Cutting back on salt could mean a healthier heart in adulthood for teens. Reducing salt intake by 3g daily (3000 mg) could mean years of living without high blood pressure.
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Job strain is now found to boost heart disease risk for women 40 percent - findings that have previously been found for men.
Does invasive dental treatments increase the risk of heart attack and stroke? A new study suggests invasive dental treatments do for as much as six months after the treatments.
Workers who spend their time around loud noise at work, such as in factories, construction sites and other industrial facilities, are at a greater risk of developing serious heart disease, accordin
A fifteen-year-old boy in Italy became the first child in the world to receive a permanent artificial heart.
Diabetics at risk for heart disease can reduce risk factors with intensive lifestyle interventions, shown in a study that included 5,145 overweight or obese type 2 diabetics.
People who suffer with both depression and heart disease are nearly five times more likely to die from any cause when compared with people who do not have this combination of conditions, according
Thursday, September 16, 2010, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Boston Scientific’s cardiac resynchronization therapy defibrillators (CRT-D) for a new indication – treating heart failure in patients with an abnormality known as left bundle branch block.
Researchers have often linked heart disease risk to one of two personality types – Type A or Type B.
More than 1.3 million Americans each year undergo angioplasty procedures, which include the placement of a stent, or a metal mesh tube that prevents restenosis (blockage).
It’s official: older adults who have high levels of the stress hormone cortisol are at greater risk of cardiovascular death.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced that two intensive diet and exercise programs developed for the reduction of cardiovascular event risk have been approved for paym
African-American women are three times more likely to get lupus than other women.
The European Society of Cardiology has released results from the STAR-heart study at the ESC Congress 2010 meeting taking place this week in Stockholm.
If you have congestive heart failure (CHF), your doctor will want to monitor you closely after discharge from the hospital.
People with hearts that pumped blood inefficiently throughout the body were found to be a greater risk for loss of brain volume and possible eventual dementia, according to a new study conducted at
Even modestly abnormal cholesterol levels in young adulthood can predict future heart disease.
How long do you normally sleep each night? If your answer is less or more than seven hours, then you could be at an increased risk of cardiovascular disease, according to a new study from the West Virginia University School of Medicine in Morgantown.
Insecurity and anxiety about relationships with others, known as anxious attachment, could lead to heart disease say researchers.