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Live Healthy, Live Longer February 24, 2017

Regular checkups, exercise, no smoking, better diet and balance between work and play can add years, health expert says

Study Finds Stroke Care Faster for Men Than Women February 24, 2017

Researchers not sure why the disparity exists

Could Parkinson's Disease Raise Stroke Risk? February 23, 2017

Or is the link the other way around? Study finds a connection, but cause-and-effect isn't clear

Study Links Psychiatric Disorders to Stroke Risk February 23, 2017

Mental health woes may trigger chronic fight-or-flight response, researchers suggest

10 Daily Servings of Fruits, Veggies a Recipe for Longevity February 23, 2017

Reductions seen in risk of heart disease, stroke, cancer and early death

Lower Back Disk Surgeries May Benefit All Ages February 23, 2017

But older people have a higher risk of minor complications, study finds

Too Many Stroke Victims Don't Get Clot-Busting Drug: Study February 23, 2017

Minorities, women, seniors on Medicare, rural residents less likely to be diagnosed in time for tPA

More Evidence Ties Gum Health to Stroke Risk February 23, 2017

Study shows increasing risk of brain blockage with more severe gum disease

Dentists at the Front Line in Diabetes Epidemic February 23, 2017

Severe gum disease can signal undiagnosed case of blood sugar disease

Common Virus May Be Linked to Heart Disease, Diabetes in Some Women February 23, 2017

CMV associated with increased chances of metabolic syndrome in those of normal weight

MRIs Can Be Safe for People With Heart Devices … February 22, 2017

… if strict procedures are followed, researchers report

Bleeding Strokes Take Heavy Toll on Brain February 22, 2017

Study found increased risk of dementia, depression in five years following brain attack

Headaches Often Strike Before Strokes in Kids: Study February 22, 2017

But, brain attacks are still very rare in children

Race May Play Role in Recurrent Stroke February 22, 2017

Study found black seniors at higher risk for subsequent attack compared to whites

Is Need for More Sleep a Sign of Pending Dementia? February 22, 2017

Study finds an association but doesn't prove cause and effect

Unhealthy in Middle Age, Dementia in Old Age? February 22, 2017

Diabetes, high blood pressure, smoking may set you up for Alzheimer's, research suggests

For Stroke Survivors, Exercise Is Good for the Brain: Review February 22, 2017

Along with improving physical mobility, breaking a sweat seems to counteract mental deficits

Head Position Just After Stroke Doesn't Affect Recovery: Study February 22, 2017

Lying flat or sitting up slightly neither boosted nor harmed patients' outcomes

After Stroke, 'Blue' Light May Help Beat the Blues February 22, 2017

Akin to sunlight, it could ward off depression during rehab, study finds

Loneliness Often Plagues Black Women at Risk for Heart Disease February 21, 2017

Social isolation boosts their chances for cardiovascular trouble, researchers say

Heart Disease Linked to Anxiety, Negative Feelings February 21, 2017

And that's especially true for women, study suggests

Learning Issues Common in Kids With Heart Defects: Study February 21, 2017

Many fall behind before fourth grade, tests show

After Wives Suffer Stroke, Husbands Adapt to Caregiving Role February 21, 2017

Small study reveals men's day-to-day successes and struggles in caring for disabled spouse

Testosterone Therapy May Have Benefits, But Risks Too February 21, 2017

While trials show it boosts bone density and lowers anemia risk, heart risks also seen

Tired of the Ups and Downs of Yo-Yo Dieting? February 20, 2017

'Coaching' sessions seemed to help keep the weight from coming back, study found

Health Tip: Reducing Your Heart Disease Risk February 20, 2017

Tips to benefit your ticker

Chronic Pain More Likely for Poor, Less Educated: Study February 17, 2017

Researchers say more research is needed to determine cause of disparity among older Americans

Low-Fat Meal May Boost Costly Cancer Drug February 17, 2017

But patients shouldn't try this on their own, researcher warns

Heart, Lung Problems May Not Always Need ICU Care February 17, 2017

Study finds no difference in death rates, but higher costs for intensive care for some patients

Cutting Salt a Health Boost for Kidney Patients February 16, 2017

Blood pressure and fluid retention improve in those counseled by dietitians, small study shows

Shocks From Implanted Defibrillators Trigger Health Costs of Their Own February 15, 2017

Even when the shock was inappropriate, many people still got invasive medical procedures afterwards, study finds

5 Ways Women Can Cut Their Heart Attack Risk February 15, 2017

Heart disease is leading cause of death in U.S., but many don't know they have it

Marriage: A Way to Divorce Yourself From Stress? February 14, 2017

New research underscores link between stress hormones and disease

Heart Disease Could Cost U.S. $1 Trillion Per Year By 2035: Report February 14, 2017

American Heart Association estimates that nearly half of Americans will have heart disease in less than 20 years

Genes Tied to Belly Size Also Linked to Heart Disease February 14, 2017

Large study found association, but did not prove cause and effect

Heart Disease Affects Far More Than the Heart February 14, 2017

Blocked arteries can restrict blood flow to the legs, feet, kidneys -- even brain, specialists say

Mediterranean Diet Plus Olive Oil a Boost to Heart Health? February 13, 2017

It enhances protective effects of 'good' HDL cholesterol, study suggests

Many Seniors Take Multiple Meds That Can Affect the Brain February 13, 2017

Psychiatrist cautions doctors and patients to consider risks and benefits of each drug

Beware Heart Attack Risk From Shoveling Snow February 13, 2017

Canadian study finds cases rose for men after heavy snowfalls

Flu Cases Spiking Across the United States: CDC February 10, 2017

Hospitalizations and deaths among kids and adults on the rise

Amphetamine Abuse Abuses the Heart February 10, 2017

Study finds arteries of recreational users look older than their years

Daily Aspirin May Help Prevent Some Recurrent Miscarriages February 09, 2017

Approach seemed to help women with high blood levels of a 'marker' for inflammation, study found

Heart-Healthy Tips for Your Grocery List February 09, 2017

Start by loading up with veggies, preferably in a variety of colors, cardiologist says

Gym Membership Makes Your Heart Fitter, Too February 08, 2017

Study found health club members were far more likely to meet physical activity recommendations

Is It Parkinson's or Something Else? Blood Test Might Tell February 08, 2017

But new technique needs more study, researchers say

Calcium Buildup in Young Arteries May Signal Heart Attack Risk February 08, 2017

Even small amount in 30s, 40s appears to boost the odds, study finds

Too Many Americans Have High Blood Pressure, Doctors Warn February 07, 2017

With February designated National Heart Month, now is a good time to get checked, treated

Too Few High-Risk Women Tested for Breast Cancer Gene: Survey February 07, 2017

Only half got BRCA screen, and more than half of those who didn't said doctors never recommended it

Know Your Heart's Numbers February 07, 2017

Too few Americans aware of modifiable heart disease risk factors, such as blood pressure and weight

Sickle Cell Trait in Blacks Can Skew Diabetes Test Results February 07, 2017

Inaccurate reading may affect diagnosis and treatment of the blood sugar disease, study says

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