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  • Heart health: Are women getting incorrect treatment?
    on January 20, 2020 at 4:00 pm

    A new review investigates sex differences in cardiometabolic disorders. The authors conclude that women are more at risk of receiving the wrong treatment.

  • Marathon running may reverse a risky part of the aging process
    on January 14, 2020 at 5:00 pm

    The findings of a new study suggest that training for and running a marathon for the first time can 'turn back time' on a person's vascular age.

  • Stroke: Smoking both traditional and e-cigarettes may raise risk
    on January 13, 2020 at 5:00 pm

    A new study suggests young adults who smoke both conventional and e-cigarettes are nearly twice as likely to have a stroke as traditional smokers.

  • Cardiomyopathy: What to know
    on January 10, 2020 at 9:00 pm

    Cardiomyopathy is a disease that involves a weakened heart muscle. The condition makes it difficult for the heart to pump blood throughout the body. Read more here.

  • What to know about vasovagal syncope
    on January 3, 2020 at 8:00 pm

    Vasovagal syncope is fainting that occurs in response to a sudden drop in blood pressure or heart rate. Learn about its causes, symptoms, and treatment here.

  • Heart attack: New protein therapy may improve recovery
    on January 3, 2020 at 11:00 am

    New research in pigs showcases a treatment that may help people recover after a heart attack. The therapy may succeed where previous methods have failed.

  • What to know about vasodilation
    on January 3, 2020 at 7:00 am

    Vasodilation refers to a widening of the body’s blood vessels. In this article, learn about what causes vasodilation and how it can affect a person’s health.

  • Cholesterol levels in young adults can predict heart disease risk
    on December 29, 2019 at 11:00 am

    A new study investigates cholesterol levels across decades. It concludes that high levels in young adulthood can impact heart disease risk later in life.

  • What causes arm numbness?
    on December 21, 2019 at 5:00 am

    Arm numbness has many possible causes, from sleeping on the arm and cutting off the circulation to serious issues, such as a stroke. Learn more about these and other causes here.

  • What causes chest pain on the left side?
    on December 21, 2019 at 4:00 am

    Left-sided chest pain can be concerning. Learn how to tell the difference between a heart attack and other potential causes and symptoms.

These  health news headlines  are provided courtesy of Medical News Today.