Coronary and Artery News

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7/19/2010
Cholesterol Screening Rates Too Low in Young U.S. Adults: CDC

About half get tested, while up to one-quarter have high 'bad' levels, research shows

7/18/2010
Traffic Pollution Linked to Risk Factor for Sudden Cardiac Death

High exposures tied to reduced heart rate variability in those with lung, heart disease, researchers find

7/16/2010
Women at Greater Risk From Serious Angina Than Men: Study

Severe heart disease more likely among women with the condition, researchers say

7/13/2010
Childhood Cancer Survivors at Risk of Premature Death

But few older survivors are monitored for new cancers and other side effects of treatment, researchers say

7/12/2010
Screening Guidelines Miss Many Kids With High Cholesterol

Researchers suggest that universal testing may be a better option

7/6/2010
Anxiety Disorders, Heart Disease a Bad Combination: Study

Anxiety seems to up odds for heart attack, death in people with cardiovascular trouble

6/30/2010
Fetal Genes May Be Linked to Certain Heart Disease in Adults

Enzyme could play key role in onset of dangerous heart enlargement, study shows

6/29/2010
Latest Study on Diabetes Drug Avandia Finds No Heart Risks

Report in direct contrast to other new research that found the opposite

6/28/2010
Gender-Specific Formula for Women's Peak Heart Rate 'More Accurate'

New model better predicts risk of heart-related death, researchers say

6/28/2010
Statins May Not Be as Helpful for Those Without Heart Disease

There's little evidence that they actually prevent the condition, researchers say

6/28/2010
Diabetes Drug Avandia Ups Heart Risk, Reviews Conclude

Two studies published in advance of FDA hearing on drug's fate

6/26/2010
No Omega-3 Heart Benefit Seen in Women With Type 1 Diabetes

But men with condition who consumed the most had lower incidence of heart disease, study found

6/24/2010
Most Americans Get Too Much Salt

Much of it comes from processed foods that don't taste salty, CDC experts say

6/23/2010
Abuse May Raise Risk of Heart Attack, Stroke in Migraine Sufferers

Mistreatment, neglect in childhood increased chances of cardiovascular disease, researchers say

6/23/2010
Mouse Study Sheds Light on Diabetes-Heart Disease Link

Blood sugar woes may hamper important nerve cell signaling, scientists say

6/22/2010
More Evidence That B Vitamins Alone Won't Counter Heart Risks

Heart attacks, strokes not reduced in those taking B12 and folic acid supplements, study finds

6/21/2010
Higher Testosterone Tied to Heart Trouble in Older Men

Further study may unravel whether hormone levels actually cause the problem, researcher says

6/21/2010
Obesity Doesn't Always Guarantee Heart Disease

Those without other risk factors may not develop the condition, study suggests

6/19/2010
Most Heart Patients Skimp on Exercise After Rehab

A year later, only 37 percent were doing cardio exercises 3 times a week, study finds

6/18/2010
Moderate Coffee, Tea Drinking Lowers Heart Disease Risk

And moderate to high tea consumption cuts risk of dying from the condition, study finds

6/18/2010
Ninety Percent of Stroke Risk Due to 10 Risk Factors

Eighty percent of stroke risk due to five lifestyle factors, international study finds

6/15/2010
Calcium, Vitamin D Supplements OK for Arteries

No evidence of raised stroke or heart risks in those taking moderate doses, researchers say

6/15/2010
Mediterranean Diet Linked to Better Cardiac Function

Was associated with more heart rate variability in study

6/9/2010
Shortness Boosts Heart Disease, Death Risk: Study

Short people face 1.5 times greater chance of cardiovascular trouble, Finnish researchers say

6/1/2010
Dual Therapy Best for Preventing Bleeding After Heart Procedures

But combined techniques less likely to be used for those at highest risk, study finds

6/1/2010
Shorter Hospital Stays May Hinder Heart Failure Patients

Quicker discharge tied to more readmissions, at-home deaths, study finds

6/1/2010
Matching Heart Donors by Race Unnecessary?

Death rates higher among black recipients, but ethnicity of donor made no difference, study shows

5/28/2010
Potential New Source of Stem Cells for Heart Repair

Amniotic membrane used by Japanese researchers to rejuvenate damaged heart muscle in rats

5/28/2010
Toothbrushing May Stave Off Heart Woes

Study finds link between lack of oral hygiene and cardiovascular disease

5/27/2010
Too Many Stroke Patients Go Without Statins

Nearly 1 in 5 survivors risks another attack when doctors fail to prescribe the meds, study shows

5/26/2010
Gene Mutation Linked to Congenital Heart Disease

Discovery may lead to better treatments down the road, researchers say

5/26/2010
Healthier Fats Replacing Trans Fats, Study Finds

The food industry is 'trying to do the right thing,' researcher says

5/21/2010
Heart Disease Among Childhood Cancer Survivors Tied to Gene Mutations

Children with certain variants who were treated with low-dose cancer drug at higher risk, study shows

5/20/2010
Medical Devices Driving Up Heart Care Costs

Drug-coated stents, implanted defibrillators add more than $4 billion to U.S. health bill, study shows

5/20/2010
Fat in Males, Females Differs Genetically, Mouse Study Shows

Finding might explain why men store fat around belly, women around the hips

5/20/2010
When Heart Patients Discharge Themselves, Hospital Bills Increase

Study found their care cost more if and when they were readmitted

5/19/2010
Study Challenges Notion That Moderate Drinking Protects the Heart

Higher social status, better overall health could explain the link, researchers say

5/11/2010
Prevention Gets Credit for Fewer Heart Deaths

But increases in diabetes and obesity could reverse the trend, experts warn

5/11/2010
Barbara Walters' Prognosis Is Excellent, Doctors Say

Increasingly common surgery will replace aortic valve to improve blood flow

5/11/2010
Overtime Boosts Heart Attack Risk

Work stress may take a toll on your heart, researchers say

5/10/2010
Bran Intake Helps Those With Diabetes

Study finds lower death rates among women who ate the most whole grains

5/10/2010
Air Pollution Raises Risk of Heart Disease, Death

Danger comes from microscopic contaminants from fuel combustion, report says

5/7/2010
Depression After Heart Attack Tied to Brain Changes

Longer-term studies needed to see whether psychological or physical symptoms occur first

5/7/2010
Genes Tie Blood Fat to Heart Disease

Mutation can increase risk by up to 40 percent, researchers say

5/5/2010
Risks Rise for Other Surgeries After Stent Implants

Danger is greatest in first six weeks, study finds

5/4/2010
Hospitals Falling Short on Heart Patients' Follow-Up Care

Not tracking heart failure outcomes after discharge leads to readmissions, study finds

4/27/2010
Calcium Scan Improves Heart Risk Prediction

It may give doctors new tool in treating and managing heart disease, experts say

4/26/2010
Arteries Age Twice as Fast in Smokers

Study shows progressive stiffening, which leads to blockages

4/26/2010
Nearly Half of U.S. Adults Have Heart Risk Factors

High blood pressure, high cholesterol or diabetes now widespread, CDC survey finds

4/26/2010
Antidepressants May Improve Heart Health

Patients taking SSRIs had reduced risk of blood clots, hardened arteries, study found