Heart Diseases : Health & Medical
Researchers say medications can cause bleeding, and may be unnecessary for those at low risk of stroke
When you hear the words 'heart disease diet', does your mind immediately rush to dry fiber crackers with a fake margarine topping? Or perhaps skinned chicken breasts with no sauce? Relax - there is a tastier way to improve your health with these heart disease diet tips.
A newer option for treating high risk patients with mitral regurgitation is reviewed for safety and efficacy. Find out who's likely to benefit most.
A series of steps to address the increase in obesity and decline in fitness in school children in California is a step in the right direction. Find out what's putting a dent in the belly of the obesity epidemic.
High cholesterol levels can be checked by following a prescribed regimen including diet and exercise. Diet supplements like oatmeal have been scientifically proven to lower high cholesterol levels.
Learn how Medicare data can provide useful outcome information -- when ready answers are needed.
How does antithrombotic therapy reduce risk in patients with these 2 comorbidities?
Cholesterol is a fatty wax lipid that can be found in the cell membranes of humans and animals.Cholesterol is a tricky little devil, because if it gets out of hand you could have a serious health risk, including heart attack and other potentially fatal conditions. That is why it is so important to h
Atrial flutter involves the abnormal beating of the heart, either in its speed or rhythm, known as a arrhythmia. Electrical impulses control the beating of the heart. In people with atrial flutter, an abnormal circuit develops, causing the heart to beat too fast. Rapid beating presents problems for
The mortality from heart disease remains high. In the United States, it is the number one killer. It still ranks considerably ahead of cancer, accidents, and AIDS. Although many deaths appear sudden, they are slow in the making. It takes many years for high cholesterol to develop into a problem. You
Acid rain is the deposition of acidic components in rain, snow, fog, dew or dry particles that come from sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxides. These dangerous chemical pollutants can have a severe impact on human health, including pulmonary disorders and heart disease. Much research is being done to c
VALUE and ASCOT showed important benefits for treating hypertension early and intensively -- in his video commentary Dr Black considers whether the FDA has drawn the appropriate conclusions.
With the word "attack" in the phrase, most people think heart attacks grab hold suddenly, felling them with little warning. Not so. Many heart attacks come on gradually, without intense pain and sometimes with symptoms that come and go. The signs of a heart attack can be confusing enough...