Peripheral Arterial Disease News
Subtle Signs You Could Have a Heart Problem
Thanks to more education about healthy eating and advancements in treatment, fewer people die of heart disease than in the past. That said, clogged heart arteries are still the number-one cause of death in the United States. Although heart attack symptoms can be a scary first sign of trouble (and
Breast Cancer Treatment Takes Toll on Heart
Radiation therapy has value in breast cancer , but the benefit comes at the price of an increased risk of heart disease later on , a new study found. The risk of major coronary events rose after radiation therapy by an average of 7.4 percent for every gray (Gy) of exposure to the heart, with no
NSAID Use Tied to Men's Sexual Performance
Study Links Regular Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Use to Erectile Dysfunction
Diet Soda: Fewer Calories, Greater Stroke Risk?
Controversial Study Linking Diet Soda to Heightened Stroke Risk Draws Skepticism
Less Invasive Heart Valve Op Shows Promise
Alternative to Traditional Valve Replacement May Save Lives, Study Suggests
FDA Warns of Heart Risks With Diet Drug
Meridia shouldn't be used by those with history of heart problems, agency says.
Experts Push 7 Steps to Heart Health
In combination, these measures from the American Heart Association are 'the fountain of youth,' expert says.
New Anti-Clotting Drug Outperforms Plavix
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 13 (HealthDay News) -- A new clot-busting drug, Brilinta, may soon take the place of Plavix in treating patients with acute coronary syndrome, which includes angina and heart attack. In a new trial, the upstart drug, ticagrelor (Brilinta) reduced the risk of second heart attacks and
Ginkgo Biloba and Your Heart
A new study finds ginkgo biloba can help prevent peripheral vascular disease.
Ginkgo Won't Prevent Heart Attack, Stroke in Elderly
But the herbal supplement may help ward off peripheral artery disease, researchers say.