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

Higher levels indicated potential trouble, study showed

U.S. Surgeon General Calls for Crackdown on E-Cig Use in Teens December 08, 2016

900 percent increase in use among youth in past 5 years; concerns about nicotine, harmful vapors continue

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

What's in Tobacco Smoke? Many Americans Don't Know December 07, 2016

Surveys show misunderstandings about safety of filters are also common

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

Cigarettes Aren't Cool, California Teens Say December 06, 2016

But kids still don't see nicotine as addictive and may opt for e-cigarettes instead

Medical School Can Be an Emotional Pressure-Cooker December 06, 2016

Yet many students fail to seek the help they need to deal with the stress, 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

Just 1 Cigarette a Day Can Be Deadly: Study December 05, 2016

Light smokers still faced an increased risk of early death

Health Tip: Stop Grinding Your Teeth December 05, 2016

Here's what the habit can cause

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

Standing or 'Easy' Walks May Help Type 2 Diabetics Control Blood Sugar December 01, 2016

Study counters notion that vigorous exercise is key to battling the illness

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

U.S. to Ban Smoking in Public Housing November 30, 2016

Agencies have 18 months to implement smoke-free policies

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

It's Never Too Late to Stop Smoking November 30, 2016

Even quitting in your 60s can add years to your life, researchers find

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

Insulin Prices Skyrocket, Putting Many Diabetics in a Bind November 29, 2016

American Diabetes Association asks Congress to investigate the matter

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

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

Pediatricians Can Help When Parents Divorce: Report November 28, 2016

More than 1 million kids a year affected in the U.S., and doctors can ease the transition, group says

Diabetics Can Keep Disease Complications at Bay November 24, 2016

Vascular expert urges regular doctor visits, eye exams, healthy lifestyle

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

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

Tobacco Flavors Draw in Young Folks November 22, 2016

Products that taste like cherry or candy seen as less harmful, review finds

Smoking Plus Diabetes a Very Deadly Mix November 22, 2016

Chances of an early death double if smoker also has the blood sugar disease, study finds

Sexism Could Harm Men's Health: Study November 21, 2016

Playboy attitudes and power over women linked to higher risk of mental health woes

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

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

CDC Reveals Top 5 Causes of Death November 17, 2016

Good news is that many can be prevented

Low Blood Sugar Linked to Death Risk for Hospital Patients November 17, 2016

Association was seen even if patient did not have diabetes

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

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