Misc. Stroke Related Heart News

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10/16/2017
Homicides Devastate Black Communities, But Prevention Gets Little Funding

Discrepancy hurts black Americans more than whites, researchers say

10/16/2017
A-Fib Hits Men Earlier Than Women

Excess weight also ups risk for the heart rhythm disorder, study says

10/11/2017
Stroke Risk Factors Are Rising

More people survive these brain attacks, but the health problems that cause stroke aren't going away

10/11/2017
Tai Chi: A Gentler Way to Exercise for Ailing Hearts

Gentle movements may be a steppingstone to traditional exercise

10/10/2017
Marriage and Heart Health

Relationship status may affect men's heart health, study finds

10/10/2017
A Man's Health May Rely on Health of His Marriage

Heart risk factors improve when married life is good, decline when it's not, study finds

10/9/2017
Can Sauna Sweats Lower Your Blood Pressure?

Frequent bathers reaped the most benefits in Finnish study

10/9/2017
Surviving Congenital Heart Disease as Child Not a Ticket to Good Health

Many of these children can also suffer from illnesses such as autism and respiratory conditions, study says

10/4/2017
Too Little of This Vitamin Could Harm Young Hearts

Leafy green veggies are a good source of the vital nutrient

10/4/2017
Surviving Heart Attack Often Means Leaving Job Behind

Danish research suggests more support needed for workers

10/3/2017
Measuring 30-Day Death Risk in Heart Failure Patients

Researchers develop 13-point assessment

10/3/2017
Breakfast and Heart Disease

Skipping breakfast may increase your risk of heart disease, new study finds

10/2/2017
Could Skipping Breakfast Feed Heart Disease?

Forgoing morning meal may reduce cardiac health and boost odds for diabetes, study suggests

9/28/2017
Can You 'Om' Your Way to a Healthy Heart?

American Heart Association says meditation may help, but don't forgo traditional medicine

9/28/2017
Many Patients Denied Costly New Cholesterol Drugs

Insurers and high copays limit use of PCSK9 inhibitors, study says

9/26/2017
The Benefits of Simply Moving More

You can improve heart health without structured exercise

9/25/2017
Stopping Aspirin Tied to Quick Rise in Heart Attack, Stroke Risk

Swedish study finds those who quit the daily low-dose pill face a more rapid risk of cardio woes

9/22/2017
Even a Little More Activity Could Save Millions of Lives

Think of walking to work or cleaning as low-cost preventive medicine

9/20/2017
Will an E-Cigarette Harm Your Heart?

The nicotine may cause adrenaline levels to spike, study finds

9/19/2017
This Mistake Can Cost Athletes' Lives in Cardiac Arrest

Bystanders often get distracted by a non-life-threatening issue, research shows

9/18/2017
9/15/2017
Smoking, Poor Diet Lead Global Death Causes

But disease study of 195 areas also finds some hopeful signs with many people living longer

9/15/2017
Early Onset of Pregnancy Complication May Raise Heart Risks

Doctors should monitor women with pre-eclampsia after childbirth, study suggests

9/13/2017
'Upside' to Diabetes Really Isn't

People with type 2 had lower risk of bulging or torn artery, but experts stress there's a much bigger downside

9/13/2017
Health Tip: Treating Sleep Apnea

To prevent significant health problems

9/11/2017
Do E-Cigarettes Damage Blood Vessels?

Small study links the devices to higher blood pressure, heart rate and stiffer arteries

9/7/2017
Remember This: A Healthy Body Keeps the Mind Sharp, Too

Major heart health groups say exercise, good diet can help you maintain memory as you age

9/6/2017
Uptick in U.S. Stroke Deaths Sets Off Alarms: CDC

High rates of obesity and diabetes are a major culprit, researchers say

9/5/2017
Severe Psoriasis Linked to Higher Risk of Earlier Death

But experts say there may be ways to reduce those odds

8/31/2017
Calcium in Arteries May Best Predict Risk of Heart Attack, Stroke

Factors such as cholesterol and blood pressure might be less of a concern, study contends

8/31/2017
New Hope From Old Drugs in Fight Against Parkinson's

Asthma medications may lower risk, but much more research is needed

8/31/2017
Play It Smart: Stay in School for a Healthier Heart

College degree may reduce your risk of cardiac disease by one-third, study suggests

8/30/2017
Bystander CPR Less Likely in Black Neighborhoods

People living in these areas may have less education about cardiac arrest and CPR, researchers say

8/30/2017
Oxygen Therapy Doesn't Boost Heart Attack Survival

Study found that even in older, sicker patients, the treatment didn't help

8/30/2017
Sleepless Nights Do No Favors for Your Heart

Study ties insomnia to heightened odds for heart disease, stroke

8/30/2017
As Temperatures Fall, Heart Attacks May Rise

Below-freezing weather might trigger reaction in people with clogged arteries, researcher says

8/29/2017
Diet Study Suggests It's Carbs, Not Fats, That Are Bad for You

But don't give up on fruits, vegetables and legumes -- they're still good for you

8/29/2017
Marriage a Blessing for Heart Attack Patients

They have better survival than divorced or single patients, research shows

8/28/2017
High Salt Intake May Double Heart Failure Risk

Study offers another reason to watch your intake

8/28/2017
Drug May Fight Heart Disease in Whole New Way

Study of injected medication suggests reductions in inflammation could be treatment target

8/28/2017
Undiagnosed Heart Condition 'AFib' May Be Common, Study Suggests

Continuous long-term monitoring led to diagnosis in 1 out of 3 high-risk adults

8/25/2017
Some Newborns Don't Get Heart Defect, Hearing Loss Tests

Such screens are critical to early intervention efforts, CDC officials say

8/24/2017
After Heart Attack, Just 1 in 3 Go for Rehab: CDC

Recommended outpatient treatment reduces risk of recurrence

8/23/2017
More Support for Tight Blood Pressure Control

Aggressive treatment seemed well-tolerated and worth greater expense, studies found

8/22/2017
Health Tip: Get Moving and Stay Active

And improve heart health

8/17/2017
Nurses Learn How to Get Patients to Say 'Yes' to Blood Thinners

Online training aims to make sure those hospitalized get treatment to prevent dangerous blood clots

8/17/2017
Which Heart Bypass Surgery Works Best?

Study compares 'on-' and 'off-pump' procedures

8/16/2017
Powerful New Cholesterol Med Won't Harm Memory, Easing Concerns

Study findings on Repatha are 'reassuring,' but expert wants longer follow-up

8/15/2017
A Little Drinking Might Lengthen Your Life: Study

But researchers stress too much alcohol can increase risk of early death

8/15/2017
Health Tip: The Facts About Fat

The good, the bad and the ugly