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Current news, research and studies about heart disease, including stroke, cardiac arrest, clogged arteries, embolisms, stents, bypass surgery, statins, and more.

Diabetes Medicine Helps with Heart Health

Diabetes Medicine with Additional Heart Benefits Rivals Statin Therapy

A drug used to manage diabetes may reduce heart disease and death in people with diabetes regardless of their cholesterol levels and whether they are on a statin therapy.
Recall Blood Pressure and Heart Medicine

Recall Expands for Various Heart and Blood Pressure Medications Nationwide

Recent recall of drugs used for high blood pressure and heart failure has been expanded to include all lots, including Amlodipine, Valsartan and Hydrochlorothiazide.
Portfolio Diet and Heart Disease

Portfolio Diet Lowers Cholesterol, Cuts Risk of Heart Disease, Hypertension and More

The portfolio diet lowers cholesterol levels, reduces other risk factors for cardiovascular disease including blood pressure, triglycerides, inflammation, angina and more.
Recall of Blood Pressure and Heart Failure Medicines - Valsartan

Nationwide Recall of Blood Pressure and Heart Failure Medicines

Recall of several medicines containing valsartan, which includes hypertension and heart failure drugs such as Teva, Major, Actavis and more.
Certain Sugary Foods are Worse Than Others for Your Health

Some Calories More Harmful Than Others, Increase Cardiometabolic Risk

While calories from any food have the potential to increase the risk of obesity and other cardiometabolic diseases, 22 nutrition researchers agree that certain calorie sources play a unique role in chronic health problems.
Menopause and Heart Health

Menopause Symptom Severity May Predict Heart Disease

How severe a women's menopause symptoms are may help determine her risk of heart disease, which is the leading cause of death in women.
Omega 3 Better Than Serum Cholesterol to Determine Death Risk

Omega-3 Levels Better Predictor of Death Risk than Serum Cholesterol

The results of a person's omega 3 levels is a better predictor of death risk than the serum cholesterol tests routinely given to patients by their doctors. Have you had your omega 3 level tested?
Living too far from advanced cardiac care decreases your odds of survival

Odds of Surviving Drops When You Live Too Far from Advanced Cardiac Care

Distance from emergency care makes a difference when it comes to getting life-saving cardiac care according to a newly published study. How far is too far? This story takes a closer look.
Yogurt for Diabetes - Eating yogurt may reduce cardiovascular disease risk

Yogurt Lowers Stroke Risk, Helps with Diabetes and Hypertension

A new study in the American Journal of Hypertension details how higher yogurt intake is associated with lower cardiovascular disease risk among hypertensive men and women and can help with diabetes and hypertension.
Wine Proven to be Good for the Heart

Red Wine is Advancing the Treatment of Heart Disease

Antioxidant compounds found in red wine are advancing the treatment of heart disease -- the leading cause of death for both men and women in the U.S.
Atherosclerotic Plaque Deposits

Game Changer in Finding Out Who’s at Risk for Heart Attacks

Findings of a new study may be a "game-changer" for determining who's at risk of a heart attack, according to researchers at the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute.
Obamacare Improves Heart Health of Americans, Especially Men

Obamacare Improved Heart Health of Americans, Especially Men

Under Obamacare, also known as the Affordable Care Act, Americans have more preventive care for heart health - which in turn has lead to overall better cardiovascular health, timely diabetes screening and reduced risk of heart disease.
Stem Cells Discovery to Treat Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)

Stem Cells Discovery to Treat Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)

Stem cells could address diabetes-related circulation problems, including peripheral artery disease (PAD), and prevent other health problems and amputation.
Clogged Arteries and Diabetes

Surprise Joslin Discovery Could Protect Diabetics from Heart Disease

Joslin researchers have found a protective mechanism that lowers chronic inflammation leading toward cardiovascular disease and clogged arteries in people with diabetes.
Walking Pace and Risk of Heart Disease

Walking Pace and Risk of Heart Disease Linked in Study

Does your walking pace mean you're at a higher risk of heart disease? Study suggests that people who walk at a certain speed could be at higher risk of heart disease compared to the general population.
Chronic Disease in Men from Plastic

Chronic Disease in Men Linked to Chemicals in These Plastics

Chemicals found in everyday plastics materials are linked to cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure in men, according to researchers.

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