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Rapid Response Guidelines May Improve Children's Stroke Care July 02, 2015

Researchers report treatment recommendations got kids evaluated faster in ER

Migraine's Link to Higher Heart Disease Risk May Not Be Genetic July 02, 2015

Study suggests non-genetic factors may be what increases risk

Menopausal Women at Lower Heart Risk Than Men of Similar Age July 01, 2015

Study found little difference between menopause types, but black women had less advantage than white

White Men May Get Better Treatment for Abnormal Heartbeat June 30, 2015

Women and minorities with atrial fibrillation less likely to receive standard of care, study says

Heart Association's Stroke Guidelines Support Clot-Removing Device June 29, 2015

If clot-busting drugs don't work, device can be used to pull the blockage out through the artery

Trauma, PTSD May Raise Women's Odds of Heart Attack, Stroke: Study June 29, 2015

But the research didn't establish a cause-and-effect relationship

Health Tip: Exercising With Heart Problems June 29, 2015

Consult your doctor first

Noisy Neighborhoods Tied to Higher Stroke Risk June 24, 2015

Study suggests elderly may be even more affected by traffic sounds

Too Few Older Heart Attack Patients Get Implanted Defibrillators, Study Finds June 23, 2015

Age alone should not be a barrier, researchers say

Can Smartphones Interfere With Pacemakers? June 22, 2015

Study finds tiny risk, and users are advised to keep phones away from chest pockets

Anti-Clotting Drug Approved For Angioplasty June 22, 2015

Kengreal prevents blood platelets from accumulating

Even Slightly Elevated Blood Pressure May Pose Problems for Young Adults June 22, 2015

Treatment should begin early to prevent heart trouble, researchers say

Heart Rate Changes Linked to Sexual Problems in Women June 18, 2015

Preliminary finding could lead to easier way to diagnose dysfunction, expert says

Can U.S. Health-Care System Afford New, Improved Cholesterol Drugs? June 18, 2015

Medications may cost as much as $12,000 per person each year

Improved Artificial Heart Valve Approved June 17, 2015

Changes designed to minimize leaks

Many Americans Ill-Informed About Heart Failure: Survey June 16, 2015

Recognizing symptoms is key to effective treatment, cardiologist says

More Research Hints at Chocolate's Heart Benefits June 16, 2015

Study included milk chocolate, but did not prove cause-and-effect

Seeing Their Clogged Arteries Can Spur Healthy Changes in Patients June 15, 2015

Group shown images more likely to stop smoking, eat healthier foods and take meds, study found

FDA Ban on Harmful Trans Fats Expected Soon June 15, 2015

Food companies will likely need to petition government before using partially hydrogenated oils

Educating Stroke Survivors Helps Them Spot Another Stroke Faster June 11, 2015

Program can be especially helpful for minority patients, researchers noted

Early CPR Spurred by Smartphone Alerts Saves Lives June 10, 2015

Phone apps get trained volunteers to cardiac-arrest victims before ambulance, researchers say

Popular Heartburn Meds Linked to Higher Risk of Heart Attack June 10, 2015

But don't stop taking proton pump inhibitors based on this study, expert says

Resuming Blood Pressure Meds After Surgery Linked to Better Outcomes June 04, 2015

Study suggests delay in restarting drugs leads to more complications

Tight Blood Sugar Control Helps the Heart in Type 2 Diabetes June 03, 2015

But study showed it's not enough to prevent related deaths

Poorer Blacks May Face Higher Odds of Heart Disease May 27, 2015

For black women, study finds risk is doubled among those with lowest income

Don't Give Heart-Healthy Patients Blood Pressure Drugs Before Surgery: Study May 27, 2015

But those with three or four heart risk factors may benefit from getting beta-blockers

'Moderate'Drinking Might Harm Older People's Hearts: Study May 26, 2015

Research seems to question current recommendations regarding alcohol consumption

Health Tip: Exercise Boosts Heart Health May 22, 2015

It can help lower blood pressure and cholesterol

Heart Risk Factors May Harm Black Women More Than Whites May 20, 2015

Fewer unhealthy signs are needed before black women's risk starts to rise, study finds

COPD Raises Cardiac Death Risk for Those With Irregular Heartbeat May 20, 2015

But the lung condition not tied to raised stroke risk in these patients

Bullied as a Kid, Obese as a Grown-up? May 20, 2015

Study finds link between childhood victimization and adult health problems

Cholesterol Drugs May Lower Stroke Risk for Healthy Older Adults May 20, 2015

Statins and fibrates both drop chances by about one-third, study suggests

One-Third of Americans Have Dangerous Mix of Heart Risk Factors May 19, 2015

Metabolic syndrome, which includes high blood pressure and obesity, increases with age, researchers say

Stenting Outcomes Vary Widely Among U.S. Hospitals May 18, 2015

Stroke, death more common at some centers than others

Activity Improves Survival for Those With Implanted Defibrillators May 15, 2015

People who are most active soon after getting heart device tend to live longer, researchers find

Using 'Heartphone' to Detect Cardiac Irregularity May 15, 2015

Researchers say smartphone apps can work for atrial fibrillation screening

Even Elite Athletes May Have Heart Abnormalities May 15, 2015

Study of Olympic prospects finds 'large prevalence' of defects

Hand-Grip Strength May Provide Clues to Heart Health May 14, 2015

Researchers found decrease was linked to higher risk of heart attack, stroke and premature death

Even Treated Depression May Raise Stroke Risk May 13, 2015

Odds of a brain attack remained elevated after mental health symptoms improved, study finds

Quitting Smoking Improves Angioplasty Outcome, Study Finds May 12, 2015

Patients report less chest pain, better quality of life after heart procedure

Immune System Genes May Change With the Seasons: Study May 12, 2015

Altered activity could explain why some diseases are worse in some months than others, researchers say

Staying Fit May Delay Onset of High Cholesterol, Study Finds May 11, 2015

Regular physical activity seems to put off age-related increases in men by up to 15 years

Expert Tips to Detect Early Warning Signs of Stroke May 10, 2015

Fast identification of brain attacks leads to better outcomes

Blood Thinner Warfarin May Pose Greater Bleeding Risk for Obese: Study May 08, 2015

But exact reason why isn't known, experts say

High-Protein Diet May Be Dangerous for Those at Risk of Heart Disease May 08, 2015

Weight gain, early death noted in study of older adults

Americans' Blood Triglyceride Levels Dropping: CDC May 07, 2015

About one-quarter have high levels of this heart-disease related blood fat, but experts say many people still at risk

Many Women Unaware of Female-Specific Stroke Symptoms May 07, 2015

Pregnancy, migraines and hormone therapy put women at increased risk, researchers say

Patients With Bleeding Strokes May Do Better at Specialized Centers May 06, 2015

Study found victims were less likely to die within 90 days when treated at more advanced facilities

Health Tip: Living With Diabetes and Heart Disease May 06, 2015

Suggestions for dealing with this double whammy

Heart Drug Digoxin May Not Be Best for Some Heart Patients May 05, 2015

Review found it was tied to early death risk in those with irregular heartbeat, heart failure

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