TUESDAY, Oct. 26, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Cataracts, a common eye disorder that often comes with age, may also be linked to a heightened risk of death from heart disease, new research shows. Experts stressed that the finding doesn’t mean that cataracts somehow cause heart trouble, and the study wasn’tContinue Reading

MONDAY, Oct. 25, 2021 (American Heart Association News) — Nearly two years after earning a degree in information technology in 2016, Dwayne Levene was struggling to find a job and direction for his life. His outlook changed when the 28-year-old discovered The Knowledge House, a Bronx, New York-based nonprofit, whereContinue Reading

TUESDAY, Oct. 19, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Men still outnumber women in stroke therapy clinical trials, which means women may end up receiving less effective treatment, researchers say. For the new study, investigators analyzed 281 stroke trials that included at least 100 patients each and were conducted between 1990 andContinue Reading

MONDAY, Oct. 18, 2021 (HealthDay News) — The number of Americans diagnosed with “broken heart” syndrome has steadily risen in the past 15 years — with the vast majority being women, a new study finds. The condition, which doctors call stress cardiomyopathy, appears similar to a heart attack — withContinue Reading