Health News

A New Rx to Prevent Heart Attack and Stroke
The US Food and Drug Administration has approved a new treatment option for the prevention of stroke and heart attack.
The Risk of Early Heart Attacks
Despite improvements in recent years, having a heart attack at a young age may still mean a higher risk of premature death, a new study found.
A Fishy Way to Heart Attack Healing
Fish oil might be able to help the heart recover after a heart attack, a new study found.
FDA Approves First Absorbable Stent
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first absorbable stent for coronary artery disease (CAD).
Statins and Your Heart
For those with ischemic heart disease, statins are recommended. But not all patients may benefit from statins, according to a new JAMA Internal Medicine study.
When Heart Attacks Are Silent
Many heart attacks may be "silent," a new study found.
A Healthy Diet for Heart Patients
In patients with coronary artery disease, the Mediterranean diet may reduce heart attack and stroke risk, a new study found.
Breast Cancer Rx and Heart Disease Risk
Researchers have known little about the use of aromatase inhibitors and heart disease risk in breast cancer survivors — until now.
Is a Daily Aspirin Right for You?
The US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has issued a recommendation on taking aspirin for heart attack, stroke and colorectal cancer prevention for certain patients.
Alcohol: A Little Could Do Your Heart Good
An evening libation could be a whole lot more than just an opportunity to relax.