Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Researchers sound alarm over Zika's potentially harmful heart effects

As the Zika virus continues to spread globally, new evidence has emerged about the virus's potentially detrimental effects on the heart, according to data scheduled for presentation at the American College of Cardiology's ...

Diabetes

Depression linked to CKD in patients with diabetes

(HealthDay)—For patients with diabetes, the presence of depression is associated with increased risk of developing chronic kidney disease (CKD), according to a study published online June 16 in Diabetes Care.

Cardiology

LARC deemed safe for women with cardiovascular conditions

(HealthDay)—For women with cardiovascular conditions, long-acting reversible contraception (LARC) appears safe with few complications, according to a study published in the Jan. 15 issue of The American Journal of Cardiology.

Cardiology

Can cancer itself damage the heart?

Research presented today at EuroEcho-Imaging 2015 raises the possibility that cancer itself may damage heart muscle irrespective of exposure to cancer drug therapies. Researchers from the UK's first dedicated cardio-oncology ...

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