Coronary and Artery News

Date Posted
Article Title
4/26/2004
Stem Cells Stem Heart Damage

Study finds injections improved function in those with severe congestive heart failure

4/20/2004
Study Backs Bypass Operations Without Pumps

They're as effective as surgeries that use heart-lung machines

4/20/2004
Heart Disease Exacerbates Immune Disorders

Study suggests low-fat diet for those with autoimmune diseases

4/20/2004
Fat Sites Best Predict Heart Risk

Study: Obesity alone not best forecaster, especially in women

4/6/2004
Hardening of Arteries Takes Emotional Toll

Atherosclerosis linked to depression, study finds

4/2/2004
Testosterone Therapy Not For Every Man

Treatment may lead to early arrival of heart disease, experts say

4/2/2004
Men Need to Track Their Blood Pressure

And if it's high, they should take action, experts say

4/1/2004
Here's to the Two-Legged Commute

Use your feet on Walk to Work Day

3/31/2004
Study: Inflammation No Solid Gauge of Heart Disease

Finds traditional risk factors are better than C-reactive protein

3/25/2004
Tai Chi Tames Chronic Health Conditions

Ancient Chinese practice benefits people with various chronic maladies

3/19/2004
Sherry Joins Ranks of Heart-Friendly Drinks

It appears to offer same cardiovascular benefits as red wine

3/17/2004
Light Drinking OK for Some Hepatitis C Patients

Cardiovascular benefits can outweigh minimal effect of liver disease progression

3/17/2004
Hypertension in Childhood a Harbinger for Heart Disease

High blood pressure increases risk of hardened arteries in adulthood

3/15/2004
HIV Leads to Hardening of Arteries

Immune system disease linked to increased risk of atherosclerosis

3/12/2004
Progressive Lung Disease Linked to Heart Trouble

Pulmonary fibrosis patients 4 times likelier to have artery disease

3/8/2004
Anticoagulant Shows Promise

Experimental compound prevents blood clots in people with cardiovascular trouble

3/8/2004
Exercise As Good As Angioplasty For Some Heart Patients

Better results at half the cost, study finds

3/5/2004
Stress Stresses the Heart

Study offers new insight about cumulative effect on cardiovascular disease

3/4/2004
Depression in Women Can Hurt the Heart

Study links it to increased risk of death in women with cardiovascular disease

3/3/2004
New Way to Stitch Up Arteries

Simpler, safer method closes punctures after angioplasty, stenting

3/2/2004
U.S. Halts Another HRT Trial

Estrogen-alone therapy increased stroke risk, had no effect on heart disease

2/28/2004
Be Smart When It Comes to Your Heart

Simple steps can cut your risk of cardiovascular disease

2/27/2004
New Treatment for Blacks With Heart Failure to Be Tested

Study will look at how well combo drugs dilate blood vessels

2/25/2004
Deciphering a Cholesterol Drug

Researchers learn more about part of action of ezetimibe in intestines

2/23/2004
'Good' Carbs Cut Heart Disease Risk

Diets high in plant-based fibers seem to stave off coronary problems

2/19/2004
New Molecular Marker for Heart Disease Found

Protein linked to inflammation points to cardiovascular trouble

2/19/2004
Discovering How a Cholesterol Drug Works

Company researchers uncover the mystery after the fact

2/16/2004
Drug Combo Cuts Death Risk for Heart Patients

Four inexpensive drugs lowered the odds by 90 percent, study finds

2/16/2004
Your Heart's Health Is in Your Hands

Wise lifestyle choices can stop cardiovascular disease before it starts

2/16/2004
Heart Trouble Can Start in the Young

Cardiologist gives advice on diet and exercise to overweight kids

2/10/2004
Inflammation Marker Linked to Eye Deterioration

C-reactive protein a risk factor for macular degeneration

2/4/2004
Aggressive Therapy Helps Older Heart Patients

Study finds it shouldn't be shunned simply because of age

1/26/2004
Do Statins Lower Risk of Bone Fractures?

More research needed into possible association between two, study says

1/22/2004
New Clue to Why Younger Women Face Lower Stroke Risk

Study finds they tend to have less neck artery plaque than men

1/16/2004
Exercise Helps Heart Failure Patients

Following a supervised program improves their chances of survival

1/13/2004
New Fungus Compounds Halt Hardening of Arteries

In study of mice, they prevent accumulation of blood fats

1/12/2004
Hispanic Teens Face High Chances of Heart Disease, Diabetes

Alarming number have at least one risk factor for these health problems

1/4/2004
Stopping Heart Disease in Its Tracks

Eat right and exercise regularly, doctors advise

12/29/2003
Smokers: Consider Your Legs

Blocked arteries can lead to amputation

12/22/2003
Drug-Coated Stents Safe, Effective in Real World

Study finds they work in a broader patient group

12/17/2003
Studies: Inflammation a Bad Actor for Heart

Find severe, early artery blockage in lupus patients

12/16/2003
Nailing Down Gender Differences in Heart Disease

Study finds specific measures don't predict outcome identically between women, men

12/12/2003
New Risk for Heart Disease Found

Overweight people with smaller-sized apolipoprotein more likely to have heart disease

12/5/2003
Parental Size Can Spell Health Trouble for Kids

Study finds greater risks for children of short mothers and overweight fathers

12/4/2003
Company Defends New Drug-Coated Stent's Safety Record

Clotting risk no greater than with bare metal stents

12/2/2003
Heart Failure Can Kill Embryos

But ultrasound can help predict miscarriage, research says

11/25/2003
Finding Best Treatment for Heart Failure

International study tries to find which therapies will work best

11/24/2003
Nitric Oxide a Player in Heart Health

Study shows link between it and robust arteries

11/21/2003
Holiday Cooking That's Good for Your Heart

Cookbook features recipes that are festive without being fattening

11/18/2003
Vioxx Has No Effect on Arteries

New painkiller doesn't undercut aspirin in heart patients, study finds