Common painkillers double risk of heart attack, stroke, study says
Many reach for painkillers to get rid of headaches or reduce fever, but the common pills could raise your risk of heart disease or Read more on AJC
Heavy Teen Boys May Face Higher Heart Disease Risk as Adults
Just a few extra pounds during adolescence may translate into higher odds for heart disease in Read more on HealthDay
Ultraprocessed foods are easy, cheap and could be killing you
Ultraprocessed" describes many foods, including pre-prepared dishes found in grocery store freezers, packaged baked goods, dehydrated soups, ice cream, sugary cereals and fizzy Read more on CNN
Stimulant Potentially Dangerous to Health, FDA Warns
dietary supplements containing dimethylamylamine (DMAA) are no longer distributed or available for sale to consumers Read more on FDA.gov
Exercise Boosts Memory in Patients With Heart Failure
Two-thirds of patients with heart failure have cognitive problems, according to research presented at EuroHeartCare 2019, a scientific congress of the European Society of Cardiology. Read more
Meat Proteins Increase Risk of Heart Disease by 60%
Research finds that frequent meat consumption results in a sharp uptick in the baseline risk of cardiovascular disease. Studies suggest determining the effect of amino acids in meat Read more
Green tea compound holds promise for preventing heart attacks
It’s not a huge newsflash that green tea has some pretty impressive health benefits, but a new study has identified a specific compound found in the tea that could be recruited into Read more
5 highlights from the CDC’s latest report on heart disease
The CDC’s most recent Health, United Statesreport, released this April, reveals the extent to which racial and ethnic disparities in the U.S. affect cardiovascular care and rates of Read more
CPAP Mask Not a Prescription for Heart Troubles
Using a breathing device to treat sleep apnea may help you get a good night’s rest, but it might not lower your risk of dying from a stroke or heart condition, a new analysis Read more
Here’s How Middle-Aged People, Especially Women, Can Avoid a Heart Attack
Physical fitness is good for the heart, brain and overall health. But a specific type called cardiorespiratory fitness may help predict the odds of having a heart attack, especially for Read more
5 Minute Breathing Technique May Benefit The Brain & Heart
Inspiratory Muscle Strength Training has been shown in preliminary research to boost cognitive and physical performance as well as cardiovascular health. Source: 5 Minute Breathing Read more
Lifestyle Changes for Heart Attack Prevention
The American Heart Association offers these lifestyle changes to prevent heart attack including quitting smoking, good nutrition, reducing cholesterol, lowering blood pressure, being Read more
Omega-6 fatty acids may help prevent heart disease 
The higher the linoleic acid level in the body, the lower the risk of cardiovascular diseases, according to new study analysing nearly 70,000 people in 13 different countries. Linoleic acid Read more
Veggies, Fruits and Grains Keep Your Heart Pumping
As if you needed any more proof that fruits, vegetables and whole grains are good for you, a new study finds they may cut your chances of heart failure by 41%. Source: Veggies, Fruits and Read more
Diabetes Drug Metformin May Help Reverse Serious Heart Condition
Researchers say the commonly prescribed diabetes drug helps lower blood pressure, a key factor in reversing symptoms caused by left ventricular hypertrophy. Source: Diabetes Drug Metformin Read more
Can your earlobes predict risk for heart attack? If you’re under 60 they can!
Today and tell him the story about when I thought my patients wife was absolutely crazy but it turned out that she was right. There is a little thing mostly unknown in the Healthcare Read more
Diabetes in pregnancy tied to future heart disease risk
Women with pregnancy-related diabetes are at higher risk for developing cardiovascular disease in the decade after childbirth, a research review suggests. Source: Diabetes in pregnancy tied Read more
Sedentary lifestyle increases risk for CVD in older women
Older women who were sedentary for long periods of time throughout the day had an increased risk for CVD, according to a study published in Circulation. Source: Sedentary lifestyle Read more
Stroke in a can? Study warns of diet drinks’ health risks for women 50 and older
A new study shows women 50 and above who consume more than one diet drink a day have a higher risk for strokes and heart attacks. Source: Stroke in a can? Study warns of diet drinks’ Read more
Scientists link protein to increased risk for heart disease, stroke
Researchers have zeroed in on a key protein linked to diabetes, heart disease and stroke, a new study says. Source: Scientists link protein to increased risk for heart disease, Read more