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Why Women Should Lower Their Holiday Stress Level November 22, 2015

Too much pressure can lead to heart damage, cardiologist says

Lowering Body Temperature May Help Cardiac Arrest Patients November 16, 2015

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Lower Blood Pressure Target Could Save Lives: Study November 09, 2015

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

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

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

Sex Is Safe for Heart Patients With a Defibrillator November 09, 2015

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

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

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

Studies Reveal Gender Gap in Heart Care October 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 Drugs October 21, 2015

Study cites problems with availability, affordability

Younger Women Less Likely to Take Meds After Heart Attack October 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 Health October 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: Study October 05, 2015

High-power workouts improved blood vessel function, researchers say

Cancer May Be a Hidden Danger to the Heart: Report September 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 Attack September 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 Says September 14, 2015

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

Too Much, Too Little Sleep May Harm the Heart September 10, 2015

Sound slumber 'recharges our batteries,' cardiologist explains

Your Heart Is Likely 'Older' Than You Are September 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 Some August 31, 2015

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

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

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

Workaholics May Face Higher Stroke Risk: Study August 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 Finds August 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: Study August 03, 2015

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

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

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

Aspirin Use Common Among Americans With Heart Trouble July 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 Centers July 13, 2015

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

Only 1 in 10 Americans Eats Enough Fruits and Veggies: CDC July 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 Age July 08, 2015

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

Heart Association's Stroke Guidelines Support Clot-Removing Device June 29, 2015

If clot-busting drugs don't work, device can be used to pull the blockage out through the artery

Half of U.S. Hispanics With High Cholesterol Unaware They Have It: Study June 24, 2015

And two-thirds who are aware don't get treatment for condition that raises risk of heart disease

Can U.S. Health-Care System Afford New, Improved Cholesterol Drugs? June 18, 2015

Medications may cost as much as $12,000 per person each year

FDA Tells Food Industry to Stop Using Artificial Trans Fats June 16, 2015

Agency gives manufacturers three years to remove them from all foods sold to Americans

Seeing Their Clogged Arteries Can Spur Healthy Changes in Patients June 15, 2015

Group shown images more likely to stop smoking, eat healthier foods and take meds, study found

FDA Advisers Recommend Approval of 2nd New Cholesterol Drug June 11, 2015

Trials show they slash levels of 'bad' LDL cholesterol, and could benefit those who don't tolerate statins

Test Endurance Athletes for Heart Woes While They Exercise: Study June 03, 2015

European researchers report detection of arrhythmias should also focus on right ventricle

Activity Improves Survival for Those With Implanted Defibrillators May 15, 2015

People who are most active soon after getting heart device tend to live longer, researchers find

Botox: An Rx for Irregular Heartbeat After Cardiac Surgery? May 14, 2015

Preliminary trial found the drug effective against potentially fatal atrial fibrillation

Blood Thinner Warfarin May Pose Greater Bleeding Risk for Obese: Study May 08, 2015

But exact reason why isn't known, experts say

Traumatic Life Events May Harm Women's Hearts, Study Suggests April 29, 2015

Managing stress as important as lowering blood pressure to prevent heart attack, expert says

Knowledge Is Power for Patients With Heart Failure April 29, 2015

Death rates may be higher for those lacking clear grasp of doctor's instructions, study suggests

Cooling After Cardiac Arrest May Help Preserve Brain Function April 06, 2015

Study finds reducing body temperature slightly tied to good mental outcomes

Heart Groups Issue Updated Blood Pressure Guidelines March 31, 2015

Aim is more flexibility for those with heart disease, doctors say

Kidney Patients Living Longer on Dialysis, Study Shows March 27, 2015

Better treatments, tighter management of disease may explain promising trend

New Guidelines Call for No Heart Tests for Low-Risk Patients March 17, 2015

American College of Physicians advises against EKGs, stress testing, among others

Nuts Linked to Better Heart Health for Teens March 06, 2015

Three small handfuls a week lowered risk factors in study, but few kids eat enough

Women Take Longer to Reach Hospital After Heart Attack March 05, 2015

That delay may help explain why women twice as likely to die, researchers say

Love Coffee? Your Heart May, Too March 03, 2015

Three to five cups daily appeared to lower risk of clogged arteries, study says

Global Blood Pressure Program Could Save Millions of Lives, Experts Say February 27, 2015

Improving access to care, treatment is key, especially in lower-income countries