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While heart failure has become an increasing concern, overall death rates from heart disease declined by 25% in recent years.
Experts hope these findings will help improve outcomes for patients with Eisenmenger syndrome.
Most younger heart patients experience warning signs in the week before a heart attack but few take action, finds study.
The negative health effects of alcohol abuse are similar to that of traditional cardiovascular risk factors, finds study.
Financial incentives to improve heart failure care not as effective as policy makers had hoped, finds study.
Being free of heart risk factors like high blood pressure at midlife helps delay heart failure by 15 years.
Data from 200 countries shows growing rates of high blood pressure in the poorest countries.
Used with exercise stress tests, the new calculator better predicts mortality risk for both women and men.
The key to improving one’s diet lies in adapting recommendations based on cultural, economic and taste preferences.
Chronic inflammation of blood vessels leads to clogged arteries and increased cardiovascular risk.
Despite mixed findings, experts offer guidelines on calcium intake for adults without heart disease.
It’s unlikely that HDL cholesterol is an independent risk factor for heart disease.
Widespread use of cholesterol-lowering statins brings the issue to light.
Moderate caffeine consumption may not be as dangerous as initially believed.
Weighing risks and benefits of daily aspirin for primary prevention of heart disease remains challenging.
The effects of extreme emotion and vigorous exercise on the heart are multiplied when combined.