Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTOlder adults who experience good cardiac fitness may be also keeping their brains in good shape as well.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTOf patients over age 65 who received an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) after surviving sudden cardiac arrest or a near-fatal arrhythmia, almost 80 percent survived two years - a...
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 09:00:00 PSTNew study suggests the impact of ministrokes is wider and longer-lasting than previously understood, potentially causing dementia and cognitive decline.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PSTAtrial fibrillation, which is the most common cardiac arrhythmia, is an important risk factor for strokes.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTAmerican Heart Association Scientific Statement: Women with high-risk congenital heart disease can have successful pregnancies but should seek counseling before conception to understand how their...
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTA process using human stem cells can generate the cells that cover the external surface of a human heart - epicardium cells - according to a multidisciplinary team of researchers.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PSTThe bacteria that inhabit our gut digest food and produce metabolites that can have a marked effect on the heart and blood vessels.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTAlthough it is common knowledge that stress impacts cardiovascular health, the mechanisms at work have remained a mystery. New research gives fresh clues.
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 07:00:00 PSTNew study finds that nearly all countries would find a soft regulation strategy to cut salt intake by 10 percent over 10 years to be highly cost effective.
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTExploiting the placebo effect significantly improved the recovery of patients undergoing heart surgery according to new research published in the open access journal BMC Medicine.
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTMore than two-thirds (70%) of heart attack programmes are failing to meet the minimum requirements for patient care, according to research funded by the British Heart Foundation (BHF).
Mon, 09 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PSTFollowing a blood infection, the first class of antibodies produced by the immune system are IgM antibodies.
Mon, 09 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTDialysis patients may have altered blood clots that increase their risk of dying prematurely, according to a study appearing in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN).
Mon, 09 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTBeing physically inactive - sitting for long periods of time - can be so harmful to your health that experts sometimes call it "sitting disease.
Wed, 04 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PSTStudy shows that blood troponin levels can predict risk of heart attack and death, and response to statins.
Tue, 03 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PSTCimaglermin, a new experimental drug, may help restore cardiac function after heart failure, according to a first-in-man study published in JACC: Basic to Translational Science.
Tue, 03 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTThe third Professional Life Survey conducted by the American College of Cardiology reveals that not much has changed over the past 20 years.
Mon, 02 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PSTDyspnea involves a shortness of breath. Causes include illness, heart problems, and altitude. Find out what dyspnea is and how to reduce its impact.
Sun, 01 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTA study of more than 2,000 Finnish men has uncovered a link between frequent sauna use and reduced risk of Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia.
Fri, 30 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTNew research finds that red cabbage microgreens - an immature form of red cabbage - was highly effective for lowering 'bad' cholesterol in mice.
Thu, 29 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTResearchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago were able to reduce uncertainty in diagnosing cardiac sarcoidosis by having patients consume a high-fat, low-sugar diet for 72 hours prior to...
Tue, 27 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTThe theory that saturated fat may be bad for people has been called into question. Now, research suggests that saturated fat might even be good for you.
Tue, 27 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTConsuming red meat in amounts above what is typically recommended does not affect short-term cardiovascular disease risk factors, such as blood pressure and blood cholesterol, according to a new...
Fri, 23 Dec 2016 07:00:00 PSTStudy of New Zealand data confirms prior research with American data that heart-related deaths rise at Christmas, suggesting cold weather is not a reason.
Fri, 23 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTReducing our cholesterol levels to those of a new-born baby significantly lowers the risk of cardiovascular disease, according to new research.