Coronary and Artery News

Date Posted
Article Title
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

11/18/2003
Genetic Link to Iron Overload Disorder Found

Scientists identify mutation that may cause metabolic disease

11/13/2003
Doctors Divided Over Cholesterol Drugs Study

At issue: It doesn't say which medicine better at halting cardiovascular events

11/13/2003
Pollution a Danger to Your Heart

Chronic exposure linked to increased cardiovascular disease death rates

11/12/2003
New Drug Cuts Risk of Second Stroke, Heart Attack

Study finds anti-clotting medicine should be used for year after first attack

11/12/2003
Healing Your Own Heart Valves

Those engineered from a patient's tissue can repair damage

11/12/2003
Emergency Surgery Critical After Failed Angioplasty

Delaying it may put patients at risk, study finds

11/11/2003
Simple Ways to Spot Heart Disease in Women

They could detect and help prevent heart disease in women

11/11/2003
Growth Factor Drug Helps Heart Heal

Injecting it into heart after attack regenerates damaged muscle

11/11/2003
A Boost for the Heart

Electrical device helps heart failure patients

11/10/2003
Stents Do the Trick for Heart Patients

They're a cost-effective way to open arteries, study finds

11/9/2003
Many Heart Failure Patients Don't Get What They Need

Appropriate therapies, counseling vary from hospital to hospital

11/6/2003
Ozone in Arteries Could be Danger Signal

Might serve as early warning of heart attack, study finds

11/5/2003
Top Number in Blood Pressure Tells All

Study finds it's a better predictor of heart disease

11/4/2003
Lupus Ups Risk of Heart Disease

Women with autoimmune disorder face higher chances of coronary problems

10/30/2003
FDA Issues Warning on New Heart Stent

Device linked to 60 deaths, but agency says it's safe to use

10/27/2003
Kidney Disease Increases Chance of Heart Disease

Heart Association warns that first condition puts people at high risk for second

10/24/2003
More Than One Stent at a Time Safe After All

Multiple, simultaneous stenting of arteries poses no dangers, study says

10/22/2003
Engineering Vessels for Bypass Surgery, Grafts

Tiny ones taken from rats re-engineered, implanted in other animals

10/22/2003
Monitoring Against Heart Failure

Daily tracking system reduces death rate for those with disease

10/17/2003
Heart Patients Often Lose Heart to Exercise

Even close call isn't motivation enough for everyone, study finds

10/17/2003
Catching Heart Trouble During Your Workout

Measuring oxygen pumping during exercise could help detect problems

10/16/2003
Mild Depression Can Damage Immune System

Study found older caregivers had higher levels of molecule that may lead to disease

10/15/2003
Coronary Bypass Benefits Older People, Too

The surgery can improve quality of life, study finds

10/14/2003
Hispanic Heart Patients Better Off

VA study finds they have better survival rates than whites or blacks

10/7/2003
Peanut Butter Good for Your Heart

Study finds peanut butter has as much Vitamin E as raw nuts

10/4/2003
Why Aging Hearts Slow Down

Study finds protein linked to pumping decline

9/30/2003
Disease Combo Raises Risks to the Liver

Hepatitis C and fatty liver disease tax the critical organ, study finds

9/26/2003
The Dangers of Trans Fatty Acids

Expert explains downside of compound found in fried, processed foods

9/23/2003
Heart Disease in Family Bad News for Babies

Risk of low birthweight newborns greater in these cases, study finds

9/17/2003
Buying Time for Stroke Victims

New compound lengthens 'treatment window,' researchers say

9/16/2003
Angioplasty and Stenting Carry Small Stroke Risks

Cardiac procedures may dislodge particles that travel to brain, study says

9/15/2003
Happy Marriage Strengthens a Woman's Heart

Good union reduces heart disease risk factors, study finds

9/15/2003
Damage of Drinking Continues After Women Stop

Study examines lingering heart effects in recovering female alcoholics

9/12/2003
Dodging the Dangers of High Cholesterol

More Americans are aware of the hazards, but not everyone takes them to heart

9/12/2003
Lowering Cholesterol: One Man's Story

An improved diet and plenty of time on the bike does the trick

9/12/2003
Stroke Patients Run Risk of Hidden Heart Disease

Researchers say they need to be checked even if they show no symptoms

9/11/2003
Binge Drinking Bad for Your Heart

Sporadic boozing packs on abdominal fat, study finds

9/10/2003
Lesbians Face Higher Heart Disease Risk

Study finds they generally weigh more, have more abdominal weight

9/10/2003
High Cholesterol at 40 Signals Heart Trouble Later

Your lifetime heart disease risk grows, new study finds