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Are Stroke Centers Life Savers? July 26, 2016

Study finds small advantage, but only if you get there quickly

Women Smokers at Higher Risk for Brain Bleed July 21, 2016

'Devastating' hemorrhage often affects younger people, neurologist says

Even High-Fat Mediterranean Diet Good for You: Review July 19, 2016

Still protected against diabetes, heart disease and breast cancer

9 Out of 10 Strokes Could Be Prevented, Study Finds July 18, 2016

High blood pressure is the most important controllable risk factor

Health Before a Stroke Is Big Predictor of Second Attack July 14, 2016

Getting hypertension, cholesterol under control could be key to avoiding later dementia, too, study finds

Obesity More Deadly for Men Than Women: Study July 14, 2016

Losing even a little weight could cut the risk, researchers say

Dietary Mineral Could Be One Key to Blood Pressure Control July 12, 2016

People who didn't get enough daily magnesium had higher BP readings, analysis showed

Progress Against Heart Deaths Starting to Wane, Report Warns June 29, 2016

Obesity, diabetes epidemics may be to blame, doctors say

Diabetes Plus Kidney Problems May Raise Heart Risks June 23, 2016

Odds of death due to heart disease 15 percent higher in black Americans with both conditions, study finds

Heart Attack Help? There's an App for That June 22, 2016

Emergency medicine specialist says technology's potential in health care remains largely untapped

Irregular Heartbeat More Deadly in Blacks: Study June 22, 2016

They were twice as likely to suffer stroke, heart failure and death than whites with atrial fibrillation

Just a Little of Statins' Effect Enough to Help Heart: Study June 20, 2016

Driving cholesterol down to very low levels produced no extra benefit

Aspirin Often Wrongly Prescribed for Atrial Fibrillation June 20, 2016

Blood thinners -- not aspirin -- dramatically cut the risk of stroke, researchers say

Single Working Moms Carry a Heart Burden June 16, 2016

Stress, finances may boost cardiovascular risks for U.S. mothers, study says

For Better Heart Care, Get a Pharmacist on Your Team June 16, 2016

Canadian study highlights a potential opportunity to improve public health

Sleep Apnea Tied to Complications After Angioplasty June 15, 2016

Nightly breathing troubles may increase risk of heart attack, stroke following the coronary procedure

Diabetes Drug Victoza May Help the Heart: Study June 14, 2016

Daily, injected medication shows 'encouraging' results in international trial

Spikes in Blood Pressure Don't Always Need ER Care June 13, 2016

Most cases of 'hypertensive urgency' can be treated safely in doctor's office, large study finds

Middle-Age Fitness Helps Ward Off Stroke Later June 09, 2016

Study finds this one thing reduces risk by 37 percent

Less Heart Care, More Strokes for Women? June 09, 2016

Study reflects gender differences in treatment of atrial fibrillation

Women Less Likely to Get Blood Thinner for Irregular Heartbeat June 08, 2016

They have a higher stroke risk from the condition than men, doctor notes

Stem Cells May Offer New Hope to Stroke Survivors June 02, 2016

Experimental procedure helped restore movement even a year post-stroke, small study finds

Why Stroke in Middle Age Is More Deadly for Blacks Than Whites June 02, 2016

Attacks come more frequently for blacks at this early age, research shows

Women With Migraine May Face Higher Threat of Heart Disease, Stroke June 01, 2016

Researchers say it should be considered an independent risk factor for future heart trouble

High-Salt Diets May Raise Heart Risks for Kidney Patients May 24, 2016

Study found higher odds for heart attack, stroke in people who consumed more sodium daily

Aspirin After Mini-Stroke May Help Prevent Full-Blown Stroke May 19, 2016

Study finds risk is reduced by as much as 80 percent

Sleep Apnea May Raise Risks for Angioplasty Patients May 17, 2016

Research suggests that breathing disorder could exacerbate heart disease

5 Warning Signs of Stroke May 13, 2016

More younger people at risk; treatment must be administered quickly, neurologist says

Stroke Hospitalization Down for Many in U.S. May 12, 2016

But higher rates reported for younger adults, blacks

Sleep Apnea May Raise Heart Risks in People With Pacemakers May 05, 2016

Study found the combo was linked to raised odds of irregular heartbeat

New Guidelines Recommend Inpatient Rehab After Stroke May 04, 2016

American Heart Association and American Stroke Association say this helps patients more than a nursing home

Focus on Healthy Foods, Not Avoiding 'Bad' Ones, for Heart Health: Study April 25, 2016

Fewer heart attacks, strokes and deaths seen among those who follow Mediterranean-style eating plan

Warfarin Can Be Safe, Effective for People With Irregular Heartbeat April 20, 2016

Study supports well-managed use of the cheap, standby drug, but one expert prefers newer blood thinners

Lonely, Isolated People May Be Prone to Heart Disease, Stroke April 20, 2016

Study found social isolation raised the risk by 30 percent

Metformin Safer for Heart Than Other Common Type 2 Diabetes Drugs: Study April 18, 2016

Large analysis found up to 40 percent lower risk of heart disease death versus sulfonylureas

Doctors May Be Ordering Too Many Neck Artery Scans: Study April 18, 2016

Uncertain results can prompt surgery that some experts feel is unnecessary and risky

Obesity in Teens Seems to Raise Risk for Illness, Death in Middle Age April 13, 2016

Health experts worry trend will only get worse, since teens followed in long-term study were thinner than kids today

Expert Panel Reaffirms Daily Aspirin's Use Against Heart Disease, Colon Cancer April 11, 2016

Guideline applies to people in their 50s, many in their 60s, who are already at higher risk for heart disease

FDA Approves First Wire-Free Pacemaker April 07, 2016

Heart experts explain that wire lead in typical pacemakers can malfunction and need repair

Fruit Every Day Might Help Your Heart, Researchers Say April 06, 2016

Lower risk of heart attack, stroke seen in Chinese study

Harmful Artery-Stiffening Seen in Healthy 40-Year-Olds April 05, 2016

Evidence of brain changes at such an early age surprises researchers

Stem Cell Therapy Shows Promise Against Heart Failure April 04, 2016

A second study found bypass surgery might also extend the lives of people with the disease

Right Brain Scan Could Aid in Stroke Recovery: Study March 31, 2016

It might help predict speech and language recovery in those who suffer stroke in brain's left side, researchers find

Do-It-Yourself Blood Pressure Checks May Help Spot Heart, Stroke Risk March 28, 2016

Compared to doctor's office, morning readings at home better assessed odds of trouble, study finds

Skipping Meds Greatly Ups Heart Patients' Risk of Stroke: Study March 28, 2016

Fatal strokes seven times more likely if drugs to control blood pressure, cholesterol aren't taken as prescribed

Brain Scans Give Clues to Stress-Heart Attack Link March 24, 2016

Fear appears to increase inflammation in the arteries, researchers say

Study Finds No Heart Risk From SSRI Antidepressants March 23, 2016

Prozac actually appeared to protect against heart attack, researchers say

Stress Management Training May Help Cardiac Rehab Patients March 21, 2016

When added to recovery regimen, fewer patients had heart attacks, strokes or died, study finds

Many With Irregular Heartbeat Missing Out on Stroke-Preventing Treatments March 16, 2016

Less than half at highest risk take recommended blood-thinning medication, study finds

Still Tired After Getting Your Zzz's? You Might Have Sleep Apnea March 14, 2016

What you need to know about a breathing problem that can disrupt your sleep

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