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THURSDAY, April 4, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- With so many heartburn medications available over the counter, it might be surprising to learn that heartburn itself isn't a health condition, but rather a symptom of something else.

First, be sure to distinguish it from indigestion, which is primarily an uncomfortable fullness after eating. With heartburn, there's a burning sensation in you...

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 30, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- People who vape might increase their odds of suffering a stroke, heart attack or heart disease, a new study suggests.

Federal survey data revealed that compared with nonusers, people who use e-cigarettes have a:

  • 71 percent higher risk of stroke.
  • 59 percent higher risk of heart attack or angina.
  • 40 percent ...

THURSDAY, Aug. 30, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Exposure to toxic metals such as arsenic, lead, copper and cadmium is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular and heart disease, researchers report.

Their analysis of 37 studies that included nearly 350,000 people linked arsenic exposure to a 23 percent increased risk of coronary heart disease and a 30 percent increased risk of c...

TUESDAY, May 29, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- When it comes to preventing heart disease, vitamin and mineral supplements are probably a waste of money, a new research review concludes.

The findings, published May 28 in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, largely confirm what's already known: Supplements may be popular, but in most cases, there is no evidence they pro...

THURSDAY, May 24, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Sufferers of severe eczema may be at greater risk for heart attack, stroke and irregular heartbeat, British researchers report.

Although the added risk is small, it's important from a public health perspective because eczema affects up to 10 percent of adults, the researchers said.

Eczema is a term for several types of skin swelling...

FRIDAY, May 18, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Attention, middle-age couch potatoes: There's still time to lower your risk of heart failure, a condition affecting more than 5 million Americans.

Getting the recommended 150 minutes a week of moderate physical activity can reduce your risk in just six years, according to new research from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

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WEDNESDAY, May 2, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Older adults who like to bask in the heat of a sauna may be less likely to suffer a stroke, a new study suggests.

The study, of more than 1,600 Finnish adults, found that those who hit the sauna at least four times a week were about 60 percent less likely to suffer a stroke over the next 15 years -- versus people who had only one weekly sauna...

MONDAY, April 9, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Staying physically fit can help ward off heart trouble, even if your genetics put you at higher risk for clogged arteries, a new, large study suggests.

The researchers looked at nearly 500,000 middle-aged and older adults and found those with higher fitness levels were less likely to develop heart disease over six years. And that was true even...

MONDAY, March 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Many patients have low vitamin D levels before and after open heart surgery, but those levels can be restored to normal with supplementation, a new study suggests.

It included 150 patients who had elective open heart surgery. They generally had low levels of vitamin D before their operation, and the stress of surgery caused those levels to fa...

THURSDAY, March 1, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Optimism can benefit angina patients, according to researchers who suggest doctors can help these folks feel more hopeful.

Angina is chest pain that occurs when the heart isn't getting enough oxygen. The pain can be severe, and it's a common reason for emergency department visits.

Angina can have a major impact on quality of life, ...

FRIDAY, Feb. 23, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Women don't need to have blocked arteries to experience a heart attack, a new study points out.

Blocked arteries are a main cause of heart attack in men, according to researchers from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.

They found, though, that about 8 percent of women who have chest pain but no blocked arteries actually have...

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 15, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- ER doctors frequently use pricey but unnecessary tests to determine whether people with chest pain are having a heart attack, a new study reveals.

Results show that patients don't do any better when CT scans or treadmill stress tests are tacked onto the standard battery of diagnostic tests for chest pain patients.

"You don't need ...

FRIDAY, Nov. 3, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Heart experts are cautiously embracing the results of a new, landmark clinical trial that questions the value of opening blocked arteries to relieve chest pain.

Chest pain sufferers who received a stent -- a tiny wire mesh tube -- to reopen an obstructed artery did not show any more improvement than people who only took medicine to improve thei...

THURSDAY, Nov. 2, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- With findings that some experts believe could change cardiovascular care, a new study suggests that the placebo effect of stents in heart patients with chest pain may be far more pronounced than thought.

That could mean that drug therapy alone, rather than the pricey, artery-opening devices, is all that's needed for certain patients, the rese...

FRIDAY, Oct. 20, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- A combination of yoga and aerobic exercise may benefit people with heart disease, according to a new study.

"Combined Indian yoga and aerobic exercise reduce mental, physical and vascular stress and can lead to decreased cardiovascular mortality and morbidity," said study authors Sonal Tanwar and Dr. Naresh Sen, from Hridaya Ganesha Sunil Memo...

TUESDAY, Aug. 29, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- If the cold weather makes you shiver, your blood vessels and heart may be quivering, too -- and that may be enough to trigger a heart attack in some people, new research suggests.

The study found that more heart attacks occur when temperatures drop below freezing, suggesting people with plaques in their coronary arteries may not cope well wit...

MONDAY, June 26, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- If you have heart disease, unrelenting stress might hasten your death, researchers report.

Adults who suffered from persistent mental distress, including depression and anxiety, were nearly four times more likely to die from heart disease and almost three times more likely to die from any cause compared to stress-free folks, New Zealand resea...

THURSDAY, June 22, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Heart disease is the leading killer of U.S. women, but many women and their doctors don't recognize the danger.

A survey of more than 1,000 women between 25 and 60 years of age found 45 percent were unaware that heart disease is the No. 1 cause of death for women in America.

Most respondents said they had had a checkup in the past...

TUESDAY, May 2, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Patients who have heart valve surgery get better results and are more likely to survive if their surgeon does a lot of the operations, a new study.

Researchers from Mount Sinai Health System in New York City studied New York state data on patients who had a type of heart operation called mitral valve surgery between 2002 and 2013.

Da...