Could Lots of Coffee Up Heart Risks for Young Adults With High Blood Pressure?

MONDAY, Aug. 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Bad news for young coffee lovers: Gulping down lots of your favorite pick-me-up might raise your risk of heart attack if you've already got high blood pressure, a new study suggests.

Cold Weather May Up Risk of Stroke, Severe Heart Attack for Some

MONDAY, Aug. 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The onset of cold weather is clearly a bummer for beach lovers, but two new studies suggest that it may actually pose health risks for some.

Wireless Pacemaker Shows Promise in Early Trial

MONDAY, Aug. 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) --A tiny, wireless heart pacemaker showed promise in early tests and could offer an alternative to conventional, wired pacemakers, researchers report.

Two Measures of Heart Health May Hint at Seniors' Independence

MONDAY, Aug. 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Seniors with a higher resting heart rate and lower heart rate variability are less able to care for themselves, a new study finds.

Naps May Do a Heart Good

MONDAY, Aug. 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Taking a midday nap might be beneficial for your heart, new research suggests.

Knee, Hip Replacement Surgeries Linked to Heart Risks

MONDAY, Aug. 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People who have total hip or knee replacement surgery face a greater risk for a heart attack during the first month following the procedure, a new study finds.

Hate Hangovers? Then Don't Drink Too Much

FRIDAY, Aug. 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Since people first started drinking alcohol, the search has been on for a way to go heavy on the pour but light on the hangover.

FDA Approves Repatha for High Cholesterol

FRIDAY, Aug. 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Repatha (evolocumab) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the second non-statin drug in its class approved to treat high cholesterol.

Obesity May Be Linked to Greater Risk of Stillbirth

FRIDAY, Aug. 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Obese pregnant women may have a nearly twofold increased risk of stillbirth, a new study says.

FDA Approves Second Drug in New Class of Cholesterol-Lowering Medications

THURSDAY, Aug. 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved a second drug that's part of a potent new class of medications that sharply cut levels of "bad" LDL cholesterol.