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Daily Glass of Beer, Wine Might Do a Heart Good March 23, 2017

But drinking more may be bad news for your cardiovascular system, researchers say

New Cholesterol Drugs May Beat Statins, But Price Tag Is High March 17, 2017

Repatha, inclisiran lowered cholesterol levels even further, but first costs about $14,000 a year to take

Are Blood Thinners Overused in Patients With Irregular Heartbeat? March 17, 2017

Those with low stroke risk might not benefit, new study contends

Many With Irregular Heartbeat Not on Meds They Need: Study March 14, 2017

More than 80 percent of patients who suffered a stroke weren't getting adequate anti-clotting therapy

Failed Fertility Treatments, Poorer Heart Health Later? March 13, 2017

Study found small link, but researchers not sure if treatments or underlying health problems to blame

Heart Disease Kicks in Earlier for Obese People March 09, 2017

Study found that weight did not affect life span as much as quality of life

Bad Diets Tied to 400,000 U.S. Deaths in 2015 March 09, 2017

Adding healthy foods such as nuts, seeds, vegetables, whole grains might help prevent premature demise, researchers suggest

Pot Use Tied to Higher Odds for Stroke, Heart Failure March 09, 2017

Study couldn't prove cause and effect, but experts say it's another risk factor to heed

Poor Diet Tied to Half of U.S. Deaths From Heart Disease, Diabetes March 07, 2017

Study explores which foods and nutrients may be helpful or harmful

Study Ties Some Migraines to Artery Tears in Neck, Raising Stroke Risk March 06, 2017

Problem also more likely in men and patients under 39, though chances are still low

Exercise Beats Weight Loss at Helping Seniors' Hearts March 01, 2017

Both are healthy goals, but getting active may reap even more benefit, study finds

Nerve 'Zap' Treatment May Speed Stroke Recovery March 01, 2017

Small study found arm weakness improved when brain was stimulated during physical therapy

Study Tracks Bleeding Risk From Common Blood Thinners February 28, 2017

Research looked specifically at bleeds inside the skull and near the brain

Study Finds Stroke Care Faster for Men Than Women February 24, 2017

Researchers not sure why the disparity exists

Could Parkinson's Disease Raise Stroke Risk? February 23, 2017

Or is the link the other way around? Study finds a connection, but cause-and-effect isn't clear

Study Links Psychiatric Disorders to Stroke Risk February 23, 2017

Mental health woes may trigger chronic fight-or-flight response, researchers suggest

Too Many Stroke Victims Don't Get Clot-Busting Drug: Study February 23, 2017

Minorities, women, seniors on Medicare, rural residents less likely to be diagnosed in time for tPA

More Evidence Ties Gum Health to Stroke Risk February 23, 2017

Study shows increasing risk of brain blockage with more severe gum disease

Headaches Often Strike Before Strokes in Kids: Study February 22, 2017

But, brain attacks are still very rare in children

Race May Play Role in Recurrent Stroke February 22, 2017

Study found black seniors at higher risk for subsequent attack compared to whites

For Stroke Survivors, Exercise Is Good for the Brain: Review February 22, 2017

Along with improving physical mobility, breaking a sweat seems to counteract mental deficits

Bleeding Strokes Take Heavy Toll on Brain February 22, 2017

Study found increased risk of dementia, depression in five years following brain attack

Head Position Just After Stroke Doesn't Affect Recovery: Study February 22, 2017

Lying flat or sitting up slightly neither boosted nor harmed patients' outcomes

After Stroke, 'Blue' Light May Help Beat the Blues February 22, 2017

Akin to sunlight, it could ward off depression during rehab, study finds

After Wives Suffer Stroke, Husbands Adapt to Caregiving Role February 21, 2017

Small study reveals men's day-to-day successes and struggles in caring for disabled spouse

Testosterone Therapy May Have Benefits, But Risks Too February 21, 2017

While trials show it boosts bone density and lowers anemia risk, heart risks also seen

5 Ways Women Can Cut Their Heart Attack Risk February 15, 2017

Heart disease is leading cause of death in U.S., but many don't know they have it

Heart Disease Could Cost U.S. $1 Trillion Per Year By 2035: Report February 14, 2017

American Heart Association estimates that nearly half of Americans will have heart disease in less than 20 years

Heart Disease Affects Far More Than the Heart February 14, 2017

Blocked arteries can restrict blood flow to the legs, feet, kidneys -- even brain, specialists say

Gym Membership Makes Your Heart Fitter, Too February 08, 2017

Study found health club members were far more likely to meet physical activity recommendations

Too Many Americans Have High Blood Pressure, Doctors Warn February 07, 2017

With February designated National Heart Month, now is a good time to get checked, treated

What to Do If You Think You're Having a Heart Attack February 03, 2017

Don't ignore chest pain and seek medical attention immediately, heart specialists say

Study Suggests Newer Cholesterol Drugs Are Safe January 30, 2017

Whether taking them results in fewer heart attacks and strokes isn't yet known, researcher says

U.S. Heart Failure Rates on the Rise January 26, 2017

And heart disease remains the nation's leading killer

Could a Therapy for Irregular Heartbeat Harm the Brain? January 24, 2017

Small study shows higher rate of brain lesions in people receiving ablation for ventricular arrhythmias

Young Thyroid Cancer Survivors May Face Long-Term Health Risks January 24, 2017

Easing up on treatment for some may lower lifetime odds for osteoporosis, heart disease, researchers say

17 Million U.S. Adults May Have Tough-to-Spot High Blood Pressure January 19, 2017

'Masked' hypertension doesn't show up in a doctor's office, so home monitoring is needed, researchers say

Medical Groups Raise Blood Pressure Rx Threshold for Healthy Adults Over 60 January 16, 2017

Guidelines say therapy should begin after top number in reading meets or exceeds 150 mmHG, not 140

'Stress Ball' in Your Brain May Be Key to Heart Risks January 12, 2017

New brain-scan study helps pinpoint a neurological link between anxiety, cardiovascular disease

High Blood Pressure Often Undiagnosed, Untreated January 11, 2017

Half of mobile clinic patients with the condition said they didn't know they had it, study finds

Migraine Linked to Higher Stroke Risk After Surgery January 11, 2017

The risk is small, but concerning, researchers say

High Blood Pressure Increasing Worldwide January 10, 2017

And health risks may appear even at levels once considered safe, researchers contend

'You're Not My Wife, You're an Impostor' January 06, 2017

Brain imaging reveals clues to rare, puzzling delusions

Many Young Adults With High Cholesterol Not on Statins as Recommended January 04, 2017

Guidelines suggest the meds could help ward off heart trouble, but too many people are missing out, study finds

Debbie Reynold's Death Puts Spotlight on 'Broken Heart Syndrome' December 29, 2016

The actress, 84, died a day after daughter Carrie Fisher passed away; doctors say stress may have contributed

Women Chasing Holiday Perfection May Miss Signs of Heart Trouble December 23, 2016

Stress can be damaging, so take time for yourself during the season, cardiologist advises

A Lengthy, Stable Marriage May Boost Stroke Survival December 14, 2016

Lifelong singles fared the worst, study finds

Smartphones Could Be a Boon to Heart Health Research December 14, 2016

Study finds tracking people's activity with the devices is cheaper, more reliable that conventional methods

Heart Rate Change When Standing Up Might Predict Older Adult's Death Risk December 07, 2016

People with slower heart rate recovery had higher odds of dying within 4 years, study found

Normal Blood Pressure in Clinic May Mask Hypertension December 05, 2016

Young, lean patients can have high blood pressure that's not caught during regular exams, study finds

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