Coronary and Artery News

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9/12/2014
Diabetics Face Much Greater Risk of Heart Damage, Study Says

Ultra-sensitive test detects trouble even with normal cholesterol, researchers find

9/9/2014
Statins May Help Kids With Genetic Cholesterol Disorder

Researchers found the earlier they were given, the less arteries hardened in adulthood

7/31/2014
No TV or Obesity, But Ancient People Still Had Heart Disease

Mummy study shows that, just like today, inflammation spurred blood vessel blockages

7/17/2014
Childhood Sex Abuse May Be Linked to Heart Disease Risk in Women

Researchers found more signs of thickening in neck arteries of these women during mid-life

7/16/2014
Is Obesity an Advantage After Heart Procedures?

Experts urge caution in interpreting study results

7/11/2014
Poor More Prone to Leg Circulation Trouble

Focus is needed on treatment and education about condition that limits leg circulation, researchers say

7/11/2014
A Little Alcohol May Not Be Good for Your Heart After All

New gene-focused review suggests that cutting down on drinking is always heart-healthy

7/3/2014
Change Bad Habits Early, Save Your Heart Later

Young adults who adopt healthier lifestyle can cut their heart disease risk, researchers say

6/18/2014
Depression Doubles Odds of Heart Attack for Younger Women: Study

And compared with older women and men, they are more likely to become depressed, researchers say

6/4/2014
Heart Patients Without Artery Plaque Buildup Still Face Risks: Study

They still have an increased likelihood of heart attack, death, researchers found

6/3/2014
Take Heart: Mediterranean Diet Combats Type 2 Diabetes, Study Says

It's especially beneficial to those at risk of heart disease, researcher contends

6/3/2014
1 in 10 Heart Attack Patients May Have Undiagnosed Diabetes

Recognizing and treating the disease early may prevent cardiovascular complications, study author says

6/2/2014
More Hispanics Took Heart Meds After Medicare Part D Launch

But only small increase was seen among black patients during same period, study found

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
'Stress Gene' Might Raise Odds for Heart Attack, Death, Study Shows

Duke study finds genetic variation impacts those with heart disease