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What You Need to Know About Cholesterol

March 27, 2017. 7:00 PM EST. Heart expert explains the difference between good and bad types Read article


Heart Drug Digoxin May Raise Death Risk for Some Patients: Study

March 22, 2017 Those with irregular heartbeat are especially vulnerable right after starting the medicine, researcher says

ATMs, Coffee Shops Ideal Spots for Heart Defibrillators

March 20, 2017 Having the devices easily accessible might save the lives of more cardiac arrest victims

Pradaxa Beats Warfarin After Heart Rhythm Procedure: Study

March 20, 2017 Fewer bleeding problems reported among 'ablation' patients who took the newer blood thinner

Guidelines May Miss Need for Statins in Many U.S. Blacks

March 18, 2017 Individualized scans of the arteries may be a better means of spotting patients at risk, researchers say

Remote Amazon Tribe May Have Healthiest Hearts on Earth

March 17, 2017 Days spent hunting, farming and eating unprocessed foods keeps their arteries clear, researcher says

New Cholesterol Drugs May Beat Statins, But Price Tag Is High

March 17, 2017 Repatha, inclisiran lowered cholesterol levels even further, but first costs about $14,000 a year to take

Are Blood Thinners Overused in Patients With Irregular Heartbeat?

March 17, 2017 Those with low stroke risk might not benefit, new study contends

Taking Statins May Boost Heart Surgery Outcomes

March 16, 2017 Using cholesterol-lowering medications up to and on operation day linked to better survival rates in study

Stent Patients Face Higher Risk of Death After Bleeding, Clots

March 15, 2017 Prolonged treatment to prevent clots may increase bleeding risk in some patients, researchers warn

U.S. Medical Groups Sound the Alarm on Climate Change

March 15, 2017 Altered weather patterns may already hurt your health, nation's physicians warn

Many With Irregular Heartbeat Not on Meds They Need: Study

March 14, 2017 More than 80 percent of patients who suffered a stroke weren't getting adequate anti-clotting therapy

Fish Oil Pills May Help After Heart Attack, Specialists Say

March 13, 2017 But review does not find it can help prevent heart problems

Failed Fertility Treatments, Poorer Heart Health Later?

March 13, 2017 Study found small link, but researchers not sure if treatments or underlying health problems to blame

Your DNA May Determine How You Handle the Time Change

March 11, 2017 Researcher says genetics play a part in whether you're a night owl, which can make daylight saving a tough transition

Dizzy Spells in Middle-Age Tied to Dementia Risk Later

March 10, 2017 Rapid drops in blood pressure that cause light-headedness may do serious damage, study suggests