Heart Health

Heart Palpitation: 8 Reasons for Your Abnormal Heartbeat

Heart palpitations occur when the heart beat increases—it may noting a flutter, skipped beat, or heart rate that’s abnormally hard ...

10 Common Causes of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms

An abdominal aortic aneurysm (or AAA) originates anywhere along the aorta, the major artery that runs from you left ventricle ...

10 Factors That Affect Your Pulse & Heart Rate

There are many interior and exterior factors that can cause your heart rate to fluctuate. ...

Harper Promises 10-Million to Outfit Hockey Rinks with Defibrillators

Prime Minister Stephen Harper has promised 10-million dollars in funding to place more defibrillators in Canada’s hockey rinks, as part ...

Study Links Genetic Mutation to Common Aortic Valve Disease

A large international study out of McGill University in Montreal has linked a particular gene mutation with a higher risk ...

Intimacy and Cardiovascular Disease

Valentine’s Day is a little more than a week away, which means sweethearts of all ages are looking forward to ...

Berry Eating is Good For the Heart

A new study reveals good news for fans of blues and reds—berries that is! Findings from Harvard School of Public ...

Emotions Do Effect Cardiac Health

Dying of a broken heart is possible—especially during the holidays! This fact came to light recently at a conference for ...

Stem Cells Transformed Into Life-Giving Heart Patches

Announcing a recent breakthrough for heart disease patients! Canadian scientists discovered that they can create life-giving patches from a patient’s ...

FDA Approves Pump For Patients Awaiting Heart Transplants

Yesterday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the HTWR, HIN.AU, a heart-pump for heart patients awaiting heart transplants. ...

Strangers’ Stem Cells Effectively Repair Damaged Hearts

Researchers report that stem cells donated by strangers provide a safe alternative to restoring heart tissue in heart attack cases. ...

Multivitamins Fail to Reduce Heart Disease Risks in Men

Middle-aged men who have been taking a daily multivitamin for several years will not see a decreased risk of heart ...

New Study Links Parental Divorce to Stroke in Men

A new University of Toronto study found that men whose parents were divorced are at increased risk of stroke, compared ...

Men With Divorced Parents 3 Times More Likely to Suffer Stroke: Study

Men with divorced parents are reportedly three times more likely to suffer a stroke than those whose parents stayed happily ...