Heart Attack News

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Article Title
3/29/2004
Surgery Cuts Death Risk for Those With Rare Heart Disorder

Cutting part of nerves to heart helps young people with long QT syndrome

3/29/2004
Women Urged to Take Heart Disease Seriously

New guidelines designed to protect against this No. 1 killer

3/25/2004
Stents Show Their Mettle in High-Risk Heart Patients

They were superior to surgery for narrowing of carotid arteries

3/24/2004
Heart Disease: A Diabetic's Biggest Health Threat

Yet too few people with the disease are aware of the risk, experts say

3/22/2004
Stem Cells May Not Be Answer to Heart Repair

Studies find they couldn't rejuvenate damaged heart muscle

3/22/2004
Mental Stress Hard on the Heart

It can trigger irregular heartbeats faster than physical exertion

3/16/2004
Home Is Where the Heart Monitoring Is

Blood pressure readings better predict cardiovascular events

3/15/2004
Heart Attack Therapy Prevents Long-Term Damage

Animal study finds novel method prevents dangerous leakage

3/10/2004
Heart Patients Undertreated in ER, Despite New Tests

Many docs ignore most accurate blood test after heart attack, study finds

3/8/2004
Exercise As Good As Angioplasty For Some Heart Patients

Better results at half the cost, study finds

3/8/2004
Holiday Heart Attacks More Deadly

Hospital understaffing may be the reason, researchers say

3/8/2004
Study Challenges Cholesterol Recommendations

Finds intensive statin therapy saves heart patients

3/5/2004
Fortified Grain Products May Cut Stroke Deaths

The key is folic acid, a new study says

3/5/2004
Post-Traumatic Stress Boosts Heart Attack Risk

New study finds a link in Vietnam veterans

3/5/2004
Stress Stresses the Heart

Study offers new insight about cumulative effect on cardiovascular disease

3/4/2004
Risks Found in Stem Cell Therapy for Heart

Studies find complications in humans and dogs

3/2/2004
Cholesterol Drugs Can Halt Heart Disease

More intensive use of statin therapy recommended, new study suggests

3/1/2004
Hostility Can Hurt the Heartbeat

Study finds increased risk of atrial fibrillation in angry men

2/29/2004
Too Much Weight Tugs at Kids' Hearts

Overweight children show symptoms for coronary disease, diabetes

2/28/2004
Be Smart When It Comes to Your Heart

Simple steps can cut your risk of cardiovascular disease

2/27/2004
New Treatment for Blacks With Heart Failure to Be Tested

Study will look at how well combo drugs dilate blood vessels

2/27/2004
HRT Dangers Should Have Been Spotted Sooner

British researchers say many small studies pointed to problems before U.S. trial did

2/24/2004
Taking Blood Pressure at Home Makes Sense

Combining it with office readings gives best picture of hypertension risk

2/24/2004
Old Standby Reduces Heart Attack Damage

Insulin reduces inflammation in hours after event

2/23/2004
Migraine Drugs Don't Cause Stroke, Heart Disease

British study finds no increased risk with triptan use

2/23/2004
Healthy Heart Habits May Keep 'Mini Strokes' at Bay

Proper diet and exercise might keep you sharper as you age

2/21/2004
The Gender Differences of Heart Disease

Fatigue, shortness of breath can presage a heart attack in women

2/20/2004
The New ABCs of Cholesterol Health

The ApoB test is better way to gauge state of your arteries

2/19/2004
New Molecular Marker for Heart Disease Found

Protein linked to inflammation points to cardiovascular trouble

2/18/2004
Heart Tests Not for Everyone

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

2/16/2004
Drug Combo Cuts Death Risk for Heart Patients

Four inexpensive drugs lowered the odds by 90 percent, study finds

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

2/11/2004
Repairing Heart Ruptures

Catheter-guided device seals damage from deadly complication of heart attack

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

1/30/2004
Minutes Matter With Heart Attack Victims

Six minutes is all you have to save someone's life, experts say

1/27/2004
New Marker for Heart Trouble Found

Study ties it to inflammation in people with chest pain

1/22/2004
Keeping Third Heart Attack, Stroke at Bay

Anti-clotting drug more effective than aspirin in preventing recurrence

1/21/2004
New Study Finds Inflammation a Bad Actor

Key protein puts those with valve disease at risk

1/20/2004
Erectile Dysfunction May Signal Heart Disease

Study ties it to artery problems in younger, healthy men

1/19/2004
Melatonin May Cut Hypertension Risk

The 'sleep' hormone reduced blood pressure readings, study finds

1/16/2004
Exercise Helps Heart Failure Patients

Following a supervised program improves their chances of survival

1/13/2004
New Fungus Compounds Halt Hardening of Arteries

In study of mice, they prevent accumulation of blood fats

1/9/2004
Widespread Genetic Link to Sudden Cardiac Death is Found

Genetic variants are more prevalent and diverse than previously thought

1/7/2004
Hormone Boosts Cardiac Arrest Survival Rate

Vasopressin works best in those with worst chance

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