New guidelines change how high blood pressure is defined. Find out what you need to know about the latest update.
New guidelines for managing adults with congenital heart disease are a major update to recommendations released in 2008.
Bradycardia means your heart beats very slowly. What you need to know about new guidelines to manage this condition.
What you need to know about new guidelines on managing cholesterol, the fat-like substance found in your blood.
Study also suggests that music may help with motivation to exercise and exercising longer.
Only half of patients with a dangerous cholesterol disorder are receiving proper treatment, shows U.S. study.
Used with exercise stress tests, the new calculator better predicts mortality risk for both women and men.
It’s unlikely that HDL cholesterol is an independent risk factor for heart disease.
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.
The key to improving one’s diet lies in adapting recommendations based on cultural, economic and taste preferences.
Maintaining good health reduces risk for heart attack, stroke and death, shows Korean study of 6.7 million adults.
Five-year study finds vitamin D and omega-3 supplements do not reduce risk for heart events and cancer in healthy adults.
Gum disease may make it harder to treat high blood pressure, finds study of 3,600 U.S. adults.
Study links 2015 Chicago crime surge to increased risk for high blood pressure, even in low-crime areas.
Study finds that healthy, middle-aged adults with poor fitness had up to twofold greater risk of death than those who were physically fit.
E-cigarettes pose an increasing health threat to America’s youth, shows survey study of California teens.
Incentives that encourage better management of high cholesterol appear cost-effective, based on expert models.
Obese patients should be routinely referred to potential weight-loss programs, experts recommend.
Health programming delivered in New York City churches shows promise for black adults with high blood pressure.
Recent findings fail to support use of fish oil supplements and low-dose aspirin to prevent heart disease in adults with diabetes.
Analysis of U.S. hospital data shows that systemic issues may be to blame for health care disparities.
Health promotion series highlights the importance of positive thinking for improving heart health.
Breakthrough therapy appears both safe and effective in patients with a rare and fatal heart condition called transthyretin amyloid cardiomyopathy.
Even small changes toward better health can have a large impact on preventing heart disease.
CT imaging reduces risk of heart attack and death by 41% in patients with recurrent chest pain.
U.S. study finds breastfeeding significantly reduces stroke, especially for those at higher risk.
Updated guidelines incorporate new research to minimize complications in women with heart disease.
Overweight and obese teenagers can already display signs of suboptimal heart heath—higher blood pressure, increased cardiac output, larger hearts.
Danish study finds that the benefits of exercise far outweigh the potential risks from exposure to air pollution.
A review of 18 studies concludes that multivitamins have no cardiovascular benefits.
French study finds that seven factors related to heart health could reduce risk for dementia and cognitive decline.
Study highlights the need for early treatment and prevention.
Experts can’t say with certainty that artificially sweetened drinks are safe, based on a recent advisory from the American Heart Association.
Some of the health effects of childhood obesity are reversible with early weight loss, study finds.
The American Heart Association issues a statement addressing the importance of preventing cardiac arrest in infants and children with congenital heart defects.
Dutch study links easy access to fast food and increased risk for heart disease.
Experts find a lack of evidence to support concerns about caffeine and abnormal heart rhythm.
Not smoking and being active at a healthy weight could prolong life expectancy by up to 14 years.
Study sheds light on the needs of those who experience chest pain but don’t have heart disease.
Study finds that replacing unhealthier foods with almonds and dark chocolate can help lower cholesterol in just one month.
Study finds less than half of prescriptions for PCSK9 inhibitors are approved by insurance companies.
A new class of drugs, PCSK9 inhibitors, presents a further treatment option for certain patients at high risk for heart problems.
A recent change in calculating non-fasting cholesterol improves accuracy.
Experts stress the importance of a healthy lifestyle for preventing and treating a common heart rhythm problem.
Getting the recommended levels of exercise significantly reduces risk for heart attack and death, study finds.
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The onset of high blood sugar during pregnancy serves as an early warning sign for future heart risks.
This condition is not only concerning for mothers, but it has a lasting effect on children’s health.
Ensuring access to food helps reduce health care costs among low-income adults, shows study.