Misc. Stroke Related Heart News

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9/28/2015
Preschoolers Can Learn Heart-Healthy Lifestyles

Kids benefit from being taught good food and exercise habits, study reports

9/28/2015
Medical Costs Soar for Smokers Who Develop Artery Disease

More likely to be hospitalized for related leg problems as well as heart disease, heart attack, study finds

9/28/2015
Sweetened Drinks May Damage Heart, Review Finds

Added sugars raise risk of heart troubles, stroke, experts say

9/24/2015
Taking Blood Pressure Drugs at Night May Help Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

Study finds taking medication at night cut risk of blood sugar disorder in half

9/23/2015
Researchers Pinpoint Brain Region That Manages Multistep Tasks

Brain injury, diseases can easily disrupt this area that helps control behavior, study finds

9/23/2015
Coffee May Not Risk Irregular Heartbeat, Study Claims

Finds no link between beverage and increased odds of atrial fibrillation

9/22/2015
Many Critically Ill Patients Lack 'Do Not Resuscitate' Orders

After surviving cardiac arrest, only one in four let doctors know their wishes, study finds

9/21/2015
Pregnancy Complications May Be Linked to Later Heart Disease

Risk was particularly high for women who had more than one health problem during pregnancy, study suggests

9/17/2015
Researchers Pinpoint Genes Linked to Height, Heart Disease

Sequencing technology has enabled scientists to ID genetic source of some conditions

9/16/2015
Heating, Cooking Are Top Contributors to Air-Pollution Deaths Worldwide

Agriculture also accounts for significant proportion, study says

9/15/2015
Air Pollution Exposure May Boost Risk of Early Death

Fine toxic particles are absorbed deep into lungs and blood, researchers say

9/15/2015
Wealthy Blacks Fare Worse Than Whites After Heart Attack: Study

Research showed racial survival differences were greatest among the richest

9/15/2015
Diabetes Takes a Toll on Women's Hearts

Studies find up to a 40 percent greater risk of coronary problems in females

9/14/2015
Sleep Apnea Treatment May Reverse Unhealthy Brain Changes

In small study, continuous positive airway pressure reduced nerve activity that causes heart ills

9/14/2015
People in Their 50s Benefit Most From Low-Dose Aspirin, Report Says

Heart-disease preventive may simultaneously reduce colon cancer risk, task force suggests

9/11/2015
Major Study Calls for Even Tighter Control of High Blood Pressure

Aggressive treatment cut rates of heart attack, heart failure and stroke by one-third, deaths by one-quarter

9/10/2015
Short, Intense Workouts May Help Hearts of Type 2 Diabetics

This kind of exercise might also improve diabetes control, researchers say

9/9/2015
Could Young Men's Low Heart Rate Predict Violent Crime?

Researchers find a link but not cause-and-effect relationship

9/4/2015
Exercise Appears Safe, Helpful for Pulmonary Hypertension

Research review might reassure concerned cardiologists

9/2/2015
Heart Doctors May Have Hard Time Spotting Valve Problems

Additional training improved detection of heart murmurs and accompanying conditions, study finds

9/1/2015
Your Heart Is Likely 'Older' Than You Are

Smoking, high blood pressure and cholesterol can age this vital organ, CDC says

9/1/2015
Cutting Calories May Help You Fend Off Age-Linked Disease: Study

Smaller portions could lower risk of heart disease, diabetes, even in low-risk people

9/1/2015
Secondhand Smoke in Pregnancy, Youth Tied to Irregular Heartbeat Years Later

Effect was strongest for those without other risk factors for atrial fibrillation, but more study needed

8/31/2015
Cold Weather May Up Risk of Stroke, Severe Heart Attack for Some

But more study needed to determine what strategies might cut those risks

8/31/2015
Two Measures of Heart Health May Hint at Seniors' Independence

Researchers eye earlier detection of decline

8/31/2015
Knee, Hip Replacement Surgeries Linked to Heart Risks

Odds are highest in the month following the procedure, study finds

8/27/2015
High Blood Pressure During Pregnancy May Reappear Later in Life: Study

Genetics might play a key role in the findings, researchers say

8/26/2015
Most Don't Need 'Bridging' When They Stop Warfarin Temporarily

Clot risk doesn't appear to rise without additional drug treatment, study finds

8/26/2015
Childhood Cancer Survivors Who've Had One Stroke at Risk of Second

Rate is double that of people without cancer who've lived through one stroke, study finds

8/25/2015
After Heart Attack, Quitting Smoking Boosts Mental Health, Quality of Life

People who kick habit also report less chest pain, study finds

8/25/2015
Mom's Healthy Diet Linked to Lower Heart Defect Risk at Birth

Researchers looked at what women ate before getting pregnant

8/25/2015
Health Tip: Having Heart Palpitations

Strong emotions or medication are possible triggers

8/24/2015
Exercise May Be Good Medicine for Irregular Heartbeat

Obese patients with atrial fibrillation saw odds of recurrence decline as fitness level improved

8/20/2015
When Your Spouse Has a Stroke, Your Health May Suffer, Too

Years of caregiving take physical, emotional toll, study finds

8/19/2015
Insulin Pumps Nearly Halve Risk of Heart Disease Death for Type 1 Diabetics

Better blood sugar control, greater education may help explain results, researchers say

8/13/2015
Could Your Smartphone Help Boost Your Heart Health?

Special apps, trackers may boost weight loss, exercise, quitting smoking, early studies suggest

8/12/2015
Blood Chemical Test May Predict Risk of Heart Disease Death

But high-sensitivity troponin screening isn't yet approved in U.S.

8/12/2015
Moderate Exercise May Reduce Men's Heart Failure Risk

But study also finds too much exercise raises the odds of heart trouble

8/11/2015
Mixed Results on Value of Testosterone Supplements for Men's Health

They may not harm the heart, but most men didn't see boost in sex lives either, study found

8/11/2015
Screen Teens With Depression for Heart Disease, Experts Say

New recommendations note these adolescents not recognized as high-risk group

8/10/2015
More Evidence That Southern Cooking Boosts Heart Risk

Avoid diet heavy in fried food, processed meats and sugary drinks, experts advise

8/7/2015
Including Pharmacist on Medical Team May Aid Blood Pressure Control

Patients had more medication adjustments if a pharmacist was involved in their care, study finds

8/5/2015
Too Few Heart Attack Patients Get Cardiac Rehab, Study Finds

Home-based programs could provide alternative for those unable or unwilling to travel, researchers suggest

8/5/2015
Poor Thinking Skills in Seniors Linked to Heart Attack, Stroke Risks

Common tie between disorders may be blood vessels, expert suggests

8/5/2015
Hysterectomy at Younger Age Tied to Heart Disease Risks

Obesity was the cardiovascular disease risk factor most strongly linked with the procedure at all ages

8/5/2015
Spicing Up Your Meals Might Extend Your Life

Regularly eating chili peppers, other hot foods linked to lower risk of death during study period

8/3/2015
Women and Blacks Fare Worse After Heart Attacks: Study

Disparities in care may be one reason for the differences, researchers say

7/31/2015
More Progress Needed To Get Stroke Patients Rapid Care

Study finds transport time to specialized center was sometimes longer than two hours

7/31/2015
Do Sporty Teen Girls Live Longer, Healthier Lives?

Exercise from 13 to 19 cut odds for early death from cancer and all causes, researchers say

7/30/2015
Older Smokers With Migraines May Face Added Stroke Risk

Study finds no increased risk among nonsmokers