Home > Medical > Heart Health > News News All sections in Heart » About Heart » Children & Heart Disease » Congenital Heart Disease » Emergency Treatment » FAQs » Diet and your Heart » Health Tips » Heart and Exercise » Heart Attack » Heart Transplants » After a Heart Attack » Multimedia » Heart News » Obesity » Smoking & your Heart » Stress & your Heart » Tests & Procedures » The Heart in Space » Treatment » Women & Heart Disease Dark chocolate may improve blood flow to the legs Eating dark chocolate might improve seniors' walking ability by improving blood flow to their legs. Poorly understood disorder handicaps young women Postural tachycardia syndrome causes a racing heartbeat when people stand up and occurs mainly in young well-educated women. A healthy heart may keep your mind sharp A new study suggests that poor heart health is linked to mental impairment. Ask Cardiologist » Quiz Is your diet heart-healthy? » Quiz Could I have high cholesterol? » Subscribe Newsletters » Simple tips on keeping a healthy heart 7 steps to a healthier heart Implanted defibrillators may help moderate heart failure Implanted defibrillators have shown a benefit in patients with advanced heart failure, but whether patients with moderate heart failure might also benefit is the still unclear. African Americans have higher angina rates Angina among older white Americans has dropped since 2001, but has remained the same in the black community. Solar flares might protect against arrhythmias A new analysis has found that solar flares seem to offer some measure of protection against the risk of arrhythmias and correlated with decreased implantable cardioverter-defibrillator activity. Active seniors have fewer heart attacks A study suggests that older adults who remain physically active have a smaller chance of suffering a heart attack. Women fare worse after heart attack than men One year after a heart attack, women had worse physical functioning, poorer mental functioning and a lower quality of life than men who survived their heart attack, a study found. CPR not always appropriate for senior patients In hospitals, doctors are frequently confronted with the question if CPR is a medically appropriate and ethically acceptable treatment for an older patient. Copayments deter patients from taking heart meds In the US, African-Americans and Hispanics with cardiovascular disease are up to 40% less likely than whites to receive secondary prevention therapies. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors A number of good reasons why saving the tooth is a better option Breakfast like a King Alzheimer’s disease – incurable but preventable Cancer is a word that strikes fear into the hearts of many.