Coronary and Artery News

Date Posted
Article Title
3/19/2002
Quick Call on Heart Failure

New blood test is more than 80 percent accurate, and takes only 15 minutes

3/18/2002
Plaque Vaccine Shows Promise

Mouse study holds promise for treating human artery disease

2/12/2002
Viagra Deemed OK for Men With Heart Disease

Erection pill cleared, but study urges men get doctor's nod before sex

2/4/2002
Weight Loss Alone May Lower Risk of Heart Disease

Lowers levels of dangerous inflammatory molecule

1/18/2002
New Robotic Bypass Surgery a Success

Patient, with fewer scars and risks, says he feels 'good'

12/19/2001
How Red Wine Puts Cork in Heart Disease

Blocks compound that causes arteries to harden

12/11/2001
Men Have More Heart Tests

Women less likely to get cardiac catheterization after a heart attack, regardless of their doctor's gender, says study

11/30/2001
Thin Have-Not Tots Face Ticker Trouble

Later poverty raises risk of coronary heart disease, study says

11/14/2001
Heart Protein Predicts Future Attack

High levels of troponin call for aggressive therapy, says study

11/6/2001
Inflammation Signals May Predict Heart Disease

Studies find two molecules may play key roles

10/16/2001
Targeting Toxins After Cardiac Surgery

Antibodies crucial to protect kidneys, says study

9/21/2001
Aggressive Is Best for Older Heart Patients

Artery-opening procedures work better than drugs, study finds

9/10/2001
Heart Ache? Don't Hesitate

Call 911 if you even suspect you're having a heart attack

9/3/2001
Study: Clot Risk from Stents Higher Than Thought

But overall risk is still low, experts say

8/31/2001
Good to the Last Heart Attack?

Norwegian study links coffee to circulatory disease, but U.S. experts are skeptical

8/28/2001
Heart Failure Can Lead to Potassium Deficiency

Certain foods, supplements can help

8/28/2001
The Beat Goes On … Slowly

Air pollution affects heartbeat even in the young and healthy

8/20/2001
Hormone Therapy May Halt High Blood Pressure

Study raises new questions about effect on women's heart disease

8/9/2001
No 'E's in Heart Disease

Put antioxidants back in the bottle; they hurt, don't help, 'good' cholesterol production, says study

8/4/2001
Study Challenges Gum Disease Link to Heart Disease

Take smokers out of the mix and those with periodontitis are at no greater risk

7/24/2001
Secondhand Smoke Does Its Damage in 30 Minutes

Study finds blood vessels in nonsmokers narrow quickly

7/23/2001
HRT: The Heart of The Matter

Two reports debate whether hormone therapy prevents heart disease

7/16/2001
Take a Pint and Call Me in the Morning?

Moderate beer quaffers have less heart disease risk, study shows

7/12/2001
Smoking, Gene Variants Triple Risk of Heart Disease

Nasty combination packs wallop for men in British study

7/12/2001
Fat's the Way the Cookie Crumbles

'Healthier' oil makes junk food worse for you, says study

7/10/2001
Heart Risks: The Great Equalizers

Long-term study says most people have same risks for heart disease

7/9/2001
Tea Stirs Your Blood

Black tea improves artery openings in heart patients

5/29/2001
Bypass Surgery in a Different Vein

New 'detour' method avoids major surgery