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Cholesterol Drugs May Boost Outcomes After Bypass June 02, 2015

People taking a statin had lower risk of dying in weeks after the heart surgery, researchers say

Alzheimer's-Linked Brain Proteins Tied to Poor Sleep in Study June 01, 2015

Research hints at 'vicious cycle' connected to dementia

Could Type 2 Diabetes Shield Against ALS? June 01, 2015

Study suggests a potential link, but researchers can't explain it

Smokers May Need More Anesthesia, Painkillers for Surgery May 29, 2015

Study finds effect seems to extend to people exposed to secondhand smoke, too

Vets With PTSD Might Need Sleep Apnea Screening: Study May 29, 2015

Research suggests risk of nighttime breathing problem rises with severity of post-traumatic stress disorder

Diabetes Drug Metformin May Lower Glaucoma Risk May 28, 2015

Study found people with highest dose were 25 percent less likely to develop eye condition

Average New Yorker Sits 7 Hours Each Day: Study May 28, 2015

Rates may even be higher, and experts warn that too little daily activity can cause serious harm

Vegan Diet Might Ease Diabetic Nerve Pain May 28, 2015

Study found those who followed it lost average of 15 pounds, had improved blood flow to feet

Smokers May Be Less Likely to Vote May 27, 2015

'Marginalization' could extend to political mistrust, study suggests

Poorer Blacks May Face Higher Odds of Heart Disease May 27, 2015

For black women, study finds risk is doubled among those with lowest income

Don't Give Heart-Healthy Patients Blood Pressure Drugs Before Surgery: Study May 27, 2015

But those with three or four heart risk factors may benefit from getting beta-blockers

More Evidence That High-Fiber Diet May Curb Type 2 Diabetes Risk May 27, 2015

Effect might be largely due to weight loss linked to eating more grains and vegetables, experts say

Newer Birth Control Pills May Slightly Raise Blood Clot Risk May 27, 2015

Study finds effect with brands such as Yaz, Yasmin and Desogen, but risk to any one user remains very low

Blood Pressure Vaccine Shows Promise in Rats May 26, 2015

Experimental treatment might benefit people who forget to take meds, researcher says

'Moderate'Drinking Might Harm Older People's Hearts: Study May 26, 2015

Research seems to question current recommendations regarding alcohol consumption

Low-Income Southerners at Highest Risk for Vision Loss May 22, 2015

Restricted access to eye and health care likely to blame, study authors suggest

Health Tip: Exercise Boosts Heart Health May 22, 2015

It can help lower blood pressure and cholesterol

Smoking Rates Continue to Drop in Many States: CDC May 21, 2015

But some people are using alternative tobacco products in addition to cigarettes

COPD Raises Cardiac Death Risk for Those With Irregular Heartbeat May 20, 2015

But the lung condition not tied to raised stroke risk in these patients

Heart Risk Factors May Harm Black Women More Than Whites May 20, 2015

Fewer unhealthy signs are needed before black women's risk starts to rise, study finds

Baby's Gender May Influence Mom's Diabetes Risk May 20, 2015

Carrying sons linked to gestational diabetes, girls to later type 2 risk, researchers say

Bullied as a Kid, Obese as a Grown-up? May 20, 2015

Study finds link between childhood victimization and adult health problems

Cholesterol Drugs May Lower Stroke Risk for Healthy Older Adults May 20, 2015

Statins and fibrates both drop chances by about one-third, study suggests

Rural Poor Bear Higher Burden of COPD, Study Finds May 19, 2015

Reasons aren't clear, but workplace exposures and fuel sources might play a role, researchers say

Smoking May Make Return of Lung Cancer More Likely May 19, 2015

Study found chance of recurrence rose 1 percent for each additional pack of cigarettes smoked each year

One-Third of Americans Have Dangerous Mix of Heart Risk Factors May 19, 2015

Metabolic syndrome, which includes high blood pressure and obesity, increases with age, researchers say

A Billion Smokers, 240 Million Alcohol Abusers Worldwide: Study May 19, 2015

Global tally finds adult health toll from legal substances may exceed that from illicit drugs

Sleep Apnea May Boost Depression Risk in Men, Study Finds May 18, 2015

Researcher says cause and effect can't be proved, but link between the two conditions is strong

Stenting Outcomes Vary Widely Among U.S. Hospitals May 18, 2015

Stroke, death more common at some centers than others

Shift Work Linked to Health Problems May 18, 2015

Excess weight, sleep issues more common among those with changing schedules, study finds

Many ER Patients With Chest Pain Can Be Sent Home, Study Finds May 18, 2015

Vast majority who have normal cardiac test results are in no immediate danger, researchers say

FDA Issues Warning for Type 2 Diabetes Drugs May 18, 2015

SGLT2 inhibitors linked to potentially fatal condition called ketoacidosis

Smoking Ups Risk of Complications From Urologic Cancers: Study May 15, 2015

Although former smokers also have higher odds of trouble, quitting does help

Using 'Heartphone' to Detect Cardiac Irregularity May 15, 2015

Researchers say smartphone apps can work for atrial fibrillation screening

Early Menopause Tied to Lower Risk of Irregular Heartbeat May 15, 2015

Women who entered it before age 44 were slightly less likely to develop atrial fibrillation in study

Activity Improves Survival for Those With Implanted Defibrillators May 15, 2015

People who are most active soon after getting heart device tend to live longer, researchers find

How Safe Is Exercise for Those With Common Irregular Heartbeat? May 15, 2015

Atrial fibrillation strikes many older Americans, and study finds gender influences safety of physical activity

World's Tiniest Pacemaker Seems Safe, Effective in Trial May 15, 2015

Device is 93 percent smaller than prior pacemakers that are implanted through a vein

Too Much, Too Little Sleep May Up Stroke Risk for Those With High Blood Pressure May 15, 2015

Researchers find odds about 80 percent higher among people with insufficient shuteye

Even Elite Athletes May Have Heart Abnormalities May 15, 2015

Study of Olympic prospects finds 'large prevalence' of defects

Botox: An Rx for Irregular Heartbeat After Cardiac Surgery? May 14, 2015

Preliminary trial found the drug effective against potentially fatal atrial fibrillation

Smoking Makes a Comeback in Georgia Bars, Restaurants May 14, 2015

State's laws permit designated smoking areas, and more establishments are allowing them, study says

Short-Term Debt Can Depress More Than Your Finances May 14, 2015

Overdue bills and credit cards may lead to depressive symptoms, study finds

Health Tip: Cutting Down on Cholesterol in Kids' Diets May 14, 2015

Watch fat content, too

Hand-Grip Strength May Provide Clues to Heart Health May 14, 2015

Researchers found decrease was linked to higher risk of heart attack, stroke and premature death

Money May Convince Smokers to Quit May 13, 2015

Study found financial incentives were better alternative than free counseling, cessation aids

Even Treated Depression May Raise Stroke Risk May 13, 2015

Odds of a brain attack remained elevated after mental health symptoms improved, study finds

Some Smokers May Be 'Hardwired' to Succeed at Quitting May 13, 2015

Finding could provide new target for cessation treatments, researchers say

Quitting Smoking Improves Angioplasty Outcome, Study Finds May 12, 2015

Patients report less chest pain, better quality of life after heart procedure

Immune System Genes May Change With the Seasons: Study May 12, 2015

Altered activity could explain why some diseases are worse in some months than others, researchers say

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