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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...

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...

Giving birth linked to 14% higher risk of heart disease and stroke

In a new study, researchers found that giving birth is associated with a 14% higher risk of heart disease and stroke compared to having...

Combining blood pressure and cholesterol drugs could prevent stroke better

In a recent study, researchers found that combining medication that lowers blood pressure with medication that lowers cholesterol could reduce first-time strokes by 44%. Seventy-five...

Sudden weather change may cause strokes

In a new study, researchers suggest that weather patterns that cause dramatic changes in barometric pressure may increase the incidence of a type of...

Living near oil and gas wells is linked to high blood pressure, heart disease,...

In a new study, researchers found a possible connection between the intensity of oil and gas exploration in an area and early indicators of...

Frequent sauna use linked to lower risk of heart disease, stroke

In a new study, researchers found that regular sauna use is linked to a lower risk of death from cardiovascular disease (CVD) in men...

This drug could reduce the risk of second heart attack or stroke

In a new study, researchers found that the cholesterol-lowering drug alirocumab reduced the chance of having additional heart problems or stroke. The clinical trial involved...

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

In a recent study reported by American College of Cardiology, researchers find that marijuana use is linked to higher risk of heart failure and...