Misc. Stroke Related Heart News

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9/6/2016
Older Drug May Help Type 1 Diabetics' Heart Health

Metformin appears to have cardiovascular benefits, researchers report

9/1/2016
Opioid Abuse Fueling Drug-Related Heart Infections: Study

Injecting drugs boosts the risk of infective endocarditis

8/31/2016
Want Better Heart Health? There's an App for That

Smartphones can help keep you on track with lifestyle changes

8/31/2016
Drug-Coated Stents Don't Improve Patient Survival, Large Study Reports

But, the pricier devices do lead to fewer repeat heart procedures

8/31/2016
3 Steps to Lower a Woman's Risk of Premature Birth

Study finds there's lots mothers-to-be can do to help ensure they deliver at full-term

8/29/2016
Heart Birth Defects Dropped After Folic Acid Was Added to Food

Canadian study found that structural problems saw biggest declines

8/29/2016
Fewer Drugs in Pipeline to Treat World's No. 1 Killer

While number of cancer drugs rose, development of new heart medicines stalled, study finds

8/29/2016
Over 64? Want to Cut Your Heart Disease Risk? Try Exercise

Finnish study finds even moderate exercise lowers odds of early death

8/25/2016
Serious Heart Problem a Family Matter

If a relative has had an aortic dissection, you could too, study says

8/22/2016
Mouse Study Suggests Stem Cells May Reverse Stroke Damage

Experimental treatment helped new brain cells grow

8/19/2016
'Business Diet' a Bad Deal for the Heart

Unhealthy eating on the road linked with early signs of artery clogging, study says

8/18/2016
Gallstones Linked to Higher Heart Disease Risk

Researcher says study highlights a connection between the gut and the cardiovascular system

8/18/2016
Calcium Supplements Might Raise Older Women's Dementia Risk

Finding even more pronounced if blood flow to brain has been affected, study suggests

8/17/2016
Healthy Diet, Exercise May Help Keep Alzheimer's at Bay

Study finds people who are active and eat well have fewer brain effects linked to the disease

8/16/2016
Do Angioplasty Patients Really Need Beta-Blocker Drugs?

Study suggests doctors reconsider their use in the absence of heart attack, heart failure

8/16/2016
Heart Health May Hinge on Easy Access to Fresh Food

Lack of dietary choices tied to early signs of heart disease

8/16/2016
Heat Waves Hit Seniors Hardest

Risk of high-temperature trouble rises with age and chronic health issues, experts warn

8/15/2016
How Long Will You Live? Look to Your Parents

Lower risk of dying from heart disease if mom and dad lived past 70, study suggests

8/15/2016
Blood Pressure-Lowering Diet May Help Treat Gout

DASH eating plan brings blood pressure down, and seems to relieve inflammatory joint problem

8/15/2016
Cancer Now Leading Killer in 12 European Nations

Gains against heart disease and stroke, especially in Western Europe, likely behind the shift

8/12/2016
8/11/2016
U.S. Kids Don't Make the Grade on Heart Health

Most don't eat right or get enough exercise, and the American Heart Association warns of problems ahead

8/10/2016
Regular Exercise: Antidote for Deadly Diseases?

High levels of physical activity linked to lower risk for two cancers, diabetes, heart disease and stroke

8/9/2016
Fidget Your Way to a Healthier Heart

Tapping toes, other movement when sitting for long periods may help benefit blood vessels, study suggests

8/9/2016
Task Force Calls for More Study Into Risks, Benefits of Kids' Cholesterol Screening

Panel does recommend screening kids for obesity starting at age 6

8/8/2016
Even Poorer Nations Not Immune to High Blood Pressure

Researchers cite aging populations, diet, inactivity and lack of preventive care

8/4/2016
When Diabetes Strikes, Get Moving to Lower Risk to Eyes

Study finds association between inactivity and heightened odds for diabetic retinopathy

8/4/2016
Sleep and Stroke Risk

Sleep disorders may increase the risk of stroke, new study finds.

8/3/2016
Heart Risk Factors Rise Before Menopause

'Danger zone' for women earlier than thought, study finds

8/2/2016
Diabetes Drug Victoza Might Not Help Advanced Heart Failure Patients

Study participants may have been too sick to benefit from the medication, diabetes expert says

8/1/2016
Fat May Not Hike Heart Attack Risk: Study

But it does raise diabetes risk, research with twins found

7/29/2016
Health Tip: Get More Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Find them in these nutritious foods

7/28/2016
Space Travel May Pose Risks to Heart

Exposure to radiation might explain Apollo astronauts' rate of heart problems, researcher says

7/27/2016
Is Pot Harder on the Heart Than Tobacco?

Damaging effects from marijuana smoke last three times longer than tobacco's, rat study finds

7/26/2016
Flu Shot Tied to Fewer Hospitalizations, Deaths in Type 2 Diabetes Patients

Risk of dying dropped almost one-quarter over 7 years in those who got the vaccine

7/26/2016
Are Stroke Centers Life Savers?

Study finds small advantage, but only if you get there quickly

7/26/2016
Millennial Women, Exercise and Heart Health

Reducing the risk of heart disease in young women.

7/22/2016
FDA Renews Call to Reduce Salt in Processed Foods

By cutting down on hidden sodium sources, agency hopes to reduce America's overall intake

7/20/2016
Even Your Heart May Benefit From Extra Education

People with more schooling tend to have less heart failure, study suggests

7/19/2016
Cutting Down on Sweets Can Help Kids' Hearts

Risk factors improved after just 10 days of sugar restriction, study finds

7/18/2016
9 Out of 10 Strokes Could Be Prevented, Study Finds

High blood pressure is the most important controllable risk factor

7/13/2016
How to Spot the Warning Signs of Heat Stroke

Risk of high-temperature trouble rises with age and chronic health issues, experts warn

7/13/2016
Rising Blood Sugar Hitting More Obese Adults

To curb diabetes, researchers urge serious weight-loss efforts

7/11/2016
Heart Failure After Heart Attack Tied to Cancer Risk in Study

Preliminary finding points to need for careful screening of cardiac patients, researcher says

7/5/2016
FDA Approves First Fully Dissolvable Stent

Device is absorbed by the body after about three years

6/30/2016
Inherited Cholesterol Disorder Significantly Boosts Heart Risks

Untreated, the condition also makes arteries age decades faster, study reports

6/29/2016
Progress Against Heart Deaths Starting to Wane, Report Warns

Obesity, diabetes epidemics may be to blame, doctors say

6/28/2016
Sudden Heart Death More Common in Male Minority Athletes

Inherited condition often the cause, study says

6/27/2016
Blood Pressure Problems During Pregnancy, Heart Trouble Later?

Spotting risk early may help women make healthy lifestyle changes sooner, study author says

6/27/2016
Type of Disease May Dictate End-of-Life Care

Cancer and dementia patients get more access to palliative care, VA study finds