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Rapid Response Guidelines May Improve Children's Stroke Care July 02, 2015

Researchers report treatment recommendations got kids evaluated faster in ER

Migraine's Link to Higher Heart Disease Risk May Not Be Genetic July 02, 2015

Study suggests non-genetic factors may be what increases risk

Americans' Risk of Dying From Cancer Is Falling, CDC Finds July 02, 2015

But, due to aging population, actual number of cancer deaths is rising

Many Americans Trying to Cut Their Salt Intake: CDC July 02, 2015

Overall, half of adults surveyed recently said they were trying to avoid sodium

Menopausal Women at Lower Heart Risk Than Men of Similar Age July 01, 2015

Study found little difference between menopause types, but black women had less advantage than white

Do Cholesterol Drugs Affect Aggression? July 01, 2015

Study finds it's possible, but more research is suggested

Weight-Loss Surgery May Beat Diet, Exercise as Type 2 Diabetes Treatment July 01, 2015

After procedure, many patients no longer need medications, researchers find

White Men May Get Better Treatment for Abnormal Heartbeat June 30, 2015

Women and minorities with atrial fibrillation less likely to receive standard of care, study says

Make CPR, Defibrillator Training Mandatory for High School Graduation: Experts June 30, 2015

Having everyone learn these lifesaving interventions could boost cardiac arrest survival, panel says

A Healthy Body Often Equals a Healthy Brain June 30, 2015

Experts stress that exercise, good diet help maintain memory as much as mental challenges do

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

Trauma, PTSD May Raise Women's Odds of Heart Attack, Stroke: Study June 29, 2015

But the research didn't establish a cause-and-effect relationship

Health Tip: Exercising With Heart Problems June 29, 2015

Consult your doctor first

Statins Might Reduce Complications After Major Lung Surgery June 26, 2015

But it's too soon to change standard practice, researchers say

New Rapid Ebola Test Shows Promise in African Clinics June 26, 2015

Researchers say speedy detection would dramatically improve containment efforts

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

Blood, Saliva Tests May Spot Head and Neck Cancers Early June 24, 2015

Study shows potential for noninvasive tumor detection

Blood Protein May Spot Pancreatic Cancer Early June 24, 2015

But more research is needed before test is used for monitoring or screening, researchers say

Health Tip: What's Behind High Cholesterol? June 24, 2015

Risk factors include poor diet and exercise habits

Noisy Neighborhoods Tied to Higher Stroke Risk June 24, 2015

Study suggests elderly may be even more affected by traffic sounds

Intense Therapy Helps Restore Arm Function Long After Stroke: Study June 23, 2015

Participants had been severely impaired for a year or more

Too Few Older Heart Attack Patients Get Implanted Defibrillators, Study Finds June 23, 2015

Age alone should not be a barrier, researchers say

Can Smartphones Interfere With Pacemakers? June 22, 2015

Study finds tiny risk, and users are advised to keep phones away from chest pockets

Anti-Clotting Drug Approved For Angioplasty June 22, 2015

Kengreal prevents blood platelets from accumulating

Even Slightly Elevated Blood Pressure May Pose Problems for Young Adults June 22, 2015

Treatment should begin early to prevent heart trouble, researchers say

Drug May Be Antidote to Bleeding Tied to Blood Thinner Pradaxa June 22, 2015

Idarucizumab quickly reversed the effect in 100 percent of cases, study found

Even Light Activity Can Boost Seniors' Health June 19, 2015

Researchers suggest 300 minutes weekly of activities such as walking or gardening

Health Tip: Know Your Risk for Aneurysm June 19, 2015

Including lifestyle and family history

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

Heart Rate Changes Linked to Sexual Problems in Women June 18, 2015

Preliminary finding could lead to easier way to diagnose dysfunction, expert says

Improved Artificial Heart Valve Approved June 17, 2015

Changes designed to minimize leaks

Herpes Virus Tied to Angina Risk, Study Suggests June 16, 2015

But researchers note that only 1 percent of people has the virus strain hidden in their DNA

The Doctor Who Does Your Colonoscopy Matters June 16, 2015

Those with higher polyp detection rates prevent more cancers, save more lives, study says

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

Many Americans Ill-Informed About Heart Failure: Survey June 16, 2015

Recognizing symptoms is key to effective treatment, cardiologist says

More Research Hints at Chocolate's Heart Benefits June 16, 2015

Study included milk chocolate, but did not prove cause-and-effect

Dieters May Lose Fewer Pounds When They Choose Their Weight-Loss Plan June 15, 2015

Study found those assigned a food plan dropped a bit more weight

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 Ban on Harmful Trans Fats Expected Soon June 15, 2015

Food companies will likely need to petition government before using partially hydrogenated oils

Health Tip: Keep Your Cool During Summer June 12, 2015

Protect against heat-related illness

Educating Stroke Survivors Helps Them Spot Another Stroke Faster June 11, 2015

Program can be especially helpful for minority patients, researchers noted

Some Medicare Advantage Plans Raising Hospital, Nursing Care Copays June 11, 2015

Researchers say changes may be needed to protect against significant out-of-pocket expenses

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

Early CPR Spurred by Smartphone Alerts Saves Lives June 10, 2015

Phone apps get trained volunteers to cardiac-arrest victims before ambulance, researchers say

Blood Proteins May Provide Early Clue to Alzheimer's June 10, 2015

Findings could offer possible ways to diagnose, treat the disease sooner, researchers say

Popular Heartburn Meds Linked to Higher Risk of Heart Attack June 10, 2015

But don't stop taking proton pump inhibitors based on this study, expert says

Health Tip: Know Your Risk for High Blood Pressure June 10, 2015

Age and lifestyle are factors

FDA Advisers Recommend Approval of First of 2 New Cholesterol Drugs June 10, 2015

Trials show they slash levels of 'bad' cholesterol; could be used by people who don't respond to statins

Stroke Ages Brain by 8 Years, Study Finds June 09, 2015

Memory impaired, thinking speed slowed in those who suffered brain attack

Spinal Cord Injuries Drop Among Young, But Rise Among Older Americans June 09, 2015

Falls are the major cause among the elderly, researchers say

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