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Completing that final round of chemotherapy and being declared cancer-free is an unquestionable personal health milestone.
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New Delhi, March 14: How you sleep is a major determinant of how well your heart functions.
Certain proteins in osteoclasts, a precursor to bone, may be used in helping to destroy cardiovascular calcification by dissolving mineral deposits, a team of researchers has learned.
To measure a patient's risk for heart disease, Dr. Anthony DeLuca measures blood pressure and cholesterol levels, but if he truly wants to get to the bottom of it, he now has a trump card: a $1 million-plus Positron Emission Tomography machine.
Same-day bilateral knee replacement surgery is safe for select patients with rheumatoid arthritis, researchers from Hospital for Special Surgery in New York have found.
As long as inexpensive statins, which lower cholesterol, are readily available and patients don't mind taking them, it doesn't make sense to do a heart scan to measure how much plaque has built up in a patient's coronary arteries before prescribing the pills, according to a new study by researchers at UC San Francisco.
Students at Midland Elementary School are jumping at a chance to help fight heart disease and stroke, our nation's number one and number three killers.
How do you check the cardiovascular function of a large gorilla male? Not very easily, as this story chronicled: usatoday.com/how-does-zoo-test-an-apes-heart .
The final autopsy results in the December death of Kalamazoo businessman Bill Wright reveal that he died of hypertensive heart disease caused by high blood pressure.
Women who experience gestational diabetes may face an increased risk of early heart disease later in life, even if they do not develop type 2 diabetes or metabolic syndrome subsequent to their pregnancy, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published today in the Journal of the American Heart Association .
Buy this photo RESEARCH: Prof Peter Rothwell and, below, members of his team, Dr Sara Mazzucco, Michelle Wilson, Dr Maria Tuna, Rose Wharton, Dr Nicky Lovett, Dr Helen Segal and Dr Stefan Greisenegger HE helps to prevent more than 10,000 UK people having a stroke every year, saving the NHS A 200m.
Being married has been associated with a lower mortality from ischemic heart disease in men, but there is less evidence of an association for women, and it is unclear whether the associations with being married are similar for incident and for fatal ischemic heart disease.
The company is offering a free bottle of its recently launched COQ10 supplement with every purchase of two or more bottles of omega 3 fish oil.
Hundreds are expected to attend in a show of solidarity aimed to send a collective gut punch to the heart of heart disease.
According to a study in the American Heart Association journal Hypertension , children in the UK are consuming too much salt, with much of it coming from breads and cereals.
Three weeks after delivering her first child, Amanda began to suffer from extreme fatigue, headaches, a tight chest and stomach pain.