Heart Health

New blood pressure guideline may help save 3 million from heart attacks and strokes

In a recent study, researchers predict that achieving and maintaining the 2017 guideline blood pressure goals could prevent more than 3 million cardiovascular disease...

Scientists discover better way to predict stroke, heart disease

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women. About 610,000 people die of...

New treatment may help reduce artery-clogging plaque

In a recent review study, researchers have proposed a unique treatment in humans to reduce the early onset of atherosclerosis, the buildup of the...

Scientists modulate copper levels to treat heart disease

A recent study provides new insights regarding the use of trientine (TETA), a copper chelator traditionally used to treat copper overload conditions such as...

Good cholesterol’ may not always be good for women

In a recent study, researchers found postmenopausal factors may have an impact on the heart-protective qualities of high-density lipoproteins (HDL) – also known as...

This study shows no link between bad cholesterol and heart disease

In a new review of published research, researchers challenged the half-century-long belief that LDL, the so-called ‘bad kind’ of cholesterol, causes heart disease. The study...

Fluctuating personal income linked to high risk of heart disease

In a new study, researchers found sudden, unpredictable drops in personal income during young adulthood are associated with an increased risk of developing heart...

Common allergy, heart disease drugs may raise stroke risk

In a recent study, researchers found that drugs routinely prescribed for allergies, heart disease and Parkinson’s are linked to higher stroke risk. The study was...

PTSD linked to high risks of heart disease, cancer

In a new study, researchers found post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) was linked to cardiovascular disease and cancer, as well as the metabolic syndrome. In the...

Smokers with this disease need more help to quit smoking

In a recent study, researchers found that while many people with peripheral artery disease (PAD) smoke, few receive proven smoking cessation strategies from their...

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Astronaut urine could help build future moon bases

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Scientists get first look at cause of ‘slow motion’ earthquakes

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Is stress from COVID-19 upsetting your stomach? 7 tips to try to comfort yourself

The gastrointestinal system may be a victim of COVID-19 stress. Here, experts help to navigate those tummy troubles. That stomachache you feel with each update...

Social distancing: 6 ways to help older adults change their routines

In the midst of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we’re all attempting to adapt to new routines and schedules as we adjust to our new...

This simple blood test could help reduce heart disease deaths

In a new study, researchers have found how a simple blood test could be used to help identify heart aging and the risk of...