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The biggest misconception is that triglycerides and cholesterol go hand in hand. Not quite. Here, experts break down why you should know the difference.
A 10-minute test taken within a week of a stroke may help predict how well people will recover up to three years later.
The HEART Pathway protocol is a faster method of identifying patients with acute chest pain who can safely be sent home from the emergency room say researchers.
The connection between blood pressure and heart rate is not always clear. Learn about some of the different conditions that affect these measures and what it indicates about heart health.
Is it possible to have too much “good” cholesterol? Find out more about the different types of HDL, cholesterol tests, and what they mean.
Blood pressure in some people rises moderately to dramatically when excess salt is consumed. This can affect people with or without high blood pressure.
Learn more about how this blood test can measure inflammation in the body and may be an indicator of other developing conditions.
A new blood test may be able to identify a person’s risk of developing hypertension long before the condition shows up in a blood pressure reading.
Having high HDL does not override the increased risk of heart attack and stroke in people with elevated LDL and triglycerides.
Tracking blood pressure over time provides a better picture of overall health than a single blood pressure reading, according to a long-term study.