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ATMs, Coffee Shops Ideal Spots for Heart Defibrillators March 20, 2017

Having the devices easily accessible might save the lives of more cardiac arrest victims

Remote Amazon Tribe May Have Healthiest Hearts on Earth March 17, 2017

Days spent hunting, farming and eating unprocessed foods keeps their arteries clear, researcher says

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

Fish Oil Pills May Help After Heart Attack, Specialists Say March 13, 2017

But review does not find it can help prevent heart problems

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

Impotence Meds Might Give Men's Hearts a Boost, Too March 09, 2017

But evidence isn't strong enough to routinely recommend Viagra or Cialis after heart attack, experts say

Health Tip: Resuming Activities After a Heart Attack March 09, 2017

When is the right time?

Depression May Hasten Death in Years After Heart Diagnosis March 08, 2017

Mental health screening recommended over the long term, study suggests

Cholesterol's Impact on Heart Attack Risk May Change With Age March 08, 2017

Study found younger patients had low levels of HDL 'good' cholesterol

Wood Stoves May Spark Heart Trouble March 03, 2017

Older people in cities with lots of wood-burning devices might run heart attack risk, study finds

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

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

Heart, Lung Problems May Not Always Need ICU Care February 17, 2017

Study finds no difference in death rates, but higher costs for intensive care for some patients

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

Genes Tied to Belly Size Also Linked to Heart Disease February 14, 2017

Large study found association, but did not prove cause and effect

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

Beware Heart Attack Risk From Shoveling Snow February 13, 2017

Canadian study finds cases rose for men after heavy snowfalls

Calcium Buildup in Young Arteries May Signal Heart Attack Risk February 08, 2017

Even small amount in 30s, 40s appears to boost the odds, study finds

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

Small Study Links E-Cigarettes to Potential Heart Trouble February 01, 2017

Found users were more likely to have early indicators of disease risk

ER Doctor Offers Tips for Safer Snow Shoveling January 30, 2017

Be alert for signs of heart attack or hypothermia, and consider using a snowblower instead of a shovel

Snowstorms May Bring Blizzard of Heart Troubles January 30, 2017

Study finds higher rate of hospital admissions for heart attack, chest pain 2 days after storm

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

And heart disease remains the nation's leading killer

Body Cooling Little Help to Kids When Heart Stops: Study January 25, 2017

No difference seen in survival, brain function outcomes when compared to normal temperature control

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

Poverty Harder on Women's Hearts, Research Shows January 20, 2017

Poor females 25 percent more likely to have a heart attack than male peers

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

'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

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

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

Study Ties Alcohol Abuse to Increased Heart Risks January 03, 2017

Association similar to that from high blood pressure, smoking, obesity and diabetes, researchers say

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

Is Season the Reason Why Heart Deaths Spike at Christmas? December 22, 2016

Increase isn't tied to cold temps, but likely due to holiday-related factors, researchers say

Cardiology Still a Man's Field, Survey Finds December 22, 2016

Women less likely to choose that specialty, and they report more discrimination than males

High Pain Tolerance Tied to 'Silent' Heart Attack Risk December 21, 2016

Unusual symptoms include upper back or jaw pain, shortness of breath and nausea, cardiologist says

HIV May Double Odds of Heart Attack December 21, 2016

Study suggests that tools used to predict risk need tweaking for those with AIDS-causing virus

Chemo More Damaging to Hearts of Diabetics: Study December 16, 2016

Those with blood sugar disease showed more early warning signs of heart failure

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

Beta Blockers May Not Be Best Heart Drugs for Dementia Patients December 12, 2016

In this group, use of the meds after a heart attack compromised quality of life, study finds

For Heart Attack Survivors, a Risk of Suicide? December 07, 2016

Study findings underscore importance of depression screening, researcher says

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

Quick Shot of Epinephrine Boosts Cardiac Arrest Patients' Survival: Study December 06, 2016

A dose within 5 minutes of heart stopping increased chances by 20 percent

Pradaxa Blood Thinner May Beat Warfarin After Bleeding Episode: Study December 01, 2016

Research also shows that resuming any anticoagulant is still safer than stopping the drugs in these cases

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