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Chronic stress and anxiety have long been associated with an increased incidence of cardiac risk factors such as high blood pressure, chest pains and irregular heartbeats.
Overall, those who are at greatest risk for having a sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) are those who have pre-existing cardiovascular disease.
Research has uncovered a gene variation that may double the chance of sudden cardiac arrest. The condition, which is a sudden cessation of heartbeat, was linked to a variation in the BAZ2B gene
Researchers at Mount Sinai Medical Center have developed a gene therapy for patients with heart failure.
People who have heart failure may benefit from a combination of Pycnogenol® (pine bark) and coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) along with their standard medical treatment.
A new report finds only one out of ten patients with acute heart attack are getting procedures to open blocked arteries within the recommended time.
Up to 40 percent of heart failure patients who receive a three-lead pacemaker are not helped by the device, according to a new meta-analysis.
If you were to have listened through a stethoscope to the heart of a 55 year-old Texas man named Craig Lewis, you wouldn't have heard a thing. How about feeling for a pulse?
There is new hope to help repair heart damage after a heart attack.
There's no way around being frightened when a heart attack strikes, but according to scientists, if anxiety get too intense, systemic inflammation worsens and weeks later, more heart problems could
Scientists have discovered an especially bad form of so called bad LDL cholesterol that promotes coronary artery disease.
Post-surgical cardiac rehab may just save your life, study says.
Parents of children or teens who take ADHD (attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder) meds may feel some relief based on the findings of a new study.
If you have suffered a first heart attack, avoid using NSAIDs (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs), especially diclofenac (Voltaren).
Researchers say heart patients are still receiving stents, despite evidence that medications lead to the same outcomes.
How do you mend a damaged heart? Engineers at Columbia University have an answer: they have have developed a cell therapy that combines human cells with a biological structure that allows the heart tissue to repair itself.
Researchers now say a high fat diet may be beneficial for patients with heart failure, compared to a low fat diet that has been the mainstay of managing cardiovascular disease.
Patients with coronary artery disease and even a little belly fat are twice as likely to die, finds a large study from Mayo Clinic researchers
In an analysis of data from the Register of Information and Knowledge about Swedish Heart Intensive Care Admission, researchers found a gradual increase in adoption of interventions and pharmacolog
New research indicates that sudden cardiac death among college athletes is more common than previously believed, and is in fact the leading medical cause of death among this population.
A protein in the blood could measure the chances of dying from heart disease
The way food digests could increase the chances of heart disease and stroke
Skipping heart medications puts patients at risk for hospitalization and death
People living at high altitudes less likely to die from heart disease, live longer
Sex and exercise are heart healthy, but according to a new report, occasional sexual or exercise activity increases the chances of having a heart attack and sudden death.
In a small human clinical trial, researchers were able to show stem cell injections can reverse heart damage and improve function in damaged areas of the heart that become scarred after suffering a