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Concerns about Neck Therapy and Stroke Risk

Aug 18, 2014
While there isn’t enough evidence that neck manipulation directly causes cervical artery dissection and stroke, experts believe patients should be informed about the association.

All-in-One Pill to Prevent Heart Disease?

Aug 08, 2014
A polypill to prevent heart disease has the potential to save millions of lives, according to experts.

Sitting Too Much Diminishes Fitness Level

Aug 08, 2014
No matter how much you may exercise, sitting for long periods of time reduces fitness, finds study.

Staying Active and Reducing Sedentary Time Key to Combating Obesity

Aug 08, 2014
Study finds that increasing physical activity and limiting sedentary time is the best combination for obesity prevention.

Reducing Risk of Heart Complications During Surgery

Aug 01, 2014
New guidelines help doctors and patients make the best possible decisions related to non-cardiac surgery.

Reducing Health Disparities in Hispanics and Latinos

Jul 31, 2014
Hispanics in the U.S. face dramatic health disparities, according to a recently-released statement.

Short Runs May Help Adults Live Longer, Healthier Lives

Jul 29, 2014
According to a recent study, running just 5-10 minutes a day could have significant health benefits.

Heat Stroke, Not Sudden Cardiac Death, is Top Threat for Marathon Runners

Jul 28, 2014
Long distance running involves a slightly increased risk of death, with heat stroke being the main cause, finds study.

Minding Your Portions

Jul 28, 2014
Committing to a heart-healthy diet can help reduce your risk of heart disease, stroke or repeat events. This includes watching what you put on your plate.

Heart Attack Trends Among Young Adults

Jul 21, 2014
We’ve made little progress over the last decade in reducing heart attacks among young adults, according to a recent study.

Fitness Helps Predict Risk for Heart Disease

Jul 10, 2014
Fitness level is an important factor to consider when estimating a person’s 30-year risk of death from heart disease, according to a recent study.

Cardio and Strength Training Benefit Adults with Diabetes

Jul 10, 2014
Cardio and strength training help patients manage diabetes better than either type of exercise alone, finds study.

Smokeless Tobacco Increases Risk of Death after Heart Attack

Jul 09, 2014
Using a form of smokeless tobacco called snuff is just as dangerous as cigarette smoking after a heart attack, according to study.

Unique Benefits of Heart Failure Therapy in Women

Jul 08, 2014
Women with mild heart failure benefit more from cardiac resynchronization therapy than men, finds study.

Patients Born with Heart Defects Living Well into Adulthood

Jul 07, 2014
Improved testing has helped diagnose and treat minor heart conditions that may have gone under the radar 20 years ago.

Low Iron Spells Trouble for Heart Failure Patients

Jul 01, 2014
Study finds that iron deficiency drastically increases mortality risk among patients with acute heart failure.

Advances in Diagnosis of Heart Disease in Women

Jul 01, 2014
Gender-specific research has led to significant advancements in the diagnosis of heart disease in women, according to a recent statement.

Blood Pressure Monitoring Kiosks Aren't for Everyone

Jun 30, 2014
The Food and Drug Administration is advising consumers that blood pressure cuffs on public kiosks don’t fit everyone and might not be accurate for every user.

Pregnant and Breastfeeding Women Encouraged to Increase Seafood Consumption

Jun 24, 2014
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Environmental Protection Agency recently updated guidelines regarding seafood consumption for pregnant and breastfeeding women.

E-cigarettes Can Help Smokers Quit

Jun 23, 2014
E-cigarettes are as effective as the patch in helping smokers quit, finds study.

Heart Events Worsen Outcomes for Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease

Jun 23, 2014

Study highlights importance of heart disease prevention for patients with chronic kidney disease.

Statin Use Hampers Physical Activity in Older Men

Jun 23, 2014

Side effects from cholesterol-lowering statins discourage physical activity among older men, finds study.

Warfarin Alternative Safe for Elderly Patients with AFib

Jun 23, 2014
Anti-clotting drug rivaroxaban offers an easier way for elderly patients with atrial fibrillation to reduce their stroke risk.

Weight Loss Surgery Considered a 'Useful' Treatment for Diabetes

Jun 23, 2014
Weight loss surgery helps obese patients manage diabetes better than traditional therapies alone, according to study.

Are Diet Drinks on Par with Water for Losing Weight?

Jun 13, 2014
According to a new study, diet beverages could help people lose more weight than drinking water alone.

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