Good news for cyclists: You might live longer
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT
Commuting to work on a bicycle reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease and death from all causes. Forget the bus, and get back in the saddle.
Common antibiotic azithromycin not linked to increased risk of abnormal heartbeat
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT
The commonly used antibiotic azithromycin is not linked to an increased risk of ventricular arrhythmia, an often life-threatening rapid, irregular heartbeat, according to a large study published in...
Insights into mitochondrial 'power grids' increase understanding of heart muscle
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 07:00:00 PDT
New study reveals how the mitochondrial power grid that distributes energy in heart muscle cells limits widespread damage from local failures.
Vitamin B diminishes effects of air pollution-induced cardiovascular disease
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT
B vitamins can mitigate the impact of fine particle pollution on cardiovascular disease, according to new research conducted at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health.
Aspirin therapy may not help patients with peripheral vascular disease, researchers find
Mon, 17 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT
Aspirin use may not provide cardiovascular benefits for patients who have peripheral vascular disease, an analysis by University of Florida Health researchers has found.
Hot flashes may indicate heart disease risk
Sat, 15 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT
A new study investigates the link between the hot flashes experienced during menopause, and endothelial function in younger midlife and older women.
'Good' cholesterol levels reduced with high air pollution exposure
Fri, 14 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT
Researchers have found that higher exposure to traffic-related air pollution may be associated with lower levels of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol.
Exercise associated with improved heart attack survival
Thu, 13 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT
Chances of survival increased as amount of exercise rose.Exercise is associated with improved survival after a heart attack, according to research published in the European Journal of Preventive...
Fresh fruit may prevent diabetes and related complications
Wed, 12 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT
A new study examines the effects of eating fresh fruit among people with and without diabetes. Daily fresh fruit consumption may lower diabetes risk.