Heart Disease

7 Nutrients for Heart Health

Experts in heart health have identified certain nutrients as contributing to better heart health by reducing cholesterol levels and even mimicking …

Conservative View

Smoking parents may up kids' risk of lung disease related deaths

New York, Aug 16 (IANS) Are you a chain smokerIJ Besides harming your own life, you may also be exposing your kids to second-hand smoke, which can …

Medicine

Married people have a much lower risk of heart disease and stroke than singles, divorcees, or widowed people

It's already pretty common knowledge that an unhealthy lifestyle can have dramatic consequences on our health: foods high in salt and sugar, alcohol, cigarettes, and excessive sedentarism don't just increase your risk of obesity and diabetes; in the worst-case scenario, they could also lead to …

Medical Research

Video Q&A about Adult Congenital Heart Disease

Description<p>Join us for a live Q&A with Drs. Sabrina Phillips and Christopher McLeod, cardiologists at Mayo Clinic's campus in Jacksonville, …

Mayo Clinic

Scientists think herpes could lead to heart disease

Turned off by cold sores? Your heart will thank you.<p>A new study from the University of Sussex discovered a link between cytomegalovirus (CMV) — a …

Medicine

Dog heart disease linked to grain-free food, FDA says

Military Spending

When a child has congenital heart disease

Parents<p>Joanna Gaines gives a peek inside baby Crew’s adorable nursery<p>00:35<p>Hoda talks about highlights from her birthday, including Haley Joy singing to her!<p>00:56<p>‘Being by her … it’s so calming’: Conjoined twin sisters tell their story on Megyn Kelly TODAY<p>12:20<p>Check out Seventeen magazine’s back- …

Carrie Underwood

How Aortic Aneurysms Are Diagnosed

If a person has an aortic aneurysm, it is important to make the diagnosis as early as possible, in order to prevent rupture or other complications. …

Imaging

Scientists have found a way to calculate your risk for deadly conditions like diabetes, breast cancer and heart disease

Scientists at Harvard and the Broad Institute have created a new genetic test to screen for risks of five serious conditions, including heart disease, breast cancer and diabetes.<p>By examining changes in DNA at 6.6 million places in the human genome, scientists were able to identify a greater portion …

Breast Cancer

Prevention of Aortic Aneurysms

Aortic aneurysm rupture is a medical crisis. About 80 percent of those who experience a ruptured aortic aneurysm do not survive.<p>Prevention of aortic …

Medicine

Multi-gene test may find risk for heart disease and more

WASHINGTON (AP) — Want to know your inherited risk of a heart attack? Today's genetic testing can't tell much — it mostly looks for rare mutations in one or a few genes, while common threats like heart disease or diabetes are caused by lots of genes working together.<p>Now researchers have developed a …

Genetics

Drug repurposing study sheds light on heart disease risk: Research team develops computer program for investigating unknown drug side effects and novel uses

Research team develops computer program for investigating unknown drug side effects and novel uses<p>A team led by researchers has developed a …

Medicine

Symptoms that may indicate heart disease in children

Contrary to popular belief, the signs and symptoms of heart disease can start appearing at an early age.<p>When your child has heart disease, it could …

Medicine

Link between common 'harmless' virus and cardiovascular damage

Researchers from Brighton and Sussex Medical School (BSMS) have found an unexpectedly close link between a herpes virus and the occurrence of immune …

Medicine

Terminally ill SA prisoner shackled to bed

A terminally ill prisoner was shackled to his bed until an hour before his death despite the repeated requests of hospital staff, a South Australian …

Queen Elizabeth II

Hundreds hit Rushton Park for Mandurah Makos’ Amber Field Memorial Day

of<p>Mandurah Makos Amber Field Memorial Day<p>Photos: Caitlyn Rintoul<p>A crowd of hundreds flocked to Rushton Park on Sunday for the Mandurah Makos Masters …

Mandurah, Australia

Meet the vets using cutting-edge technology to save dogs with heart disease

Pets and Animals<p>Travel industry cracking down on rules regarding service animals<p>02:20<p>Jane Lynch hosts a 4th hour edition of ‘Hollywood Game Night’<p>02:53<p>Jane Lynch joins KLG and Hoda to help Clear the Shelters<p>02:58<p>Adopt a pet without the adoption fee! Lear more about NBC’s Clear the Shelters …

Pets

A Female Cardiologist’s Advice for Your Heart Health

Your Video is Loading<p>How to Spot a Heart Attack (5:15)<p>Women are more likely to survive heart attacks if treated by female physicians in the emergency …

Medical Research

Sleeping more than 8 hours a night may be harmful for your health

<b>New UK research has found that sleeping longer than the recommended amount could be bad for your health. More than eight hours of shut-eye is</b> …

Sleep

Diet and the Indian heart

Even as the saturated fat and coronary disease association is being fiercely debated, particularly in the UK and the US, in India, the diet-heart …

Health (India)

Using Aspirin to Prevent Heart Attacks And Strokes

Aspirin, a commonly used pain reliever and anti-inflammatory drug, can be useful in reducing the risk of cardiovascular events, such as heart attack …

Medical Research

Dr. Helen Taussig Beat The Odds To Become A Giant In Pediatric Cardiology

Johns Hopkins cardiologist Dr. Helen Brooke Taussig broke barriers and defied conventional wisdom to pursue her goal of helping patients who lacked …

Medicine

What Is Cardiac Catheterization?

Cardiac catheterization (cardiac cath, heart cath) is an invasive procedure used to evaluate and treat heart conditions. A thin, long, flexible tube …

Medicine

Adult Congenital Heart Disease in the 21st Century

<b>Gayatri A. Acharya, MD:</b> Greetings. I'm Dr Gayatri Acharya, cardiology fellow at Mayo Clinic. During today's recording, we'll be discussing living …

Medicine

CT Sun Basketball Hosts Game for Heart Disease & Stroke Survivors

Friday, August 17 WNBA Game at Mohegan Sun Arena to Benefit American Heart Association<p><b>Heart Disease and Stroke Survivors</b> are invited to hold the …

Basketball

Tuesday Tips: 8 myths about heart disease you need to know

Some people think they don't need to worry about having heart disease. And others might think they can't avoid or do anything to prevent a heart …

Myths

Older adults who get physical can lower their heart disease risk

Adults in their early 60s, who spend less time sitting and more time engaged in physical activity have healthier levels of heart and vessel disease …

Exercise

New method developed for diagnosing coronary heart disease

Beijing, Aug 6 (IANS) Researchers have developed a new method for diagnosing coronary heart disease with 33 per cent higher accuracy rate as compared …

Medicine

What You Need to Know About the Link Between Diabetes & Heart Disease in Women

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for women in the United States, and it’s time you know your risks — especially if you have Type 2 …

Diabetes

Study suggests breast cancer treatment could trigger heart disease risk

A new study has suggested that women who have survived breast cancer could be at risk of developing heart disease, due to the treatments used for …

Cancer