Social isolation and loneliness increase the risk of death from heart attack, stroke

Social isolation and loneliness are associated with about a 30% increased risk of heart attack.

Gout flare-ups could raise heart disease risk for weeks after

During gout flare-ups, the joint pain is often excruciating. But that’s not the only worry.

Study shows link between frequent naps and high blood pressure

Napping on a regular basis is associated with higher risks for high blood pressure and.

Established drug for symptoms of angina pectoris also protects vascular system

A drug used in the clinical treatment of angina symptoms also has an anti-inflammatory effect.

Shift work increases the severity of strokes later in life

As most Americans wind down for bed, 15 million people are just clocking into work..

Blinding eye disease is strongly associated with heart disease and stroke

Patients with a specific form of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a leading cause of blindness.

Substance use appears higher in recent decades among young adults who had strokes

Documented cocaine and marijuana use among young adults who had strokes rose substantially in recent.

Pathway deep in the brain makes it resilient after injury

For days, and even years, after someone suffers a stroke or traumatic brain injury, they.

Only seven percent of adults have good cardiometabolic health

Less than 7 percent of the U.S. adult population has good cardiometabolic health, a devastating.

Oral contraceptives and hormone therapy increase the risk of stroke during the first year of treatment

A new study from Uppsala University shows that oral contraceptives and hormone therapy during menopause.