Heart Attack News

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8/29/2016
Fewer Drugs in Pipeline to Treat World's No. 1 Killer

While number of cancer drugs rose, development of new heart medicines stalled, study finds

8/29/2016
Over 64? Want to Cut Your Heart Disease Risk? Try Exercise

Finnish study finds even moderate exercise lowers odds of early death

8/24/2016
Adult-Onset Asthma Might Raise Heart Risks

But shared risk factors, such as air pollution, might explain the connection, researchers say

8/24/2016
Cancer on Course to Become Top Killer of Americans

Report shows it will probably eclipse heart disease as leading cause of death in coming years

8/18/2016
Gallstones Linked to Higher Heart Disease Risk

Researcher says study highlights a connection between the gut and the cardiovascular system

8/15/2016
Too Many Public Defibrillators Out of Reach When Needed

Canadian study shows many are kept in buildings that aren't always open

8/10/2016
Tougher U.S. Air Standards Would Be Lifesavers: Study

Reducing smog could also prevent many illnesses, medical group says

8/3/2016
Heart Risk Factors Rise Before Menopause

'Danger zone' for women earlier than thought, study finds

8/2/2016
High Doses of Fish Oil Might Help Healing After Heart Attack

Study found improved heart function, less scarring

8/1/2016
Fat May Not Hike Heart Attack Risk: Study

But it does raise diabetes risk, research with twins found

7/26/2016
Flu Shot Tied to Fewer Hospitalizations, Deaths in Type 2 Diabetes Patients

Risk of dying dropped almost one-quarter over 7 years in those who got the vaccine

7/25/2016
Even a Little Exercise May Help Younger Women's Hearts

Those active about 2.5 hours a week had 25 percent lower disease risk than those who weren't, study found

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