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Heart disease risk is expected to be better assessed by web based calculator.
Men who drink alcohol every day have a lower risk of heart disease than those who drink less frequently.
The laboratory mice developed heart disease in a way similar to how it forms in humans, which suggests that the findings could hold promise for treating human heart disease.
A new tactic in the battle against cardiovascular disease, employing nanoengineered molecules, is showing promise.
Heart disease risk in obese patients can be lowered by multidisciplinary clinical approach.
Findings may assist in treatment of those with intermediate heart disease risk factors.
What starts out as just eating the wrong foods will lead to the development of obesity, cardiometabolic risks, and heart disease.
Research provides the first explanation of an active process that leads to heart valve degeneration.
Maximizing the use of statins to lower cholesterol levels in patients with heart disease can substantially reduce plaque burden, an outcome previously thought unattainable.
Findings exemplify the need to identify specific groups most vulnerable to heart disease, so that appropriate health care resources can be marshaled to help them.
Measuring endothelial progenitor cells (EPCs) could be a better test for defining an individual patient's risk for heart disease.
Cardiac CT scans are recommended for some groups of women.
Tools are available that patients or physicians can use to determine an individual's risk for coronary heart disease.
Women who were inactive and obese had nearly three and a half times increased risk of having coronary heart disease when compared to active, lean women.
Many of the known risk factors for heart disease and stroke can, to a degree, be controlled by our lifestyle choices.
The test, aortic pulse wave velocity (aPWV), measures how fast the pulse wave travels down the aorta, the major artery arising from the heart.
The findings are important because Hispanics are under diagnosed and under treated for heart disease.
This could place dentists in the frontlines for identifying patients at risk of coronary heart disease.
While some data suggest a lower coronary heart disease risk, Estrogen therapy does not appear to reduce the risk of heart attack or coronary death in healthy postmenopausal women.
Women with waistlines of 35 inches or more are at greater risk of heart disease than thinner women.
Women's rate of awareness that heart disease is the leading cause of death has nearly doubled from 30 percent in 1997 to 55 percent now.
In the search of heart disease cause research found that the common fruit fly can serve as a powerful new model for testing human genes implicated in heart disease.
Aspirin shouldn't be used in patients who are not at increased risk of heart disease and that people should speak with their doctors before starting to take aspirin.
Heart disease was present in 4.7 percent of those without tooth loss.