Recent studies had hinted that gum disease can increase the risk of heart disease, but a new review suggests the evidence is still wanting.
Negative attitudes are known to be detrimental to cardiovascular health, and now a new study finds that having a positive, optimistic outlook can have the opposite effect.
A new study finds that omega-3 fatty acids don’t help patients with heart disease avoid future heart-related problems.
It’s no secret that as a population, Americans been getting heavier, but researchers now say that our weight problem may be worse than we thought.
New technology makes it possible to detect certain cells in the blood that are harbingers of an imminent heart attack.
Sugar-sweetened sodas can lead to weight gain and diabetes, but a new study finds just how harmful the beverages can be on the heart, especially for men.
Eating a hot dog or a couple of slices of bacon a day comes with a surprisingly high cost to your health.
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.