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Alzheimer's Patients' Use of Painkilling Patches Cause for Concern December 08, 2016

Researchers worried about long-term use together with other medications that cause drowsiness

Heart Failure Protein May Signal Early Brain Damage December 08, 2016

Higher levels indicated potential trouble, study showed

Yoga Called Good Medicine for High Blood Pressure December 08, 2016

People who added this practice to a healthy lifestyle saw their pressure levels drop, study found

Even Small Rise in Blood Pressure Can Harm Black Patients December 07, 2016

Study shows higher early death and heart failure risk from slight increase in numbers

For Heart Attack Survivors, a Risk of Suicide? December 07, 2016

Study findings underscore importance of depression screening, researcher says

Heart Rate Change When Standing Up Might Predict Older Adult's Death Risk December 07, 2016

People with slower heart rate recovery had higher odds of dying within 4 years, study found

Quick Shot of Epinephrine Boosts Cardiac Arrest Patients' Survival: Study December 06, 2016

A dose within 5 minutes of heart stopping increased chances by 20 percent

Baby Boomers Going to Pot December 06, 2016

Americans 65-plus more than doubled their use of marijuana over 8 years, study finds

Normal Blood Pressure in Clinic May Mask Hypertension December 05, 2016

Young, lean patients can have high blood pressure that's not caught during regular exams, study finds

Study Finds Worrisome Heart Effects Among Some Football Players December 05, 2016

It suggests college linemen have higher blood pressure, thickening of heart wall

Regular Drinkers, Irregular Heartbeat? December 05, 2016

Even moderate amounts of alcohol may contribute to atrial fibrillation, study suggests

11 Percent of Stroke Survivors Struggle With Epilepsy December 05, 2016

Study found those who suffered more brain damage were more likely to have seizures afterwards

24-Hour Shifts Can Play Havoc With the Heart December 02, 2016

Small study found lack of sleep affected blood pressure, heart rate in healthy volunteers

Pradaxa Blood Thinner May Beat Warfarin After Bleeding Episode: Study December 01, 2016

Research also shows that resuming any anticoagulant is still safer than stopping the drugs in these cases

After Cancer, Higher Risk of Severe Heart Attack December 01, 2016

Cardiologists, oncologists must work together, researcher says

Testosterone Therapy May Be Linked to Serious Blood Clots December 01, 2016

Risk peaks in the first 6 months of hormone treatment, but overall odds are low, study finds

Wider Low-Dose Aspirin Use Would Save U.S. $692 Billion: Study November 30, 2016

Many patients who should take it don't, researchers say

Aerobic Exercise May Help Guard Against Dementia November 30, 2016

Study found seniors with mild cognitive impairment saw gains in thinking, memory skills after six months of workouts

Americans' Cholesterol Levels Keep Falling November 30, 2016

Eliminating trans fats from the U.S. diet may be one factor in this healthy trend, CDC researchers say

Having Trouble Hearing? Maybe It's Not Your Ears November 30, 2016

Part of the problem for seniors might lie in the brain, research suggests

Smoking Raises Heart Attack Risk 8-Fold in People Under 50 November 30, 2016

At all ages, the habit boosted odds for heart trouble, but younger people fared the worst, study found

Doctors Should Counsel Even Low-Risk Patients on Heart Health November 29, 2016

U.S. government panel says advice on healthy eating and physical activity likely benefits all

Electronic In-Hospital Prescribing: Trouble for Older Adults? November 29, 2016

Study found 41 percent of meds that can increase drowsiness were set too high for seniors, linked to accidents

Does a Little Daily Drinking Really Help the Heart? November 29, 2016

Study found no evidence that moderate intake keeps arteries clear

3 Keys to Cutting Your Risk of Heart Failure November 28, 2016

Guarding against obesity, high blood pressure and diabetes at middle age may slash risk, study finds

Alzheimer's Protein Plaques May Also Harm the Heart November 28, 2016

Deposits can cause patients' heart muscle to stiffen, keeping it from pumping properly, study suggests

Many Women With Chronic Ills Don't Use Online Tools November 28, 2016

Research suggests older, less-educated females are missing out on help or support

Never Too Old for a Mammogram? November 28, 2016

Researchers find benefits for some women up to the age of 90

Elder Abuse Often Missed In ER November 25, 2016

Up to 1 in 10 seniors affected, but harm or neglect can be difficult to identify, geriatric specialist says

A Little Alcohol Each Day May Cut Your Risk of Stroke November 24, 2016

But drinking doesn't curb risk of every kind of stroke, and heavy drinking increases the danger, study finds

Strokes Decline in Older Americans, Rise in Young November 23, 2016

Every generation needs to watch their blood pressure, researchers say

Don't Get Stuffed on Thanksgiving November 23, 2016

Dietician offers tips for avoiding weight gain during the holidays

Hearts of Healthy People With Gene Mutations May Be 'Primed to Fail' November 23, 2016

About 35 million people worldwide face heart failure risk from genetic flaws, researchers say

No Benefit From Routine Thyroid Cancer Screening: Task Force November 22, 2016

Public invited to comment on draft recommendation, which is the same as one in place since the 1990s

Drug Combo for Irregular Heartbeat Might Raise Bleeding Risk November 21, 2016

Study found heightened odds when blood thinner Pradaxa was taken with one of two statin drugs

Bonus From Your Blood Pressure Med: Fewer Fractures? November 21, 2016

In study, a certain class of medications was tied to more resilient bones for older patients

Fewer Americans Suffering From Dementia, Study Finds November 21, 2016

Rates have dropped over last decade, and better education might be one reason why

Choose the Healthy Foods Options This Holiday Season November 20, 2016

Display healthy foods and keep unhealthy ones out of sight, nutritionist advises

Lifestyle, Stress May Play Role in Heart Rhythm Disorder November 19, 2016

Adopting healthy behaviors might lower risk of atrial fibrillation, study suggests

Heart Attacks Up in New Orleans Post-Katrina November 18, 2016

One hospital reported 3 times more heart admissions after the 2005 storm compared to before

Can Protein, Probiotics Help With Blood Sugar Control? November 18, 2016

Simple dietary changes seem to reap important benefits, researchers say

Drug Stelara May Ease Crohn's Disease November 17, 2016

Medication is potentially helpful for those who didn't find relief from other treatments, researchers say

CDC Reveals Top 5 Causes of Death November 17, 2016

Good news is that many can be prevented

Pessimism May Take Unwelcome Toll on the Heart November 17, 2016

Study suggests that glum folks have higher risk of death from cardiovascular disease

Hi-Tech Skin Patch Might Someday Track Your Health November 17, 2016

Acoustic device can listen in on heart, digestive system and lungs

'Yo-Yo Dieting' Hard on Older Women's Hearts: Study November 17, 2016

But at least one nutrition expert says it's too soon to draw conclusions

Many Atrial Fibrillation Patients Missing Out on Blood Thinners November 16, 2016

Half aren't being given these potentially lifesaving medications when discharged from hospital, researchers say

Many With Common Irregular Heartbeat Unaware of Stroke Risk November 16, 2016

Study finds gaps in what patients know about atrial fibrillation

Device Shows Promise Against Tough-to-Treat Heart Failure November 16, 2016

After a year, patients reported fewer symptoms, better quality of life, study finds

High Blood Pressure Rates Have Doubled Worldwide Since 1975 November 16, 2016

Most of the burden lies in poorer nations and not the U.S. and other wealthy countries, study finds

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