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Energy Drinks May Give the Heart an Unhealthy Jolt April 26, 2017

Popular beverages also affect blood pressure for hours, small trial shows

Oktoberfest Study Links Boozing to Heart Woes April 26, 2017

Munich researchers find 1 in 3 beer drinkers tracked at festival experienced abnormal heart rhythm

Could an Ice Bag to the Face Be Life-Saver for Trauma Patients? April 26, 2017

This easy remedy might give first responders needed time to transport injured patients, researchers say

Is a Low-Salt Diet Always Healthy? April 25, 2017

Study claims current guidelines are too restrictive when there's sufficient potassium intake

Waist Size, Not Weight, May be Key to Life Span April 24, 2017

Even those who aren't overweight are at risk of death if they've got a paunch, researchers report

Exercise Benefits Aging Hearts, Even Those of the Obese April 24, 2017

Physical activity helps ward off heart damage in middle age and beyond, study finds

High Blood Pressure: A Silver Lining for Ovarian Cancer Patients? April 18, 2017

Study finds prognosis may have some surprising influences

No Link Between Common Antibiotic, Irregular Heartbeat April 18, 2017

Azithromycin, commonly known as Zithromax, won't up odds for atrial fibrillation, study shows

Could a Daily Vitamin Curb Smog's Effect on the Heart? April 14, 2017

Small study suggests vitamin B might help, but reducing pollution levels remains the priority

Another Downside to Unemployment: Stroke Risk? April 13, 2017

Findings from Japan point to health benefits of job security

Early Onset Hot Flashes May Signal Higher Heart Risks April 13, 2017

Study found link between menopausal symptoms in younger women and reduced blood vessel function

Diabetes Continues Its Relentless Rise April 12, 2017

But doctors making headway with heart complications among these patients

Do Marathons' Road Closures Lead to More Local Deaths? April 12, 2017

Elderly with heart problems fare worse on race days, perhaps due to delays in care, researchers say

Trans Fat Bans May Have Cut Heart Attack, Stroke Rate April 12, 2017

Pending FDA regulations should remove nearly all of this unhealthy substance from your diet, experts say

A Healthy Middle-Aged Heart May Protect Your Brain Later April 11, 2017

Dementia expert says take up heart-healthy habits sooner rather than later

The Grayer His Hair, the Higher His Heart Risk? April 11, 2017

Study finds link between silvery locks and hardening of the arteries

Don't Bank on Heart-Rate Accuracy From Your Activity Tracker April 10, 2017

Fluctuations seen among 4 models, especially during exercise, study finds

More Younger Americans Are Suffering Strokes: Study April 10, 2017

Researchers cite rise in blood pressure and diabetes, but one specialist questions the findings

10 Minutes of Sweat a Day Helps Kids' Hearts April 08, 2017

Replacing light exercise with vigorous activity could greatly benefit some kids and teens, study finds

Multivitamins May Not Help Men's Hearts, Even When Diet Is Poor April 07, 2017

Study found no preventive benefit, but more research might still be warranted

Who Really Needs All Those Heart Tests? April 07, 2017

Overtreatment may lead to excess worry and worse outcomes, report says

Men More Prone to Severe Psoriasis: Study April 06, 2017

Researchers say this may explain why more males seek treatment for the skin disease

Who Really Needs Blood Pressure, Cholesterol Meds? April 06, 2017

Exercise and other lifestyle adjustments should be tried first, Consumer Reports advises

Droughts Tied to Climate Change Could Bring Health Risks for Seniors April 06, 2017

Danger is greatest for people in areas where extreme rain shortages are uncommon, researchers find

High-Dose Vitamin D Failed to Curb Heart Disease in Study April 05, 2017

Monthly supplementation fell short, but experts aren't ruling out other approaches

High Thyroid Hormone Levels Tied to Stiffer Arteries April 04, 2017

Measuring these levels might help identify people at risk of heart disease, researcher says

Health Tip: Understanding Angina April 04, 2017

Factors that can trigger chest pain

Race Plays Role in Heart, Diabetes Risk, Even at Normal Weight April 03, 2017

For example, study found higher risk in Hispanics and people of South Asian descent who weren't overweight

For Firefighters, Another Danger: The Heart April 03, 2017

Exposure to high heat and physical exertion may increase risk of heart attacks, study says

Keys to Heart Disease Care: Communication and Trust April 03, 2017

These factors linked to patients' greater use of cholesterol and blood pressure-lowering drugs

Heart Devices 101: Guide to the Tools That Keep You Ticking April 02, 2017

FDA offers glossary of terms to help you understand your doctor's advice

Sleepless Nights, Unhealthy Hearts? March 31, 2017

Chronic wakefulness might leave its mark on cardiovascular system, study suggests

When Heart Stops Beating, Survival Better at Specialized Heart Centers March 29, 2017

With cardiac arrest, they're more likely to perform procedures to clear blood vessels, study finds

What You Need to Know About Cholesterol March 28, 2017

Heart expert explains the difference between good and bad types

Just 17 U.S. States Require Defibrillators in Some Schools March 27, 2017

Easy-to-use portable devices can prevent deaths from sudden cardiac arrest, researchers say

Leg Pain When Walking: Talk to Your Doctor March 24, 2017

Physician says there are ways to ward off peripheral artery disease

Exercise a Great Prescription to Help Older Hearts March 23, 2017

Not enough doctors recommend cardiac rehab, American Heart Association says

Daily Glass of Beer, Wine Might Do a Heart Good March 23, 2017

But drinking more may be bad news for your cardiovascular system, researchers say

Health Tip: Managing Metabolic Syndrome March 21, 2017

Ways to help ward off complications

Pradaxa Beats Warfarin After Heart Rhythm Procedure: Study March 20, 2017

Fewer bleeding problems reported among 'ablation' patients who took the newer blood thinner

Guidelines May Miss Need for Statins in Many U.S. Blacks March 20, 2017

Individualized scans of the arteries may be a better means of spotting patients at risk, researchers say

Remote Amazon Tribe May Have Healthiest Hearts on Earth March 17, 2017

Days spent hunting, farming and eating unprocessed foods keeps their arteries clear, researcher says

New Cholesterol Drugs May Beat Statins, But Price Tag Is High March 17, 2017

Repatha, inclisiran lowered cholesterol levels even further, but first costs about $14,000 a year to take

Taking Statins May Boost Heart Surgery Outcomes March 16, 2017

Using cholesterol-lowering medications up to and on operation day linked to better survival rates in study

U.S. Medical Groups Sound the Alarm on Climate Change March 15, 2017

Altered weather patterns may already hurt your health, nation's physicians warn

Failed Fertility Treatments, Poorer Heart Health Later? March 13, 2017

Study found small link, but researchers not sure if treatments or underlying health problems to blame

Your DNA May Determine How You Handle the Time Change March 11, 2017

Researcher says genetics play a part in whether you're a night owl, which can make daylight saving a tough transition

Bad Diets Tied to 400,000 U.S. Deaths in 2015 March 09, 2017

Adding healthy foods such as nuts, seeds, vegetables, whole grains might help prevent premature demise, researchers suggest

Health Tip: Resuming Activities After a Heart Attack March 09, 2017

When is the right time?

Winter a Chilling Time for Heart Failure Patients March 08, 2017

Studies found hospitalizations, deaths among these patients highest during that season

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