• Fewer women know heart attack risks or get ideal treatments

    Added On : 29th October 2015

    Heart_palpitations.jpgYoung women may be less aware than men of risk factors for cardiovascular disease and less likely to receive procedures needed after the deadliest type of heart attack, two U.S. studies suggest.

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  • Heart Disease Gene 'Found in Women'

    Added On : 26th October 2015

    Woman with chest pain file pictureScientists have identified a gene that puts women at higher risk of heart disease, an early study suggests.

    The work showed that women who had a particular version of the BCAR1 gene were more likely than other women to have heart attacks and strokes.

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  • Male and female hearts age differently, study finds

    Added On : 25th October 2015

    660_couple_running.jpgMen and women will always have their differences, but a new analysis finds that these differences extend to heart anatomy. 

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  • Botox Might Prevent AFib After Bypass Surgery

    Added On : 21st October 2015

    Image result for Botox Might Prevent AFib After Bypass SurgeryInjectable toxin helped thwart atrial fibrillation, researchers report

    Botox isn't just for crow's feet anymore. The injectable wrinkle concealer may also help prevent development of an irregular heart rhythm after bypass surgery, new research suggests.

    Atrial fibrillation, or a-fib, as the abnormal heartbeat is sometimes called, can lead to serious problems, including kidney damage, stroke or death.

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  • Sleep Apnea May Raise Women's Heart Risk

    Added On : 18th October 2015

    Findings highlight the need to screen women for the nighttime breathing disorder, experts say

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  • For Most U.S.Adults, "Heart Age" Exceeds Real Age

    Added On : 17th September 2015

    Do you know your “heart age?” It might be a better predictor of heart attack and stroke than your real age, according to researchers at the the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).

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  • New Drug Lowers Levels of Triglycerides: Study

    Added On : 30th July 2015

    Image result for ISIS 304801 triglyceridesBut it's not yet ready for standard care

    An experimental drug dramatically lowers blood levels of potentially harmful triglycerides, a new study finds.

    Triglycerides are a type of blood fat created by the food you eat. At very high levels, they can cause heart problems and pancreatitis, an inflammation of the pancreas.

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  • White Men May Get Better Treatment for AFib

    Added On : 30th July 2015

    Women and minorities with atrial fibrillation less likely to receive standard of care, study says

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  • New statin guidelines efficient and cost effective...

    Added On : 21st July 2015

    0_21_blood_clot_450New statin guidelines efficient and cost effective, studies find

    New guidelines for prescribing cholesterol-lowering medications are efficient and cost-effective, according to two new studies.

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  • FDA Approves New Drug for Heart Failure

    Added On : 20th July 2015

    Image result for FDA Approves New Drug for Heart Failure ENTRESTOEntresto was granted 'fast track' approval by the agency

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first in a new class of drugs that show promise for combating heart failure.

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