Heart Attack News

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Article Title
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

12/30/2003
Heart Patients May Have New Medicinal Snake

Blood thinner from venom should be safer, easier to use

12/16/2003
Nailing Down Gender Differences in Heart Disease

Study finds specific measures don't predict outcome identically between women, men

12/16/2003
New Heart Therapy Wins Tempered Praise

Preliminary study finds cell transplants may work

12/15/2003
Stroke May Boost Alzheimer's Risk

Finding could lead to future treatment for the disease

12/9/2003
Blood Molecule Tied to Hypertension Risk

C-reactive protein associated with yet another heart problem

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

11/30/2003
Beware the Snow Shovel If You Have Heart Woes

Cold weather puts you at increased risk

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

Take care as the days grower shorter, brisker

11/26/2003
Cholesterol Risk Singles Out Older Men

Study findings a puzzlement to researchers

11/26/2003
Ecstasy Can Stop Your Heart

Report from Taiwan says illegal drug can cause cardiac arrest

11/25/2003
Finding Best Treatment for Heart Failure

International study tries to find which therapies will work best

11/19/2003
Potent AIDS Drugs Tied to Heart Disease

European study contradicts earlier findings

11/17/2003
Timing Everything in Early Heart Attack Treatment

It determines whether clot-busting drugs or angioplasty is best, researchers say

11/13/2003
Poverty Increases Death Risk After Heart Attack

Study finds those in poorest neighborhoods face 30% greater chance of mortality

11/13/2003
Pollution a Danger to Your Heart

Chronic exposure linked to increased cardiovascular disease death rates

11/12/2003
Jump in Heart Attacks Seen After 9/11

New York City hospital had increase in patients for two months following terrorist attacks

11/11/2003
Defibrillators Save Lives in Health Clubs

The devices protect against sudden cardiac arrest