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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
Dec 3, 2013
Mild Heart Disease May Pose Equal Risks for Men and Women
Study calculated chances of heart attack and cardiac death
Nov 19, 2013
Heart Valve Replacement May Be Getting Safer for Seniors
Study of aortic valve procedure finds death rates, hospital readmissions have dropped
Nov 18, 2013
Statins Not Linked to Memory Loss, Dementia, Review Suggests
Despite FDA warning, researchers found no evidence these drugs cause declines in thinking ability
Nov 18, 2013
Program Helps Heart Patients Stick With Meds After Leaving Hospital
Study found more took their pills as directed if they got personal attention from a pharmacist, reminders
Nov 7, 2013
Metformin Won't Help Heart Patients Without Diabetes: Study
But it might have a future as a weight-loss drug, results suggest
Oct 28, 2013
Radiation for Breast Cancer May Raise Heart Risks: Study
But experts say risk of cancer recurrence outweighs small chance of heart disease years later
Oct 24, 2013
Stenting of Neck Arteries Tied to Higher Stroke Risk in Seniors
Evidence review comparing stent placement to procedure called endarterectomy found mixed results
Oct 16, 2013
Link Seen Between Hardening of Arteries, Alzheimer's Plaques
Study of patients in their 80s looked at plaque deposits in their brains
Oct 15, 2013
Bypass May Beat Angioplasty for Diabetics With Heart Disease
Study found higher quality of life after bypass than with less-invasive angioplasty
Oct 14, 2013
High Smog Levels Tied to Serious Heart Problems
European study author calls for lower air-pollution threshold
Sep 12, 2013
Even Younger Women With Diabetes May Face Higher Odds for Heart Disease
Finding was independent of women's other risk factors in early study
Sep 3, 2013
Clearing More Arteries Works in Angioplasty Trial
U.K. heart study halted early after multiple artery clearings showed strong results
Aug 27, 2013
High Cholesterol May Be Particularly Bad for Middle-Aged Men
They're far more prone to heart attacks than women, study found
Aug 7, 2013
Former President Bush Home After Heart Surgery
Stent procedure was successful after artery blockage found during his annual physical
Aug 6, 2013
Former President George W. Bush Gets Heart Stent
Procedure successful after artery blockage found during his annual physical
Jul 24, 2013
Drug for Pulmonary Hypertension Shows 'Modest' Benefit in Studies
Patients on experimental drug Riociguat were able to walk up to 150 feet farther than others
Jul 23, 2013
Kidney Stones Tied to Raised Heart Disease Risk in Women
Same link not seen in men, researchers report, although they're not sure why
Jul 17, 2013HDTV Article
Long-term Consequences of Obesity
The longer you battle obesity, the higher your risk of heart disease, study finds.
Jul 10, 2013
Abdominal Fat Linked to Raised Heart, Cancer Risks
Chances of disease were higher than when fat was in other parts of the body, researchers report
Jul 9, 2013
Heart Dangers of Low Vitamin D Levels May Vary
Study found whites, Asians more affected than blacks, Hispanics
Jul 2, 2013
Quitting Smoking Can Lead to Weight Gain for Women, Study Confirms
But heart and lung benefits outweigh the risk, expert says
Jul 1, 2013
Heart Surgery Riskier for Blacks With Peripheral Artery Disease, Study Finds
Closer monitoring needed following bypass operation, researchers say
Jun 28, 2013
PTSD May Raise Heart Risks for Vietnam Vets
Study found those who suffered disorder were more likely to run into heart trouble, even after accounting for lifestyle factors
Jun 20, 2013
James Gandolfini's Death From Heart Trouble at 51 a Sign of the Times
Doctors say more middle-aged Americans suffer cardiac problems, and they're often due to unhealthy lifestyles
Jun 18, 2013
Scans Uncover Dangerous Hardening of Abdominal Aorta
MRI study found higher risk of future stroke, heart attack
Jun 10, 2013
More Doctors Starting to Favor 'Wrist Route' to Heart: Study
Using groin pathway for artery-opening procedures is more dangerous, researchers say
Jun 10, 2013
Study: Low Blood Pressure May Weaken Brains of Some Heart Patients
Pressure that's too low -- or too high -- might damage brain cells, new research suggests
Jun 7, 2013
FDA Panel Votes to Change Tight Restrictions on Diabetes Drug Avandia
Controversial decision comes after a second look at major data review focused on heart risks
Jun 5, 2013
Irregular Heartbeat May Speed Memory Loss in Seniors
Study found that people with atrial fibrillation showed mental declines at earlier age than those without heart condition
May 13, 2013
Healthy Lifestyle May Offset Job Stress, Study Finds
Risk for heart disease rises when workers drink, smoke or overeat
May 10, 2013
Estrogen Levels Tied to Risk for Sudden Cardiac Death in Study
Tests reveal higher concentration of the sex hormone in women and men
May 8, 2013
Fish Oil Supplements Don't Protect Against Heart Trouble: Study
They don't reduce the risk of heart attack, heart failure or death, researchers report
May 1, 2013
Antidepressants May Hasten Bypass Recovery, Study Finds
Mental health, pain improve sooner, researchers say
Apr 23, 2013
Even in Young Adults, Binge Drinking May Harm Circulation
Study of college students found changes that could lead to future heart troubles
Apr 11, 2013
Unemployment's Toll Can Be Heartbreaking
Resulting stress, anxiety, bad habits may lead to cardiovascular trouble
Apr 4, 2013
Balding Men Could Face Higher Heart Risks, Study Finds
But not those with a receding hairline, say Japanese investigators who analyzed previous research
Mar 19, 2013
Mar 18, 2013
What's Good for the Heart May Also Prevent Cancer
Healthy lifestyles do double duty against 2 major disease groups, study finds
Mar 11, 2013
Angioplasty Safe in Hospitals Without On-Site Heart Surgery Services
Outcomes for non-emergency coronary procedure were similar among hospitals in Massachusetts study
Mar 8, 2013
Health Tip: Do I Need a Cardiac Stress Test?
Reasons why it may be performed
Mar 7, 2013
Secondhand Smoke Linked to Early Heart Disease, Study Finds
The greater the exposure, the higher the odds of calcium build up in coronary arteries, researchers say
Mar 7, 2013
Tooth Loss Associated With Higher Risk for Heart Disease
Reason for link between teeth, gums and heart health is still unclear, researcher says
Mar 1, 2013
Volunteering May Boost Teen Heart Health
Study found those who did charity work had lower body fat, cholesterol levels than those who didn't
Feb 19, 2013
Racial Gap Persists in Women's Heart Health Knowledge: Survey
While awareness has increased for everyone, minorities still lag behind, researchers say
Feb 13, 2013
Calcium Supplements May Raise Odds of Heart Death in Women
Study also found combined risk from dietary calcium, pills
Feb 5, 2013
Drug May Make Walking Easier for People With Artery Disease
The improvements were relatively small but significant, researchers say
Jan 31, 2013
Belly Fat May Raise Odds of Early Death for Thin Heart Patients
Larger waist size dangerous even when weight is normal, study says
Jan 29, 2013
Erectile Dysfunction May Signal Hidden Heart Disease
Large study found even mild impotence was tied to greater odds of future hospitalization, death
Jan 2, 2013
Recent Ex-Smokers May Fare Worse After Heart Bypass: Study
Research shows higher rate of failure for grafted vessels in these patients
Dec 26, 2012
Today's U.S. Soldiers Fitter Than Decades Ago: Report
However, study found those serving in Afghanistan, Iraq still had beginnings of heart disease
Dec 13, 2012
Yo-Yo Dieting Can Hurt the Heart, Study Finds
Older women who lose weight and then regain it may raise their risk of cardiovascular trouble