Check Your Medicine: Blood Pressure Rx Recalled
If you take valsartan or a product containing valsartan, you may have a recalled and potentially dangerous medication in your medicine cabinet, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned.
Lisinopril Becomes a Liquid
Lisinopril, which has been on the market for decades as an oral tablet often used to treat high blood pressure, recently gained FDA approval as an oral solution.
How Heart Attacks Affect Life Expectancy
After a heart attack, life expectancy can depend on many factors. Now new evidence suggests that even a patient's sex and skin color may play a role.
Please Don’t Pass the Salt
Salt and high blood pressure may go together like ham and eggs.
What's Good for Diabetes May Be Good for the Heart
For those with type 2 diabetes, keeping blood sugar levels under control can seem like walking a tightrope. But that delicate balancing act may benefit more than just blood sugar.
Blood Pressure After Heart Problems: New Treatment Guidelines
Keeping blood pressure in check is important for avoiding a heart attack — especially if you've already survived one. New guidelines could help doctors and patients keep blood pressure on track after heart problems.
Smoking May Be Even Riskier Than Once Thought
Smokers, it’s never too late to quit — and there may now be even more good reasons to do so.
Rates for Some Types of Heart Disease Deaths Dropped
In recent years, death rates from most types of heart disease dropped. But a few types saw an increase in the death rate.
Diabetes May Affect Young and Old Differently
Diabetes affects millions in the US. But new research suggests that it may affect patients in different ways.
Heart Health Outcomes Improved
For years, heart disease and stroke have been among the two leading causes of death in the US. But new research suggests a more hopeful trend in cardiovascular health outcomes.