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Blood Protein Level May Not Influence Effectiveness of Statins

Blood Protein Level May Not Influence Effectiveness of Statins

FRIDAY, Jan. 28 (HealthDay News) — A new study debunks the idea that the cholesterol-fighting drugs known as statins work better in people with high levels of a certain protein and may not work at all in those with low … Read more

U.S. Heart Disease Costs Expected to Soar

U.S. Heart Disease Costs Expected to Soar

MONDAY, Jan. 24 (HealthDay News) — The cost of treating heart disease and stroke in the United States is expected to triple in the next 20 years, to $818 billion, a new report says. Will triple by 2030, report says; … Read more

Five Steps to a Healthier Heart

Five Steps to a Healthier Heart

SATURDAY, Jan. 15 (HealthDay News) — Five simple steps can help lower your risk of heart disease, says a leading expert on preventive cardiology. Expert offers simple lifestyle changes to keep cardiovascular disease at bay. About 58 million Americans have … Read more

Blood Type O Associated With Less Risk for Heart Attack

Blood Type O Associated With Less Risk for Heart Attack

FRIDAY, Jan. 14 (HealthDay News) — Researchers have simultaneously discovered a gene that seems to raise the risk of cardiovascular disease, while also noting that having the blood type O might guard against heart attack once arteries become clogged. Study … Read more