Angina

Latest Research

Every week our cardiologists review the most recent advances in cardiovascular medicine and select news to share with you. Here you will find summaries of some of the latest research news about angina. Share these articles with your friends and family via social media, print items you’d like to discuss with your care team, or add them to your toolbox to read later.

Do Financial Conflicts of Interest Impact Study Results?

According to a recent study, funding sources and conflicts of interest have no impact on the outcome of medical studies and trials.

Baby Boomers Less Healthy Than Previous Generation

A recent study finds baby boomers have higher rates of chronic disease, higher levels of disability and lower self-rated health than those born a generation prior.

Calcium Supplements May Increase Cardiovascular Risk in Men

While more research is needed, new findings show how calcium supplements could affect heart health in men.

Heart-Related Deaths Increase in Winter, but Not Due to Cold Weather

Climate is not to blame for the increase in cardiovascular deaths in winter.

Shift Workers at Increased Risk for Heart Attack and Stroke

Studies have shown that irregular work shifts are associated with high blood pressure, diabetes, and obesity.

Exercise Could Treat Depression in Heart Patients

Exercise Could Treat Depression in Heart Patients

Exercise has many cardiovascular benefits. This study shows exercise is also highly effective in helping you fight depression.
New Treatment for Pulmonary Embolism

New Treatment for Pulmonary Embolism

A blood clot-fighting drug can treat pulmonary embolism in an easy, safe and effective way.
Sleep Apnea Increases Cardiovascular Risk in Women

Sleep Apnea Increases Cardiovascular Risk in Women

Breathing interruptions during sleep increases cardiovascular risk in both men and women but can be treated in simple ways.
Can Air Pollution Trigger a Heart Attack?

Can Air Pollution Trigger a Heart Attack?

Air pollution may be behind more heart attacks than we think.
Women Less Likely to Have Chest Pain During Heart Attack

Women Less Likely to Have Chest Pain During Heart Attack

Atypical heart attack symptoms that every woman should know.
Heart Attack Treatment in Hispanics

Heart Attack Treatment in Hispanics

Disparities in heart attack treatment highlight need for quality improvement.
Inflammation and Heart Failure Risk

Inflammation and Heart Failure Risk

Study shows inflammation may increase risk for heart failure in men.
Heart Attack Prevention Therapies May be Beneficial for Young Men and Women

Heart Attack Prevention Therapies May be Beneficial for Young Men and Women

Younger, healthier set found to be at high risk.

Heart Attack in Women without Heart Disease

Heart Attack in Women without Heart Disease

Study explores the causes heart attacks in otherwise healthy women.

Gender Differences in Angina Symptoms

Angina symptoms every women should know.

How Vitamin D and Parathyroid Hormone Levels Affect Cardiovascular Risk

How Vitamin D and Parathyroid Hormone Levels Affect Cardiovascular Risk

These health markers could increase risk for heart disease.

Faster Door-to-Balloon Time Improves Heart Attack Outcomes

Faster Door-to-Balloon Time Improves Heart Attack Outcomes

U.S. hospitals providing faster emergency care for heart attack patients.

Discontinuation of Aspirin and Heart Attack Risk

Discontinuation of Aspirin and Heart Attack Risk

Discontinuing aspirin use can increase heart attack risk by 2/3 in patients who have had a heart attack or stroke.

Marital Status and Seeking Care During Heart Attack

Marital Status and Seeking Care During Heart Attack

Married men half as likely to delay seeking care after a heart attack than single men.

Overweight and Obesity Slows Downward Trend of Heart Attack Incidence

Overweight and Obesity Slows Downward Trend of Heart Attack Incidence

UK decreased heart attack risk by 74% over last 20 years.

Benefits of Omega-3 Fatty Acids in Patients with Stents

Benefits of Omega-3 Fatty Acids in Patients with Stents

Fish oil reduces heart attack risk in stent patients.

Could Calling 9-1-1 at First Signs of Heart Attack Improve Medical Care?

Could Calling 9-1-1 at First Signs of Heart Attack Improve Medical Care?

Ambulances with echocardiograms provide immediate care.

Physical and Sexual Activity Triggering Acute Cardiac Events

Physical and Sexual Activity Triggering Acute Cardiac Events

Exercise more likely to trigger heart attack in sedentary patients.