July 22, 2014: High-Salt Diets Could Double Risk of Heart Woes for Diabetics
Risk even greater for people whose diabetes isn't well-controlled, study finds

July 21, 2014: No Change in Heart Attack Rates for Younger U.S. Adults
And women tend to fare worse than men, study finds

July 16, 2014: Niacin Doesn't Reduce Heart Problems, May Create Some, Research Finds
Talk with your doctor about whether or not you should keep taking it, expert advises

July 16, 2014: Potassium Supplements May Help Some Heart Failure Patients
Study finds they seem to improve survival for people taking 'water pill' diuretics

July 16, 2014: Is Obesity an Advantage After Heart Procedures?
Experts urge caution in interpreting study results

July 14, 2014: Even Moderate Drinking Might Raise Odds for Irregular Heartbeat
But the finding held true for wine and liquor only, not beer, researchers note

July 11, 2014: A Little Alcohol May Not Be Good for Your Heart After All
New gene-focused review suggests that cutting down on drinking is always heart-healthy

July 08, 2014: More Painkillers May Raise Heart Risks for Older Women: Review
Class of drugs that includes naproxen linked to increased chance of heart attack, stroke, but finding not conclusive

July 03, 2014: Change Bad Habits Early, Save Your Heart Later
Young adults who adopt healthier lifestyle can cut their heart disease risk, researchers say

July 02, 2014: Latest Study Finds No Link Between Testosterone Supplements, Heart Attack
Finding runs counter to some prior reports; much larger trials are needed, experts say

June 30, 2014: Nursing Home Care May Be Out of Reach for Many Aging 'Boomers': Study
Price tag for 1 year of institutionalized care is now about $84,000, federal report says

June 23, 2014: Quitting Smokeless Tobacco May Boost Survival After Heart Attack
Swedish study found those patients were half as likely to die within two years

June 20, 2014: Testosterone Products Must Warn About Risk of Venous Clots: FDA
Announcement comes as agency continues broader review of the popular supplements' effects on heart

June 18, 2014: Depression Doubles Odds of Heart Attack for Younger Women: Study
And compared with older women and men, they are more likely to become depressed, researchers say

June 10, 2014: Insulin-Metformin Combo Tied to Poorer Survival in Diabetes Study
Other experts dispute the study's conclusions

June 04, 2014: Heart Patients Without Artery Plaque Buildup Still Face Risks: Study
They still have an increased likelihood of heart attack, death, researchers found

June 03, 2014: Some Breast Cancer Patients May Get Drug-Linked Heart Failure: Study
But many aren't getting treated for the condition, researchers say

June 03, 2014: Antibiotic Lowers Death Risk for Elderly Patients With Pneumonia: Study
But azithromycin boosted chances of heart attack slightly in this vulnerable population

June 03, 2014: Take Heart: Mediterranean Diet Combats Type 2 Diabetes, Study Says
It's especially beneficial to those at risk of heart disease, researcher contends

June 03, 2014: 1 in 10 Heart Attack Patients May Have Undiagnosed Diabetes
Recognizing and treating the disease early may prevent cardiovascular complications, study author says

June 02, 2014: More Hispanics Took Heart Meds After Medicare Part D Launch
But only small increase was seen among black patients during same period, study found

June 02, 2014: Heart Attack in Middle Age May Be Tougher on Women
Reasons aren't clear, but study found male survivors were healthier to start with

May 29, 2014: More Americans Working to Control Blood Pressure, Cholesterol: CDC
But rates for these and other heart-healthy habits still fall far short of goals, agency says

May 28, 2014: Many Delay Blood Thinners After Stent Placement, Risking Death
Going 3 days without Plavix triples odds of heart attack within a month, researchers say

May 21, 2014: Losing Weight at Any Age May Help the Heart
Dropping excess pounds -- even in middle-age or later -- linked to better heart health, study finds

May 19, 2014: More Americans Hospitalized for Irregular Heartbeat, Study Finds
Most patients had several health problems, including high blood pressure, diabetes, lung disease

May 15, 2014: There May Be Such a Thing as 'Too Much Exercise'
Research suggests that moderate activity might be best for people with pre-existing heart disease

May 14, 2014: Prescription Drug Use Continues to Climb in U.S.
CDC report says most common medications are for heart disease and high cholesterol

May 13, 2014: Researchers Shed Light on Link Between Stress, Heart Trouble
Study suggests brain may be key to the connection between negative emotions and inflammation

May 13, 2014: Intensive Insulin Therapy Might Aid Diabetics After Heart Attack
Study suggests tight blood sugar control ups survival, but recent medical advances may also play role

May 12, 2014: Counseling Urged for Obese People at Higher Odds for Heart Disease: Experts
Talking over strategies for exercise, healthy diet can give individuals the motivation they need, panel says

May 09, 2014: Solar Flares Might Actually Help Some Heart Patients
Patients with implanted cardiac devices had smoother rhythms when sun 'storms' erupted, study found

May 09, 2014: Exercise Crucial for Women's Heart Health After 30, Study Finds
Australian researchers, using long-term data, find physical inactivity the most likely predictor of heart disease in women

May 09, 2014: FDA Approves New Type of Anti-Clotting Drug
Zontivity, which belongs to a novel class of drugs, reduced heart, stroke, cardiovascular death in patients

May 08, 2014: Zontivity Approved For People at High-Risk of Heart Attack, Stroke
Drug designed to reduce blood clots

May 06, 2014: Daily Aspirin Regimen Not Safe for Everyone, FDA Warns
It may cause more harm than good in those who have not experienced heart problems or stroke

May 01, 2014: Southeastern States Have Highest Rates of Preventable Deaths
Modifiable risk factors could help combat scourges like heart disease, cancer, CDC says

April 30, 2014: Is Healthy Obesity a Myth?
Study found even with normal blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar levels, the obese had more artery plaque

April 30, 2014: High-Fiber Diet May Aid Heart Attack Survivors
Study suggests whole grains might be particularly important

April 29, 2014: Ironclad Findings About Red Meat's Harms?
Analysis of 21 studies may bolster case against a diet of steak

April 25, 2014: Statin Users Eating More Bad Food Than a Decade Ago, Study Shows
Doctors need to re-emphasize importance of healthy diet to patients, researcher says

April 23, 2014: Pot Smoking May Pose Heart Dangers, Study Suggests
But some believe the study is flawed

April 23, 2014: A Little Wine Might Help Kidneys Stay Healthy
Less than a glass a day may also help the heart in those who already have kidney disease, researchers found

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