Researchers have confirmed the link between pollution and higher rates of cardiac arrest that comes from a massive amount of data collected in the Houston area.
Ads by Google
The concept of Valentine’s Day involves a heart; for Philadelphia high schooler, Brendan, the event brings to mind a new heart that he received two years ago.
Researchers have found a way to help patients with severe heart disease grow new blood vessels.
In a first analysis, researchers find a link between coronary heart disease and perceived stress. The study is novel because the authors say it applies to almost everyone.
IBM is working with scientists to use computers that predict risk of sudden cardiac death from dangerous heart rhythm problems that you may not know could strike.
New research finds obese women might cut their risk for heart disease by eating three larger meals a day versus frequent small meals.
This time of year many of us blow our diet at a festive holiday meal. In addition, many Americans eat unhealthily much of the time.
Aspirin is a common over-the-counter medication used to reduce pain and inflammation; a low dose formulation (81 mg) is also taken to reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke.
Researchers have found the aroma of essential oils can help lower blood pressure and heart rate, but only when exposure is no more than an hour.
Pregnancy loss either from miscarriage or stillbirth is a devastating event for a woman; however, a new study has reported that it may also preclude the devastation of atherosclerotic disease.
Now that the hotly-contested presidential election is behind us, winter is fast approaching.
Many Americans take a daily multiple vitamin with the goal of improving their health. However, a large study has found that taking them does not reduce the risk of heart disease or stroke.
Angioplasty is a common surgical procedure to clear blocked coronary arteries.
Researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Wistar Institute, and The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia have made a discovery about what causes hardening of the ar
In a new study, researchers have found that beta blockers – common drugs prescribed for heart patients that also have side effects – don’t provide the benefits they’re usually prescribed for.
A new study shows women who consume a diet rich in a variety antioxidants that come primarily from fruits and vegetables have a lower chance of having a heart attack, or myocardial infarction (MI).
Omega-3 fatty acids that are sold in a variety of supplements including fish oil, a may not be any help for cardiovascular health after all, finds a new study.
Patients who have survived heart attack and take common pain killing drugs known as NSAIDs could be facing risk of a second heart attack and even death, finds a new study.
Many Americans have stressful jobs; however, studies evaluating whether this increases the risk of a heart attack have reported conflicting results.
Can treating inflammation reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease?
“I was diagnosed with Hypertrophic Obstructive Cardiomyopathy: HOCM,” noted J. Thomas Shaw.