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Treating Irregular Heartbeat With Digoxin May Come With Risks November 21, 2014

Study finds higher odds for death, hospitalization for patients with atrial fibrillation

Special Ambulance Delivers Vital Stroke Care More Quickly November 21, 2014

Patients were six times more likely to get clot-busting drug within 'golden' hour of first symptoms in German study

Senior-to-Senior Aggression Common in U.S. Nursing Homes November 21, 2014

Up to one in five residents involved in unpleasant, sometimes inappropriate confrontations, N.Y. study suggests

Gel Implant Might Help Fight Heart Failure November 20, 2014

New treatment strengthens heart walls, researchers say, but skeptics remain

Kids Born to Overweight Moms May Face Higher Heart Risks as Adults November 20, 2014

But researchers add that eating behaviors mothers pass on might play greater role than genetics

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

U.S. Seniors' Health Poorest, Global Survey Shows November 19, 2014

Commonwealth Fund report reveals stark comparison to 10 industrialized countries with universal health coverage

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

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

3-D Model of Heart May Help Surgeons Fix Defects November 19, 2014

New technology might make for better-prepared doctors, 'fewer surprises' in the OR, experts say

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

Coordination of Heart Attack Care Trims Time to Treatment: Study November 19, 2014

Survival rates were boosted even when just minutes were saved getting blocked arteries opened

Women With Heart Disease at Low Risk When Giving Birth: Study November 19, 2014

California researchers find more C-sections, longer hospital stays but no significant complications

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

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

Wireless ECG Speeds Up Heart Attack Treatments, Study Shows November 18, 2014

Qatar researchers found ambulance-to-angioplasty times cut dramatically with trans-satellite device

Even With a Little Weight Gain, Quitting Smoking Is Still Healthier Choice November 18, 2014

Japanese study found that stopping the habit boosted survival, even if a few pounds were added on

Cocaine Can Cause Heart Problems: Study November 18, 2014

Subtle blood flow changes may not show on standard heart test, raising risk of disease or death, researchers find

Early Heart Disease May Lead to Impotence, Study Says November 18, 2014

Researchers find higher levels of artery plaque can affect a man's sexual health

Study Finds No Added Benefit From Routine Heart Scans for Diabetics November 18, 2014

Proper management of disease is best way to reduce heart attack risk, researchers say

Calorie-Tracking Apps May Not Help You Lose Weight November 17, 2014

Study found MyFitnessPal made no difference six months after doctors recommended it for patients

Some Painkillers Tied to Bleeding Risk in Those With Abnormal Heartbeat November 17, 2014

People with atrial fibrillation should consider alternatives to commonly used NSAIDs, experts say

Experimental Cholesterol-Lowering Drug Effective, Study Reports November 17, 2014

New medicine might help those who can't tolerate commonly used statins

Certain Heart Dysfunction More Likely in Hispanic Women With Many Kids: Study November 17, 2014

But findings are preliminary and more study is needed, experts say

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

Feeling 'Worn Out'? Your Heart May Pay the Price November 17, 2014

Unmanaged stress and fatigue take a toll on your cardiovascular health, researchers report

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

Emotional Stress Affects Women's Hearts November 17, 2014

Mental stress test shows blood flow reduction among younger women compared to men and seniors, researchers report

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

Are Women More Likely to Survive Cardiac Arrest? November 17, 2014

French, Dutch studies draw differing conclusions

Could Too Much Medication for Irregular Heartbeat Raise Dementia Risk? November 17, 2014

Study found patients who showed signs of overtreatment were twice as vulnerable

Asthma Raises Heart Attack Risk, Research Suggests November 17, 2014

Those who had trouble controlling condition particularly vulnerable, researchers report

Certain Heart Attacks Are Deadlier in Hospital November 17, 2014

Percentage of STEMI deaths among inpatients three times higher than among outpatients, researchers report

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

Preliminary research suggests a connection between the two

CPR Phone Guidance Boosts Cardiac Arrest Survival, Study Says November 17, 2014

Researchers find 911 dispatchers can talk bystanders through the process -- and save lives

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

Heart Device May Cut Stroke Risk in Those With Irregular Heartbeat: Study November 17, 2014

Mesh implant keeps clots that can form in left heart chamber from traveling to the brain, researcher says

Deaths From Heart Disease Down, Up for Blood Pressure, Irregular Heartbeat November 17, 2014

Obesity and aging population may be contributing factors, researcher says

Most in U.S. Aren't Suitable Kidney Donors, Study Says November 14, 2014

Health or financial reasons disqualify more than 75 percent, researchers report

Easy-to-Walk Communities Linked to Sharper Senior Minds November 13, 2014

Neighborhoods that encourage activity seem to benefit the brain, study suggests

Undiagnosed Sleep Problems May Be Common Among Firefighters November 13, 2014

These disorders linked to risk for car accidents and poor health, study suggests

Health Tip: Commit to Losing Weight November 13, 2014

It's an important decision

Researchers Find Gene Mutation That May Protect Against Heart Disease November 12, 2014

Rare genetic variation appears to cut the risk of heart attack in half, study reports

B Vitamins May Not Boost Memory or Thinking, Study Suggests November 12, 2014

Folic acid and vitamin B12 reduce harmful substance, but don't improve recall

Pain, Depression Tied to Delirium Risk After Surgery for Seniors November 12, 2014

Study found patients who had both before procedure were 21 percent more likely to become disoriented

Protect Yourself in Icy Temperatures, Heavy Snow November 12, 2014

Winter's dangers can be avoided with simple precautions, experts say

Cancer Patients in Hospice Face Less Aggressive Treatment: Study November 11, 2014

More health care strategies and costs seen for non-hospice patients at end of life

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