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Fructose may increase heart risk more than glucose
Date: 2009-04-24 20:38:43
Drinks sweetened with fructose may increase risk factors for heart disease far more than drinks sweetened with glucose, according to a study appearing in the Journal of Clinical Investigation.... Full Story

Heart disease risk higher for 'pre-diabetics'
Date: 2009-04-23 21:19:06
Impaired glucose tolerance, even when not classified as diabetes, can increase the risk of heart disease for older adults, according to a new study.... Full Story

Breastfeeding may protect mothers from heart disease
Date: 2009-04-23 20:45:44
New research suggests that breastfeeding may help protect women from heart disease later in life.... Full Story

Researchers may have pinpointed regulation of 'bad' cholesterol
Date: 2009-04-22 20:31:23
Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center may have located a protein that regulates "bad" cholesterol in the blood, according to a study appearing in the Journal of Biological Chemistry.... Full Story

'Silent' heart attacks may be more common than previously thought.
Date: 2009-04-21 22:59:52
Heart attacks that the patient does not notice, so-called "silent" heart attacks, may be much more common than was previously thought, according to researchers at Duke University Medical Center.... Full Story

Cancer gaining on heart disease as number one killer
Date: 2009-04-21 22:56:30
San Diego county became the latest region where cancer has overtaken heart disease as the number one cause of death, according to a report in the San Diego Union-Tribune.... Full Story

Study: Tart cherries increase antioxidant activity
Date: 2009-04-21 22:37:19
Eating as little as one and a half cups of tart cherries can significantly increase the antioxidant activity in the body, according to researchers presenting at the 2009 Experimental Biology meetings in New Orleans. High antioxidant activity in the blood has been linked to reduced risk of heart disease and is believed to have anti-inflammatory effects.... Full Story

Researchers: Mediterranean diet may be most heart healthy
Date: 2009-04-14 18:16:38
In a massive review of more than 50 years of heart disease and diet research, researchers from McMasters University in Hamilton, Ontario, found that despite many claims, only some food groups and diet patterns have evidence of real benefit. The study appears in the latest Archives of Internal Medicine.... Full Story

Study suggests energy drinks may lead to high blood pressure
Date: 2009-04-06 20:44:04
People who suffer from high blood pressure or heart disease may want to avoid drinking energy drinks, according to a new study.... Full Story

Study: Statins may help reduce risk of developing blood clots
Date: 2009-04-01 23:08:10
A certain cholesterol-lowering drug, mainly used to prevent heart disease, may have an added benefit for people with a healthy level of cholesterol, according to a new study.... Full Story

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