TUESDAY, Jan. 9, 2018 -- Where you live could influence how likely you are to develop heart failure, a new U.S. study suggests.
In addition to people's income and education level, the neighborhood in which they lived helped predict their risk, according to the researchers. People living in the poorest areas were at highest risk for heart failure, the researchers found.
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 1, 2017 -- As if severe hot flashes alone weren't enough of a problem for menopausal women, a new study finds these symptoms may also be tied to a greater risk for sleep apnea and related heart issues.
The study included nearly 1,700 middle-aged women, about 25 percent of whom were at intermediate or high risk for obstructive sleep apnea -- for instance, they generally were older, had higher levels of body fat and had high blood pressure.
MONDAY, Dec. 18, 2017 -- Experiencing trauma as a child or teen apparently makes you more susceptible to heart disease.
A new scientific statement from the American Heart Association (AHA) says that people who were abused, bullied, witnessed violence or had other traumatic experiences when they were children or teens are at increased risk for heart disease.