LONDON (Reuters) - Europe's drugs agency warned on Friday that use of the common painkiller diclofenac, especially in high doses, carries extra heart attack risks which should be taken into consideration by doctors prescribing the drug. Full story
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Cross-country skiers who have completed more races at faster speeds have a higher risk of developing a heart rhythm disorder than their slower, less-seasoned peers, a new study from Sweden suggests. Full story
Six years after one child has a heart transplant, a second child is ill. The Binghams are devastated to learn that all five of their children could be at risk for a deadly heart disease.
After Jason and Stacy Bingham’s oldest daughter was diagnosed with heart failure in 2006 and needed a transplant, the couple had their other children tested for heart problems. They received the devastating news that all five shared the same condition. Keith Morrison of “Dateline” shares their poign
A new study indicates people who had been treated for heart disease showed higher levels of a chemical we all carry in our stomachs called TMAO. Could a simple blood test measuring stomach bacteria predict future risk of heart attack, stroke and death? NBC’s Robert Bazell reports.
A new report from the Cleveland Clinic suggests a link between the consumption of red meat and heart disease due to a nutrient call carnitine. NBC’s Dr. Nancy Snyderman reports.
Researchers who compared tens of thousands of runners with tens of thousands of walkers found that those who expended the same amount of energy – regardless of whether they walked or ran – had the same positive benefits. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.
** FILE ** Austrian President Thomas Klestil and his first wife Edith Klestil, left, attend the Viennese Opera Ball, on Feb. 18, 1993. Klestil died at Vienna's General Hospital Tuesday night July, 6, 2004 after a multiple organ failure. Klestil had been taken to hospital On Monday after suffering h
Participants in Superheroes Solidarios attend a party to raise funds for the Fundacion Sindrome de Down in Bilbao May 10, 2013. Superheroes Solidarios, now in it's third year, was formed by a group of young people that decided to organise parties dressed as superheroes to raise funds for disabled p
A participant in Superheroes Solidarios attends a party to raise funds for the Fundacion Sindrome de Down in Bilbao May 10, 2013. Superheroes Solidarios, now in its third year, was formed by a group of young people that decided to organise parties dressed as superheroes to raise funds for disabled