy Childhood May Be Good for Your Heart
    (12-Jan-2015)
    Study found those in safe, secure families were more likely to practice healthy habits

  • Happy Childhood May Be Good for Your Heart
    (12-Jan-2015)
    Study found those in safe, secure families were more likely to practice healthy habits

  • More Than 1 in 10 Use Daily Aspirin Inappropriately
    (12-Jan-2015)
    For many users, the odds of heart attack, stroke are lower than the risk of serious bleeding, study says

  • More Than 1 in 10 Use Daily Aspirin Inappropriately
    (12-Jan-2015)
    For many users, the odds of heart attack, stroke are lower than the risk of serious bleeding, study says

  • FDA OKs New Anti-Clotting Drug for Heart Rhythm Disorder
    (09-Jan-2015)
    Savaysa works like warfarin but carries less bleeding risk

  • FDA OKs New Anti-Clotting Drug for Heart Rhythm Disorder
    (09-Jan-2015)
    Savaysa works like warfarin but carries less bleeding risk

  • Blood-Thinning Drug Savaysa Approved
    (09-Jan-2015)
    Designed to treat dangerous clots and prevent stroke

  • Was Beethoven Composing From His Heart?
    (08-Jan-2015)
    Experts suspect cardiac arrhythmia may have influenced parts of his work

  • High Blood Pressure May Boost Glaucoma Risk
    (07-Jan-2015)
    Study finds blood vessel damage from elevated BP might make the eye disease more likely

  • High Blood Pressure May Boost Glaucoma Risk
    (07-Jan-2015)
    Study finds blood vessel damage from elevated BP might make the eye disease more likely

  • High Blood Sugar in Heart Failure Patients May Point to Risk of Early Death
    (07-Jan-2015)
    Even normal but slightly elevated levels can signal trouble, study notes

  • High Blood Pressure May Boost Glaucoma Risk
    (07-Jan-2015)
    Study finds blood vessel damage from elevated BP might make the eye disease more likely

  • Study Finds Link Between Cancer Diagnosis, Stroke Risk
    (07-Jan-2015)
    Threat was highest first three months after diagnosis, researchers say

  • Rotating Night Shift Work May Raise Risks of Heart Disease, Lung Cancer: Study
    (06-Jan-2015)
    Research can't prove cause-and-effect, but does suggest a link

  • Rotating Night Shift Work May Raise Risks of Heart Disease, Lung Cancer: Study
    (06-Jan-2015)
    Research can't prove cause-and-effect, but does suggest a link

  • Diet Rich in Whole Grains Might Extend Your Life, Study Says
    (05-Jan-2015)
    Findings held even after researchers accounted for person's weight, age and smoking status

  • Study Debunks Notion of 'Healthy Obesity'
    (05-Jan-2015)
    Very heavy people slip into poor health over time, researchers find

  • Study Debunks Notion of 'Healthy Obesity'
    (05-Jan-2015)
    Very heavy people slip into poor health over time, researchers find

  • More Evidence That Healthy Living Works Wonders for Women's Hearts
    (05-Jan-2015)
    Study found good diet, exercise slashed odds for heart disease by 90 percent

  • Influx of Trainee Docs in July Doesn't Affect Stroke Care: Study
    (05-Jan-2015)
    Deaths, disabilities don't increase with arrival of med school grads

  • More Evidence That Healthy Living Works Wonders for Women's Hearts
    (05-Jan-2015)
    Study found good diet, exercise slashed odds for heart disease by 90 percent

  • Influx of Trainee Docs in July Doesn't Affect Stroke Care: Study
    (05-Jan-2015)
    Deaths, disabilities don't increase with arrival of med school grads

  • Diet Rich in Whole Grains Might Extend Your Life, Study Says
    (05-Jan-2015)
    Findings held even after researchers accounted for person's weight, age and smoking status

  • Little Change in Fast Food Calorie Counts, Salt Content
    (31-Dec-2014)
    Researchers tracked popular items from 3 major chains from 1996-2013

  • Health Tip: Coping With Heart Disease
    (25-Dec-2014)
    When emotions take their toll

  • Number of Americans Taking Statins Keeps Rising: CDC
    (23-Dec-2014)
    Even more should be taking them to cut risk of heart attack and stroke, cardiologist says

  • When Heart Docs Are Away, Their High-Risk Patients May Fare Better
    (23-Dec-2014)
    Intensive procedures ordered less often, survival rates higher during cardiology conferences, study found

  • Number of Americans Taking Statins Keeps Rising: CDC
    (23-Dec-2014)
    Even more should be taking them to cut risk of heart attack and stroke, cardiologist says

  • When Heart Docs Are Away, Their High-Risk Patients May Fare Better
    (23-Dec-2014)
    Intensive procedures ordered less often, survival rates higher during cardiology conferences, study found

  • Nearly All Diabetics Should Be on Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs: Experts
    (23-Dec-2014)
    New guidelines from the American Diabetes Association recommend greater statin use

  • When Heart Docs Are Away, Their High-Risk Patients May Fare Better
    (23-Dec-2014)
    Intensive procedures ordered less often, survival rates higher during cardiology conferences, study found

  • Number of Americans Taking Statins Keeps Rising: CDC
    (23-Dec-2014)
    Even more should be taking them to cut risk of heart attack and stroke, cardiologist says

  • Terrorism Fears May Shorten Your Life, Study Finds
    (23-Dec-2014)
    Constant anxiety increases risk of heart attack, stroke

  • Nearly All Diabetics Should Be on Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs: Experts
    (23-Dec-2014)
    New guidelines from the American Diabetes Association recommend greater statin use

  • When Heart Docs Are Away, Their High-Risk Patients May Fare Better
    (23-Dec-2014)
    Intensive procedures ordered less often, survival rates higher during cardiology conferences, study found

  • Number of Americans Taking Statins Keeps Rising: CDC
    (23-Dec-2014)
    Even more should be taking them to cut risk of heart attack and stroke, cardiologist says

  • When Heart Docs Are Away, Their High-Risk Patients May Fare Better
    (23-Dec-2014)
    Intensive procedures ordered less often, survival rates higher during cardiology conferences, study found

  • Wearable, Doc-Prescribed Monitors May Help Spot High Blood Pressure
    (22-Dec-2014)
    Wearing device for a day gives more accurate info than single in-office reading, study says

  • Certain Antibiotic/Statin Combos May Be Unsafe Mix: Study
    (22-Dec-2014)
    Use of clarithromycin along with the cholesterol-lowering meds had higher risk of side effects

  • Wearable, Doc-Prescribed Monitors May Help Spot High Blood Pressure
    (22-Dec-2014)
    Wearing device for a day gives more accurate info than single in-office reading, study says

  • Certain Antibiotic/Statin Combos May Be Unsafe Mix: Study
    (22-Dec-2014)
    Use of clarithromycin along with the cholesterol-lowering meds had higher risk of side effects

  • Being Fit Keeps Blood Pressure in Check
    (18-Dec-2014)
    Those in poorest shape were more likely to have high blood pressure, study found

  • Being Fit Keeps Blood Pressure in Check
    (18-Dec-2014)
    Those in poorest shape were more likely to have high blood pressure, study found

  • Global Life Expectancy Continues to Climb
    (18-Dec-2014)
    Women have slightly greater gains than men, study finds

  • Can You Balance on One Leg? You May Have Lower Stroke Risk
    (18-Dec-2014)
    Inability to stand on one foot for 20-plus seconds could suggest brain vessel damage, study contends

  • Global Life Expectancy Continues to Climb
    (18-Dec-2014)
    Women have slightly greater gains than men, study finds

  • Can You Balance on One Leg? You May Have Lower Stroke Risk
    (18-Dec-2014)
    Inability to stand on one foot for 20-plus seconds could suggest brain vessel damage, study contends

  • Only 4 in 10 Americans Eat Heart-Healthy Nuts Each Day, CDC Says
    (17-Dec-2014)
    Even fewer consume an amount thought to help curb heart disease, study found

  • Only 4 in 10 Americans Eat Heart-Healthy Nuts Each Day, CDC Says
    (17-Dec-2014)
    Even fewer consume an amount thought to help curb heart disease, study found

  • Stent Treatment May Lower Stroke Disability
    (17-Dec-2014)
    Treatment must be given within 6 hours after a stroke starts, researchers say

  • Only 4 in 10 Americans Eat Heart-Healthy Nuts Each Day, CDC Says
    (17-Dec-2014)
    Even fewer consume an amount thought to help curb heart disease, study found

  • Stent Treatment May Lower Stroke Disability
    (17-Dec-2014)
    Treatment must be given within 6 hours after a stroke starts, researchers say

  • Yoga May Cut Heart Disease Risk Factors
    (16-Dec-2014)
    Review found those who took yoga classes saw improvements in blood pressure, cholesterol, weight

  • Yoga May Cut Heart Disease Risk Factors
    (16-Dec-2014)
    Review found those who took yoga classes saw improvements in blood pressure, cholesterol, weight

  • Doctors Aren't Discussing Sex With Heart Attack Survivors
    (15-Dec-2014)
    Study of younger patients finds they often get misinformation

  • Timing of First Period Tied to Women's Later Heart Risk: Study
    (15-Dec-2014)
    Getting it earlier or later raised chances of trouble, experts think childhood obesity might be at play

  • FDA Approves Blood Test That Gauges Heart Attack Risk
    (15-Dec-2014)
    The screen is meant for people without history of heart disease, agency says

  • Timing of First Period Tied to Women's Later Heart Risk: Study
    (15-Dec-2014)
    Getting it earlier or later raised chances of trouble, experts think childhood obesity might be at play

  • Doctors Aren't Discussing Sex With Heart Attack Survivors
    (15-Dec-2014)
    Study of younger patients finds they often get misinformation

  • Doctors Aren't Discussing Sex With Heart Attack Survivors
    (15-Dec-2014)
    Study of younger patients finds they often get misinformation

  • Timing of First Period Tied to Women's Later Heart Risk: Study
    (15-Dec-2014)
    Getting it earlier or later raised chances of trouble, experts think childhood obesity might be at play

  • New Test Estimates Risk of Heart Disease
    (15-Dec-2014)
    Agency says best results obtained for black women

  • Timing of First Period Tied to Women's Later Heart Risk: Study
    (15-Dec-2014)
    Getting it earlier or later raised chances of trouble, experts think childhood obesity might be at play

  • FDA Approves Blood Test That Gauges Heart Attack Risk
    (15-Dec-2014)
    The screen is meant for people without history of heart disease, agency says

  • Heart Attacks Rose in N.J. in Hurricane Sandy's Wake
    (12-Dec-2014)
    Jump in residents' stress, physical exertion may have played a role, researchers say

  • Exercise, Diet May Be Key to Beating a Common Irregular Heartbeat
    (12-Dec-2014)
    Atrial fibrillation often hits older people, but study shows getting healthier can curb it

  • Fear of Police Keeps Many Hispanics From Calling 911, Study Says
    (12-Dec-2014)
    Researchers explore barriers to cardiac arrest treatment

  • Heart Attacks Rose in N.J. in Hurricane Sandy's Wake
    (12-Dec-2014)
    Jump in residents' stress, physical exertion may have played a role, researchers say

  • Exercise, Diet May Be Key to Beating a Common Irregular Heartbeat
    (12-Dec-2014)
    Atrial fibrillation often hits older people, but study shows getting healthier can curb it

  • Patients Given Less Blood During Surgery Do Fine, Study Reports
    (12-Dec-2014)
    Finding could lead to reduced risks for patients

  • Heart Attacks Rose in N.J. in Hurricane Sandy's Wake
    (12-Dec-2014)
    Jump in residents' stress, physical exertion may have played a role, researchers say

  • Exercise, Diet May Be Key to Beating a Common Irregular Heartbeat
    (12-Dec-2014)
    Atrial fibrillation often hits older people, but study shows getting healthier can curb it

  • Poor Sperm Quality May Signal Health Issues, Study Finds
    (11-Dec-2014)
    Medical conditions or treatments may affect fertility, researchers say

  • Poor Sperm Quality May Signal Health Issues, Study Finds
    (11-Dec-2014)
    Medical conditions or treatments may affect fertility, researchers say

  • Memory Lapses May Signal Stroke Risk: Study
    (11-Dec-2014)
    Link was seen mostly in people with higher levels of education, researchers said

  • Memory Lapses May Signal Stroke Risk: Study
    (11-Dec-2014)
    Link was seen mostly in people with higher levels of education, researchers said

  • Progress Still Needed on 'Race Gap' in Older Americans' Health
    (10-Dec-2014)
    Blacks have made some gains, especially in the West, but whites still fare better overall, study finds

  • Progress Still Needed on 'Race Gap' in Older Americans' Health
    (10-Dec-2014)
    Blacks have made some gains, especially in the West, but whites still fare better overall, study finds

  • Progress Still Needed on 'Race Gap' in Older Americans' Health
    (10-Dec-2014)
    Blacks have made some gains, especially in the West, but whites still fare better overall, study finds

  • Free Clinics Run by Med Students on the Rise
    (09-Dec-2014)
    More than half of all medical students are involved in such clinics, study says

  • Hard Hit to Chest Triggered Irregular Heartbeat in Teen Football Player
    (08-Dec-2014)
    But case report notes 16-year-old's heart returned to normal in three days after rare occurrence

  • BPA in Canned Goods May Raise Your Blood Pressure: Study
    (08-Dec-2014)
    Finding is latest to raise health concerns about the common estrogen-like chemical

  • BPA in Canned Goods May Raise Your Blood Pressure: Study
    (08-Dec-2014)
    Finding is latest to raise health concerns about the common estrogen-like chemical

  • BPA in Canned Goods May Raise Your Blood Pressure: Study
    (08-Dec-2014)
    Finding is latest to raise health concerns about the common estrogen-like chemical

  • Obesity-Related Ills May Shave Up to 8 Years Off Your Life: Study
    (05-Dec-2014)
    Excess weight also shortens the time you live free of chronic diseases that lower quality of life, researchers say

  • Study Casts Doubt on Low-Dose Aspirin for Women Under 65
    (05-Dec-2014)
    Benefits of cutting heart disease and cancer risk is clearer in older women, but use should be individualized, experts say

  • Obesity-Related Ills May Shave Up to 8 Years Off Your Life: Study
    (05-Dec-2014)
    Excess weight also shortens the time you live free of chronic diseases that lower quality of life, researchers say

  • Text Messages Remind People to Take Medications
    (05-Dec-2014)
    Fewer than one in 10 forgot their daily dose after cellphone prompt, study says

  • Text Messages Remind People to Take Medications
    (05-Dec-2014)
    Fewer than one in 10 forgot their daily dose after cellphone prompt, study says

  • Daily Statin Might Raise Your Risk for Cataracts: Study
    (05-Dec-2014)
    But benefits of cholesterol-lowering drugs outweigh risks, experts say

  • Text Messages Remind People to Take Medications
    (05-Dec-2014)
    Fewer than one in 10 forgot their daily dose after cellphone prompt, study says

  • Obesity Can Cause 'Silent' Damage to Heart
    (05-Dec-2014)
    Study shows excess weight harms cardiovascular system without symptoms

  • Text Messages Remind People to Take Medications
    (05-Dec-2014)
    Fewer than one in 10 forgot their daily dose after cellphone prompt, study says

  • Study Casts Doubt on Low-Dose Aspirin for Women Under 65
    (05-Dec-2014)
    Benefits of cutting heart disease and cancer risk is clearer in older women, but use should be individualized, experts say

  • Daily Statin Might Raise Your Risk for Cataracts: Study
    (05-Dec-2014)
    But benefits of cholesterol-lowering drugs outweigh risks, experts say

  • Obesity-Related Ills May Shave Up to 8 Years Off Your Life: Study
    (05-Dec-2014)
    Excess weight also shortens the time you live free of chronic diseases that lower quality of life, researchers say

  • Brain Scans Yield Clues to Future Stroke Risk
    (04-Dec-2014)
    Those with damage due to lack of blood flow more likely to suffer recurrence

  • Brain Scans Yield Clues to Future Stroke Risk
    (04-Dec-2014)
    Those with damage due to lack of blood flow more likely to suffer recurrence

  • Could a 'Mediterranean' Diet Extend Your Life?
    (03-Dec-2014)
    Study points to genetic signs that the antioxidant-rich regimen might boost longevity

  • Study Questions Safety of Adrenaline Shots for Cardiac Arrest
    (01-Dec-2014)
    Emergency procedure can restart heart, but may raise risk of brain damage, researchers say

  • Study Questions Safety of Adrenaline Shots for Cardiac Arrest
    (01-Dec-2014)
    Emergency procedure can restart heart, but may raise risk of brain damage, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Monitor Your Child's Fat and Cholesterol Consumption
    (28-Nov-2014)
    Offer plenty of fruit and veggies

  • More Advanced Emergency Care May Be Worse for Cardiac Arrest Victims: Study
    (24-Nov-2014)
    Good CPR, getting to hospital fast resulted in better outcomes than using sophisticated methods

  • Childhood Obesity Brings Host of Health Problems, Researchers Report
    (24-Nov-2014)
    High blood pressure, liver problems and heart disease risk upped in heavy kids

  • Most Seniors Could Use Statins Under New Guidelines
    (24-Nov-2014)
    Many eligible for cholesterol-lowering drugs based on age alone, study finds

  • Childhood Obesity Brings Host of Health Problems, Researchers Report
    (24-Nov-2014)
    High blood pressure, liver problems and heart disease risk upped in heavy kids

  • Most Seniors Could Use Statins Under New Guidelines
    (24-Nov-2014)
    Many eligible for cholesterol-lowering drugs based on age alone, study finds

  • Treating Irregular Heartbeat With Digoxin May Come With Risks
    (21-Nov-2014)
    Study finds higher odds for death, hospitalization for patients with atrial fibrillation

  • Special Ambulance Delivers Vital Stroke Care More Quickly
    (21-Nov-2014)
    Patients were six times more likely to get clot-busting drug within 'golden' hour of first symptoms in German study

  • Special Ambulance Delivers Vital Stroke Care More Quickly
    (21-Nov-2014)
    Patients were six times more likely to get clot-busting drug within 'golden' hour of first symptoms in German study

  • Treating Irregular Heartbeat With Digoxin May Come With Risks
    (21-Nov-2014)
    Study finds higher odds for death, hospitalization for patients with atrial fibrillation

  • Kids Born to Overweight Moms May Face Higher Heart Risks as Adults
    (20-Nov-2014)
    But researchers add that eating behaviors mothers pass on might play greater role than genetics

  • A Bad Marriage Burdens an Aging Heart
    (20-Nov-2014)
    Older women in unhappy relationships seem especially vulnerable, researchers say

  • A Bad Marriage Burdens an Aging Heart
    (20-Nov-2014)
    Older women in unhappy relationships seem especially vulnerable, researchers say

  • Kids Born to Overweight Moms May Face Higher Heart Risks as Adults
    (20-Nov-2014)
    But researchers add that eating behaviors mothers pass on might play greater role than genetics

  • Kids Born to Overweight Moms May Face Higher Heart Risks as Adults
    (20-Nov-2014)
    But researchers add that eating behaviors mothers pass on might play greater role than genetics

  • A Bad Marriage Burdens an Aging Heart
    (20-Nov-2014)
    Older women in unhappy relationships seem especially vulnerable, researchers say

  • Gel Implant Might Help Fight Heart Failure
    (20-Nov-2014)
    New treatment strengthens heart walls, researchers say, but skeptics remain

  • Home Exercise Boosts Heart Patients' Frame of Mind
    (19-Nov-2014)
    But in-hospital workouts didn't produce same results, study found

  • Coordination of Heart Attack Care Trims Time to Treatment: Study
    (19-Nov-2014)
    Survival rates were boosted even when just minutes were saved getting blocked arteries opened

  • Women With Heart Disease at Low Risk When Giving Birth: Study
    (19-Nov-2014)
    California researchers find more C-sections, longer hospital stays but no significant complications

  • 3-D Model of Heart May Help Surgeons Fix Defects
    (19-Nov-2014)
    New technology might make for better-prepared doctors, 'fewer surprises' in the OR, experts say

  • Oxygen May Not Help Heart Attack Victims
    (19-Nov-2014)
    Study ties treatment to greater heart damage, but more research urged

  • Chasing, Tackling Suspects Raises Cops' Odds of Sudden Death
    (19-Nov-2014)
    Overall risk to any one officer remains very small, researchers stress

  • Coordination of Heart Attack Care Trims Time to Treatment: Study
    (19-Nov-2014)
    Survival rates were boosted even when just minutes were saved getting blocked arteries opened

  • Home Exercise Boosts Heart Patients' Frame of Mind
    (19-Nov-2014)
    But in-hospital workouts didn't produce same results, study found

  • Kids Who Need Heart Transplant Should Get the First Available, Study Says
    (19-Nov-2014)
    Waiting for a suitable match based on antibodies lowered survival rate, researchers found

  • Oxygen May Not Help Heart Attack Victims
    (19-Nov-2014)
    Study ties treatment to greater heart damage, but more research urged

  • Chasing, Tackling Suspects Raises Cops' Odds of Sudden Death
    (19-Nov-2014)
    Overall risk to any one officer remains very small, researchers stress

  • 'Wireless' Pacemaker Working Well So Far, Researchers Say
    (19-Nov-2014)
    Small, manufacturer-funded study of tiny device reports no complications

  • Women With Heart Disease at Low Risk When Giving Birth: Study
    (19-Nov-2014)
    California researchers find more C-sections, longer hospital stays but no significant complications

  • Home Exercise Boosts Heart Patients' Frame of Mind
    (19-Nov-2014)
    But in-hospital workouts didn't produce same results, study found

  • Oxygen May Not Help Heart Attack Victims
    (19-Nov-2014)
    Study ties treatment to greater heart damage, but more research urged

  • Chasing, Tackling Suspects Raises Cops' Odds of Sudden Death
    (19-Nov-2014)
    Overall risk to any one officer remains very small, researchers stress

  • 'Wireless' Pacemaker Working Well So Far, Researchers Say
    (19-Nov-2014)
    Small, manufacturer-funded study of tiny device reports no complications

  • Coordination of Heart Attack Care Trims Time to Treatment: Study
    (19-Nov-2014)
    Survival rates were boosted even when just minutes were saved getting blocked arteries opened

  • 'Wireless' Pacemaker Working Well So Far, Researchers Say
    (19-Nov-2014)
    Small, manufacturer-funded study of tiny device reports no complications

  • Early Heart Disease May Lead to Impotence, Study Says
    (18-Nov-2014)
    Researchers find higher levels of artery plaque can affect a man's sexual health

  • Wireless ECG Speeds Up Heart Attack Treatments, Study Shows
    (18-Nov-2014)
    Qatar researchers found ambulance-to-angioplasty times cut dramatically with trans-satellite device

  • Even With a Little Weight Gain, Quitting Smoking Is Still Healthier Choice
    (18-Nov-2014)
    Japanese study found that stopping the habit boosted survival, even if a few pounds were added on

  • Study Finds No Added Benefit From Routine Heart Scans for Diabetics
    (18-Nov-2014)
    Proper management of disease is best way to reduce heart attack risk, researchers say

  • Cocaine Can Cause Heart Problems: Study
    (18-Nov-2014)
    Subtle blood flow changes may not show on standard heart test, raising risk of disease or death, researchers find

  • Study Finds No Added Benefit From Routine Heart Scans for Diabetics
    (18-Nov-2014)
    Proper management of disease is best way to reduce heart attack risk, researchers say

  • Cocaine Can Cause Heart Problems: Study
    (18-Nov-2014)
    Subtle blood flow changes may not show on standard heart test, raising risk of disease or death, researchers find

  • Even With a Little Weight Gain, Quitting Smoking Is Still Healthier Choice
    (18-Nov-2014)
    Japanese study found that stopping the habit boosted survival, even if a few pounds were added on

  • More Americans Controlling Their High Blood Pressure
    (17-Nov-2014)
    Government researchers report the numbers are looking better, but national goal not yet reached

  • Emotional Stress Affects Women's Hearts
    (17-Nov-2014)
    Mental stress test shows blood flow reduction among younger women compared to men and seniors, researchers report

  • Could Flu Raise Risk of Fatal Artery Tear?
    (17-Nov-2014)
    Preliminary research suggests a connection between the two

  • Secondhand Pot Smoke Can Give Your Heart an Unwelcome Buzz
    (17-Nov-2014)
    Rat study suggests short exposure to marijuana reduces blood vessel function, similar to secondhand tobacco smoke

  • Feeling 'Worn Out'? Your Heart May Pay the Price
    (17-Nov-2014)
    Unmanaged stress and fatigue take a toll on your cardiovascular health, researchers report

  • Deaths From Heart Disease Down, Up for Blood Pressure, Irregular Heartbeat
    (17-Nov-2014)
    Obesity and aging population may be contributing factors, researcher says

  • Cholesterol Drug Vytorin Linked to Reduced Heart Attack Risk
    (17-Nov-2014)
    Study found this combination drug dropped 'bad' LDL levels

  • Emotional Stress Affects Women's Hearts
    (17-Nov-2014)
    Mental stress test shows blood flow reduction among younger women compared to men and seniors, researchers report

  • ER Visits for Common Irregular Heartbeat Are Rising, Study Finds
    (17-Nov-2014)
    While U.S. hospital admissions for atrial fibrillation were up, death rates were down

  • More Americans Controlling Their High Blood Pressure
    (17-Nov-2014)
    Government researchers report the numbers are looking better, but national goal not yet reached

  • Certain Heart Dysfunction More Likely in Hispanic Women With Many Kids: Study
    (17-Nov-2014)
    But findings are preliminary and more study is needed, experts say

  • Are Women More Likely to Survive Cardiac Arrest?
    (17-Nov-2014)
    French, Dutch studies draw differing conclusions

  • Asthma Raises Heart Attack Risk, Research Suggests
    (17-Nov-2014)
    Those who had trouble controlling condition particularly vulnerable, researchers report

  • Certain Heart Attacks Are Deadlier in Hospital
    (17-Nov-2014)
    Percentage of STEMI deaths among inpatients three times higher than among outpatients, researchers report

  • CPR Phone Guidance Boosts Cardiac Arrest Survival, Study Says
    (17-Nov-2014)
    Researchers find 911 dispatchers can talk bystanders through the process -- and save lives

  • Secondhand Pot Smoke Can Give Your Heart an Unwelcome Buzz
    (17-Nov-2014)
    Rat study suggests short exposure to marijuana reduces blood vessel function, similar to secondhand tobacco smoke

  • Feeling 'Worn Out'? Your Heart May Pay the Price
    (17-Nov-2014)
    Unmanaged stress and fatigue take a toll on your cardiovascular health, researchers report

  • Deaths From Heart Disease Down, Up for Blood Pressure, Irregular Heartbeat
    (17-Nov-2014)
    Obesity and aging population may be contributing factors, researcher says

  • Long-Term Use of Aspirin Plus Blood Thinner Is Safe: Study
    (17-Nov-2014)
    Benefits of combination outweigh potential risks, experts say

  • Cholesterol Drug Vytorin Linked to Reduced Heart Attack Risk
    (17-Nov-2014)
    Study found this combination drug dropped 'bad' LDL levels

  • Emotional Stress Affects Women's Hearts
    (17-Nov-2014)
    Mental stress test shows blood flow reduction among younger women compared to men and seniors, researchers report

  • More Americans Controlling Their High Blood Pressure
    (17-Nov-2014)
    Government researchers report the numbers are looking better, but national goal not yet reached

  • Deaths From Heart Disease Down, Up for Blood Pressure, Irregular Heartbeat
    (17-Nov-2014)
    Obesity and aging population may be contributing factors, researcher says

  • Emotional Stress Affects Women's Hearts
    (17-Nov-2014)
    Mental stress test shows blood flow reduction among younger women compared to men and seniors, researchers report

  • Cholesterol Drug Vytorin Linked to Reduced Heart Attack Risk
    (17-Nov-2014)
    Study found this combination drug dropped 'bad' LDL levels

  • Experimental Cholesterol-Lowering Drug Effective, Study Reports
    (17-Nov-2014)
    New medicine might help those who can't tolerate commonly used statins

  • Long-Term Use of Aspirin Plus Blood Thinner Is Safe: Study
    (17-Nov-2014)
    Benefits of combination outweigh potential risks, experts say

  • Cholesterol Drug Vytorin Linked to Reduced Heart Attack Risk
    (17-Nov-2014)
    Study found this combination drug dropped 'bad' LDL levels

  • ER Visits for Common Irregular Heartbeat Are Rising, Study Finds
    (17-Nov-2014)
    While U.S. hospital admissions for atrial fibrillation were up, death rates were down

  • More Americans Controlling Their High Blood Pressure
    (17-Nov-2014)
    Government researchers report the numbers are looking better, but national goal not yet reached

  • Could Flu Raise Risk of Fatal Artery Tear?
    (17-Nov-2014)
    Preliminary research suggests a connection between the two

  • Secondhand Pot Smoke Can Give Your Heart an Unwelcome Buzz
    (17-Nov-2014)
    Rat study suggests short exposure to marijuana reduces blood vessel function, similar to secondhand tobacco smoke

  • Could Wine, Chocolate Help Shield Your Heart From Smog?
    (17-Nov-2014)
    Researchers say air pollution's effects lessened in older men who consumed flavonoids, but more research needed

  • Long-Term Use of Aspirin Plus Blood Thinner Is Safe: Study
    (17-Nov-2014)
    Benefits of combination outweigh potential risks, experts say

  • Daily Aspirin Fails to Help Older Hearts in Japanese Study
    (17-Nov-2014)
    But study's findings unlikely to change U.S. guidelines, expert notes

  • Cholesterol Drug Vytorin Linked to Reduced Heart Attack Risk
    (17-Nov-2014)
    Study found this combination drug dropped 'bad' LDL levels

  • Could Wine, Chocolate Help Shield Your Heart From Smog?
    (17-Nov-2014)
    Researchers say air pollution's effects lessened in older men who consumed flavonoids, but more research needed

  • Cholesterol Drug Vytorin Linked to Reduced Heart Attack Risk
    (17-Nov-2014)
    Study found this combination drug dropped 'bad' LDL levels

  • ER Visits for Common Irregular Heartbeat Are Rising, Study Finds
    (17-Nov-2014)
    While U.S. hospital admissions for atrial fibrillation were up, death rates were down

  • Are Women More Likely to Survive Cardiac Arrest?
    (17-Nov-2014)
    French, Dutch studies draw differing conclusions

  • Could Too Much Medication for Irregular Heartbeat Raise Dementia Risk?
    (17-Nov-2014)
    Study found patients who showed signs of overtreatment were twice as vulnerable

  • CPR Phone Guidance Boosts Cardiac Arrest Survival, Study Says
    (17-Nov-2014)
    Researchers find 911 dispatchers can talk bystanders through the process -- and save lives

  • Feeling 'Worn Out'? Your Heart May Pay the Price
    (17-Nov-2014)
    Unmanaged stress and fatigue take a toll on your cardiovascular health, researchers report

  • Could Wine, Chocolate Help Shield Your Heart From Smog?
    (17-Nov-2014)
    Researchers say air pollution's effects lessened in older men who consumed flavonoids, but more research needed

  • Heart Device May Cut Stroke Risk in Those With Irregular Heartbeat: Study
    (17-Nov-2014)
    Mesh implant keeps clots that can form in left heart chamber from traveling to the brain, researcher says

  • Deaths From Heart Disease Down, Up for Blood Pressure, Irregular Heartbeat
    (17-Nov-2014)
    Obesity and aging population may be contributing factors, researcher says

  • Long-Term Use of Aspirin Plus Blood Thinner Is Safe: Study
    (17-Nov-2014)
    Benefits of combination outweigh potential risks, experts say

  • Daily Aspirin Fails to Help Older Hearts in Japanese Study
    (17-Nov-2014)
    But study's findings unlikely to change U.S. guidelines, expert notes

  • Some Painkillers Tied to Bleeding Risk in Those With Abnormal Heartbeat
    (17-Nov-2014)
    People with atrial fibrillation should consider alternatives to commonly used NSAIDs, experts say

  • Cholesterol Drug Vytorin Linked to Reduced Heart Attack Risk
    (17-Nov-2014)
    Study found this combination drug dropped 'bad' LDL levels

  • Emotional Stress Affects Women's Hearts
    (17-Nov-2014)
    Mental stress test shows blood flow reduction among younger women compared to men and seniors, researchers report

  • ER Visits for Common Irregular Heartbeat Are Rising, Study Finds
    (17-Nov-2014)
    While U.S. hospital admissions for atrial fibrillation were up, death rates were down

  • More Americans Controlling Their High Blood Pressure
    (17-Nov-2014)
    Government researchers report the numbers are looking better, but national goal not yet reached

  • Certain Heart Dysfunction More Likely in Hispanic Women With Many Kids: Study
    (17-Nov-2014)
    But findings are preliminary and more study is needed, experts say

  • Could Too Much Medication for Irregular Heartbeat Raise Dementia Risk?
    (17-Nov-2014)
    Study found patients who showed signs of overtreatment were twice as vulnerable

  • Heart Device May Cut Stroke Risk in Those With Irregular Heartbeat: Study
    (17-Nov-2014)
    Mesh implant keeps clots that can form in left heart chamber from traveling to the brain, researcher says

  • Long-Term Use of Aspirin Plus Blood Thinner Is Safe: Study
    (17-Nov-2014)
    Benefits of combination outweigh potential risks, experts say

  • Some Painkillers Tied to Bleeding Risk in Those With Abnormal Heartbeat
    (17-Nov-2014)
    People with atrial fibrillation should consider alternatives to commonly used NSAIDs, experts say

  • Cholesterol Drug Vytorin Linked to Reduced Heart Attack Risk
    (17-Nov-2014)
    Study found this combination drug dropped 'bad' LDL levels

  • Most in U.S. Aren't Suitable Kidney Donors, Study Says
    (14-Nov-2014)
    Health or financial reasons disqualify more than 75 percent, researchers report

  • Undiagnosed Sleep Problems May Be Common Among Firefighters
    (13-Nov-2014)
    These disorders linked to risk for car accidents and poor health, study suggests

  • Researchers Find Gene Mutation That May Protect Against Heart Disease
    (12-Nov-2014)
    Rare genetic variation appears to cut the risk of heart attack in half, study reports

  • Protect Yourself in Icy Temperatures, Heavy Snow
    (12-Nov-2014)
    Winter's dangers can be avoided with simple precautions, experts say

  • Researchers Find Gene Mutation That May Protect Against Heart Disease
    (12-Nov-2014)
    Rare genetic variation appears to cut the risk of heart attack in half, study reports

  • Researchers Find Gene Mutation That May Protect Against Heart Disease
    (12-Nov-2014)
    Rare genetic variation appears to cut the risk of heart attack in half, study reports

  • Researchers Find Gene Mutation That May Protect Against Heart Disease
    (12-Nov-2014)
    Rare genetic variation appears to cut the risk of heart attack in half, study reports

  • Many Docs Fail to Counsel Young Adults With High Blood Pressure
    (10-Nov-2014)
    Too few physicians urge lifestyle changes, study finds

  • Deaths From Heart Disease Drop Quickly After Stent Procedure: Study
    (10-Nov-2014)
    But experts say treatment should also focus on possible noncardiac causes of death

  • Deaths From Heart Disease Drop Quickly After Stent Procedure: Study
    (10-Nov-2014)
    But experts say treatment should also focus on possible noncardiac causes of death

  • Many Docs Fail to Counsel Young Adults With High Blood Pressure
    (10-Nov-2014)
    Too few physicians urge lifestyle changes, study finds

  • Common Blood Pressure Drug May Lower Risk For Lou Gehrig's Disease: Study
    (10-Nov-2014)
    But new finding needs additional research to confirm the link, experts caution

  • Deaths From Heart Disease Drop Quickly After Stent Procedure: Study
    (10-Nov-2014)
    But experts say treatment should also focus on possible noncardiac causes of death

  • Deaths From Heart Disease Drop Quickly After Stent Procedure: Study
    (10-Nov-2014)
    But experts say treatment should also focus on possible noncardiac causes of death

  • 'Longevity Gene' One Key to Long Life, Research Suggests
    (06-Nov-2014)
    As 'good' cholesterol goes up, odds of heart disease, stroke go down

  • Health Tip: Risk Factors for Heart Disease in Women
    (06-Nov-2014)

  • 'Longevity Gene' One Key to Long Life, Research Suggests
    (06-Nov-2014)
    As 'good' cholesterol goes up, odds of heart disease, stroke go down

  • Bed Position Matters for Stroke Patients, Report Shows
    (06-Nov-2014)
    But clear guidelines aren't available, researcher says

  • Certain Painkillers Tied to Raised Risk of Death After Stroke
    (05-Nov-2014)
    Celebrex and other COX-2 inhibitors should be prescribed with care, experts say

  • Early Signs of Plaque in Arteries Signals Future Heart Trouble: Study
    (04-Nov-2014)
    Finding suggests even if blood vessels aren't blocked, heart attack risk still increases significantly

  • Are Your Heart Symptoms All in Your Head?
    (04-Nov-2014)
    For 1 in 5 patients with chest pain, there's no evident physical cause, study says

  • Early Signs of Plaque in Arteries Signals Future Heart Trouble: Study
    (04-Nov-2014)
    Finding suggests even if blood vessels aren't blocked, heart attack risk still increases significantly

  • Early Signs of Plaque in Arteries Signals Future Heart Trouble: Study
    (04-Nov-2014)
    Finding suggests even if blood vessels aren't blocked, heart attack risk still increases significantly

  • Early Signs of Plaque in Arteries Signals Future Heart Trouble: Study
    (04-Nov-2014)
    Finding suggests even if blood vessels aren't blocked, heart attack risk still increases significantly

  • Are Your Heart Symptoms All in Your Head?
    (04-Nov-2014)
    For 1 in 5 patients with chest pain, there's no evident physical cause, study says

  • Early Signs of Plaque in Arteries Signals Future Heart Trouble: Study
    (04-Nov-2014)
    Finding suggests even if blood vessels aren't blocked, heart attack risk still increases significantly

  • Irregular Heartbeat Doubles Risk for 'Silent Strokes,' Review Suggests
    (04-Nov-2014)
    Finding might explain link between atrial fibrillation, poorer thinking and memory, researchers say

  • Are Your Heart Symptoms All in Your Head?
    (04-Nov-2014)
    For 1 in 5 patients with chest pain, there's no evident physical cause, study says

  • Irregular Heartbeat Doubles Risk for 'Silent Strokes,' Review Suggests
    (04-Nov-2014)
    Finding might explain link between atrial fibrillation, poorer thinking and memory, researchers say

  • Prescribe Blood Thinner Pradaxa With Caution, Study Warns
    (03-Nov-2014)
    Bleeding risk appears greater than anticipated

  • Prescribe Blood Thinner Pradaxa With Caution, Study Warns
    (03-Nov-2014)
    Bleeding risk appears greater than anticipated

  • Women Often Ignore Signs of Heart Trouble
    (29-Oct-2014)
    Study finds they're more likely than men to delay seeking medical help

  • Women Often Ignore Signs of Heart Trouble
    (29-Oct-2014)
    Study finds they're more likely than men to delay seeking medical help

  • Women Often Ignore Signs of Heart Trouble
    (29-Oct-2014)
    Study finds they're more likely than men to delay seeking medical help

  • Health Tip: Change Your Diet to Help Lower Blood Pressure
    (29-Oct-2014)
    Munch on lots of fruit and veggies

  • Stroke Prevention Guidelines Emphasize Healthy Lifestyle
    (29-Oct-2014)
    Eat lots of fruits and veggies, get exercise, limit salt and don't smoke, experts say

  • Stroke Prevention Guidelines Emphasize Healthy Lifestyle
    (29-Oct-2014)
    Eat lots of fruits and veggies, get exercise, limit salt and don't smoke, experts say

  • Is Milk Your Friend or Foe?
    (29-Oct-2014)
    Instead of reduction in fractures, study suggests higher risk of heart disease, cancer

  • Hormone Therapy May Up Heart-Related Deaths in Some Prostate Cancer Patients
    (29-Oct-2014)
    But the overall risk is small, researchers say

  • Stroke Prevention Guidelines Emphasize Healthy Lifestyle
    (29-Oct-2014)
    Eat lots of fruits and veggies, get exercise, limit salt and don't smoke, experts say

  • Home Blood Pressure Monitors May Occasionally Miss the Mark
    (28-Oct-2014)
    Study finds inaccurate readings in small percentage of patients

  • Home Blood Pressure Monitors May Occasionally Miss the Mark
    (28-Oct-2014)
    Study finds inaccurate readings in small percentage of patients

  • Brief Interruption of Blood Supply to Limb Might Aid Heart Surgery: Study
    (24-Oct-2014)
    Technique can trigger body's defense system to protect the heart, experts say

  • Brief Interruption of Blood Supply to Limb Might Aid Heart Surgery: Study
    (24-Oct-2014)
    Technique can trigger body's defense system to protect the heart, experts say

  • Depression After Heart Attack May Be More Common for Women
    (22-Oct-2014)
    Researcher believes issue has been 'largely unnoticed'

  • Depression After Heart Attack May Be More Common for Women
    (22-Oct-2014)
    Researcher believes issue has been 'largely unnoticed'

  • Study Finds U.S. Diets Still Contain Too Many Bad Fats
    (22-Oct-2014)
    Americans need fewer trans and saturated fats, and more omega-3 fatty acids

  • Teen Sisters Develop Ways to Measure Lung, Heart Damage
    (21-Oct-2014)
    Electronic stethoscope amplifies sounds of breathing changes, thickening of heart muscle

  • Binge Drinking May Boost Blood Pressure in Young Men
    (21-Oct-2014)
    Study didn't find same effect in young women or teens of either sex

  • Teen Sisters Develop Ways to Measure Lung, Heart Damage
    (21-Oct-2014)
    Electronic stethoscope amplifies sounds of breathing changes, thickening of heart muscle

  • Binge Drinking May Boost Blood Pressure in Young Men
    (21-Oct-2014)
    Study didn't find same effect in young women or teens of either sex

  • Regular Doctor Visits Help Control Blood Pressure, Study Says
    (20-Oct-2014)
    Having health insurance also associated with better readings

  • Regular Doctor Visits Help Control Blood Pressure, Study Says
    (20-Oct-2014)
    Having health insurance also associated with better readings

  • Some Lung Patients Buy Cigarettes Along With Meds at Pharmacies: Study
    (20-Oct-2014)
    To end this paradoxical practice, certain drug stores no longer sell tobacco products

  • Athletic Trainers' Group Advises Heart Tests for Young Athletes
    (17-Oct-2014)
    Identifying problems may prevent sudden cardiac arrest, new guidelines suggest

  • Frequent Dining Out Might Widen Your Waistline, Study Finds
    (17-Oct-2014)
    People who ate out a lot also had worse cholesterol levels than those who dined at home

  • Athletic Trainers' Group Advises Heart Tests for Young Athletes
    (17-Oct-2014)
    Identifying problems may prevent sudden cardiac arrest, new guidelines suggest

  • If You Do Gain Weight, Polyunsaturated Fats May Prevent Some Damage
    (16-Oct-2014)
    Sunflower oil linked to better cholesterol readings, study finds

  • If You Do Gain Weight, Polyunsaturated Fats May Prevent Some Damage
    (16-Oct-2014)
    Sunflower oil linked to better cholesterol readings, study finds

  • Psoriasis Tied to Raised Risk of Uncontrolled Blood Pressure
    (15-Oct-2014)
    Researchers suspect inflammation is the common denominator

  • Psoriasis Tied to Raised Risk of Uncontrolled Blood Pressure
    (15-Oct-2014)
    Researchers suspect inflammation is the common denominator

  • Psoriasis Tied to Raised Risk of Uncontrolled Blood Pressure
    (15-Oct-2014)
    Researchers suspect inflammation is the common denominator

  • Race Doesn't Affect Obesity's Toll on Health
    (14-Oct-2014)
    Obese blacks were no more or less likely to die early than were obese whites, research shows

  • Another Study Links Mediterranean Diet to Better Heart Health
    (14-Oct-2014)
    Healthy eating may not always prevent metabolic syndrome, but may reverse it

  • Sudden Cardiac Death a Risk for Women Living Near Major Roads: Study
    (13-Oct-2014)
    May be as big a factor as smoking, obesity and poor eating habits, research suggests

  • Stress Affects Women, Men With Heart Disease Differently, Study Shows
    (13-Oct-2014)
    Finding suggests doctors need to treat patients based on gender risks, researcher says

  • Sudden Cardiac Death a Risk for Women Living Near Major Roads: Study
    (13-Oct-2014)
    May be as big a factor as smoking, obesity and poor eating habits, research suggests

  • Stress Affects Women, Men With Heart Disease Differently, Study Shows
    (13-Oct-2014)
    Finding suggests doctors need to treat patients based on gender risks, researcher says

  • Stress Affects Women, Men With Heart Disease Differently, Study Shows
    (13-Oct-2014)
    Finding suggests doctors need to treat patients based on gender risks, researcher says

  • Stress Affects Women, Men With Heart Disease Differently, Study Shows
    (13-Oct-2014)
    Finding suggests doctors need to treat patients based on gender risks, researcher says

  • Drug-Coated Balloon Catheter Approved
    (13-Oct-2014)
    Designed to clear clogged arteries in thigh and knee

  • Smoking-Related Illnesses in U.S. Total 14 Million, Report Finds
    (13-Oct-2014)
    Many Americans suffer from multiple conditions related to cigarettes

  • Stress Affects Women, Men With Heart Disease Differently, Study Shows
    (13-Oct-2014)
    Finding suggests doctors need to treat patients based on gender risks, researcher says

  • Smoking-Related Illnesses in U.S. Total 14 Million, Report Finds
    (13-Oct-2014)
    Many Americans suffer from multiple conditions related to cigarettes

  • High Cholesterol Tied to Prostate Cancer's Return in Study
    (10-Oct-2014)
    But expert doesn't recommend taking statins to prevent recurrence

  • Obese Kids May Show Early Signs of Heart Trouble
    (08-Oct-2014)
    Study found they have higher blood pressure, higher levels of 'bad' cholesterol than normal-weight kids

  • Obese Kids May Show Early Signs of Heart Trouble
    (08-Oct-2014)
    Study found they have higher blood pressure, higher levels of 'bad' cholesterol than normal-weight kids

  • U.S. Life Expectancy Hits Record High of Nearly 79 Years: CDC
    (08-Oct-2014)
    Lifestyle changes cited as reason for gains, researchers say

  • Healthy Lifestyle Choices May Cut Women's Stroke Risk
    (08-Oct-2014)
    Following 5 healthy habits halved chances of most common kind of brain attack, study suggests

  • U.S. Life Expectancy Hits Record High of Nearly 79 Years: CDC
    (08-Oct-2014)
    Lifestyle changes cited as reason for gains, researchers say

  • Healthy Lifestyle Choices May Cut Women's Stroke Risk
    (08-Oct-2014)
    Following 5 healthy habits halved chances of most common kind of brain attack, study suggests

  • Technology Helps 'Locked-In' Stroke Patient Communicate
    (08-Oct-2014)
    Brain-computer interface allows paralyzed man to express words, researcher says

  • Health Tip: Troubled by High Triglycerides?
    (07-Oct-2014)
    Risk factors include extra weight

  • Health Tip: Troubled by High Triglycerides?
    (07-Oct-2014)
    Risk factors include extra weight

  • Health Risks After Stroke May Linger for at Least 5 Years: Study
    (07-Oct-2014)
    Canadian study suggests patients may need to be more closely monitored over the long term

  • Heart Bypass Patients May Not Need Tight Blood Sugar Control: Study
    (06-Oct-2014)
    Survival rates similar for those with looser glucose limits, trial finds

  • Heart Bypass Patients May Not Need Tight Blood Sugar Control: Study
    (06-Oct-2014)
    Survival rates similar for those with looser glucose limits, trial finds

  • Gout May Be Linked to Raised Diabetes Risk: Study
    (03-Oct-2014)
    Women with this form of arthritis are more susceptible, researchers say

  • Gout May Be Linked to Raised Diabetes Risk: Study
    (03-Oct-2014)
    Women with this form of arthritis are more susceptible, researchers say

  • Study Compares Tissue-Based or Mechanical Replacement Heart Valves
    (02-Oct-2014)
    Devices had similar results for patient stroke or death, but tissue version was linked to less bleeding

  • Study Compares Tissue-Based or Mechanical Replacement Heart Valves
    (02-Oct-2014)
    Devices had similar results for patient stroke or death, but tissue version was linked to less bleeding

  • Mini-Strokes May Lead to PTSD, Study Finds
    (02-Oct-2014)
    Fear, depression and anxiety might follow a transient ischemic attack, researchers say

  • Living Near a Highway May Be Bad for Your Blood Pressure
    (01-Oct-2014)
    Traffic pollution, noise might be linked to raised risk, researchers say

  • Genes May Make Some More Prone to Heart Disease When Under Stress
    (01-Oct-2014)
    Lifestyle changes could make big difference for people with a genetic risk, researchers say

  • Living Near a Highway May Be Bad for Your Blood Pressure
    (01-Oct-2014)
    Traffic pollution, noise might be linked to raised risk, researchers say

  • Genes May Make Some More Prone to Heart Disease When Under Stress
    (01-Oct-2014)
    Lifestyle changes could make big difference for people with a genetic risk, researchers say

  • Genes May Make Some More Prone to Heart Disease When Under Stress
    (01-Oct-2014)
    Lifestyle changes could make big difference for people with a genetic risk, researchers say

  • Genes May Make Some More Prone to Heart Disease When Under Stress
    (01-Oct-2014)
    Lifestyle changes could make big difference for people with a genetic risk, researchers say

  • Genes May Make Some More Prone to Heart Disease When Under Stress
    (01-Oct-2014)
    Lifestyle changes could make big difference for people with a genetic risk, researchers say

  • Social Support May Be Key to Heart Attack Recovery
    (30-Sep-2014)
    Study found younger patients fared worse if they did not have family, friends to help afterwards

  • Fish Oil Supplements Have Little Effect on Irregular Heartbeat: Study
    (30-Sep-2014)
    Atrial fibrillation increases the risk for stroke, researchers note

  • Fish Oil Supplements Have Little Effect on Irregular Heartbeat: Study
    (30-Sep-2014)
    Atrial fibrillation increases the risk for stroke, researchers note

  • Too Many Heart Scans May Pose Radiation Risks, Cardiologists Say
    (29-Sep-2014)
    American Heart Association urges doctors to make sure patient understands dangers, test is appropriate

  • Too Many Heart Scans May Pose Radiation Risks, Cardiologists Say
    (29-Sep-2014)
    American Heart Association urges doctors to make sure patient understands dangers, test is appropriate

  • Too Many Heart Scans May Pose Radiation Risks, Cardiologists Say
    (29-Sep-2014)
    American Heart Association urges doctors to make sure patient understands dangers, test is appropriate

  • Too Many Heart Scans May Pose Radiation Risks, Cardiologists Say
    (29-Sep-2014)
    American Heart Association urges doctors to make sure patient understands dangers, test is appropriate

  • Common Painkillers Tied to Blood Clot Risk, Study Suggests
    (25-Sep-2014)
    NSAID medicines include aspirin, ibuprofen and naproxen/Aleve

  • Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs May Help After Certain Strokes
    (23-Sep-2014)
    Statins appear to boost survival rates after bleeding in the brain, study reports

  • Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs May Help After Certain Strokes
    (23-Sep-2014)
    Statins appear to boost survival rates after bleeding in the brain, study reports

  • Tight Blood Sugar Control Doesn't Prevent Strokes in Diabetics: Study
    (19-Sep-2014)
    But keeping blood pressure in check does, researchers say

  • Scientists Spot How Bacterial Pneumonia Damages the Heart
    (19-Sep-2014)
    A vaccine, and the right antibiotic, may guard against a direct attack on heart cells, researchers say

  • Tight Blood Sugar Control Doesn't Prevent Strokes in Diabetics: Study
    (19-Sep-2014)
    But keeping blood pressure in check does, researchers say

  • Scientists Spot How Bacterial Pneumonia Damages the Heart
    (19-Sep-2014)
    A vaccine, and the right antibiotic, may guard against a direct attack on heart cells, researchers say

  • Tight Blood Sugar Control Doesn't Prevent Strokes in Diabetics: Study
    (19-Sep-2014)
    But keeping blood pressure in check does, researchers say

  • FDA Panel: Limit Testosterone Drug Use
    (18-Sep-2014)
    Joint committee also calls for drug makers to run heart-risk tests on popular 'Low T' products

  • FDA Panel: Limit Testosterone Drug Use
    (18-Sep-2014)
    Joint committee also calls for drug makers to run heart-risk tests on popular 'Low T' products

  • Healthy Lifestyle Changes Linked to Reduced Risk for Dementia
    (17-Sep-2014)
    Never too late to take steps to help avoid the memory-robbing disorder, researchers say

  • FDA to Probe Testosterone Therapy Claims, Safety
    (17-Sep-2014)
    Joint committee to consider whether 'Low T' products are overprescribed and whether treatment raises heart risks

  • FDA to Probe Testosterone Therapy Claims, Safety
    (17-Sep-2014)
    Joint committee to consider whether 'Low T' products are overprescribed and whether treatment raises heart risks

  • Blood Pressure Seems to Stay Lower Longer in Fitter Men
    (15-Sep-2014)
    Study suggests heart-healthy exercise may keep blood vessels more flexible

  • Heart Attack Patients Face Greater Death Risk if Any Treatment Step Missed: Study
    (15-Sep-2014)
    British researchers outline 9 critical components of hospital care

  • Blood Pressure Seems to Stay Lower Longer in Fitter Men
    (15-Sep-2014)
    Study suggests heart-healthy exercise may keep blood vessels more flexible

  • Heart Attack Patients Face Greater Death Risk if Any Treatment Step Missed: Study
    (15-Sep-2014)
    British researchers outline 9 critical components of hospital care

  • Heart Attack Patients Face Greater Death Risk if Any Treatment Step Missed: Study
    (15-Sep-2014)
    British researchers outline 9 critical components of hospital care

  • Heart Docs Don't Recommend Routine ECGs for Young Athletes
    (15-Sep-2014)
    Detailed history, examination can reveal teens' risk for sudden death, experts say

  • Blood Pressure Seems to Stay Lower Longer in Fitter Men
    (15-Sep-2014)
    Study suggests heart-healthy exercise may keep blood vessels more flexible

  • Heart Attack Patients Face Greater Death Risk if Any Treatment Step Missed: Study
    (15-Sep-2014)
    British researchers outline 9 critical components of hospital care

  • Diabetics Face Much Greater Risk of Heart Damage, Study Says
    (12-Sep-2014)
    Ultra-sensitive test detects trouble even with normal cholesterol, researchers find

  • Traffic Pollution Linked to Higher Levels of Obesity Hormone
    (12-Sep-2014)
    Findings could help explain association between dirty air, risk for heart disease, researchers say

  • Diabetics Face Much Greater Risk of Heart Damage, Study Says
    (12-Sep-2014)
    Ultra-sensitive test detects trouble even with normal cholesterol, researchers find

  • Cutting Calories May Ease Sleep Apnea in Obese, Study Finds
    (10-Sep-2014)
    Brazilian researchers say calorie restrictions also can lower blood pressure in that group of people

  • Even a Little Excess Weight Can Boost Blood Pressure: Study
    (10-Sep-2014)
    Researchers find, in 8-week span, that those who gain in the abdomen have highest increase

  • Even a Little Excess Weight Can Boost Blood Pressure: Study
    (10-Sep-2014)
    Researchers find, in 8-week span, that those who gain in the abdomen have highest increase

  • Even a Little Excess Weight Can Boost Blood Pressure: Study
    (10-Sep-2014)
    Researchers find, in 8-week span, that those who gain in the abdomen have highest increase

  • ER Visits Up for High Blood Pressure
    (09-Sep-2014)
    But admissions, deaths are down, U.S. study finds

  • Nine of 10 American Kids Eat Too Much Salt: CDC
    (09-Sep-2014)
    Almost half of daily intake comes from the 10 foods they eat most

  • Statins May Help Kids With Genetic Cholesterol Disorder
    (09-Sep-2014)
    Researchers found the earlier they were given, the less arteries hardened in adulthood

  • ER Visits Up for High Blood Pressure
    (09-Sep-2014)
    But admissions, deaths are down, U.S. study finds

  • Nine of 10 American Kids Eat Too Much Salt: CDC
    (09-Sep-2014)
    Almost half of daily intake comes from the 10 foods they eat most

  • Statins May Help Kids With Genetic Cholesterol Disorder
    (09-Sep-2014)
    Researchers found the earlier they were given, the less arteries hardened in adulthood

  • Short Walks Can Offset Long Stretches of Sitting
    (09-Sep-2014)
    An hour of sitting can impact arteries in the legs, but even a 5-minute stroll helps, research shows

  • Nine of 10 American Kids Eat Too Much Salt: CDC
    (09-Sep-2014)
    Almost half of daily intake comes from the 10 foods they eat most

  • Study Links Potassium to Fewer Strokes in Older Women
    (04-Sep-2014)
    But it's not clear if foods rich in this nutrient actually caused the lower risk

  • Study Links Potassium to Fewer Strokes in Older Women
    (04-Sep-2014)
    But it's not clear if foods rich in this nutrient actually caused the lower risk

  • Skin Cells Used to Create Heart Valve for Growing Kids
    (03-Sep-2014)
    It's the first time an artificial cardiac valve has been made that grows over time, scientists say

  • 'Spare Tire' May Be Especially Bad for Your Blood Pressure
    (02-Sep-2014)
    Weight gain around the middle was key to rising risk for hypertension, study found

  • Preterm or Small Birth Tied to Long-Term Risks to Heart, Brain
    (02-Sep-2014)
    But researchers say exercise, education may help overcome deficiencies

  • Preterm or Small Birth Tied to Long-Term Risks to Heart, Brain
    (02-Sep-2014)
    But researchers say exercise, education may help overcome deficiencies

  • Preterm or Small Birth Tied to Long-Term Risks to Heart, Brain
    (02-Sep-2014)
    But researchers say exercise, education may help overcome deficiencies

  • Daily Exercise May Halve Risk for Heart Failure, Study Says
    (02-Sep-2014)
    Higher levels of activity reap greater benefits, researchers find

  • Health Tip: Help Prevent Stroke
    (01-Sep-2014)
    Things you can do to lower your risk

  • Everest Study Finds High Altitude Affects Blood Pressure
    (27-Aug-2014)
    Researchers also report blood-pressure drug works well at sea level but not at great heights

  • Diet, Exercise Counseling Urged for Overweight Americans With Heart Risks
    (26-Aug-2014)
    Task force guidelines could apply to half of U.S. adults

  • Diet, Exercise Counseling Urged for Overweight Americans With Heart Risks
    (26-Aug-2014)
    Task force guidelines could apply to half of U.S. adults

  • Diet, Exercise Counseling Urged for Overweight Americans With Heart Risks
    (26-Aug-2014)
    Task force guidelines could apply to half of U.S. adults

  • Diet, Exercise Counseling Urged for Overweight Americans With Heart Risks
    (26-Aug-2014)
    Task force guidelines could apply to half of U.S. adults

  • Diet, Exercise Counseling Urged for Overweight Americans With Heart Risks
    (26-Aug-2014)
    Task force guidelines could apply to half of U.S. adults

  • Heart Studies Don't Reflect Real-World Patients, Study Finds
    (26-Aug-2014)
    Participants are healthier, possibly skewing results

  • Diet, Exercise Counseling Urged for Overweight Americans With Heart Risks
    (26-Aug-2014)
    Task force guidelines could apply to half of U.S. adults

  • Mental Decline a Risk Factor for Stroke, Study Suggests
    (25-Aug-2014)
    Link may lie in impaired blood circulation to the brain, researchers say

  • Tight Blood Pressure Control Doesn't Raise Risk of Falls, Study Says
    (20-Aug-2014)
    Findings counter common beliefs about intensive treatment

  • Antibiotic Might Raise Heart Risks for Some
    (20-Aug-2014)
    People with underlying heart rhythm disorders may want to avoid clarithromycin, study suggests

  • Exercise May Guard Against Irregular Heartbeat in Older Women
    (20-Aug-2014)
    Study found it lowered risk even if they were obese

  • Antibiotic Might Raise Heart Risks for Some
    (20-Aug-2014)
    People with underlying heart rhythm disorders may want to avoid clarithromycin, study suggests

  • Antibiotic Might Raise Heart Risks for Some
    (20-Aug-2014)
    People with underlying heart rhythm disorders may want to avoid clarithromycin, study suggests

  • Study Ties Colds, Flu to Rare Risk of Stroke in Kids
    (20-Aug-2014)
    Cause seems related to inflammation of the arteries, researchers say

  • Exercise May Guard Against Irregular Heartbeat in Older Women
    (20-Aug-2014)
    Study found it lowered risk even if they were obese

  • Good Neighbors Are Good for Your Heart, Study Says
    (19-Aug-2014)
    People who felt like they were a part of their community had lower risk of heart attack

  • Good Neighbors Are Good for Your Heart, Study Says
    (19-Aug-2014)
    People who felt like they were a part of their community had lower risk of heart attack

  • Big Drop in U.S. Heart-Related Hospitalizations and Deaths, Study Finds
    (18-Aug-2014)
    Lifestyle changes, wider use of medications driving the trend, researchers say

  • Big Drop in U.S. Heart-Related Hospitalizations and Deaths, Study Finds
    (18-Aug-2014)
    Lifestyle changes, wider use of medications driving the trend, researchers say

  • Big Drop in U.S. Heart-Related Hospitalizations and Deaths, Study Finds
    (18-Aug-2014)
    Lifestyle changes, wider use of medications driving the trend, researchers say

  • Big Drop in U.S. Heart-Related Hospitalizations and Deaths, Study Finds
    (18-Aug-2014)
    Lifestyle changes, wider use of medications driving the trend, researchers say

  • Implantable Heart Devices Work, Regardless of Race: Study
    (18-Aug-2014)
    Previous research into benefits hadn't included large numbers of minorities

  • Health Tip: Reducing Your Chances of Heart Disease if You Have Diabetes
    (18-Aug-2014)
    Keep risk factors in check

  • Study: Vigorous Exercise Seems Safe for Heart Transplant Recipients
    (18-Aug-2014)
    Small trial found intense activity can improve exercise capacity, lower blood pressure

  • Big Drop in U.S. Heart-Related Hospitalizations and Deaths, Study Finds
    (18-Aug-2014)
    Lifestyle changes, wider use of medications driving the trend, researchers say

  • Big Drop in U.S. Heart-Related Hospitalizations and Deaths, Study Finds
    (18-Aug-2014)
    Lifestyle changes, wider use of medications driving the trend, researchers say

  • Severe Sleep Apnea May Boost Odds for Stubborn High Blood Pressure
    (15-Aug-2014)
    The two conditions may be interconnected, study finds

  • Severe Sleep Apnea May Boost Odds for Stubborn High Blood Pressure
    (15-Aug-2014)
    The two conditions may be interconnected, study finds

  • Popular Southern Fare May Harm Your Kidneys
    (14-Aug-2014)
    Study finds fatty, sugary foods raise risk of death linked to organ trouble

  • Less Educated Smokers at Greatest Risk for Stroke, Study Finds
    (14-Aug-2014)
    Highly educated smokers seemed less vulnerable to effects of unhealthy habit over 14 years of follow-up

  • Children Prescribed Growth Hormone May Face Stroke Risk Later: Study
    (13-Aug-2014)
    Parents should discuss pros and cons of treatment with their child's doctor, researchers suggest

  • Are We Overdoing Salt Restrictions?
    (13-Aug-2014)
    Too little sodium can harm heart, study suggests

  • Children Prescribed Growth Hormone May Face Stroke Risk Later: Study
    (13-Aug-2014)
    Parents should discuss pros and cons of treatment with their child's doctor, researchers suggest

  • Common Irregular Heartbeat May Pose Risks for Surgery Patients
    (12-Aug-2014)
    People with atrial fibrillation have higher odds for stroke after an operation, study finds

  • For Heart Attack Survivors, More Exercise Isn't Always Better, Study Says
    (12-Aug-2014)
    Excessive walking, running may lose protective effect

  • For Heart Attack Survivors, More Exercise Isn't Always Better, Study Says
    (12-Aug-2014)
    Excessive walking, running may lose protective effect

  • Common Irregular Heartbeat May Pose Risks for Surgery Patients
    (12-Aug-2014)
    People with atrial fibrillation have higher odds for stroke after an operation, study finds

  • Women, Blacks Hit Harder by Heart Disease Risk Factors
    (11-Aug-2014)
    High blood pressure, diabetes play the biggest roles, new research reports

  • Heart Medication Digoxin Linked to Higher Risk of Death for Some
    (11-Aug-2014)
    Increase seen in people with certain abnormal heart rhythms, study finds

  • Heart Medication Digoxin Linked to Higher Risk of Death for Some
    (11-Aug-2014)
    Increase seen in people with certain abnormal heart rhythms, study finds

  • Women, Blacks Hit Harder by Heart Disease Risk Factors
    (11-Aug-2014)
    High blood pressure, diabetes play the biggest roles, new research reports

  • Mutant Gene Spurs Dangerous Heart Condition in Newfoundland Dogs: Study
    (08-Aug-2014)
    Ridge of abnormal tissue forms below the aorta, restricts blood flow and can cause sudden death

  • Doctors May Miss Out on Recommending Aspirin Therapy
    (08-Aug-2014)
    Lack of time, uncertainty about benefits among potential reasons why, expert says

  • Could Chiropractic Manipulation of Your Neck Trigger a Stroke?
    (07-Aug-2014)
    American Heart Association releases statement saying risk may be increased if artery wall is torn

  • Mental Decline Often Precedes a Stroke, Study Finds
    (07-Aug-2014)
    Study suggests assessing seniors' memory, thinking skills to identify those at risk

  • Could Chiropractic Manipulation of Your Neck Trigger a Stroke?
    (07-Aug-2014)
    American Heart Association releases statement saying risk may be increased if artery wall is torn

  • Prisons That Bar Smoking May Boost Inmates' Health: Study
    (06-Aug-2014)
    Rates of tobacco-related deaths 11 percent lower after long-term bans, researchers say

  • Speedy Delivery of Clot-Busting Drug Helps Stroke Patients Avoid Disability
    (06-Aug-2014)
    Big review of the data shows the power of tPA, and the necessity of quick treatment

  • Cholesterol Drugs' Benefits Far Outweigh Side Effects, Review Finds
    (05-Aug-2014)
    But long-term use of statins may raise odds of diabetes among people with risk factors, experts say

  • Cholesterol Drugs' Benefits Far Outweigh Side Effects, Review Finds
    (05-Aug-2014)
    But long-term use of statins may raise odds of diabetes among people with risk factors, experts say

  • High Blood Pressure in Middle Age, Weaker Brain Later?
    (04-Aug-2014)
    Study shows a link, but it's unclear if medications in midlife will ward off dementia

  • High Blood Pressure in Middle Age, Weaker Brain Later?
    (04-Aug-2014)
    Study shows a link, but it's unclear if medications in midlife will ward off dementia

  • Statins May Aid Survival From Colon Cancer
    (04-Aug-2014)
    Taking cholesterol-lowering drugs was linked to a 29 percent reduction in risk of cancer death in study

  • Statins May Aid Survival From Colon Cancer
    (04-Aug-2014)
    Taking cholesterol-lowering drugs was linked to a 29 percent reduction in risk of cancer death in study

  • High Blood Pressure in Middle Age, Weaker Brain Later?
    (04-Aug-2014)
    Study shows a link, but it's unclear if medications in midlife will ward off dementia

  • 'Ice Man' Mummy May Have Been at Risk of Heart Disease
    (01-Aug-2014)
    5,000-year-old remains found in Alps glacier contain DNA indicating increased cardiovascular risk

  • Barbershops Join Fight Against High Blood Pressure in Black Men
    (01-Aug-2014)
    Novel partnership detects "silent killer" in more than one-third of those tested, study reports

  • Barbershops Join Fight Against High Blood Pressure in Black Men
    (01-Aug-2014)
    Novel partnership detects "silent killer" in more than one-third of those tested, study reports

  • 'Ice Man' Mummy May Have Been at Risk of Heart Disease
    (01-Aug-2014)
    5,000-year-old remains found in Alps glacier contain DNA indicating increased cardiovascular risk

  • 'Ice Man' Mummy May Have Been at Risk of Heart Disease
    (01-Aug-2014)
    5,000-year-old remains found in Alps glacier contain DNA indicating increased cardiovascular risk

  • No TV or Obesity, But Ancient People Still Had Heart Disease
    (31-Jul-2014)
    Mummy study shows that, just like today, inflammation spurred blood vessel blockages

  • Big Jump in Doctor's Office Visits for Young Adults With Diabetes
    (31-Jul-2014)
    Overall, 1 in 10 consultations in the U.S. now involves a person with the illness, CDC says

  • Some Jobs Harder on the Heart Than Others, Report Finds
    (31-Jul-2014)
    But having to search for work may be just as stressful, unhealthy, researchers add

  • No TV or Obesity, But Ancient People Still Had Heart Disease
    (31-Jul-2014)
    Mummy study shows that, just like today, inflammation spurred blood vessel blockages

  • Big Jump in Doctor's Office Visits for Young Adults With Diabetes
    (31-Jul-2014)
    Overall, 1 in 10 consultations in the U.S. now involves a person with the illness, CDC says

  • Some Jobs Harder on the Heart Than Others, Report Finds
    (31-Jul-2014)
    But having to search for work may be just as stressful, unhealthy, researchers add

  • Heart Attack Patients Treated at Night, Weekends May Have Worse Outcomes
    (29-Jul-2014)
    Timing of arrival at ER affects how quickly an angioplasty is done, research shows

  • Heart Attack Patients Treated at Night, Weekends May Have Worse Outcomes
    (29-Jul-2014)
    Timing of arrival at ER affects how quickly an angioplasty is done, research shows

  • Healthy Habits May Help Childhood Cancer Survivors Avoid Chronic Ills
    (28-Jul-2014)
    Lifestyle choices influence long-term outcomes, researcher says

  • Healthy Habits May Help Childhood Cancer Survivors Avoid Chronic Ills
    (28-Jul-2014)
    Lifestyle choices influence long-term outcomes, researcher says

  • Inflammatory Muscle Disorder May Raise Risk for Heart Attack, Stroke
    (28-Jul-2014)
    Patients with polymyalgia rheumatica may be more likely to develop vascular disease, study shows

  • Early Hormone Therapy May Be Safe for Women's Hearts
    (28-Jul-2014)
    Hormone replacement started soon after menopause wasn't linked to hardening of the arteries in study

  • Pacemakers Common for Those With Dementia and Irregular Heartbeats
    (28-Jul-2014)
    Study couldn't explain why more dementia patients had operation, though families' wishes likely a factor

  • Routine Pulse Check May Prevent Second Stroke, Study Says
    (23-Jul-2014)
    Patients, relatives can get reliable results, researchers find

  • Routine Pulse Check May Prevent Second Stroke, Study Says
    (23-Jul-2014)
    Patients, relatives can get reliable results, researchers find

  • Sleepless Nights After Divorce May Be Tied to Blood Pressure Rise
    (22-Jul-2014)
    Small study finds delayed reaction among those who had trouble resting for more than 10 weeks

  • High-Salt Diets Could Double Risk of Heart Woes for Diabetics
    (22-Jul-2014)
    Risk even greater for people whose diabetes isn't well-controlled, study finds

  • Sleepless Nights After Divorce May Be Tied to Blood Pressure Rise
    (22-Jul-2014)
    Small study finds delayed reaction among those who had trouble resting for more than 10 weeks

  • High-Salt Diets Could Double Risk of Heart Woes for Diabetics
    (22-Jul-2014)
    Risk even greater for people whose diabetes isn't well-controlled, study finds

  • Study Casts Doubt on Costly Treatment for Leg Clots
    (22-Jul-2014)
    Catheter-directed thrombolysis may carry higher risk of bleeding than conventional treatment, researchers say

  • High-Salt Diets Could Double Risk of Heart Woes for Diabetics
    (22-Jul-2014)
    Risk even greater for people whose diabetes isn't well-controlled, study finds

  • High-Salt Diets Could Double Risk of Heart Woes for Diabetics
    (22-Jul-2014)
    Risk even greater for people whose diabetes isn't well-controlled, study finds

  • Could Probiotics Help Tame High Blood Pressure?
    (21-Jul-2014)
    Study suggests effect from helpful microbes in yogurt, supplements, but more research is needed

  • No Change in Heart Attack Rates for Younger U.S. Adults
    (21-Jul-2014)
    And women tend to fare worse than men, study finds

  • No Change in Heart Attack Rates for Younger U.S. Adults
    (21-Jul-2014)
    And women tend to fare worse than men, study finds

  • Could Probiotics Help Tame High Blood Pressure?
    (21-Jul-2014)
    Study suggests effect from helpful microbes in yogurt, supplements, but more research is needed

  • No Change in Heart Attack Rates for Younger U.S. Adults
    (21-Jul-2014)
    And women tend to fare worse than men, study finds

  • Irregular Heart Rhythm Ups Stroke Risk Soon After Heart Surgery
    (21-Jul-2014)
    Older age, past stroke among factors that boost short and long-term odds of post-op stroke, study finds

  • Life Skills, Parenting Classes May Cut Inflammation in Poor Kids
    (21-Jul-2014)
    That, in turn, may help reduce health ills, such as diabetes and heart disease, researcher says

  • Waistlines of U.S. Kids Seem to Be Holding Steady, Study Finds
    (21-Jul-2014)
    But too many children and teens remain obese, experts say

  • Irregular Heart Rhythm Ups Stroke Risk Soon After Heart Surgery
    (21-Jul-2014)
    Older age, past stroke among factors that boost short and long-term odds of post-op stroke, study finds

  • Exercise May Help Counter Health Risks of Sedentary Lifestyle
    (17-Jul-2014)
    'Fitter' couch potatoes weighed less and had better blood pressure, study reports

  • Childhood Sex Abuse May Be Linked to Heart Disease Risk in Women
    (17-Jul-2014)
    Researchers found more signs of thickening in neck arteries of these women during mid-life

  • Childhood Sex Abuse May Be Linked to Heart Disease Risk in Women
    (17-Jul-2014)
    Researchers found more signs of thickening in neck arteries of these women during mid-life

  • Childhood Sex Abuse May Be Linked to Heart Disease Risk in Women
    (17-Jul-2014)
    Researchers found more signs of thickening in neck arteries of these women during mid-life

  • Is Obesity an Advantage After Heart Procedures?
    (16-Jul-2014)
    Experts urge caution in interpreting study results

  • Is Obesity an Advantage After Heart Procedures?
    (16-Jul-2014)
    Experts urge caution in interpreting study results

  • Potassium Supplements May Help Some Heart Failure Patients
    (16-Jul-2014)
    Study finds they seem to improve survival for people taking 'water pill' diuretics

  • Is Obesity an Advantage After Heart Procedures?
    (16-Jul-2014)
    Experts urge caution in interpreting study results

  • Niacin Doesn't Reduce Heart Problems, May Create Some, Research Finds
    (16-Jul-2014)
    Talk with your doctor about whether or not you should keep taking it, expert advises

  • Niacin Doesn't Reduce Heart Problems, May Create Some, Research Finds
    (16-Jul-2014)
    Talk with your doctor about whether or not you should keep taking it, expert advises

  • Niacin Doesn't Reduce Heart Problems, May Create Some, Research Finds
    (16-Jul-2014)
    Talk with your doctor about whether or not you should keep taking it, expert advises

  • Is Obesity an Advantage After Heart Procedures?
    (16-Jul-2014)
    Experts urge caution in interpreting study results

  • Scientists Use Gene Therapy to Create 'Biological Pacemaker' in Pig Hearts
    (16-Jul-2014)
    Technique might one day lead to the replacement of electronic pacemakers in humans, researchers say

  • Niacin Doesn't Reduce Heart Problems, May Create Some, Research Finds
    (16-Jul-2014)
    Talk with your doctor about whether or not you should keep taking it, expert advises

  • Scientists Use Gene Therapy to Create 'Biological Pacemaker' in Pig Hearts
    (16-Jul-2014)
    Technique might one day lead to the replacement of electronic pacemakers in humans, researchers say

  • Niacin Doesn't Reduce Heart Problems, May Create Some, Research Finds
    (16-Jul-2014)
    Talk with your doctor about whether or not you should keep taking it, expert advises

  • Home Blood Pressure Monitoring Likely Saves Money, Study Finds
    (15-Jul-2014)
    American Heart Association recommends self-testing; research says it benefits patients and insurers

  • Home Blood Pressure Monitoring Likely Saves Money, Study Finds
    (15-Jul-2014)
    American Heart Association recommends self-testing; research says it benefits patients and insurers

  • Surgery Soon After Stroke Can Be Risky: Study
    (15-Jul-2014)
    Best to wait at least nine months after stroke to have elective procedure, researchers advise

  • Stroke Rates Declining Among Seniors, Study Shows
    (15-Jul-2014)
    But, rate of brain attacks among those younger than 65 unchanged

  • Surgery Soon After Stroke Can Be Risky: Study
    (15-Jul-2014)
    Best to wait at least nine months after stroke to have elective procedure, researchers advise

  • Stroke Rates Declining Among Seniors, Study Shows
    (15-Jul-2014)
    But, rate of brain attacks among those younger than 65 unchanged

  • High Blood Pressure May Protect the Very Old From Dementia
    (14-Jul-2014)
    But it's too early to recommend any change in treatment, researcher says

  • Even Moderate Drinking Might Raise Odds for Irregular Heartbeat
    (14-Jul-2014)
    But the finding held true for wine and liquor only, not beer, researchers note

  • High Blood Pressure May Protect the Very Old From Dementia
    (14-Jul-2014)
    But it's too early to recommend any change in treatment, researcher says

  • Don't Judge a Pill by Its Color
    (14-Jul-2014)
    Study finds people may stop taking heart medications if the drug's appearance changes

  • Even Moderate Drinking Might Raise Odds for Irregular Heartbeat
    (14-Jul-2014)
    But the finding held true for wine and liquor only, not beer, researchers note

  • Poor More Prone to Leg Circulation Trouble
    (11-Jul-2014)
    Focus is needed on treatment and education about condition that limits leg circulation, researchers say

  • A Little Alcohol May Not Be Good for Your Heart After All
    (11-Jul-2014)
    New gene-focused review suggests that cutting down on drinking is always heart-healthy

  • A Little Alcohol May Not Be Good for Your Heart After All
    (11-Jul-2014)
    New gene-focused review suggests that cutting down on drinking is always heart-healthy

  • A Little Alcohol May Not Be Good for Your Heart After All
    (11-Jul-2014)
    New gene-focused review suggests that cutting down on drinking is always heart-healthy

  • A Little Alcohol May Not Be Good for Your Heart After All
    (11-Jul-2014)
    New gene-focused review suggests that cutting down on drinking is always heart-healthy

  • Stress, Depression May Boost Stroke Risk, Study Finds
    (10-Jul-2014)
    Anger didn't seem to have an effect, researchers noted

  • Stress, Depression May Boost Stroke Risk, Study Finds
    (10-Jul-2014)
    Anger didn't seem to have an effect, researchers noted

  • Older Adults Can Safely Donate a Kidney, Study Finds
    (09-Jul-2014)
    No greater risk for heart disease, diabetes or death among donors, researchers say

  • More Painkillers May Raise Heart Risks for Older Women: Review
    (08-Jul-2014)
    Class of drugs that includes naproxen linked to increased chance of heart attack, stroke, but finding not conclusive

  • Severe Obesity Cuts Up to 14 Years Off Life: Study
    (08-Jul-2014)
    As weight climbs, so do related deaths from heart disease, diabetes and cancer, researchers say

  • More Painkillers May Raise Heart Risks for Older Women: Review
    (08-Jul-2014)
    Class of drugs that includes naproxen linked to increased chance of heart attack, stroke, but finding not conclusive

  • More Painkillers May Raise Heart Risks for Older Women: Review
    (08-Jul-2014)
    Class of drugs that includes naproxen linked to increased chance of heart attack, stroke, but finding not conclusive

  • Experts Reject Routine Screening for Narrowed Neck Arteries
    (07-Jul-2014)
    Widespread testing in healthy adults would lead to too many unnecessary follow-up procedures, panel says

  • Ecstasy Use Tied to Rare Spinal Blood Vessel Problem in Teen
    (04-Jul-2014)
    Drug can spike blood pressure, making existing blood vessel conditions worse, study authors say

  • Ecstasy Use Tied to Rare Spinal Blood Vessel Problem in Teen
    (04-Jul-2014)
    Drug can spike blood pressure, making existing blood vessel conditions worse, study authors say

  • Ecstasy Use Tied to Rare Spinal Blood Vessel Problem in Teen
    (04-Jul-2014)
    Drug can spike blood pressure, making existing blood vessel conditions worse, study authors say

  • Cholesterol Levels May Be Linked to Breast Cancer Risk
    (04-Jul-2014)
    But research is still preliminary, experts say

  • Change Bad Habits Early, Save Your Heart Later
    (03-Jul-2014)
    Young adults who adopt healthier lifestyle can cut their heart disease risk, researchers say

  • Change Bad Habits Early, Save Your Heart Later
    (03-Jul-2014)
    Young adults who adopt healthier lifestyle can cut their heart disease risk, researchers say

  • Change Bad Habits Early, Save Your Heart Later
    (03-Jul-2014)
    Young adults who adopt healthier lifestyle can cut their heart disease risk, researchers say

  • Change Bad Habits Early, Save Your Heart Later
    (03-Jul-2014)
    Young adults who adopt healthier lifestyle can cut their heart disease risk, researchers say

  • Change Bad Habits Early, Save Your Heart Later
    (03-Jul-2014)
    Young adults who adopt healthier lifestyle can cut their heart disease risk, researchers say

  • Change Bad Habits Early, Save Your Heart Later
    (03-Jul-2014)
    Young adults who adopt healthier lifestyle can cut their heart disease risk, researchers say

  • High Blood Pressure May Up Psoriasis Risk for Women
    (02-Jul-2014)
    Long-term use of certain medications also linked to higher risk, study found

  • Latest Study Finds No Link Between Testosterone Supplements, Heart Attack
    (02-Jul-2014)
    Finding runs counter to some prior reports; much larger trials are needed, experts say

  • High Blood Pressure May Up Psoriasis Risk for Women
    (02-Jul-2014)
    Long-term use of certain medications also linked to higher risk, study found

  • Latest Study Finds No Link Between Testosterone Supplements, Heart Attack
    (02-Jul-2014)
    Finding runs counter to some prior reports; much larger trials are needed, experts say

  • Could Dark Chocolate Help Ease Poor Leg Circulation?
    (02-Jul-2014)
    Perhaps, but experts say there are better ways to obtain beneficial polyphenols

  • Latest Study Finds No Link Between Testosterone Supplements, Heart Attack
    (02-Jul-2014)
    Finding runs counter to some prior reports; much larger trials are needed, experts say

  • Childhood Malnutrition Linked to High Blood Pressure Later in Life: Study
    (30-Jun-2014)
    Preventing childhood hunger might help protect heart health, researchers say

  • Nursing Home Care May Be Out of Reach for Many Aging 'Boomers': Study
    (30-Jun-2014)
    Price tag for 1 year of institutionalized care is now about $84,000, federal report says

  • Low Vitamin D Levels Linked to High Blood Pressure
    (26-Jun-2014)
    Researchers recommend more studies to see if vitamin D supplements can lower pressure

  • Low Vitamin D Levels Linked to High Blood Pressure
    (26-Jun-2014)
    Researchers recommend more studies to see if vitamin D supplements can lower pressure

  • After Stroke, Spouse May Also Need Care
    (26-Jun-2014)
    If couple disagrees about recovery rate, partner can become depressed, study finds

  • Heart Monitoring May Prevent Some Strokes, Study Suggests
    (25-Jun-2014)
    Irregular heartbeat that causes some attacks is often tough to detect, doctors say

  • Heart Monitoring May Prevent Some Strokes, Study Suggests
    (25-Jun-2014)
    Irregular heartbeat that causes some attacks is often tough to detect, doctors say

  • Heart Monitoring May Prevent Some Strokes, Study Suggests
    (25-Jun-2014)
    Irregular heartbeat that causes some attacks is often tough to detect, doctors say

  • Blood Pressure Kiosks May Not Always Give Accurate Readings
    (24-Jun-2014)
    FDA experts warn that if the cuff is too small or too large for your arm, the results may not be reliable

  • Blood Pressure Kiosks May Not Always Give Accurate Readings
    (24-Jun-2014)
    FDA experts warn that if the cuff is too small or too large for your arm, the results may not be reliable

  • Screen Older Men Who've Ever Smoked for Aneurysms: Experts
    (23-Jun-2014)
    Benefit outweighs cost of checking for weak spots in major blood vessel

  • Quitting Smokeless Tobacco May Boost Survival After Heart Attack
    (23-Jun-2014)
    Swedish study found those patients were half as likely to die within two years

  • Heart Failure Therapy May Benefit Women More Than Men
    (23-Jun-2014)
    But study finds they're less likely than males to receive pacemaker that synchronizes heartbeats

  • People With Heart Disease, Diabetes May Be More Likely to Stay on Statins
    (23-Jun-2014)
    Study also finds former smokers, overweight better at taking cholesterol-lowering drugs as prescribed

  • Heart Failure Therapy May Benefit Women More Than Men
    (23-Jun-2014)
    But study finds they're less likely than males to receive pacemaker that synchronizes heartbeats

  • Testosterone Products Must Warn About Risk of Venous Clots: FDA
    (20-Jun-2014)
    Announcement comes as agency continues broader review of the popular supplements' effects on heart

  • Testosterone Products Must Warn About Risk of Venous Clots: FDA
    (20-Jun-2014)
    Announcement comes as agency continues broader review of the popular supplements' effects on heart

  • Rising Stroke Rate for Blacks in South Carolina, Study Finds
    (19-Jun-2014)
    Increase in stroke risk factors such as diabetes and high blood pressure may be to blame, researchers say

  • Depression Doubles Odds of Heart Attack for Younger Women: Study
    (18-Jun-2014)
    And compared with older women and men, they are more likely to become depressed, researchers say

  • Depression Doubles Odds of Heart Attack for Younger Women: Study
    (18-Jun-2014)
    And compared with older women and men, they are more likely to become depressed, researchers say

  • Vitamin D: A Key to a Longer Life?
    (18-Jun-2014)
    But experts aren't sure that vitamin D is responsible for lower risk of dying from heart disease, cancer

  • New Blood Test May Help Detect Heart Transplant Rejection
    (18-Jun-2014)
    It might one day spare patients from invasive biopsies, study says

  • Antidepressants in Pregnancy Won't Harm Baby's Heart, Study Suggests
    (18-Jun-2014)
    But, past research shows risks, and one expert says this study doesn't provide definitive answers

  • Rare Gene Mutations May Help Shield the Heart
    (18-Jun-2014)
    Finding could pave way for new preventive drugs, researchers say

  • Depression Doubles Odds of Heart Attack for Younger Women: Study
    (18-Jun-2014)
    And compared with older women and men, they are more likely to become depressed, researchers say

  • Poorly Understood Disorder Disables Many Younger Women
    (17-Jun-2014)
    Postural tachycardia syndrome has no consistent treatment, expert says

  • Stroke Prevention for Women: Start Early
    (17-Jun-2014)
    As new guidelines take hold, doctors are focusing on cutting risk at a younger age

  • Caffeine Affects Teen Boys, Girls Differently, Study Says
    (16-Jun-2014)
    Slightly greater changes in heart rate, blood pressure seen in males

  • High Blood Pressure May Sometimes Be Overtreated: Study
    (16-Jun-2014)
    Bringing systolic readings below 120-139 might not provide added benefit, researchers say

  • Study Questions Use of Beta Blockers Before Heart Bypass Surgery
    (16-Jun-2014)
    But at least one specialist says the finding shouldn't alter current procedures

  • High Blood Pressure May Sometimes Be Overtreated: Study
    (16-Jun-2014)
    Bringing systolic readings below 120-139 might not provide added benefit, researchers say

  • Study Questions Use of Beta Blockers Before Heart Bypass Surgery
    (16-Jun-2014)
    But at least one specialist says the finding shouldn't alter current procedures

  • High Blood Pressure May Sometimes Be Overtreated: Study
    (16-Jun-2014)
    Bringing systolic readings below 120-139 might not provide added benefit, researchers say

  • Study Questions Use of Beta Blockers Before Heart Bypass Surgery
    (16-Jun-2014)
    But at least one specialist says the finding shouldn't alter current procedures

  • Hot Dogs, Salami May Raise Men's Heart Failure Risk, Study Suggests
    (12-Jun-2014)
    But unprocessed red meat was not implicated in this research

  • Treating Sleep Apnea May Lower Heart Risks, Study Finds
    (11-Jun-2014)
    For obese patients, weight loss is recommended, too, expert says

  • Good Heart Health May Keep Your Mind Sharp, Too
    (11-Jun-2014)
    Poor heart health linked to mental impairment: study

  • Treating Sleep Apnea May Lower Heart Risks, Study Finds
    (11-Jun-2014)
    For obese patients, weight loss is recommended, too, expert says

  • Diets Rich in Protein May Help Protect Against Stroke
    (11-Jun-2014)
    Study found lean animal proteins like fish showed most benefit

  • Diets Rich in Protein May Help Protect Against Stroke
    (11-Jun-2014)
    Study found lean animal proteins like fish showed most benefit

  • Insulin-Metformin Combo Tied to Poorer Survival in Diabetes Study
    (10-Jun-2014)
    Other experts dispute the study's conclusions

  • Breast Cancer Drug Herceptin Linked to Risk of Heart Problems: Study
    (10-Jun-2014)
    But most of these effects reverse after women finish treatment, experts say

  • Insulin-Metformin Combo Tied to Poorer Survival in Diabetes Study
    (10-Jun-2014)
    Other experts dispute the study's conclusions

  • Insulin-Metformin Combo Tied to Poorer Survival in Diabetes Study
    (10-Jun-2014)
    Other experts dispute the study's conclusions

  • Spats, Conflicts Can Raise a Woman's Blood Pressure
    (06-Jun-2014)
    But study found negative social interactions didn't affect men, older women

  • Are You Eating Enough 'Powerhouse' Vegetables?
    (05-Jun-2014)
    Chard, beet greens are among the most nutrient-packed, report finds

  • Snoring, High Blood Pressure in Pregnancy May Raise Apnea Risk
    (04-Jun-2014)
    Sleep disorder affects up to one-third of women by the last few months of pregnancy, researchers report

  • Heart Patients Without Artery Plaque Buildup Still Face Risks: Study
    (04-Jun-2014)
    They still have an increased likelihood of heart attack, death, researchers found

  • Heart Patients Without Artery Plaque Buildup Still Face Risks: Study
    (04-Jun-2014)
    They still have an increased likelihood of heart attack, death, researchers found

  • Snoring, High Blood Pressure in Pregnancy May Raise Apnea Risk
    (04-Jun-2014)
    Sleep disorder affects up to one-third of women by the last few months of pregnancy, researchers report

  • Sleep Apnea 'CPAP' Masks Might Help Ease High Blood Pressure
    (04-Jun-2014)
    Small study found healthy drop in BP readings when the breathing devices were used

  • Blood Pressure History May Affect Brain Function in Old Age
    (04-Jun-2014)
    Age at which you develop hypertension is key to understanding risk for memory problems, study suggests

  • Heart Patients Without Artery Plaque Buildup Still Face Risks: Study
    (04-Jun-2014)
    They still have an increased likelihood of heart attack, death, researchers found

  • Heart Patients Without Artery Plaque Buildup Still Face Risks: Study
    (04-Jun-2014)
    They still have an increased likelihood of heart attack, death, researchers found

  • Many With Heart Failure Aren't Told About End-of-Life Care: Study
    (04-Jun-2014)
    Survey found nearly a third of health-care providers lacked confidence to discuss the topic with patients

  • Heart Patients Without Artery Plaque Buildup Still Face Risks: Study
    (04-Jun-2014)
    They still have an increased likelihood of heart attack, death, researchers found

  • Take Heart: Mediterranean Diet Combats Type 2 Diabetes, Study Says
    (03-Jun-2014)
    It's especially beneficial to those at risk of heart disease, researcher contends

  • 1 in 10 Heart Attack Patients May Have Undiagnosed Diabetes
    (03-Jun-2014)
    Recognizing and treating the disease early may prevent cardiovascular complications, study author says

  • Take Heart: Mediterranean Diet Combats Type 2 Diabetes, Study Says
    (03-Jun-2014)
    It's especially beneficial to those at risk of heart disease, researcher contends

  • 1 in 10 Heart Attack Patients May Have Undiagnosed Diabetes
    (03-Jun-2014)
    Recognizing and treating the disease early may prevent cardiovascular complications, study author says

  • Some Breast Cancer Patients May Get Drug-Linked Heart Failure: Study
    (03-Jun-2014)
    But many aren't getting treated for the condition, researchers say

  • Antibiotic Lowers Death Risk for Elderly Patients With Pneumonia: Study
    (03-Jun-2014)
    But azithromycin boosted chances of heart attack slightly in this vulnerable population

  • 1 in 10 Heart Attack Patients May Have Undiagnosed Diabetes
    (03-Jun-2014)
    Recognizing and treating the disease early may prevent cardiovascular complications, study author says

  • More Hispanics Took Heart Meds After Medicare Part D Launch
    (02-Jun-2014)
    But only small increase was seen among black patients during same period, study found

  • More Hispanics Took Heart Meds After Medicare Part D Launch
    (02-Jun-2014)
    But only small increase was seen among black patients during same period, study found

  • Heart Attack in Middle Age May Be Tougher on Women
    (02-Jun-2014)
    Reasons aren't clear, but study found male survivors were healthier to start with

  • Heart Attack in Middle Age May Be Tougher on Women
    (02-Jun-2014)
    Reasons aren't clear, but study found male survivors were healthier to start with

  • More Hispanics Took Heart Meds After Medicare Part D Launch
    (02-Jun-2014)
    But only small increase was seen among black patients during same period, study found

  • There's No 'Obesity Paradox' for Stroke, Study Finds
    (02-Jun-2014)
    Earlier findings suggesting that extra weight might be protective don't stand up, researchers say

  • Heart Risks Depend on Which Blood Pressure Number Is High: Study
    (30-May-2014)
    Researchers also discovered lifetime heart risks were greater even with medications to treat the condition

  • Heart Risks Depend on Which Blood Pressure Number Is High: Study
    (30-May-2014)
    Researchers also discovered lifetime heart risks were greater even with medications to treat the condition

  • Heart Risks Depend on Which Blood Pressure Number Is High: Study
    (30-May-2014)
    Researchers also discovered lifetime heart risks were greater even with medications to treat the condition

  • Calcium Supplements Don't Raise Women's Heart Risks, Study Says
    (30-May-2014)
    But it's better to get this essential mineral from your diet, experts say

  • Heart Risks Depend on Which Blood Pressure Number Is High: Study
    (30-May-2014)
    Researchers also discovered lifetime heart risks were greater even with medications to treat the condition

  • Heart Risks Depend on Which Blood Pressure Number Is High: Study
    (30-May-2014)
    Researchers also discovered lifetime heart risks were greater even with medications to treat the condition

  • More Americans Working to Control Blood Pressure, Cholesterol: CDC
    (29-May-2014)
    But rates for these and other heart-healthy habits still fall far short of goals, agency says

  • Diabetics Fare Worse After Heart Surgery, Study Finds
    (29-May-2014)
    Poorer results, higher costs seen in heart bypass patients with blood sugar disease

  • More Americans Working to Control Blood Pressure, Cholesterol: CDC
    (29-May-2014)
    But rates for these and other heart-healthy habits still fall far short of goals, agency says

  • Diabetics Fare Worse After Heart Surgery, Study Finds
    (29-May-2014)
    Poorer results, higher costs seen in heart bypass patients with blood sugar disease

  • Remote Monitoring Device Approved for Heart Patients
    (29-May-2014)
    Measures pulmonary artery pressure and heart rate

  • More Americans Working to Control Blood Pressure, Cholesterol: CDC
    (29-May-2014)
    But rates for these and other heart-healthy habits still fall far short of goals, agency says

  • More Americans Working to Control Blood Pressure, Cholesterol: CDC
    (29-May-2014)
    But rates for these and other heart-healthy habits still fall far short of goals, agency says

  • Many Delay Blood Thinners After Stent Placement, Risking Death
    (28-May-2014)
    Going 3 days without Plavix triples odds of heart attack within a month, researchers say

  • Many Delay Blood Thinners After Stent Placement, Risking Death
    (28-May-2014)
    Going 3 days without Plavix triples odds of heart attack within a month, researchers say

  • Many Delay Blood Thinners After Stent Placement, Risking Death
    (28-May-2014)
    Going 3 days without Plavix triples odds of heart attack within a month, researchers say

  • Many Delay Blood Thinners After Stent Placement, Risking Death
    (28-May-2014)
    Going 3 days without Plavix triples odds of heart attack within a month, researchers say

  • Size of Brain Aneurysm Doesn't Predict Chances of Rupture: Study
    (23-May-2014)
    Smoking may be a greater risk factor, researchers report

  • Diabetes May Be Bigger Threat to the Female Heart: Study
    (23-May-2014)
    Women with diabetes face 40 to 50 percent greater risk of heart disease than men with diabetes, researchers say

  • Fit Kids Have Better Body-Fat Distribution, Study Finds
    (23-May-2014)
    Active children show fewer signs of future heart disease

  • Air Travel Safe After Chest Surgery, Surgeon Says
    (23-May-2014)
    Whether flying or driving home, study finds similar complication rates

  • Diabetes May Be Bigger Threat to the Female Heart: Study
    (23-May-2014)
    Women with diabetes face 40 to 50 percent greater risk of heart disease than men with diabetes, researchers say

  • Size of Brain Aneurysm Doesn't Predict Chances of Rupture: Study
    (23-May-2014)
    Smoking may be a greater risk factor, researchers report

  • Music May Be Especially Stimulating During Pregnancy
    (22-May-2014)
    Moms-to-be displayed greater blood pressure changes, stronger emotional reactions, study says

  • Walking at Home Can Help Boost Poor Circulation in Legs, Study Shows
    (21-May-2014)
    Easier than going to supervised exercise program for those with narrowed arteries, researchers say

  • Losing Weight at Any Age May Help the Heart
    (21-May-2014)
    Dropping excess pounds -- even in middle-age or later -- linked to better heart health, study finds

  • Losing Weight at Any Age May Help the Heart
    (21-May-2014)
    Dropping excess pounds -- even in middle-age or later -- linked to better heart health, study finds

  • Losing Weight at Any Age May Help the Heart
    (21-May-2014)
    Dropping excess pounds -- even in middle-age or later -- linked to better heart health, study finds

  • Reports of Chest Pain Down For Whites, But Not Blacks
    (20-May-2014)
    Study suggests blacks may need more intervention for blood pressure, diabetes and smoking

  • Reports of Chest Pain Down For Whites, But Not Blacks
    (20-May-2014)
    Study suggests blacks may need more intervention for blood pressure, diabetes and smoking

  • Diet, Lifestyle Affect Prostate Cancer Risk, Studies Find
    (20-May-2014)
    Eating high-fiber carbs, drinking less milk, avoiding diabetes and heart risk factors may help cut risk

  • Reports of Chest Pain Down For Whites, But Not Blacks
    (20-May-2014)
    Study suggests blacks may need more intervention for blood pressure, diabetes and smoking

  • Sleep Apnea Linked to Raised Stroke Risk in Women, Too
    (20-May-2014)
    Later onset of the sleep disorder may have led to an underestimation of women's risk, study suggests

  • Exercise Aids in Stroke Recovery
    (20-May-2014)
    Regular activity, such as walking, afterwards improves memory and quality of life, suggest experts

  • Mouse Study Hints at How Mediterranean Diet Protects the Heart
    (19-May-2014)
    Researchers find unsaturated fats, vegetables combine to lower blood pressure

  • More Americans Hospitalized for Irregular Heartbeat, Study Finds
    (19-May-2014)
    Most patients had several health problems, including high blood pressure, diabetes, lung disease

  • Mouse Study Hints at How Mediterranean Diet Protects the Heart
    (19-May-2014)
    Researchers find unsaturated fats, vegetables combine to lower blood pressure

  • More Americans Hospitalized for Irregular Heartbeat, Study Finds
    (19-May-2014)
    Most patients had several health problems, including high blood pressure, diabetes, lung disease

  • Sleeping Pill Use Tied to Poorer Survival for Heart Failure Patients
    (19-May-2014)
    Study also found heightened odds for heart trouble in patients taking benzodiazepine sleep aids

  • More Americans Hospitalized for Irregular Heartbeat, Study Finds
    (19-May-2014)
    Most patients had several health problems, including high blood pressure, diabetes, lung disease

  • Mouse Study Hints at How Mediterranean Diet Protects the Heart
    (19-May-2014)
    Researchers find unsaturated fats, vegetables combine to lower blood pressure

  • More Americans Hospitalized for Irregular Heartbeat, Study Finds
    (19-May-2014)
    Most patients had several health problems, including high blood pressure, diabetes, lung disease

  • Using Internet, Apps to Manage Blood Pressure Has Dangers: Study
    (16-May-2014)
    Researchers find measurement errors, misleading information

  • Using Internet, Apps to Manage Blood Pressure Has Dangers: Study
    (16-May-2014)
    Researchers find measurement errors, misleading information

  • People With High Blood Pressure Often Have a 'Salt Tooth'
    (16-May-2014)
    Small new study suggests that some may have an unhealthy preference for saltier food

  • Using Internet, Apps to Manage Blood Pressure Has Dangers: Study
    (16-May-2014)
    Researchers find measurement errors, misleading information

  • People With High Blood Pressure Often Have a 'Salt Tooth'
    (16-May-2014)
    Small new study suggests that some may have an unhealthy preference for saltier food

  • There May Be Such a Thing as 'Too Much Exercise'
    (15-May-2014)
    Research suggests that moderate activity might be best for people with pre-existing heart disease

  • Migraines Linked to Increased Risk of 'Silent Strokes'
    (15-May-2014)
    Treating migraines might reduce stroke risk, researchers suggest

  • There May Be Such a Thing as 'Too Much Exercise'
    (15-May-2014)
    Research suggests that moderate activity might be best for people with pre-existing heart disease

  • Migraines Linked to Increased Risk of 'Silent Strokes'
    (15-May-2014)
    Treating migraines might reduce stroke risk, researchers suggest

  • Prescription Drug Use Continues to Climb in U.S.
    (14-May-2014)
    CDC report says most common medications are for heart disease and high cholesterol

  • Adults With Autism at Risk for Many Health Problems: Study
    (14-May-2014)
    Research shows rates of mental, physical problems higher in these patients than among other adults

  • Could Certain Antidepressants Slow Alzheimer's?
    (14-May-2014)
    Early study suggests Celexa, and other drugs in its class, might help, but many questions remain

  • Health Tip: Trim the Fat From Meat
    (14-May-2014)
    Suggestions from the American Heart Association

  • Early Menopause Linked to Heart Failure Risk in Swedish Study
    (14-May-2014)
    Association was even stronger among women who had a history of smoking, researchers say

  • Prescription Drug Use Continues to Climb in U.S.
    (14-May-2014)
    CDC report says most common medications are for heart disease and high cholesterol

  • Researchers Shed Light on Link Between Stress, Heart Trouble
    (13-May-2014)
    Study suggests brain may be key to the connection between negative emotions and inflammation

  • Intensive Insulin Therapy Might Aid Diabetics After Heart Attack
    (13-May-2014)
    Study suggests tight blood sugar control ups survival, but recent medical advances may also play role

  • Researchers Shed Light on Link Between Stress, Heart Trouble
    (13-May-2014)
    Study suggests brain may be key to the connection between negative emotions and inflammation

  • Foreclosures May Raise Neighbors' Blood Pressure
    (12-May-2014)
    The more properties nearby that were foreclosed on by lenders, the higher the blood pressure, study finds

  • Counseling Urged for Obese People at Higher Odds for Heart Disease: Experts
    (12-May-2014)
    Talking over strategies for exercise, healthy diet can give individuals the motivation they need, panel says

  • Fitness May Help Older Men With High Blood Pressure Live Longer
    (12-May-2014)
    Seniors with high fitness levels had half the risk of dying, finds study

  • Resveratrol in Red Wine May Not Be Such a Health Booster, After All
    (12-May-2014)
    Substance doesn't seem to protect people from heart disease, cancer, study says

  • Adult Health Better for Bullies Than Their Victims: Study
    (12-May-2014)
    Surprising findings come from long-term tracking of kids' blood tests

  • Resveratrol in Red Wine May Not Be Such a Health Booster, After All
    (12-May-2014)
    Substance doesn't seem to protect people from heart disease, cancer, study says

  • Counseling Urged for Obese People at Higher Odds for Heart Disease: Experts
    (12-May-2014)
    Talking over strategies for exercise, healthy diet can give individuals the motivation they need, panel says

  • Know the Signs of Stroke
    (10-May-2014)
    Follow the FAST rule, experts advise

  • Know the Signs of Stroke
    (10-May-2014)
    Follow the FAST rule, experts advise

  • Implanted Device Lowers Blood Pressure in Rat Study
    (09-May-2014)
    Procedure might one day offer an option for people who are resistant to medication, researchers suggest

  • Exercise Crucial for Women's Heart Health After 30, Study Finds
    (09-May-2014)
    Australian researchers, using long-term data, find physical inactivity the most likely predictor of heart disease in women

  • FDA Approves New Type of Anti-Clotting Drug
    (09-May-2014)
    Zontivity, which belongs to a novel class of drugs, reduced heart, stroke, cardiovascular death in patients

  • Exercise Crucial for Women's Heart Health After 30, Study Finds
    (09-May-2014)
    Australian researchers, using long-term data, find physical inactivity the most likely predictor of heart disease in women

  • FDA Approves New Type of Anti-Clotting Drug
    (09-May-2014)
    Zontivity, which belongs to a novel class of drugs, reduced heart, stroke, cardiovascular death in patients

  • Solar Flares Might Actually Help Some Heart Patients
    (09-May-2014)
    Patients with implanted cardiac devices had smoother rhythms when sun 'storms' erupted, study found

  • Implanted Device Lowers Blood Pressure in Rat Study
    (09-May-2014)
    Procedure might one day offer an option for people who are resistant to medication, researchers suggest

  • FDA Approves New Type of Anti-Clotting Drug
    (09-May-2014)
    Zontivity, which belongs to a novel class of drugs, reduced heart, stroke, cardiovascular death in patients

  • Exercise Crucial for Women's Heart Health After 30, Study Finds
    (09-May-2014)
    Australian researchers, using long-term data, find physical inactivity the most likely predictor of heart disease in women

  • Zontivity Approved For People at High-Risk of Heart Attack, Stroke
    (08-May-2014)
    Drug designed to reduce blood clots

  • Add Heart Test to High School Athletes' Screening, Cardiologists Say
    (08-May-2014)
    Electrocardiogram might help identify teens at risk of sudden death

  • Fruits and Veggies May Lower Stroke Risk
    (08-May-2014)
    Aim for at least four to five a day, experts advise

  • Weight-Loss Surgery May Help Prevent Heart Rhythm Disorder
    (08-May-2014)
    So-called 'bariatric' procedures appear to cut risk of atrial fibrillation, researchers report

  • Fruits and Veggies May Lower Stroke Risk
    (08-May-2014)
    Aim for at least four to five a day, experts advise

  • Zontivity Approved For People at High-Risk of Heart Attack, Stroke
    (08-May-2014)
    Drug designed to reduce blood clots

  • Surgical Treatments Equally Effective for Women With Poor Leg Circulation
    (07-May-2014)
    Minimally invasive procedures to open arteries work for both sexes, study finds

  • Blood Pressure Drugs Help Keep Heart Trouble at Bay: FDA
    (06-May-2014)
    Experts suggest ways to keep high blood pressure under control

  • Daily Aspirin Regimen Not Safe for Everyone, FDA Warns
    (06-May-2014)
    It may cause more harm than good in those who have not experienced heart problems or stroke

  • Blood Pressure Drugs Help Keep Heart Trouble at Bay: FDA
    (06-May-2014)
    Experts suggest ways to keep high blood pressure under control

  • Blood Pressure Drugs Help Keep Heart Trouble at Bay: FDA
    (06-May-2014)
    Experts suggest ways to keep high blood pressure under control

  • Daily Aspirin Regimen Not Safe for Everyone, FDA Warns
    (06-May-2014)
    It may cause more harm than good in those who have not experienced heart problems or stroke

  • Daily Aspirin Regimen Not Safe for Everyone, FDA Warns
    (06-May-2014)
    It may cause more harm than good in those who have not experienced heart problems or stroke

  • Despite Childhood Obesity Epidemic, Few Kids Tested for Cholesterol
    (05-May-2014)
    Study found that less that 4 percent had their blood levels tested, countering recent guidelines

  • Cheaper Copayments Boost Drug Follow-Up: Study
    (05-May-2014)
    Lower medication costs produced better outcomes for nonwhite heart patients

  • Sustained Workouts May Help Aging Hearts
    (05-May-2014)
    Researchers found improvements in seniors' 'heart rate variability' that might reduce heart attack risk

  • Sustained Workouts May Help Aging Hearts
    (05-May-2014)
    Researchers found improvements in seniors' 'heart rate variability' that might reduce heart attack risk

  • Cheaper Copayments Boost Drug Follow-Up: Study
    (05-May-2014)
    Lower medication costs produced better outcomes for nonwhite heart patients

  • Major Women's Health Study Paid Big Dividends
    (05-May-2014)
    Scientists say HRT research has returned $140 for every $1 spent on the $260 million trial

  • Southeastern States Have Highest Rates of Preventable Deaths
    (01-May-2014)
    Modifiable risk factors could help combat scourges like heart disease, cancer, CDC says

  • Home Visits May Help Heart Bypass Patients Fare Better
    (01-May-2014)
    Pilot program found fewer hospital readmissions, lower death rate compared to standard care

  • Statins Don't Prevent Kidney Disease Progression, Study Finds
    (01-May-2014)
    But the drugs do help lower cholesterol in these patients, researchers say

  • Southeastern States Have Highest Rates of Preventable Deaths
    (01-May-2014)
    Modifiable risk factors could help combat scourges like heart disease, cancer, CDC says

  • Southeastern States Have Highest Rates of Preventable Deaths
    (01-May-2014)
    Modifiable risk factors could help combat scourges like heart disease, cancer, CDC says

  • Is Healthy Obesity a Myth?
    (30-Apr-2014)
    Study found even with normal blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar levels, the obese had more artery plaque

  • High-Fiber Diet May Aid Heart Attack Survivors
    (30-Apr-2014)
    Study suggests whole grains might be particularly important

  • Is Healthy Obesity a Myth?
    (30-Apr-2014)
    Study found even with normal blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar levels, the obese had more artery plaque

  • Is Healthy Obesity a Myth?
    (30-Apr-2014)
    Study found even with normal blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar levels, the obese had more artery plaque

  • Is Healthy Obesity a Myth?
    (30-Apr-2014)
    Study found even with normal blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar levels, the obese had more artery plaque

  • High-Fiber Diet May Aid Heart Attack Survivors
    (30-Apr-2014)
    Study suggests whole grains might be particularly important

  • High-Fiber Diet May Aid Heart Attack Survivors
    (30-Apr-2014)
    Study suggests whole grains might be particularly important

  • Dispatcher-Assisted CPR Boosts Cardiac Arrest Survival in Kids: Study
    (30-Apr-2014)
    When bystanders follow experts' instructions, more brain function can also be preserved, findings show

  • Stem Cells Used to Regenerate Heart Muscle in Monkeys
    (30-Apr-2014)
    Scientists say clinical trials in humans could be ready within 4 years

  • High-Fiber Diet May Aid Heart Attack Survivors
    (30-Apr-2014)
    Study suggests whole grains might be particularly important

  • Ironclad Findings About Red Meat's Harms?
    (29-Apr-2014)
    Analysis of 21 studies may bolster case against a diet of steak

  • Ironclad Findings About Red Meat's Harms?
    (29-Apr-2014)
    Analysis of 21 studies may bolster case against a diet of steak

  • Ironclad Findings About Red Meat's Harms?
    (29-Apr-2014)
    Analysis of 21 studies may bolster case against a diet of steak

  • Statin Users Eating More Bad Food Than a Decade Ago, Study Shows
    (25-Apr-2014)
    Doctors need to re-emphasize importance of healthy diet to patients, researcher says

  • Statin Users Eating More Bad Food Than a Decade Ago, Study Shows
    (25-Apr-2014)
    Doctors need to re-emphasize importance of healthy diet to patients, researcher says

  • Statin Users Eating More Bad Food Than a Decade Ago, Study Shows
    (25-Apr-2014)
    Doctors need to re-emphasize importance of healthy diet to patients, researcher says

  • Statin Users Eating More Bad Food Than a Decade Ago, Study Shows
    (25-Apr-2014)
    Doctors need to re-emphasize importance of healthy diet to patients, researcher says

  • Statin Users Eating More Bad Food Than a Decade Ago, Study Shows
    (25-Apr-2014)
    Doctors need to re-emphasize importance of healthy diet to patients, researcher says

  • Guidelines Aim to Detect More Congenital Heart Defects in Womb
    (24-Apr-2014)
    Picking up problems before birth allows for earlier monitoring, planning, American Heart Association says

  • A Little Wine Might Help Kidneys Stay Healthy
    (23-Apr-2014)
    Less than a glass a day may also help the heart in those who already have kidney disease, researchers found

  • A Little Wine Might Help Kidneys Stay Healthy
    (23-Apr-2014)
    Less than a glass a day may also help the heart in those who already have kidney disease, researchers found

  • Pot Smoking May Pose Heart Dangers, Study Suggests
    (23-Apr-2014)
    But some believe the study is flawed

  • For Many Men, Impotence Is Treatable Without Drugs
    (23-Apr-2014)
    And there's a bonus: heart-healthy changes will boost overall well-being, too, experts say

  • Pot Smoking May Pose Heart Dangers, Study Suggests
    (23-Apr-2014)
    But some believe the study is flawed

  • A Little Wine Might Help Kidneys Stay Healthy
    (23-Apr-2014)
    Less than a glass a day may also help the heart in those who already have kidney disease, researchers found

  • Pot Smoking May Pose Heart Dangers, Study Suggests
    (23-Apr-2014)
    But some believe the study is flawed

  • Research Shows Ways to Speed Stroke Care
    (23-Apr-2014)
    Studies looked at improvements in ER, specially equipped ambulance that could deliver clot-busting drug

  • A Little Wine Might Help Kidneys Stay Healthy
    (23-Apr-2014)
    Less than a glass a day may also help the heart in those who already have kidney disease, researchers found

  • Pot Smoking May Pose Heart Dangers, Study Suggests
    (23-Apr-2014)
    But some believe the study is flawed

  • Research Shows Ways to Speed Stroke Care
    (23-Apr-2014)
    Studies looked at improvements in ER, specially equipped ambulance that could deliver clot-busting drug

  • Low Blood Sugar May Affect Heartbeat in People With Diabetes
    (22-Apr-2014)
    Study found abnormal rhythms when blood sugar dipped at night in people with type 2 disease

  • Certain Type of Brain Malformation May Be Best Left Alone
    (22-Apr-2014)
    Saying no to surgery, radiation tied to better outcomes in study of abnormal brain connections

  • Thinking, Memory Problems Tied to Blockages in Neck Artery
    (21-Apr-2014)
    Researcher suggests more aggressive treatment might be warranted

  • Diabetes Complication Rates Drop Among U.S. Adults
    (16-Apr-2014)
    But at the same time, rates of diabetes have more than tripled, researchers report

  • Diabetes Complication Rates Drop Among U.S. Adults
    (16-Apr-2014)
    But at the same time, rates of diabetes have more than tripled, researchers report

  • Less Salt Use Tied to Drop in U.K. Heart Deaths
    (15-Apr-2014)
    Deaths from stroke also fell in the 8-year study from England

  • Less Salt Use Tied to Drop in U.K. Heart Deaths
    (15-Apr-2014)
    Deaths from stroke also fell in the 8-year study from England

  • Nonwhites Exposed to More Air Pollution: Study
    (15-Apr-2014)
    More nitrogen dioxide from exhaust fumes, power plants could mean increased deaths from heart disease, researchers say

  • A Doctor's 'People Skills' Affects Patients' Health
    (10-Apr-2014)
    Comfortable relationship can be as beneficial as statins for heart problems, study finds

  • A Doctor's 'People Skills' Affects Patients' Health
    (10-Apr-2014)
    Comfortable relationship can be as beneficial as statins for heart problems, study finds

  • A Doctor's 'People Skills' Affects Patients' Health
    (10-Apr-2014)
    Comfortable relationship can be as beneficial as statins for heart problems, study finds

  • A Doctor's 'People Skills' Affects Patients' Health
    (10-Apr-2014)
    Comfortable relationship can be as beneficial as statins for heart problems, study finds

  • Heart Failure Drug Might Help Reduce Hospitalizations
    (09-Apr-2014)
    But study found spironolactone didn't prevent deaths from common form of heart disease

  • Heart Failure Drug Might Help Reduce Hospitalizations
    (09-Apr-2014)
    But study found spironolactone didn't prevent deaths from common form of heart disease

  • Certain Prescription Painkillers Tied to Higher Risk of Irregular Heartbeat: Study
    (09-Apr-2014)
    Dutch researchers looked at rates of atrial fibrillation and NSAID use in older adults

  • Certain Prescription Painkillers Tied to Higher Risk of Irregular Heartbeat: Study
    (09-Apr-2014)
    Dutch researchers looked at rates of atrial fibrillation and NSAID use in older adults

  • Aspirin Advised for Women at High Risk for Pregnancy Complication
    (08-Apr-2014)
    Low daily dose helps protect against preeclampsia, U.S. Preventive Services Task Force says

  • Beans, Lentils, Peas: Your Recipe for Lower Cholesterol?
    (07-Apr-2014)
    Review of 26 studies finds one serving per day tied to healthier arteries, especially in men

  • Beans, Lentils, Peas: Your Recipe for Lower Cholesterol?
    (07-Apr-2014)
    Review of 26 studies finds one serving per day tied to healthier arteries, especially in men

  • Stem Cells Show Promise for Stroke Recovery
    (07-Apr-2014)
    Early study found they can be safely transplanted into the brain; 2 patients showed significant improvement

  • Stem Cells Show Promise for Stroke Recovery
    (07-Apr-2014)
    Early study found they can be safely transplanted into the brain; 2 patients showed significant improvement

  • Beans, Lentils, Peas: Your Recipe for Lower Cholesterol?
    (07-Apr-2014)
    Review of 26 studies finds one serving per day tied to healthier arteries, especially in men

  • Stroke Often Missed in ERs, Study Finds
    (07-Apr-2014)
    Women, minorities and younger adults most likely to be misdiagnosed

  • Depression May Be Linked to Heart Failure
    (04-Apr-2014)
    Stress hormones likely play contributing role, but more research needed, study says

  • Helping Doctors Spot Who's Not Taking Their Blood Pressure Meds
    (03-Apr-2014)
    Simple urine screening could prevent unnecessary procedures, study says

  • Heart Disease Haunted Mummies, Too
    (03-Apr-2014)
    Thought to be a modern malady, it was as prevalent in ancient times as it is today, study suggests

  • Exercise, Diet May Help 'Pre-Diabetics' Dodge Heart Disease Death
    (03-Apr-2014)
    Study followed Chinese people with high blood sugar for more than two decades

  • Heart Disease Haunted Mummies, Too
    (03-Apr-2014)
    Thought to be a modern malady, it was as prevalent in ancient times as it is today, study suggests

  • Heart Disease Haunted Mummies, Too
    (03-Apr-2014)
    Thought to be a modern malady, it was as prevalent in ancient times as it is today, study suggests

  • Stroke Risk Spikes Shortly After Shingles Episode: Study
    (03-Apr-2014)
    But getting antiviral meds to treat painful rash lowers chances of brain attack, researchers add

  • Insomnia May Raise Stroke Risk, Especially for Younger Adults
    (03-Apr-2014)
    Researchers in Taiwan found strongest connection among people younger than 34

  • Exercise, Diet May Help 'Pre-Diabetics' Dodge Heart Disease Death
    (03-Apr-2014)
    Study followed Chinese people with high blood sugar for more than two decades

  • Stroke Risk Spikes Shortly After Shingles Episode: Study
    (03-Apr-2014)
    But getting antiviral meds to treat painful rash lowers chances of brain attack, researchers add

  • College Football Players Have Stiffer Arteries, Study Finds
    (02-Apr-2014)
    But it's unclear what that means for later heart health, researchers say

  • CDC Salt Guidelines Too Low for Good Health, Study Suggests
    (02-Apr-2014)
    But agency stands by its recommendations for preventing stroke, heart disease

  • College Football Players Have Stiffer Arteries, Study Finds
    (02-Apr-2014)
    But it's unclear what that means for later heart health, researchers say

  • CDC Salt Guidelines Too Low for Good Health, Study Suggests
    (02-Apr-2014)
    But agency stands by its recommendations for preventing stroke, heart disease

  • College Football Players Have Stiffer Arteries, Study Finds
    (02-Apr-2014)
    But it's unclear what that means for later heart health, researchers say

  • Too Much Running Tied to Shorter Lifespan, Studies Find
    (01-Apr-2014)
    New research rules out heart risk, certain medications as a contributing factor

  • Fruits and Veggies May Reduce Death Risk, Study Suggests
    (01-Apr-2014)
    Large 12-year review found the more daily portions you eat, the better off you are

  • New Blood Pressure Guidelines May Take Millions of Americans Off Meds
    (31-Mar-2014)
    Study estimates impact of controversial changes that raised treatment threshold

  • New Drug Lowers Cholesterol Beyond What Statins Can Do, Study Finds
    (31-Mar-2014)
    Whether it also prevents heart attacks and strokes isn't known yet, experts say

  • Can Diet Soft Drinks Contribute to Heart Trouble in Women?
    (31-Mar-2014)
    Those who consumed the most had highest risk, but the study results are preliminary

  • Stem Cells May Rejuvenate Failing Hearts, Study Suggests
    (31-Mar-2014)
    Researchers found injecting them into damaged tissue improved organ's ability to pump blood

  • Study Ties Daylight Saving Time Change to Rise in Heart Attacks
    (31-Mar-2014)
    Michigan hospitals had more related admissions the next Monday, researchers found

  • Space Travel Alters Shape of Human Heart, Study Reports
    (31-Mar-2014)
    Finding could help scientists protect astronauts, and also might benefit some patients on Earth

  • Preventive Steroids May Not Help Heart Bypass
    (31-Mar-2014)
    Common practice might instead cause harm, study finds

  • Diabetes Treatment Falls Short as Heart Failure Drug in Study
    (31-Mar-2014)
    Metformin does not have protective effect on left ventricle, researchers say

  • Blood Test Shows Promise for Gauging Heart Attack Risk After Chest Pain
    (31-Mar-2014)
    More study is needed, but the screening method measures levels of a chemical signal tied to heart damage

  • Study Adds to Signs Linking HIV to Heart Trouble
    (31-Mar-2014)
    Coronary artery disease seen in men who were taking meds for advanced HIV infection

  • New Drug Lowers Cholesterol Beyond What Statins Can Do, Study Finds
    (31-Mar-2014)
    Whether it also prevents heart attacks and strokes isn't known yet, experts say

  • Can Diet Soft Drinks Contribute to Heart Trouble in Women?
    (31-Mar-2014)
    Those who consumed the most had highest risk, but the study results are preliminary

  • Stem Cells May Rejuvenate Failing Hearts, Study Suggests
    (31-Mar-2014)
    Researchers found injecting them into damaged tissue improved organ's ability to pump blood

  • Aspirin May Not Protect Heart After Non-Cardiac Surgeries: Study
    (31-Mar-2014)
    Just as many heart attacks, more serious bleeding seen if patients took aspirin around time of operation

  • Preventive Steroids May Not Help Heart Bypass
    (31-Mar-2014)
    Common practice might instead cause harm, study finds

  • New Blood Pressure Guidelines May Take Millions of Americans Off Meds
    (31-Mar-2014)
    Study estimates impact of controversial changes that raised treatment threshold

  • Stronger Muscles May Mean Better Health for Kids
    (31-Mar-2014)
    Study of 6th-graders links greater strength to lower risk for heart disease

  • Stronger Muscles May Mean Better Health for Kids
    (31-Mar-2014)
    Study of 6th-graders links greater strength to lower risk for heart disease

  • New Drug Lowers Cholesterol Beyond What Statins Can Do, Study Finds
    (31-Mar-2014)
    Whether it also prevents heart attacks and strokes isn't known yet, experts say

  • Blood Test Shows Promise for Gauging Heart Attack Risk After Chest Pain
    (31-Mar-2014)
    More study is needed, but the screening method measures levels of a chemical signal tied to heart damage

  • Raised Risk of Heart Trouble Seen in Celiac Disease Patients
    (31-Mar-2014)
    Researchers suggest inflammation caused by the digestive disorder may explain the link

  • Study Ties Daylight Saving Time Change to Rise in Heart Attacks
    (31-Mar-2014)
    Michigan hospitals had more related admissions the next Monday, researchers found

  • Diabetes Treatment Falls Short as Heart Failure Drug in Study
    (31-Mar-2014)
    Metformin does not have protective effect on left ventricle, researchers say

  • Study Adds to Signs Linking HIV to Heart Trouble
    (31-Mar-2014)
    Coronary artery disease seen in men who were taking meds for advanced HIV infection

  • Stronger Muscles May Mean Better Health for Kids
    (31-Mar-2014)
    Study of 6th-graders links greater strength to lower risk for heart disease

  • Can Diet Soft Drinks Contribute to Heart Trouble in Women?
    (31-Mar-2014)
    Those who consumed the most had highest risk, but the study results are preliminary

  • More Research Links Poor Heart Health With Alzheimer's Risk
    (31-Mar-2014)
    Brain plaque builds up as arteries stiffen, study suggests

  • Raised Risk of Heart Trouble Seen in Celiac Disease Patients
    (31-Mar-2014)
    Researchers suggest inflammation caused by the digestive disorder may explain the link

  • Space Travel Alters Shape of Human Heart, Study Reports
    (31-Mar-2014)
    Finding could help scientists protect astronauts, and also might benefit some patients on Earth

  • Blood Test Shows Promise for Gauging Heart Attack Risk After Chest Pain
    (31-Mar-2014)
    More study is needed, but the screening method measures levels of a chemical signal tied to heart damage

  • Stronger Muscles May Mean Better Health for Kids
    (31-Mar-2014)
    Study of 6th-graders links greater strength to lower risk for heart disease

  • New Drug Lowers Cholesterol Beyond What Statins Can Do, Study Finds
    (31-Mar-2014)
    Whether it also prevents heart attacks and strokes isn't known yet, experts say

  • Can Diet Soft Drinks Contribute to Heart Trouble in Women?
    (31-Mar-2014)
    Those who consumed the most had highest risk, but the study results are preliminary

  • More Research Links Poor Heart Health With Alzheimer's Risk
    (31-Mar-2014)
    Brain plaque builds up as arteries stiffen, study suggests

  • Marriage Does Help the Heart, Study Finds
    (28-Mar-2014)
    Researchers compared cardiovascular disease rates in more than 3 million Americans

  • Marriage Does Help the Heart, Study Finds
    (28-Mar-2014)
    Researchers compared cardiovascular disease rates in more than 3 million Americans

  • Weight-Loss Surgery Cuts Risk for Heart Attack, Death: Study
    (28-Mar-2014)
    People who are obese and at risk for heart disease should consider surgery, researchers say

  • Doctors' Groups Issue New Guidelines on Treating Common Irregular Heartbeat
    (28-Mar-2014)
    Atrial fibrillation can pose stroke danger, especially to older patients

  • Doctors' Groups Issue New Guidelines on Treating Common Irregular Heartbeat
    (28-Mar-2014)
    Atrial fibrillation can pose stroke danger, especially to older patients

  • Overweight Teens Don't Share in Life-Expectancy Gains: Study
    (28-Mar-2014)
    Death before 50 more likely for those who were heavy during adolescence

  • Marriage Does Help the Heart, Study Finds
    (28-Mar-2014)
    Researchers compared cardiovascular disease rates in more than 3 million Americans

  • Weight-Loss Surgery Cuts Risk for Heart Attack, Death: Study
    (28-Mar-2014)
    People who are obese and at risk for heart disease should consider surgery, researchers say

  • Doctors' Groups Issue New Guidelines on Treating Common Irregular Heartbeat
    (28-Mar-2014)
    Atrial fibrillation can pose stroke danger, especially to older patients

  • Keeping Blood Pressure Low Halves Risk of Second Stroke: Study
    (27-Mar-2014)
    But less than one-third of survivors maintain consistently safe levels

  • Tragedies Do Cause Broken Hearts, Study Suggests
    (27-Mar-2014)
    Cases of Takotsubo cardiomyopathy -- or 'broken heart syndrome' -- jumped in Vermont, Missouri following natural disasters

  • Cholesterol Levels Spike During Winter Months, Study Finds
    (27-Mar-2014)
    Tendency to eat more, exercise less when it's cold and snowy outside may explain trend

  • Vitamin D Deficiency May Be Linked to Heart Disease
    (27-Mar-2014)
    Low levels raise odds for clogged arteries, preliminary results suggest

  • Smoke-Free Policies May Protect the Heart
    (27-Mar-2014)
    Study found hospitalizations for heart disease, stroke dipped after Michigan passed workplace smoking ban

  • Tragedies Do Cause Broken Hearts, Study Suggests
    (27-Mar-2014)
    Cases of Takotsubo cardiomyopathy -- or 'broken heart syndrome' -- jumped in Vermont, Missouri following natural disasters

  • Smoke-Free Policies May Protect the Heart
    (27-Mar-2014)
    Study found hospitalizations for heart disease, stroke dipped after Michigan passed workplace smoking ban

  • Intensive Early Childhood Education May Boost Adult Health
    (27-Mar-2014)
    Study found kids in special program had lower blood pressure and cholesterol levels, weighed less in their 30s

  • Keeping Blood Pressure Low Halves Risk of Second Stroke: Study
    (27-Mar-2014)
    But less than one-third of survivors maintain consistently safe levels

  • Cholesterol Levels Spike During Winter Months, Study Finds
    (27-Mar-2014)
    Tendency to eat more, exercise less when it's cold and snowy outside may explain trend

  • Smoke-Free Policies May Protect the Heart
    (27-Mar-2014)
    Study found hospitalizations for heart disease, stroke dipped after Michigan passed workplace smoking ban

  • Intensive Early Childhood Education May Boost Adult Health
    (27-Mar-2014)
    Study found kids in special program had lower blood pressure and cholesterol levels, weighed less in their 30s

  • Exercise Affects Men's, Women's Hearts Differently: Study
    (27-Mar-2014)
    Finding might have implications for standard cardiac testing, experts say

  • Tragedies Do Cause Broken Hearts, Study Suggests
    (27-Mar-2014)
    Cases of Takotsubo cardiomyopathy -- or 'broken heart syndrome' -- jumped in Vermont, Missouri following natural disasters

  • Marathon Training Might Boost Heart Health
    (27-Mar-2014)
    Middle-aged male runners get a lot of health mileage out of race prep, study finds

  • Exercise Affects Men's, Women's Hearts Differently: Study
    (27-Mar-2014)
    Finding might have implications for standard cardiac testing, experts say

  • Vitamin D Deficiency May Be Linked to Heart Disease
    (27-Mar-2014)
    Low levels raise odds for clogged arteries, preliminary results suggest

  • Stroke Survivors Deserve Team Care: Statement
    (27-Mar-2014)
    Experts call for palliative care to improve patients' quality of life

  • Smoke-Free Policies May Protect the Heart
    (27-Mar-2014)
    Study found hospitalizations for heart disease, stroke dipped after Michigan passed workplace smoking ban

  • Keeping Blood Pressure Low Halves Risk of Second Stroke: Study
    (27-Mar-2014)
    But less than one-third of survivors maintain consistently safe levels

  • Doctors Really Do Raise Your Blood Pressure
    (26-Mar-2014)
    Study indicates that long-suspected 'white coat effect' is real

  • Doctors Really Do Raise Your Blood Pressure
    (26-Mar-2014)
    Study indicates that long-suspected 'white coat effect' is real

  • Post-Katrina Heart Woes Persisted at Least 6 Years
    (25-Mar-2014)
    Fallout from stressful events can linger a long time, study suggests

  • Moms Who Keep 'Baby Weight' May Risk Heart Trouble
    (25-Mar-2014)
    Study finds weight gain increases odds for heart disease, diabetes

  • Tiny Wireless Pacemaker Shows Early Promise
    (24-Mar-2014)
    But complications can occur, study found, and more research is needed

  • Tiny Wireless Pacemaker Shows Early Promise
    (24-Mar-2014)
    But complications can occur, study found, and more research is needed

  • Cardiac Arrest During Childbirth More Common Than Thought: Study
    (21-Mar-2014)
    Causes can include severe high blood pressure, excessive bleeding, blood infection, researchers report

  • Lung Ultrasound Can Spot Risk of Respiratory Failure in Pregnancy: Study
    (21-Mar-2014)
    Researchers recommend its use for women with complication called preeclampsia

  • Hobbies Important for Stroke-Victim Caregivers
    (20-Mar-2014)
    Happier caregivers help loved ones do better, researcher says

  • Diabetes in Middle Age May Cause Memory Problems Later
    (19-Mar-2014)
    Study also found that high blood pressure has similar impact

  • Diabetes in Middle Age May Cause Memory Problems Later
    (19-Mar-2014)
    Study also found that high blood pressure has similar impact

  • Almost 13 Million More Americans Could Take Statins Under New Guidelines
    (19-Mar-2014)
    Biggest jump in cholesterol-lowering drugs would be among men over 60, study estimates

  • Most Women Don't Know Warning Signs of Stroke: Study
    (19-Mar-2014)
    Hispanic women are least likely to recognize when it is time to call 911, researchers report

  • Most Women Don't Know Warning Signs of Stroke: Study
    (19-Mar-2014)
    Hispanic women are least likely to recognize when it is time to call 911, researchers report

  • Scientists Probe Dark Chocolate's Health Secrets
    (18-Mar-2014)
    Heart benefits may stem from reaction in stomach bacteria, research suggests

  • Women Face Delays in Heart Attack Care Compared to Men: Study
    (17-Mar-2014)
    Researchers found female patients under 55 waiting longer than males for ECGs, clot-busting drugs

  • Daily Fish Oil Supplement May Not Help Your Heart: Studies
    (17-Mar-2014)
    Get your omega-3s from food, not pills, experts suggest

  • Lower IQ, Worse Heart Fitness in Teens Linked to Risk of Early Dementia in Men
    (17-Mar-2014)
    Swedish researchers followed a million men for more than 40 years

  • Coordinated Care Helps Elderly With Chronic Diseases
    (17-Mar-2014)
    Odds of complications, hospital admissions lower when patients see fewer doctors, says study

  • Daily Fish Oil Supplement May Not Help Your Heart: Studies
    (17-Mar-2014)
    Get your omega-3s from food, not pills, experts suggest

  • Women Face Delays in Heart Attack Care Compared to Men: Study
    (17-Mar-2014)
    Researchers found female patients under 55 waiting longer than males for ECGs, clot-busting drugs

  • Daily Fish Oil Supplement May Not Help Your Heart: Studies
    (17-Mar-2014)
    Get your omega-3s from food, not pills, experts suggest

  • Keep Your Heart Healthy
    (16-Mar-2014)
    Daily exercise, fruits and veggies, not smoking all help, cardiologist says

  • Keep Your Heart Healthy
    (16-Mar-2014)
    Daily exercise, fruits and veggies, not smoking all help, cardiologist says

  • Keep Your Heart Healthy
    (16-Mar-2014)
    Daily exercise, fruits and veggies, not smoking all help, cardiologist says

  • Keep Your Heart Healthy
    (16-Mar-2014)
    Daily exercise, fruits and veggies, not smoking all help, cardiologist says

  • Wider Waistline May Mean Shorter Lifespan: Study
    (14-Mar-2014)
    Evidence review suggests extra inches raise risk of dying younger, regardless of body weight

  • High Blood Pressure Common, Often Untreated in U.S. Hispanics: Study
    (13-Mar-2014)
    Lack of insurance, language barriers might be obstacles to care, expert says

  • Mexican-Americans Fare Worse After Stroke, Study Finds
    (13-Mar-2014)
    Compared with whites, they had poorer physical, mental outcomes 3 months after brain attack

  • High Blood Pressure Common, Often Untreated in U.S. Hispanics: Study
    (13-Mar-2014)
    Lack of insurance, language barriers might be obstacles to care, expert says

  • Every Minute Matters With Clot-Busting Stroke Drug: Study
    (13-Mar-2014)
    Every 60 seconds shaved off how quickly tPA was given meant patient had one less day of disability

  • Mexican-Americans Fare Worse After Stroke, Study Finds
    (13-Mar-2014)
    Compared with whites, they had poorer physical, mental outcomes 3 months after brain attack

  • Every Minute Matters With Clot-Busting Stroke Drug: Study
    (13-Mar-2014)
    Every 60 seconds shaved off how quickly tPA was given meant patient had one less day of disability

  • Most Alcohol-Linked Deaths Occur Among Working-Age Adults: CDC
    (13-Mar-2014)
    States lose thousands of people in their prime years, report finds

  • Nicotine Patches Don't Help Pregnant Women Quit Smoking: Study
    (12-Mar-2014)
    Researchers also found those who used them had higher blood pressure than those who didn't

  • Even Slightly Higher Blood Pressure May Raise Stroke Risk: Study
    (12-Mar-2014)
    Experts say the finding highlights importance of keeping blood pressure under control

  • Pregnancy-Related Diabetes Tied to Future Heart Risk
    (12-Mar-2014)
    20-year study compared thickness of neck arteries

  • Even Slightly Higher Blood Pressure May Raise Stroke Risk: Study
    (12-Mar-2014)
    Experts say the finding highlights importance of keeping blood pressure under control

  • Even Slightly Higher Blood Pressure May Raise Stroke Risk: Study
    (12-Mar-2014)
    Experts say the finding highlights importance of keeping blood pressure under control

  • New Knees, Hips May Also Help the Heart
    (11-Mar-2014)
    Joint replacement might boost physical activity in arthritis patients, study author says

  • Lack of Sleep Compounds Health Problems for Obese Teens: Study
    (06-Mar-2014)
    Researchers report it was independently associated with higher risk of heart disease, diabetes

  • Lack of Sleep Compounds Health Problems for Obese Teens: Study
    (06-Mar-2014)
    Researchers report it was independently associated with higher risk of heart disease, diabetes

  • Lack of Sleep Compounds Health Problems for Obese Teens: Study
    (06-Mar-2014)
    Researchers report it was independently associated with higher risk of heart disease, diabetes

  • Secondhand Smoke in Childhood Thickens Arteries
    (05-Mar-2014)
    Measurements suggest raised risk for later heart attack, stroke, researchers say

  • Obesity Rates Triple in Canada
    (05-Mar-2014)
    More than one in five will be obese by 2019, study says

  • Warfarin Safe for Kidney Patients With Irregular Heartbeat: Study
    (04-Mar-2014)
    Use of the blood thinner may safely ease stroke risk linked to atrial fibrillation, Swedish research finds

  • Heart Attack Risk Rises in Hours After Angry Outburst: Study
    (04-Mar-2014)
    Absolute risk from any one episode remains very small, but the danger is there, experts say

  • Health Tip: Choose Heart-Healthy Proteins
    (04-Mar-2014)
    Gain the benefit without the fat

  • Warfarin Safe for Kidney Patients With Irregular Heartbeat: Study
    (04-Mar-2014)
    Use of the blood thinner may safely ease stroke risk linked to atrial fibrillation, Swedish research finds

  • Heart Attack Risk Rises in Hours After Angry Outburst: Study
    (04-Mar-2014)
    Absolute risk from any one episode remains very small, but the danger is there, experts say

  • Diet to Reduce Blood Pressure May Also Stave Off Kidney Stones
    (03-Mar-2014)
    Study found DASH diet just as effective, less limiting, than traditional eating plan

  • Treatment Costs Vary for U.S. Children Born With Heart Defects
    (28-Feb-2014)
    Study tied higher-cost hospitals to more surgical complications, longer patient stays

  • Getting Teeth Pulled Before Heart Surgery May Pose Serious Risks
    (27-Feb-2014)
    Study found 8 percent of those who did suffered a heart attack, stroke, kidney failure or death

  • Kids Born With HIV May Face Heart Risks Later, Study Suggests
    (27-Feb-2014)
    Doctors should watch for signs of cardiovascular disease, researcher says

  • Getting Teeth Pulled Before Heart Surgery May Pose Serious Risks
    (27-Feb-2014)
    Study found 8 percent of those who did suffered a heart attack, stroke, kidney failure or death

  • Study Questions FDA Warning Against CT Scans for Those With Heart Devices
    (27-Feb-2014)
    It found no harm to patients with devices such as pacemakers, defibrillators, but agency still concerned

  • FDA's New Food Labels Would Focus on Calories, Sugar Content
    (27-Feb-2014)
    Another goal: give consumers a better understanding of realistic serving sizes

  • Study Questions FDA Warning Against CT Scans for Those With Heart Devices
    (27-Feb-2014)
    It found no harm to patients with devices such as pacemakers, defibrillators, but agency still concerned

  • One-Third of Young Stroke Victims Remain Disabled Years After: Study
    (27-Feb-2014)
    Keys to improved function include preventing a 2nd stroke and continuing with rehab, experts say

  • Kids Born With HIV May Face Heart Risks Later, Study Suggests
    (27-Feb-2014)
    Doctors should watch for signs of cardiovascular disease, researcher says

  • Getting Teeth Pulled Before Heart Surgery May Pose Serious Risks
    (27-Feb-2014)
    Study found 8 percent of those who did suffered a heart attack, stroke, kidney failure or death

  • Health Tip: Protect Your Child's Heart Health
    (26-Feb-2014)
    Offer low-fat foods

  • Healthy Adults Shouldn't Take Vitamin E, Beta Carotene: Expert Panel
    (25-Feb-2014)
    Jury still out on whether multivitamins prevent cancer or heart disease, task force says

  • Vigorous Exertion at Work May Trigger Heart Attacks, Strokes
    (25-Feb-2014)
    Study looked at circumstances of firefighters who died on the job

  • Healthy Adults Shouldn't Take Vitamin E, Beta Carotene: Expert Panel
    (25-Feb-2014)
    Jury still out on whether multivitamins prevent cancer or heart disease, task force says

  • Transfusions Risky During Certain Heart Procedures, Study Finds
    (25-Feb-2014)
    Angioplasty patients run the risk of heart attacks, strokes and death, researchers say

  • Vigorous Exertion at Work May Trigger Heart Attacks, Strokes
    (25-Feb-2014)
    Study looked at circumstances of firefighters who died on the job

  • Vigorous Exertion at Work May Trigger Heart Attacks, Strokes
    (25-Feb-2014)
    Study looked at circumstances of firefighters who died on the job

  • Health Tip: Shop for Heart-Healthy Fruits and Veggies
    (25-Feb-2014)
    In a pinch, frozen will do

  • Diabetes Boosts Stroke Risk for Women, But Not Men: Study
    (25-Feb-2014)
    Research finds big gender gap, which one doctor believes is tied to better treatment for men

  • Heavy Kids Exposed to Everyday Chemicals May Face More Heart Risks
    (25-Feb-2014)
    Endocrine system might be disrupted by these water, stain repellants, study says

  • Transfusions Risky During Certain Heart Procedures, Study Finds
    (25-Feb-2014)
    Angioplasty patients run the risk of heart attacks, strokes and death, researchers say

  • Flu Shot May Lower Stroke Risk, Too
    (25-Feb-2014)
    Getting immunized early in season delivers most cardiovascular benefit, study suggests

  • Diabetes Boosts Stroke Risk for Women, But Not Men: Study
    (25-Feb-2014)
    Research finds big gender gap, which one doctor believes is tied to better treatment for men

  • Vigorous Exertion at Work May Trigger Heart Attacks, Strokes
    (25-Feb-2014)
    Study looked at circumstances of firefighters who died on the job

  • Healthy Adults Shouldn't Take Vitamin E, Beta Carotene: Expert Panel
    (25-Feb-2014)
    Jury still out on whether multivitamins prevent cancer or heart disease, task force says

  • Transfusions Risky During Certain Heart Procedures, Study Finds
    (25-Feb-2014)
    Angioplasty patients run the risk of heart attacks, strokes and death, researchers say

  • Many Patients Have Pain After Heart Surgery, Study Finds
    (24-Feb-2014)
    40 percent suffered pain three months later, and 10 percent did after two years

  • Doctors Slower to Prescribe High Blood Pressure Meds to Younger Patients
    (24-Feb-2014)
    Study found age was a factor in how quickly patients got treatment

  • Blood Pressure Meds May Raise Risk of Serious Falls for Seniors
    (24-Feb-2014)
    Study found those over 70 who took medications were up to 40 percent more likely to be injured

  • Vegetarian Diet May Help Lower Blood Pressure, Research Suggests
    (24-Feb-2014)
    Japanese review of 39 studies shows a meatless menu might boost cardiovascular health, but the findings are preliminary

  • Vegetarian Diet May Help Lower Blood Pressure, Research Suggests
    (24-Feb-2014)
    Japanese review of 39 studies shows a meatless menu might boost cardiovascular health, but the findings are preliminary

  • Many Patients Have Pain After Heart Surgery, Study Finds
    (24-Feb-2014)
    40 percent suffered pain three months later, and 10 percent did after two years

  • Blood Pressure Meds May Raise Risk of Serious Falls for Seniors
    (24-Feb-2014)
    Study found those over 70 who took medications were up to 40 percent more likely to be injured

  • Vegetarian Diet May Help Lower Blood Pressure, Research Suggests
    (24-Feb-2014)
    Japanese review of 39 studies shows a meatless menu might boost cardiovascular health, but the findings are preliminary

  • Kids' Checkups Should Include Cholesterol, Depression Tests, Doctors Say
    (24-Feb-2014)
    HIV screening also recommended under revised American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines

  • Many Patients Have Pain After Heart Surgery, Study Finds
    (24-Feb-2014)
    40 percent suffered pain three months later, and 10 percent did after two years

  • Vegetarian Diet May Help Lower Blood Pressure, Research Suggests
    (24-Feb-2014)
    Japanese review of 39 studies shows a meatless menu might boost cardiovascular health, but the findings are preliminary

  • Health Tip: Depression and Heart Disease
    (24-Feb-2014)
    Exercise will help brighten your day

  • Blood Thinners Now Recommended for People With Irregular Heartbeat
    (24-Feb-2014)
    Updated guideline from American Academy of Neurology aims to reduce stroke risk

  • Death of Partner Boosts Risk for Heart Attack, Stroke, Study Says
    (24-Feb-2014)
    The first month is crucial, but then the threat diminishes, researchers say

  • Blood Thinners Now Recommended for People With Irregular Heartbeat
    (24-Feb-2014)
    Updated guideline from American Academy of Neurology aims to reduce stroke risk

  • Vegetarian Diet May Help Lower Blood Pressure, Research Suggests
    (24-Feb-2014)
    Japanese review of 39 studies shows a meatless menu might boost cardiovascular health, but the findings are preliminary

  • Death of Partner Boosts Risk for Heart Attack, Stroke, Study Says
    (24-Feb-2014)
    The first month is crucial, but then the threat diminishes, researchers say

  • Could You Work the Device That Restarts Hearts?
    (21-Feb-2014)
    U.S. health officials recommend learning to use publicly placed defibrillators

  • Iron Deficiency May Raise Stroke Risk
    (20-Feb-2014)
    Study found lack of key mineral can make blood 'stickier' and more likely to clot

  • Iron Deficiency May Raise Stroke Risk
    (20-Feb-2014)
    Study found lack of key mineral can make blood 'stickier' and more likely to clot

  • Surgery Might Top Drugs as First Therapy for Irregular Heartbeat: Study
    (18-Feb-2014)
    But safety issues may still make medications better choice for many patients, experts say

  • Training Videos Seem to Boost Brain Activity: Study
    (18-Feb-2014)
    Stroke patients, others who must relearn motor skills might benefit from findings, researchers say

  • More Specialists Question Safety of Testosterone Therapy for Older Men
    (17-Feb-2014)
    Endocrine Society echoes recent FDA concerns about the popular supplements

  • More Specialists Question Safety of Testosterone Therapy for Older Men
    (17-Feb-2014)
    Endocrine Society echoes recent FDA concerns about the popular supplements

  • Stroke's Aftermath May Be Tougher on Women
    (17-Feb-2014)
    Immobility, pain and depression less likely for male survivors, research suggests

  • No Need to Screen All Adults for Clogged Neck Arteries, Experts Say
    (17-Feb-2014)
    Only people with history of stroke should get regular scans, U.S. panel concludes

  • Start Heart-Healthy Lessons in Childhood, Expert Says
    (16-Feb-2014)
    Limiting screen time, boosting exercise are essentials

  • Taking Care of Your Heart
    (15-Feb-2014)
    Cardiologist offers advice to lower your risk of heart disease

  • Taking Care of Your Heart
    (15-Feb-2014)
    Cardiologist offers advice to lower your risk of heart disease

  • Taking Care of Your Heart
    (15-Feb-2014)
    Cardiologist offers advice to lower your risk of heart disease

  • Taking Care of Your Heart
    (15-Feb-2014)
    Cardiologist offers advice to lower your risk of heart disease

  • Taking Care of Your Heart
    (15-Feb-2014)
    Cardiologist offers advice to lower your risk of heart disease

  • Taking Care of Your Heart
    (15-Feb-2014)
    Cardiologist offers advice to lower your risk of heart disease

  • Taking Care of Your Heart
    (15-Feb-2014)
    Cardiologist offers advice to lower your risk of heart disease

  • Taking Care of Your Heart
    (15-Feb-2014)
    Cardiologist offers advice to lower your risk of heart disease

  • Taking Care of Your Heart
    (15-Feb-2014)
    Cardiologist offers advice to lower your risk of heart disease

  • Supportive Mate a Good Match for Your Heart
    (14-Feb-2014)
    Small study of couples found helpfulness seems associated with lower levels of calcium build-up in arteries

  • Implanted Monitor May Help Spot Dangerous Heart Rhythm After Stroke
    (14-Feb-2014)
    In company-funded trial, device outperformed usual tests in detecting atrial fibrillation

  • Giving Magnesium to Stroke Victims Early Not Helpful: Study
    (14-Feb-2014)
    Made no difference in long-term outcomes, but other drugs being developed might, study says

  • Ovary Removal Might Raise Odds for Bone Loss, Heart Disease
    (14-Feb-2014)
    Doctors should assess overall risks in premenopausal women, study suggests

  • Supportive Mate a Good Match for Your Heart
    (14-Feb-2014)
    Small study of couples found helpfulness seems associated with lower levels of calcium build-up in arteries

  • Giving Magnesium to Stroke Victims Early Not Helpful: Study
    (14-Feb-2014)
    Made no difference in long-term outcomes, but other drugs being developed might, study says

  • Many Stroke Survivors Resume Driving Without Testing: Survey
    (14-Feb-2014)
    Less than 6 percent of those getting back behind the wheel got formal review of road readiness

  • Ovary Removal Might Raise Odds for Bone Loss, Heart Disease
    (14-Feb-2014)
    Doctors should assess overall risks in premenopausal women, study suggests

  • Implanted Monitor May Help Spot Dangerous Heart Rhythm After Stroke
    (14-Feb-2014)
    In company-funded trial, device outperformed usual tests in detecting atrial fibrillation

  • Can Vitamin C Ward Off Stroke?
    (14-Feb-2014)
    Researchers can't say for sure, but brain bleeds were more common among those with low levels of the vitamin

  • Health Tip: Being Active With Heart Failure
    (13-Feb-2014)
    Questions you should ask your doctor

  • Injected Gel Might Someday Help Treat Heart Failure
    (13-Feb-2014)
    Early study of pigs found protective effect after heart attack

  • Injected Gel Might Someday Help Treat Heart Failure
    (13-Feb-2014)
    Early study of pigs found protective effect after heart attack

  • Health Tip: Being Active With Heart Failure
    (13-Feb-2014)
    Questions you should ask your doctor

  • Moderate Exercise May Cut Women's Stroke Risk
    (13-Feb-2014)
    Study found brisk walking, tennis lowered chances of brain attack by 20 percent

  • Stroke Risk May Persist Longer Than Thought After Childbirth
    (13-Feb-2014)
    Although rates are very low, study finds increased risk continues for 12 weeks after delivery

  • Early Clot-Busting Treatment Helps Most Stroke Patients: Study
    (13-Feb-2014)
    Even the elderly and those who had more severe attacks showed less disability later

  • Moderate Exercise May Cut Women's Stroke Risk
    (13-Feb-2014)
    Study found brisk walking, tennis lowered chances of brain attack by 20 percent

  • Head, Neck Injury May Triple Younger People's Risk for Stroke
    (13-Feb-2014)
    Tears in vessels may be partially to blame, but the exact link is unclear, researchers say

  • Few Americans Get Recommended Emergency Stroke Care
    (13-Feb-2014)
    However, most live within an hour of hospital that can give proper treatment, study finds

  • Early Clot-Busting Treatment Helps Most Stroke Patients: Study
    (13-Feb-2014)
    Even the elderly and those who had more severe attacks showed less disability later

  • More Americans Getting High Blood Pressure Under Control: CDC
    (12-Feb-2014)
    Almost two-thirds of those enrolled in health plans have been properly treated, but more must be done

  • More Americans Getting High Blood Pressure Under Control: CDC
    (12-Feb-2014)
    Almost two-thirds of those enrolled in health plans have been properly treated, but more must be done

  • More Americans Getting High Blood Pressure Under Control: CDC
    (12-Feb-2014)
    Almost two-thirds of those enrolled in health plans have been properly treated, but more must be done

  • Stroke Can Cause Sleep Apnea in Some Patients
    (12-Feb-2014)
    Researchers find those with brain stem injury are more likely to develop the condition

  • Cocaine Use Spurs Steep, Short-Term Rise in Stroke Risk: Study
    (12-Feb-2014)
    Within 24 hours of use, risk increases almost sevenfold, researchers report

  • Stroke Can Cause Sleep Apnea in Some Patients
    (12-Feb-2014)
    Researchers find those with brain stem injury are more likely to develop the condition

  • Could the Weather Affect Your Stroke Risk?
    (12-Feb-2014)
    Study suggests stroke hospitalizations and death rates tied to changes in temperature and humidity

  • Cocaine Use Spurs Steep, Short-Term Rise in Stroke Risk: Study
    (12-Feb-2014)
    Within 24 hours of use, risk increases almost sevenfold, researchers report

  • Infections Like Colds, Chickenpox Tied to Some Stroke Risk in Kids
    (12-Feb-2014)
    The brain attacks are rare in children, experts note, and study found vaccines may offer some protection

  • Infection-Triggered Strokes Deadlier for Blacks, Study Finds
    (12-Feb-2014)
    Further investigation needed to understand this racial disparity, researchers say

  • More Americans Getting High Blood Pressure Under Control: CDC
    (12-Feb-2014)
    Almost two-thirds of those enrolled in health plans have been properly treated, but more must be done

  • Early Treatment for Depression May Be Good for the Heart
    (11-Feb-2014)
    Study found those getting medication/therapy were half as likely to develop cardiovascular trouble

  • Survey Finds Most Americans Misinformed About Heart Disease
    (11-Feb-2014)
    Many are not taking steps to change their lifestyle and protect their heart

  • Early Treatment for Depression May Be Good for the Heart
    (11-Feb-2014)
    Study found those getting medication/therapy were half as likely to develop cardiovascular trouble

  • Survey Finds Most Americans Misinformed About Heart Disease
    (11-Feb-2014)
    Many are not taking steps to change their lifestyle and protect their heart

  • FDA Panel Sees No Heart-Safety Advantage With Naproxen
    (11-Feb-2014)
    Some studies had suggested naproxen (Aleve) might pose less of a threat than other painkillers

  • FDA to Investigate Diabetes Drug Saxagliptin for Possible Heart Failure Risk
    (11-Feb-2014)
    Marketed as Onglyza and Kombiglyze XR, drug appears to have no effect on heart attack or stroke risk

  • Survey Finds Most Americans Misinformed About Heart Disease
    (11-Feb-2014)
    Many are not taking steps to change their lifestyle and protect their heart

  • Survey Finds Most Americans Misinformed About Heart Disease
    (11-Feb-2014)
    Many are not taking steps to change their lifestyle and protect their heart

  • Early Treatment for Depression May Be Good for the Heart
    (11-Feb-2014)
    Study found those getting medication/therapy were half as likely to develop cardiovascular trouble

  • Survey Finds Most Americans Misinformed About Heart Disease
    (11-Feb-2014)
    Many are not taking steps to change their lifestyle and protect their heart

  • Early Treatment for Depression May Be Good for the Heart
    (11-Feb-2014)
    Study found those getting medication/therapy were half as likely to develop cardiovascular trouble

  • Early Treatment for Depression May Be Good for the Heart
    (11-Feb-2014)
    Study found those getting medication/therapy were half as likely to develop cardiovascular trouble

  • Survey Finds Most Americans Misinformed About Heart Disease
    (11-Feb-2014)
    Many are not taking steps to change their lifestyle and protect their heart

  • Early Treatment for Depression May Be Good for the Heart
    (11-Feb-2014)
    Study found those getting medication/therapy were half as likely to develop cardiovascular trouble

  • FDA Panel Sees No Heart-Safety Advantage With Naproxen
    (11-Feb-2014)
    Some studies had suggested naproxen (Aleve) might pose less of a threat than other painkillers

  • FDA to Investigate Diabetes Drug Saxagliptin for Possible Heart Failure Risk
    (11-Feb-2014)
    Marketed as Onglyza and Kombiglyze XR, drug appears to have no effect on heart attack or stroke risk

  • Fewer Heart Patients Now Dying From Heart Disease, Study Shows
    (10-Feb-2014)
    Better surgical techniques, greater use of heart meds behind trend, researchers report

  • Fewer Heart Patients Now Dying From Heart Disease, Study Shows
    (10-Feb-2014)
    Better surgical techniques, greater use of heart meds behind trend, researchers report

  • Low-Dose Statins Good Option for Some Heart Patients: Study
    (10-Feb-2014)
    When combined with other cholesterol-lowering treatments, they could be as good as high-dose statins alone

  • Fewer Heart Patients Now Dying From Heart Disease, Study Shows
    (10-Feb-2014)
    Better surgical techniques, greater use of heart meds behind trend, researchers report

  • FDA Advisers Revisit Heart Risks Posed by Painkillers
    (10-Feb-2014)
    Studies suggest naproxen (Aleve) may pose less of a threat

  • Low-Dose Statins Good Option for Some Heart Patients: Study
    (10-Feb-2014)
    When combined with other cholesterol-lowering treatments, they could be as good as high-dose statins alone

  • FDA Advisers Revisit Heart Risks Posed by Painkillers
    (10-Feb-2014)
    Studies suggest naproxen (Aleve) may pose less of a threat

  • Many New Mothers Skip Important 6-Week Checkup, Study Finds
    (07-Feb-2014)
    At these appointments, obstetrician reviews pregnancy, makes transition to primary care

  • 'House' TV Series Leads to Real-Life Diagnosis
    (07-Feb-2014)
    Doctors realized patient's mysterious symptoms resembled those of a character on the medical drama

  • New Guidelines Aim to Lower Stroke Risk in Women
    (06-Feb-2014)
    Pregnancy, childbirth, female hormones can all influence lifelong risk, experts say

  • New Guidelines Aim to Lower Stroke Risk in Women
    (06-Feb-2014)
    Pregnancy, childbirth, female hormones can all influence lifelong risk, experts say

  • New Guidelines Aim to Lower Stroke Risk in Women
    (06-Feb-2014)
    Pregnancy, childbirth, female hormones can all influence lifelong risk, experts say

  • Health Tip: Understand Your Risk of Heart Disease
    (06-Feb-2014)
    Factors that increase your risk

  • Health Tip: Protect Yourself While Clearing Snow
    (06-Feb-2014)
    Make sure your doctor approves

  • Kidney Injury During Surgery Tied to Risk of Heart Problems
    (06-Feb-2014)
    Study from Taiwan followed thousands of post-op patients

  • New Guidelines Aim to Lower Stroke Risk in Women
    (06-Feb-2014)
    Pregnancy, childbirth, female hormones can all influence lifelong risk, experts say

  • New Guidelines Aim to Lower Stroke Risk in Women
    (06-Feb-2014)
    Pregnancy, childbirth, female hormones can all influence lifelong risk, experts say

  • Low Vitamin D Could Up Risk for Birth Complication: Study
    (04-Feb-2014)
    Preeclampsia occurs when blood pressure suddenly rises, experts explain

  • Another Win for the Mediterranean-Style Diet
    (04-Feb-2014)
    Firefighters who followed it most closely saw less weight gain, lower risk of heart trouble

  • High Blood Pressure in Young Adults Could Mean Heart Trouble in Middle Age
    (04-Feb-2014)
    25-year study tied even slight rise in early adulthood to future risk of clogged arteries

  • Another Win for the Mediterranean-Style Diet
    (04-Feb-2014)
    Firefighters who followed it most closely saw less weight gain, lower risk of heart trouble

  • High Blood Pressure in Young Adults Could Mean Heart Trouble in Middle Age
    (04-Feb-2014)
    25-year study tied even slight rise in early adulthood to future risk of clogged arteries

  • Another Win for the Mediterranean-Style Diet
    (04-Feb-2014)
    Firefighters who followed it most closely saw less weight gain, lower risk of heart trouble

  • Controlling Blood Pressure, Cholesterol May Not Boost Brain Health for Diabetics
    (04-Feb-2014)
    Study found no effect, but longer-term trials may be needed to see a benefit, experts add

  • Another Win for the Medi