Coronary and Artery News

Date Posted
Article Title
3/4/2003
Surgery or Medication Both Work Against Angina

Each approach has benefits, drawbacks

3/3/2003
Timing of Hormone Therapy Could Be Crucial

Begun early, HRT may prevent heart disease

2/28/2003
Heart Disease: A Woman's Biggest Health Threat

It kills more American women than men

2/26/2003
Rethinking the Treadmill Test

Study finds heart function after the test is best measure of risk

2/25/2003
The Iceman Acheth

5,300-year-old man suffered many ailments common today

2/20/2003
Homocysteine Hikes Stroke Risk

High levels of amino acid in those with heart disease carries additional danger

2/18/2003
A Little Exercise Can Go a Long Way

As long as you feel the strain, your heart gains, new research says

2/17/2003
Too Many Kids Can Take Years Off Your Life

Parents who have more than two children face greater risk of heart disease

2/13/2003
Managing Chronic Disease Online

Study to examine Internet workshop for people with heart or lung disease, diabetes

2/7/2003
Low Estrogen Levels Linked to Coronary Disease

Hormone deficiency in premenopausal women could lead to heart problems, study finds

2/6/2003
Yo-Yo Dieting Tugs on Your Heart's Strings

Repeated rounds of weight gain and loss can lead to coronary damage

1/29/2003
Bypass Surgery Can Bypass Heart-Lung Pump

Study: Operation with no machine as effective and less expensive, too

1/20/2003
Enzyme Exacerbates Heart Disease

It triggers hardening of arteries, study says

1/13/2003
Anti-Inflammatory Aids Heart Patients

Celebrex improved three factors linked to cardiovascular disease

1/9/2003
Genetic Mutation Linked to Atrial Fibrillation

Discovery may lead to new treatments for this heart disorder

1/6/2003
Fish Keeps Arteries Fit

It's rich in amino acid that boosts blood flow

1/4/2003
Ex-Football Great Stars in Safe Heart Campaign

Calvin Hill spreads word about dangers of heart failure

12/16/2002
Doctors Chided for Neglecting Heart Risk

Readily available tools ignored, heart association president says

12/7/2002
Heart Disease Knows No Gender

Though many women don't know it, it's their biggest health threat

12/4/2002
Can Mammograms Spot Heart Disease?

Breast screening may catch indirect signs of heart trouble

11/19/2002
Heart Pump as Pricey as Transplant

Researchers find costs for both are similar

11/19/2002
HRT and Antioxidants Not Good For Heart

In fact, the treatments may be harmful

11/18/2002
Secondhand Smoke Bad for Kids

More proof that parents shouldn't smoke

10/25/2002
Another Way Your Heart Can Give Out on You

Study looks at impact of newly recognized form of congestive heart failure

10/22/2002
Intense Exercise Cuts Heart Risk

Study finds jogging, rowing, lifting weights are best

10/17/2002
Job Too Stressful? It Could Be Killing You

Study finds stress doubles death risk from heart problems

10/13/2002
Nurses Make the Difference

Heart bypass patients benefit from nurse follow-up care

10/11/2002
Waist Circumference Helps Predict Cardiovascular Risk

It may be better gauge than overall weight, study says

10/2/2002
Pill Prevents Rabbit Stents from Re-Blocking

Scientists hope trial drug does the same in humans with cardiovascular disease

9/30/2002
Statins OK For Kids

Cholesterol-lowering drugs don't affect growth and development, study finds

9/27/2002
Surgery Beats Balloon for Heart Disease

Surgery patients less likely to die or need repeat procedures, research finds

9/23/2002
Dangerous Blood Clots All Relative

Healthy family members of heart attack victims prone to similar clots

9/18/2002
Predicting the Path of Acute Coronary Syndrome

Eight-point model predicts risk of death

9/14/2002
For a Healthy Heart, Get an Early Start

By focusing on children now, doctors hope to reduce heart disease in adults later

9/6/2002
Mickey D's Fry Plan Wins Faint Praise

Fast-food giant to use heart-healthier oil for its fried foods

8/27/2002
Vitamin Cocktail After Angioplasty Boosts Heart Health

Vitamins lower homocysteine levels in those getting artery-opening procedure

8/19/2002
Protein Test Reveals Early Heart Disease

High levels of C-reactive protein link to high levels of calcium in arteries

8/19/2002
Heartening News About Honey

Research suggests it may offer some antioxidant protection

8/12/2002
Chelation Therapy's Mettle to Be Tested

Blood-cleansing technique to get first large-scale clinical trial as heart aid

8/5/2002
Measuring the Power of Statins

Scan assesses how well the drugs lower calcium buildup in arteries

8/5/2002
Gene Mutation Linked to Early Heart Disease

Dutch research says mutation affect artery elasticity

8/5/2002
Viagra Safe for Men With Heart Failure

Study says it also improves their ability to exercise

7/30/2002
Take Warnings About Sleep Apnea to Heart

It boosts your chances of developing cardiovascular disease

7/30/2002
Gingko Biloba Will Be Tested on Leg Artery Disease

Study to examine whether extract works on painful ailment

7/26/2002
Fishing for a Healthy Heart?

Omega-3 fatty acids promote elasticity in blood vessels

7/23/2002
Acetaminophen May Help Heal Hearts

Commonly used pain reliever appears to have antioxidant effects

7/22/2002
Gene Therapy Halts Heart Failure in Hamsters

But no immediate benefit seen to human heart patients

7/17/2002
Gene Protects Against Heart Disease

Could lead to screening tests to identify those at risk

7/2/2002
HRT No Savior for Women With Heart Problems

Particularly true for older women on hormone therapy, study finds

6/19/2002
Heart Patients Can't Always Count on Good Cholesterol Levels

Some who meet the guidelines still suffer progressive coronary disease