Misc. Stroke Related Heart News

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3/31/2014
Raised Risk of Heart Trouble Seen in Celiac Disease Patients

Researchers suggest inflammation caused by the digestive disorder may explain the link

3/31/2014
Study Ties Daylight Saving Time Change to Rise in Heart Attacks

Michigan hospitals had more related admissions the next Monday, researchers found

3/31/2014
Can Diet Soft Drinks Contribute to Heart Trouble in Women?

Those who consumed the most had highest risk, but the study results are preliminary

3/28/2014
Overweight Teens Don't Share in Life-Expectancy Gains: Study

Death before 50 more likely for those who were heavy during adolescence

3/28/2014
Marriage Does Help the Heart, Study Finds

Researchers compared cardiovascular disease rates in more than 3 million Americans

3/27/2014
Vitamin D Deficiency May Be Linked to Heart Disease

Low levels raise odds for clogged arteries, preliminary results suggest

3/27/2014
Exercise Affects Men's, Women's Hearts Differently: Study

Finding might have implications for standard cardiac testing, experts say

3/27/2014
Tragedies Do Cause Broken Hearts, Study Suggests

Cases of Takotsubo cardiomyopathy -- or 'broken heart syndrome' -- jumped in Vermont, Missouri following natural disasters

3/27/2014
Marathon Training Might Boost Heart Health

Middle-aged male runners get a lot of health mileage out of race prep, study finds

3/25/2014
Moms Who Keep 'Baby Weight' May Risk Heart Trouble

Study finds weight gain increases odds for heart disease, diabetes

3/24/2014
Tiny Wireless Pacemaker Shows Early Promise

But complications can occur, study found, and more research is needed

3/19/2014
Most Women Don't Know Warning Signs of Stroke: Study

Hispanic women are least likely to recognize when it is time to call 911, researchers report

3/18/2014
Scientists Probe Dark Chocolate's Health Secrets

Heart benefits may stem from reaction in stomach bacteria, research suggests

3/17/2014
Daily Fish Oil Supplement May Not Help Your Heart: Studies

Get your omega-3s from food, not pills, experts suggest

3/17/2014
Coordinated Care Helps Elderly With Chronic Diseases

Odds of complications, hospital admissions lower when patients see fewer doctors, says study

3/17/2014
Lower IQ, Worse Heart Fitness in Teens Linked to Risk of Early Dementia in Men

Swedish researchers followed a million men for more than 40 years

3/14/2014
Wider Waistline May Mean Shorter Lifespan: Study

Evidence review suggests extra inches raise risk of dying younger, regardless of body weight

3/13/2014
Mexican-Americans Fare Worse After Stroke, Study Finds

Compared with whites, they had poorer physical, mental outcomes 3 months after brain attack

3/13/2014
Every Minute Matters With Clot-Busting Stroke Drug: Study

Every 60 seconds shaved off how quickly tPA was given meant patient had one less day of disability

3/13/2014
High Blood Pressure Common, Often Untreated in U.S. Hispanics: Study

Lack of insurance, language barriers might be obstacles to care, expert says

3/12/2014
Pregnancy-Related Diabetes Tied to Future Heart Risk

20-year study compared thickness of neck arteries

3/12/2014
Even Slightly Higher Blood Pressure May Raise Stroke Risk: Study

Experts say the finding highlights importance of keeping blood pressure under control

3/11/2014
New Knees, Hips May Also Help the Heart

Joint replacement might boost physical activity in arthritis patients, study author says

3/5/2014
Obesity Rates Triple in Canada

More than one in five will be obese by 2019, study says

3/5/2014
Secondhand Smoke in Childhood Thickens Arteries

Measurements suggest raised risk for later heart attack, stroke, researchers say

3/4/2014
Health Tip: Choose Heart-Healthy Proteins

Gain the benefit without the fat

2/28/2014
Treatment Costs Vary for U.S. Children Born With Heart Defects

Study tied higher-cost hospitals to more surgical complications, longer patient stays

2/27/2014
Study Questions FDA Warning Against CT Scans for Those With Heart Devices

It found no harm to patients with devices such as pacemakers, defibrillators, but agency still concerned

2/27/2014
Kids Born With HIV May Face Heart Risks Later, Study Suggests

Doctors should watch for signs of cardiovascular disease, researcher says

2/27/2014
FDA's New Food Labels Would Focus on Calories, Sugar Content

Another goal: give consumers a better understanding of realistic serving sizes

2/27/2014
Getting Teeth Pulled Before Heart Surgery May Pose Serious Risks

Study found 8 percent of those who did suffered a heart attack, stroke, kidney failure or death

2/26/2014
2/25/2014
Transfusions Risky During Certain Heart Procedures, Study Finds

Angioplasty patients run the risk of heart attacks, strokes and death, researchers say

2/25/2014
Heavy Kids Exposed to Everyday Chemicals May Face More Heart Risks

Endocrine system might be disrupted by these water, stain repellants, study says

2/25/2014
2/25/2014
Diabetes Boosts Stroke Risk for Women, But Not Men: Study

Research finds big gender gap, which one doctor believes is tied to better treatment for men

2/24/2014
Blood Thinners Now Recommended for People With Irregular Heartbeat

Updated guideline from American Academy of Neurology aims to reduce stroke risk

2/24/2014
Death of Partner Boosts Risk for Heart Attack, Stroke, Study Says

The first month is crucial, but then the threat diminishes, researchers say

2/24/2014
Health Tip: Depression and Heart Disease

Exercise will help brighten your day

2/21/2014
Could You Work the Device That Restarts Hearts?

U.S. health officials recommend learning to use publicly placed defibrillators

2/20/2014
Iron Deficiency May Raise Stroke Risk

Study found lack of key mineral can make blood 'stickier' and more likely to clot

2/18/2014
Surgery Might Top Drugs as First Therapy for Irregular Heartbeat: Study

But safety issues may still make medications better choice for many patients, experts say

2/16/2014
Start Heart-Healthy Lessons in Childhood, Expert Says

Limiting screen time, boosting exercise are essentials

2/14/2014
Giving Magnesium to Stroke Victims Early Not Helpful: Study

Made no difference in long-term outcomes, but other drugs being developed might, study says

2/14/2014
Ovary Removal Might Raise Odds for Bone Loss, Heart Disease

Doctors should assess overall risks in premenopausal women, study suggests

2/14/2014
Supportive Mate a Good Match for Your Heart

Small study of couples found helpfulness seems associated with lower levels of calcium build-up in arteries

2/13/2014
Moderate Exercise May Cut Women's Stroke Risk

Study found brisk walking, tennis lowered chances of brain attack by 20 percent

2/13/2014
Stroke Risk May Persist Longer Than Thought After Childbirth

Although rates are very low, study finds increased risk continues for 12 weeks after delivery

2/13/2014
Early Clot-Busting Treatment Helps Most Stroke Patients: Study

Even the elderly and those who had more severe attacks showed less disability later

2/13/2014
Health Tip: Being Active With Heart Failure

Questions you should ask your doctor