Heart Disease News and Research

Latest Heart Disease News and Research

Ghrelin may help reduce obsesity in children with genetic disorder

Ghrelin may help reduce obsesity in children with genetic disorder

Older people fail to recognise the signs of cardiac arrest

Older people fail to recognise the signs of cardiac arrest

Updated guidelines for treatment of blood cholesterol

Updated guidelines for treatment of blood cholesterol

Findings alleviate concerns of physicians reluctant to prescribe beta-blockers because of cardiovascular adverse effects

Findings alleviate concerns of physicians reluctant to prescribe beta-blockers because of cardiovascular adverse effects

Fluoxetine, orlistat, and sibutramine can diabetics achieve significant weight loss

Fluoxetine, orlistat, and sibutramine can diabetics achieve significant weight loss

New guidelines for pulmonary arterial hypertension caution the use of calcium channel blockers

New guidelines for pulmonary arterial hypertension caution the use of calcium channel blockers

Increasing levels of growth hormone may be an effective treatment for HIV lipodystrophy

Increasing levels of growth hormone may be an effective treatment for HIV lipodystrophy

Stress may increase risk for the most common type of uterine cancer

Stress may increase risk for the most common type of uterine cancer

New hi-tech football shirt that alerts managers to players heart rate and hydration levels

New hi-tech football shirt that alerts managers to players heart rate and hydration levels

First successful gene therapy that mimics the action of calcium channel blockers

First successful gene therapy that mimics the action of calcium channel blockers

Dexrazoxane reduces heart damage caused by childhood leukemia treatment with doxorubicin (Adriamycin)

Dexrazoxane reduces heart damage caused by childhood leukemia treatment with doxorubicin (Adriamycin)

Evidence is emerging that adult stem cells from bone marrow have therapeutic potential for restoring cardiac cells

Evidence is emerging that adult stem cells from bone marrow have therapeutic potential for restoring cardiac cells

New guidelines for treating heart attacks

New guidelines for treating heart attacks

Genes linked to cardiovascular disease more common among African Americans than those of European descent

Genes linked to cardiovascular disease more common among African Americans than those of European descent

Mediterranean diet lowers levels of markers for inflammation and coagulation which have been linked to heart disease

Mediterranean diet lowers levels of markers for inflammation and coagulation which have been linked to heart disease

Pfizer focuses on enabling America's 43 million uninsured to obtain medicines at significant savings

Pfizer focuses on enabling America's 43 million uninsured to obtain medicines at significant savings

Anticoagulant therapy with enoxaparin is an effective alternative to heparin therapy for patients with acute coronary syndromes

Anticoagulant therapy with enoxaparin is an effective alternative to heparin therapy for patients with acute coronary syndromes

Protein controls acid in cells by direct detection of volume changes

Protein controls acid in cells by direct detection of volume changes

Maths, not medicine, could prevent fatal heart attacks

Maths, not medicine, could prevent fatal heart attacks

Even in the middle of a heart attack, women are less likely than men to think their symptoms are heart-related

Even in the middle of a heart attack, women are less likely than men to think their symptoms are heart-related