The projections are not pretty for aging populations in the U.S.
Some months, days of the week and even times of day are linked to a greater risk of dying if you have a heart condition.
It’s been 17 years since Dolly the sheep was cloned from a mammary cell. And now scientists applied the same technique to make the first embryonic-stem-cell lines from human skin cells.
They’re man’s best friend, and they may be one of the heart’s best allies as well.
Smog and car exhaust can take a toll on the heart, and the latest research explores how.
Meditation, yoga, aerobic exercise and strength training are popular ways to lower blood pressure, so the latest study compared their effectiveness against common drug and diet treatments.
While physical activity can lower the risk of heart disease, two studies suggest that jobs involving hard manual labor may harm, rather than help the heart.
Saturated fat? Cholesterol? Sure, red meat has plenty of those, but it also contains a compound that toys with gut bacteria and can lead to clogged arteries.
A brisk walk may be just as good as a run for keeping the the heart healthy.
Many people stop taking cholesterol-lowering statins due to muscle pain or nausea, but most people are able to resume taking a different type of the same drug.
They may not seem to share much in common, but similar mechanisms could be driving the two conditions.
Eating fish can be good for the heart and even for the brain, so it’s probably no surprise that pelagic products can lead to a longer life.