One predictor of your chances of survival after heart surgery: whether or not you’re married.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) added new safety warnings to cholesterol-reducing statin drugs on Wednesday, noting increased risks of Type 2 diabetes and memory loss for patients who take the medications.
We may have the final word on homocysteine: higher blood levels of the amino acid don’t raise people’s risk of heart disease after all.
When it comes to heart disease, men and women may not be created equal. But what accounts for the differences between them: gender or age?
It’s not just an environmental hazard. Dirty air can impact health immediately after exposure.
For the first time, researchers have used stem cells from a patient’s own heart to repair the damage to the muscle that occurs during heart attack.
Dad may be credited with more than just your facial features. A new study suggests that heart disease risk may be passed from father to son.
New guidelines say there’s no link between flying coach and an increased risk of blood clots. But it’s a good idea to get up and walk around during long flights anyway.
The latest studies show that grief and loss can take a toll on the heart.
Marathons are hard on the heart, but recent deaths of long-distance racers are the exception rather than the rule
Heart patients benefit from taking a low-dose aspirin daily, but the same same protection doesn’t extend to healthy people hoping to prevent a first heart attack
CPR can save lives, but most bystanders are reluctant to do it. Would you be more likely to perform CPR if a 9-1-1 operator talked you through it?
Losing a loved one can be mentally and physically traumatic for anyone, and a study shows that the loss can increase the risk of having a heart attack by 21-fold