While drug-eluting stents are effective in keeping open diseased heart arteries, they should not be used for patients who need to have non-cardiac surgery a short time after an interventional heart procedure.
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The Heart Truth Road Show, a traveling women's heart health exhibit designed to bring heart health education and screenings to women across the country, stops in Washington.
Throughout the week of May 6 - 12, the American Association of Heart Failure Nurses is joining with nurses everywhere in celebrating National Nurses Week.
Researchers have identified a piece of the DNA sequence that boosts a person's susceptibility to heart disease by up to 40 per cent regardless of other established risks such as cholesterol, blood pressure and diabetes.
On average, men and women living in the thirteen-state Appalachian region are dying from heart disease at a rate that is nearly twenty percent more than the rest of the United States.
Decision Resources finds that 56% of primary care physicians and 53% of cardiologists said they would like more than 2 drugs in a single pill combination.
Variants of two genes involved in the inflammatory system appear to protect patients from suffering a decline in mental function following heart surgery.
Tart cherries may be good for more than just making pie, but also can alter factors linked to heart disease.
A new study shows that as rates of diabetes have risen in the U.S., the proportion of cardiovascular disease (CVD) linked to diabetes has also increased.
A must read for women who want to show their hearts some love and reduce heart disease risk, "The Healthy Heart Handbook for Women" is an invaluable and easy-to-use resource every woman should read from cover to cover.
The medical establishment is wrong about the underlying causes of coronary heart disease.
Heart Disease and Stroke Survivors call on congress to make cardiovascular disease a national priority. American Heart Association advocates urge lawmakers to support heart-healthy public policies
Reducing sodium intake not only prevents high blood pressure, but also prevents heart disease.
Having above optimal levels of risk factors for heart disease between the ages of 18 and 30 can mean a two to three times greater risk of later developing coronary calcium, a strong predictor of heart disease.
Researchers have found an unsuspected link between the immune system and high plasma lipid levels (cholesterol and triglycerides in the blood) in mice, which could lead to new ways to reduce the risk of heart disease by lowering elevated lipid levels.
Baltimore announces a regional initiative to reduce heart disease, strokes, diabetes, and other cardiovascular conditions that disproportionately affect racial and ethnic minorities.
People with restless legs syndrome, especially the elderly, may be at an increased risk of developing cardiovascular disease.
Coronary heart disease risk seems to be reduced in women who initiate hormone therapy closer to menopause.
Where you live might play a bigger role in your risk for heart disease than your ethnicity or race.
Thousands of patients with heart disease may be denied the best chance of survival because of uncertainty over the most suitable treatment option
Coronary heart disease risk is up to 100 times higher during fires than risk during nonemergency duties.
If you could choose your parents, you could reduce your risk of cardiovascular disease.
Calling for an expansion of the criteria widely used by physicians to detect and assess a postmenopausal woman's chances of developing cardiovascular disease.
Cardiovascular Disease is still claiming more lives than the rest of the major causes of death.
Researchers have developed a more accurate way to predict the risk of developing heart disease among women.
Exposure to second hand smoke at work, home or elsewhere results in a disproportionate rise in markers that increase the risk of heart disease.