Vascular Disease News
Senate Special Committee on Aging: Finding an Alzheimer's Cure
B. Smith, restaurateur and author, testified before the Senate Special Committee on Aging on the importance of finding a cure for Alzheimer's disease by 2025.
Congestive Heart Failure Treatment May Offer Breakthrough
Experimental drug could be a game-changer against a disease that affects millions of Americans.
Best and Worst Health Trends of 2013
Each year comes with its own unique brand of health trends. Some wind up being passing fad diets, while others prove surprisingly on point. The key to healthy living is knowing which trends are worth your time. To that end, here are the year's shape-up and slim-down trends we'd like to forget—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
On Thanksgiving, Family of Baby With Rare Disease 'So Grateful'
A stranger who raffles his beloved race car to help a baby he’s never met. A caring, intrepid team of doctors halfway around the world who could save that baby’s life. And watching that wide-eyed baby giggle with his 3-year-old sister. They’re the moments that...
Baby With Rare Disease Closer To Getting Life-Saving Treatment in Belgium
It was after bath time and just before Jenna Buswell sat down to rock her 7-month-old son to sleep, when his body went limp. "It was awful. He was unconscious for 25 seconds and taken to the hospital by ambulance," Buswell said of her son, Casen. The infant is only one of 14 people in the world who
Raffle Winner Donates Prize Back for Sick Baby's Fundraiser
Good Samaritans in Washington state help raise money to support infant with rare vascular disease.
Metabolic Problems Linked to Cognitive Deficits in Teens
Reported by Dr. Tiffany Chao, ABC News Medical Unit: Growing waistlines may be associated with shrinking brains in teens, a new study found. The study of 110 American teenagers found those with metabolic syndrome — a combination of obesity, pre-diabetes, high blood pressure, high triglycerides...
Egg Study Not All It's Cracked Up To Be
A new study says eggs may be on par with cigarettes when it comes to heart health, but doctors and media critics say it’s not a fair comparison. Researchers at Western University in Canada surveyed 1,200 patients about their egg and cigarette consumption and used ultrasound to measure...