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Stress Affects Women, Men With Heart Disease Differently, Study Shows October 13, 2014

Finding suggests doctors need to treat patients based on gender risks, researcher says

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

Scientists Spot How Bacterial Pneumonia Damages the Heart September 19, 2014

A vaccine, and the right antibiotic, may guard against a direct attack on heart cells, researchers say

Heart Attack Patients Face Greater Death Risk if Any Treatment Step Missed: Study September 15, 2014

British researchers outline 9 critical components of hospital care

Even a Little Excess Weight Can Boost Blood Pressure: Study September 10, 2014

Researchers find, in 8-week span, that those who gain in the abdomen have highest increase

Nine of 10 American Kids Eat Too Much Salt: CDC September 09, 2014

Almost half of daily intake comes from the 10 foods they eat most

Short Walks Can Offset Long Stretches of Sitting September 09, 2014

An hour of sitting can impact arteries in the legs, but even a 5-minute stroll helps, research shows

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

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

Implantable Heart Devices Work, Regardless of Race: Study August 18, 2014

Previous research into benefits hadn't included large numbers of minorities

Mutant Gene Spurs Dangerous Heart Condition in Newfoundland Dogs: Study August 08, 2014

Ridge of abnormal tissue forms below the aorta, restricts blood flow and can cause sudden death

Heart Monitoring May Prevent Some Strokes, Study Suggests June 25, 2014

Irregular heartbeat that causes some attacks is often tough to detect, doctors say

Heart Failure Therapy May Benefit Women More Than Men June 23, 2014

But study finds they're less likely than males to receive pacemaker that synchronizes heartbeats

Study Questions Use of Beta Blockers Before Heart Bypass Surgery June 16, 2014

But at least one specialist says the finding shouldn't alter current procedures

Heart Patients Without Artery Plaque Buildup Still Face Risks: Study June 04, 2014

They still have an increased likelihood of heart attack, death, researchers found

Reports of Chest Pain Down For Whites, But Not Blacks May 20, 2014

Study suggests blacks may need more intervention for blood pressure, diabetes and smoking

More Americans Hospitalized for Irregular Heartbeat, Study Finds May 19, 2014

Most patients had several health problems, including high blood pressure, diabetes, lung disease

Could Certain Antidepressants Slow Alzheimer's? May 14, 2014

Early study suggests Celexa, and other drugs in its class, might help, but many questions remain

Sustained Workouts May Help Aging Hearts May 05, 2014

Researchers found improvements in seniors' 'heart rate variability' that might reduce heart attack risk

High-Fiber Diet May Aid Heart Attack Survivors April 30, 2014

Study suggests whole grains might be particularly important

A Doctor's 'People Skills' Affects Patients' Health April 10, 2014

Comfortable relationship can be as beneficial as statins for heart problems, study finds

Doctors' Groups Issue New Guidelines on Treating Common Irregular Heartbeat March 28, 2014

Atrial fibrillation can pose stroke danger, especially to older patients

Exercise Affects Men's, Women's Hearts Differently: Study March 27, 2014

Finding might have implications for standard cardiac testing, experts say

Vegetarian Diet May Help Lower Blood Pressure, Research Suggests February 24, 2014

Japanese review of 39 studies shows a meatless menu might boost cardiovascular health, but the findings are preliminary

Many Patients Have Pain After Heart Surgery, Study Finds February 24, 2014

40 percent suffered pain three months later, and 10 percent did after two years

Taking Care of Your Heart February 15, 2014

Cardiologist offers advice to lower your risk of heart disease

Injected Gel Might Someday Help Treat Heart Failure February 13, 2014

Early study of pigs found protective effect after heart attack

Survey Finds Most Americans Misinformed About Heart Disease February 11, 2014

Many are not taking steps to change their lifestyle and protect their heart

Early Treatment for Depression May Be Good for the Heart February 11, 2014

Study found those getting medication/therapy were half as likely to develop cardiovascular trouble

Minority Patients Less Likely to Stick With Heart Attack Meds: Study January 23, 2014

Black, Hispanic women were least compliant one year out

Timing of Heart Attack Tied to Death Risk January 22, 2014

Large review finds patients arriving at hospitals in off-hours have 5 percent higher odds of dying

Merck Recalls Cholesterol Drug Liptruzet January 14, 2014

Packaging problem could allow air, moisture to affect drug's effectiveness, company says

A-Fib Doesn't Mean You're Banished to the Sidelines January 10, 2014

For most people with an irregular heartbeat, it's OK to stay active, doctors say

Living a Full Life, Irregular Heartbeat and All January 10, 2014

Maryland man still exercises an hour a day

'Stress Gene' Might Raise Odds for Heart Attack, Death, Study Shows December 18, 2013

Duke study finds genetic variation impacts those with heart disease

'Healthy Obesity' Is a Myth, Report Says December 02, 2013

Researchers weigh results of 8 studies, find excess pounds raise death risk over time

FDA Warns of Heart Risks From Stress-Test Drugs November 21, 2013

Doctors should screen patients before using Lexiscan or Adenoscan, agency says

Take Aspirin at Bedtime to Better Protect Your Heart, Study Suggests November 19, 2013

Small trial found the drug reduced blood clotting more when taken at night than in the morning

Some Doctors Challenge New Statin Guidelines November 18, 2013

They say too many people would get the cholesterol-lowering drugs; heart groups defend the recommendations

Fitness Linked to Lower Heart Attack Risk in Heart Disease Patients November 18, 2013

Early study also found survival odds rose with exercise capacity

Weight Loss Can Combat Irregular Heart Beat, Study Says November 18, 2013

Atrial fibrillation is a potentially fatal condition affecting more and more people

New Guidelines May Widen Use of Statins November 13, 2013

Recommendations focus on patient risk factors rather than cholesterol numbers, experts say

Nutritionists: FDA Trans Fat Ban Good for America's Heart Health November 08, 2013

They urge greater use of healthier oils, like canola oil or other vegetable oils, in food-making process

FDA to Ban Trans Fats in Foods November 07, 2013

The artificial additives are linked to heart trouble, doctors say

Metformin Won't Help Heart Patients Without Diabetes: Study November 07, 2013

But it might have a future as a weight-loss drug, results suggest

Study Raises Questions About Testosterone Therapy November 05, 2013

But it doesn't prove heart harms from the popular supplements

Gardening, Housework May Help Boost Your Heart Health October 29, 2013

Study of Swedish seniors found a reduced death risk of up to 30 percent

Docs Urged to Treat Unhealthy Habits Before Damage Is Done October 07, 2013

Target problems like smoking, poor eating and being overweight, heart association says

Simple Score May Predict Heart Attack, Stroke Risks September 13, 2013

It could help steer heart-disease treatment, researchers say

Researchers: Protein Linked to Sudden Cardiac Death September 09, 2013

Discovery might lead to drugs to combat disorder that causes 325,000 U.S. deaths every year