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Three weeks after delivering her first child, Amanda began to suffer from extreme fatigue, headaches, a tight chest and stomach pain.
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For the first time, a study suggests that being exposed to high levels of traffic pollution is linked to changes in the mass and size of the right chamber of the heart.
The National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute has awarded Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation scientist Hong Chen, Ph.D., a four-year, $1.6 million grant to further study the role of epsins in the development and progression of atherosclerosis.
A family history of premature cardiovascular disease is a marker of increased mortality risk in patients with hypertension, report researchers.
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The Smithsonian Institution's Board of Regents announced today it elected Dr. David J. Skorton, president of Cornell University and a board-certified cardiologist, as the 13th Secretary of the Smithsonian, effective July 2015.
And statins are the only drugs that have been consistently shown to have a substantial effect in reducing cholesterol and the risk of heart attacks, strokes and death in patients considered at high risk.
If we want to take charge of our health and keep health, there are five numbers that we should all know.
High blood pressure, high cholesterol, stress, smoking and drinking too much are all common health issues for men of a certain age - but the reality is that women suffer more.
Dr. James DiNicolantonio, a cardiovascular research scientist, said the longtime demonization of saturated fat is based on flawed science, and that a high-carb diet is responsible for obesity , heart disease, high cholesterol and early mortality.
It's long been known that traffic pollution carries health risks, with multiple studies linking it to heart attacks , autism and even early death .
Obese adolescents who do not get adequate sleep may be at a higher risk of heart disease, diabetes and stroke, a new study has warned.
Two distinct diet armies have formed in the battle against obesity. One side, backed by the USDA food pyramid, argues for low-fat diets that contain grains, veggies, fruit and moderate amounts of protein.
Emmy Award-winning executive producer Helene Lerner hosts this wake-up call for women to improve their cardiovascular health.
Actress AnnaSophia Robb walks the ramp at a fashion show in New York for The Heart Truth, a campaign to raise awareness of the risk of heart disease in women.