(AP) -- An experimental drug boosted good cholesterol so high and dropped bad cholesterol so low in a study that doctors were stunned and voiced renewed hopes for an entirely new way of preventing heart attacks and strokes.
Sex and exercise can trigger heart attacks in older people who don't get much of either, a new analysis finds. The risk is low, but it's a good reminder that slackers should change their exercise habits gradually, especially ...
University of Cincinnati (UC) researchers have determined the structure of human HDL cholesterol and say the finding could help explain how this "fat packet" protects against cardiovascular diseases, including heart attack ...
VIB scientists associated to the UGent have developed a mouse model that can advance the research on iPS cells to the next step.
For almost two decades, cardiologists have searched for ways to see dangerous blood clots before they cause heart attacks.
For nearly 40 years a class of drugs known as beta blockers have been proven to increase patients' survival prospects following a heart attack by decreasing the cardiac workload and oxygen demand on the heart. In a breakthrough ...
Cardiologists at the University of Connecticut Health Center have identified a protein fragment that when detected in the blood can be a predictor of heart attack.
An international team of researchers led by the Universities of Leicester and Cambridge in the UK has discovered genetic markers that identify people at risk of clot formation and heart attacks.
UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers have identified one reason people with hypertension experience an even greater increase in their blood pressure when they exercise, and they've learned how to prevent the rise.
Google is exploring a way to search inside people's bodies for early signs of deadly illnesses such as cancer or heart disease.