American College of Cardiology

Feeling down and out could break your heart, literally

New data published in the March 17, 2009, issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology suggest that relatively healthy women with severe depression are at increased risk of cardiac events, including sudden cardia ...

dateMar 09, 2009 in Health
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Anger management: The key to staying heart healthy?

New research published in the March 3, 2009, issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology finds that anger-induced electrical changes in the heart can predict future arrhythmias in patients with implantable cardio ...

dateFeb 23, 2009 in Health
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Lack of vitamin D could spell heart trouble

Vitamin D deficiency—which is traditionally associated with bone and muscle weakness—may also increase the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD). A growing body of evidence links low 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels to common ...

dateDec 01, 2008 in Health
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Pregnancy associated with increased risk of heart attack

Although acute myocardial infarction (AMI) is rare in women of child-bearing age, pregnancy can increase a woman's risk of heart attack 3- to 4-fold, according to a study published in the July 15, 2008, issue of the Journal of ...

dateJul 07, 2008 in Other
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