Misc. Stroke Related Heart News

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Article Title
3/21/2006
Billing Records Help Assess Care for Heart Patients

The best hospitals produce the best results, study finds

3/1/2006
Radiowave Technique Steadies Abnormal Heartbeats

Catheter ablation helped atrial fibrillation patients in study

2/24/2006
Two Rare Clotting Genes Hike Heart Disease Risk

Study analysis finds moderate increase for cardiac problems

1/25/2006
Health Tip: Brush Your Teeth, Help Your Heart

Gum care important in controlling plaque

12/14/2005
Health Tip: Pins And Needles That Won't Go Away

Don't let it linger; a doctor's consultation may be needed

11/28/2005
Health Tip: Be Careful Shoveling Snow

It can be dangerous for some people

11/24/2005
Could Hormone Replacement Help Younger Women?

Research will see if the therapy can prevent heart disease just after menopause

9/22/2005
9/6/2005
Health Tip: Remembering Your Medicine

So you don't forget an important dose

8/29/2005
Your Workout May Help You Beat Gum Infection

Heart-healthy habits help fight dental diseases

8/8/2005
Beta Blockers Best After Cardiac Surgery

Study finds they prevent irregular heartbeat after procedures

8/4/2005
New Uses for Blood Pressure Drug Approved

To improve chances for high-risk heart attack survivors

8/1/2005
Health Tip: Know Your Heart's Limits

Then exercise within your range

7/6/2005
A New Risk Factor for Heart Disease

Study finds oxidized phospholipids may lead to blockage of heart arteries

6/23/2005
Blood Test Predicts Heart Attack Risk

When patient complains of chest pain

6/8/2005
Viagra Ingredient Helps Blood Pressure Disorder

Rare condition can destroy heart

5/18/2005
HRT May Help Heart, Swedish Research Suggests

Small study finds it reduces enlarged cardiac muscle

5/3/2005
Health Tip: Lowering Blood Pressure

Maintaining healthy habits is key

4/30/2005
Health Risks Escalate for Overweight Kids

Study finds unexpected differences between blacks, whites

4/29/2005
Nitric Oxide May Have Connection to Heart Failure

Study raises possibility of new treatments

4/14/2005
Ephedra Ban Lifted by U.S. District Judge

FDA says it's evaluating the ruling before deciding whether to appeal

4/13/2005
New Clues to Killer Heart Failure

Underlying health problems may be best treatment target, researchers say

4/1/2005
New Techniques Safely Remove Deep Vein Clots

They're also quicker, saving health-care costs, studies find

3/29/2005
Health Tip: Fears and Phobias

Putting your heart at risk

3/28/2005
Artery Cells Can Produce Heart Disease-Linked Protein

C-reactive protein discovery a new insight into killer illness

3/24/2005
Device Treats Chest Aneurisms

Prevents rupture of aortic weak spot

3/15/2005
Breast Cancer Radiation Carries Little Cardiac Risk

Better technology means this treatment safer than ever, study finds

3/9/2005
Computer-Alert System Reduces Blood Clots

When prompted, physicians must decide whether to give preventive treatment

3/7/2005
Laughter is Ha-Ha-Heart Healthy

Blood flow increases when folks watch funny movies, study finds

3/7/2005
Implanted Defibrillator Helps Spot Death Risk

It tracks trouble with daily heart rhythms, study finds

3/7/2005
Blood Sodium Levels Affect Heart Failure Survival

Doctors should pay closer attention to this key factor, study finds

3/7/2005
Low-Dose Aspirin Reduces Stroke Risk for Women

But the drug only cuts heart attack risk in older women, study finds

3/2/2005
Spotting Heart Valve Patients at Risk

Size of mitral valve opening may determine need for surgery

2/28/2005
Almost Lost in FDA Hearings, Naproxen Gets Thumbs-Up

Experts testify that original study saying pain drug could hike heart risk was faulty

2/23/2005
New Treatment for Heart Failure

Blood pressure drug assumes dual role

2/22/2005
Pot Smoking May Raise Stroke Risk

Case reports aren't conclusive, but raise concern

2/21/2005
Heart Disease Risks Common in Migraine Sufferers

Hypertension, high cholesterol common in people with migraine

2/21/2005
2/9/2005
Cardiac Stem Cells Found in Newborns

Discovery provides new hope for repairing damaged hearts

2/3/2005
Health Tip: Chest Pain Is Nothing to Sneeze At

It's not wise to ignore chest pain

1/25/2005
Tailored Drug Protects Heart Attack Patients

Variation of anti-clotting agent heparin improves survival rates, study finds

1/24/2005
Fried Fish Raises Stroke Risk

Broiled or baked reduces it, study finds

1/23/2005
Viagra May Reverse Enlarged-Heart Damage

Mouse study indicates erectile dysfunction drug can treat hypertrophy

1/17/2005
Health Tip: Evaluating Heart Murmur

Qualified professional can tell whether it's serious

1/7/2005
12/30/2004
More Kids at Risk for Future Heart Trouble

Experts warn many already showing signs

12/29/2004
Drugs Recommended to Clear Heart Arteries

Bypass no better for most having elective vascular surgery

12/29/2004
Exercise Cuts Heart, Diabetes Risk Factors

Program reduces incidence of metabolic syndrome

12/29/2004
Migraine Sufferers Report More Angina

But study finds no increased heart disease risk

12/22/2004
Obesity Surgery Shows Benefits Years Later

Study finds people lose more weight, avoid complications