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November 08, 2015

Cardiac Concerns Not High on Women's Lists: Survey

SUNDAY, Nov. 8, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Heart disease is the leading cause of death among American women, but few feel a personal link with the disease, new research shows.

3-D Computer Modeling Might Improve Children's Heart Transplants

SUNDAY, Nov. 8, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new 3-D computer modeling system may help surgeons choose the best-sized donor heart for children who need a heart transplant, new research finds.

Heart Disease Deaths Declining Among Those With Rheumatoid Arthritis: Study

SUNDAY, Nov. 8, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Heart disease-related deaths among Americans with rheumatoid arthritis are on the decline, according to a new study.

Home Cooking May Help Keep Type 2 Diabetes at Bay

SUNDAY, Nov. 8, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Nothing beats the taste and comfort of a home-cooked meal, and Harvard researchers say it also may help prevent type 2 diabetes.

Smoggy Days Linked to Most Severe Type of Heart Attack

SUNDAY, Nov. 8, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Air pollution increases the risk of a serious heart attack for those who have heart disease, a new study suggests.

Many Americans May Experience 'Silent' Heart Attack

SUNDAY, Nov. 8, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New research suggests that many Americans suffer "silent" heart attacks -- events that go unnoticed but are serious enough to leave scars on the heart.

Weight Loss May Help Control Common Irregular Heartbeat

SUNDAY, Nov. 8, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Overweight patients treated for a common type of irregular heartbeat are less likely to experience a relapse if they lose the extra pounds and maintain that healthier weight, two new studies suggest.

Studies Explore Link Between Diet, Rheumatoid Arthritis

SUNDAY, Nov. 8, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Your diet may influence your chances of developing rheumatoid arthritis, two new studies suggest.

'Practical' Walking Boosts Heart Health, Studies Find

SUNDAY, Nov. 8, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Your heart health may depend, at least in part, on the sidewalks and public transportation available in the community where you live, two new studies suggest.

'Cash for Lower Cholesterol' Program Works With Doc-Patient Teams

SUNDAY, Nov. 8, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- What if you could get paid to improve your health? That was the premise behind a new study that offered cash rewards to help people lower their cholesterol levels.

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