'Extraordinary reduction' seen among middle-aged adults after enactment of health care law
While number of cancer drugs rose, development of new heart medicines stalled, study finds
But benefits of Pradaxa still outweigh risks for those with atrial fibrillation, experts say
For years, people have been told that low-dose aspirin can help reduce their risk of dying from a heart attack, stroke or cancer even if they are healthy. Now, this advice is being questioned.
Obese people who undergo weight loss surgery appear to reduce their risk of heart attack, stroke and death, Swedish researchers report.
Shorter hospital stays may be to blame, say researchers
Government task force held off on specific dose recommendations
Widely used statin drug helps lower bad cholesterol
Heart treatment might need to take gender into account, researcher says
In study, early morning hours were the worst time
Statins reduce heart risks without raising odds of cancer, other illnesses, research shows
The vitamin may increase stroke risk, researchers find
Dronedarone trial cut short after excess of deaths in patients with permanent form of atrial fibrillation
In early trial, it lowered LDL levels by up to 64 percent
Anxiety that cardio defibrillator will fire at wrong time inhibits sexual activity, study finds
Study of Washington state physicians, high school officials shows not enough are asking the right questions
The risk is highest among older people and those with a history of heart problems
While doing so lowers blood pressure, it might raise cholesterol, other risk factors for heart disease
Three teenage boys suffered heart attacks after smoking K2, a form of synthetic marijuana, according to a new case report.