Coronary and Artery News

Date Posted
Article Title
9/10/2003
High Cholesterol at 40 Signals Heart Trouble Later

Your lifetime heart disease risk grows, new study finds

9/8/2003
Working Off Weight Helps Those With Syndrome X

People with these metabolic abnormalities at greater risk for heart disease

9/5/2003
A Closer Look at Lipids

Study aims to detail their role in major illnesses

9/3/2003
New Hope for People With Heart Failure

Drug may help reduce risk of death and illness in those with chronic disease

9/3/2003
Statins Can Ease Leg Pain

Cholesterol-lowering drug helps people with peripheral artery disease

8/26/2003
Cardiac Scan Predicts Heart Attack Risk

But expert wonders whether it's any better than a skilled doctor

8/18/2003
Program Educates Black Women About Cardiovascular Disease

Poet Maya Angelou featured in prevention campaign

8/6/2003
Vitamin C May Screen Secondhand Smoke

California study finds oxidation chemical drops

8/4/2003
Exercise Can Combat Erectile Dysfunction

Even though men are prone to it as they age, a healthy lifestyle can help

7/30/2003
Statins Always Help the Heart

Drugs even work for those with cardiac failure who don't have high cholesterol

7/25/2003
For Antioxidants, Go Straight to the Source

Eating foods high in these molecules better than popping pills, study finds

7/24/2003
Surgeons May Soon Be in Short Supply

Study finds there won't be enough heart, eye doctors to treat aging population

7/21/2003
A Tomato a Day Keeps Heart Disease Away

Risk drops by 30 percent for those who eat pizza, tomato sauce and the like

7/17/2003
Loss of Stem Cells Linked to Atherosclerosis

Aging affects ability of bone marrow to send out cells to repair arteries

7/16/2003
Exercise Flexes Arteries

Physical activity can counter genetic risk of stiffness, study finds

7/8/2003
Depression Makes Heart Patients Feel Worse

It's a better predictor of quality of life than severity of disease, study finds

7/3/2003
A Better Beta Blocker For Heart Failure

More lives were saved by newer drug, major European study finds

7/2/2003
New Proteins Could Aid Cancer, Heart Treatments

Scientists discover new class of proteins that spur blood vessel development

7/2/2003
Viagra May Be More Than Impotence Drug

Adding it to standard medicine helped those with pulmonary hypertension

6/25/2003
Mediterranean Diet a Lifesaver

It cuts death risk from heart disease, cancer

6/23/2003
Scanning for Heart Disease

Combination imaging offers good evaluation of coronary damage

6/16/2003
An Early Predictor of Heart Disease

Increased risk seen for women who have hypertension, diabetes during pregnancy

6/13/2003
Pinpointing Clotting Problems

New test quickly measures thrombin in blood

6/13/2003
Looking at Link Between Kidney Failure and Heart Disease

National study to examine possible connections

6/12/2003
Statins Slash Heart Disease Risk for Diabetics

Cholesterol-cutting drugs reduce dangers even in those with "normal" cholesterol

6/10/2003
Bypass Surgery Best on a Beating Heart

'Off-pump' procedure prevents blood clots, study says

6/10/2003
MRI Spots Impending Stroke

Study finds scan helps detect dangerous plaque

6/9/2003
Asian-Americans Face 'Silent' Heart Disease Threat

Study finds many show no symptoms until they have a heart attack

6/6/2003
Health Highlights: June 6, 2003

  • States Move to Relax Motorcycle Helmet Laws
  • British Doctors Urged to Forgo Neckties
  • Prairie Dogs Trigger Midwest Illness
  • WHO Says SARS Outbreak Has Peaked
  • Montana Bulls Came From Herd With Mad Cow Case

6/6/2003
Human Arteries Engineered in Lab

May one day be used in bypass surgeries, study says

6/4/2003
Intense Diabetes Therapy Cuts Heart, Kidney Trouble

Management shows complications not a foregone conclusion

5/31/2003
Commitment to Heart Health Must Start in Childhood

Heart association offers tips to help kids avert later problems

5/28/2003
Angry Children Hurt Their Heart Health

Hostility in kids can lead to cardiovascular disease, study finds

5/16/2003
Races React Differently to Hypertension Drugs

Study finds doctors need a combination of medications at hand

5/16/2003
Molecule Battles Heart Disease

Once thought a contributor to cardiovascular disease

5/13/2003
Genetics Play Part in Hardening of Arteries

Common gene variant increases risk of cardiovascular disease

5/2/2003
Erectile Dysfunction Linked to Heart Disease

Study found presence of first could point to presence of second

4/24/2003
FDA Approves First Drug-Coated Stent

Device expected to sharply reduce re-clogging of vessels

4/20/2003
Blood Treatment Targets Heart Disease

Experimental theory to be tested in large-scale study

4/18/2003
Low-Carb Diets Work Without Boosting Heart Risk

Women lost twice the weight as those on low-fat plans

4/17/2003
Part of Genetic Tie to Heart Disease Explained

Disease risk lower in people with gene variation in immune system cells

4/16/2003
Cancer Drug Improves Stent Outcomes

Taxol keeps narrowed vessels open after angioplasty, study finds

4/11/2003
Drug Combo Clobbers Heart Disease Risk

Two lipid-lowering meds are better than one, study finds

4/10/2003
Protein Inhibits Atherosclerosis

Discovery could lead to treatments for this potential killer

4/9/2003
A New Theory Behind Dangerous Blood Clot Disorder

Thromboembolism killed NBC reporter David Bloom

4/4/2003
Godfathers of the Cocktail Hour

California researchers were first to document health benefits of alcohol

3/31/2003
Fish Protects Diabetic Women from Heart Disease

The more you eat, the greater the protection, a new study finds

3/20/2003
Test Reveals Early Evidence of Heart Disease in Diabetics

It can detect calcium deposits in arteries

3/10/2003
Hardened Heart Valves Cause Problems

Linked to higher risk of heart disease and stroke

3/5/2003
MRIs May Be Alternative to Stress Tests

Doctors can detect disease in those with difficulty exercising