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Angina is chest pain or discomfort that occurs when an area of your heart muscle doesn't get enough oxygen-rich blood. Angina may feel like pressure or squeezing in your chest. The pain also may occur in your shoulders, arms, neck, jaw, or back. It can feel like indigestion.
Drugs for treatment of stroke, vascular dementia show promising results in early trial

Drugs for treatment of stroke, vascular dementia show promising results in early trial

More children linked with greater risk of heart disease

More children linked with greater risk of heart disease

Research: Pure omega-3 prescription drug significantly reduces the occurrence of ischemic events

Research: Pure omega-3 prescription drug significantly reduces the occurrence of ischemic events

Study shows ticagrelor is equally safe and effective as clopidogrel after heart attack

Study shows ticagrelor is equally safe and effective as clopidogrel after heart attack

Study indicates the benefits of stopping aspirin in heart attack patients

Study indicates the benefits of stopping aspirin in heart attack patients

Depression screening does not improve quality of life in heart attack patients

Depression screening does not improve quality of life in heart attack patients

Yearly flu shot may also protect from having a heart attack

Yearly flu shot may also protect from having a heart attack

Risk factors and noninvasive diagnostic assessment of NOCAD in women

Risk factors and noninvasive diagnostic assessment of NOCAD in women

Research finds reasons for sudden cardiac death in patients with stable ischemic disease

Research finds reasons for sudden cardiac death in patients with stable ischemic disease

Use of e-cigarettes increases risk of stroke, heart attack, coronary heart disease

Use of e-cigarettes increases risk of stroke, heart attack, coronary heart disease

Benzodiazepines may improve survival in congestive heart failure

Benzodiazepines may improve survival in congestive heart failure

Poor cardiorespiratory fitness could increase risk of future heart attack, finds new study

Poor cardiorespiratory fitness could increase risk of future heart attack, finds new study

Eisai enters into agreement with Eurofarma for its anti-obesity agent lorcaserin

Eisai enters into agreement with Eurofarma for its anti-obesity agent lorcaserin

Statins associated with low risk of side effects

Statins associated with low risk of side effects

Cholesterol-lowering drug reduces chance of having second heart problems or stroke

Cholesterol-lowering drug reduces chance of having second heart problems or stroke

Study highlights need for interventions to improve statin use among older adults

Study highlights need for interventions to improve statin use among older adults

Validation of non-invasive stent monitoring techniques

Validation of non-invasive stent monitoring techniques

Eisai enters into agreement with Eurofarma for development and sales of lorcaserin in 17 countries

Eisai enters into agreement with Eurofarma for development and sales of lorcaserin in 17 countries

New DNA test can predict adult heart attack risk much earlier in life

New DNA test can predict adult heart attack risk much earlier in life

Henry Ford Hospital cardiologists are first in the U.S. to implant device for hard-to-treat angina

Henry Ford Hospital cardiologists are first in the U.S. to implant device for hard-to-treat angina