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More Advanced Emergency Care May Be Worse for Cardiac Arrest Victims: Study November 24, 2014

Good CPR, getting to hospital fast resulted in better outcomes than using sophisticated methods

Treating Irregular Heartbeat With Digoxin May Come With Risks November 21, 2014

Study finds higher odds for death, hospitalization for patients with atrial fibrillation

A Bad Marriage Burdens an Aging Heart November 20, 2014

Older women in unhappy relationships seem especially vulnerable, researchers say

3-D Model of Heart May Help Surgeons Fix Defects November 19, 2014

New technology might make for better-prepared doctors, 'fewer surprises' in the OR, experts say

Oxygen May Not Help Heart Attack Victims November 19, 2014

Study ties treatment to greater heart damage, but more research urged

Coordination of Heart Attack Care Trims Time to Treatment: Study November 19, 2014

Survival rates were boosted even when just minutes were saved getting blocked arteries opened

Women With Heart Disease at Low Risk When Giving Birth: Study November 19, 2014

California researchers find more C-sections, longer hospital stays but no significant complications

Chasing, Tackling Suspects Raises Cops' Odds of Sudden Death November 19, 2014

Overall risk to any one officer remains very small, researchers stress

Wireless ECG Speeds Up Heart Attack Treatments, Study Shows November 18, 2014

Qatar researchers found ambulance-to-angioplasty times cut dramatically with trans-satellite device

Even With a Little Weight Gain, Quitting Smoking Is Still Healthier Choice November 18, 2014

Japanese study found that stopping the habit boosted survival, even if a few pounds were added on

Study Finds No Added Benefit From Routine Heart Scans for Diabetics November 18, 2014

Proper management of disease is best way to reduce heart attack risk, researchers say

Certain Heart Dysfunction More Likely in Hispanic Women With Many Kids: Study November 17, 2014

But findings are preliminary and more study is needed, experts say

Cholesterol Drug Vytorin Linked to Reduced Heart Attack Risk November 17, 2014

Study found this combination drug dropped 'bad' LDL levels

Long-Term Use of Aspirin Plus Blood Thinner Is Safe: Study November 17, 2014

Benefits of combination outweigh potential risks, experts say

Feeling 'Worn Out'? Your Heart May Pay the Price November 17, 2014

Unmanaged stress and fatigue take a toll on your cardiovascular health, researchers report

Emotional Stress Affects Women's Hearts November 17, 2014

Mental stress test shows blood flow reduction among younger women compared to men and seniors, researchers report

ER Visits for Common Irregular Heartbeat Are Rising, Study Finds November 17, 2014

While U.S. hospital admissions for atrial fibrillation were up, death rates were down

More Americans Controlling Their High Blood Pressure November 17, 2014

Government researchers report the numbers are looking better, but national goal not yet reached

Are Women More Likely to Survive Cardiac Arrest? November 17, 2014

French, Dutch studies draw differing conclusions

Asthma Raises Heart Attack Risk, Research Suggests November 17, 2014

Those who had trouble controlling condition particularly vulnerable, researchers report

Certain Heart Attacks Are Deadlier in Hospital November 17, 2014

Percentage of STEMI deaths among inpatients three times higher than among outpatients, researchers report

CPR Phone Guidance Boosts Cardiac Arrest Survival, Study Says November 17, 2014

Researchers find 911 dispatchers can talk bystanders through the process -- and save lives

Secondhand Pot Smoke Can Give Your Heart an Unwelcome Buzz November 17, 2014

Rat study suggests short exposure to marijuana reduces blood vessel function, similar to secondhand tobacco smoke

Deaths From Heart Disease Down, Up for Blood Pressure, Irregular Heartbeat November 17, 2014

Obesity and aging population may be contributing factors, researcher says

Researchers Find Gene Mutation That May Protect Against Heart Disease November 12, 2014

Rare genetic variation appears to cut the risk of heart attack in half, study reports

Protect Yourself in Icy Temperatures, Heavy Snow November 12, 2014

Winter's dangers can be avoided with simple precautions, experts say

Deaths From Heart Disease Drop Quickly After Stent Procedure: Study November 10, 2014

But experts say treatment should also focus on possible noncardiac causes of death

Early Signs of Plaque in Arteries Signals Future Heart Trouble: Study November 04, 2014

Finding suggests even if blood vessels aren't blocked, heart attack risk still increases significantly

Women Often Ignore Signs of Heart Trouble October 29, 2014

Study finds they're more likely than men to delay seeking medical help

Depression After Heart Attack May Be More Common for Women October 22, 2014

Researcher believes issue has been 'largely unnoticed'

Teen Sisters Develop Ways to Measure Lung, Heart Damage October 21, 2014

Electronic stethoscope amplifies sounds of breathing changes, thickening of heart muscle

Athletic Trainers' Group Advises Heart Tests for Young Athletes October 17, 2014

Identifying problems may prevent sudden cardiac arrest, new guidelines suggest

Race Doesn't Affect Obesity's Toll on Health October 14, 2014

Obese blacks were no more or less likely to die early than were obese whites, research shows

Sudden Cardiac Death a Risk for Women Living Near Major Roads: Study October 13, 2014

May be as big a factor as smoking, obesity and poor eating habits, research suggests

Stress Affects Women, Men With Heart Disease Differently, Study Shows October 13, 2014

Finding suggests doctors need to treat patients based on gender risks, researcher says

Obese Kids May Show Early Signs of Heart Trouble October 08, 2014

Study found they have higher blood pressure, higher levels of 'bad' cholesterol than normal-weight kids

Health Tip: Troubled by High Triglycerides? October 07, 2014

Risk factors include extra weight

Study Compares Tissue-Based or Mechanical Replacement Heart Valves October 02, 2014

Devices had similar results for patient stroke or death, but tissue version was linked to less bleeding

Social Support May Be Key to Heart Attack Recovery September 30, 2014

Study found younger patients fared worse if they did not have family, friends to help afterwards

Fish Oil Supplements Have Little Effect on Irregular Heartbeat: Study September 30, 2014

Atrial fibrillation increases the risk for stroke, researchers note

FDA Panel: Limit Testosterone Drug Use September 18, 2014

Joint committee also calls for drug makers to run heart-risk tests on popular 'Low T' products

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

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