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2 diabetes drugs could spike heart attack risk

Two diabetes drugs could spike heart attack risk

Two drugs commonly prescribed to treat Type 2 diabetes carry a high risk of cardiovascular events, including heart attack, stroke, heart failure, or amputation,...

Same genes link heart disease and Alzheimer’s

By studying DNA from more than 1.5 million people, researchers have identified points of DNA that increase the risk of cardiovascular disease and also...
New treatment may help reduce artery-clogging plaque

New treatment may help reduce artery-clogging plaque

In a recent review study, researchers have proposed a unique treatment in humans to reduce the early onset of atherosclerosis, the buildup of the...

Are smartwatches really a smart idea for your heart health?

As holiday shopping begins to reach its peak, many consumers will be flocking to their computers and nearest tech stores to purchase big-ticket items...
10 facts every woman should know about heart disease

10 facts every woman should know about heart disease

Nearly every minute, a woman dies from heart disease in the United States – it is the number one killer of women, causing one...
How to prevent or treat high blood pressure

How to treat high blood pressure effectively

About 1 in 3 adults in the U.S. has high blood pressure, but many don’t realize it. High blood pressure is sometimes called a “silent...

Coronary calcium test could help clarify heart disease risk – and control cholesterol

When doctors are sorting out what to do about a patient's cholesterol, a key calculation is that patient's future risk for developing heart disease....
High Blood Cholesterol

Why high blood cholesterol is so harmful

To understand high blood cholesterol, it helps to learn about cholesterol. Cholesterol is a waxy, fat-like substance that’s found in all cells of the body. Your...
Exercise plays a key role in a heart-healthy lifestyle

Exercise plays a key role in a heart-healthy lifestyle

Exercise and physical activity are of vast global importance to prevent and control the increasing problem of heart disease and stroke, according to a...

You may not be aware that these 7 things could harm your heart

Many things in daily life can cause heart disease. For example, smoking, foods high in saturated fat, sugar, and salt, lack of exercise and obesity...

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A new way to activate stem cells to make hair grow

A new way to activate stem cells to make hair grow

UCLA researchers have discovered a new way to activate the stem cells in the hair follicle to make hair grow. The research, led by scientists...
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5 most popular supplements for weight loss success

Losing weight and keeping it off with diet and exercise alone can be hard, no matter how active and athletic you are. But there are...
5 exercises that do wonders for your health

5 exercises that do wonders for your health

If you’re not an athlete or serious exerciser — and want to work out for your health or to fit in your clothes better...
11 tests that could help detect and diagnose pancreatic cancer

11 tests that could help detect and diagnose pancreatic cancer

Pancreatic cancer is usually diagnosed with tests and procedures that make pictures of the pancreas and the area around it. The process used to find...
8 common complications of high blood pressure

8 common complications of high blood pressure

Because high blood pressure diagnosis is based on blood pressure readings, this condition can go undetected for years, as symptoms do not usually appear...