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Cardiovascular disease: Dietary cholesterol may not raise risk

NEWS - Fri, 12/20/2019 - 08:00
Following heart-healthy dietary patterns may be the best choice for keeping cholesterol at healthy levels and arteries in good shape.

What to know about dysarthria

NEWS - Fri, 12/20/2019 - 04:00
Dysarthria is a type of speech disorder that occurs due to muscle weakness. Learn about the causes of dysarthria and the available treatment options here.

What causes acid reflux and shortness of breath?

NEWS - Thu, 12/19/2019 - 22:00
Discover the association between acid reflux and shortness of breath. We also outline the symptoms of acid reflux, and the treatment options available.

Widowmaker heart attack: Everything you need to know

NEWS - Tue, 12/17/2019 - 20:00
A widowmaker heart attack occurs when a blood clot or cholesterol deposit blocks the left anterior descending artery. Learn more here.

FDA approve fish oil drug for cardiovascular disease

NEWS - Tue, 12/17/2019 - 16:00
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have recently approved a new fish oil-based drug to help prevent cardiovascular events in people already at risk.

Could hot chili peppers reduce mortality risk?

NEWS - Tue, 12/17/2019 - 11:00
A study finds that those who regularly eat hot chilis have a lower risk of dying from cardiovascular disease compared with those who eat chilis rarely.

How fish oil might reduce inflammation

NEWS - Mon, 12/16/2019 - 17:00
A recent study showed that an enriched fish oil supplement reduced inflammation by increasing certain anti-inflammatory molecules in the blood.

Stroke: Excessive sleep may raise risk by 85%

NEWS - Thu, 12/12/2019 - 08:00
New research finds that stroke risk is higher among people who regularly take long naps or need more than 9 hours of sleep each night.

Excessive blood fat could cause organ damage

NEWS - Wed, 12/11/2019 - 15:00
Researchers have identified the mechanism through which high blood fat levels induce inflammation, raising the risk of organ damage and vascular problems.

Can mammograms show who is at risk of heart failure?

NEWS - Thu, 12/05/2019 - 08:00
Recent research suggests that mammograms may help identify women at risk of heart failure by revealing the presence of calcium buildup in breast arteries.

Chest pain in women: What causes it, and how do doctors diagnose it?

NEWS - Wed, 12/04/2019 - 18:00
A heart attack is a common cause of chest pain, but women may have different symptoms than men. Learn about the causes, diagnosis, and treatment of chest pain in women here.

Brushing your teeth may keep your heart healthy

NEWS - Tue, 12/03/2019 - 16:00
New research that followed a large group of people over an extended period suggests that regular toothbrushing staves off arrhythmia and heart failure.

Understanding blood pressure readings

NEWS - Tue, 12/03/2019 - 01:00
Understanding blood pressure readings can be confusing if a person does not know what the numbers mean. This article explains the numbers in more detail.

What to know about blood thinners for heart disease

NEWS - Fri, 11/29/2019 - 05:00
Blood thinners help reduce the risk of blood clots and heart disease. Learn more about the different types and their effects in this article.

What to know about angioplasty

NEWS - Thu, 11/28/2019 - 21:00
Angioplasty is a medical procedure that opens a blocked or narrowed artery close to the heart. Learn about the procedure, the types, recovery, and risks here.

What does high blood pressure in the morning mean?

NEWS - Thu, 11/28/2019 - 19:00
Some people may have abnormally high blood pressure in the morning. Here, learn about its causes and treatment, as well as how to measure blood pressure at home.

Peas and beans: Can they improve heart health?

NEWS - Tue, 11/26/2019 - 16:00
A new analysis concludes that eating more legumes may reduce heart disease risk. However, according to the authors, the evidence is not of high quality.

Sleep loss may contribute to heart disease in those with low incomes

NEWS - Tue, 11/26/2019 - 08:00
Recent evidence suggests that insufficient sleep may mediate the link between a low socioeconomic status and a higher risk of coronary heart disease.

Everything you need to know about choline

NEWS - Tue, 11/26/2019 - 01:00
Choline is an essential nutrient that humans need for neurodevelopment and many other bodily functions. Learn more about choline here.

Microvascular ischemic disease: What to know

NEWS - Mon, 11/25/2019 - 19:00
Microvascular ischemic disease refers to conditions that affect small blood vessels in the brain. Learn more about the causes and symptoms in this article.

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