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 ...

Mar 09, 2009
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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 ...

Feb 23, 2009
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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 ...

Dec 01, 2008
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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 ...

Jul 07, 2008
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