By Nsikan Akpan | May 21, 2013 05:08 PM EDT
Treatment with the SSRI antidepressant results in a lower rate of mental stress-induced cardiac injury.
By Ansa Varughese | May 17, 2013 10:46 AM EDT
An experimental diagnostic app could help save lives by expediting treatment for the deadliest heart attacks known as STEMI.
By Christie Rizk | May 14, 2013 06:35 PM EDT
Intense fits of anger can raise a person's risk for heart attack, a new study finds.
By Evan Winchester | May 14, 2013 02:43 PM EDT
A new Institute of Medicine report found that low dietary sodium may have negative health consequences. Nonetheless, 97 percent of children and adolescents eat too much salt, according to the American Heart Association.
By Christie Rizk | May 09, 2013 01:05 PM EDT
Omega-3 fatty acids may not offer previously claimed health benefits to certain individuals, a new study finds.
By Justin Caba | May 02, 2013 03:21 PM EDT
A cameraman for the MLB Network passed away on Wednesday after collapsing at Turner Field before a meeting between the Atlanta Braves and the Washington Nationals.
By Christie Rizk | May 02, 2013 01:58 PM EDT
A new study shows that antioxidants in grapes can reduce rates of heart failure in hypertensive patients.
By Jonathan Weiss | Apr 30, 2013 04:24 PM EDT
Men who are obese in their young adult years are at significant risk for life threatening diseases that may cut their life short.
By Ashik Siddique | Apr 29, 2013 06:25 PM EDT
Stuntman Sailendra Nath Roy suffered a heart attack while attempting to break his own distance world record for a ziplining ponytail stunt. His death shocked hundreds of spectators by the Teesta River in West Bengal.
By Ashik Siddique | Apr 22, 2013 09:18 PM EDT
Richie Havens died this morning of a sudden heart attack at 72 years old. The iconic folk singer, guitarist, and Woodstock performer stopped touring after a kidney surgery in 2010.
By Ashik Siddique | Mar 07, 2013 07:03 PM EST
Heart attack rates are three times higher for New Orleans residents in the Hurricane Katrina aftermath. Survivors of natural disasters are often at higher risk for cardiovascular and stress-related disease.
By Christine Hsu | Jan 14, 2013 04:44 PM EST
Three or more weekly servings of blueberries and strawberries could cut women's risk of heart attack by a third.
By Makini Brice | Jan 04, 2013 02:26 PM EST
Sleep apnea may boost the number and ability of rare cells that can repair and build new blood vessels.
By Amber Moore | Dec 10, 2012 11:48 AM EST
People with diabetes have almost 50 percent higher risk of a heart attack, says a new analysis from UK.
By Amber Moore | Nov 20, 2012 11:17 AM EST
Researchers say that losing a job or spending time unemployed may be as bad for your health as smoking or obesity.