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Delaying 2nd Shock After Cardiac Arrest Won't Boost Survival: StudyApril 07, 2016

New findings challenge current guidelines

Treating Depression Might Help Stem Heart Woes: StudyApril 04, 2016

Effective treatment shown to lower risk of major cardiovascular complications, researchers report

Wearable 'Defibrillator-in-a-Vest' May Help Some Heart PatientsMarch 28, 2016

But more research is needed, American Heart Association says

Statewide Training on Cardiac Arrest Saves Lives in N. CarolinaMarch 23, 2016

Quick action by family members, general public improved survival and recovery, study says

Black Heart Attack Victims More Likely to Have Ambulance DivertedMarch 21, 2016

Study finds nearly half were sent to another hospital because of overcrowding in nearest ER

A Healthy Heart May Protect an Aging BrainMarch 16, 2016

Study found seniors who met more heart-healthy goals showed less decline in thinking skills

One Alcoholic Drink Might Temporarily Bump Up Heart RiskMarch 02, 2016

But within 24 hours, that same beverage can be generally protective, study suggests

Younger Female Heart Patients More Likely to Need Follow-Up CareFebruary 23, 2016

And, that's despite having healthier blood vessels, study says

Surgery, Stents Equally Effective for Opening Neck Arteries: StudyFebruary 18, 2016

Both procedures reduce risk of stroke due to narrowed arteries, researchers find

Fitness Could Raise Survival After First Heart AttackFebruary 01, 2016

Patients in the best shape were 40 percent less likely to die, study found

Women's Heart Attacks Are Different Than Men's, Experts StressJanuary 25, 2016

American Heart Association points out critical differences in new scientific statement

Exercise Regularly and Your Heart Will Thank YouJanuary 18, 2016

And the more you do, the better off you'll be, cardiologists say

High-Rise Living May Lower Your Chances of Surviving Cardiac ArrestJanuary 18, 2016

Above the 16th floor, odds of staying alive after heart stops are slim, study finds

New U.S. Dietary Guidelines: Limit Sugar and Salt, Boost Fruit and Veggie IntakeJanuary 07, 2016

Recommendations, revised every 5 years, designed to promote healthier lifestyles

Early Treatment Improves Heart Attack Outcomes, Study FindsDecember 28, 2015

Doctors should pay close attention to signs of loss of blood flow

Healthy Habits Help Reduce Risk of Heart Failure, Study FindsDecember 22, 2015

Steps include controlling blood pressure and cholesterol

Weight-Loss Surgery Lowered Risk of Heart Attack, Type 2 Diabetes in StudyDecember 22, 2015

British researchers say procedure provides many long-term health benefits

U.S. Task Force Backs Statins for Those 40 to 75 at Heightened Heart RiskDecember 21, 2015

Primary focus is on people with 10 percent or greater threat of heart attack or stroke within 10 years

Reduced Blood Flow to Back of Brain Raises Recurrent Stroke Risk: StudyDecember 21, 2015

Procedure to open blocked arteries may benefit these patients, research suggests

1 in 8 American Adults Still Have High Cholesterol: CDCDecember 01, 2015

Many don't meet targets, and expert says even those targets aren't good enough to prevent heart attacks

Why Women Should Lower Their Holiday Stress LevelNovember 22, 2015

Too much pressure can lead to heart damage, cardiologist says

Lowering Body Temperature May Help Cardiac Arrest PatientsNovember 16, 2015

Treatment improved survival in 'nonshockable' heart cases, researchers say

Scientists Pinpoint What Level of Vitamin D Promotes Heart HealthNovember 12, 2015

Though it is lower than traditionally thought, many people still deficient, researchers say

Angioplasty May Not Boost Survival for Some Heart Disease PatientsNovember 11, 2015

Most people should try medication plus lifestyle changes first, experts say

Side Effects Cause Some to Stop Taking Blood Thinner BrilintaNovember 10, 2015

Bleeding, shortness of breath were among problems patients cited in study

Lower Blood Pressure Target Could Save Lives: StudyNovember 09, 2015

Risk of heart troubles was lowered by 25 percent, while death risk was reduced 27 percent

Sex Is Safe for Heart Patients With a DefibrillatorNovember 09, 2015

New study should calm fears of patients and their partners, experts say

Fewer Americans Than Ever Sticking to Heart-Healthy Lifestyle, Study FindsNovember 09, 2015

Less than 6 percent of adults tracked in long-running research are keeping critical risk factors at bay

New Advisory Says Some Athletes With Heart Conditions OK to PlayNovember 02, 2015

Statement from cardiology groups applies only to those participating in organized sports

Studies Reveal Gender Gap in Heart CareOctober 26, 2015

Younger women less likely than men to be warned of risk, get same treatments or survive after heart attack

Heart Patients Worldwide Missing Out on Key DrugsOctober 21, 2015

Study cites problems with availability, affordability

Younger Women Less Likely to Take Meds After Heart AttackOctober 13, 2015

This, despite fact they have worse outcomes than men of a similar age, study authors say

Daily Glass of Wine May Boost Type 2 Diabetics' Heart HealthOctober 12, 2015

People who process alcohol slowly also saw improvements in blood sugar levels, study says

Short Bursts of Intense Exercise Seems Good for Teen Hearts: StudyOctober 05, 2015

High-power workouts improved blood vessel function, researchers say

Cancer May Be a Hidden Danger to the Heart: ReportSeptember 29, 2015

Austrian researchers find telltale signs of heart disease in newly diagnosed cancer patients

Study: Lowering Beta-Blocker Dose May Boost Survival After Heart AttackSeptember 21, 2015

Dosage should be tailored to the needs of individual patients, researchers say

People in Their 50s Benefit Most From Low-Dose Aspirin, Report SaysSeptember 14, 2015

Heart-disease preventive may simultaneously reduce colon cancer risk, task force suggests

Too Much, Too Little Sleep May Harm the HeartSeptember 10, 2015

Sound slumber 'recharges our batteries,' cardiologist explains

Your Heart Is Likely 'Older' Than You AreSeptember 01, 2015

Smoking, high blood pressure and cholesterol can age this vital organ, CDC says

Cold Weather May Up Risk of Stroke, Severe Heart Attack for SomeAugust 31, 2015

But more study needed to determine what strategies might cut those risks

After Heart Attack, Quitting Smoking Boosts Mental Health, Quality of LifeAugust 25, 2015

People who kick habit also report less chest pain, study finds

Workaholics May Face Higher Stroke Risk: StudyAugust 20, 2015

Lack of exercise, stress and higher drinking rates could be to blame, researchers say

Could Your Smartphone Help Boost Your Heart Health?August 13, 2015

Special apps, trackers may boost weight loss, exercise, quitting smoking, early studies suggest

Too Few Heart Attack Patients Get Cardiac Rehab, Study FindsAugust 05, 2015

Home-based programs could provide alternative for those unable or unwilling to travel, researchers suggest

Women and Blacks Fare Worse After Heart Attacks: StudyAugust 03, 2015

Disparities in care may be one reason for the differences, researchers say

Stand, Don't Sit, to Get Healthier, Researchers SayJuly 31, 2015

Even if you exercise, sitting for long periods linked to higher blood sugar, cholesterol levels

Aspirin Use Common Among Americans With Heart TroubleJuly 16, 2015

CDC finds older people, white men most likely users of the drug endorsed for heart health

1 in 6 Americans Too Far From Lifesaving Heart CentersJuly 13, 2015

Problem affects more rural, poor and Hispanic people, study finds

Only 1 in 10 Americans Eats Enough Fruits and Veggies: CDCJuly 09, 2015

The foods help lower risk of illnesses such as obesity, heart disease and type 2 diabetes, expert says

Breast-Feeding Tied to Healthier Arteries in Middle AgeJuly 08, 2015

But it remains unknown whether these women will have lower rates of heart attack, stroke as they age

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