Study found doctors more apt to suggest it sooner for older, white, female and uninsured patients
Too little sleep may increase the risk of death in people with certain heart disease risk factors, study finds.
Less than 6 hours a night doubled chances of dying from heart disease, stroke, study suggests
Study shows the more someone stops breathing at night, the greater the risk of atrial fibrillation
Weight-lifters using the synthetic hormones have lower pumping capacity, study finds
Multiple specialists may be needed to care for these expectant moms, researcher says
Some even report that others can hear the sound, study finds
Healthy diet may provide protection from peripheral artery disease, study says
Low-cost, effective treatment programs are needed, researcher says
Even the common cold was linked to a 13-fold increased risk for about a week
Award-winning actress' mother had type 2 diabetes and died from heart issues
U.S. counties where cardiovascular death rates are high or low sometimes sit side-by-side, study finds
Study says too many people aren't getting meds to fight atrial fibrillation, a major cause of these attacks
Women whose periods end early and those who never give birth seem at added risk, research suggests
This heightened stress could increase their risk for heart disease, researchers say
Finding could lead to preventive treatments for space travel and even here on Earth
Even people with a low risk of stroke could benefit, researchers say
Drug trial shows promise for treatment of rapid heart rate condition called PSVT
Getting help fast can save lives, lower disability, neurologists advise
Though low overall, the odds of dying are doubled if angioplasty is done on Saturday or Sunday
Continuity of care may be more important than speedy treatment, researchers say
Ask if your loved one qualifies, new guideline suggests
High blood pressure, smoking in teens tied to worse mental functioning at mid-life, study finds
Common pain medications may increase risk of heart attack, study finds.
Processed foods, restaurant meals account for most sodium intake in average U.S. diet, study shows
At-home regimen might help get you walking again, researcher says
Good Samaritans can help prevent brain damage, nursing home care for cardiac arrest victims
Ways to get support
It won't help your heart and could even hurt it, researchers say
Patients more likely to receive repair than replacement from the most experienced surgeons, study finds
Staying heart healthy in middle age could add years to your life, study suggests.
Study found it was linked to longer, disease-free life
Study authors say learn the signs and symptoms that mean you need immediate medical help
Together, the two offer more protection against disease than either does alone, study suggests
Energy drinks impact heart health more than other caffeinated beverages, study finds.
Munich researchers find 1 in 3 beer drinkers tracked at festival experienced abnormal heart rhythm
Popular beverages also affect blood pressure for hours, small trial shows
This easy remedy might give first responders needed time to transport injured patients, researchers say
Study claims current guidelines are too restrictive when there's sufficient potassium intake
Even those who aren't overweight are at risk of death if they've got a paunch, researchers report
Physical activity helps ward off heart damage in middle age and beyond, study finds
Artificially-sweetened beverages linked to stroke and dementia in new study.
Pedal pushers saw their risk for heart disease, cancer and early death cut by almost half in 5-year study
Biking to work could cut your risk of cancer and heart disease, study finds.
Greater education is needed on the lifesaving benefits of 'high-intensity' treatment, researchers say
Study finds prognosis may have some surprising influences
Azithromycin, commonly known as Zithromax, won't up odds for atrial fibrillation, study shows
Small study suggests vitamin B might help, but reducing pollution levels remains the priority
Traffic-related air pollution may impact HDL cholesterol levels, study finds.
Findings from Japan point to health benefits of job security