Social and practical barriers keep heart failure patients from benefits of exercise therapy.
Are you getting enough quality sleep? Are you sleeping longer than you should? Poor sleep habits may put you at higher risk for early signs of heart disease when compared to those who get adequate, good quality sleep, according to a study published in the American Heart Association journal Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology.
People who regularly achieved twice the minimum federally recommended levels of physical activity had 20 percent lower risk of developing heart failure than those who met the minimum. People who regularly got four times the minimum physical activity recommendations had 35 percent lower risk, according to research published in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation.
Young women (under age 55) are less likely than young men to be prescribed or to fill their prescription after a heart attack,according to new research in the American Heart Association journal Circulation:Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes.
Cities nationwide should consider using mobile phones and apps to connect people in cardiac arrest with nearby CPR-trained rescuers, say new guidelines from the American Heart Association.
Women who experience traumatic events or develop post-traumatic stress disorder may have a greater risk of heart attacks and strokes than women without such a history, according to new research.
Blacks are more likely than whites to experience sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) and at a much earlier age, according to research published in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation.
People who gradually increase how much salt they eat and people who habitually eat too much salt both face an increased risk of developing high blood pressure, according to a study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association.
Nearly half of Hispanic adults were unaware they have high cholesterol, and less than a third receive any kind of treatment for it, according to a new study in the Journal of the American Heart Association.
For the first time, experts urge early monitoring for heart and blood vessel disease among teens with major depression or bipolar disorder, according to an American Heart Association scientific statement.
Moderate drinking in later years may damage heart
Calling 911 in rural areas leads to faster heart attack care