Coronary and Artery News

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7/18/2016
9 Out of 10 Strokes Could Be Prevented, Study Finds

High blood pressure is the most important controllable risk factor

7/14/2016
Obesity More Deadly for Men Than Women: Study

Losing even a little weight could cut the risk, researchers say

7/5/2016
Is U.S. Government Subsidizing Fattening Foods?

Study found Americans who ate the most grains, dairy and livestock products had more health issues

7/1/2016
U.S. Cancer Survivors Living Longer

Likelihood of other chronic conditions will stress health care system in next two decades, report predicts

6/30/2016
Inherited Cholesterol Disorder Significantly Boosts Heart Risks

Untreated, the condition also makes arteries age decades faster, study reports

6/29/2016
Progress Against Heart Deaths Starting to Wane, Report Warns

Obesity, diabetes epidemics may be to blame, doctors say

6/20/2016
Just a Little of Statins' Effect Enough to Help Heart: Study

Driving cholesterol down to very low levels produced no extra benefit

6/17/2016
Blood Pressure May Soar if You Live Near an Airport

Rates nearly doubled for people exposed to engine noise, study found

6/15/2016
Heart Disease Down Among Over-40 Americans

Better control of risk factors such as smoking, high blood pressure likely behind the change

6/9/2016
6 Ways Women Can Take Care of Their Tickers

Currently, 1 in 4 American women dies from heart disease, CDC says

6/1/2016
Severe Obesity May Boost Infection Risk After Heart Surgery

Excess weight also linked to extended hospital stays, study finds

6/1/2016
Women With Migraine May Face Higher Threat of Heart Disease, Stroke

Researchers say it should be considered an independent risk factor for future heart trouble

5/25/2016
Common Abnormal Heart Rhythm Linked to Cancer Risk

But study only found an association and doesn't prove that atrial fibrillation causes cancer

5/24/2016
More Evidence That Smog a Heart Threat

Study found 3 months of exposure linked to higher cholesterol levels, especially for those with diabetes

5/17/2016
Sleep Apnea May Raise Risks for Angioplasty Patients

Research suggests that breathing disorder could exacerbate heart disease

4/26/2016
Night Shift Work May Be Tough on a Woman's Heart

But study found the effect waned after nurses stopped working odd hours

4/20/2016
Lonely, Isolated People May Be Prone to Heart Disease, Stroke

Study found social isolation raised the risk by 30 percent

4/18/2016
Metformin Safer for Heart Than Other Common Type 2 Diabetes Drugs: Study

Large analysis found up to 40 percent lower risk of heart disease death versus sulfonylureas

4/13/2016
Obesity in Teens Seems to Raise Risk for Illness, Death in Middle Age

Health experts worry trend will only get worse, since teens followed in long-term study were thinner than kids today

4/5/2016
Harmful Artery-Stiffening Seen in Healthy 40-Year-Olds

Evidence of brain changes at such an early age surprises researchers

3/24/2016
Mammograms May Also Help Spot Heart Disease, Study Suggests

The breast screening test compared well to heart CT scans, researchers say

3/24/2016
Daytime Sleepiness, Long Naps Linked to Heart Risks: Study

People who nap more than 1 hour a day also more likely to develop type 2 diabetes, researchers say

3/23/2016
Depression Tied to Worse Outcomes for Heart Patients

Heart attack, early death more common in depressed patients, study suggests

3/16/2016
A Healthy Heart May Protect an Aging Brain

Study found seniors who met more heart-healthy goals showed less decline in thinking skills

3/1/2016
A Daily Cup of Tea May Soothe Your Heart

Regular drinkers had fewer heart attacks, less calcium buildup in their arteries, study finds

3/1/2016
Lower Fruit, Vegetable Prices Might Save Lives

Studies found that also raising taxes on sugary drinks may prevent even more deaths

3/1/2016
Abuse, Poverty in Childhood Linked to Adult Health Problems

Study found cancer, heart disease were more likely to crop up decades later

2/24/2016
Staying on Low-Dose Aspirin Before Heart Surgery Deemed Safe

Study finds no increased risk of bleeding in 30 days after operation

2/23/2016
Younger Female Heart Patients More Likely to Need Follow-Up Care

And, that's despite having healthier blood vessels, study says

2/23/2016
Anxiety in Women May Mask Heart Disease Symptoms, Researchers Say

Reduced blood flow 75 percent more likely in those who feel anxious, study finds

2/17/2016
Health Tip: Protect Your Heart

Here's what you can do

2/16/2016
Cholesterol in Eggs May Not Hurt Heart Health: Study

Research also finds other dietary cholesterol doesn't appear to up heart disease risk

2/15/2016
Physically Demanding Job, High Blood Pressure a Bad Mix for Women

Nurse study suggests it may triple heart disease risk

2/10/2016
Flu Shot May Guard Against Irregular Heart Rate: Study

Vaccination was associated with fewer cases of atrial fibrillation, but more research is needed, authors say

1/13/2016
Study: Tissue Heart Valves Seem Best for Middle-Aged Patients

They wear out faster but don't carry the clotting risks that metal valves do, research shows

1/11/2016
Exercise May Lower Heart Disease Risk in Depressed People: Study

Regular activity linked to reduced inflammation and less blood vessel stiffening

1/4/2016
Newer Blood Pressure Drugs as Good as Older Ones: Study

Analysis indicates ACE inhibitors and ARBs are equally effective, researchers say

12/21/2015
Sudden Cardiac Arrest May Not Be So Sudden

Study found symptoms showed up a month before attack in roughly half of all cases

12/16/2015
Heart Disease Now Kills 1 of Every 3 Americans

Heart attack and stroke are leading causes of death worldwide, too, report finds

12/15/2015
Shingles Linked to Raised Heart Risks for Seniors, Study Finds

Chance of stroke, heart attack increased most in the first week after diagnosis of the painful rash

12/11/2015
A Newborn's Heart Attack Shows Heart Can Regrow, Recover

This case and animal research demonstrate regeneration of cells is possible, researchers say

12/4/2015
Sense of Purpose in Life May Boost Longevity, Heart Health

Those who felt useful to others were 20 percent less likely to die during study period

12/3/2015
Too Few Americans Are Taking Needed Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs: CDC

Only half who should are using medications to help prevent heart disease

12/1/2015
1 in 8 American Adults Still Have High Cholesterol: CDC

Many don't meet targets, and expert says even those targets aren't good enough to prevent heart attacks

11/25/2015
Smog Raises Heart Risks in Those With Diabetes, Study Says

Long-term study showed prolonged exposure linked to heart disease, stroke

11/25/2015
Heart Disease Doesn't Take a Holiday

Don't forget to take your meds with you when you travel, expert says

11/13/2015
Arm Artery Access Safer for Angioplasty, Review Finds

When compared to using the groin artery, there were fewer bleeding events, death rates

11/12/2015
Scientists Pinpoint What Level of Vitamin D Promotes Heart Health

Though it is lower than traditionally thought, many people still deficient, researchers say

11/11/2015
Angioplasty May Not Boost Survival for Some Heart Disease Patients

Most people should try medication plus lifestyle changes first, experts say

11/10/2015
Football Linemen at Higher Risk for Heart Troubles, Study Finds

Having to bulk up makes them more vulnerable than other players, experts say