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Common Abnormal Heart Rhythm Linked to Cancer Risk May 25, 2016

But study only found an association and doesn't prove that atrial fibrillation causes cancer

After Heart Attack, New Threat: Heart Failure May 24, 2016

1 in 4 survivors develops this serious condition within 4 years, study finds

High-Salt Diets May Raise Heart Risks for Kidney Patients May 24, 2016

Study found higher odds for heart attack, stroke in people who consumed more sodium daily

Updated Heart Failure Treatment Guidelines Issued May 20, 2016

Two new drugs added to list of recommended therapies

Aspirin After Mini-Stroke May Help Prevent Full-Blown Stroke May 19, 2016

Study finds risk is reduced by as much as 80 percent

Joe Montana Scoring Points Against Heart Disease May 17, 2016

Former Super Bowl MVP focuses on daily exercise and limiting red meat, salty foods

Wearable Monitor Helps Spot 'Masked' High Blood Pressure May 16, 2016

Black people with undetected problem twice as likely to eventually have abnormal readings at doctor: study

Half of Heart Attacks Might Be 'Silent' May 16, 2016

Without typical symptoms, many miss out on crucial medical care, experts say

Booze, High Blood Pressure a Dangerous Mix May 13, 2016

Study links moderate drinking to heart damage in people with hypertension

Is Daily Blood Thinner Needed for Irregular Heartbeat? May 06, 2016

Smartphone app may help some people with atrial fibrillation take drugs 'as needed,' study suggests

Heart Failure Risk Seems to Rise in Winter May 06, 2016

Threat falls when weather warms, but reason for seasonal differences is unclear, study finds

Widely Used Heart Drug Tied to Dementia Risk May 05, 2016

Both warfarin and the atrial fibrillation it's often used to treat may raise risk, study suggests

Race May Influence Risk for Irregular Heart Beat May 05, 2016

Whites with heart failure more likely to develop atrial fibrillation, research finds

Sleep Apnea May Raise Heart Risks in People With Pacemakers May 05, 2016

Study found the combo was linked to raised odds of irregular heartbeat

Seniors: Pump Iron, Live Longer May 04, 2016

Twice-weekly strength training cut risk of dying during 15-year study

New Guidelines Recommend Inpatient Rehab After Stroke May 04, 2016

American Heart Association and American Stroke Association say this helps patients more than a nursing home

CPR Help as Near as Your Phone May 04, 2016

When cardiac arrest occurs, bystanders can dial for instruction and save lives, study finds

Study Ties Implanted Defibrillators to Long-Term Complications May 02, 2016

But benefits of these lifesaving devices outweigh risks, expert says

Building Muscle Could Boost the Body's Most Important Muscle April 28, 2016

People with heart disease should prioritize weight training over weight loss, study says

Night Shift Work May Be Tough on a Woman's Heart April 26, 2016

But study found the effect waned after nurses stopped working odd hours

Warfarin Can Be Safe, Effective for People With Irregular Heartbeat April 20, 2016

Study supports well-managed use of the cheap, standby drug, but one expert prefers newer blood thinners

After Pregnancy-Linked Diabetes, Healthy Diet May Ease Blood Pressure April 19, 2016

Eating nutritious foods seems to counter higher risk, researchers find

Metformin Safer for Heart Than Other Common Type 2 Diabetes Drugs: Study April 18, 2016

Large analysis found up to 40 percent lower risk of heart disease death versus sulfonylureas

Doctors May Be Ordering Too Many Neck Artery Scans: Study April 18, 2016

Uncertain results can prompt surgery that some experts feel is unnecessary and risky

Depression Common for Heart Attack Survivors, And More May Need Help April 18, 2016

Swedish study found patients were often depressed, but fewer than half got treatment

Study Questions Health Value of Switching From Butter to Vegetable Oils April 13, 2016

But nutritionists stick by advice to lower saturated fat intake from meat, dairy products

Health Tip: Exercise for a Healthier Heart April 11, 2016

Activity helps protect against heart disease

First Wire-Free Pacemaker Approved April 08, 2016

Treats irregular heartbeat without wired leads

Exercise May Counter Harms From Too Much Sitting, Study Says April 08, 2016

Fewer risks for heart disease, diabetes seen among physically active adults

A Few Key Steps Can Protect Your Heart <i>and</i> Kidneys April 07, 2016

Study cites smoking, body fat, exercise, blood pressure among factors to pay attention to

Delaying 2nd Shock After Cardiac Arrest Won't Boost Survival: Study April 07, 2016

New findings challenge current guidelines

Fruit Every Day Might Help Your Heart, Researchers Say April 06, 2016

Lower risk of heart attack, stroke seen in Chinese study

Death of Loved One May Trigger Heart Rhythm Trouble April 06, 2016

When partner passes, odds for atrial fibrillation appear to rise, study suggests

Common Irregular Heartbeat May Hamper Seniors' Walking Ability April 05, 2016

Atrial fibrillation tied to faster physical decline, study finds

Hispanics More Likely to Have Heart Pumping Problems, Study Says April 05, 2016

Condition may lead to heart failure, researchers note

Vitamin D Boosts Heart Function in Study April 05, 2016

When given to heart failure patients, it improved organ's pumping ability, researchers say

Treating Depression Might Help Stem Heart Woes: Study April 04, 2016

Effective treatment shown to lower risk of major cardiovascular complications, researchers report

'Paleo' Diet May Help Older Women's Hearts, Waistlines April 04, 2016

Trendy eating plan may cut cholesterol, disease risks in postmenopausal women, Swedish research suggests

Waistline May Predict Heart Disease Better Than Weight April 04, 2016

Study finds 'apple-shaped' diabetes patients had higher odds for cardiac decline

Gene Therapy Shows Early Promise Against Heart Failure March 30, 2016

Inserting new DNA into cardiac cells may help strengthen the heart, study finds

Endometriosis Linked to Heart Disease in Study March 29, 2016

Gynecological condition may boost heart risk 60 percent; even more in young women, research suggests

Do-It-Yourself Blood Pressure Checks May Help Spot Heart, Stroke Risk March 28, 2016

Compared to doctor's office, morning readings at home better assessed odds of trouble, study finds

Wearable 'Defibrillator-in-a-Vest' May Help Some Heart Patients March 28, 2016

But more research is needed, American Heart Association says

Skipping Meds Greatly Ups Heart Patients' Risk of Stroke: Study March 28, 2016

Fatal strokes seven times more likely if drugs to control blood pressure, cholesterol aren't taken as prescribed

Mammograms May Also Help Spot Heart Disease, Study Suggests March 24, 2016

The breast screening test compared well to heart CT scans, researchers say

Brain Scans Give Clues to Stress-Heart Attack Link March 24, 2016

Fear appears to increase inflammation in the arteries, researchers say

Spare Dying Patients Electric Shocks From Heart Device, Docs Say March 24, 2016

Many unaware that implantable defibrillator can be turned off in final days

Statewide Training on Cardiac Arrest Saves Lives in N. Carolina March 23, 2016

Quick action by family members, general public improved survival and recovery, study says

Women, Men Share Similar Symptoms of Heart Disease March 23, 2016

But study also found that risk factors more common to women may be missed in standard assessments

Women May Not Be Aware of Heart Disease Risks March 23, 2016

Only 16 percent have been told by their doctor they have at least one sign of trouble

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