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Do you have high blood pressure? You might, based on new guidelines

Almost half of adults in the United States are now classified as hypertensive, following a change to the guidelines for high blood pressure.

Do you have high blood pressure? You might, based on new guidelines

Almost half of adults in the United States are now classified as hypertensive, following a change to the guidelines for high blood pressure.

Nuts may protect against heart disease

New research focuses on the benefits that different nut types have on cardiovascular health. Regular consumption may keep heart disease at bay.

Diabetes: Sudden cardiac death risk sevenfold higher in young people

A new Danish study suggests that young people with diabetes may have seven times the risk of sudden cardiac death than young people without the disease.

Eating too fast may lead to weight gain, heart disease

Japan-based researchers find that eating too fast may lead to metabolic syndrome, which is a cluster of risk factors for severe cardiometabolic conditions.

More TV viewing linked to higher risk of blood clots in veins

A large study finds that people's risk of developing blood clots in their veins rises with amount of TV viewing, even if they meet exercise guidelines.

Statin Medication Lowers Risk of Future Heart Attack And Stroke

Statins are the cholesterol-lowering medications when given to patients with a prior history of heart attack or stroke after discharge from the hospital improves outcomes, reveals a new study.

Prior surveys in hospitals found that statins, a common medication prescribed to lower cholesterol, aren't being used as consistently in patients who've been admitted to the hospital following a heart attack or stroke.

Researchers also found that when the medication is prescribed, dosing is likely ...

E-cigarettes may slow down your heart rate

A new study examines the effects of two aerosols commonly found in electronic cigarettes on the heart rate of mice and finds an adverse cardiac reaction.

What is a sinus arrhythmia?

Sinus arrhythmias commonly cause irregular heartbeats in children. In this article, we look at the symptoms, types, and outlook for sinus arrhythmia.

Financial worries may raise heart attack risk by 13-fold

Those who experience a significant level of financial stress are 13 times more likely to have a heart attack, according to new research.

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