Heart Attack Management and Prevention News

Date Posted
Article Title
2/19/2004
New Molecular Marker for Heart Disease Found

Protein linked to inflammation points to cardiovascular trouble

2/19/2004
Discovering How a Cholesterol Drug Works

Company researchers uncover the mystery after the fact

2/18/2004
Heart Tests Not for Everyone

Panel says low-risk people without symptoms don't need them

2/16/2004
Your Heart's Health Is in Your Hands

Wise lifestyle choices can stop cardiovascular disease before it starts

2/14/2004
How Old is Too Old for Bypass Surgery?

The operation can be a boon for some elderly heart patients

2/13/2004
Some Hospital Stays Too Long

European hospitals hold heart attack patients longer than necessary

2/11/2004
New Heart Risk Marker Found

Blood test for protein helps treatment, predicts problems

2/9/2004
Depression Linked to Heart Disease in Older Women

It raises risk of cardiovascular problems by 50 percent

2/4/2004
New Guidelines Show Women How to Avoid Heart Disease

Diet, exercise, screenings are key to thwarting this killer

2/4/2004
Scientists Create Mice That Produce Heart-Healthy Compounds

Finding could lead to farm animals that yield the omega-3 fatty acids

2/3/2004
Vitamin Therapy Won't Stop Second Stroke

Lowering levels of amino acid in blood doesn't change outcome

2/3/2004
Heart Disease Marker Now Tied to Colon Cancer

C-reactive protein links tumors, simmering irritation

1/16/2004
Exercise Helps Heart Failure Patients

Following a supervised program improves their chances of survival

1/14/2004
New Ways to Catch Heart Defect

Studies outline better methods to detect and treat dangerous condition

1/4/2004
Stopping Heart Disease in Its Tracks

Eat right and exercise regularly, doctors advise

12/31/2003
Heart Disease Remains Top Killer in U.S.

Group also marks milestones for 2003

12/31/2003
Not a Lean Year for Health News

Nation's obesity epidemic raged on while SARS scared the world in 2003

12/22/2003
Drug-Coated Stents Safe, Effective in Real World

Study finds they work in a broader patient group

12/18/2003
'Economy-Class Syndrome' Not a Myth: Study

Finds 1% risk of deadly clots even in business travelers

12/17/2003
Studies: Inflammation a Bad Actor for Heart

Find severe, early artery blockage in lupus patients

12/12/2003
New Risk for Heart Disease Found

Overweight people with smaller-sized apolipoprotein more likely to have heart disease

12/10/2003
New Clue to Sudden Coronary Death

Tiny hemorrhage can cause plaque rupture

12/4/2003
Company Defends New Drug-Coated Stent's Safety Record

Clotting risk no greater than with bare metal stents

12/3/2003
Discovery of 'Heart Attack Gene' Offers Treatment Options

But they still include some standbys like diet and a healthy weight

12/2/2003
When the Hearts of Young Athletes Fail

Study assesses risk of sudden cardiac death in competitive athletes

11/28/2003
Heart Attacks: Cold Plays A Role

Take care as the days grower shorter, brisker

11/25/2003
Finding Best Treatment for Heart Failure

International study tries to find which therapies will work best

11/24/2003
The Future of Heart Health

Stem cell transplantation, accessible defibrillators among innovative research

11/24/2003
Nitric Oxide a Player in Heart Health

Study shows link between it and robust arteries

11/21/2003
Holiday Cooking That's Good for Your Heart

Cookbook features recipes that are festive without being fattening

11/20/2003
Researchers Probe Possible New Therapy for Hypertension

It would boost, not slow, activity of calcium channels

11/19/2003
Bury the Butts for Great American Smokeout

Smokers urged to stay away from cigarettes on Nov. 20

11/12/2003
New Drug Cuts Risk of Second Stroke, Heart Attack

Study finds anti-clotting medicine should be used for year after first attack

11/12/2003
Healing Your Own Heart Valves

Those engineered from a patient's tissue can repair damage

11/11/2003
Defibrillators Save Lives in Health Clubs

The devices protect against sudden cardiac arrest

11/11/2003
Simple Ways to Spot Heart Disease in Women

They could detect and help prevent heart disease in women

11/11/2003
Walk Away From Heart Disease

Brisk but comfortable pace helps your cardiovascular health

11/11/2003
Impotence Linked to Heart Attack Risk

It increases the chances of heart trouble threefold

11/11/2003
A Boost for the Heart

Electrical device helps heart failure patients

11/10/2003
Stents Do the Trick for Heart Patients

They're a cost-effective way to open arteries, study finds

11/10/2003
Aspirin Alone Not Always Enough to Clobber Clots

Therapy may not be strong enough to prevent blood problem in some heart patients

11/10/2003
Kids on Fast Track to Heart Disease

One in eight schoolchildren has at least three risk factors

11/9/2003
Many Heart Failure Patients Don't Get What They Need

Appropriate therapies, counseling vary from hospital to hospital

11/6/2003
Ozone in Arteries Could be Danger Signal

Might serve as early warning of heart attack, study finds

11/6/2003
Heart Disease Markers Have Wider Value

Predicted heart attacks even in those who didn't have heart surgery

11/5/2003
Top Number in Blood Pressure Tells All

Study finds it's a better predictor of heart disease

11/4/2003
Heart Disease Starts in Childhood

Risk factors found in kids can predict problems in adulthood

11/3/2003
Unique Symptoms May Signal Heart Trouble in Women

They include fatigue, shortness of breath, trouble sleeping

10/30/2003
FDA Issues Warning on New Heart Stent

Device linked to 60 deaths, but agency says it's safe to use

10/29/2003
Halting Aspirin Therapy May Harm Heart Patients

Study finds high risk of serious cardiac problems