Lower Blood Pressure May Not Mean Lower Risk
The increased risk of heart problems in patients with elevated blood pressure is well-established. But lower blood pressure may not decrease the risk of stroke, heart attack and other complications.
Some Women Lacked Heart Disease Awareness
Awareness of heart disease symptoms and risk factors can save lives. But a recent study showed that some women were lacking this vital knowledge.
Cholesterol Rx May Be Lifesaver for Diabetes Patients
For those with Type 2 diabetes, heart disease is a major cause of death. Cholesterol-cutting statins, however, may help fight heart disease and prolong lives.
Women Died of Heart Attack More Than Men
Heart attacks pose a serious risk of death to everyone, but recent research suggests that risk might be greater for young to middle-aged women.
Fitness May Counteract Cons of Sedentary Life
A sedentary lifestyle may not seem dangerous, but it can put good health in peril. Some physical activity, however, may remedy its ill effects.
Heart Disease May Be More Dangerous for Underweight Patients
Being overweight or obese is usually considered a risk factor for heart disease. But overweight or obese heart disease patients may not be the ones most at risk of dying from a heart condition.
Commonly Ignored Heart Attack Symptoms
About one in four deaths are caused by heart disease each year but early detection can drastically improve your treatment options.Check out these symptoms and risk factors for heart disease.
Testosterone Therapy Not Linked to Heart Attack
As men age, their bodies may start to produce less testosterone. In some cases, men may need to use testosterone therapy to prevent certain health problems. However, some research suggests that testosterone therapy could raise the risk for heart attack.
Avoiding Tobacco After a Heart Attack: A Healthy Choice
After a heart attack, quitting smoking can be a life-saving health decision. Could quitting smokeless tobacco have the same effect?
Advances Help Diagnose Women’s Heart Disease
While heart disease affects both sexes, testing for it originally developed according to symptoms in men. Research has now recognized gender differences that may help prevent and treat the condition.