Coronary and Artery News

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5/29/2014
Diabetics Fare Worse After Heart Surgery, Study Finds

Poorer results, higher costs seen in heart bypass patients with blood sugar disease

5/23/2014
Diabetes May Be Bigger Threat to the Female Heart: Study

Women with diabetes face 40 to 50 percent greater risk of heart disease than men with diabetes, researchers say

5/21/2014
Walking at Home Can Help Boost Poor Circulation in Legs, Study Shows

Easier than going to supervised exercise program for those with narrowed arteries, researchers say

5/9/2014
Exercise Crucial for Women's Heart Health After 30, Study Finds

Australian researchers, using long-term data, find physical inactivity the most likely predictor of heart disease in women

5/9/2014
FDA Approves New Type of Anti-Clotting Drug

Zontivity, which belongs to a novel class of drugs, reduced heart, stroke, cardiovascular death in patients

4/30/2014
Is Healthy Obesity a Myth?

Study found even with normal blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar levels, the obese had more artery plaque

4/29/2014
Ironclad Findings About Red Meat's Harms?

Analysis of 21 studies may bolster case against a diet of steak

4/25/2014
Statin Users Eating More Bad Food Than a Decade Ago, Study Shows

Doctors need to re-emphasize importance of healthy diet to patients, researcher says

4/23/2014
A Little Wine Might Help Kidneys Stay Healthy

Less than a glass a day may also help the heart in those who already have kidney disease, researchers found

4/3/2014
Heart Disease Haunted Mummies, Too

Thought to be a modern malady, it was as prevalent in ancient times as it is today, study suggests

4/3/2014
Exercise, Diet May Help 'Pre-Diabetics' Dodge Heart Disease Death

Study followed Chinese people with high blood sugar for more than two decades

3/31/2014
Stem Cells May Rejuvenate Failing Hearts, Study Suggests

Researchers found injecting them into damaged tissue improved organ's ability to pump blood

3/31/2014
New Drug Lowers Cholesterol Beyond What Statins Can Do, Study Finds

Whether it also prevents heart attacks and strokes isn't known yet, experts say

3/31/2014
Can Diet Soft Drinks Contribute to Heart Trouble in Women?

Those who consumed the most had highest risk, but the study results are preliminary

3/28/2014
Marriage Does Help the Heart, Study Finds

Researchers compared cardiovascular disease rates in more than 3 million Americans

3/27/2014
Vitamin D Deficiency May Be Linked to Heart Disease

Low levels raise odds for clogged arteries, preliminary results suggest

3/27/2014
Cholesterol Levels Spike During Winter Months, Study Finds

Tendency to eat more, exercise less when it's cold and snowy outside may explain trend

3/27/2014
Smoke-Free Policies May Protect the Heart

Study found hospitalizations for heart disease, stroke dipped after Michigan passed workplace smoking ban

3/27/2014
Tragedies Do Cause Broken Hearts, Study Suggests

Cases of Takotsubo cardiomyopathy -- or 'broken heart syndrome' -- jumped in Vermont, Missouri following natural disasters

3/6/2014
Lack of Sleep Compounds Health Problems for Obese Teens: Study

Researchers report it was independently associated with higher risk of heart disease, diabetes

2/25/2014
Healthy Adults Shouldn't Take Vitamin E, Beta Carotene: Expert Panel

Jury still out on whether multivitamins prevent cancer or heart disease, task force says

2/15/2014
Taking Care of Your Heart

Cardiologist offers advice to lower your risk of heart disease

2/14/2014
Supportive Mate a Good Match for Your Heart

Small study of couples found helpfulness seems associated with lower levels of calcium build-up in arteries

2/13/2014
Health Tip: Being Active With Heart Failure

Questions you should ask your doctor

2/11/2014
Survey Finds Most Americans Misinformed About Heart Disease

Many are not taking steps to change their lifestyle and protect their heart

2/11/2014
Early Treatment for Depression May Be Good for the Heart

Study found those getting medication/therapy were half as likely to develop cardiovascular trouble

2/10/2014
Low-Dose Statins Good Option for Some Heart Patients: Study

When combined with other cholesterol-lowering treatments, they could be as good as high-dose statins alone

2/10/2014
Fewer Heart Patients Now Dying From Heart Disease, Study Shows

Better surgical techniques, greater use of heart meds behind trend, researchers report

2/6/2014
New Guidelines Aim to Lower Stroke Risk in Women

Pregnancy, childbirth, female hormones can all influence lifelong risk, experts say

2/4/2014
Another Win for the Mediterranean-Style Diet

Firefighters who followed it most closely saw less weight gain, lower risk of heart trouble

2/4/2014
High Blood Pressure in Young Adults Could Mean Heart Trouble in Middle Age

25-year study tied even slight rise in early adulthood to future risk of clogged arteries

1/31/2014
CDC to Launch Latest Graphic Anti-Smoking Campaign

It will include now-deceased North Carolina woman whose appearance in first initiative stunned many viewers

1/21/2014
Sleep During the Day May Throw Genes Into Disarray

Study might explain why health problems are more common among night workers

1/20/2014
Sunlight Might Be Good for Your Blood Pressure: Study

Researchers figure out why, suggest not getting enough might raise risk for heart disease

1/6/2014
Many Hispanic Women Unaware of Heart Disease Risk Factors

Prevention strategies should target minority females, researchers say

12/20/2013
Fiber-Rich Foods May Cut Your Risk of Heart Disease

International study looked at fiber from wide range of sources

12/18/2013
Dementia Risk Might Rise for Older Women With Heart Disease

Study found 29 percent higher odds of mental decline compared to women with healthy hearts

12/18/2013
'Stress Gene' Might Raise Odds for Heart Attack, Death, Study Shows

Duke study finds genetic variation impacts those with heart disease

12/3/2013
Mild Heart Disease May Pose Equal Risks for Men and Women

Study calculated chances of heart attack and cardiac death

11/19/2013
Heart Valve Replacement May Be Getting Safer for Seniors

Study of aortic valve procedure finds death rates, hospital readmissions have dropped

11/18/2013
Statins Not Linked to Memory Loss, Dementia, Review Suggests

Despite FDA warning, researchers found no evidence these drugs cause declines in thinking ability

11/18/2013
Program Helps Heart Patients Stick With Meds After Leaving Hospital

Study found more took their pills as directed if they got personal attention from a pharmacist, reminders

11/7/2013
Metformin Won't Help Heart Patients Without Diabetes: Study

But it might have a future as a weight-loss drug, results suggest

10/28/2013
Radiation for Breast Cancer May Raise Heart Risks: Study

But experts say risk of cancer recurrence outweighs small chance of heart disease years later

10/24/2013
Stenting of Neck Arteries Tied to Higher Stroke Risk in Seniors

Evidence review comparing stent placement to procedure called endarterectomy found mixed results

10/16/2013
Link Seen Between Hardening of Arteries, Alzheimer's Plaques

Study of patients in their 80s looked at plaque deposits in their brains

10/15/2013
Bypass May Beat Angioplasty for Diabetics With Heart Disease

Study found higher quality of life after bypass than with less-invasive angioplasty

10/14/2013
High Smog Levels Tied to Serious Heart Problems

European study author calls for lower air-pollution threshold

9/12/2013
Even Younger Women With Diabetes May Face Higher Odds for Heart Disease

Finding was independent of women's other risk factors in early study

9/3/2013
Clearing More Arteries Works in Angioplasty Trial

U.K. heart study halted early after multiple artery clearings showed strong results