Misc. Stroke Related Heart News

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2/8/2017
Calcium Buildup in Young Arteries May Signal Heart Attack Risk

Even small amount in 30s, 40s appears to boost the odds, study finds

2/7/2017
Know Your Heart's Numbers

Too few Americans aware of modifiable heart disease risk factors, such as blood pressure and weight

2/6/2017
Hospitalizations for Common Heart Rhythm Problem on the Rise

But those with atrial fibrillation are also more likely to live, study says

2/3/2017
What to Do If You Think You're Having a Heart Attack

Don't ignore chest pain and seek medical attention immediately, heart specialists say

2/2/2017
Can Pregnancy Harm Your Heart?

Links uncovered between preterm birth, multiple children and future cardiac problems

2/1/2017
Heart Risks May Boost Women's Colon Cancer Risk, Too

This was true even in normal-weight women, study suggests

1/31/2017
Fat Near the Heart a Hazard for Postmenopausal Women

Study ties 'paracardial' fat to raised risk of hardening of the arteries

1/31/2017
The Shame of 'Fat Shaming'

Those affected by weight bias more likely to have heart disease risk factors, study suggests

1/31/2017
Timing of Your Meals Might Reduce Heart Risks

American Heart Association report suggests eating more earlier in the day may be healthier

1/31/2017
Meal Timing and Heart Disease

Is skipping breakfast really bad for your heart health?

1/30/2017
ER Doctor Offers Tips for Safer Snow Shoveling

Be alert for signs of heart attack or hypothermia, and consider using a snowblower instead of a shovel

1/30/2017
Snowstorms May Bring Blizzard of Heart Troubles

Study finds higher rate of hospital admissions for heart attack, chest pain 2 days after storm

1/26/2017
U.S. Heart Failure Rates on the Rise

And heart disease remains the nation's leading killer

1/23/2017
Obamacare Boosted Coverage for the Chronically Ill, Study Finds

4 million with conditions like heart disease, asthma gained health insurance

1/20/2017
Poverty Harder on Women's Hearts, Research Shows

Poor females 25 percent more likely to have a heart attack than male peers

1/19/2017
New Heart Saving Device?

An implantable robotic device could help failing hearts continue to pump blood, new study finds.

1/18/2017
Higher Risk of Heart Disease for Blacks in Poorer Neighborhoods

Preventive measures must address social policies, researcher says

1/17/2017
Hispanics, Blacks Less Likely to Get High Blood Pressure Treatment: Study

Less than half from any group had BP under good control

1/16/2017
Can Coffee Perk Up Heart Health, Too?

In lab tests, caffeine blocked inflammatory response, but did not prove cause-and-effect

1/12/2017
Pregnancy OK for Most Women With Congenital Heart Conditions: Report

Preconception counseling helps moms-to-be understand potential risks, doctors say

1/12/2017
Wearable Sensors May Spot Illness Before Symptoms Start

New technology could help sense infections, type 2 diabetes and other conditions, scientists say

1/11/2017
High Blood Pressure Often Undiagnosed, Untreated

Half of mobile clinic patients with the condition said they didn't know they had it, study finds

1/11/2017
Migraine Linked to Higher Stroke Risk After Surgery

The risk is small, but concerning, researchers say

1/10/2017
Brisk Walk May Help Sidestep Heart Disease

In just 10 weeks, cholesterol, blood pressure and weight improved among women in study

1/7/2017
Timely Tips for Safe Snow Removal

The sedentary are most at risk for injury, doctors say

1/3/2017
Routine Checkup Should Assess Fitness, Too

Cardiorespiratory test would help gauge patients' heart disease risk, doctor says

1/3/2017
Study Ties Alcohol Abuse to Increased Heart Risks

Association similar to that from high blood pressure, smoking, obesity and diabetes, researchers say

12/28/2016
Diabetes Takes Biggest Bite Out of U.S. Health Care Spending

Top 5 diseases, conditions accounted for $437 billion in 2013

12/27/2016
On Hospital Wards, Patient Crises May Have 'Domino Effect'

When one patient has an emergency, the odds that a 2nd patient will face trouble also rises, study finds

12/27/2016
Heart Failure Drug Shows Promise in First Human Trial

Cimaglermin appears to strengthen cells and improve heart function, researchers report

12/23/2016
Women Chasing Holiday Perfection May Miss Signs of Heart Trouble

Stress can be damaging, so take time for yourself during the season, cardiologist advises

12/23/2016
Head Off 'Holiday Heart Syndrome'

Eating and drinking too much can increase your risk for cardiac complications, experts advise

12/22/2016
Is Season the Reason Why Heart Deaths Spike at Christmas?

Increase isn't tied to cold temps, but likely due to holiday-related factors, researchers say

12/21/2016
High Pain Tolerance Tied to 'Silent' Heart Attack Risk

Unusual symptoms include upper back or jaw pain, shortness of breath and nausea, cardiologist says

12/21/2016
HIV May Double Odds of Heart Attack

Study suggests that tools used to predict risk need tweaking for those with AIDS-causing virus

12/20/2016
Mothers of Kids With Severe Birth Defects May Have Shorter Lives: Study

But the overall risk of early death is still quite low

12/19/2016
Women Fare Better Than Men After a Heart Valve Replacement

While women initially have more complications, chances of survival are higher, study says

12/16/2016
Chemo More Damaging to Hearts of Diabetics: Study

Those with blood sugar disease showed more early warning signs of heart failure

12/16/2016
Taking a Holiday Trip? Protect Yourself From Blood Clots

Sitting for long periods puts you at risk for potentially deadly deep vein thrombosis

12/14/2016
A Lengthy, Stable Marriage May Boost Stroke Survival

Lifelong singles fared the worst, study finds

12/13/2016
Where You Live May Determine How You Die

Breaking down mortality data by county, most pressing local health problems were pinpointed, study finds

12/9/2016
Certain Breast Cancer Drugs Tied to Blood Vessel Damage

But findings from small study are unlikely to change current practice, doctors say

12/8/2016
Heart Failure Protein May Signal Early Brain Damage

Higher levels indicated potential trouble, study showed

12/7/2016
Even Small Rise in Blood Pressure Can Harm Black Patients

Study shows higher early death and heart failure risk from slight increase in numbers

12/7/2016
Heart Rate Change When Standing Up Might Predict Older Adult's Death Risk

People with slower heart rate recovery had higher odds of dying within 4 years, study found

12/5/2016
Normal Blood Pressure in Clinic May Mask Hypertension

Young, lean patients can have high blood pressure that's not caught during regular exams, study finds

12/5/2016
Study Finds Worrisome Heart Effects Among Some Football Players

It suggests college linemen have higher blood pressure, thickening of heart wall

12/5/2016
Coffee, Diabetes and Heart Disease Risk

Drinking coffee may help prevent Metabolic Syndrome in women, study finds.

12/1/2016
After Cancer, Higher Risk of Severe Heart Attack

Cardiologists, oncologists must work together, researcher says

12/1/2016
Testosterone Therapy May Be Linked to Serious Blood Clots

Risk peaks in the first 6 months of hormone treatment, but overall odds are low, study finds