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Doctors Aren't Discussing Sex With Heart Attack Survivors December 15, 2014

Study of younger patients finds they often get misinformation

Progress Still Needed on 'Race Gap' in Older Americans' Health December 10, 2014

Blacks have made some gains, especially in the West, but whites still fare better overall, study finds

Study Questions Safety of Adrenaline Shots for Cardiac Arrest December 01, 2014

Emergency procedure can restart heart, but may raise risk of brain damage, researchers say

A Bad Marriage Burdens an Aging Heart November 20, 2014

Older women in unhappy relationships seem especially vulnerable, researchers say

Home Exercise Boosts Heart Patients' Frame of Mind November 19, 2014

But in-hospital workouts didn't produce same results, study found

'Wireless' Pacemaker Working Well So Far, Researchers Say November 19, 2014

Small, manufacturer-funded study of tiny device reports no complications

Kids Who Need Heart Transplant Should Get the First Available, Study Says November 19, 2014

Waiting for a suitable match based on antibodies lowered survival rate, researchers found

Oxygen May Not Help Heart Attack Victims November 19, 2014

Study ties treatment to greater heart damage, but more research urged

Chasing, Tackling Suspects Raises Cops' Odds of Sudden Death November 19, 2014

Overall risk to any one officer remains very small, researchers stress

Cholesterol Drug Vytorin Linked to Reduced Heart Attack Risk November 17, 2014

Study found this combination drug dropped 'bad' LDL levels

Long-Term Use of Aspirin Plus Blood Thinner Is Safe: Study November 17, 2014

Benefits of combination outweigh potential risks, experts say

Daily Aspirin Fails to Help Older Hearts in Japanese Study November 17, 2014

But study's findings unlikely to change U.S. guidelines, expert notes

Could Wine, Chocolate Help Shield Your Heart From Smog? November 17, 2014

Researchers say air pollution's effects lessened in older men who consumed flavonoids, but more research needed

ER Visits for Common Irregular Heartbeat Are Rising, Study Finds November 17, 2014

While U.S. hospital admissions for atrial fibrillation were up, death rates were down

More Americans Controlling Their High Blood Pressure November 17, 2014

Government researchers report the numbers are looking better, but national goal not yet reached

Could Flu Raise Risk of Fatal Artery Tear? November 17, 2014

Preliminary research suggests a connection between the two

Secondhand Pot Smoke Can Give Your Heart an Unwelcome Buzz November 17, 2014

Rat study suggests short exposure to marijuana reduces blood vessel function, similar to secondhand tobacco smoke

Deaths From Heart Disease Drop Quickly After Stent Procedure: Study November 10, 2014

But experts say treatment should also focus on possible noncardiac causes of death

Teen Sisters Develop Ways to Measure Lung, Heart Damage October 21, 2014

Electronic stethoscope amplifies sounds of breathing changes, thickening of heart muscle

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

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