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Asthma May Raise Risk for Abdominal AneurysmFebruary 11, 2016

Airway disease also linked to greater rupture risk in body's main artery, study suggests

Flu Shot May Guard Against Irregular Heart Rate: StudyFebruary 10, 2016

Vaccination was associated with fewer cases of atrial fibrillation, but more research is needed, authors say

Smog's Health Effects Persist for Decades, Study FindsFebruary 10, 2016

Exposure to air pollution can increase risk of death from heart or lung disease for more than 30 years

VA Hospital Care Improving, Study SuggestsFebruary 09, 2016

Death rates for three major conditions are similar to non-VA medical centers

Healthier Diets May Be Cutting Heart, Diabetes Risks in U.S. TeensFebruary 09, 2016

But obesity still rose and physical activity remained the same, study showed

Spelling Prowess Relies on Multiple Brain Areas, Study FindsFebruary 09, 2016

Researchers say at least three regions of left hemisphere are involved

NFL Linemen Keep Growing, Putting Their Health at Risk, Experts SayFebruary 05, 2016

Some players are topping out at 400 pounds -- and more

Depression May Boost Seniors' Risk for Heart Disease, StrokeFebruary 04, 2016

Doctors should monitor older adults for low mood, researchers say

'Obese' May Not Always Equal Unhealthy: StudyFebruary 04, 2016

Authors warn against using body size as sole measure of good health, but other experts cite risks of too much weight

Stress-Prone Teen Males May Be at Risk of High Blood Pressure LaterFebruary 02, 2016

Study suggests young men who had most trouble coping were at greater risk of hypertension in middle age

New Blood Pressure Guidelines a Danger to Patients: StudyFebruary 01, 2016

Research says the treatment threshold is too high for those over 60 years of age

Fitness Could Raise Survival After First Heart AttackFebruary 01, 2016

Patients in the best shape were 40 percent less likely to die, study found

Suicide, Drugs Only Partly to Blame for Rising Deaths of Middle-Aged U.S. WhitesJanuary 29, 2016

Commonwealth Fund also cites stalled progress against killers like heart disease, diabetes

Prenatal Antidepressant Use Not Linked to Infant Heart Defects: StudyJanuary 28, 2016

Obesity, alcohol and illicit drugs are greater threats in pregnancy, researchers find

Daily Caffeine Doesn't Seem to Jolt the Heart: StudyJanuary 26, 2016

Coffee lovers don't appear to risk extra heartbeats

After Heart Surgery, House Calls by Physician Assistants HelpJanuary 26, 2016

Patients who had two visits were less likely to need hospital readmission, study says

Women's Heart Attacks Are Different Than Men's, Experts StressJanuary 25, 2016

American Heart Association points out critical differences in new scientific statement

Long-Term Smog Exposure May Boost Heart, Lung Disease DeathsJanuary 25, 2016

Study finds traffic pollution a big contributor

Check Your Risk for Diabetes, CDC UrgesJanuary 21, 2016

Prediabetes awareness campaign launched nationwide

Eating More Healthy Fats May Extend Life, Study SuggestsJanuary 20, 2016

Could prevent more than a million heart disease deaths worldwide each year, researchers estimate

Irregular Heart Beat May Pose Bigger Threat to WomenJanuary 20, 2016

Review found atrial fibrillation linked to higher risk of stroke, heart trouble, death in women

Slow Heart Rate Doesn't Mean Early Death Risk: StudyJanuary 19, 2016

But, there's some concern for those taking medications that slow the heart rate

Exercise Regularly and Your Heart Will Thank YouJanuary 18, 2016

And the more you do, the better off you'll be, cardiologists say

High-Rise Living May Lower Your Chances of Surviving Cardiac ArrestJanuary 18, 2016

Above the 16th floor, odds of staying alive after heart stops are slim, study finds

Treatment for 'Weak Heart' in Dogs Shows PromiseJanuary 17, 2016

People can suffer from the same condition, dilated cardiomyopathy

Health Tip: Follow the 'Simple 7' For a Healthier HeartJanuary 15, 2016

Seven habits to protect against heart disease

Implanted Defibrillators Help Women as Much as Men: StudyJanuary 12, 2016

For heart failure patients with the devices, death risk over 3-year period was 20 percent lower

Statins Aid Bypass Surgery Recovery, Research ShowsJanuary 12, 2016

Review of cholesterol-lowering drugs' use shows they cut risk of death or complications

Immune Cells Repair Damage to Blood-Brain Barrier in MiceJanuary 12, 2016

Researchers note that a commonly used blood thinner might undermine this process

Even Slight Kidney Decline May Affect HeartJanuary 11, 2016

But organ donors needn't worry, researcher says

Exercise May Lower Heart Disease Risk in Depressed People: StudyJanuary 11, 2016

Regular activity linked to reduced inflammation and less blood vessel stiffening

Young Adults Would Delay Seeking Stroke Treatment: SurveyJanuary 11, 2016

Facial drooping, sudden arm weakness or speech problems signal need for help, experts say

High Blood Sugar May Increase Heart Attack Complications: StudyJanuary 08, 2016

Scientists find glucose causes strong contraction of blood vessels

Americans Still Consume Too Much Salt: CDCJanuary 07, 2016

Most of it comes from processed or restaurant food, not salt shaker, experts say

Statins May Reduce Heart Risks Linked to Sleep Apnea: StudyJanuary 06, 2016

But it's too early to prescribe them for patients with the disorder, experts say

Report: DASH Diet Best Overall Eating PlanJanuary 05, 2016

The MIND, Mediterranean and Fertility diets also get high marks for health

Childhood Cancer Treatment May Raise Adult Heart Disease RiskJanuary 05, 2016

Study finds many survivors have no symptoms, but still have heart problems

Heart Attack Treatment Often Delayed for Former Bypass PatientsDecember 28, 2015

Finding blockages can be trickier when blood vessels have been rerouted, expert says

Early Treatment Improves Heart Attack Outcomes, Study FindsDecember 28, 2015

Doctors should pay close attention to signs of loss of blood flow

Health Tip: Understanding Risk Factors for Hardening ArteriesDecember 25, 2015

High cholesterol often plays a major role

All High-Risk Patients Should Get Blood Pressure Meds: StudyDecember 24, 2015

Getting levels below current targets may significantly cut risk of heart attack, stroke, researchers contend

Health Tip: Meditation May Help Your HeartDecember 23, 2015

It can help you deal with stress

Healthy Habits Help Reduce Risk of Heart Failure, Study FindsDecember 22, 2015

Steps include controlling blood pressure and cholesterol

Reduced Blood Flow to Back of Brain Raises Recurrent Stroke Risk: StudyDecember 21, 2015

Procedure to open blocked arteries may benefit these patients, research suggests

A Newborn's Heart Attack Shows Heart Can Regrow, RecoverDecember 11, 2015

This case and animal research demonstrate regeneration of cells is possible, researchers say

More Support for Lower Blood Pressure GoalsDecember 09, 2015

Intensive treatment reduces risk of heart attack, stroke and eye damage, study finds

Drugs May Protect the Heart During ChemotherapyDecember 09, 2015

Researchers also found lower risk of complications that can interrupt breast cancer treatment

Blood Thinner, Certain Diabetes Drugs Are a Bad ComboDecember 08, 2015

Together, warfarin and sulfonylureas raise risk of hospitalization, study shows

Infertile Men May Have Higher Risk of Heart Disease, DiabetesDecember 07, 2015

Doctors should look for underlying health problems, experts suggest

Diabetes or Obesity During Pregnancy May Affect Fetal Heart: StudyDecember 03, 2015

Researchers aren't sure if abnormalities will last or cause problems, however