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Binge Drinking May Boost Blood Pressure in Young Men October 21, 2014

Study didn't find same effect in young women or teens of either sex

Athletic Trainers' Group Advises Heart Tests for Young Athletes October 17, 2014

Identifying problems may prevent sudden cardiac arrest, new guidelines suggest

If You Do Gain Weight, Polyunsaturated Fats May Prevent Some Damage October 16, 2014

Sunflower oil linked to better cholesterol readings, study finds

Psoriasis Tied to Raised Risk of Uncontrolled Blood Pressure October 15, 2014

Researchers suspect inflammation is the common denominator

Another Study Links Mediterranean Diet to Better Heart Health October 14, 2014

Healthy eating may not always prevent metabolic syndrome, but may reverse it

Smoking-Related Illnesses in U.S. Total 14 Million, Report Finds October 13, 2014

Many Americans suffer from multiple conditions related to cigarettes

Drug-Coated Balloon Catheter Approved October 13, 2014

Designed to clear clogged arteries in thigh and knee

Healthy Lifestyle Choices May Cut Women's Stroke Risk October 08, 2014

Following 5 healthy habits halved chances of most common kind of brain attack, study suggests

U.S. Life Expectancy Hits Record High of Nearly 79 Years: CDC October 08, 2014

Lifestyle changes cited as reason for gains, researchers say

Health Tip: Troubled by High Triglycerides? October 07, 2014

Risk factors include extra weight

Heart Bypass Patients May Not Need Tight Blood Sugar Control: Study October 06, 2014

Survival rates similar for those with looser glucose limits, trial finds

Genes May Make Some More Prone to Heart Disease When Under Stress October 01, 2014

Lifestyle changes could make big difference for people with a genetic risk, researchers say

Too Many Heart Scans May Pose Radiation Risks, Cardiologists Say September 29, 2014

American Heart Association urges doctors to make sure patient understands dangers, test is appropriate

Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs May Help After Certain Strokes September 23, 2014

Statins appear to boost survival rates after bleeding in the brain, study reports

Tight Blood Sugar Control Doesn't Prevent Strokes in Diabetics: Study September 19, 2014

But keeping blood pressure in check does, researchers say

Heart Docs Don't Recommend Routine ECGs for Young Athletes September 15, 2014

Detailed history, examination can reveal teens' risk for sudden death, experts say

Blood Pressure Seems to Stay Lower Longer in Fitter Men September 15, 2014

Study suggests heart-healthy exercise may keep blood vessels more flexible

Traffic Pollution Linked to Higher Levels of Obesity Hormone September 12, 2014

Findings could help explain association between dirty air, risk for heart disease, researchers say

Diabetics Face Much Greater Risk of Heart Damage, Study Says September 12, 2014

Ultra-sensitive test detects trouble even with normal cholesterol, researchers find

Study Links Potassium to Fewer Strokes in Older Women September 04, 2014

But it's not clear if foods rich in this nutrient actually caused the lower risk

Skin Cells Used to Create Heart Valve for Growing Kids September 03, 2014

It's the first time an artificial cardiac valve has been made that grows over time, scientists say

Daily Exercise May Halve Risk for Heart Failure, Study Says September 02, 2014

Higher levels of activity reap greater benefits, researchers find

Preterm or Small Birth Tied to Long-Term Risks to Heart, Brain September 02, 2014

But researchers say exercise, education may help overcome deficiencies

Heart Studies Don't Reflect Real-World Patients, Study Finds August 26, 2014

Participants are healthier, possibly skewing results

Diet, Exercise Counseling Urged for Overweight Americans With Heart Risks August 26, 2014

Task force guidelines could apply to half of U.S. adults

Antibiotic Might Raise Heart Risks for Some August 20, 2014

People with underlying heart rhythm disorders may want to avoid clarithromycin, study suggests

Good Neighbors Are Good for Your Heart, Study Says August 19, 2014

People who felt like they were a part of their community had lower risk of heart attack

Big Drop in U.S. Heart-Related Hospitalizations and Deaths, Study Finds August 18, 2014

Lifestyle changes, wider use of medications driving the trend, researchers say

Study: Vigorous Exercise Seems Safe for Heart Transplant Recipients August 18, 2014

Small trial found intense activity can improve exercise capacity, lower blood pressure

Health Tip: Reducing Your Chances of Heart Disease if You Have Diabetes August 18, 2014

Keep risk factors in check

Popular Southern Fare May Harm Your Kidneys August 14, 2014

Study finds fatty, sugary foods raise risk of death linked to organ trouble

Are We Overdoing Salt Restrictions? August 13, 2014

Too little sodium can harm heart, study suggests

Children Prescribed Growth Hormone May Face Stroke Risk Later: Study August 13, 2014

Parents should discuss pros and cons of treatment with their child's doctor, researchers suggest

For Heart Attack Survivors, More Exercise Isn't Always Better, Study Says August 12, 2014

Excessive walking, running may lose protective effect

Heart Medication Digoxin Linked to Higher Risk of Death for Some August 11, 2014

Increase seen in people with certain abnormal heart rhythms, study finds

Women, Blacks Hit Harder by Heart Disease Risk Factors August 11, 2014

High blood pressure, diabetes play the biggest roles, new research reports

Doctors May Miss Out on Recommending Aspirin Therapy August 08, 2014

Lack of time, uncertainty about benefits among potential reasons why, expert says

Could Chiropractic Manipulation of Your Neck Trigger a Stroke? August 07, 2014

American Heart Association releases statement saying risk may be increased if artery wall is torn

Prisons That Bar Smoking May Boost Inmates' Health: Study August 06, 2014

Rates of tobacco-related deaths 11 percent lower after long-term bans, researchers say

Cholesterol Drugs' Benefits Far Outweigh Side Effects, Review Finds August 05, 2014

But long-term use of statins may raise odds of diabetes among people with risk factors, experts say

Statins May Aid Survival From Colon Cancer August 04, 2014

Taking cholesterol-lowering drugs was linked to a 29 percent reduction in risk of cancer death in study

Barbershops Join Fight Against High Blood Pressure in Black Men August 01, 2014

Novel partnership detects "silent killer" in more than one-third of those tested, study reports

'Ice Man' Mummy May Have Been at Risk of Heart Disease August 01, 2014

5,000-year-old remains found in Alps glacier contain DNA indicating increased cardiovascular risk

No TV or Obesity, But Ancient People Still Had Heart Disease July 31, 2014

Mummy study shows that, just like today, inflammation spurred blood vessel blockages

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

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