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
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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.
Moderate alcohol intake has again been shown to have heart healthy benefits, shown in a study of male patients who had undergone coronary artery bypass surgery.
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.
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.
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.