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Diet Pill Meridia Ups Heart Attack Risk: Study

While researchers saw no rise in deaths, some experts wonder if this drug has a future

'DASH Diet' Shown to Lower Heart Attack Risk Almost 20%

Eating more fruits and vegetables, fewer fats can cut your 10-year risk of heart disease, study says

Clues to Heart Attack, Stroke Risk From Fat-Filled Artery

Prior history of blood flow problems, diabetes, narrowed arteries raises odds, study finds

Low-Dose Omega-3 Fatty Acids Don't Protect Heart Patients

Dutch study finds consuming small amounts in margarine daily didn't prevent cardiac trouble

Quality of Care After Joint Surgery May Affect Heart Health

Certain steps seem to cut risk of angina, cardiac events, researchers found

In Some Patients, Hypertension Meds Raise Blood Pressure

Finding true for "significant" percentage of people, researchers say

Study Suggests Statins Could Help Some With Normal Cholesterol

These people have elevated levels of high sensitivity C-reactive protein, researchers say

Heart Risks the Same With 2 Diabetes Drugs: Study

Finding conflicts with previous research that found Avandia riskier than Actos

Adding Fish Oil to Low-Fat/High-Carb Diet May Improve Cholesterol

Strategy helped those with cluster of unhealthy heart risk factors, study found

Binge Drinking, Hypertension a Deadly Combo

They greatly increased risk of dying from stroke, heart attack, South Korean researchers found

Inhaling Ultra-Fine Particles May Raise Firefighters' Heart Risks

More consistent use of protective gear recommended by researchers

Red Meat May Boost Women's Heart Disease Risk

Eating fish, poultry, nuts and low-fat dairy lowers the chances, study shows

Hostile, Competitive Types May Be Harming Their Hearts

Italian study finds personality linked to a thickening of neck artery wall

Small Amounts of Dark Chocolate May Guard Against Heart Failure

Study found Swedish women who ate it a few times a month were protected

Many Patients Say 'No' to Chocolate As Medicine

Study found people preferred pills to the antioxidant-rich sweet to lower blood pressure

Many Stroke Patients Stop Taking Meds, Study Shows

Second report finds many heart failure patients not even prescribed recommended medications

Poorest People at Highest Heart Disease Risk: U.S. Data

Economic disadvantage plays bigger role than race, ethnicity, review finds

Weight Gain Eroding Americans' Quality of Life

'Healthy days per year' lost due to overweight has doubled since 1993, study shows

Experts Support FDA Panel's Backing of New Blood Thinner

Brilinta, which got nod from agency advisors Wednesday, would be welcome option, docs say

Calcium Supplements Linked to Boost in Heart Attack Risk

People should get needed mineral through their diet, researchers say

Rush Victims of Deadliest Heart Attacks to Specialty Centers: Study

Researchers estimate this will save twice as many lives and be far less expensive as expanding specialized treatment

Relationship Insecurity May Undermine Your Health

People who feel anxious and needy at higher risk of heart disease, high blood pressure, chronic pain and stroke, researchers find

As Weight Goes Up, So Do Heart Risks

Across-the-board improvements may await those who trim down

The Longer You Sit, the Shorter Your Life Span: Study

Effect was seen even when researchers factored out obesity, exercise

Can Ozone Cause Heart Attacks?

In tests with rats, smog component appeared to trigger death of heart cells, study says

Some on Statins May Not Need Boost in 'Good' Cholesterol

High-dose users with very low 'bad' cholesterol don't benefit, researchers say

FDA Puts Partial Hold on Avandia Safety Study

Enrollment in TIDE trial suspended after agency rules diabetes drug has heart risks

Procedure Rejuvenates Aging Arteries in Pigs

Combination of nanoparticles and stem cells cleans, heals clogged vessel walls, study shows

Traffic Pollution Linked to Risk Factor for Sudden Cardiac Death

High exposures tied to reduced heart rate variability in those with lung, heart disease, researchers find

Diabetics Urged to Confer With Their Doctor About Avandia Use

Health risks posed by an unauthorized change of medications could be great, experts say

Avandia Raises Heart Risk But Should Stay on Market, FDA Panel Finds

Experts vote for tightened controls or restricted sales on diabetes drug

FDA Panel Seems Skeptical Over Key Avandia Data

Recent allegations of suppressed or manipulated findings by diabetes drug's maker may be having an impact

Heart Attack Care Is Getting Better, Report Finds

U.S. hospitals, patients are responding quicker to warning signs and treatment protocols

Lifestyle Interventions Needed to Stay Heart-Healthy

American Heart Association outlines strategies in a new scientific statement

Sleep Apnea Could Raise Heart Risks for Older Men

From middle age to age 70, the sleep-time breathing disorder could pose a hazard, study suggests

Screening Guidelines Miss Many Kids With High Cholesterol

Researchers suggest that universal testing may be a better option

FDA Reviewer Questions Results of Key Avandia Trial

Ahead of crucial advisory panel meeting next week, official cites 'mishandling' of data for diabetes drug

FDA Advisory Panel Decision on Avandia Looms

Experts meet next week to pore over study data on controversial diabetes drug

Tight Blood Pressure Control Doesn't Help All Diabetics: Study

In those with coronary disease, it would be better to focus on other heart risk factors, researcher advises

Anxiety Disorders, Heart Disease a Bad Combination: Study

Anxiety seems to up odds for heart attack, death in people with cardiovascular trouble

Testosterone Gel Could Raise Heart Risks in Frail, Older Men

But study was small and effect may not be similar in men generally, experts say

Latest Study on Diabetes Drug Avandia Finds No Heart Risks

Report in direct contrast to other new research that found the opposite

Diabetes Drug Avandia Ups Heart Risk, Reviews Conclude

Two studies published in advance of FDA hearing on drug's fate

Diabetes May Double Risk of Heart Attack, Stroke

People with the condition account for 10% of deaths from cardiovascular disease, study suggests

Most Americans Get Too Much Salt

Much of it comes from processed foods that don't taste salty, CDC experts say

Abuse May Raise Risk of Heart Attack, Stroke in Migraine Sufferers

Mistreatment, neglect in childhood increased chances of cardiovascular disease, researchers say

Higher Testosterone Tied to Heart Trouble in Older Men

Further study may unravel whether hormone levels actually cause the problem, researcher says

Obesity Doesn't Always Guarantee Heart Disease

Those without other risk factors may not develop the condition, study suggests

Most Heart Patients Skimp on Exercise After Rehab

A year later, only 37 percent were doing cardio exercises 3 times a week, study finds

Ninety Percent of Stroke Risk Due to 10 Risk Factors

Eighty percent of stroke risk due to five lifestyle factors, international study finds