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Mar 23, 2015
Secondhand Smoke May Put Kids at Risk for Heart Disease as Adults
Children of smokers nearly twice as likely to have plaque buildup in carotid arteries years later, study says
Mar 20, 2015
For Mexican-Americans, Heart Risks Can Rise Even If Not Obese
High blood pressure, poor blood sugar levels common even in those of normal weight, research shows
Mar 20, 2015
Blood Fats Hold Vitamin E Captive, Study Shows
Less than one-third of antioxidant makes it to where it's needed
Mar 17, 2015
Kids' Bad Diets May Mean Worse Health as Adults
Cholesterol levels, weight results troubling for many children, study finds
Mar 16, 2015
Smokers Fare Worse After Heart Procedures, Study Finds
They had much higher risk of heart attack, stroke or death than nonsmokers or those who quit
Mar 16, 2015
Some Older Heart Patients Might Benefit From Aggressive Treatments
Those who suffered milder type of heart attack or unstable chest pain did worse if only given medication
Mar 16, 2015
CT Scans Might Spot Heart Risks More Clearly in Patients With Chest Pain
Study found they changed treatments, lowered chances of later heart attack more than standard care
Mar 13, 2015
Salt May Be Bad for More Than Your Blood Pressure
Study found damage to organs and tissues, even with no sign of hypertension
Mar 5, 2015
Veggie-Rich Diets May Mean Lower Heart Risks
Study found people who ate more plant foods than animal products less likely to die from heart disease
Mar 5, 2015
Stress May Undermine Heart Benefits of Exercise
Study found teens who lacked coping skills faced raised heart risks that physical fitness did not counter
Mar 4, 2015
Another Study Finds Mediterranean Diet May Cut Heart Risks
People who followed it closely were 47 percent less likely to develop disease
Feb 27, 2015
Global Blood Pressure Program Could Save Millions of Lives, Experts Say
Improving access to care, treatment is key, especially in lower-income countries
Feb 23, 2015
Study Ties Saunas to Lower Risk of Death From Heart Disease
More frequent use, longer times per session decreased odds even more, but cause-and-effect link not proven
Feb 17, 2015
Newer Blood Thinner Beats Heparin for Certain Heart Attacks
Swedish study finds fondaparinux is effective, and reduces bleeding risk
Feb 17, 2015
'Calculators' Doctors Use May Overestimate Heart Risks, Study Says
Such assessments should only be starting points for predicting risk, researcher explains
Feb 10, 2015
U.S. Advisers Rethink Cholesterol Risk From Foods: Report
Trans fats are a bigger threat to heart health, doctors and dietitians say
Feb 10, 2015
Low Vitamin D Levels in Childhood May Raise Heart Risks: Study
Chances of artery hardening were higher in those who did not get enough of the vitamin when young
Feb 10, 2015
Preterm Delivery Linked to Heart Disease, Stroke Risk in Mothers
But study didn't prove cause-and-effect relationship
Feb 4, 2015
Implanted Device May Improve Hard-to-Treat Chest Pain
Small trial shows Reducer brings relief to those with refractory angina
Jan 30, 2015
Some With Kidney Stones Might Have Calcium Buildup in Blood Vessels: Study
These patients might need closer monitoring for further signs of pending heart trouble, researcher says
Jan 27, 2015
Watch Upper Number on Blood Pressure for Younger Adults: Study
Systolic pressure of 140 mm Hg or more raises risk for heart disease in later life, researchers say
Jan 27, 2015
Blood Transfusions During Heart Surgery May Up Pneumonia Risk
But study found overall rate was under 4 percent
Jan 23, 2015
Eczema Linked to Other Health Problems
Study finds higher risk of heart disease, stroke in people with the skin condition
Jan 22, 2015
Realistic Targets May Boost Exercise Rates, Experts Say
For those who are inactive, any activity may be better than none
Dec 23, 2014
When Heart Docs Are Away, Their High-Risk Patients May Fare Better
Intensive procedures ordered less often, survival rates higher during cardiology conferences, study found
Dec 23, 2014
Number of Americans Taking Statins Keeps Rising: CDC
Even more should be taking them to cut risk of heart attack and stroke, cardiologist says
Dec 15, 2014
Timing of First Period Tied to Women's Later Heart Risk: Study
Getting it earlier or later raised chances of trouble, experts think childhood obesity might be at play
Dec 11, 2014
Poor Sperm Quality May Signal Health Issues, Study Finds
Medical conditions or treatments may affect fertility, researchers say
Dec 5, 2014
Obesity-Related Ills May Shave Up to 8 Years Off Your Life: Study
Excess weight also shortens the time you live free of chronic diseases that lower quality of life, researchers say
Nov 20, 2014
Kids Born to Overweight Moms May Face Higher Heart Risks as Adults
But researchers add that eating behaviors mothers pass on might play greater role than genetics
Nov 20, 2014
A Bad Marriage Burdens an Aging Heart
Older women in unhappy relationships seem especially vulnerable, researchers say
Nov 19, 2014
Home Exercise Boosts Heart Patients' Frame of Mind
But in-hospital workouts didn't produce same results, study found
Nov 19, 2014
Coordination of Heart Attack Care Trims Time to Treatment: Study
Survival rates were boosted even when just minutes were saved getting blocked arteries opened
Nov 18, 2014
Early Heart Disease May Lead to Impotence, Study Says
Researchers find higher levels of artery plaque can affect a man's sexual health
Nov 17, 2014
Cholesterol Drug Vytorin Linked to Reduced Heart Attack Risk
Study found this combination drug dropped 'bad' LDL levels
Nov 17, 2014
Feeling 'Worn Out'? Your Heart May Pay the Price
Unmanaged stress and fatigue take a toll on your cardiovascular health, researchers report
Nov 17, 2014
Emotional Stress Affects Women's Hearts
Mental stress test shows blood flow reduction among younger women compared to men and seniors, researchers report
Nov 17, 2014
Could Flu Raise Risk of Fatal Artery Tear?
Preliminary research suggests a connection between the two
Nov 17, 2014
Secondhand Pot Smoke Can Give Your Heart an Unwelcome Buzz
Rat study suggests short exposure to marijuana reduces blood vessel function, similar to secondhand tobacco smoke
Nov 17, 2014
Deaths From Heart Disease Down, Up for Blood Pressure, Irregular Heartbeat
Obesity and aging population may be contributing factors, researcher says
Nov 12, 2014
Researchers Find Gene Mutation That May Protect Against Heart Disease
Rare genetic variation appears to cut the risk of heart attack in half, study reports
Nov 10, 2014
Deaths From Heart Disease Drop Quickly After Stent Procedure: Study
But experts say treatment should also focus on possible noncardiac causes of death
Nov 4, 2014
Early Signs of Plaque in Arteries Signal Future Heart Trouble: Study
Finding suggests even if blood vessels aren't blocked, heart attack risk still increases significantly
Nov 4, 2014
Are Your Heart Symptoms All in Your Head?
For 1 in 5 patients with chest pain, there's no evident physical cause, study says
Oct 29, 2014
Women Often Ignore Signs of Heart Trouble
Study finds they're more likely than men to delay seeking medical help
Oct 13, 2014
Sudden Cardiac Death a Risk for Women Living Near Major Roads: Study
May be as big a factor as smoking, obesity and poor eating habits, research suggests
Oct 13, 2014
Stress Affects Women, Men With Heart Disease Differently, Study Shows
Finding suggests doctors need to treat patients based on gender risks, researcher says
Oct 8, 2014
Obese Kids May Show Early Signs of Heart Trouble
Study found they have higher blood pressure, higher levels of 'bad' cholesterol than normal-weight kids
Sep 29, 2014
Too Many Heart Scans May Pose Radiation Risks, Cardiologists Say
American Heart Association urges doctors to make sure patient understands dangers, test is appropriate
Sep 12, 2014
Diabetics Face Much Greater Risk of Heart Damage, Study Says
Ultra-sensitive test detects trouble even with normal cholesterol, researchers find
Sep 9, 2014
Statins May Help Kids With Genetic Cholesterol Disorder
Researchers found the earlier they were given, the less arteries hardened in adulthood
Jul 31, 2014
No TV or Obesity, But Ancient People Still Had Heart Disease
Mummy study shows that, just like today, inflammation spurred blood vessel blockages
Jul 17, 2014
Childhood Sex Abuse May Be Linked to Heart Disease Risk in Women
Researchers found more signs of thickening in neck arteries of these women during mid-life
Jul 16, 2014
Is Obesity an Advantage After Heart Procedures?
Experts urge caution in interpreting study results
Jul 11, 2014
Poor More Prone to Leg Circulation Trouble
Focus is needed on treatment and education about condition that limits leg circulation, researchers say
Jul 11, 2014
A Little Alcohol May Not Be Good for Your Heart After All
New gene-focused review suggests that cutting down on drinking is always heart-healthy
Jul 3, 2014
Change Bad Habits Early, Save Your Heart Later
Young adults who adopt healthier lifestyle can cut their heart disease risk, researchers say
Jun 18, 2014
Depression Doubles Odds of Heart Attack for Younger Women: Study
And compared with older women and men, they are more likely to become depressed, researchers say
Jun 4, 2014
Heart Patients Without Artery Plaque Buildup Still Face Risks: Study
They still have an increased likelihood of heart attack, death, researchers found
Jun 3, 2014
Take Heart: Mediterranean Diet Combats Type 2 Diabetes, Study Says
It's especially beneficial to those at risk of heart disease, researcher contends
Jun 3, 2014
1 in 10 Heart Attack Patients May Have Undiagnosed Diabetes
Recognizing and treating the disease early may prevent cardiovascular complications, study author says
Jun 2, 2014
More Hispanics Took Heart Meds After Medicare Part D Launch
But only small increase was seen among black patients during same period, study found
May 29, 2014
Diabetics Fare Worse After Heart Surgery, Study Finds
Poorer results, higher costs seen in heart bypass patients with blood sugar disease
May 23, 2014
Diabetes May Be Bigger Threat to the Female Heart: Study
Women with diabetes face 40 to 50 percent greater risk of heart disease than men with diabetes, researchers say
May 21, 2014
Walking at Home Can Help Boost Poor Circulation in Legs, Study Shows
Easier than going to supervised exercise program for those with narrowed arteries, researchers say
May 9, 2014
Exercise Crucial for Women's Heart Health After 30, Study Finds
Australian researchers, using long-term data, find physical inactivity the most likely predictor of heart disease in women
May 9, 2014
FDA Approves New Type of Anti-Clotting Drug
Zontivity, which belongs to a novel class of drugs, reduced heart, stroke, cardiovascular death in patients
Apr 30, 2014
Is Healthy Obesity a Myth?
Study found even with normal blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar levels, the obese had more artery plaque
Apr 29, 2014
Ironclad Findings About Red Meat's Harms?
Analysis of 21 studies may bolster case against a diet of steak
Apr 25, 2014
Statin Users Eating More Bad Food Than a Decade Ago, Study Shows
Doctors need to re-emphasize importance of healthy diet to patients, researcher says
Apr 23, 2014
A Little Wine Might Help Kidneys Stay Healthy
Less than a glass a day may also help the heart in those who already have kidney disease, researchers found
Apr 3, 2014
Heart Disease Haunted Mummies, Too
Thought to be a modern malady, it was as prevalent in ancient times as it is today, study suggests
Apr 3, 2014
Exercise, Diet May Help 'Pre-Diabetics' Dodge Heart Disease Death
Study followed Chinese people with high blood sugar for more than two decades
Mar 31, 2014
Stem Cells May Rejuvenate Failing Hearts, Study Suggests
Researchers found injecting them into damaged tissue improved organ's ability to pump blood
Mar 31, 2014
New Drug Lowers Cholesterol Beyond What Statins Can Do, Study Finds
Whether it also prevents heart attacks and strokes isn't known yet, experts say
Mar 31, 2014
Can Diet Soft Drinks Contribute to Heart Trouble in Women?
Those who consumed the most had highest risk, but the study results are preliminary
Mar 28, 2014
Marriage Does Help the Heart, Study Finds
Researchers compared cardiovascular disease rates in more than 3 million Americans
Mar 27, 2014
Vitamin D Deficiency May Be Linked to Heart Disease
Low levels raise odds for clogged arteries, preliminary results suggest
Mar 27, 2014
Cholesterol Levels Spike During Winter Months, Study Finds
Tendency to eat more, exercise less when it's cold and snowy outside may explain trend
Mar 27, 2014
Smoke-Free Policies May Protect the Heart
Study found hospitalizations for heart disease, stroke dipped after Michigan passed workplace smoking ban
Mar 27, 2014
Tragedies Do Cause Broken Hearts, Study Suggests
Cases of Takotsubo cardiomyopathy -- or 'broken heart syndrome' -- jumped in Vermont, Missouri following natural disasters
Mar 6, 2014
Lack of Sleep Compounds Health Problems for Obese Teens: Study
Researchers report it was independently associated with higher risk of heart disease, diabetes
Feb 25, 2014
Healthy Adults Shouldn't Take Vitamin E, Beta Carotene: Expert Panel
Jury still out on whether multivitamins prevent cancer or heart disease, task force says
Feb 15, 2014
Taking Care of Your Heart
Cardiologist offers advice to lower your risk of heart disease
Feb 14, 2014
Supportive Mate a Good Match for Your Heart
Small study of couples found helpfulness seems associated with lower levels of calcium build-up in arteries
Feb 13, 2014
Health Tip: Being Active With Heart Failure
Questions you should ask your doctor
Feb 11, 2014
Survey Finds Most Americans Misinformed About Heart Disease
Many are not taking steps to change their lifestyle and protect their heart
Feb 11, 2014
Early Treatment for Depression May Be Good for the Heart
Study found those getting medication/therapy were half as likely to develop cardiovascular trouble
Feb 10, 2014
Low-Dose Statins Good Option for Some Heart Patients: Study
When combined with other cholesterol-lowering treatments, they could be as good as high-dose statins alone
Feb 10, 2014
Fewer Heart Patients Now Dying From Heart Disease, Study Shows
Better surgical techniques, greater use of heart meds behind trend, researchers report
Feb 6, 2014
New Guidelines Aim to Lower Stroke Risk in Women
Pregnancy, childbirth, female hormones can all influence lifelong risk, experts say
Feb 4, 2014
Another Win for the Mediterranean-Style Diet
Firefighters who followed it most closely saw less weight gain, lower risk of heart trouble
Feb 4, 2014
High Blood Pressure in Young Adults Could Mean Heart Trouble in Middle Age
25-year study tied even slight rise in early adulthood to future risk of clogged arteries
Jan 31, 2014
CDC to Launch Latest Graphic Anti-Smoking Campaign
It will include now-deceased North Carolina woman whose appearance in first initiative stunned many viewers
Jan 21, 2014
Sleep During the Day May Throw Genes Into Disarray
Study might explain why health problems are more common among night workers
Jan 20, 2014
Sunlight Might Be Good for Your Blood Pressure: Study
Researchers figure out why, suggest not getting enough might raise risk for heart disease
Jan 6, 2014
Many Hispanic Women Unaware of Heart Disease Risk Factors
Prevention strategies should target minority females, researchers say
Dec 20, 2013
Fiber-Rich Foods May Cut Your Risk of Heart Disease
International study looked at fiber from wide range of sources
Dec 18, 2013
Dementia Risk Might Rise for Older Women With Heart Disease
Study found 29 percent higher odds of mental decline compared to women with healthy hearts
Dec 18, 2013
'Stress Gene' Might Raise Odds for Heart Attack, Death, Study Shows
Duke study finds genetic variation impacts those with heart disease