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'Exercise Snacking': The Latest Health Trend?

May 14, 2014
Adding small bursts of exercise before meals could bring big health benefits, finds study.

Olive Oil Helps Prevent Irregular Heartbeat

May 13, 2014
Adopting a Mediterranean diet rich in extra-virgin olive oil may reduce risk for atrial fibrillation, the most common type of irregular heart rhythm in the United States.

Common Heart Condition Goes Undetected in Men and Women

May 13, 2014
Coronary microvascular dysfunction may increase cardiovascular risk among both sexes.

Growing Use of ICDs to Prevent Sudden Cardiac Death

May 09, 2014
More patients may be eligible to receive implantable cardioverter-defibrillators, according to a scientific statement released by the American College of Cardiology Foundation and American Heart Association.

Do Cholesterol Meds Excuse Poor Eating Habits?

May 06, 2014
Statin use gives patients a false sense of security when it comes to diet, study shows.

Vast Advancements in the Treatment of Fetal Heart Disease

May 06, 2014
We’ve come a long way with the diagnosis and treatment of fetal heart disease, according to a scientific statement released by the American Heart Association.

High Blood Pressure During Pregnancy: A Lifelong Concern

May 05, 2014
New paper highlights long-term health risks associated with preeclampsia, a serious condition in which women develop high blood pressure during pregnancy.

The New Cholesterol Treatment Guidelines: Heart Disease and Strokes Matter

May 01, 2014
Doctors and researchers do not all agree on who should take statins, and the debate boils down to the importance of preventing heart attacks and strokes.

U.S. Hospitals Improve Stroke Treatment

Apr 30, 2014
Stroke patients are receiving faster care than ever before, thanks to a national quality improvement initiative that could save thousands of lives.

Treating Heart Failure Patients with an Abnormal Heart Rhythm

Apr 30, 2014
Adding aspirin to a treatment regimen does more harm than good for heart failure patients with atrial fibrillation.

Heart Failure Hospitalizations: A National Challenge

Apr 30, 2014
Frequent heart failure hospitalizations put significant pressure on the health care system, according to recent statistics.

Coffee Could Reduce Diabetes Risk

Apr 25, 2014
Coffee drinkers rejoice: Increasing coffee consumption reduces risk for type 2 diabetes, according to new research.

Diet and Exercise Can Help Ward Off Diabetes

Apr 25, 2014
Diet and exercise helped some adults with prediabetes ward off the full-blown disease in a 23-year study.

Finding Your Energy Balance

Apr 25, 2014
When it comes to our well-being, it's important to consider how much we put into our bodies and what we need in order to stay healthy.
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Common Arthritis Drug Helps the Heart, Too

Apr 24, 2014
Study suggests that arthritis drug, colchicine, helps treat chronic heart inflammation.
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Treating Mild Heart Failure with CRT

Apr 24, 2014
Study pinpoints heart failure patients that might benefit from cardiac resynchronization therapy.

Some Physical Activity is Better Than None

Apr 24, 2014
Adults engaging in any level of regular physical activity have lower risk of death compared to those who get no exercise, according to research.

FDA Gives Latinas Tools to Fight Diabetes

Apr 22, 2014
Nearly 1 million Latinas aren’t aware that they are at risk of developing the disease and many will likely not get the preventive or other care they require.
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Vast Improvements in Diabetes Management

Apr 18, 2014
Patients with diabetes are living longer, healthier lives, says study showing a vast decline in diabetes-related complications since 1990.
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Researchers Abandon Trials of New Diabetes Drug

Apr 18, 2014
Clinical trials involving aleglitazar for patients with acute coronary syndrome are ended early due to safety concerns.
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Weight Loss Surgery Helps Manage Diabetes

Apr 17, 2014
Weight loss surgery helps obese patients with type 2 diabetes manage their blood sugar levels, according to research.
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Head-to-Head Comparison of Heart Valves

Apr 17, 2014
New research clarifies which type of valve replacement device is most effective in treating patients with severe aortic stenosis.
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New Class of Drugs Helps Lower Cholesterol

Apr 16, 2014
New drug, evolocumab, may help dramatically lower “bad” cholesterol levels, according to multiple research trials.
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Stumbling Block in Attempt to Reduce Risk of Complications from Surgery

Apr 15, 2014
Aspirin and blood-pressure lowering medication fail to improve outcomes in surgical patients at risk for heart disease.
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Diabetes Drug Ruled Out as Heart Attack Treatment

Apr 14, 2014
A common diabetes drug, metformin, failed to improve outcomes for non-diabetic patients after a heart attack.