Panel Backs Aspirin for Heart Health in Only Certain Adults
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Panel Backs Aspirin for Heart Health in Only Certain Adults

LAURAN NEERGAARD, AP Medical Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — A government task force says a daily…

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Blood Pressure Swings May Raise Risk Of Heart Attack, Stroke Or Fatal Heart Disease
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Blood Pressure Swings May Raise Risk Of Heart Attack, Stroke Or Fatal Heart Disease

(HNGN) – A team of researchers studied the association between blood pressure swings and heart…

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Researchers to Examine Why Minorities Hit Harder by Stroke and Heart Disease
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Researchers to Examine Why Minorities Hit Harder by Stroke and Heart Disease

Special to the NNPA via The North Dallas Gazette   As part of the American…

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One-Third of Americans Have a Syndrome That Could Kill Them — Do You?
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One-Third of Americans Have a Syndrome That Could Kill Them — Do You?

(News Quench) – An alarming 34.7 percent of Americans have a condition known as metabolic…

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Clinical Trials Find Stents Improve Survival Rate for Stroke Patients
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Clinical Trials Find Stents Improve Survival Rate for Stroke Patients

(The Star-Tribune) – Surgeons who operate on blood vessels in the brain are hailing new…

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Blood Transfusions Could Reduce Strokes in Kids With Sickle-Cell Anemia
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Blood Transfusions Could Reduce Strokes in Kids With Sickle-Cell Anemia

  (Time) – A new trial involving nearly 200 children with sickle-cell anemia found that…

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Family Thankful for Son’s Recovery
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Family Thankful for Son’s Recovery

by Jennifer Ffrench-Parker Special to the NNPA from the Crossroads News Jeremiah Truesdale, front right,…

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3 Factors Detrimental to Obesity-Related Heart Disease
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3 Factors Detrimental to Obesity-Related Heart Disease

[FoodProductDesign.com] BOSTON—High blood pressure, serum cholesterol and blood glucose explain approximately 50% of the increased…

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New Cholesterol Drug Guidelines: Q&A
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New Cholesterol Drug Guidelines: Q&A