Researchers have developed a more accurate way to predict the risk of developing heart disease among women.
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Exposure to second hand smoke at work, home or elsewhere results in a disproportionate rise in markers that increase the risk of heart disease.
People living in neighborhoods defined as deprived are more likely to develop coronary heart disease.
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) as an underlying cause of death accounted for more than one third (36.3 percent) of all deaths in the United States in 2004.
New biomarkers will be needed to assess individual risk levels for heart disease and stroke.
Heart Disease Risk is not reduced by folic acid supplementation in the secondary prevention of CVD among persons with a history of vascular diseases.
Heart surgery patients around the country could soon have access to rehabilitation services in the comfort of their own home rather than having to travel to special outpatient clinics.
Screening children could lead to interventions to reduce risk of disease.
Primary prevention of heart disease must start in childhood. Start looking at and treating risk factors for heart disease in children
people who carry a particular variant of APOA5 may have elevated risk factors for heart disease, but only if they also consumed high amounts of omega 6 fatty acids in their diets.
Patients with severe coronary artery disease live longer if they receive coronary artery bypass surgery as their initial treatment instead of artery opening angioplasty or heart medications.
Patients with cardiovascular disease should not get the nasal spray flu vaccine.
In choosing most beneficial treatment for chronic coronary artery disease individual physician judgment is the key.
Variations in a gene that acts as a switch to turn on other genes may predispose individuals to heart disease.
About 5 million adult Americans have moderate or severe heart valve disease as a consequence of aging.
Treating chest pain associated with coronary artery disease (CAD) could cost a woman more than $1 million during her lifetime; and even the chest pain could reach $750,000 for an average woman.
Through studying pigeons with genetic heart disease, researchers have discovered a clue about why some patients' heart vessels are prone to close back up after angioplasty.
Long lasting treatments of hereditary heart disease may be promised by a new way of delivering corrective genes with a single injection into a vein.
Cardiomyopathy is an insidious disease which often strikes without warning and can lead to heart failure and eventual death.
When assessing risk for coronary heart disease Routinely screening for C Reactive Proteins (CRP) and performing other novel tests has little value.