heart diseases

02/28/2012 - 12:19

People with heart disease may not be able to compensate for their bodies' higher demand for oxygen when inhaling cold air, according to Penn State researchers, making snow shoveling and other activities dangerous for some.

02/06/2012 - 13:22

Researchers have completed the first comprehensive survey of the tiny cellular molecules found in the heart and which are essential for its healthy function. The breakthrough could lead to the development of targeted therapeutic treatments for heart disease.

08/26/2011 - 11:42

An Emory University study, conducted in collaboration with the Division of Diabetes Translation at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), published August 25 online in Diabetes Care, shows that higher proportions of economically disadvantaged youth have cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors.