Heart Health

Heart attack test predicts silent risk

A simple blood test could help identify people at risk of a heart attack, a study has found. Research shows the troponin test – currently...
Cooking heat may hold clues to heart disease

Cooking heat may hold clues to heart disease

Food cooked at high heat may carry toxic chemicals that raise risk of heart disease, researchers have warned. Cooking at a lower heat could help...
Heart and blood vessel diseases people with diabetes should pay attention to

Heart and blood vessel diseases people with diabetes should pay attention to

Two major types of heart and blood vessel disease, also called cardiovascular disease, are common in people with diabetes: coronary artery disease (CAD) and...
Newly identified genetic errors may prevent heart attacks

Newly identified genetic errors may prevent heart attacks

To reduce risk of heart attack, the benefits of a healthy lifestyle are clear. But genetics can still stack the deck. Some people’s genes bestow...
How to prevent or delay heart disease and stroke if you have diabetes

How to prevent or delay heart disease and stroke if you have diabetes

Even if you are at high risk for heart disease and stroke, you can help keep your heart and blood vessels healthy. You can...
Can a broken heart actually “break” your heart?

Can a broken heart actually “break” your heart?

When you picture a broken heart, your mind may conjure up a melancholy poem penned to a lost lover, or, an image of a...
How stress may increase risk of heart disease and stroke

How stress may increase risk of heart disease and stroke

Heightened activity in the amygdala -- a region of the brain involved in stress -- is associated with a greater risk of heart disease...
6 SURPRISING SIGNS OF AN UNHEALTHY HEART

6 surprising signs of an unhealthy heart

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States—an equal opportunity killer that claims approximately 1 million lives annually. The heart and...
Cardiac stem cell infusion could be effective therapy for the most common type of heart failure

Cardiac stem cell infusion could be effective therapy for the most common type of...

Cardiac stem cells could be an effective treatment for a common but difficult-to-treat type of heart failure, a new study from the Cedars-Sinai Heart...
Just two weeks of drinking sugary drinks boost risk factors for heart disease, study suggests

Just two weeks of drinking sugary drinks boost risk factors for heart disease, study...

Beverages sweetened with low, medium and high amounts of high-fructose corn syrup significantly increase risk factors for cardiovascular disease, even when consumed for just...