A company whose name is synonymous with eyeballs on the Internet is turning its attention to hearts. Google Life Sciences, a research group recently spun off from its parent corporation, is teaming with the American Heart Association in a US$50 million project to find new ways to fight heart disease.
Boys with a low resting heart rate in their late teens run a higher risk of turning to a life of violent crime when grown, a study out Wednesday suggests.
Federal health regulators are bolstering warning labels on popular pain relievers like Advil and Aleve, adding new information about their risks of heart attack and stroke.
New research has added to tentative evidence that eating chocolate in modest quantities may be good for the heart, its investigators said on Tuesday.
Long viewed as a controversial dark substance, coffee is gaining ground among medical experts who say it can protect against heart disease, Parkinson's, Alzheimer's and diabetes, even if it is decaffeinated.
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A common practice that involves using a syringe to remove a patient's blood clots during treatment for a heart attack has been found to increase the risk of stroke, researchers said Monday. The study led by McMaster University and the University of Toronto is the largest of its kind to date.
A minimally invasive procedure to replace the aortic valve without doing open heart surgery has better outcomes after five years than patients who did not have surgery at all, researchers said Sunday.
Eating peanuts, in small amounts, may reduce the risk of mortality, especially death from cardiovascular disease, a new study Monday showed.
The negative impact on the heart could be much worse for those in Taipei who commute on foot instead of using other forms of transport, according to research released Monday.1 Comment