Cardiology

Can protein inhibitors control cholesterol and prevent heart attacks when statins cannot?

A new generation of cholesterol-lowering drugs are being tested for use in cardiac patients who do not respond to statins.<p>Heart disease is the …

Medicine

Quiz: Blood Clots - Your Body's Built-In Bandage

Health

Hot flashes at younger ages may signal higher heart risk later

Women who start having hot flashes in their 40s and early 50s had signs of poorer blood vessel health in a recent study and may be at a higher risk …

Women's Health

Regular Exercise May Improve Odds Of Surviving A Heart Attack

Details<p>Pic: ReutersJust a few hours a week of moderate exercise may not prevent all heart attacks, but it could make the difference in who survives …

Exercise

British study finds commuting by bike can cut heart disease and cancer

A big British study, recently published, tracked a over a quarter of a million British commuters over five years and found significant reductions in …

Cycling

Days Recap: Eli calls 911, thinking Julie has had a heart attack

Eli finds Gabi brooding at Mandalay and gets her ice cream to cheer her. They hold hands as they go for a walk.<p>At the loft, Joey kicks Jade out. He's …

Soap Operas

Regular exercise may improve odds of surviving a heart attack

(Reuters Health) - Just a few hours a week of moderate exercise may not prevent all heart attacks, but it could make the difference in who survives one, Danish researchers say.<p>Over several decades, the study found that regular moderate exercisers were half as likely to die when they had a heart …

Exercise

Macrophages conduct electricity, help heart to beat

Macrophages, immune cells known for their PAC-MAN-like ingestion of microbial intruders and biological waste, have a previously unrecognized role in …

Biology

Medical guidelines may mean millions miss out on life-saving drugs

(Reuters Health) - More than nine million people may miss out on cholesterol-lowering drugs that prevent heart attacks and strokes if doctors choose one set of medical guidelines over another, according to a new study.<p>That's because the government-backed U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) …

Medicine

Giants manager Bruce Bochy undergoes heart surgery, will miss Kansas City series

KANSAS CITY – Giants manager Bruce Bochy underwent heart surgery Tuesday morning after experiencing an atrial flutter, or abnormal heart rhythm, and …

Baseball

Giants manager Bruce Bochy undergoes ‘minor’ heart procedure

KANSAS CITY — Giants manager Bruce Bochy was resting at his house in San Diego on Tuesday night after undergoing what the team described as a “minor ablation procedure” to repair an abnormal heart rhythm.<p>Bochy underwent the procedure in San Diego on Tuesday morning and will miss the two games in …

Oakland

Heart-healing patch has got the beat

One of the problems with heart attacks (as if there weren't enough already) is that when the heart heals afterwards, it grows scar tissue over the …

University of Minnesota

AI Beats Doctors at Predicting Heart Attacks

Self-taught computer algorithms could save thousands of lives and improve our understanding of how our bodies work.<p>Heart disease, including heart attacks and strokes, accounts for more than half a million deaths per year in the U.S. It's the leading cause of death for both men and women, and most …

Machine Learning

Rod Carew’s new heart comes from former New York Jets tight end

His heart beats on in one of his heroes.<p>When former New York Jet Konrad Reuland died of a brain aneurysm in December, it sent a shockwave throughout …

New York Yankees

New treatment in race to save heart attack victims

<b>HOUSTON</b> - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says more than half a million Americans have their first heart attack every year.<p>Researchers …

Heart Attacks

Cleveland Clinic Names A. Marc Gillinov, M.D., Chairman of the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery - Cleveland Clinic Newsroom

Cleveland Clinic has appointed A. Marc Gillinov, M.D., as chairman of its Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery.<p>In this capacity, Dr. Gillinov will …

Medicine

Rod Carew got heart transplant from former NFL TE

Baseball Hall of Famer Rod Carew is fortunate to be alive after facing a number of health challenges over the past year-plus, but he is doing well …

Major League Baseball

Heart And Soul

In the fourth quarter, the doctor called a Code Blue.<p>Donna Tomlinson’s heart stopped, and Methodist Stone Oak Hospital doctors and nurses worked to …

San Antonio

Your Fitbit really is a piece of junk

You might suffer a whole lot more than a slap on the wrist for wearing a fitness watch.<p>Researchers at the Cleveland Clinic report that popular heart …

Wearable Tech

Trans Fat Ban Linked With Fewer NY Heart Attacks & Strokes

Local bans on artery-clogging trans fats in restaurant foods led to fewer heart attacks and strokes in several New York counties, a new study …

New York City

Grey Hair May Predict Heart Disease

Most people associate grey hair with the natural aging process. However, new research indicates that grey hair might mean more than the fact that one …

Longevity

Trans Fats Ban In New York Shows Successful Reduction Of Heart Attacks, Strokes

The ban on trans fats enacted in 2007 in New York City's restaurants frustrated lovers of flaky biscuits, but it may have also helped reduce heart …

New York City

Link between vascular disease and Alzheimer's strengthened

The more risk factors for vascular disease one has in middle age, the higher the risk may be of developing Alzheimer's disease in later life. This is …

Dementia

A Healthy Middle-Aged Heart May Protect Your Brain Later

TUESDAY, April 11, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Healthy aging of the brain relies on the health of your heart and blood vessels when you're younger, a …

Longevity

Why Did Scientists Turn Spinach Leaves Into Beating Human Heart Tissue?

Have you ever noticed that the veins in a leaf look a bit like the veins in your own body? So did researchers at the Worcester Polytechnic Institute. …

Biotechnology