Guidelines May Miss Need for Statins in Many U.S. Blacks
SATURDAY, March 18, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. medical
organizations have conflicting guidelines on the use of
cholesterol-lowering statin drugs in blacks, a new study finds.
Remote Amazon Tribe May Have Healthiest Hearts on Earth
FRIDAY, March 17, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- A primitive Amazonian
tribe appears to have the best heart health in the world, living a
simple existence that inadvertently provides them extraordinary
protection against heart disease, researchers report.
Health Tip: Help Kids Maintain Healthy Cholesterol
(HealthDay News) -- Most people don't worry about high
cholesterol until they become adults, but the truth is that
cholesterol can be a problem in childhood.
Heart Disease Kicks in Earlier for Obese People
THURSDAY, March 9, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Overweight and obese
people tend to develop heart disease at an earlier age, living with
chronic illness for much longer than those of a healthy weight, a
new study shows.
1 in 7 Obese People Has Normal Blood Pressure, Cholesterol
THURSDAY, March 9, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Can people really be
healthy and obese?
Cholesterol's Impact on Heart Attack Risk May Change With Age
WEDNESDAY, March 8, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Cholesterol's
impact on heart attack may differ by age, new research
What Works Best to Help Overweight Folks Eat Healthier?
MONDAY, Feb. 27, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Getting overweight
adults to adopt new heart-healthy eating habits is an uphill
battle. But giving them a handout about nutrition may be better
than nothing, new research suggests.
Could Parkinson's Disease Raise Stroke Risk?
THURSDAY, Feb. 23, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- A large new analysis
suggests there may some type of link between Parkinson's disease
and the risk for stroke.
Unhealthy in Middle Age, Dementia in Old Age?
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 22, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Middle-aged men and
women at risk for heart disease may also face a higher chance of
dementia later in life, a new study suggests.
Race May Play Role in Recurrent Stroke
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 22, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Strokes bring with
them a heightened possibility of another attack, and new research
suggests black patients may be at especially high risk for