High cholesterol level is the major cause of strokes and heart attacks. Learning how to lower triglycerides and your cholesterol is vital to maintaining and keeping a healthy living lifestyle. Proper diet and regular exercise are just two of the many ways you can help to lower your bad cholesterol a
The FDA has approved a qualified health claim for olive oil, saying it can reduce the risk of heart disease.
A general mini-look at diabetes, heart disease, and stroke. What some of the causes may be and some prevention ideas.
High density lipoproteins (HDL) cholesterol levels are known as your good fats while your bad fats is known as low density lipoproteins (LDL). The main function of the HDL type is to reduce the production and absorption of the bad type.
Maybe you don't even know that your blood pressure is high because normally you can't feel it. Some feel a slight headache but most people don't feel anything.
What differs in the two major parts of the Emerald Isle -- in terms of cardiovascular disease and stroke mortality?
Myocardial perfusion imaging has been shown to be an accurate technique for detecting coronary artery disease (CAD) and determining prognosis.
Angina is the most common presentation of coronary heart disease, but patients may not know what choices they have for treatment. . .
Hit the highlights from this year's British Cardiovascular Society 2014 Annual Conference.
Identify risk factors for AF in postmenopausal women and find out what risk factors to target.
ACC 2006: This FDA-mandated post-approval surveillance study of a carotid stent and distal embolic protection system demonstrates that the procedure can be performed safely and effectively, independent of operator experience.
According to the Center for Disease Control in Atlanta, about 25% of the population suffers from HBP. However, on closer examination certain groups are much more at risk.For example, Hispanic and White populations, on average, have relatively low HBP rates in the US at 20% and 23% respectively. Blac
Food is often the way to a healthy heart and when it comes to preventing and treating heart disease this is very true. You can increase your risk of the condition if you eat foods that are very high in fats especially saturated fats. Saturated fats can be found in many of the processed foods and dai
Does administration of low-molecular weight heparin during the index hospitalization outperform unfractionated heparin as adjunctive therapy for fibrinolytic therapy among patients who undergo PCI?
Will randomized studies of patent foramen ovale closure in deep sea divers and others show reduction in migraine headaches, or is a turbo-placebo-effect taking place?
Will a bi-weekly injection be what saves the day for patients with hypercholesterolemia?
Does eplerenone delay onset of LVSD in asymptomatic patients with moderate to severe aortic stenosis?
Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) has emerged as a new and important risk factor for cardiovascular disease. Is OSA more risky for African Americans?
Thank God for VPs with heart problems. Thanks to Vice President Dick Cheney, the American public is now up to speed on heart attacks, clogged arteries, stents that open clogged arteries, and scar tissue that grows in the stents that are put in to open clogged arteries.