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Growth in teen risk factors may promote heart disease testing
Date: 2009-10-27 20:52:36
Teenagers may wish to monitor their risk for heart disease and stroke through diagnostic testing after a recent study revealed that about 20 percent of 14- and 15-year-olds experience high blood pressure.... Full Story

Inflammation testing shows cocoa improves heart health
Date: 2009-10-23 20:17:10
Lab testing for inflammatory markers associated with heart disease found that ingesting the cocoa found in chocolate can reduce inflammation and increase levels of the beneficial cholesterol, HDL.... Full Story

Researchers: Pistachios can deter obesity, diabetes
Date: 2009-10-13 22:14:10
Following a recommendation that Americans limit their sugar intake by the American Heart Association (AHA), some researchers are parading pistachios as a way to moderate sugar consumption.... Full Story

Mouse stem-cell study examines heart repair
Date: 2009-10-12 21:19:40
Scientists have taken the first steps toward producing the "heart patch," a design for a medical implement used to repair damage from heart disease, a new study suggests.... Full Story

Doctors stretching for heart disease tests
Date: 2009-10-09 21:28:20
A new method in heart disease testing may provide doctors and patients with valuable insight into individual heart health, according to research.... Full Story

Pomegranate juice reduces artery thickness, according to lab tests
Date: 2009-10-06 22:15:39
Consuming a daily serving of pomegranate juice may slow the progression of some types of heart conditions, according to new research.... Full Story

Study: Prolonged stress common in stroke victims
Date: 2009-10-05 21:53:47
A study undertaken by researchers in Sweden suggests that significant, prolonged stress may be a factor in causing strokes.... Full Story

New technology may prevent symptoms of heart failure
Date: 2009-10-01 22:23:18
The introduction of new technology to pacemakers and defibrillators may be effective in treating mild cases of heart failure, new research indicates.... Full Story

CDC: Low fruit vegetable consumption could cause heart disease
Date: 2009-10-01 22:19:00
A government study reported that no state in the U.S. achieved national objectives for consuming fruits and vegetables, as set by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.... Full Story

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