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Exercise Appears Safe, Helpful for Pulmonary Hypertension September 04, 2015

Research review might reassure concerned cardiologists

Seniors Getting Smarter, Research Shows September 04, 2015

But mental and physical health is declining at the same time

Health Tip: Weigh Yourself Regularly September 04, 2015

Using the same scale

Early Treatment With Flu Antivirals May Shorten Seniors' Hospital Stay September 03, 2015

Study found it also cut need for more care after discharge

Younger Women With Diabetes More Vulnerable to Heart Attack: Study September 02, 2015

Smoking another risk factor for this age group, researchers say

Acupuncture Might Help Ease High Blood Pressure September 02, 2015

But small study isn't conclusive, experts say

Heart Doctors May Have Hard Time Spotting Valve Problems September 02, 2015

Additional training improved detection of heart murmurs and accompanying conditions, study finds

Your Heart Is Likely 'Older' Than You Are September 01, 2015

Smoking, high blood pressure and cholesterol can age this vital organ, CDC says

Cutting-Edge Gene Tests May Improve Management of Autism September 01, 2015

Results could help personalize care, experts say

Cutting Calories May Help You Fend Off Age-Linked Disease: Study September 01, 2015

Smaller portions could lower risk of heart disease, diabetes, even in low-risk people

Blood Pressure May Be Key to Brain Hemorrhage Recurrence September 01, 2015

Survivors who kept pressure under control helped prevent a second 'bleeding stroke,' study found

Secondhand Smoke in Pregnancy, Youth Tied to Irregular Heartbeat Years Later September 01, 2015

Effect was strongest for those without other risk factors for atrial fibrillation, but more study needed

More Older Americans Falling Prey to Bike Injuries September 01, 2015

Riders over 45 a big part of jump in hospital admissions for more severe accidents, report finds

Seniors Often Underestimate Their Frailty, Study Finds August 31, 2015

Nearly one-quarter had trouble getting out of hospital bed, walking 10 feet and getting back in bed

Too Much TV Time Tied to Higher Odds for Blood Clot in Lung: Study August 31, 2015

To reduce your risk, take a break, stand up and walk around while watching, researcher suggests

Could Lots of Coffee Up Heart Risks for Young Adults With High Blood Pressure? August 31, 2015

Study finds an association, but can't prove cause and effect

Cold Weather May Up Risk of Stroke, Severe Heart Attack for Some August 31, 2015

But more study needed to determine what strategies might cut those risks

Wireless Pacemaker Shows Promise in Early Trial August 31, 2015

Though it can be placed in heart without surgery, unlike tradtional devices, some safety concerns remain

Two Measures of Heart Health May Hint at Seniors' Independence August 31, 2015

Researchers eye earlier detection of decline

Naps May Do a Heart Good August 31, 2015

Study found they lowered blood pressure in patients, were linked to better heart and vessel health

Knee, Hip Replacement Surgeries Linked to Heart Risks August 31, 2015

Odds are highest in the month following the procedure, study finds

Many Seniors With Cancer Use Alternative Medicines: Study August 28, 2015

And a majority of these patients don't tell their doctors about it

FDA Approves Repatha for High Cholesterol August 28, 2015

A leading cause of heart disease

Obesity May Be Linked to Greater Risk of Stillbirth August 28, 2015

High blood pressure, placental problems could be the connection, researchers say

FDA Approves Second Drug in New Class of Cholesterol-Lowering Medications August 28, 2015

Trials showed Repatha slashed 'bad' LDL cholesterol levels in those who couldn't tolerate statins

High Blood Pressure During Pregnancy May Reappear Later in Life: Study August 27, 2015

Genetics might play a key role in the findings, researchers say

Longer Colonoscopy Time May Cut Cancer Risk August 27, 2015

Viewing time of less than 6 minutes linked to higher cancer rates, study finds

Most Don't Need 'Bridging' When They Stop Warfarin Temporarily August 26, 2015

Clot risk doesn't appear to rise without additional drug treatment, study finds

Childhood Cancer Survivors Who've Had One Stroke at Risk of Second August 26, 2015

Rate is double that of people without cancer who've lived through one stroke, study finds

Seniors More Likely to Wind Up in Hospital After Outpatient Surgery: Study August 25, 2015

Older patients need more help with discharge, dosing instructions, researchers say

After Heart Attack, Quitting Smoking Boosts Mental Health, Quality of Life August 25, 2015

People who kick habit also report less chest pain, study finds

Mom's Healthy Diet Linked to Lower Heart Defect Risk at Birth August 25, 2015

Researchers looked at what women ate before getting pregnant

Many Parents Put 'Food Pressure' on Their Kids, Study Finds August 25, 2015

Overweight moms, dads often limit food intake, while those of normal weight push children to eat more

Health Tip: Having Heart Palpitations August 25, 2015

Strong emotions or medication are possible triggers

Progress Slows Against Heart Disease Deaths for Adults Under 55, Study Shows August 24, 2015

Women seem especially at risk, and more research is needed, experts say

Blood Pressure Drugs Linked to Longer Ovarian Cancer Survival August 24, 2015

But researchers say clinical trials needed to prove older beta blockers lengthen life in these patients

Exercise May Be Good Medicine for Irregular Heartbeat August 24, 2015

Obese patients with atrial fibrillation saw odds of recurrence decline as fitness level improved

No Mental Benefits Seen for Elderly Who Stop Blood Pressure Meds August 24, 2015

Prior research had suggested that the drugs might have negative effect on memory and thinking

Sharp Spike Seen in Statin Use in Elderly Without Heart Disease August 24, 2015

But study notes little evidence exists on the benefits and dangers of doing so

Weight Loss Fights Liver Condition, No Matter How It's Done August 21, 2015

Through surgery or lifestyle changes, shedding pounds improves nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, study finds

Could a Laser Skin Test Someday Replace Biopsy to Spot Melanoma? August 21, 2015

Small study showed high accuracy but hurdles remain, two experts said

9 Factors You Can Control May Be Key to Alzheimer's Risk August 21, 2015

Healthy lifestyle important but no guarantee against most common form of dementia, researchers find

Eating on the Run May Mean Eating More Later August 21, 2015

Study found women gobbled more food down after snacking while walking

Severe Headache During Pregnancy May Signal Trouble August 20, 2015

Study found it could be tied to raised risk of complications in women with high blood pressure

When Your Spouse Has a Stroke, Your Health May Suffer, Too August 20, 2015

Years of caregiving take physical, emotional toll, study finds

People With Few Moles Apt to Develop Deadlier Skin Cancer: Study August 20, 2015

They may be less likely to get regular skin exams, advance warning about their risk, researcher says

Workaholics May Face Higher Stroke Risk: Study August 20, 2015

Lack of exercise, stress and higher drinking rates could be to blame, researchers say

Revamp Abdominal Aneurysm Screening, Save More Men's Lives: Study August 19, 2015

Smokers, seniors and those with high blood pressure face greatest risk

Only 1 in 10 With Heart Failure Sent to Rehab Programs August 19, 2015

Younger patients and men more likely to be referred than older patients and women, study finds

Insulin Pumps Nearly Halve Risk of Heart Disease Death for Type 1 Diabetics August 19, 2015

Better blood sugar control, greater education may help explain results, researchers say

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