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A large number of adults with both high blood pressure and high cholesterol are not receiving treatment, a study shows.
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Some heart attack survivors may be able to go back to work much sooner than is typically recommended, a preliminary study suggests.
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women have a similarly high incidence of stable angina -- chest pain due to inadequate blood flow to the heart -- as men, the results of a study released today indicate.
Injecting bone marrow cells into heart muscle has for the first time been shown to increase the ability of patients with severe heart disease to exercise and more effectively pump blood, researchers said on Tuesday.
Taking prescription beta blocker or statin drugs may boost the chances of having only mild chest pain instead of a heart attack as the first symptom of heart disease, U.S. researchers reported on Monday.
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - New research indicates that up to 50 percent of Asians carry a genetic variant or "polymorphism" that makes nitroglycerin less effective, or even ineffective, for the treatment of angina.
By Anne Harding NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - California researchers have found no link between cocaine use and hardening of the arteries in a study of more than 3,000 adults.
CHICAGO (Reuters) - The blood-thinning drug Lovenox works as well as a standard artery-clearing drug in patients with severe heart-related chest pain, but neither reduced the risk of death after a year of treatment, a study said on Tuesday.
LONDON (Reuters) - Cardiovascular disease in women is under-diagnosed and under-treated compared to cases in men, an expert said on Friday.
By David Douglas NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Elderly diabetic patients with chronic heart-related chest pain -- angina -- benefit from surgery to open blocked coronary arteries to the same degree as similar heart patients without diabetes, according to Swiss researchers. As senior investigator Dr.
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