If you’re at high risk of having a heart attack, changing your diet can significantly lower your chances of heart disease. But how much can fruits and vegetables help someone who already has heart trouble?
Heart disease is the leading killer of Americans, and the lifetime risk among healthy Americans remains dangerously high.
What you eat can lower the risk of diabetes. But which foods have the strongest effect?
Researchers say unhealthy diets and lack of exercise aren’t the only culprits in obesity. BPA may share some of the blame.
Researchers report on a new revelation about the human genome: it’s full of active, functioning DNA, and it’s a lot more complex than we ever thought
Working out in middle age can result in fewer chronic diseases, including heart problems, diabetes, stroke, Alzheimer’s disease and cancer
Overweight people who are diagnosed with the blood sugar disorder outlive their thinner counterparts, a study shows
A new study confirms that shift workers — people who work late nights, irregular hours or mixed night-and-day schedules — are at higher risk of heart attack and stroke
Supersized debate: opinions flowed over at the public hearing on New York City’s proposed ban on large-sized sodas, on which the Board of Health is set to vote on Sept. 13
A Dutch study finds that high blood pressure, high cholesterol and high blood sugar are the norm, not the exception, among severely overweight children and adolescents
When it comes to being couch potatoes, Americans aren’t alone. Physical inactivity has become a global pandemic, say researchers in a series of related papers published in the journal Lancet.
With more American adults qualifying as obese than ever before, doctors should be screening all adult patients for unhealthy weight, says a government panel.