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Scientists create way to make solar cell pacemaker

University of Chicago scientists have developed a method to create a solar cell pacemaker, which may be less invasive and less harmful to living...

Safety of statins emphasized in new report

The benefits of the cholesterol-lowering medicine called statins far outweigh any risk of side effects, according to a new analysis of decades of scientific...

Thyroid problems linked to worsening heart failure

The thyroid is a tiny powerhouse. The gland, which is located at the base of the neck, releases hormones that control how the entire body...

Heart drug and trastuzumab could reduce heart damage in breast cancer patients

In a new study, researchers found that breast cancer patients who take a heart drug at the same time as trastuzumab have less heart...

Heart attack risk is higher on Christmas Eve

In a new study, researchers found that the risk of heart attack peaks at around 10pm on Christmas Eve, particularly for older and sicker...

Age is the biggest risk for heart disease, but lifestyle and meds could help

Of all the risk factors for heart disease, age is the strongest predictor of potential trouble. While no one can stop the march of time,...

What’s behind Mediterranean diet and lower heart disease risk

In a new study, the researcher offers insights from a cohort study of women in the U.S. who reported consuming a Mediterranean-type diet. The Researchers...

Your weight history could help predict your heart disease risk

In a new study, researchers conclude that simply asking older patients about their weight history at ages 20 and 40 could help predict patients’...

Black walnuts could help stave off obesity and heart disease

Black walnuts are a major industry in the Midwest, with about 23 million pounds processed annually in Missouri alone, and they are a ubiquitous...

Exercise after heart attack may improve survival

Exercising after a heart attack, even a long walk around the neighborhood, can be frightening for survivors. But those fears may be eased by new...