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Four Steps to Significantly Lower Risk of Heart Disease, Early Death

Four Steps to Significantly Lower Risk of Heart Disease, Early Death

Comstock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — According to researchers at Johns Hopkins University, doing just four things could help significantly reduce your risk of death.The study looked at over 6,200 healthy people over a span of eight years and determined tha…

Some Cases of Heart Disease May Be Reversible

Some Cases of Heart Disease May Be Reversible

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A new study has some doctors thinking that some cases of coronary heart disease may be able to be reversed.  A study conducted by researchers at Duke University took MRI images of 1,055 patients with known heart…

Mediterranean Diet Cuts Risk of Heart Disease, Study Finds

Mediterranean Diet Cuts Risk of Heart Disease, Study Finds

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Could switching to a Mediterranean-style diet that emphasizes fruits, vegetables, fish, olive oil and nuts, help reduce your risk of heart attacks, strokes and heart-related deaths?  A new study out Monday in th…

Four Facts Every Woman Needs to Know About Heart Disease

Four Facts Every Woman Needs to Know About Heart Disease

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Doctors used to think of heart disease as a man’s problem.  Now they know that it strikes men and women in equal numbers.The American Heart Association (AHA) reports that heart attack, stroke and other car…

Four Facts Every Woman Needs to Know About Heart Disease

Four Facts Every Woman Needs to Know About Heart Disease

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Doctors used to think of heart disease as a man’s problem.  Now they know that it strikes men and women in equal numbers.The American Heart Association (AHA) reports that heart attack, stroke and other car…

Heart Disease Is Number One Killer of Minority Women

Heart Disease Is Number One Killer of Minority Women

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Minority women are 66 percent less likely than white women to be aware of the risks and symptoms of heart disease.  Even when they are aware, they are less likely to try to reduce their risks or seek treatment, …

Heart Disease Trigger May Be in Your Genes

Heart Disease Trigger May Be in Your Genes

Zoonar/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A type of cholesterol you’ve probably never heard of may be linked to the third leading cause of heart disease in the country.In a study published Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine, a team of researchers fr…

Heart Disease: Women Can Miss the Warning Signs

Heart Disease: Women Can Miss the Warning Signs

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — As the number one killer of women, heart disease is a bullet all women must dodge.  But despite the fact that many women have heard this statistic, only one in three of them thinks it applies to us.Knowing the s…

Vegetarians Have Lower Heart Disease Risk, Study Finds

Vegetarians Have Lower Heart Disease Risk, Study Finds

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Going meatless gives vegetarians a 32 percent lower heart disease risk than non-vegetarians, a British study found, offering further proof that eating meat can be hazardous to health.The study, published in The Ameri…

Six Ways Your Body May Clue You In to Possible Health Problems

Six Ways Your Body May Clue You In to Possible Health Problems

Comstock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — From the eyes and ears to the fingertips, the human body can offer small hints that reveal a lot about a person’s health, some medical experts say.Dr. Michael Wald, a holistic doctor in Mount Kisco, N.Y. who calls…

Looking Old May Be a Sign of Heart Trouble

Looking Old May Be a Sign of Heart Trouble

Jupiterimages/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES) — The older you look, the worse shape your heart is in, a new Danish study has found.The Copenhagen Heart Study, which began in 1976, followed 11,000 men and women for 35 years to find the connection between physi…

Study Reveals the Costs of a Heart Attack

Study Reveals the Costs of a Heart Attack

Stockbyte/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. If you’re lucky enough to survive a heart attack, then you know that your health is not the only thing that takes the hit. Heart attacks can hurt your f…

Beta Blockers May Not Prevent Heart Attacks and Strokes

Beta Blockers May Not Prevent Heart Attacks and Strokes

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — New research suggests that beta-blocker pills don’t prevent heart attacks, strokes or cardiac deaths in patients with heart disease, but doctors are torn over whether there’s enough in the study to make them want to …

CT Scan for Heart Risk Splits Doctors

CT Scan for Heart Risk Splits Doctors

Hemera Technologies/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — For hundreds of thousands of Americans, the first sign of heart disease is when their heart stops.  It’s a situation that has cardiologists constantly searching for better ways to detect heart problems s…

Blood Type Tied to Heart Disease? Doctors Not Sure

Blood Type Tied to Heart Disease? Doctors Not Sure

John Foxx/Thinkstock(BOSTON) — Does your blood type — A, B, AB or O — have implications for your health?  A new study has raised the question of whether there is a link between blood type and heart disease.A team led by Dr. Meian He, an epidemi…

Blood Type Tied to Heart Disease? Doctors Not Sure

Blood Type Tied to Heart Disease? Doctors Not Sure

John Foxx/Thinkstock(BOSTON) — Does your blood type — A, B, AB or O — have implications for your health?  A new study has raised the question of whether there is a link between blood type and heart disease.A team led by Dr. Meian He, an epidemi…

Stressful Jobs Put Strain on Women’s Hearts, Study Says

Stressful Jobs Put Strain on Women’s Hearts, Study Says

Dynamic Graphics/Thinkstock(BOSTON) — A new study found that women who rate their jobs as highly demanding and stressful were at an increased risk of heart attack, stroke or dying from heart disease.Heart disease is one of the leading killers of both …

Cardiovascular-Disease Prevention in a Pill?

Cardiovascular-Disease Prevention in a Pill?

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(LONDON) — Can one pill prevent high blood pressure and high cholesterol? Yes, according to a new study from the United Kingdom.Researchers at the Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine in London tested a polypill consisting of…

Atkins-Like Diets May Increase Risk of Heart Disease

Atkins-Like Diets May Increase Risk of Heart Disease

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Ever try the Atkins diet? Diets low in carbohydrates and high in proteins may increase the risk of heart disease, according to a new study published in the journal BMJ. A group of European researchers led by Pagona…

Coffee May Reduce the Risk of Heart Failure

Coffee May Reduce the Risk of Heart Failure

Gerald Zanetti/FoodPix(BOSTON) — Hey java drinkers: that coffee buzz you love so much may also help prevent heart failure, according to a new study published in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation Heart Failure. While many believe cof…

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