Heart disease

Butter is not back: Limiting saturated fat still best for heart health

Boston, MA ─ People who replace saturated fat (mainly found in meats and dairy foods) in their diets with refined carbohydrates do ...

Twins more likely to suffer from congenital heart disease

Identical twins that share a placenta have almost twice the increased risk of being born with congenital heart disease, new research has ...

Saint Louis University Enrolls First U.S. Patient in Rare Heart Disease Trial

Genetic mutation impacts an estimated 40,000 people worldwide ... Full story

Short, intense exercise bursts can reduce heart risk to teens

Adolescents who perform just eight to ten minutes of high-intensity interval exercise three times a week could be significantly reducing their risk of developing heart conditions, new research has concluded. ... Full story

Severely Obese Children May Be at Higher Risk of Heart Disease and Diabetes

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C – More than 3 million children in the United States who are severely obese may be at a higher risk of developing heart disease and diabetes than overweight children, according to a new study by researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. And these medical problems could cost billions. ... Full story

Tension helps heart cells develop normally in the lab, according to Stanford engineers

Scientists have long been able to prod stem cells into forming heart-like beating clumps in the lab, but those cells don't behave like normal heart cells. Getting them to mimic normal adult cells – a critical step for eventually using them to test drugs – requires tension and a specific shape. ... Full story

In MS patients, HDL cholesterol has a protective effect

Findings from a new study could lead to new treatments for MS as well as lifestyle guidelines for preventing it ... Full story

Irish Researchers Leading the Way for Cardiac Defect Repairs

NUI Galway researcher is author of paper contributing to the design of an innovative device to close heart defects without placing patients on bypass ... Full story

Predicting arrhythmias so as to prevent them

Study of cardiac condition could lead to design of better cardiac device ... Full story

Sedentary behavior linked to heart risk in Hispanics

American Heart Association Rapid Access Journal Report ... Full story

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