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Your Blood Pressure On Chinese Food

Your Blood Pressure On Chinese Food

Chinese cooking has become a popular treat in every corner of the world. Concerns over healthy eating have helped to widen its appeal. Some Chinese restaurants have even jumped on the bandwagon by advertising their fare as heart-healthy eating. But just how healthy is the Chinese diet?......[Read More]
Powerful Cholesterol Lowering Foods You Should Be Aware Of

Powerful Cholesterol Lowering Foods You Should Be Aware Of

I find it unbelievable how often cholesterol lowering foods are overlooked by those in the medical profession. You see, foods to help lower cholesterol are extremely effective. They have no side effects and they do much more than just lower your cholesterol. By increasing the amount of fiber and nut......[Read More]
Non-adherence to Antihypertensives Revealed

Non-adherence to Antihypertensives Revealed

Get hard-data on non-adherence to blood pressure lowering therapy, particularly in patients with suboptimal blood pressure control and those referred for renal denervation.......[Read More]
Oral Anticoagulant Drugs for Stroke Prevention in AF

Oral Anticoagulant Drugs for Stroke Prevention in AF

What are the differences in efficacy between the newer drugs for stroke prevention in patients with atrial fibrillation?......[Read More]
How To Reduce Bad Cholesterol Without Medications

How To Reduce Bad Cholesterol Without Medications

Even without an existing heart problem or a family history of heart diseases, there is always a good reason to find out how to reduce bad cholesterol. Young that you are, you may think that you are on the peak of health, yet you cannot be too complacent, either, because bad cholesterol levels can st......[Read More]
Five Best Heart Healthy Tips

Five Best Heart Healthy Tips

Are you interested in living a long and healthy life? Of course you are. All of us want to live long and be healthy.......[Read More]
Echocardiogram

Echocardiogram

Find WebMD's comprehensive coverage of echocardiogram, including medical reference, news, pictures, videos, and more.......[Read More]
Naturally Lowering Cholesterol in 3 Easy Steps

Naturally Lowering Cholesterol in 3 Easy Steps

If you are like me, you want to use ways to naturally lower cholesterol and avoid medication whenever possible.It's not that I think medication is wrong, but due to the side effects (both known and unknown) of the statin drugs on the market, it only makes sense to use a natural approach.......[Read More]
Does Cheese Clog Arteries?

Does Cheese Clog Arteries?

You might find it weird to ask such a question, however, does cheese clog arteries? This may not be an age old question, but it is one of the questions you should be keen on asking, especially if you're a cheese person and you love to eat cheese. Cheese is undoubtedly a dairy product and it is ......[Read More]
Heart Attack and Unstable Angina-Overview

Heart Attack and Unstable Angina-Overview

What is a heart attack?A heart attack occurs when blood flow to the heart is blocked. Without blood and the oxygen it carries, part of the heart starts to die. A heart attack doesn't have to be deadly. Quick treatment can restore blood flow to the heart and save your life.Your doctor might call......[Read More]
Stents Covered by Autologous Venous Grafts

Stents Covered by Autologous Venous Grafts

Find out about the long-term safety and effectiveness of these graft-covered stents in human coronary arteries.......[Read More]
MRI May Be the Future of Heart Disease Diagnosis

MRI May Be the Future of Heart Disease Diagnosis

A new magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) test may enable some heart patients to get the tests they need but formerly couldn't have.......[Read More]
Natural Ways That Should Help You With Heartburn Pain Alleviation

Natural Ways That Should Help You With Heartburn Pain Alleviation

Are you constantly suffering from acid reflux? Check out this article for cheap and natural remedies to deal with your heartburn symptoms.......[Read More]
Preventing Cardiovascular Disease in Primary Care

Preventing Cardiovascular Disease in Primary Care

When used in primary care, can a structured risk factor modification program for secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease improve outcomes?......[Read More]
Women Underrepresented in Heart Device Studies

Women Underrepresented in Heart Device Studies

Despite federal mandates to include more women in research studies, women are often underrepresented in trials evaluating heart devices including cardiac stents, implantable defibrillators, and other high-risk cardiac devices.......[Read More]
Age & Coronary Artery Disease

Age & Coronary Artery Disease

According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), coronary artery disease, or CAD, is the leading cause of death in the United States for both sexes. Over half a million U.S. residents die every year from this disease. Certain traits increase your chance of developing the condition, some of whic......[Read More]
Are Your Cholesterol Levels Through the Roof?

Are Your Cholesterol Levels Through the Roof?

A balanced diet can help in lowering the cholesterol level. In order to maintain a healthy and normal life it is mandatory to keep a check on the level of cholesterol within one's body. And to do so it is very essential to keep a check on the intake of the food. ......[Read More]
Is the Concept of Vulnerable Plaque Relevant to Practitioners?

Is the Concept of Vulnerable Plaque Relevant to Practitioners?

While the idea of identifying a local vulnerable plaque seems promising, is it relevant to practitioners?......[Read More]
Fracture Risk From Loop Diuretics Small

Fracture Risk From Loop Diuretics Small

Lasix and similar diuretic drugs that are widely prescribed for heart failure do not significantly raise the risk for bone fractures, new research shows.......[Read More]
How Exercise Can Lower Your Cholesterol

How Exercise Can Lower Your Cholesterol

You know exercise is good for you. Now you can find out why exercise matters in the battle against rising cholesterol levels and discover why that daily stroll around the block is not as good as a more rigorous workout.......[Read More]