Mothers of Kids With Severe Birth Defects May Have Shorter Lives: Study
TUESDAY, Dec. 20, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A mother raising a
child with a major birth defect may face a higher risk of dying
early compared with a mother whose child doesn't have a birth
defect, Danish research suggests.
Women Fare Better Than Men After a Heart Valve Replacement
MONDAY, Dec. 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Women have a higher
survival rate than men after a specific type of heart valve
replacement procedure, a new study finds.
Chemo More Damaging to Hearts of Diabetics: Study
FRIDAY, Dec. 16, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A small study finds
that cancer patients who have diabetes may suffer worse heart
damage from chemotherapy, potentially boosting their risk of heart
Taking a Holiday Trip? Protect Yourself From Blood Clots
FRIDAY, Dec. 16, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Many Americans will
travel afar to celebrate the holidays, potentially putting
themselves at risk for deadly blood clots.
Smartphones Could Be a Boon to Heart Health Research
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 14, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Smartphones might
revolutionize cardiac research by giving instant, accurate insight
into the physical activity of people using them, a new study
A Lengthy, Stable Marriage May Boost Stroke Survival
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 14, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Stroke patients may
have better odds of surviving if they're in a long-term stable
marriage, a new study suggests.
Where You Live May Determine How You Die
TUESDAY, Dec. 13, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- People along the
southern stretch of the Mississippi River are more likely to die
from heart problems than anywhere else in the United States.
Beta Blockers May Not Be Best Heart Drugs for Dementia Patients
MONDAY, Dec. 12, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Beta blocker drugs are
often the go-to medication for people who've survived a heart
Certain Breast Cancer Drugs Tied to Blood Vessel Damage
FRIDAY, Dec. 9, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Women on breast cancer
drugs called aromatase inhibitors may show signs of early blood
vessel damage that could lead to heart disease, a small study
Heart Failure Protein May Signal Early Brain Damage
THURSDAY, Dec. 8, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Higher blood levels
of a specific heart disease protein are associated with brain
damage, a new study suggests.