Misc. Stroke Related Heart News

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2/24/2016
Gender and Heart Disease

When it comes to heart disease, gender may play a role in quality of care, new study finds.

2/24/2016
Health Tip: Women May Have Unique Heart Disease Symptoms

They're not always the same as in men

2/23/2016
Younger Female Heart Patients More Likely to Need Follow-Up Care

And, that's despite having healthier blood vessels, study says

2/23/2016
Anxiety in Women May Mask Heart Disease Symptoms, Researchers Say

Reduced blood flow 75 percent more likely in those who feel anxious, study finds

2/22/2016
Heart Irregularities May Be Linked to Pregnancy Complication

Study might help identify which women could develop high blood pressure while expecting

2/22/2016
U.S. Action on Climate Change Could Save Nearly 300,000 Lives by 2030: Study

Using targets from recent Paris Agreement, scientists calculate potential deaths averted from heart, lung disease

2/22/2016
Small Weight Loss Yields Large Rewards, Study Finds

5 percent reduction benefited health of obese adults

2/19/2016
Seven Steps Toward a Healthier Heart

Eating better, exercising and managing cholesterol can help reduce your risks

2/19/2016
Obesity Can Send Kids' Blood Pressure Soaring: Study

Losing weight can bring it back in line, expert says

2/19/2016
Sleep, Exercise and Stroke Risk

The right amount of sleep and exercise significantly reduces stroke risk, new study finds.

2/19/2016
Sufficient Sleep, Exercise May Help Keep Stroke at Bay

Between 7 and 8 hours of shut-eye each night seems to be best, research suggests

2/18/2016
Untreated High Blood Pressure Greatly Raises Risk of 'Bleeding' Stroke

Threat is even greater for minority patients, study found

2/18/2016
Surgery, Stents Equally Effective for Opening Neck Arteries: Study

Both procedures reduce risk of stroke due to narrowed arteries, researchers find

2/18/2016
Stroke Patients Often Can't Name Doctor, Grasp Treatment Plan: Study

Research exposes communication gap that could increase the risk of future strokes

2/18/2016
Many Stroke Patients Prefer Video Follow-Up Versus Phone Call

People may benefit from face-to-face virtual visit with their doctor, small study suggests

2/17/2016
More Evidence Smog May Raise Stroke Risk

Study conducted in U.S. and China finds risk is highest in extreme temperatures in winter and summer

2/16/2016
More College Students Misusing ADHD Med as Study Aid

Nonmedical use of Adderall and ER visits are up, study says

2/16/2016
Cholesterol in Eggs May Not Hurt Heart Health: Study

Research also finds other dietary cholesterol doesn't appear to up heart disease risk

2/11/2016
Asthma May Raise Risk for Abdominal Aneurysm

Airway disease also linked to greater rupture risk in body's main artery, study suggests

2/10/2016
Flu Shot May Guard Against Irregular Heart Rate: Study

Vaccination was associated with fewer cases of atrial fibrillation, but more research is needed, authors say

2/10/2016
Smog's Health Effects Persist for Decades, Study Finds

Exposure to air pollution can increase risk of death from heart or lung disease for more than 30 years

2/9/2016
VA Hospital Care Improving, Study Suggests

Death rates for three major conditions are similar to non-VA medical centers

2/9/2016
Healthier Diets May Be Cutting Heart, Diabetes Risks in U.S. Teens

But obesity still rose and physical activity remained the same, study showed

2/9/2016
Spelling Prowess Relies on Multiple Brain Areas, Study Finds

Researchers say at least three regions of left hemisphere are involved

2/5/2016
NFL Linemen Keep Growing, Putting Their Health at Risk, Experts Say

Some players are topping out at 400 pounds -- and more

2/5/2016
BMI and Heart Health

Does a high body mass index equal an unhealthy heart?

2/4/2016
Depression May Boost Seniors' Risk for Heart Disease, Stroke

Doctors should monitor older adults for low mood, researchers say

2/4/2016
'Obese' May Not Always Equal Unhealthy: Study

Authors warn against using body size as sole measure of good health, but other experts cite risks of too much weight

2/2/2016
Stress-Prone Teen Males May Be at Risk of High Blood Pressure Later

Study suggests young men who had most trouble coping were at greater risk of hypertension in middle age

2/1/2016
New Blood Pressure Guidelines a Danger to Patients: Study

Research says the treatment threshold is too high for those over 60 years of age

2/1/2016
Fitness Could Raise Survival After First Heart Attack

Patients in the best shape were 40 percent less likely to die, study found

1/29/2016
Suicide, Drugs Only Partly to Blame for Rising Deaths of Middle-Aged U.S. Whites

Commonwealth Fund also cites stalled progress against killers like heart disease, diabetes

1/28/2016
Prenatal Antidepressant Use Not Linked to Infant Heart Defects: Study

Obesity, alcohol and illicit drugs are greater threats in pregnancy, researchers find

1/26/2016
After Heart Surgery, House Calls by Physician Assistants Help

Patients who had two visits were less likely to need hospital readmission, study says

1/26/2016
Daily Caffeine Doesn't Seem to Jolt the Heart: Study

Coffee lovers don't appear to risk extra heartbeats

1/25/2016
Long-Term Smog Exposure May Boost Heart, Lung Disease Deaths

Study finds traffic pollution a big contributor

1/25/2016
Women's Heart Attacks Are Different Than Men's, Experts Stress

American Heart Association points out critical differences in new scientific statement

1/21/2016
Check Your Risk for Diabetes, CDC Urges

Prediabetes awareness campaign launched nationwide

1/21/2016
Heart Disease and Dietary Fats

Eating healthier fats could reduce heart disease deaths around the world, new study finds.

1/20/2016
Eating More Healthy Fats May Extend Life, Study Suggests

Could prevent more than a million heart disease deaths worldwide each year, researchers estimate

1/20/2016
Irregular Heart Beat May Pose Bigger Threat to Women

Review found atrial fibrillation linked to higher risk of stroke, heart trouble, death in women

1/19/2016
Slow Heart Rate Doesn't Mean Early Death Risk: Study

But, there's some concern for those taking medications that slow the heart rate

1/18/2016
Exercise Regularly and Your Heart Will Thank You

And the more you do, the better off you'll be, cardiologists say

1/18/2016
High-Rise Living May Lower Your Chances of Surviving Cardiac Arrest

Above the 16th floor, odds of staying alive after heart stops are slim, study finds

1/17/2016
Treatment for 'Weak Heart' in Dogs Shows Promise

People can suffer from the same condition, dilated cardiomyopathy

1/15/2016
Health Tip: Follow the 'Simple 7' For a Healthier Heart

Seven habits to protect against heart disease

1/12/2016
Implanted Defibrillators Help Women as Much as Men: Study

For heart failure patients with the devices, death risk over 3-year period was 20 percent lower

1/12/2016
Immune Cells Repair Damage to Blood-Brain Barrier in Mice

Researchers note that a commonly used blood thinner might undermine this process

1/12/2016
Statins Aid Bypass Surgery Recovery, Research Shows

Review of cholesterol-lowering drugs' use shows they cut risk of death or complications

1/11/2016
Even Slight Kidney Decline May Affect Heart

But organ donors needn't worry, researcher says