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Early Hormone Therapy May Be Safe for Women's Hearts July 28, 2014

Hormone replacement started soon after menopause wasn't linked to hardening of the arteries in study

Inflammatory Muscle Disorder May Raise Risk for Heart Attack, Stroke July 28, 2014

Patients with polymyalgia rheumatica may be more likely to develop vascular disease, study shows

Healthy Habits May Help Childhood Cancer Survivors Avoid Chronic Ills July 28, 2014

Lifestyle choices influence long-term outcomes, researcher says

Stroke Rates Declining Among Seniors, Study Shows July 15, 2014

But, rate of brain attacks among those younger than 65 unchanged

Stress, Depression May Boost Stroke Risk, Study Finds July 10, 2014

Anger didn't seem to have an effect, researchers noted

Older Adults Can Safely Donate a Kidney, Study Finds July 09, 2014

No greater risk for heart disease, diabetes or death among donors, researchers say

More Painkillers May Raise Heart Risks for Older Women: Review July 08, 2014

Class of drugs that includes naproxen linked to increased chance of heart attack, stroke, but finding not conclusive

Severe Obesity Cuts Up to 14 Years Off Life: Study July 08, 2014

As weight climbs, so do related deaths from heart disease, diabetes and cancer, researchers say

Change Bad Habits Early, Save Your Heart Later July 03, 2014

Young adults who adopt healthier lifestyle can cut their heart disease risk, researchers say

Could Dark Chocolate Help Ease Poor Leg Circulation? July 02, 2014

Perhaps, but experts say there are better ways to obtain beneficial polyphenols

Latest Study Finds No Link Between Testosterone Supplements, Heart Attack July 02, 2014

Finding runs counter to some prior reports; much larger trials are needed, experts say

Heart Monitoring May Prevent Some Strokes, Study Suggests June 25, 2014

Irregular heartbeat that causes some attacks is often tough to detect, doctors say

People With Heart Disease, Diabetes May Be More Likely to Stay on Statins June 23, 2014

Study also finds former smokers, overweight better at taking cholesterol-lowering drugs as prescribed

Antidepressants in Pregnancy Won't Harm Baby's Heart, Study Suggests June 18, 2014

But, past research shows risks, and one expert says this study doesn't provide definitive answers

Rare Gene Mutations May Help Shield the Heart June 18, 2014

Finding could pave way for new preventive drugs, researchers say

Depression Doubles Odds of Heart Attack for Younger Women: Study June 18, 2014

And compared with older women and men, they are more likely to become depressed, researchers say

New Blood Test May Help Detect Heart Transplant Rejection June 18, 2014

It might one day spare patients from invasive biopsies, study says

Vitamin D: A Key to a Longer Life? June 18, 2014

But experts aren't sure that vitamin D is responsible for lower risk of dying from heart disease, cancer

Poorly Understood Disorder Disables Many Younger Women June 17, 2014

Postural tachycardia syndrome has no consistent treatment, expert says

High Blood Pressure May Sometimes Be Overtreated: Study June 16, 2014

Bringing systolic readings below 120-139 might not provide added benefit, researchers say

Hot Dogs, Salami May Raise Men's Heart Failure Risk, Study Suggests June 12, 2014

But unprocessed red meat was not implicated in this research

Treating Sleep Apnea May Lower Heart Risks, Study Finds June 11, 2014

For obese patients, weight loss is recommended, too, expert says

Good Heart Health May Keep Your Mind Sharp, Too June 11, 2014

Poor heart health linked to mental impairment: study

Diets Rich in Protein May Help Protect Against Stroke June 11, 2014

Study found lean animal proteins like fish showed most benefit

Insulin-Metformin Combo Tied to Poorer Survival in Diabetes Study June 10, 2014

Other experts dispute the study's conclusions

Breast Cancer Drug Herceptin Linked to Risk of Heart Problems: Study June 10, 2014

But most of these effects reverse after women finish treatment, experts say

Are You Eating Enough 'Powerhouse' Vegetables? June 05, 2014

Chard, beet greens are among the most nutrient-packed, report finds

Many With Heart Failure Aren't Told About End-of-Life Care: Study June 04, 2014

Survey found nearly a third of health-care providers lacked confidence to discuss the topic with patients

1 in 10 Heart Attack Patients May Have Undiagnosed Diabetes June 03, 2014

Recognizing and treating the disease early may prevent cardiovascular complications, study author says

Heart Attack in Middle Age May Be Tougher on Women June 02, 2014

Reasons aren't clear, but study found male survivors were healthier to start with

Calcium Supplements Don't Raise Women's Heart Risks, Study Says May 30, 2014

But it's better to get this essential mineral from your diet, experts say

Heart Risks Depend on Which Blood Pressure Number Is High: Study May 30, 2014

Researchers also discovered lifetime heart risks were greater even with medications to treat the condition

More Americans Working to Control Blood Pressure, Cholesterol: CDC May 29, 2014

But rates for these and other heart-healthy habits still fall far short of goals, agency says

Remote Monitoring Device Approved for Heart Patients May 29, 2014

Measures pulmonary artery pressure and heart rate

Many Delay Blood Thinners After Stent Placement, Risking Death May 28, 2014

Going 3 days without Plavix triples odds of heart attack within a month, researchers say

Air Travel Safe After Chest Surgery, Surgeon Says May 23, 2014

Whether flying or driving home, study finds similar complication rates

Fit Kids Have Better Body-Fat Distribution, Study Finds May 23, 2014

Active children show fewer signs of future heart disease

Diabetes May Be Bigger Threat to the Female Heart: Study May 23, 2014

Women with diabetes face 40 to 50 percent greater risk of heart disease than men with diabetes, researchers say

Losing Weight at Any Age May Help the Heart May 21, 2014

Dropping excess pounds -- even in middle-age or later -- linked to better heart health, study finds

Diet, Lifestyle Affect Prostate Cancer Risk, Studies Find May 20, 2014

Eating high-fiber carbs, drinking less milk, avoiding diabetes and heart risk factors may help cut risk

More Americans Hospitalized for Irregular Heartbeat, Study Finds May 19, 2014

Most patients had several health problems, including high blood pressure, diabetes, lung disease

Mouse Study Hints at How Mediterranean Diet Protects the Heart May 19, 2014

Researchers find unsaturated fats, vegetables combine to lower blood pressure

Sleeping Pill Use Tied to Poorer Survival for Heart Failure Patients May 19, 2014

Study also found heightened odds for heart trouble in patients taking benzodiazepine sleep aids

Using Internet, Apps to Manage Blood Pressure Has Dangers: Study May 16, 2014

Researchers find measurement errors, misleading information

Migraines Linked to Increased Risk of 'Silent Strokes' May 15, 2014

Treating migraines might reduce stroke risk, researchers suggest

Early Menopause Linked to Heart Failure Risk in Swedish Study May 14, 2014

Association was even stronger among women who had a history of smoking, researchers say

Health Tip: Trim the Fat From Meat May 14, 2014

Suggestions from the American Heart Association

Researchers Shed Light on Link Between Stress, Heart Trouble May 13, 2014

Study suggests brain may be key to the connection between negative emotions and inflammation

Adult Health Better for Bullies Than Their Victims: Study May 12, 2014

Surprising findings come from long-term tracking of kids' blood tests

Resveratrol in Red Wine May Not Be Such a Health Booster, After All May 12, 2014

Substance doesn't seem to protect people from heart disease, cancer, study says