Latest News for Heart

Chest pain: New tool helps doctors decide when tests are needed

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 06:00:00 PST
A two year follow-up on a study involving more than 10,000 people with stable chest pain finds that an online tool can accurately predict which patients are likely to have normal non-invasive tests...
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Fish affected by Deepwater Horizon spill give clues to air pollution heart disease

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PST
A study by Manchester and Stanford scientists into the effects on fish of a 2010 oil disaster could shed new light on how air pollution affects humans' hearts.
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Statin side effects are strongest predictor of failure to meet cholesterol targets

Wed, 15 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PST
Statin side effects are the strongest predictor of failure to meet low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol targets, according to research published in the European Journal of Preventive...
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Shock from heart device often triggers further health care needs

Wed, 15 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PST
A shock from an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) may trigger an increase in health care needs for many people, regardless whether the shock was medically necessary, according to a new...
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Dietary supplement could improve heart health

Wed, 15 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PST
Dietary intervention could benefit heart health in those with muscular dystrophy. That's according to new research published in Experimental Physiology.
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Abdominal fat may cause type 2 diabetes, heart disease

Wed, 15 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PST
A new study finds that having a genetic predisposition to a higher waist-to-hip ratio adjusted for BMI is linked to type 2 diabetes and heart disease.
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Mediterranean diet enriched with virgin olive oil may protect the heart

Tue, 14 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PST
New research suggests that a Mediterranean diet rich in virgin olive oil may boost the cardioprotective benefits of HDL 'good' cholesterol.
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Exploring the role of blood flow during cardiac events

Mon, 13 Feb 2017 12:00:00 PST
Cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of deaths worldwide yet researchers still don't fully understand how blood flows or even which components within blood can lead to cardiac issues.
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Snow shoveling may increase risk of heart attack in men

Mon, 13 Feb 2017 09:00:00 PST
New research finds associations between heavy, long-lasting snowfall and a raised risk of myocardial infarction in men. Snow shoveling may be the cause.
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