Misc. Stroke Related Heart News

Date Posted
Article Title
12/29/2006
Health Tip: Heart Palpitations

The sensation may or may not indicate a serious health problem

12/26/2006
Methamphetamines May Be Toxic to Blood Vessels

Report posits increased risk for artery tears, stroke in users of the drug

12/23/2006
Healthy Hearts Never Take a Holiday

Expert suggests giving yourself a present by watching alcohol and food intake year-round

12/20/2006
Traditional Heart Risk Factors Outdo Biomarkers

Researcher says newer measures not ready for primetime

12/18/2006
U.S. Government Should Track Heart Disease: Experts

Current data on nation's No. 1 killer is piecemeal, experts say

12/13/2006
Health Tip: Low Blood Pressure May Be Dangerous, Too

Tell your doctor if you become dizzy or lightheaded

12/12/2006
Height Loss in Older Men Tied to Heart, Death Risks

Shrinking 3 centimeters or more may trigger bone loss that increases chance of illness, study suggests

12/1/2006
Health Tip: Fish is Good for Your Heart

It contains healthy fatty acids

11/29/2006
Health Tip: Blood-Thinning Drugs May Have Side Effects

Tell your doctor if you bleed too easily

11/28/2006
Health Tip: Who Needs Aspirin?

People who may benefit from a daily dose

11/22/2006
Cellular Changes Could Spur Heart Failure Death

Genetics could alter the cells' sodium channel function, study finds

11/16/2006
Health Tip: Thrombus vs. Embolus

An explanation of different blood clots

10/27/2006
Health Tip: Eat a Balanced Vegetarian Diet

Here's how to get the right nutrients

10/20/2006
10/11/2006
Drug Reverses Deadly Angioplasty Complication

Calcium channel-blocker nicardipine undid no-flow in arteries, study finds

10/6/2006
Health Tip: What's Pericarditis?

An inflammation of the heart's membrane

9/6/2006
Health Tip: Living With a Pacemaker

Follow your doctor's instructions

8/31/2006
Health Tip: Angina Is Chest Pain

It could be a sign of current or pending heart attack

8/31/2006
Health Tip: Chronic Kidney Disease Can Damage Heart

Early detection can help keep it under control

8/28/2006
U.S. Adds TLC to New Cholesterol Guide

80-page publication offers prescription for therapeutic lifestyle changes

8/25/2006
Health Tip: Hyponatremia is Salt-to-Water Imbalance

The condition -- and cause -- must be treated

8/21/2006
Health Tip: Know Your Blood Pressure

Are your pressure and cholesterol levels within normal range?

8/17/2006
Expanded Use of Plavix Approved

To prevent blocked arteries after heart attack

8/11/2006
Health Tip: What's a Pulmonary Embolism?

A dangerous blood clot that travels to the lungs

8/10/2006
8/4/2006
New Guidelines Out on Use of Anti-Clotting Therapy

Groups say stroke risk should be main determinant in treating patients with atrial fibrillation

8/3/2006
Blood Clot Threads Are Nature's Most Stretchable: Study

Fibrin fibers could be pulled more than four times their length before they broke

6/26/2006
Health Tip: Varicose Veins May Not Need Treatment

But talk to your doctor if you have pain

6/23/2006
Generic Versions of Zocor Approved

2nd-best selling cholesterol drug in U.S.

6/12/2006
Health Tip: Calf Pain Could Signal Cardiovascular Trouble

Peripheral artery disease often starts in the legs

5/29/2006
Health Tip: Do I Need a Vitamin E Supplement?

Most people can get enough from the right diet

5/23/2006
4/6/2006
Moderate Drinking Good for Women's Brains

Those who had two drinks daily had higher scores than teetotalers, study finds

3/31/2006
Immune Suppressing Drug Prevents Heart Transplant Rejection

In U.S. study, it surpassed standard anti-rejection drug

3/28/2006
Health Tip: Internet Recipes Good for the Heart

Heart Association offers tasty alternatives

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