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Blood Levels of Meat-Linked Chemical Tied to Odds of Heart Trouble January 11, 2017

Produced when meat, eggs and dairy are digested, TMAO may trigger plaque buildup in vessels, researchers explain

High Blood Pressure Increasing Worldwide January 10, 2017

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

Diabetes Takes Biggest Bite Out of U.S. Health Care Spending December 28, 2016

Top 5 diseases, conditions accounted for $437 billion in 2013

Women Fare Better Than Men After a Heart Valve Replacement December 19, 2016

While women initially have more complications, chances of survival are higher, study says

Does a Little Daily Drinking Really Help the Heart? November 29, 2016

Study found no evidence that moderate intake keeps arteries clear

A Little Alcohol Each Day May Cut Your Risk of Stroke November 24, 2016

But drinking doesn't curb risk of every kind of stroke, and heavy drinking increases the danger, study finds

Heart Attacks Up in New Orleans Post-Katrina November 18, 2016

One hospital reported 3 times more heart admissions after the 2005 storm compared to before

CDC Reveals Top 5 Causes of Death November 17, 2016

Good news is that many can be prevented

Pessimism May Take Unwelcome Toll on the Heart November 17, 2016

Study suggests that glum folks have higher risk of death from cardiovascular disease

'Yo-Yo Dieting' Hard on Older Women's Hearts: Study November 17, 2016

But at least one nutrition expert says it's too soon to draw conclusions

U.S. Heart Disease Rates Fell 20 Percent Since 1980s: Study November 14, 2016

Researchers chalk it up to better meds, prevention efforts

Craving Salt? Your Genes May Be the Reason, Study Suggests November 14, 2016

Inherited distaste for bitterness could make people reach for the shaker, putting heart at risk

Weight-Loss Surgery Brings Bigger Heart Benefits to Women: Study November 04, 2016

Researchers suggest their bodies may respond differently than men after procedure

Heart Group Advises Personalized Nutrition Counseling October 27, 2016

Providers should take ethnic, cultural and individual preferences into account

Review Says Calcium Supplements Won't Harm the Heart October 24, 2016

Other physicians urge caution, however, and say these findings aren't conclusive

Sleep Apnea May Boost Risk for Post-Op Problems October 17, 2016

Certain patients should be checked for the disorder before having surgery, researchers say

Anger, Heavy Exertion: Fast Track to a Heart Attack? October 10, 2016

But researchers suggest that artery-clogging plaque has to be present to increase risk

Fitful Sleep May Take Toll on Older Women's Hearts October 06, 2016

Before and after menopause, less sleep linked to plaque buildup in blood vessels, study found

Tighter Blood Pressure Control Could Save 100,000 U.S. Lives: Study September 15, 2016

High-risk adults would benefit from intensive program to lower systolic reading

Early Menopause Linked to Higher Heart Disease, Death Risks September 15, 2016

Findings highlight need for certain women to discuss hormone therapy with their doctor, researchers say

Want Better Heart Health? There's an App for That August 31, 2016

Smartphones can help keep you on track with lifestyle changes

Drug-Coated Stents Don't Improve Patient Survival, Large Study Reports August 31, 2016

But, the pricier devices do lead to fewer repeat heart procedures

Mediterranean Diet Shows Its Protective Powers in Heart Patients August 30, 2016

Those who ate more produce, fish, olive oil were less likely to die during study period

Fewer Drugs in Pipeline to Treat World's No. 1 Killer August 29, 2016

While number of cancer drugs rose, development of new heart medicines stalled, study finds

Stress May Take Greatest Toll on Younger Women's Hearts: Study August 24, 2016

Female heart disease patients under 50 were 4 times more likely than male peers to show effects, study found

Cancer on Course to Become Top Killer of Americans August 24, 2016

Report shows it will probably eclipse heart disease as leading cause of death in coming years

'Business Diet' a Bad Deal for the Heart August 19, 2016

Unhealthy eating on the road linked with early signs of artery clogging, study says

Heart Health May Hinge on Easy Access to Fresh Food August 16, 2016

Lack of dietary choices tied to early signs of heart disease

Even a Little Exercise May Help Younger Women's Hearts July 25, 2016

Those active about 2.5 hours a week had 25 percent lower disease risk than those who weren't, study found

1 in 10 Alzheimer's Patients at Risk for Avoidable Hospital Stays July 25, 2016

Study suggests need for better management of other health problems

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

High blood pressure is the most important controllable risk factor

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

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

Is U.S. Government Subsidizing Fattening Foods? July 05, 2016

Study found Americans who ate the most grains, dairy and livestock products had more health issues

U.S. Cancer Survivors Living Longer July 01, 2016

Likelihood of other chronic conditions will stress health care system in next two decades, report predicts

Inherited Cholesterol Disorder Significantly Boosts Heart Risks June 30, 2016

Untreated, the condition also makes arteries age decades faster, study reports

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

Obesity, diabetes epidemics may be to blame, doctors say

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

Blood Pressure May Soar if You Live Near an Airport June 17, 2016

Rates nearly doubled for people exposed to engine noise, study found

Heart Disease Down Among Over-40 Americans June 15, 2016

Better control of risk factors such as smoking, high blood pressure likely behind the change

6 Ways Women Can Take Care of Their Tickers June 09, 2016

Currently, 1 in 4 American women dies from heart disease, CDC says

Severe Obesity May Boost Infection Risk After Heart Surgery June 01, 2016

Excess weight also linked to extended hospital stays, study finds

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

Common Abnormal Heart Rhythm Linked to Cancer Risk May 25, 2016

But study only found an association and doesn't prove that atrial fibrillation causes cancer

More Evidence That Smog a Heart Threat May 24, 2016

Study found 3 months of exposure linked to higher cholesterol levels, especially for those with diabetes

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

Research suggests that breathing disorder could exacerbate heart disease

Night Shift Work May Be Tough on a Woman's Heart April 26, 2016

But study found the effect waned after nurses stopped working odd hours

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

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

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

Evidence of brain changes at such an early age surprises researchers

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