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Training muscle strength could boost your heart health

A new study shows that regular physical exercise and muscle strength training could improve cardiovascular health. The finding is published recently in the scientific journal...
The more you smoke, the greater your risk of a heart rhythm disorder

The more you smoke, the greater your risk of a heart rhythm disorder

The more you smoke, the greater your risk of a heart rhythm disorder called atrial fibrillation. That’s the finding of a study published in the...
Antibodies could protect you from heart attacks

Antibodies could protect you from heart attacks

Antibodies could protect against heart attacks, according to a study by researchers from Imperial College London. The researchers, funded by the British Heart Foundation, studied...

Are die-hard football, other sports fans putting their hearts at risk?

Tailgate parties are kicking off the NFL's regular season, and if the brats and burgers, cheese dips and chili bowls aren’t enough to give...

Walking could help protect women from heart failure

In a new study from University at Buffalo, researchers found for the first time that walking more can strongly lower the risk of heart...
5 reasons you could develop heart disease before 50

5 reasons you could develop heart disease before 50

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, yet people generally associate it with an older, aging population. But heart attacks,...

Depression and anxiety may increase risk of heart attack and stroke

In a recent study, researchers find that people ages 45 or older who experience depression and anxiety may have a higher risk of cardiovascular...
7 habits make for a healthy heart — and brain, too

7 habits make for a healthy heart — and brain, too

There’s plenty of evidence showing that eating right, exercising and other good habits make for a healthy heart. Those behaviors help keep our brains...
When heart disease runs in the family

When heart disease runs in the family, exercise may be best defense

Exercise may be the best way to keep hearts healthy – and it works even for people with a genetic pre-disposition for heart disease,...

AI could predict heart disease better than doctors

In a recent study, researchers have used artificial intelligence (AI) to build a model that could predict the risk of death in patients with...