Coronary and Artery News

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8/16/2005
How Garlic Works Its Cardiovascular Magic

Study uncovers mechanism by which the herb does some damage to do some benefit

8/11/2005
Report: Dangers of HRT Known for Decades

But other experts contend doctors had too little info to understand risks.

8/8/2005
Higher Insulin Levels May Contribute to Alzheimer's

Study found elevated levels increased inflammation

8/4/2005
Slightly Elevated Blood Pressure Raises Risk for Heart Disease

'Prehypertensive' people three times more likely to have heart attack, study finds

8/1/2005
Keeping Ovaries After Hysterectomy Boosts Survival

Study says preservation protects against heart disease, osteoporosis

7/19/2005
Insulin Resistance Linked to Heart Failure

Condition may be another predictor of heart problems, study finds

7/5/2005
Aspirin, Vitamin E No Help Against Cancer

Women's study also found vitamin E did little to protect against heart disease

7/5/2005
Sudden Cardiac Death Spells Heart Trouble in Family

Dying at young age means relatives should be tested for heart defects, study says

6/20/2005
Overweight People More Likely to Survive Bypass Surgery

But they have procedure at younger ages, researchers note

6/18/2005
Blood Protein Signals Heart Disease Risk

Routine screening for inflammatory C-reactive protein is increasing

6/16/2005
Scientists Grow Heart Bypass Blood Vessels in Lab

Bioengineering could benefit patients unsuitable for coronary surgery

6/14/2005
Fish Oil Doesn't Benefit Defibrillator Patients

The supplement may even harm people with the heart devices, study finds

6/13/2005
Tight Glucose Control Cuts Heart Disease Risk in Half

Researchers urge type 1 diabetics to monitor levels closely

6/10/2005
Depression Often Untreated in Heart Patients

Cardiologists need to spot warning signs, arrange for help, study suggests

6/8/2005
Statin Treatment Doesn't Help Heart Valve Problem

Anti-cholesterol drug ineffective against aortic stenosis in small trial

5/14/2005
Metabolic Syndrome Plagues Some Who Survive Testicular Cancer

Researcher suggests chemotherapy may contribute to complication

5/12/2005
Wider Use of Statins May Make Economic Sense

But experts not sure British finding would apply in United States

5/9/2005
Cocaine Can Harm Heart's Blood Vessels

High incidence of aneurysms found in users, study finds

5/4/2005
Treatment of Abnormal Heartbeat Tricky

Trial assesses two rhythm-restoring drugs for atrial fibrillation

5/3/2005
Not All Low-Fat Diets Created Equal

Those that focus on fruit, vegetables produce greater drops in cholesterol, study finds

5/3/2005
Drug-Coated Stents Show Shortfalls

Real-life results below those in controlled trials, study finds

5/3/2005
Father's Longevity Linked to Your Blood Pressure

French researchers find hypertension higher in those whose fathers died young

5/2/2005
Full-Time Workers Fall Short on Exercise

Part-timers have better chance to find time for workouts, researchers report

5/2/2005
Diet Can Circumvent Heart Disease

Studies suggest vegetable tablets, whole grains and baked or broiled fish

5/1/2005
Men's Social Status Linked to Heart Disease

Researchers find isolation can affect inflammation marker

4/30/2005
Too Little Magnesium Tied to Artery Troubles

Deficiency could lead to atherosclerosis

4/30/2005
Feelings of Discrimination May Hurt the Heart

Even subtle differences in treatment altered health of black women

4/30/2005
Liver Enzyme May Be at Root of Heart Disease

Researcher hopes to test the theory next in monkeys

4/26/2005
Combo Artery Surgery Needs More Study

Researchers suggest more trials to determine safety of combined surgeries

4/26/2005
Screening for Iron Disorder Urged

Study found workplace testing didn't create anxiety

4/25/2005
Bypass Surgery Doesn't Harm Cognitive Ability

New study finds heart procedure free of lasting deficits

4/25/2005
High-Volume Hospitals Best for Aortic Valve Repair

There's a better chance of getting the best device for your age, study finds

4/19/2005
Obesity Not as Life Threatening as Thought

Many cardiovascular risk factors among obese are declining, researchers find

4/18/2005
Statins May Halve Advanced Prostate Cancer Risk

Study hints at potential promise of cholesterol-busting drugs

4/3/2005
Cranberries May Help Keep Arteries Clear

Research on pigs revealed vascular benefits from powdered juice

3/22/2005
Pomegranate Juice Cuts Cardiovascular Risks

Mouse study finds it reduces fatty buildup on artery walls

3/21/2005
Congestive Heart Failure Drug May Lead to Kidney Trouble

Clinical trial review found increased risks, but manufacturer says Natrecor has no such impact at recommended doses

3/17/2005
Anger Hurts Younger Hearts

Hostile feelings can speed coronary artery disease, study finds

3/15/2005
Racial Disparities Persist in Heart Care

Studies point up gaps in many areas of cardiac treatment

3/14/2005
White Blood Cell Counts Hint at Heart Disease Risk

High levels in women indicate greater chances of cardiovascular trouble

2/22/2005
Unraveling Estrogen's Effect in Older Women

Researchers think they know why HRT raises cardiovascular risk after menopause

2/21/2005
Diabetes Boosts Heart Disease Risk in Women

Increase is worse than it is for men, study finds

2/17/2005
Wives Who Bite Their Tongues Risk Their Lives

Avoiding conflict with husbands boosts likelihood of death, study finds

2/17/2005
Hotline Offers Free Dental Advice

National call-in sponsors hope to boost overall health

2/15/2005
Heredity Plays a Role in Heart Artery Blockages

Fatty deposits form in dangerous places for some families, study finds

2/9/2005
Stretching Artery-Opening Stents Deemed Safe

Ensuring snug fit in vessel won't compromise patient outcomes

2/8/2005
Eating Well Staves Off Disability

Dairy, fruits and vegetables can help you function better as you age, study finds

2/7/2005
Gum Disease Seems to Clog Arteries

High levels of mouth bacteria linked to cardiovascular trouble, study finds

2/4/2005
Put Your Heart on That To-Do List

Women must keep a healthy lifestyle to avoid cardiovascular disease, experts advise

2/3/2005
Rheumatoid Arthritis Attacks the Heart

Study confirms it doubled the risk of heart failure in patients