Cardiology Articles & Stories:

Kidney Problems, Heart Problems and E. Coli

Kidney Problems, Heart Problems and E. Coli E.Coli infection has been associated with an increased risk of developing hypertension, heart disease and kidney problems Read More

Stem Cells as a Treatment for Stroke

Stem Cells as a Treatment for Stroke In an exciting new clinical trial, neural stem cell therapy was used to treat a stroke patient for the first time. Read More

A Stressful Job Raises a Woman's Risk of Heart Disease

A Stressful Job Raises a Woman's Risk of Heart Disease A recent study conducted at the Women's Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts compared women in highly stressful occupations compared to women in less stressful occupations and found that stress had a significant impact on health. Read More

Can Less Exercise Actually Be Better for You?

Can Less Exercise Actually Be Better for You? Can less exercise actually be better for you? Yes, if it is the right kind of exercise. Read More

New Treatment for Heart Rhythm Disorders

New Treatment for Heart Rhythm Disorders Treating a common heart rhythm disorder by burning heart tissue with a catheter works dramatically better than drug treatments, according to a landmark study published in a recent issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). Read More

Four Predictors of Long Life

Four Predictors of Long Life Evidence is mounting that some rather surprising attributes and habits of a person's life can pretty well foretell whether that man or woman will live to a ripe old age. Here are four of them: -- Having strong legs. Leg strength translates into good flexibility, balance and endurance, which a... Read More

Switching to Polyunsaturated Fat Cuts Heart Disease Risk

Switching to Polyunsaturated Fat Cuts Heart Disease Risk Replacing saturated fat in one's diet with polyunsaturated fat appears to reduce the risk of coronary heart disease, a new investigative breakthrough reveals. Read More

Treadmill Exercise Helps Patients With Leg-Artery Disease

Treadmill Exercise Helps Patients With Leg-Artery Disease Patients with leg arteries partly or fully blocked by plaque, a condition that hinders walking and often produces debilitating leg pain, had their walking endurance and quality of life boosted by treadmill exercise, according to a recent study. The condition, known as peripheral artery dis... Read More

As Goes Oral Health, So Goes General Health

As Goes Oral Health, So Goes General Health Many studies are showing a persistent connection between gum disease and other ailments that afflict corners of the body far afield from the teeth. Specifically, when gingivitis (early-stage gum disease) or full-blown periodontal disease is present, it's often the case that doctors find that ... Read More

Mechanics of Sleep Apnea Show Why It's Perilous

Mechanics of Sleep Apnea Show Why It's Perilous Sleep apnea – in which a sleeping person repeatedly ceases breathing for intervals – restricts the brain’s blood flow and raises its blood pressure, eventually disrupting the brain’s ability to control these dynamics and shield itself from damage, a recent study showed... Read More

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