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Focus on Healthy Foods, Not Avoiding 'Bad' Ones, for Heart Health: StudyApril 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 HeartbeatApril 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, StrokeApril 20, 2016

Study found social isolation raised the risk by 30 percent

Metformin Safer for Heart Than Other Common Type 2 Diabetes Drugs: StudyApril 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: StudyApril 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 AgeApril 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 CancerApril 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 PacemakerApril 07, 2016

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

Fruit Every Day Might Help Your Heart, Researchers SayApril 06, 2016

Lower risk of heart attack, stroke seen in Chinese study

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

Evidence of brain changes at such an early age surprises researchers

Stem Cell Therapy Shows Promise Against Heart FailureApril 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: StudyMarch 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 RiskMarch 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: StudyMarch 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 LinkMarch 24, 2016

Fear appears to increase inflammation in the arteries, researchers say

Study Finds No Heart Risk From SSRI AntidepressantsMarch 23, 2016

Prozac actually appeared to protect against heart attack, researchers say

Stress Management Training May Help Cardiac Rehab PatientsMarch 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 TreatmentsMarch 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 ApneaMarch 14, 2016

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

Obese Women on Birth Control Pills May Face Higher Risk of Rare StrokeMarch 14, 2016

But, overall risk is still low, experts say

Brain Bleed Risk From Warfarin May Be Higher Than ThoughtMarch 09, 2016

Study of veterans with irregular heartbeat found one-third suffered such incidents while on the drug

Stress of Caring for Sick Spouse May Raise Stroke RiskMarch 04, 2016

Husbands, wives need support to reduce strain, researchers say

Optimistic Outlook May Boost Hispanics' Heart HealthMarch 04, 2016

A 'can-do' point of view might help people stick to plans for healthy living, researchers say

Violence May Raise a Woman's Risk for StrokeMarch 03, 2016

Victims were more likely to have narrowing of the neck arteries, study finds

One Alcoholic Drink Might Temporarily Bump Up Heart RiskMarch 02, 2016

But within 24 hours, that same beverage can be generally protective, study suggests

Certain Jobs Hazardous to Your Heart Health, Study FindsMarch 01, 2016

Office workers, truckers and police seem to face challenges eating well, staying fit

Lower Fruit, Vegetable Prices Might Save LivesMarch 01, 2016

Studies found that also raising taxes on sugary drinks may prevent even more deaths

Daylight Saving Time Tied to Brief Spike in Stroke RiskFebruary 29, 2016

But overall increase was only 8 percent higher in the first two days after a clock change, researchers said

Poor Leg Circulation Hits Women With Kidney Disease Earlier Than MenFebruary 23, 2016

Researchers suspect their smaller veins might clog faster

Sufficient Sleep, Exercise May Help Keep Stroke at BayFebruary 19, 2016

Between 7 and 8 hours of shut-eye each night seems to be best, research suggests

Untreated High Blood Pressure Greatly Raises Risk of 'Bleeding' StrokeFebruary 18, 2016

Threat is even greater for minority patients, study found

Surgery, Stents Equally Effective for Opening Neck Arteries: StudyFebruary 18, 2016

Both procedures reduce risk of stroke due to narrowed arteries, researchers find

Could a Clot-Busting Drug Help Treat a 'Bleeding' Stroke?February 18, 2016

Two studies suggest that tPA infusion to brain improves outcomes

Stroke's Aftermath Often Worse for Women, Minorities: StudyFebruary 18, 2016

Men, whites tend to make more gains in physical function in months after the attack

Post-Stroke Caregiving at Home Tops $11,000 a Year: StudyFebruary 18, 2016

Helping older survivors with daily activities costs more than previously estimated, researchers say

Stroke Survivors Develop Seizures, Study ConfirmsFebruary 18, 2016

15 percent experience at least one seizure within 3 years, researchers say

Stroke Patients Often Can't Name Doctor, Grasp Treatment Plan: StudyFebruary 18, 2016

Research exposes communication gap that could increase the risk of future strokes

Many Stroke Patients Prefer Video Follow-Up Versus Phone CallFebruary 18, 2016

People may benefit from face-to-face virtual visit with their doctor, small study suggests

Study: Getting Patients Out of Bed Soon After Stroke Is Good MedicineFebruary 18, 2016

Early and frequent movement reduces risk of serious complications in seniors, researchers find

Stroke Risk May Be Greater for Certain Migraine Sufferers: StudiesFebruary 17, 2016

Patients having visual disturbances or taking estrogen face increased odds, researchers suggest

For Stroke Patients, Temporary Easing of Symptoms Can Be DeceivingFebruary 17, 2016

Improvements just before ER care don't necessarily mean good long-term outcomes, study finds

Pregnancy After 40 May Boost Risk of 'Bleeding' Stroke Later: StudyFebruary 17, 2016

But researchers aren't sure about reasons for the apparent link

Diabetes Drug May Help Prevent Second Stroke: StudyFebruary 17, 2016

Actos reduced risk by 24 percent in people with insulin resistance, research showed

More Evidence Smog May Raise Stroke RiskFebruary 17, 2016

Study conducted in U.S. and China finds risk is highest in extreme temperatures in winter and summer

'Stroke Camp' Seems to Help Caregivers CopeFebruary 17, 2016

Health care staff gives much needed break, allows caregivers to connect with each other

Health Tip: Protect Your HeartFebruary 17, 2016

Here's what you can do

Flu Shot May Guard Against Irregular Heart Rate: StudyFebruary 10, 2016

Vaccination was associated with fewer cases of atrial fibrillation, but more research is needed, authors say

Spelling Prowess Relies on Multiple Brain Areas, Study FindsFebruary 09, 2016

Researchers say at least three regions of left hemisphere are involved

Depression May Boost Seniors' Risk for Heart Disease, StrokeFebruary 04, 2016

Doctors should monitor older adults for low mood, researchers say

New Blood Pressure Guidelines a Danger to Patients: StudyFebruary 01, 2016

Research says the treatment threshold is too high for those over 60 years of age

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