A technique known as remote ischemic preconditioning may lower the risk of acute kidney injury following heart surgery by 15%, show the results of a new study.
A new study suggests that two tests commonly used in the assessment of chronic kidney disease could also be used to predict the risk of cardiovascular disease.
Every year, an estimated half-million Americans undergo surgery to have a stent prop open a coronary artery narrowed by plaque. But sometimes the mesh tubes get clogged.
Carrying extra body fat increases the risk for diabetes, heart disease and stroke, and also increases risk of cancer recurrence after a breast cancer diagnosis.
Study finds one-third of Chinese Americans did not perceive their body weight correctlyWorldwide, obesity is becoming more prevalent.
African Americans at lower socioeconomic levels, particularly women and younger adults, are at greater risk of heart disease and stroke than those in higher socioeconomic positions, according to...
Elderly people who drink moderate amounts of alcohol may experience alterations to heart structure and poorer heart function, a new study finds, with women most at risk.
Adherence to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA) is linked to lower death rates in a low-income population in southeastern US.
Drinking two or more alcoholic beverages daily may damage the heart of elderly people, according to research in the American Heart Association journal Circulation: Cardiovascular Imaging.
A new study suggests that moderate to severe depression in patients with heart failure is associated with a fivefold increase in all-cause mortality.