Oct 31

Death and hospitalization rates similar for people with heart disease living in rural or urban areas

Oct 31

Men with cardiovascular problems taking prostate cancer medications at greater risk of heart-related deaths

A new study has found that certain prostate cancer medications are linked with an increased risk of dying from heart-related causes in men with congestive heart failure or prior heart attacks.

Oct 30

Text messaging could motivate Latino adults to exercise

Latino adults at risk of heart disease exercise more after receiving motivational text messages five days a week, a pilot study suggests.Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) affects 13.

Oct 30

Heart failure linked to gut bacteria compound

New study finds that risk of death from heart failure in patients with the condition is linked to levels of the compound TMAO - a byproduct of gut bacteria - in their blood.

Oct 30

Aortic valve replacement appears safe, effective in very elderly patients

Oct 30

Women more likely than men to dismiss chest pain and delay seeking medical help for heart symptoms

Oct 30

Lack of transcription factor FoxO1 triggers pulmonary hypertension

Pulmonary hypertension is characterised by uncontrolled division of cells in the blood vessel walls. As a result, the vessel walls become increasingly thick.

Oct 29

Teenager whose death prompted murder investigation suffered a heart attack after inhaling gases

A TEENAGER whose death sparked a murder inquiry, suffered a heart attack after inhaling butane and propane gas, an inquest heard.

Oct 29

Researchers look for the best way to help shake too much sodium

Multiple times each day, about a third of blacks hold onto sodium - and higher blood pressure - for at least an hour after the stress that raised their pressure has passed, scientists say.

Oct 29

Hidden heart risk of prostate cancer drugs: Treatment found to treble risk of fatal attack among men who already have …

US academics found the treatment trebled the likelihood of death among men with existing heart problems. Cancer experts said the benefits of the treatment outweigh any possible risks.

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