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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

After Cancer, Higher Risk of Severe Heart Attack December 01, 2016

Cardiologists, oncologists must work together, researcher says

Testosterone Therapy May Be Linked to Serious Blood Clots December 01, 2016

Risk peaks in the first 6 months of hormone treatment, but overall odds are low, study finds

Americans' Cholesterol Levels Keep Falling November 30, 2016

Eliminating trans fats from the U.S. diet may be one factor in this healthy trend, CDC researchers say

Smoking Raises Heart Attack Risk 8-Fold in People Under 50 November 30, 2016

At all ages, the habit boosted odds for heart trouble, but younger people fared the worst, study found

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

Having Rheumatoid Arthritis May Increase Heart Risk November 15, 2016

Treating inflammation linked to the joint disease might help lower the risk, researcher says

Marijuana Use Tied to Rare, Temporary Heart Malfunction November 14, 2016

Study found risk doubled among young users, but cause-and-effect not proven

Most Elderly Smokers Don't Use Anti-Smoking Meds After Heart Attack November 14, 2016

Some may need convincing of value of giving up the habit, one geriatrician said

Device Plus 'Aggressive' Drug Strategy May Curb Severe Heart Failure November 14, 2016

Small study suggests real improvement for some patients, but more follow-up research is needed

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

DNA Isn't Destiny: Healthy Living Can Overcome Genes Linked to Heart Disease November 14, 2016

Study found exercise, healthy diet could lower odds for heart attack even in those at high genetic risk

Fewer in U.S. Smoke, But Smoking's Death Toll Continues November 10, 2016

Only 15 percent of Americans engage in the habit, according to latest CDC numbers

Health Tip: What Could Trigger Heart Palpitations? November 08, 2016

Factors that may make your heart flutter

Hypochondriacs May Worry Themselves Into Heart Trouble November 04, 2016

Anxiety about health can boost the chances for heart disease, study suggests

Powerful Cancer Drugs Linked to Rare Heart Risks November 03, 2016

New report describes two melanoma patients who died of heart trouble after first doses of immunotherapy drugs

Pedal Your Way to Heart Health October 31, 2016

Studies find bike users have fewer heart attacks, lower blood pressure

Poorer Heart Attack Victims, Especially Women, Fare Worse: Study October 28, 2016

Doctors need to focus on more than clinical symptoms, researchers recommend

FDA Warns of Dangers From Testosterone Supplements October 26, 2016

Many American men take them, but heart and psychological issues can occur, agency says

Air Pollution May Even Harm Blood Vessels of Healthy Young October 25, 2016

Utah study suggests elderly and ill aren't the only ones hurt by dirty air

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

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

Calcium Supplements May Not Be Heart Healthy October 11, 2016

Another study shows link to poorer cardiovascular health from the pills, but can't prove cause-and-effect

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

Your Post-Heart Attack Survival May Depend on Choice of Hospital October 06, 2016

Patients treated at hospitals with better track records gained additional year of life, study finds

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

Cooling Therapy Might Not Help All Cardiac Arrest Patients October 04, 2016

Study found this standard treatment may do more harm than good for those whose heart stops suddenly in the hospital

Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer Less Safe for Men With Prior Heart Attack September 30, 2016

For this type of patient, cardiac risks linked to the treatment may outweigh any benefit, study suggests

Smart City Planning Can Cut Deadly Diseases, Improve Air Quality September 26, 2016

Study found big benefit in limiting urban sprawl, encouraging walking and biking

Sleep Troubles, Heart Troubles? September 19, 2016

American Heart Association says it's too soon to say what's the optimal amount of shut-eye

31 Million Older Americans Aren't Getting Enough Exercise September 15, 2016

Inactivity boosts their risk for falls, broken bones, serious disease and early death, CDC warns

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

What's Regular Exercise Worth? Maybe $2,500 Per Year September 08, 2016

That's how much a new study says the average adult with heart disease might save in health care costs

Sex Suffers for Younger Adults After Heart Attack August 31, 2016

Lack of interest a complaint of many women and men, study finds

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

Heart Attack Before 50 Ups Early Death Risk August 30, 2016

But healthy living can improve those odds, experts say

Sleep Apnea Mask Treatment Fails to Curb Heart Risks August 30, 2016

CPAP helped patients feel better, but didn't cut odds for heart death, heart attack or stroke, study found

Study Bolsters Role of Angioplasty, Stents in Heart-Attack Survival August 30, 2016

Aggressive interventions play big part in improvements after even 'mild' attacks, U.K. report says

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

Over 64? Want to Cut Your Heart Disease Risk? Try Exercise August 29, 2016

Finnish study finds even moderate exercise lowers odds of early death

Adult-Onset Asthma Might Raise Heart Risks August 24, 2016

But shared risk factors, such as air pollution, might explain the connection, researchers say

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

Gallstones Linked to Higher Heart Disease Risk August 18, 2016

Researcher says study highlights a connection between the gut and the cardiovascular system

Too Many Public Defibrillators Out of Reach When Needed August 15, 2016

Canadian study shows many are kept in buildings that aren't always open

Tougher U.S. Air Standards Would Be Lifesavers: Study August 10, 2016

Reducing smog could also prevent many illnesses, medical group says

Heart Risk Factors Rise <i>Before</i> Menopause August 03, 2016

'Danger zone' for women earlier than thought, study finds

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