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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.

Fighting Diabetes' Deadly Impact on Minorities

Apr 08, 2014
Diabetes is a high priority for the Office of Minority Health because racial and ethnic minorities have a higher burden of the disease.

Heart Attack Survival Rates Poorest in the South

Apr 04, 2014
Southerners more likely to die from heart attack than any other U.S. region, according to a recent study.

Indoor Smoking Ban Saves Lives

Apr 04, 2014
Michigan’s new smoke-free air laws helped reduce hospitalizations from heart disease, finds study.
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CoreValve a Promising Alternative for the Treatment of Aortic Stenosis

Apr 04, 2014
Device proves effective for patients considered high-risk for surgical valve replacement.
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Celiac Disease Linked to Increased Heart Disease Risk

Apr 01, 2014
Study suggests inflammation associated with celiac disease may increase risk for heart disease and stroke.
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No Benefit Seen in Renal Denervation for Patients with Resistant Hypertension

Mar 31, 2014

Despite results, researchers say study proves to be a huge step in learning about such medical devices.

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Study Tests New Medication for Chronic Coronary Heart Disease

Mar 31, 2014

A new drug to reduce inflammation shows no added benefit in patients with stable heart disease.