Health News - Cardiovascular/Cardiology

Heart health: Are women getting incorrect treatment?
A new review investigates sex differences in cardiometabolic disorders. The authors conclude that women are more at risk of receiving the wrong treatment. (Medical News Today)

Best supplements for lowering blood pressure
Some people take dietary supplements to help reduce high blood pressure. Do these supplements work, and are they safe? Learn what the research says. (Medical News Today)

Study sets blood pressure target for people over 80
(Medical News Today)

Marathon running may reverse a risky part of the aging process
The findings of a new study suggest that training for and running a marathon for the first time can 'turn back time' on a person's vascular age. (Medical News Today)

Stroke: Smoking both traditional and e-cigarettes may raise risk
(Medical News Today)

Cardiomyopathy: What to know
Cardiomyopathy is a disease that involves a weakened heart muscle. The condition makes it difficult for the heart to pump blood throughout the body. Read more here. (Medical News Today)

How does air pollution affect our health?
Air pollution surrounds people every day, both indoors and outdoors. Read about some common air pollutants and how they can affect a person’s health here. (Medical News Today)

What is water brash?
People with gastroesophageal reflux disease may experience a symptom called water brash. Read more about the causes and treatment of water brash here. (Medical News Today)

Wet coughs: What to know
A wet cough produces fluid or phlegm. In this article, learn about the various causes of a wet cough, as well as the treatment options available. (Medical News Today)

5 healthful living factors extend disease-free life
A new study concludes that a combination of five healthful living factors can extend the number of years an individual remains disease-free. (Medical News Today)

Chest pain and leg pain: Are they connected?
Although it is not typical for chest pain and leg pain to occur together, leg pain can be an indicator of a person’s heart health. Find out more here. (Medical News Today)

Is it bronchitis or pneumonia?
Bronchitis and pneumonia are two illnesses that people often confuse because they have many overlapping symptoms. Learn more about the differences here and when to see a doctor. (Medical News Today)

Common pesticide linked to increased mortality risk
A new study focuses on the long-term effects of exposure to a common pesticide. Its authors conclude that exposure to pyrethroids increases mortality risk. (Medical News Today)

Heart attack: New protein therapy may improve recovery
New research in pigs showcases a treatment that may help people recover after a heart attack. The therapy may succeed where previous methods have failed. (Medical News Today)

Cholesterol levels in young adults can predict heart disease risk
A new study investigates cholesterol levels across decades. It concludes that high levels in young adulthood can impact heart disease risk later in life. (Medical News Today)

High blood pressure research: 2019 overview
In this special feature, we outline some of 2019's most interesting investigations into hypertension. We cover risk factors, nutrition, and more. (Medical News Today)

2019 in medical research: What were the top findings?
Another year has come and gone, and we are about to step into a new decade. But what have the past 12 months meant for medical research? (Medical News Today)

What causes arm numbness?
Arm numbness has many possible causes, from sleeping on the arm and cutting off the circulation to serious issues, such as a stroke. Learn more about these and other causes here. (Medical News Today)

What causes chest pain on the left side?
Left-sided chest pain can be concerning. Learn how to tell the difference between a heart attack and other potential causes and symptoms. (Medical News Today)

Does your season of birth affect your mortality risk?
Studies have noted a link between our season of birth and overall mortality risk. A new study takes a fresh look, focusing on cardiovascular mortality. (Medical News Today)

Cardiovascular disease: Dietary cholesterol may not raise risk
Following heart-healthy dietary patterns may be the best choice for keeping cholesterol at healthy levels and arteries in good shape. (Medical News Today)

What to know about dysarthria
Dysarthria is a type of speech disorder that occurs due to muscle weakness. Learn about the causes of dysarthria and the available treatment options here. (Medical News Today)

What causes acid reflux and shortness of breath?
Discover the association between acid reflux and shortness of breath. We also outline the symptoms of acid reflux, and the treatment options available. (Medical News Today)

Widowmaker heart attack: Everything you need to know
A widowmaker heart attack occurs when a blood clot or cholesterol deposit blocks the left anterior descending artery. Learn more here. (Medical News Today)

FDA approve fish oil drug for cardiovascular disease
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have recently approved a new fish oil-based drug to help prevent cardiovascular events in people already at risk. (Medical News Today)

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