Health News

How Liraglutide May Help the Heart
The diabetes medication liraglutide (brand name Victoza) may reduce patients' risk of cardiovascular complications, a new study found.
From Sleep Issues to Heart Issues
Shift-workers may face an increased risk of heart problems, a new study found.
Midlife Fit May Mean No Late-Life Stroke
For people in middle age, staying fit now could reduce stroke risk later in life, a new study found.
First-of-Its-Kind Blood Pressure Rx Approved
The US Food and Drug Administration has approved first-of-its-kind Byvalson to treat high blood pressure.
Got Migraines? Check Your Heart
Women who have been diagnosed with migraines may have a slightly raised risk of heart disease events and heart-related death, a new study found.
Infection Risk After Heart Surgery
Severe obesity may increase the risk of infection after coronary artery bypass surgery, according to a new study.
Women with AFib May Face Another Risk
A 20-year study of nearly 35,000 women found that those who were diagnosed with atrial fibrillation (AFib) may have a raised risk of cancer.
Salt, Kidney Disease and Heart Problems
For patients with kidney disease, too much salt could raise heart disease risk, a new study found.
The Burden of AFib in Women
Atrial fibrillation (AFib) may not affect women and men in the same way, a new study found.
When Heart Attacks Are Silent
Many heart attacks may be "silent," a new study found.