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Heart disease death: 'White coat hypertension' may double risk

NEWS - Tue, 06/11/2019 - 14:00
New research examines the correlations between untreated 'white coat hypertension,' treated 'white coat effect,' heart disease, and heart disease death.

3 interventions could prevent millions of cardiovascular deaths

NEWS - Tue, 06/11/2019 - 07:00
A new Harvard study argues that implementing three heart health interventions at a global level could save millions of lives in the next couple of decades.

What causes lower back and hip pain?

NEWS - Tue, 06/11/2019 - 00:00
In this article, we look at common causes of lower back and hip pain. We also discuss ways to relieve pain and when to see a doctor.

What is the normal range for troponin levels?

NEWS - Fri, 06/07/2019 - 18:00
Troponin levels in the blood are normally very low and increase when the heart becomes damaged. Very high levels usually indicate that a person has recently had a heart attack. However, a number of other conditions can also cause elevated troponin levels. Learn more here.

Tomato juice: Could 1 cup per day keep heart disease at bay?

NEWS - Thu, 06/06/2019 - 15:00
A new study concludes that drinking tomato juice each day can reduce the levels of certain markers of cardiovascular disease. However, more work is needed.

Cardiovascular disease: 7 simple steps that lower future risk

NEWS - Tue, 06/04/2019 - 15:00
New research examines how adhering to the American Heart Association's recommendations for a healthy heart predicts future risk of cardiovascular disease.

Common heartburn drug linked with fatal conditions

NEWS - Tue, 06/04/2019 - 07:00
New research finds a link between proton pump inhibitors and heightened risk of death from heart disease, kidney disease, and stomach cancer.

Is coffee bad for the heart or not?

NEWS - Mon, 06/03/2019 - 15:00
Reports about the effect of coffee on heart health can be contradictory, so a new study from Britain aims to shed more light on this problem.

Type 2 diabetes: High-intensity exercise may restore heart function

NEWS - Mon, 06/03/2019 - 10:00
New research finds that high-intensity interval training helps to reduce heart complications in people living with type 2 diabetes.

Menopause and heart health: Why timing hormone therapy is key

NEWS - Mon, 06/03/2019 - 07:00
Researchers at the University of Guelph in Canada are the first to study how perimenopause affects heart health in female mice.

New study links air pollution with atherosclerosis

NEWS - Sun, 06/02/2019 - 10:00
Scientists have found an intriguing association between exposure to ambient ozone and the thickening of the carotid arteries' walls.

Can blueberries protect heart health?

NEWS - Sat, 06/01/2019 - 10:00
A recent study that investigated the impact of blueberries on cardiovascular health concludes that we should all be eating 1 cup of blueberries each day.

Clinical trial shows why energy drinks are bad for the heart

NEWS - Thu, 05/30/2019 - 10:00
In a clinical trial, researchers found significant changes in heart rhythm and blood pressure after volunteers consumed two different energy drinks.

Olives: Nutrition and health benefits

NEWS - Thu, 05/30/2019 - 06:00
Olives are a delicious snack, and they make a great addition to many popular dishes. They are also a key component of the Mediterranean diet. Learn more about their possible health benefits here.

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