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The cardiovascular system is comprised of the heart and the network of arteries, veins, and capillaries that carries blood throughout the body. The average adult male has between 5-6 liters of blood while the average adult female has 4-5 liters. Blood tra

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Stopping aspirin treatment raises cardiovascular risk by over a third

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 00:00:00 PDT

A new study suggests that people who stop taking aspirin to prevent a first or second cardiovascular event may endanger their health by doing so.

Nine ways to raise blood pressure

Sun, 24 Sep 2017 00:00:00 PDT

If a person's blood pressure is too low, it can potentially be dangerous if left unaddressed. We look at nine ways to safely raise blood pressure.

Chest pain and anxiety: What you need to know

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 00:00:00 PDT

What does anxiety chest pain feel like and how does it differ to a heart condition? What causes chest pain during anxiety and what treatment is available?

Pulsatile tinnitus: Causes, symptoms, and treatment

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 07:00:00 PDT

Tinnitus is where a person hears sounds within the ear, such as ringing. Pulsatile tinnitus is when the sounds are in time to the beat of their pulse.

Just 30 minutes of activity on 5 days could save lives

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 07:00:00 PDT

A new study of wealthy and less wealthy nations finds that physical activity of all types can reduce deaths and heart disease risks.

Are e-cigarettes bad for the heart? Study sheds light

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 00:00:00 PDT

New research shows that when non-smokers use nicotine-based e-cigarettes for the first time, there are measurable, negative changes in cardiac activity.

Antidepressants may raise death risk by a third

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 08:00:00 PDT

New research finds that people who take antidepressants such as serotonin reuptake inhibitors may be at a considerably higher risk of premature death.

Hyperemia: Causes, symptoms, and treatment

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:00:00 PDT

What is hyperemia? In this article, learn about the different types of hyperemia, including passive and active hyperemia. How can it be prevented?

Treating PCOS with a combination of oral contraceptives and spironolactone does not increase the risk of diabetes or heart disease

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 06:00:00 PDT

In women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), the most effective treatment is a combination of the oral contraceptive pill (OCP) with an anti-androgen, which does not increase the risk of metabolic...

Maintaining healthy weight helps keep blood pressure low through life

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 PDT

New research shows maintaining a healthy weight throughout life - more so than four other health behaviors studied - is important to help keep blood pressure in check, according to research presented...

Do you have diabetes, liver disease? Watch out for CVD

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 00:00:00 PDT

A new study shows that non-alcoholic fatty liver disease puts people with type 2 diabetes at a much higher risk of cardiovascular disease and death.

Study shows so-called 'healthy obesity' is harmful to cardiovascular heath

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 00:00:00 PDT

Clinicians are being warned not to ignore the increased cardiovascular health risks of those who are classed as either 'healthy obese' or deemed to be 'normal weight' but have metabolic abnormalities...

Potentially lifesaving implantable cardioverter defibrillators underutilized in eligible patients

Mon, 11 Sep 2017 00:00:00 PDT

Fewer than 10% of people who experience sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) outside of a hospital survive.

Does blood pressure change during a heart attack?

Fri, 08 Sep 2017 09:00:00 PDT

Some people take a blood pressure change without other symptoms to mean that a heart attack is occurring. However, this is not usually the case.

Staying in education linked to lower risk of heart disease

Thu, 07 Sep 2017 00:00:00 PDT

Staying in education is associated with a lower risk of developing heart disease, finds a study published by The BMJ.

More evidence: Untreated sleep apnea shown to raise metabolic and cardiovascular stress

Thu, 07 Sep 2017 00:00:00 PDT

Sleep apnea, left untreated for even a few days, can increase blood sugar and fat levels, stress hormones and blood pressure, according to a new study of sleeping subjects.

Can my HDL be too high?

Wed, 06 Sep 2017 06:00:00 PDT

When is high HDL cholesterol good, and is higher always better? Learn how to find the right balance along with some healthful ways to achieve high HDL.

Taller people may be more susceptible to blood clots

Wed, 06 Sep 2017 00:00:00 PDT

A large cohort study focused on siblings suggests that height may have a role to play in individual susceptibility to developing blood clots.

Marriage may increase heart disease survival

Sat, 02 Sep 2017 00:00:00 PDT

New research suggests that married people have higher heart disease survival rates and are more likely to recover after a heart attack than singles.

Want to stay healthy? Reduce sitting time by 21 minutes

Sat, 02 Sep 2017 00:00:00 PDT

A new study suggests that reducing the daily amount of time we spend sitting down by only 21 minutes may have long-term health benefits.

Tick saliva may hold potential treatment for reducing HIV-linked heart disease risk

Fri, 01 Sep 2017 00:00:00 PDT

Scientists may have found a clue to why people living with HIV have double the likelihood of developing heart disease.

Acute myeloid leukemia: Heart drugs may boost chemotherapy

Thu, 31 Aug 2017 09:00:00 PDT

Researchers find that drugs normally used to treat heart and blood vessel disease could also help to improve chemotherapy outcomes for patients with AML.

Dark chocolate with olive oil associated with improved cardiovascular risk profile

Thu, 31 Aug 2017 00:00:00 PDT

Dark chocolate enriched with extra virgin olive oil is associated with an improved cardiovascular risk profile, according to research presented today at ESC Congress.

Large scale study shows slow walking pace is good predictor of heart-related deaths

Thu, 31 Aug 2017 00:00:00 PDT

Study suggests that middle-aged people who report that they are slow walkers could be at higher risk of heart disease compared to the general population.

Fat, carbs, fruit, veg: How much should we eat for health?

Wed, 30 Aug 2017 09:00:00 PDT

Two studies show that a moderate fat intake may do more good than expected, too many carbs should be avoided, and fruits and vegetables are beneficial.