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Fitness in Youth Can Pay Off Decades Later: Study November 30, 2015

The better 20-somethings performed on treadmill tests, the lower their odds for dying in middle age

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

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

Heart Disease Doesn't Take a Holiday November 25, 2015

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

Adults With Heart Defects May Face Higher Risk of Stroke: Study November 24, 2015

Researchers urge these patients to visit a cardiologist regularly

Could PMS Raise Women's Risk for High Blood Pressure? November 24, 2015

Study found rise in odds for hypertension in those with moderate-to-severe premenstrual syndrome

High 'Resting' Heart Rate Tied to Higher Odds of Early Death November 23, 2015

But more research is needed before this can used as a marker, expert says

Danger Persists for Young Women After Heart Attack, Stroke November 23, 2015

Odds of another life-threatening event are much higher than normal, study says

Depressed Black Americans May Be at Risk for Heart Woes November 17, 2015

Study links depression to stroke and heart disease over 10-year period

Lower Blood Pressure Target Could Save Lives: Study November 09, 2015

Risk of heart troubles was lowered by 25 percent, while death risk was reduced 27 percent

Fewer Americans Than Ever Sticking to Heart-Healthy Lifestyle, Study Finds November 09, 2015

Less than 6 percent of adults tracked in long-running research are keeping critical risk factors at bay

Carbon Monoxide Levels in Breath Might Point to Stroke Risk November 09, 2015

People who exhaled higher concentrations of the gas were at increased odds for an attack, researchers say

Extracting Clot Beats Clot-Busting Drug Alone in Study of Stroke Patients November 03, 2015

People who had removal procedure were more likely to have functional independence after 90 days

Few Americans Know Warning Signs of Stroke October 27, 2015

New song can help people recall symptoms and act quickly if one occurs, experts say

Death Rates From Major Illnesses Fall in U.S. October 27, 2015

Prevention key to continued progress in fighting cancer, heart disease and diabetes, researchers say

Pot Use Tied to Specific Type of Stroke in Young October 26, 2015

Stroke patients who smoked marijuana also tended to be younger than those who didn't, study finds

Study Links Flu Vaccine to Short-Term Drop in Stroke Risk October 16, 2015

Research only sees an association, not a cause-and-effect connection

Job Stress Tied to Stroke Risk, Study Suggests October 14, 2015

Those with demanding jobs and little control seem most vulnerable, researchers found

Many Doctors Admit Difficulty in Treating Unexplained Stroke: Poll October 09, 2015

Lack of knowledge can affect outcomes, chances of second strokes, survey authors say

Worse Psoriasis, Less Healthy Arteries, Study Finds October 08, 2015

Chronic skin disorder linked to increase risk for heart attack and stroke

Colds, Flu Up Odds for Stroke in Kids, Though Risk Is Low: Study September 30, 2015

Researchers also found children who had all of their vaccinations were less vulnerable

Earlier Hormone Therapy May Pose Less Risk for Menopausal Women September 30, 2015

Starting treatment around onset of menopause seems to lower threat to heart, study says

Fidgeting Might Be Good for Your Health September 23, 2015

Having the jitters may undercut some of the negative effects of prolonged sitting, British study contends

Diabetes Takes a Toll on Women's Hearts September 15, 2015

Studies find up to a 40 percent greater risk of coronary problems in females

Major Study Calls for Even Tighter Control of High Blood Pressure September 11, 2015

Aggressive treatment cut rates of heart attack, heart failure and stroke by one-third, deaths by one-quarter

Acupuncture Might Help Ease High Blood Pressure September 02, 2015

But small study isn't conclusive, experts say

Your Heart Is Likely 'Older' Than You Are September 01, 2015

Smoking, high blood pressure and cholesterol can age this vital organ, CDC says

Secondhand Smoke in Pregnancy, Youth Tied to Irregular Heartbeat Years Later September 01, 2015

Effect was strongest for those without other risk factors for atrial fibrillation, but more study needed

Blood Pressure May Be Key to Brain Hemorrhage Recurrence September 01, 2015

Survivors who kept pressure under control helped prevent a second 'bleeding stroke,' study found

Could Lots of Coffee Up Heart Risks for Young Adults With High Blood Pressure? August 31, 2015

Study finds an association, but can't prove cause and effect

Cold Weather May Up Risk of Stroke, Severe Heart Attack for Some August 31, 2015

But more study needed to determine what strategies might cut those risks

Most Don't Need 'Bridging' When They Stop Warfarin Temporarily August 26, 2015

Clot risk doesn't appear to rise without additional drug treatment, study finds

Childhood Cancer Survivors Who've Had One Stroke at Risk of Second August 26, 2015

Rate is double that of people without cancer who've lived through one stroke, study finds

Progress Slows Against Heart Disease Deaths for Adults Under 55, Study Shows August 24, 2015

Women seem especially at risk, and more research is needed, experts say

Exercise May Be Good Medicine for Irregular Heartbeat August 24, 2015

Obese patients with atrial fibrillation saw odds of recurrence decline as fitness level improved

When Your Spouse Has a Stroke, Your Health May Suffer, Too August 20, 2015

Years of caregiving take physical, emotional toll, study finds

Workaholics May Face Higher Stroke Risk: Study August 20, 2015

Lack of exercise, stress and higher drinking rates could be to blame, researchers say

Insulin Pumps Nearly Halve Risk of Heart Disease Death for Type 1 Diabetics August 19, 2015

Better blood sugar control, greater education may help explain results, researchers say

Blood Chemical Test May Predict Risk of Heart Disease Death August 12, 2015

But high-sensitivity troponin screening isn't yet approved in U.S.

Hispanics in U.S. Least Likely to Dial 911 for Stroke August 12, 2015

Calling ambulance speeds up critical time to treatment, experts say

Poor Thinking Skills in Seniors Linked to Heart Attack, Stroke Risks August 05, 2015

Common tie between disorders may be blood vessels, expert suggests

Hysterectomy at Younger Age Tied to Heart Disease Risks August 05, 2015

Obesity was the cardiovascular disease risk factor most strongly linked with the procedure at all ages

More Progress Needed To Get Stroke Patients Rapid Care July 31, 2015

Study finds transport time to specialized center was sometimes longer than two hours

Older Smokers With Migraines May Face Added Stroke Risk July 30, 2015

Study finds no increased risk among nonsmokers

Implanted Defibrillators Restore Healthy Heart Function to Many: Study July 29, 2015

Findings underscore need to repeatedly check up on patients who get these devices, researcher says

Big Swings in Blood Pressure Could Spell Trouble July 27, 2015

Wide fluctuations between doctor visits tied to raised odds of heart disease, early death, study says

FDA OKs First of New Class of Cholesterol Drugs July 24, 2015

Praluent for people with prior history of heart attack or stroke who've already tried a statin

Many Hospitals Overestimate Their Adherence to Stroke Guidelines July 22, 2015

Study shows delivery of clot-busting drug is often later than staff believes

Aspirin Use Common Among Americans With Heart Trouble July 16, 2015

CDC finds older people, white men most likely users of the drug endorsed for heart health

Secondhand Smoke Tied to Raised Stroke Risk in Study July 15, 2015

Odds of brain attack boosted by 30 percent, researchers say

Wider Use of Statin Drugs Could Save Thousands More Lives: Report July 14, 2015

New guidelines would have 13 million more Americans taking the cholesterol drugs, experts say