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The kind of blood you have could increase or decrease your risk of having a heart attack in response to high levels of air pollution, new research sug..
Experts have just redefined what counts as high blood pressure, which means the number of people with it is about to rise by tens of millions in the U..
If you have a heart attack or stroke, it's important to get your "bad" cholesterol measured by your doctor on a follow up visit. Researchers have foun..
Heart failure patients discharged from the hospital with a reduced level of a common hormone produced by the heart had significantly lower rates of re..
If you have a heart attack or stroke, it's important to get your "bad" cholesterol measured by your doctor on a follow up visit. Researchers have foun..
Heart failure patients discharged from the hospital with a reduced level of a common hormone produced by the heart had significantly lower rates of re..
Patients with a prior history of heart attacks or stroke have better outcomes when cholesterol-lowering medications are used after they're discharged ..
Patients with a prior history of heart attacks or stroke have better outcomes when cholesterol-lowering medications are used after they're discharged ..
Extreme ups and downs in systolic blood pressure may be just as deadly as having consistently high blood pressure, according to a new study from the I..
(HealthDay)—For atrial fibrillation (AF) ablation patients undergoing their index ablation, long-term aspirin therapy is associated with increased rat..
A new study by researchers at the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute in Salt Lake City found that using long-term aspirin therapy to prevent..
A new study has found that dementia rates increase when anticoagulation treatment is delayed for patients with atrial fibrillation, the most common he..
Researchers have identified a microRNA biomarker that demonstrates a strong association with the incidence of atrial fibrillation, the most common abn..
Ablation procedures restore a regular heartbeat in patients who have a dangerous, abnormal heart rhythm called atrial fibrillation. But it doesn't alw..
Depression is described as a feeling of severe dejection and misery. Unpredictable emotions like resentment and aggression are harmful for the heart; ..
Gene variants that raise a person's odds of being "apple-shaped" may be linked to heightened risks of heart disease and type 2 diabetes, a large study..