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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

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

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

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

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

Regular Exercise: Antidote for Deadly Diseases? August 10, 2016

High levels of physical activity linked to lower risk for two cancers, diabetes, heart disease and stroke

Fidget Your Way to a Healthier Heart August 09, 2016

Tapping toes, other movement when sitting for long periods may help benefit blood vessels, study suggests

Task Force Calls for More Study Into Risks, Benefits of Kids' Cholesterol Screening August 09, 2016

Panel does recommend screening kids for obesity starting at age 6

Even Poorer Nations Not Immune to High Blood Pressure August 08, 2016

Researchers cite aging populations, diet, inactivity and lack of preventive care

When Diabetes Strikes, Get Moving to Lower Risk to Eyes August 04, 2016

Study finds association between inactivity and heightened odds for diabetic retinopathy

Heart Risk Factors Rise <i>Before</i> Menopause August 03, 2016

'Danger zone' for women earlier than thought, study finds

Diabetes Drug Victoza Might Not Help Advanced Heart Failure Patients August 02, 2016

Study participants may have been too sick to benefit from the medication, diabetes expert says

Fat May Not Hike Heart Attack Risk: Study August 01, 2016

But it does raise diabetes risk, research with twins found

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

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