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.
Less than half of U.S. adolescents are living heart-healthy lives, and lack of exercise and poor diets could be creating a new generation of heart-disease patients.
According to the American Heart Association, excessive salt intake led to nearly 2.3 million heart-related deaths worldwide in 2010
Mayor Michael Bloomberg might be right; maybe we should be drinking fewer sodas.
Hearts and tumors may actually share more in common than we think.
The latest analysis of ancient vessels shows that plaques have long been a global — and common problem.
Why health personnel at some independent living facilities may not be eager to administer CPR