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Bystander CPR Helps Save Brain Function After Near-Drowning May 26, 2017

Heart compressions were even more effective than automatic defibrillator, study finds

Diesel Pollution May Damage the Heart May 26, 2017

Try to avoid exercising during heavy pollution times, such as rush hour, researcher says

Depression Often a Precursor to Falls in Elderly People May 26, 2017

But study found proper dose of psychiatric drugs might erase that danger

Warming Climate, More Sleepless Nights? May 26, 2017

Poor and elderly will feel the heat the most, study predicts

Health Tip: Exercise Your Brain Every Day May 26, 2017

Here's what seniors can do

Stroke Risk Can Rise With Pregnancy-Linked High Blood Pressure May 25, 2017

Infections, clotting disorders, history of high blood pressure puts women with preeclampsia in jeopardy, study says

New Cholesterol Fighting Meds Target Key Gene May 25, 2017

Two trials show promise for non-statin approach to heart health

Haywire Immune Cells May Help Cause Baldness May 25, 2017

Cells that fight inflammation also play role in hair growth, mice study finds

Hospitals Vary in Moving Stroke Patients to Comfort or Hospice Care May 25, 2017

Study found doctors more apt to suggest it sooner for older, white, female and uninsured patients

Sleepless Nights Could Pose Heart Risk Dangers May 24, 2017

Less than 6 hours a night doubled chances of dying from heart disease, stroke, study suggests

Blood Test for Pancreatic Cancer Shows Early Promise May 24, 2017

Scientists aim for earlier detection, when tumors are treatable

Could Chocolate Guard Against an Irregular Heartbeat? May 24, 2017

13-year study finds lower odds for atrial fibrillation in people eating moderate amounts of the treat

Chances of Successful CPR Dwindle as Seniors Age May 23, 2017

Study finds fewer older Americans are trained to do it or receive it if needed

Sleep Apnea May Boost Odds of Irregular Heartbeat May 23, 2017

Study shows the more someone stops breathing at night, the greater the risk of atrial fibrillation

Ways to Track Weight Loss Success May 23, 2017

There's more to it than the scale

Anabolic Steroids May Tax the Heart May 22, 2017

Weight-lifters using the synthetic hormones have lower pumping capacity, study finds

Study Casts Doubt on Need for Statins in the 'Healthy Old' May 22, 2017

But specialists cite research flaws, limitations

Increasing Numbers of Pregnant Women Also Have Heart Disease May 22, 2017

Multiple specialists may be needed to care for these expectant moms, researcher says

Actemra Approved for Certain Blood Vessel Inflammation May 22, 2017

Drug will treat adults with a condition called vasculitis

Cut Calories, Lengthen Life Span? May 22, 2017

Study found middle-aged adults who reduced their intake showed slower biological aging

Mechanical Heart Valve Noise May Mean Sleepless Nights May 19, 2017

Some even report that others can hear the sound, study finds

Fruits, Veggies May Benefit Your Legs, Too May 18, 2017

Healthy diet may provide protection from peripheral artery disease, study says

Too Many Americans Still Go Without Cancer Screenings May 18, 2017

Report shows uninsured had lowest rates of mammograms, Pap tests and colonoscopies

More Cancers Caught Early Since Obamacare May 18, 2017

Access to screening likely behind the boost, cancer experts say

This Combo Workout May Suit Obese Seniors Best May 17, 2017

Aerobic-plus-resistance regimen boosts bone and muscles, study shows

Black, Hispanic Americans Less Likely to See a Neurologist May 17, 2017

They more often wind up in the ER and face higher medical costs than white patients, study shows

Heart Disease the No. 1 Killer Worldwide May 17, 2017

Low-cost, effective treatment programs are needed, researcher says

Some Lead Poisoning Tests May Be Faulty May 17, 2017

But the majority of tests are unaffected, U.S. officials say

'Healthy Obese' May Be a Myth May 17, 2017

Higher risk for heart problems detected in new study

Health Tip: Is Your Lifestyle Raising Blood Pressure? May 17, 2017

Factors you have the ability to change

Your Doctor's Age Might Affect Your Care May 17, 2017

Study found older patients' hospital survival was slightly higher when their physician was younger

Heart Attack Risk Spikes After Respiratory Infection, Study Finds May 16, 2017

Even the common cold was linked to a 13-fold increased risk for about a week

Angela Bassett Puts the Spotlight on Heart Health May 16, 2017

Award-winning actress' mother had type 2 diabetes and died from heart issues

Iron Pills No Help for Certain Type of Heart Failure May 16, 2017

High-dose supplements failed to improve exercise capacity, study says

Heart Health Might Be a Matter of Geography May 16, 2017

U.S. counties where cardiovascular death rates are high or low sometimes sit side-by-side, study finds

Many Under 40 May Not Need Regular Cholesterol Checks: Study May 15, 2017

But heart experts note that screening sooner can help some patients make lifestyle changes early in the game

Better Treatment Might Prevent Hundreds of Thousands of Strokes May 15, 2017

Study says too many people aren't getting meds to fight atrial fibrillation, a major cause of these attacks

Timing of Menopause May Affect Heart Failure Risk May 15, 2017

Women whose periods end early and those who never give birth seem at added risk, research suggests

'Fight or Flight' Response Greater in Combat Vets With PTSD: Study May 15, 2017

This heightened stress could increase their risk for heart disease, researchers say

Blood Thinners May Prevent Dementia in Atrial Fibrillation Patients May 12, 2017

Even people with a low risk of stroke could benefit, researchers say

Astronauts' Blood Vessels Less Efficient on Long Missions: Study May 12, 2017

Finding could lead to preventive treatments for space travel and even here on Earth

Can Experimental Nasal Spray Treat Common Heart Problem? May 12, 2017

Drug trial shows promise for treatment of rapid heart rate condition called PSVT

Speed Is Key When a Stroke Strikes May 12, 2017

Getting help fast can save lives, lower disability, neurologists advise

Blood Vessel-Clearing Procedure Riskier on Weekends: Study May 12, 2017

Though low overall, the odds of dying are doubled if angioplasty is done on Saturday or Sunday

Stop Sabotaging Your Diet May 11, 2017

Do's and don'ts to help you avoid eating extra calories

Heart Failure Patients Do Better When Sticking With Same Hospital May 10, 2017

Continuity of care may be more important than speedy treatment, researchers say

Body Cooling May Help Brain After Cardiac Arrest May 10, 2017

Ask if your loved one qualifies, new guideline suggests

What Harms the Young Heart Also Hurts the Brain Later May 10, 2017

High blood pressure, smoking in teens tied to worse mental functioning at mid-life, study finds

Eat This Diet to Lower Your Odds for Painful Gout May 10, 2017

Ditching fats and salt in favor of fruits, veggies and grains keeps the condition at bay, study finds

Energy Drinks May Make Rare Heart Condition More Dangerous May 09, 2017

Those with long QT syndrome had spikes in blood pressure, heart muscle recharged more slowly, study found

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