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Higher Risk of Heart Disease for Blacks in Poorer Neighborhoods January 18, 2017

Preventive measures must address social policies, researcher says

Hispanics, Blacks Less Likely to Get High Blood Pressure Treatment: Study January 17, 2017

Less than half from any group had BP under good control

Can Coffee Perk Up Heart Health, Too? January 16, 2017

In lab tests, caffeine blocked inflammatory response, but did not prove cause-and-effect

Pregnancy OK for Most Women With Congenital Heart Conditions: Report January 12, 2017

Preconception counseling helps moms-to-be understand potential risks, doctors say

Wearable Sensors May Spot Illness Before Symptoms Start January 12, 2017

New technology could help sense infections, type 2 diabetes and other conditions, scientists say

High Blood Pressure Often Undiagnosed, Untreated January 11, 2017

Half of mobile clinic patients with the condition said they didn't know they had it, study finds

Migraine Linked to Higher Stroke Risk After Surgery January 11, 2017

The risk is small, but concerning, researchers say

Brisk Walk May Help Sidestep Heart Disease January 10, 2017

In just 10 weeks, cholesterol, blood pressure and weight improved among women in study

Timely Tips for Safe Snow Removal January 07, 2017

The sedentary are most at risk for injury, doctors say

Routine Checkup Should Assess Fitness, Too January 03, 2017

Cardiorespiratory test would help gauge patients' heart disease risk, doctor says

Study Ties Alcohol Abuse to Increased Heart Risks January 03, 2017

Association similar to that from high blood pressure, smoking, obesity and diabetes, researchers say

Diabetes Takes Biggest Bite Out of U.S. Health Care Spending December 28, 2016

Top 5 diseases, conditions accounted for $437 billion in 2013

On Hospital Wards, Patient Crises May Have 'Domino Effect' December 27, 2016

When one patient has an emergency, the odds that a 2nd patient will face trouble also rises, study finds

Heart Failure Drug Shows Promise in First Human Trial December 27, 2016

Cimaglermin appears to strengthen cells and improve heart function, researchers report

Women Chasing Holiday Perfection May Miss Signs of Heart Trouble December 23, 2016

Stress can be damaging, so take time for yourself during the season, cardiologist advises

Head Off 'Holiday Heart Syndrome' December 23, 2016

Eating and drinking too much can increase your risk for cardiac complications, experts advise

Is Season the Reason Why Heart Deaths Spike at Christmas? December 22, 2016

Increase isn't tied to cold temps, but likely due to holiday-related factors, researchers say

High Pain Tolerance Tied to 'Silent' Heart Attack Risk December 21, 2016

Unusual symptoms include upper back or jaw pain, shortness of breath and nausea, cardiologist says

HIV May Double Odds of Heart Attack December 21, 2016

Study suggests that tools used to predict risk need tweaking for those with AIDS-causing virus

Mothers of Kids With Severe Birth Defects May Have Shorter Lives: Study December 20, 2016

But the overall risk of early death is still quite low

Women Fare Better Than Men After a Heart Valve Replacement December 19, 2016

While women initially have more complications, chances of survival are higher, study says

Chemo More Damaging to Hearts of Diabetics: Study December 16, 2016

Those with blood sugar disease showed more early warning signs of heart failure

Taking a Holiday Trip? Protect Yourself From Blood Clots December 16, 2016

Sitting for long periods puts you at risk for potentially deadly deep vein thrombosis

A Lengthy, Stable Marriage May Boost Stroke Survival December 14, 2016

Lifelong singles fared the worst, study finds

Where You Live May Determine How You Die December 13, 2016

Breaking down mortality data by county, most pressing local health problems were pinpointed, study finds

Certain Breast Cancer Drugs Tied to Blood Vessel Damage December 09, 2016

But findings from small study are unlikely to change current practice, doctors say

Heart Failure Protein May Signal Early Brain Damage December 08, 2016

Higher levels indicated potential trouble, study showed

Even Small Rise in Blood Pressure Can Harm Black Patients December 07, 2016

Study shows higher early death and heart failure risk from slight increase in numbers

Heart Rate Change When Standing Up Might Predict Older Adult's Death Risk December 07, 2016

People with slower heart rate recovery had higher odds of dying within 4 years, study found

Normal Blood Pressure in Clinic May Mask Hypertension December 05, 2016

Young, lean patients can have high blood pressure that's not caught during regular exams, study finds

Study Finds Worrisome Heart Effects Among Some Football Players December 05, 2016

It suggests college linemen have higher blood pressure, thickening of heart wall

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

Wider Low-Dose Aspirin Use Would Save U.S. $692 Billion: Study November 30, 2016

Many patients who should take it don't, researchers say

Doctors Should Counsel Even Low-Risk Patients on Heart Health November 29, 2016

U.S. government panel says advice on healthy eating and physical activity likely benefits all

Does a Little Daily Drinking Really Help the Heart? November 29, 2016

Study found no evidence that moderate intake keeps arteries clear

3 Keys to Cutting Your Risk of Heart Failure November 28, 2016

Guarding against obesity, high blood pressure and diabetes at middle age may slash risk, study finds

Many Women With Chronic Ills Don't Use Online Tools November 28, 2016

Research suggests older, less-educated females are missing out on help or support

A Little Alcohol Each Day May Cut Your Risk of Stroke November 24, 2016

But drinking doesn't curb risk of every kind of stroke, and heavy drinking increases the danger, study finds

Strokes Decline in Older Americans, Rise in Young November 23, 2016

Every generation needs to watch their blood pressure, researchers say

Hearts of Healthy People With Gene Mutations May Be 'Primed to Fail' November 23, 2016

About 35 million people worldwide face heart failure risk from genetic flaws, researchers say

Lifestyle, Stress May Play Role in Heart Rhythm Disorder November 19, 2016

Adopting healthy behaviors might lower risk of atrial fibrillation, study suggests

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

Hi-Tech Skin Patch Might Someday Track Your Health November 17, 2016

Acoustic device can listen in on heart, digestive system and lungs

'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

Many Atrial Fibrillation Patients Missing Out on Blood Thinners November 16, 2016

Half aren't being given these potentially lifesaving medications when discharged from hospital, researchers say

Many With Common Irregular Heartbeat Unaware of Stroke Risk November 16, 2016

Study finds gaps in what patients know about atrial fibrillation

Having Rheumatoid Arthritis May Increase Heart Risk November 15, 2016

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

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