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Natural Cholesterol Remedies to Control Bad Cholesterol

Natural Cholesterol Remedies to Control Bad Cholesterol

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
Olive Oil Cleared for Heart-Healthy Claim

Olive Oil Cleared for Heart-Healthy Claim

The FDA has approved a qualified health claim for olive oil, saying it can reduce the risk of heart disease.
Diabetes, Heart Disease, and Stroke Could Happen To You

Diabetes, Heart Disease, and Stroke Could Happen To You

A general mini-look at diabetes, heart disease, and stroke. What some of the causes may be and some prevention ideas.
Do You Know How You Can Raise HDL Cholesterol Levels?

Do You Know How You Can Raise HDL Cholesterol Levels?

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.
Is Your Blood Pressure Too High?

Is Your Blood Pressure Too High?

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.
Heart Disease and Stroke in Neighbouring Countries

Heart Disease and Stroke in Neighbouring Countries

What differs in the two major parts of the Emerald Isle -- in terms of cardiovascular disease and stroke mortality?
Detection of Angiographically Significant Coronary Artery Disease

Detection of Angiographically Significant Coronary Artery Disease

Myocardial perfusion imaging has been shown to be an accurate technique for detecting coronary artery disease (CAD) and determining prognosis.
Do Angina Patients Understand Myocardial Revascularisation?

Do Angina Patients Understand Myocardial Revascularisation?

Angina is the most common presentation of coronary heart disease, but patients may not know what choices they have for treatment. . .
News From British Cardiovascular Society 2014 Conference

News From British Cardiovascular Society 2014 Conference

Hit the highlights from this year's British Cardiovascular Society 2014 Annual Conference.
Atrial Fibrillation in Postmenopausal Women

Atrial Fibrillation in Postmenopausal Women

Identify risk factors for AF in postmenopausal women and find out what risk factors to target.
CAPTURE: Evaluation of Carotid Stenting in Community Practice

CAPTURE: Evaluation of Carotid Stenting in Community Practice

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.
High Blood Pressure The Silent Killer

High Blood Pressure The Silent Killer

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
Heart Disease - 3 Foods For a Healthy Heart

Heart Disease - 3 Foods For a Healthy Heart

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
Percutaneous Coronary Intervention in Patients Receiving Enoxaparin

Percutaneous Coronary Intervention in Patients Receiving Enoxaparin

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?
Percutaneous Patent Foramen Ovale Closure Impact on Migraine

Percutaneous Patent Foramen Ovale Closure Impact on Migraine

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?
Alirocumab Subcutaneously as Monotherapy vs Ezetimibe

Alirocumab Subcutaneously as Monotherapy vs Ezetimibe

Will a bi-weekly injection be what saves the day for patients with hypercholesterolemia?
A Randomized Trial of the Aldosterone-Receptor Antagonist Eplerenone

A Randomized Trial of the Aldosterone-Receptor Antagonist Eplerenone

Does eplerenone delay onset of LVSD in asymptomatic patients with moderate to severe aortic stenosis?
Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Cardiovascular Disease in Blacks

Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Cardiovascular Disease in Blacks

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) has emerged as a new and important risk factor for cardiovascular disease. Is OSA more risky for African Americans?
Vascular Stroke Screening Helps Indicate Early Stroke Detection Risks

Vascular Stroke Screening Helps Indicate Early Stroke Detection Risks

Cardiovascular disease (heart and circulatory disease) causes more than one in four of all deaths in the UK - that's around 160,000 deaths a year. This figure includes deaths from stroke, heart attacks, heart failure, cardiomyopathy and atrial fibrillation.
Radiation Therapy May Be Next for VP Cheney

Radiation Therapy May Be Next for VP Cheney

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.