Vegans may not be immune to heart disease suggest researchers.
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Super Bowl home team losses can lead to significant stress that in turn causes heart attacks and death.
A gap in cardiovascular health care among the poor and South Asians has been revealed in a new study conducted in the United Kingdom.
Over the past 30 years, the occurrence of stroke after coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery has decreased to 1.5% according to a study in the January 26 issue of JAMA.
In a new study researchers will replace aortic heart valves by way of a tiny puncture hole in a patient's groin.
Routine mammograms not only help early detection of breast cancer, but may also be useful in detecting calcifications in the blood vessels of patients with advanced kidney disease, according to a n
Using HEPA filters in the home is an easy and accessible way to curb heart disease say researchers.
Could the mantra “Five a day” when it comes to eating fruits and vegetables become a thing of the past?
A new review questions the use of statins for preventing heart disease for those at low risk.
Heart failure patients are twice as likely to die on a general hospital ward, compared to a cardiology ward, find researchers.
The next time you take ibuprofen or other NSAIDs (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) to relieve a headache or arthritis pain, you may be increasing your risk for stroke and heart attack.
Taking frequent breaks from sitting can have major consequences for improving health. Research shows people who get up from their computer desks more often for breaks have slimmer waistlines. Moving about frequently lowers inflammation that can help thwart a variety of chronic health conditions.
Too much couch time, or sitting for prolonged periods, can be dangerous say researchers.
Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators (ICDs) have been shown effective for preventing sudden cardiac events in patients with advanced systolic heart failure.
Patients with atrial fibrillation who fail to follow treatment guidelines risk shortening their lives, according to a recent report issued by the World Heart Federation.
Medtronic announced FDA approval of a device that treats atrial fibrillation (AF) that sometimes can't be cured by drug therapy.
Each year in the United States, thousands of Americans experience a torn aorta, a life-threatening condition that is now affecting Richard Holbrooke, the US special representative for Pakistan and
A new and sensitive blood test can measure whether a person has heart disease, doesn't know it and is at risk for dying within the next six years.
Women need to pay more attention to their magnesium intake if they want to protect their heart against sudden cardiac death.
Research presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2010 shows vets with PTSD suffer more cardiovascular events and double the risk of dying from all causes, compared to thos
Acute heart attack treatment, using stem cells taken from the belly, shows promise for boosting heart function, minimizing the amount of damage to heart tissue and improving blood flow.
Taking statins to ward off heart attack and other cardiovascular events may not be right for everyone.
Scientists say it’s not genes, but rather a healthy lifestyle that influences heart disease risk factors, which starts in young adulthood.
Tiny amounts of a protein called troponin T, detected in a blood test, can warn people of heart failure risk up to 15 years in advance.
The amount of iron present in coronary artery plaque may be a predictor of heart attack risk, find researchers from the Mayo Clinic.