April 16, 2014: Diabetes Complication Rates Drop Among U.S. Adults
But at the same time, rates of diabetes have more than tripled, researchers report

April 10, 2014: A Doctor's 'People Skills' Affects Patients' Health
Comfortable relationship can be as beneficial as statins for heart problems, study finds

April 09, 2014: Heart Failure Drug Might Help Reduce Hospitalizations
But study found spironolactone didn't prevent deaths from common form of heart disease

April 07, 2014: Beans, Lentils, Peas: Your Recipe for Lower Cholesterol?
Review of 26 studies finds one serving per day tied to healthier arteries, especially in men

March 31, 2014: Study Adds to Signs Linking HIV to Heart Trouble
Coronary artery disease seen in men who were taking meds for advanced HIV infection

March 31, 2014: Stem Cells May Rejuvenate Failing Hearts, Study Suggests
Researchers found injecting them into damaged tissue improved organ's ability to pump blood

March 31, 2014: Aspirin May Not Protect Heart After Non-Cardiac Surgeries: Study
Just as many heart attacks, more serious bleeding seen if patients took aspirin around time of operation

March 31, 2014: Preventive Steroids May Not Help Heart Bypass
Common practice might instead cause harm, study finds

March 31, 2014: Diabetes Treatment Falls Short as Heart Failure Drug in Study
Metformin does not have protective effect on left ventricle, researchers say

March 31, 2014: Study Ties Daylight Saving Time Change to Rise in Heart Attacks
Michigan hospitals had more related admissions the next Monday, researchers found

March 31, 2014: Space Travel Alters Shape of Human Heart, Study Reports
Finding could help scientists protect astronauts, and also might benefit some patients on Earth

March 31, 2014: Blood Test Shows Promise for Gauging Heart Attack Risk After Chest Pain
More study is needed, but the screening method measures levels of a chemical signal tied to heart damage

March 31, 2014: New Drug Lowers Cholesterol Beyond What Statins Can Do, Study Finds
Whether it also prevents heart attacks and strokes isn't known yet, experts say

March 31, 2014: Can Diet Soft Drinks Contribute to Heart Trouble in Women?
Those who consumed the most had highest risk, but the study results are preliminary

March 28, 2014: Marriage Does Help the Heart, Study Finds
Researchers compared cardiovascular disease rates in more than 3 million Americans

March 28, 2014: Weight-Loss Surgery Cuts Risk for Heart Attack, Death: Study
People who are obese and at risk for heart disease should consider surgery, researchers say

March 27, 2014: Smoke-Free Policies May Protect the Heart
Study found hospitalizations for heart disease, stroke dipped after Michigan passed workplace smoking ban

March 27, 2014: Tragedies Do Cause Broken Hearts, Study Suggests
Cases of Takotsubo cardiomyopathy -- or 'broken heart syndrome' -- jumped in Vermont, Missouri following natural disasters

March 27, 2014: Take Heart: Mediterranean Diet Combats Diabetes, Study Says
It's especially beneficial to those at risk of heart disease, researcher contends

March 25, 2014: Post-Katrina Heart Woes Persisted at Least 6 Years
Fallout from stressful events can linger a long time, study suggests

March 21, 2014: Cardiac Arrest During Childbirth More Common Than Thought: Study
Causes can include severe high blood pressure, excessive bleeding, blood infection, researchers report

March 17, 2014: Daily Fish Oil Supplement May Not Help Your Heart: Studies
Get your omega-3s from food, not pills, experts suggest

March 17, 2014: Women Face Delays in Heart Attack Care Compared to Men: Study
Researchers found female patients under 55 waiting longer than males for ECGs, clot-busting drugs

March 04, 2014: Warfarin Safe for Kidney Patients With Irregular Heartbeat: Study
Use of the blood thinner may safely ease stroke risk linked to atrial fibrillation, Swedish research finds

March 04, 2014: Heart Attack Risk Rises in Hours After Angry Outburst: Study
Absolute risk from any one episode remains very small, but the danger is there, experts say

February 27, 2014: Getting Teeth Pulled Before Heart Surgery May Pose Serious Risks
Study found 8 percent of those who did suffered a heart attack, stroke, kidney failure or death

February 25, 2014: Transfusions Risky During Certain Heart Procedures, Study Finds
Angioplasty patients run the risk of heart attacks, strokes and death, researchers say

February 25, 2014: Vigorous Exertion at Work May Trigger Heart Attacks, Strokes
Study looked at circumstances of firefighters who died on the job

February 25, 2014: Healthy Adults Shouldn't Take Vitamin E, Beta Carotene: Expert Panel
Jury still out on whether multivitamins prevent cancer or heart disease, task force says

February 24, 2014: Vegetarian Diet May Help Lower Blood Pressure, Research Suggests
Japanese review of 39 studies shows a meatless menu might boost cardiovascular health, but the findings are preliminary

February 17, 2014: More Specialists Question Safety of Testosterone Therapy for Older Men
Endocrine Society echoes recent FDA concerns about the popular supplements

February 15, 2014: Taking Care of Your Heart
Cardiologist offers advice to lower your risk of heart disease

February 14, 2014: Implanted Monitor May Help Spot Dangerous Heart Rhythm After Stroke
In company-funded trial, device outperformed usual tests in detecting atrial fibrillation

February 13, 2014: Injected Gel Might Someday Help Treat Heart Failure
Early study of pigs found protective effect after heart attack

February 12, 2014: More Americans Getting High Blood Pressure Under Control: CDC
Almost two-thirds of those enrolled in health plans have been properly treated, but more must be done

February 11, 2014: Survey Finds Most Americans Misinformed About Heart Disease
Many are not taking steps to change their lifestyle and protect their heart

February 11, 2014: FDA Panel Sees No Heart-Safety Advantage With Naproxen
Some studies had suggested naproxen (Aleve) might pose less of a threat than other painkillers

February 11, 2014: FDA to Investigate Diabetes Drug Saxagliptin for Possible Heart Failure Risk
Marketed as Onglyza and Kombiglyze XR, drug appears to have no effect on heart attack or stroke risk

February 11, 2014: Early Treatment for Depression May Be Good for the Heart
Study found those getting medication/therapy were half as likely to develop cardiovascular trouble

February 10, 2014: Fewer Heart Patients Now Dying From Heart Disease, Study Shows
Better surgical techniques, greater use of heart meds behind trend, researchers report

February 10, 2014: FDA Advisers Revisit Heart Risks Posed by Painkillers
Studies suggest naproxen (Aleve) may pose less of a threat

February 04, 2014: Another Win for the Mediterranean-Style Diet
Firefighters who followed it most closely saw less weight gain, lower risk of heart trouble

February 03, 2014: FDA Will Review Safety of Testosterone Therapy
Agency pointed to recent studies citing possible heightened heart risk tied to the treatments

January 31, 2014: CDC to Launch Latest Graphic Anti-Smoking Campaign
It will include now-deceased North Carolina woman whose appearance in first initiative stunned many viewers

January 29, 2014: Testosterone Therapy Might Increase Heart Attack Risk: Study
Researchers say risk doubles after treatment starts for men under 65 with heart problems and all men over 65

January 27, 2014: Screen Older, Male Smokers for Type of Aneurysm, Experts Say
Abdominal aortic aneurysms are bulges in a major artery that can burst without warning

January 23, 2014: Minority Patients Less Likely to Stick With Heart Attack Meds: Study
Black, Hispanic women were least compliant one year out

January 22, 2014: Hospital Safety Improves for Heart Patients, Study Finds
But no drop seen in 'adverse events' for surgical or pneumonia patients

January 22, 2014: Much More Must Be Done to Lower Smoking Rates, Experts Say
American Lung Association points to legislative inaction by states, stronger push by Big Tobacco

January 22, 2014: Smog Linked to Higher Heart Attack Risk
Findings from European study support tighter air-quality guidelines, researchers say