Misc. Stroke Related Heart News

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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

6/24/2016
Diabetes Ups Risk of Heart Attack Death

Study points to need for better coordinated care, more effective use of medications, cardiology specialist says

6/23/2016
Diabetes Plus Kidney Problems May Raise Heart Risks

Odds of death due to heart disease 15 percent higher in black Americans with both conditions, study finds

6/22/2016
Heart Attack Help? There's an App for That

Emergency medicine specialist says technology's potential in health care remains largely untapped

6/22/2016
Irregular Heartbeat More Deadly in Blacks: Study

They were twice as likely to suffer stroke, heart failure and death than whites with atrial fibrillation

6/22/2016
Many Male Docs May Overlook Female Heart Risks: Study

French team say search of health records finds gender gap

6/21/2016
Blood Test May Rule Out Too Many Donor Hearts

Results don't seem to alter survival rates, even 5 years after transplant, researchers say

6/21/2016
Long Work Hours May Hurt Your Health

At the job more than 60 hours a week had most damaging effects on women's well-being, study finds

6/20/2016
Just a Little of Statins' Effect Enough to Help Heart: Study

Driving cholesterol down to very low levels produced no extra benefit

6/20/2016
Aspirin Often Wrongly Prescribed for Atrial Fibrillation

Blood thinners -- not aspirin -- dramatically cut the risk of stroke, researchers say

6/17/2016
Blood Pressure May Soar if You Live Near an Airport

Rates nearly doubled for people exposed to engine noise, study found

6/17/2016
Puerto Ricans' Health Lags Behind Other Hispanics

CDC report finds they have higher risk for 'multiple chronic conditions'

6/16/2016
Single Working Moms Carry a Heart Burden

Stress, finances may boost cardiovascular risks for U.S. mothers, study says

6/16/2016
Chocolate and Your Heart Health

Will cutting chocolate out of your diet lower your risk of heart disease?

6/15/2016
Indoor Pollution From Fuels May Threaten Heart

Regularly burning kerosene, diesel was associated with serious risks in study

6/15/2016
Sleep Apnea Tied to Complications After Angioplasty

Nightly breathing troubles may increase risk of heart attack, stroke following the coronary procedure

6/15/2016
Heart Disease Down Among Over-40 Americans

Better control of risk factors such as smoking, high blood pressure likely behind the change

6/15/2016
Just 6 Percent of Chest Pain Cases in ER Are Life-Threatening: Study

Muscle strains, anxiety, gastrointestinal issues often to blame, doctor says

6/15/2016
Mixed News on Drinking and Heart Health

Booze may reduce heart attack odds, but up likelihood of another condition, study says

6/14/2016
Breast-Feeding a Boon to Preemies' Hearts: Study

Improvements seen in function and size 20 years later

6/14/2016
Diabetes Drug Victoza May Help the Heart: Study

Daily, injected medication shows 'encouraging' results in international trial

6/13/2016
Type 2 Diabetes, Heart Disease a Dangerous Combo

Prognosis may be worse than previously believed, study suggests

6/10/2016
Irregular Heartbeat May Be Deadly in Car Crash

Study found having atrial fibrillation was associated with higher death risk among accident victims

6/10/2016
Exercise and Stroke Risk

Being physically fit in your 40s helps prevent stroke later in life, study finds.

6/9/2016
Middle-Age Fitness Helps Ward Off Stroke Later

Study finds this one thing reduces risk by 37 percent

6/9/2016
6 Ways Women Can Take Care of Their Tickers

Currently, 1 in 4 American women dies from heart disease, CDC says

6/8/2016
Women Less Likely to Get Blood Thinner for Irregular Heartbeat

They have a higher stroke risk from the condition than men, doctor notes

6/6/2016
Shift Workers at Greater Risk of Heart Ills, Study Says

Abnormal sleep patterns may disrupt body's natural rhythm