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FDA Approves First Flu Shot With Added Ingredient to Boost Immune Response November 25, 2015

Vaccine can be used in seniors, who are often hit hardest by illness

Smog Raises Heart Risks in Those With Diabetes, Study Says November 25, 2015

Long-term study showed prolonged exposure linked to heart disease, stroke

Obesity in Youth May Harm the Heart Long-Term, Even After Weight Loss November 25, 2015

Risk of sudden cardiac death was still higher, decades after women had lost the pounds, study found

Heart Disease Doesn't Take a Holiday November 25, 2015

Don't forget to take your meds with you when you travel, expert says

Adults With Heart Defects May Face Higher Risk of Stroke: Study November 24, 2015

Researchers urge these patients to visit a cardiologist regularly

Could PMS Raise Women's Risk for High Blood Pressure? November 24, 2015

Study found rise in odds for hypertension in those with moderate-to-severe premenstrual syndrome

Screening Inmates for Hepatitis C Benefits General Community: Study November 23, 2015

Routine testing could prevent transmission, reduce health care costs, researcher says

Danger Persists for Young Women After Heart Attack, Stroke November 23, 2015

Odds of another life-threatening event are much higher than normal, study says

High 'Resting' Heart Rate Tied to Higher Odds of Early Death November 23, 2015

But more research is needed before this can used as a marker, expert says

Colon Cancer Screening Rates on the Rise in NYC November 23, 2015

Unique coalition may be one reason why, and might serve as model for other cities, experts say

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

Too much pressure can lead to heart damage, cardiologist says

Exercise Can Reduce Heart Failure Risk, No Matter Your Age November 20, 2015

Even those who start moving later in life could see benefits, study finds

Gel Injections May Help Heart Failure Patients November 19, 2015

But larger study needed to assess the effectiveness and safety of the implants

Potential Treatment for a Serious Respiratory Infection in Kids November 19, 2015

Preliminary study of new drug for RSV yields promising results, experts say

Rare Nervous System Disorder Can Put Pregnancy at Risk: Study November 18, 2015

Condition that affects eyes and spinal cord tied to miscarriage, other complications, researchers say

Sleep Cycle Changes May Affect Your Health November 18, 2015

Routine schedule, whether workday or not, might cut odds of diabetes, heart disease, study suggests

Why Heart Failure Patients Often Get Too Little Exercise November 17, 2015

Lack of social support, finances can get in the way of recommended activity, study says

Depressed Black Americans May Be at Risk for Heart Woes November 17, 2015

Study links depression to stroke and heart disease over 10-year period

Prostate Cancer Screening, Detection Both Down in U.S., Studies Say November 17, 2015

But whether that's good or bad isn't yet clear

Coffee Drinkers May Live Longer November 16, 2015

Regular java and decaf were linked to survival benefits in study

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

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

Arm Artery Access Safer for Angioplasty, Review Finds November 13, 2015

When compared to using the groin artery, there were fewer bleeding events, death rates

Physical Fitness Linked to Mental Fitness in Seniors November 12, 2015

Study found regular activity associated with better connections between different brain regions

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

Nearly Half of Americans With High Blood Pressure Not Controlling It: CDC November 12, 2015

Big part of the problem is getting people to take medications, stick with them, experts 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

Too Few Psychiatric Patients Screened for Diabetes: Study November 11, 2015

Commonly prescribed antipsychotic medications tied to greater risk of type 2 disease

New Medicare Rules Triple Heart Failure Patients' Access to Cardiac Rehab November 11, 2015

But researchers suggest even more patients could benefit

Bystander CPR Helps Some Kids Survive Cardiac Arrest November 10, 2015

Unfortunately, infants don't appear to be benefitting, study finds

Some Kids With Heart Defects Struggle in School November 10, 2015

Deficits in academic performance tend to rise along with severity of the defect, study finds

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

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

Heart Valve Patients Who Manage Their Own Blood Thinners May Do Better November 10, 2015

Study found self-monitoring was linked to a lower risk of death after 5 years

Heavy Drinking May Strain the Heart November 10, 2015

Study found abusers had 70 percent higher risk of heart failure

Football Linemen at Higher Risk for Heart Troubles, Study Finds November 10, 2015

Having to bulk up makes them more vulnerable than other players, experts say

Obese Kids as Young as 8 Show Signs of Heart Disease November 10, 2015

MRI scans reveal structural abnormalities associated with cardiac strain

Even Easy Exercise May Lower Blood Pressure in Those With Diabetes November 09, 2015

Study found just a few minutes of resistance training or walking helped

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

Widely Used Antibiotics May Raise Heart Risks, Review Finds November 09, 2015

Macrolides were linked to small, but significant, chances of sudden cardiac death

Women May Get Poorer Care Than Men Post-Heart Attack November 09, 2015

This could explain gender gap in survival, researchers say

Too Few U.S. Hispanics Have Cholesterol Under Control November 09, 2015

Up to two-thirds of those who could benefit from statins aren't getting them, researchers say

Frequent Self-Weighing by Young Women Linked to Depression November 09, 2015

Study also finds more trips to the scale lead to greater body dissatisfaction, lower self-esteem

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

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

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

Kidney Disease Rates Have Stabilized in U.S., Study Finds November 09, 2015

Experts credit improved treatment of 2 leading causes: high blood pressure and diabetes

45-Minute Class Helps Middle Schoolers Master CPR Basics November 09, 2015

They retained the info months later, even without a refresher session, study found

Many Who Survive Cardiac Arrest Don't Suffer Brain Damage November 09, 2015

Research finds that 84 percent of survivors retain their mental function

Cardiac Concerns Not High on Women's Lists: Survey November 09, 2015

Results suggest heart disease is invisible to most American women, even though it's their No. 1 killer

Carbon Monoxide Levels in Breath Might Point to Stroke Risk November 09, 2015

People who exhaled higher concentrations of the gas were at increased odds for an attack, researchers say

Heart Disease Deaths Drop for Those With Rheumatoid Arthritis: Study November 09, 2015

These patients are twice as likely as the average person to develop heart disease

Smoggy Days Linked to Most Severe Type of Heart Attack November 09, 2015

Heart patients should take precautions when pollution is high, study suggests