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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

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

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

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

Indoor Pollution From Fuels May Threaten Heart June 15, 2016

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

Sleep Apnea Tied to Complications After Angioplasty June 15, 2016

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

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

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

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

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

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

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