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Which Single Behavior Best Prevents High Blood Pressure? September 15, 2017

One critical trait emerged when researchers reviewed smoking and drinking habits, weight, diet and exercise

Health Tip: Treating Sleep Apnea September 13, 2017

To prevent significant health problems

Do E-Cigarettes Damage Blood Vessels? September 11, 2017

Small study links the devices to higher blood pressure, heart rate and stiffer arteries

'Healthy' Obese Still Face Higher Heart Risks September 11, 2017

Higher odds detected, even without diabetes or high blood pressure, study finds

The Health Risks of Long Work Weeks September 11, 2017

Too much overtime may pose a threat to your heart

Uptick in U.S. Stroke Deaths Sets Off Alarms: CDC September 06, 2017

High rates of obesity and diabetes are a major culprit, researchers say

There May Be a Big Medical Upside to Being Short September 05, 2017

The taller you are, the higher your odds for blood clots in your veins, research suggests

Is Dementia Declining Among Older Americans? September 05, 2017

Rates have fallen among those 70 and older; gains against heart disease might explain trend

Calcium in Arteries May Best Predict Risk of Heart Attack, Stroke August 31, 2017

Factors such as cholesterol and blood pressure might be less of a concern, study contends

Sleepless Nights Do No Favors for Your Heart August 30, 2017

Study ties insomnia to heightened odds for heart disease, stroke

Diet Study Suggests It's Carbs, Not Fats, That Are Bad for You August 29, 2017

But don't give up on fruits, vegetables and legumes -- they're still good for you

Drug May Fight Heart Disease in Whole New Way August 28, 2017

Study of injected medication suggests reductions in inflammation could be treatment target

Undiagnosed Heart Condition 'AFib' May Be Common, Study Suggests August 28, 2017

Continuous long-term monitoring led to diagnosis in 1 out of 3 high-risk adults

Meth Abuse Could Up Stroke Risk in Younger Users August 24, 2017

Most of these strokes involve bleeding into the brain: study

More Support for Tight Blood Pressure Control August 23, 2017

Aggressive treatment seemed well-tolerated and worth greater expense, studies found

Heart Risks May Rise After Cancer Diagnosis August 15, 2017

Study found heightened odds for dangerous clots that travel throughout body

Kidney Disease May Boost Risk of Abnormal Heartbeat August 10, 2017

And, the worse the kidney problems, the greater the odds of the heart condition, researchers say

Stroke Rates Drop for U.S. Men, But Not Women August 09, 2017

Explanations for the disparity aren't clear

Heart Health Ignored by Many With Type 2 Diabetes August 08, 2017

New evidence review reconfirms patient guidelines

10 Factors to Predict Bleeding Risk in Stroke Survivors August 02, 2017

New method may aid doctors in assessing harms, benefits of anti-clotting drugs

Stopping Statins After Stroke May Raise Risk of Another August 02, 2017

Large study serves as warning for stroke survivors who are prescribed cholesterol-lowering meds

Less Than Half of U.S. Stroke Patients Get Rx for Statins August 02, 2017

Country-wide comparison finds geography, age and gender affect who gets cholesterol-lowering meds

Moving From 'Stroke Belt' Doesn't Undo Higher Dementia Risk July 31, 2017

Study found odds for mental decline still higher for those born in certain southeastern U.S. states

Is the 'Anti-Statin' Trend Threatening Lives? July 25, 2017

Internet-fueled movement has heart experts concerned about potential consequences

One Stroke Raises Risk for Another, Even Years Later: Study July 24, 2017

Ongoing care is essential to prevent recurrence, experts say

Healthy Heart in 20s, Better Brain in 40s? July 19, 2017

Following lifestyle recommendations in young adulthood pays off later, study says

'Smart' Robot Technology Could Give Stroke Rehab a Boost July 19, 2017

State-of-the-art harness shows promise in early trials

More Evidence That Midlife Weight Gain Harms Your Health July 18, 2017

Risk of diabetes, heart disease rises when waistlines widen slowly, study finds

Not All Plant Foods Are Equal July 17, 2017

Analysis found that only healthy fruits, vegetables and grains guarded against heart disease

Working Too Much Might Tip Heart Into Irregular Rhythm July 14, 2017

Study shows a link between on-the-job hours and atrial fibrillation, but couldn't prove cause-and-effect

Docs Should Counsel Even Healthy People on Diet, Exercise, Experts Say July 11, 2017

Influential panel urges doctors to talk to low-risk adults about lifestyle

CPAP Mask Not a Prescription for Heart Troubles July 11, 2017

Device helped with sleep apnea, but didn't cut deaths from cardiovascular causes, study finds

Viagra Might Make for a Safer, More Effective Stent July 11, 2017

In animal study, coating the artery-opening devices with the drug kept vessels clear longer

'Simple 7' Steps Can Help Improve Blood Pressure in Blacks July 05, 2017

Adherence to the American Heart Association guidelines may help prevent stroke, study finds

Is Shingles Tied to Heart, Stroke Risk? July 05, 2017

More research is needed, but doctors should warn patients, researchers say

Heavy Teens May Be Setting Themselves Up for a Stroke June 28, 2017

But kids who lose weight by age 20 can cut their chances, study suggests

Study Challenges Touted Link Between Eczema and Heart Disease June 26, 2017

Researcher now probing whether more severe cases of the skin disorder increase odds of heart problems

Early Care by Cardiologist May Lower Stroke Risk for A-Fib Patients June 26, 2017

They're likelier to prescribe blood thinners than primary care doctors, study finds

Too Few Women, Docs Understand Dangers of Heart Disease June 22, 2017

It kills more than all cancers combined, but study says many overlook the risk

Secondhand Smoke Still Plagues Some Cancer Survivors June 22, 2017

Study found they face health risks from continued exposure

Big Gap in Cancer Deaths Between Rich, Poor Countries June 22, 2017

Poorer nations need greater access to effective health care and prevention programs, researchers say

Head Position May Not Affect Outcome After Stroke June 21, 2017

International study suggests patients will do as well sitting up as following doctor's orders to lie on their backs

Vaccine Curbs High Cholesterol in Mice June 20, 2017

Cardiologists call the results 'exciting,' but stress that only research in humans can confirm the findings

Horse Therapy Could Rein In Stroke's Damage Years Later June 15, 2017

Study found animal's movement improved gait, balance for survivors

Home Blood Pressure Monitors Wrong 7 of 10 Times: Study June 14, 2017

Checking your device against ones used at your doctor's office may be advised, experts say

Nighttime Airport Noise May Raise Heart Risks June 14, 2017

More research needed to confirm that exposure to aircraft noise is the cause of health issues

Patient's Education Level May Be Key to Heart Risk June 12, 2017

As the number of diplomas rose, odds of cardiovascular issues declined, study found

It's Snakes to the Rescue for Heart Patients June 08, 2017

Venom from one slithery serpent might be source of a better blood thinner, early research suggests

Advances Against Heart Disease Haven't Reached America's Poor: Studies June 07, 2017

Results are 'shocking,' expert says

Moving Toward a Better Blood Pressure Pill June 05, 2017

Combining low doses of multiple drugs might work for some, study finds

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