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Health Tip: Get More Omega-3 Fatty Acids July 29, 2016

Find them in these nutritious foods

Space Travel May Pose Risks to Heart July 28, 2016

Exposure to radiation might explain Apollo astronauts' rate of heart problems, researcher says

Is Pot Harder on the Heart Than Tobacco? July 27, 2016

Damaging effects from marijuana smoke last three times longer than tobacco's, rat study finds

Flu Shot Tied to Fewer Hospitalizations, Deaths in Type 2 Diabetes Patients July 26, 2016

Risk of dying dropped almost one-quarter over 7 years in those who got the vaccine

Are Stroke Centers Life Savers? July 26, 2016

Study finds small advantage, but only if you get there quickly

FDA Renews Call to Reduce Salt in Processed Foods July 22, 2016

By cutting down on hidden sodium sources, agency hopes to reduce America's overall intake

Even Your Heart May Benefit From Extra Education July 20, 2016

People with more schooling tend to have less heart failure, study suggests

Cutting Down on Sweets Can Help Kids' Hearts July 19, 2016

Risk factors improved after just 10 days of sugar restriction, study finds

9 Out of 10 Strokes Could Be Prevented, Study Finds July 18, 2016

High blood pressure is the most important controllable risk factor

How to Spot the Warning Signs of Heat Stroke July 13, 2016

Risk of high-temperature trouble rises with age and chronic health issues, experts warn

Rising Blood Sugar Hitting More Obese Adults July 13, 2016

To curb diabetes, researchers urge serious weight-loss efforts

Heart Failure After Heart Attack Tied to Cancer Risk in Study July 11, 2016

Preliminary finding points to need for careful screening of cardiac patients, researcher says

FDA Approves First Fully Dissolvable Stent July 05, 2016

Device is absorbed by the body after about three years

Inherited Cholesterol Disorder Significantly Boosts Heart Risks June 30, 2016

Untreated, the condition also makes arteries age decades faster, study reports

Progress Against Heart Deaths Starting to Wane, Report Warns June 29, 2016

Obesity, diabetes epidemics may be to blame, doctors say

Sudden Heart Death More Common in Male Minority Athletes June 28, 2016

Inherited condition often the cause, study says

Blood Pressure Problems During Pregnancy, Heart Trouble Later? June 27, 2016

Spotting risk early may help women make healthy lifestyle changes sooner, study author says

Type of Disease May Dictate End-of-Life Care June 27, 2016

Cancer and dementia patients get more access to palliative care, VA study finds

Diabetes Ups Risk of Heart Attack Death June 24, 2016

Study points to need for better coordinated care, more effective use of medications, cardiology specialist says

Diabetes Plus Kidney Problems May Raise Heart Risks June 23, 2016

Odds of death due to heart disease 15 percent higher in black Americans with both conditions, study finds

Heart Attack Help? There's an App for That June 22, 2016

Emergency medicine specialist says technology's potential in health care remains largely untapped

Irregular Heartbeat More Deadly in Blacks: Study June 22, 2016

They were twice as likely to suffer stroke, heart failure and death than whites with atrial fibrillation

Many Male Docs May Overlook Female Heart Risks: Study June 22, 2016

French team say search of health records finds gender gap

Blood Test May Rule Out Too Many Donor Hearts June 21, 2016

Results don't seem to alter survival rates, even 5 years after transplant, researchers say

Long Work Hours May Hurt Your Health June 21, 2016

At the job more than 60 hours a week had most damaging effects on women's well-being, study finds

Just a Little of Statins' Effect Enough to Help Heart: Study June 20, 2016

Driving cholesterol down to very low levels produced no extra benefit

Aspirin Often Wrongly Prescribed for Atrial Fibrillation June 20, 2016

Blood thinners -- not aspirin -- dramatically cut the risk of stroke, researchers say

Blood Pressure May Soar if You Live Near an Airport June 17, 2016

Rates nearly doubled for people exposed to engine noise, study found

Puerto Ricans' Health Lags Behind Other Hispanics June 17, 2016

CDC report finds they have higher risk for 'multiple chronic conditions'

Single Working Moms Carry a Heart Burden June 16, 2016

Stress, finances may boost cardiovascular risks for U.S. mothers, study says

Sleep Apnea Tied to Complications After Angioplasty June 15, 2016

Nightly breathing troubles may increase risk of heart attack, stroke following the coronary procedure

Indoor Pollution From Fuels May Threaten Heart June 15, 2016

Regularly burning kerosene, diesel was associated with serious risks in study

Heart Disease Down Among Over-40 Americans June 15, 2016

Better control of risk factors such as smoking, high blood pressure likely behind the change

Just 6 Percent of Chest Pain Cases in ER Are Life-Threatening: Study June 15, 2016

Muscle strains, anxiety, gastrointestinal issues often to blame, doctor says

Mixed News on Drinking and Heart Health June 15, 2016

Booze may reduce heart attack odds, but up likelihood of another condition, study says

Breast-Feeding a Boon to Preemies' Hearts: Study June 14, 2016

Improvements seen in function and size 20 years later

Diabetes Drug Victoza May Help the Heart: Study June 14, 2016

Daily, injected medication shows 'encouraging' results in international trial

Type 2 Diabetes, Heart Disease a Dangerous Combo June 13, 2016

Prognosis may be worse than previously believed, study suggests

Irregular Heartbeat May Be Deadly in Car Crash June 10, 2016

Study found having atrial fibrillation was associated with higher death risk among accident victims

Middle-Age Fitness Helps Ward Off Stroke Later June 09, 2016

Study finds this one thing reduces risk by 37 percent

6 Ways Women Can Take Care of Their Tickers June 09, 2016

Currently, 1 in 4 American women dies from heart disease, CDC says

Women Less Likely to Get Blood Thinner for Irregular Heartbeat June 08, 2016

They have a higher stroke risk from the condition than men, doctor notes

Shift Workers at Greater Risk of Heart Ills, Study Says June 06, 2016

Abnormal sleep patterns may disrupt body's natural rhythm

Stem Cells May Offer New Hope to Stroke Survivors June 02, 2016

Experimental procedure helped restore movement even a year post-stroke, small study finds

Why Stroke in Middle Age Is More Deadly for Blacks Than Whites June 02, 2016

Attacks come more frequently for blacks at this early age, research shows

Health Tip: Get a Stress Test June 02, 2016

It can help your doctor identify heart problems

Severe Obesity May Boost Infection Risk After Heart Surgery June 01, 2016

Excess weight also linked to extended hospital stays, study finds

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

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