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Statin therapy reduced the risk of stroke and possibly other cardiovascular...

DALLAS, June 19, 2019 -- Cancer patients taking cholesterol-lowering statin medication following radiation therapy of the chest, neck or head had significantly reduced risk...

Atrial fibrillation linked to increased risk of dementia, even in stroke-free...

Atrial fibrillation (AF) is linked to an increased risk of dementia, even in people who have not suffered a stroke, according to...

A severe autoimmune condition may be triggered by ‘good’ gut bacteria

NOBEASTSOFIERCE/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARYThe billions of bacteria that line our guts have evolved with us, and play a crucial role in our digestion, physical...

Researchers question implanting IVC filters on prophylactic basis before bariatric surgery

(Philadelphia, PA) - There are currently more than 200,000 bariatric surgeries being performed in the United States each year according to estimates...

Hypertension drug may hold promise for Alzheimer’s disease

DALLAS, June 17, 2019 - Seeking new treatments to slow the progression of Alzheimer's disease, researchers found the blood pressure drug nilvadipine increased blood...

Excess weight and body fat cause cardiovascular disease

Excess weight and body fat cause a range of heart and blood vessel diseases, according to the first study to investigate this...

Hybrid device may help doctors treat strokes more quickly

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 11, 2019 -- Stroke, one of the leading causes of death worldwide, is normally caused by poor blood flow to...

Pitt and CMU researchers discover how the brain changes when mastering...

PITTSBURGH (June 10, 2019) ... Mastering a new skill - whether a sport, an instrument, or a craft - takes time and...

Millions of cardiovascular deaths attributed to not eating enough fruits and...

Baltimore (June 8, 2019) - Preliminary findings from a new study reveal that inadequate fruit and vegetable consumption may account for millions...

Beta blockers reduce stress-induced irregular heart rhythm

New Haven, Conn. -- Taking beta blockers -- medications that reduce blood pressure and treat many heart conditions -- can blunt the negative effects...