Heart Attack News

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7/20/2016
Even Your Heart May Benefit From Extra Education

People with more schooling tend to have less heart failure, study suggests

7/19/2016
Even High-Fat Mediterranean Diet Good for You: Review

Still protected against diabetes, heart disease and breast cancer

7/18/2016
9 Out of 10 Strokes Could Be Prevented, Study Finds

High blood pressure is the most important controllable risk factor

7/12/2016
Dietary Mineral Could Be One Key to Blood Pressure Control

People who didn't get enough daily magnesium had higher BP readings, analysis showed

7/11/2016
Heart Failure After Heart Attack Tied to Cancer Risk in Study

Preliminary finding points to need for careful screening of cardiac patients, researcher says

7/5/2016
Study Cites the Fats That Could Shorten Your Life

High levels of animal-based saturated fats were tied to earlier death, unsaturated fats seem healthier

6/30/2016
Inherited Cholesterol Disorder Significantly Boosts Heart Risks

Untreated, the condition also makes arteries age decades faster, study reports

6/30/2016
Men Face Greater Risk of Cardiac Arrest: Study

Heart disease tends to develop earlier than it does in women, researchers say

6/29/2016
Has Butter Gotten a Bad Rap?

Study finds little added health danger for those who love the spread, but some nutritionists remain wary

6/29/2016
Progress Against Heart Deaths Starting to Wane, Report Warns

Obesity, diabetes epidemics may be to blame, doctors say

6/27/2016
Are Omega-3s Linked to Lower Risk for Fatal Heart Attack?

These vital nutrients are found in seafood, nuts and seeds

6/24/2016
Diabetes Ups Risk of Heart Attack Death

Study points to need for better coordinated care, more effective use of medications, cardiology specialist says

6/23/2016
Diabetes Plus Kidney Problems May Raise Heart Risks

Odds of death due to heart disease 15 percent higher in black Americans with both conditions, study finds

6/22/2016
Women Get Worse Cardiac Arrest Care Than Men: Study

They need to be treated as aggressively as men when their hearts stop, experts say

6/22/2016
Heart Attack Help? There's an App for That

Emergency medicine specialist says technology's potential in health care remains largely untapped

6/20/2016
Just a Little of Statins' Effect Enough to Help Heart: Study

Driving cholesterol down to very low levels produced no extra benefit

6/17/2016
Blood Pressure May Soar if You Live Near an Airport

Rates nearly doubled for people exposed to engine noise, study found

6/15/2016
Sleep Apnea Tied to Complications After Angioplasty

Nightly breathing troubles may increase risk of heart attack, stroke following the coronary procedure

6/15/2016
Heart Disease Down Among Over-40 Americans

Better control of risk factors such as smoking, high blood pressure likely behind the change

6/15/2016
Just 6 Percent of Chest Pain Cases in ER Are Life-Threatening: Study

Muscle strains, anxiety, gastrointestinal issues often to blame, doctor says

6/15/2016
Mixed News on Drinking and Heart Health

Booze may reduce heart attack odds, but up likelihood of another condition, study says

6/14/2016
Diabetes Drug Victoza May Help the Heart: Study

Daily, injected medication shows 'encouraging' results in international trial

6/14/2016
Opioid Painkillers Raise Deadly Heart Risks for Some: Study

Much of the risk for early death was related to cardiovascular complications, not overdoses

6/14/2016
Shouting? The 'Silent Treatment'? How Spouses Argue Linked to Physical Ills

Study suggests couples' disagreements may spur problems like back pain, heart trouble

6/13/2016
Spikes in Blood Pressure Don't Always Need ER Care

Most cases of 'hypertensive urgency' can be treated safely in doctor's office, large study finds

6/9/2016
6 Ways Women Can Take Care of Their Tickers

Currently, 1 in 4 American women dies from heart disease, CDC says

6/8/2016
Marriage a Boost for Heart Attack Survivors

Post-discharge support is critical, study says

6/1/2016
Severe Obesity May Boost Infection Risk After Heart Surgery

Excess weight also linked to extended hospital stays, study finds

6/1/2016
ADHD Meds May Pose Heart Risks for Some Kids

Study found slightly higher chance of irregular heartbeat shortly after starting methylphenidate

6/1/2016
Women With Migraine May Face Higher Threat of Heart Disease, Stroke

Researchers say it should be considered an independent risk factor for future heart trouble

5/24/2016
After Heart Attack, New Threat: Heart Failure

1 in 4 survivors develops this serious condition within 4 years, study finds

5/24/2016
More Evidence That Smog a Heart Threat

Study found 3 months of exposure linked to higher cholesterol levels, especially for those with diabetes

5/24/2016
High-Salt Diets May Raise Heart Risks for Kidney Patients

Study found higher odds for heart attack, stroke in people who consumed more sodium daily

5/17/2016
Sleep Apnea May Raise Risks for Angioplasty Patients

Research suggests that breathing disorder could exacerbate heart disease

5/16/2016
Half of Heart Attacks Might Be 'Silent'

Without typical symptoms, many miss out on crucial medical care, experts say

5/11/2016
Watch Walking to Gauge Health After Heart Surgery

Patients' pre-op gait is big clue to longer-term survival, study finds

4/25/2016
Focus on Healthy Foods, Not Avoiding 'Bad' Ones, for Heart Health: Study

Fewer heart attacks, strokes and deaths seen among those who follow Mediterranean-style eating plan

4/20/2016
Lonely, Isolated People May Be Prone to Heart Disease, Stroke

Study found social isolation raised the risk by 30 percent

4/18/2016
Metformin Safer for Heart Than Other Common Type 2 Diabetes Drugs: Study

Large analysis found up to 40 percent lower risk of heart disease death versus sulfonylureas

4/18/2016
Depression Common for Heart Attack Survivors, And More May Need Help

Swedish study found patients were often depressed, but fewer than half got treatment

4/13/2016
Obesity in Teens Seems to Raise Risk for Illness, Death in Middle Age

Health experts worry trend will only get worse, since teens followed in long-term study were thinner than kids today

4/11/2016
Expert Panel Reaffirms Daily Aspirin's Use Against Heart Disease, Colon Cancer

Guideline applies to people in their 50s, many in their 60s, who are already at higher risk for heart disease

4/7/2016
FDA Approves First Wire-Free Pacemaker

Heart experts explain that wire lead in typical pacemakers can malfunction and need repair

4/7/2016
4/6/2016
Women Twice as Likely to Die From Severe Heart Attack, Study Finds

Gender gap persists worldwide in emergency cardiac care

4/6/2016
Death of Loved One May Trigger Heart Rhythm Trouble

When partner passes, odds for atrial fibrillation appear to rise, study suggests

4/4/2016
Stem Cell Therapy Shows Promise Against Heart Failure

A second study found bypass surgery might also extend the lives of people with the disease

3/28/2016
Wearable 'Defibrillator-in-a-Vest' May Help Some Heart Patients

But more research is needed, American Heart Association says

3/25/2016
Heart Attack Risk Factors on the Rise

Heart attack patients getting younger and more obese, new study finds.

3/24/2016
Heart Attacks Striking Younger, Fatter Americans: Study

Doctors, patients need to work together to prevent cardiac disease, experts say