Heart Health

This powerful antioxidant may help reduce second stroke, heart attack

This powerful antioxidant may help reduce second stroke, heart attack

In a recent study, researchers found a powerful antioxidant could help reduce the risk of second stroke and heart attack. Doctors have long known that...
Strong social support may protect older women from heart disease

Strong social support may protect older women from heart disease

A new study published in Menopause has found that strong social support may reduce the risk of heart disease in older women. This study is...

This skin treatment may help reduce heart artery disease

In a new study, researchers found that treating psoriasis, a chronic inflammatory skin disease, with biologic drugs that target immune system activity can reduce...

Have an irregular heartbeat? You may have higher risk of dementia

In a new study, researchers found people with a particular kind of irregular heartbeat called atrial fibrillation may experience a faster decline in thinking...

6 unusual signs that your heart may be unhealthy

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. This means every year about 1 million lives are lost. The heart and...

Marijuana use linked to higher risk of high blood pressure, stroke, heart disease

In a recent study, researchers from Georgia State University found that marijuana use is associated with a three-fold risk of death from high blood...

Your weight history could predict your risk of heart disease and stroke

In a new study, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers found that simply asking older adult patients about their weight history at ages 20 and 40...

Statin therapy may reduce heart disease risk in older people

In a new study, researchers found statin therapy may reduce heart disease risk in older people. The study assessed the effects of statins in nearly...

Scientists discover early heart damaged caused by cancer treatment

In a new study, researchers have identified a very early marker of cardiac damage in patients undergoing therapy with anthracyclines, a family of drugs...

New tool could accurately assess heart disease risk

In a new study, researchers developed a new noninvasive technique for imaging the carotid artery. It offers advantages over other imaging methods and could provide...

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