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Childhood Depression May Lead to Heart Disease by Teen Years

Children with depression are more likely to be obese, smoke and be inactive, and can show the effects of heart disease as early as...

Biological link between diabetes and heart disease

UC Davis Health system researchers have identified for the first time a biological pathway that is activated when blood sugar levels are abnormally high...
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Why Do Black Women Have A Higher Risk of Death from...

Among a group of women with symptoms of angina who were tested for a suspected coronary blockage, nearly 3 times as many black women...

MS drug shows promise for preventing heart failure from cardiac hypertrophy

A drug already approved to treat multiple sclerosis may also hold promise for treating cardiac hypertrophy, or thickening of the cardiac muscle--a disorder that...

4 lifestyle changes protect heart, cut risk of death

Study shows clear benefits of a healthy diet, exercise, maintaining normal weight and not smoking A large, multi-center study led by Johns Hopkins researchers has...

Growing new arteries, bypassing blocked ones

Scientific collaborators from Yale School of Medicine and University College London (UCL) have uncovered the molecular pathway by which new arteries may form after...

Cholesterol ups risk of Alzheimer’s, heart disease

Researchers at the Linda Crnic Institute for Down Syndrome and the University of Colorado School of Medicine have found that a single mechanism may...

Reducing salt and increasing potassium will have major global health benefits

Cutting down on salt and, at the same time, increasing levels of potassium in our diet will have major health and cost benefits across...

Common root for breast cancer, heart disease?

Women who are at risk for breast cancer may also be at greater risk for heart disease, new research has found. The majority of women...

New stats show America’s heart health needs improvement

America's heart and blood vessel health is far from ideal, according to data in the American Heart Association's "Heart Disease and Stroke Statistical Update 2012," published in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association. The update provi...

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