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Cancer survivors have higher risk of heart disease

Scientists from Johns Hopkins Medicine found adult survivors of cancer have a higher risk of heart failure and other cardiovascular diseases (CVD) later in...

9 ways to protect your heart and brain from the summer heat

Your favorite summertime playlist probably has more songs about surfing than about potential health risks. But with much of the nation having already sweated out...

Heartbeat problems after surgery may increase heart failure risk

Scientists from Weill Cornell Medicine found that people who develop an abnormal heart rhythm after surgery have an increased risk of heart failure. The research...

Scientists find an important cause of heart failure

Scientists from Mayo Clinic in Rochester found that diabetes can independently lead to heart failure. The research is published in Mayo Clinic Proceeding and was...

38-year-old learns the surprising reason she had a heart attack

As she finished mowing the lawn of her home in Girard, Ohio, Amy Kren had a somewhat familiar feeling. The shortness of breath and tightness...

Belly fat: a common cause of high blood pressure, heart attacks, diabetes

Scientists from Uppsala University found that visceral fat is a major contributing risk factor for developing diabetes and cardiovascular disease. They found that there is...

A surprising cause of abnormal heart rhythm

Scientists from Penn Medicine found that taller people have an increased risk of developing AFib. The research reveals a strong link between the genetic variants...

Why cholesterol-lowering drug statins can cause muscle pain

Scientists from McMaster University found a potential mechanism explaining why some people who take drugs to lower their cholesterol develop sore, aching muscles. The research...

Common diabetes drug helps reverse diabetic patients’ heart disease risk

In 2019, about 463 million people suffered from diabetes and over 2 million people lost their lives to its complications, including common cardiovascular complications...

Taking aspirin for heart health? Ask your doctor first

Does an aspirin a day keep the doctor away? Dr. Salim Virani, professor of medicine—cardiology at Baylor College of Medicine, says don't trust that saying. The...