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Is It Really True That Chocolate May Be Good for You? October 21, 2016

A component in cocoa seems to help control blood sugar and inflammation, but there's a caveat

Study Counters Notion That Heart Surgery Poses More Kidney Risks to Women October 20, 2016

If factors such as other health conditions are taken into account, gender difference disappears

Digestive Byproduct Tied to Meat Raises Risks for Some Heart Patients October 19, 2016

Those with narrowed leg arteries and high levels of the byproduct had higher odds of dying early, study suggests

Are Vegetarian Diets Heart-Healthier? October 18, 2016

Study finds no significant difference in 10-year cardiovascular risk, but one expert is skeptical of research

Sleep Apnea May Boost Risk for Post-Op Problems October 17, 2016

Certain patients should be checked for the disorder before having surgery, researchers say

No Link Between Caffeine, Irregular Heartbeat in Heart Failure Patient Study October 17, 2016

Stress test didn't show short-term changes after coffee drinking

Smartphone Device Detects Undiagnosed Irregular Heartbeat October 13, 2016

Cardiologists say more research needed before mass screening for atrial fibrillation can be justified

Chronic Disease in Mom May Be Linked to Newborns' Heart Disease October 11, 2016

Risk highest among women born with heart defects or who developed type 2 diabetes, study suggests

U.S. Life Expectancy Lags Behind Other Wealthy Nations October 06, 2016

Diabetes, drugs and guns contribute to disappointing statistics in new global report

Your Post-Heart Attack Survival May Depend on Choice of Hospital October 06, 2016

Patients treated at hospitals with better track records gained additional year of life, study finds

Depression Can Fuel Heart Disease in Midlife Women: Study October 06, 2016

Psychologist recommends mental health screening at routine checkups

More Research Cites Salt's Potential Health Risks October 03, 2016

Every half-teaspoon or so raises risk of premature death by 12 percent, study suggests

It May Be Time to Punt on Your Favorite Football Fare September 30, 2016

Nutrition expert says tailgating standards aren't scoring any heart-health points

'Spare Tire' May Be Tougher on Your Heart Than 'Love Handles' September 26, 2016

Study links deep belly fat to greater odds for cardiovascular risk factors

Smart City Planning Can Cut Deadly Diseases, Improve Air Quality September 26, 2016

Study found big benefit in limiting urban sprawl, encouraging walking and biking

Stress Might Undercut Benefits of Healthy Diet for Women September 20, 2016

Finding show importance of coping skills in tough times, researcher says

Sleep Troubles, Heart Troubles? September 19, 2016

American Heart Association says it's too soon to say what's the optimal amount of shut-eye

Extreme Preemies May Be at Risk for High Blood Pressure as Adults September 15, 2016

Smaller kidneys and blood vessel abnormalities more likely as these babies age, researchers say

31 Million Older Americans Aren't Getting Enough Exercise September 15, 2016

Inactivity boosts their risk for falls, broken bones, serious disease and early death, CDC warns

Diet or Exercise: What's Best for the Middle-Aged Heart September 15, 2016

Study finds each effective, as long as healthy weight loss is the result

Minorities Less Likely to Get Clot-Clearing Stroke Drug September 14, 2016

But study couldn't determine why white male patients were more likely to get tPA in hospital

Alcohol May Damage the Heart -- at Least for Some September 14, 2016

Booze linked to atrial fibrillation, a dangerous condition that raises stroke risk

Smoking Thickens Heart Wall, Leading to Heart Failure: Study September 13, 2016

The more you smoke and the longer you smoke, the greater the risk of damage

Sugar Companies Shifted Focus to Fat as Heart Harm: Study September 13, 2016

Decades-old documents show researchers were paid to influence scientific thinking, researchers say

Stroke Survivors Often Struggle With Depression September 07, 2016

Risk was 8 times higher for those who suffered a brain attack than for those who didn't, study found

Heart Rhythm Disorder May Be Tied to Wider Range of Ills September 07, 2016

Review links atrial fibrillation to increased risk for heart and kidney problems, not just stroke

Thyroid Levels in High-Normal Range May Be Linked to Cardiac Arrest September 06, 2016

Study isn't cause for alarm, cardiologist says, but hormone could be more 'toxic' than thought

Could Good Sex Be Bad for an Older Man's Heart? September 06, 2016

Once a week or more may take toll, study finds, but at least one cardiologist questions the findings

Older Drug May Help Type 1 Diabetics' Heart Health September 06, 2016

Metformin appears to have cardiovascular benefits, researchers report

Opioid Abuse Fueling Drug-Related Heart Infections: Study September 01, 2016

Injecting drugs boosts the risk of infective endocarditis

Want Better Heart Health? There's an App for That August 31, 2016

Smartphones can help keep you on track with lifestyle changes

Drug-Coated Stents Don't Improve Patient Survival, Large Study Reports August 31, 2016

But, the pricier devices do lead to fewer repeat heart procedures

3 Steps to Lower a Woman's Risk of Premature Birth August 31, 2016

Study finds there's lots mothers-to-be can do to help ensure they deliver at full-term

Heart Birth Defects Dropped After Folic Acid Was Added to Food August 29, 2016

Canadian study found that structural problems saw biggest declines

Fewer Drugs in Pipeline to Treat World's No. 1 Killer August 29, 2016

While number of cancer drugs rose, development of new heart medicines stalled, study finds

Over 64? Want to Cut Your Heart Disease Risk? Try Exercise August 29, 2016

Finnish study finds even moderate exercise lowers odds of early death

Serious Heart Problem a Family Matter August 25, 2016

If a relative has had an aortic dissection, you could too, study says

Mouse Study Suggests Stem Cells May Reverse Stroke Damage August 22, 2016

Experimental treatment helped new brain cells grow

'Business Diet' a Bad Deal for the Heart August 19, 2016

Unhealthy eating on the road linked with early signs of artery clogging, study says

Gallstones Linked to Higher Heart Disease Risk August 18, 2016

Researcher says study highlights a connection between the gut and the cardiovascular system

Calcium Supplements Might Raise Older Women's Dementia Risk August 18, 2016

Finding even more pronounced if blood flow to brain has been affected, study suggests

Healthy Diet, Exercise May Help Keep Alzheimer's at Bay August 17, 2016

Study finds people who are active and eat well have fewer brain effects linked to the disease

Do Angioplasty Patients Really Need Beta-Blocker Drugs? August 16, 2016

Study suggests doctors reconsider their use in the absence of heart attack, heart failure

Heart Health May Hinge on Easy Access to Fresh Food August 16, 2016

Lack of dietary choices tied to early signs of heart disease

Heat Waves Hit Seniors Hardest August 16, 2016

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

How Long Will You Live? Look to Your Parents August 15, 2016

Lower risk of dying from heart disease if mom and dad lived past 70, study suggests

Cancer Now Leading Killer in 12 European Nations August 15, 2016

Gains against heart disease and stroke, especially in Western Europe, likely behind the shift

Blood Pressure-Lowering Diet May Help Treat Gout August 15, 2016

DASH eating plan brings blood pressure down, and seems to relieve inflammatory joint problem

Health Tip: Protect Yourself From Hardened Arteries August 12, 2016

Here's what you can do

U.S. Kids Don't Make the Grade on Heart Health August 11, 2016

Most don't eat right or get enough exercise, and the American Heart Association warns of problems ahead