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FDA to Probe Testosterone Therapy Claims, Safety September 17, 2014

Joint committee to consider whether 'Low T' products are overprescribed and whether treatment raises heart risks

Heart Attack Patients Face Greater Death Risk if Any Treatment Step Missed: Study September 15, 2014

British researchers outline 9 critical components of hospital care

Diet, Exercise Counseling Urged for Overweight Americans With Heart Risks August 26, 2014

Task force guidelines could apply to half of U.S. adults

Exercise May Guard Against Irregular Heartbeat in Older Women August 20, 2014

Study found it lowered risk even if they were obese

Antibiotic Might Raise Heart Risks for Some August 20, 2014

People with underlying heart rhythm disorders may want to avoid clarithromycin, study suggests

Good Neighbors Are Good for Your Heart, Study Says August 19, 2014

People who felt like they were a part of their community had lower risk of heart attack

Big Drop in U.S. Heart-Related Hospitalizations and Deaths, Study Finds August 18, 2014

Lifestyle changes, wider use of medications driving the trend, researchers say

Common Irregular Heartbeat May Pose Risks for Surgery Patients August 12, 2014

People with atrial fibrillation have higher odds for stroke after an operation, study finds

For Heart Attack Survivors, More Exercise Isn't Always Better, Study Says August 12, 2014

Excessive walking, running may lose protective effect

'Ice Man' Mummy May Have Been at Risk of Heart Disease August 01, 2014

5,000-year-old remains found in Alps glacier contain DNA indicating increased cardiovascular risk

Some Jobs Harder on the Heart Than Others, Report Finds July 31, 2014

But having to search for work may be just as stressful, unhealthy, researchers add

Big Jump in Doctor's Office Visits for Young Adults With Diabetes July 31, 2014

Overall, 1 in 10 consultations in the U.S. now involves a person with the illness, CDC says

Heart Attack Patients Treated at Night, Weekends May Have Worse Outcomes July 29, 2014

Timing of arrival at ER affects how quickly an angioplasty is done, research shows

Even Moderate Drinking Might Raise Odds for Irregular Heartbeat July 14, 2014

But the finding held true for wine and liquor only, not beer, researchers note

A Little Alcohol May Not Be Good for Your Heart After All July 11, 2014

New gene-focused review suggests that cutting down on drinking is always heart-healthy

More Painkillers May Raise Heart Risks for Older Women: Review July 08, 2014

Class of drugs that includes naproxen linked to increased chance of heart attack, stroke, but finding not conclusive

Change Bad Habits Early, Save Your Heart Later July 03, 2014

Young adults who adopt healthier lifestyle can cut their heart disease risk, researchers say

Latest Study Finds No Link Between Testosterone Supplements, Heart Attack July 02, 2014

Finding runs counter to some prior reports; much larger trials are needed, experts say

Nursing Home Care May Be Out of Reach for Many Aging 'Boomers': Study June 30, 2014

Price tag for 1 year of institutionalized care is now about $84,000, federal report says

Quitting Smokeless Tobacco May Boost Survival After Heart Attack June 23, 2014

Swedish study found those patients were half as likely to die within two years

Testosterone Products Must Warn About Risk of Venous Clots: FDA June 20, 2014

Announcement comes as agency continues broader review of the popular supplements' effects on heart

Depression Doubles Odds of Heart Attack for Younger Women: Study June 18, 2014

And compared with older women and men, they are more likely to become depressed, researchers say

Insulin-Metformin Combo Tied to Poorer Survival in Diabetes Study June 10, 2014

Other experts dispute the study's conclusions

Heart Patients Without Artery Plaque Buildup Still Face Risks: Study June 04, 2014

They still have an increased likelihood of heart attack, death, researchers found

Some Breast Cancer Patients May Get Drug-Linked Heart Failure: Study June 03, 2014

But many aren't getting treated for the condition, researchers say

Antibiotic Lowers Death Risk for Elderly Patients With Pneumonia: Study June 03, 2014

But azithromycin boosted chances of heart attack slightly in this vulnerable population

Take Heart: Mediterranean Diet Combats Type 2 Diabetes, Study Says June 03, 2014

It's especially beneficial to those at risk of heart disease, researcher contends

1 in 10 Heart Attack Patients May Have Undiagnosed Diabetes June 03, 2014

Recognizing and treating the disease early may prevent cardiovascular complications, study author says

More Hispanics Took Heart Meds After Medicare Part D Launch June 02, 2014

But only small increase was seen among black patients during same period, study found

Heart Attack in Middle Age May Be Tougher on Women June 02, 2014

Reasons aren't clear, but study found male survivors were healthier to start with

More Americans Working to Control Blood Pressure, Cholesterol: CDC May 29, 2014

But rates for these and other heart-healthy habits still fall far short of goals, agency says

Many Delay Blood Thinners After Stent Placement, Risking Death May 28, 2014

Going 3 days without Plavix triples odds of heart attack within a month, researchers say

Losing Weight at Any Age May Help the Heart May 21, 2014

Dropping excess pounds -- even in middle-age or later -- linked to better heart health, study finds

More Americans Hospitalized for Irregular Heartbeat, Study Finds May 19, 2014

Most patients had several health problems, including high blood pressure, diabetes, lung disease

There May Be Such a Thing as 'Too Much Exercise' May 15, 2014

Research suggests that moderate activity might be best for people with pre-existing heart disease

Prescription Drug Use Continues to Climb in U.S. May 14, 2014

CDC report says most common medications are for heart disease and high cholesterol

Researchers Shed Light on Link Between Stress, Heart Trouble May 13, 2014

Study suggests brain may be key to the connection between negative emotions and inflammation

Intensive Insulin Therapy Might Aid Diabetics After Heart Attack May 13, 2014

Study suggests tight blood sugar control ups survival, but recent medical advances may also play role

Counseling Urged for Obese People at Higher Odds for Heart Disease: Experts May 12, 2014

Talking over strategies for exercise, healthy diet can give individuals the motivation they need, panel says

Solar Flares Might Actually Help Some Heart Patients May 09, 2014

Patients with implanted cardiac devices had smoother rhythms when sun 'storms' erupted, study found

Exercise Crucial for Women's Heart Health After 30, Study Finds May 09, 2014

Australian researchers, using long-term data, find physical inactivity the most likely predictor of heart disease in women

FDA Approves New Type of Anti-Clotting Drug May 09, 2014

Zontivity, which belongs to a novel class of drugs, reduced heart, stroke, cardiovascular death in patients

Zontivity Approved For People at High-Risk of Heart Attack, Stroke May 08, 2014

Drug designed to reduce blood clots

Daily Aspirin Regimen Not Safe for Everyone, FDA Warns May 06, 2014

It may cause more harm than good in those who have not experienced heart problems or stroke

Southeastern States Have Highest Rates of Preventable Deaths May 01, 2014

Modifiable risk factors could help combat scourges like heart disease, cancer, CDC says

Is Healthy Obesity a Myth? April 30, 2014

Study found even with normal blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar levels, the obese had more artery plaque

High-Fiber Diet May Aid Heart Attack Survivors April 30, 2014

Study suggests whole grains might be particularly important

Ironclad Findings About Red Meat's Harms? April 29, 2014

Analysis of 21 studies may bolster case against a diet of steak

Statin Users Eating More Bad Food Than a Decade Ago, Study Shows April 25, 2014

Doctors need to re-emphasize importance of healthy diet to patients, researcher says

Pot Smoking May Pose Heart Dangers, Study Suggests April 23, 2014

But some believe the study is flawed

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