Misc. Stroke Related Heart News

Date Posted
Article Title
2/23/2017
10 Daily Servings of Fruits, Veggies a Recipe for Longevity

Reductions seen in risk of heart disease, stroke, cancer and early death

2/22/2017
MRIs Can Be Safe for People With Heart Devices …

… if strict procedures are followed, researchers report

2/22/2017
Headaches Often Strike Before Strokes in Kids: Study

But, brain attacks are still very rare in children

2/22/2017
Unhealthy in Middle Age, Dementia in Old Age?

Diabetes, high blood pressure, smoking may set you up for Alzheimer's, research suggests

2/22/2017
Head Position Just After Stroke Doesn't Affect Recovery: Study

Lying flat or sitting up slightly neither boosted nor harmed patients' outcomes

2/21/2017
Loneliness Often Plagues Black Women at Risk for Heart Disease

Social isolation boosts their chances for cardiovascular trouble, researchers say

2/21/2017
Heart Disease Linked to Anxiety, Negative Feelings

And that's especially true for women, study suggests

2/21/2017
Learning Issues Common in Kids With Heart Defects: Study

Many fall behind before fourth grade, tests show

2/21/2017
After Wives Suffer Stroke, Husbands Adapt to Caregiving Role

Small study reveals men's day-to-day successes and struggles in caring for disabled spouse

2/21/2017
Testosterone Therapy May Have Benefits, But Risks Too

While trials show it boosts bone density and lowers anemia risk, heart risks also seen

2/20/2017
2/15/2017
Shocks From Implanted Defibrillators Trigger Health Costs of Their Own

Even when the shock was inappropriate, many people still got invasive medical procedures afterwards, study finds

2/15/2017
5 Ways Women Can Cut Their Heart Attack Risk

Heart disease is leading cause of death in U.S., but many don't know they have it

2/14/2017
Heart Disease Could Cost U.S. $1 Trillion Per Year By 2035: Report

American Heart Association estimates that nearly half of Americans will have heart disease in less than 20 years

2/14/2017
Heart Disease Affects Far More Than the Heart

Blocked arteries can restrict blood flow to the legs, feet, kidneys -- even brain, specialists say

2/13/2017
Beware Heart Attack Risk From Shoveling Snow

Canadian study finds cases rose for men after heavy snowfalls

2/10/2017
Amphetamine Abuse Abuses the Heart

Study finds arteries of recreational users look older than their years

2/9/2017
Heart-Healthy Tips for Your Grocery List

Start by loading up with veggies, preferably in a variety of colors, cardiologist says

2/8/2017
Gym Membership Makes Your Heart Fitter, Too

Study found health club members were far more likely to meet physical activity recommendations

2/8/2017
Calcium Buildup in Young Arteries May Signal Heart Attack Risk

Even small amount in 30s, 40s appears to boost the odds, study finds

2/7/2017
Know Your Heart's Numbers

Too few Americans aware of modifiable heart disease risk factors, such as blood pressure and weight

2/6/2017
Hospitalizations for Common Heart Rhythm Problem on the Rise

But those with atrial fibrillation are also more likely to live, study says

2/3/2017
What to Do If You Think You're Having a Heart Attack

Don't ignore chest pain and seek medical attention immediately, heart specialists say

2/2/2017
Can Pregnancy Harm Your Heart?

Links uncovered between preterm birth, multiple children and future cardiac problems

2/1/2017
Heart Risks May Boost Women's Colon Cancer Risk, Too

This was true even in normal-weight women, study suggests

1/31/2017
Fat Near the Heart a Hazard for Postmenopausal Women

Study ties 'paracardial' fat to raised risk of hardening of the arteries

1/31/2017
The Shame of 'Fat Shaming'

Those affected by weight bias more likely to have heart disease risk factors, study suggests

1/31/2017
Timing of Your Meals Might Reduce Heart Risks

American Heart Association report suggests eating more earlier in the day may be healthier

1/31/2017
Meal Timing and Heart Disease

Is skipping breakfast really bad for your heart health?

1/30/2017
ER Doctor Offers Tips for Safer Snow Shoveling

Be alert for signs of heart attack or hypothermia, and consider using a snowblower instead of a shovel

1/30/2017
Snowstorms May Bring Blizzard of Heart Troubles

Study finds higher rate of hospital admissions for heart attack, chest pain 2 days after storm

1/26/2017
U.S. Heart Failure Rates on the Rise

And heart disease remains the nation's leading killer

1/23/2017
Obamacare Boosted Coverage for the Chronically Ill, Study Finds

4 million with conditions like heart disease, asthma gained health insurance

1/20/2017
Poverty Harder on Women's Hearts, Research Shows

Poor females 25 percent more likely to have a heart attack than male peers

1/19/2017
New Heart Saving Device?

An implantable robotic device could help failing hearts continue to pump blood, new study finds.

1/18/2017
Higher Risk of Heart Disease for Blacks in Poorer Neighborhoods

Preventive measures must address social policies, researcher says

1/17/2017
Hispanics, Blacks Less Likely to Get High Blood Pressure Treatment: Study

Less than half from any group had BP under good control

1/16/2017
Can Coffee Perk Up Heart Health, Too?

In lab tests, caffeine blocked inflammatory response, but did not prove cause-and-effect

1/12/2017
Pregnancy OK for Most Women With Congenital Heart Conditions: Report

Preconception counseling helps moms-to-be understand potential risks, doctors say

1/12/2017
Wearable Sensors May Spot Illness Before Symptoms Start

New technology could help sense infections, type 2 diabetes and other conditions, scientists say

1/11/2017
High Blood Pressure Often Undiagnosed, Untreated

Half of mobile clinic patients with the condition said they didn't know they had it, study finds

1/11/2017
Migraine Linked to Higher Stroke Risk After Surgery

The risk is small, but concerning, researchers say

1/10/2017
Brisk Walk May Help Sidestep Heart Disease

In just 10 weeks, cholesterol, blood pressure and weight improved among women in study

1/7/2017
Timely Tips for Safe Snow Removal

The sedentary are most at risk for injury, doctors say

1/3/2017
Routine Checkup Should Assess Fitness, Too

Cardiorespiratory test would help gauge patients' heart disease risk, doctor says

1/3/2017
Study Ties Alcohol Abuse to Increased Heart Risks

Association similar to that from high blood pressure, smoking, obesity and diabetes, researchers say

12/28/2016
Diabetes Takes Biggest Bite Out of U.S. Health Care Spending

Top 5 diseases, conditions accounted for $437 billion in 2013

12/27/2016
On Hospital Wards, Patient Crises May Have 'Domino Effect'

When one patient has an emergency, the odds that a 2nd patient will face trouble also rises, study finds

12/27/2016
Heart Failure Drug Shows Promise in First Human Trial

Cimaglermin appears to strengthen cells and improve heart function, researchers report

12/23/2016
Head Off 'Holiday Heart Syndrome'

Eating and drinking too much can increase your risk for cardiac complications, experts advise