Many people stop taking cholesterol-lowering statins due to muscle pain or nausea, but most people are able to resume taking …
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.
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?
When it comes to lowering cholesterol, Americans seem to be getting the message.
The general advice for most Americans is: Get more exercise. But the question is what kind of exercise, how intensely and for how long?
A new study suggests that eating three whole eggs a week can thicken the arteries as much as smoking. Some heart experts say not so fast
Researchers think certain environmental changes over the past decade have helped push kids’ cholesterol levels down. The bad news: American youngsters are still way too fat
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.
All tweens aged 9 to 11 should have their cholesterol checked to help head off cardiovascular disease early, according to new medical guidelines announced Friday.
For decades, experts have been recommending that Americans cut down on their salt consumption to reduce their risk of heart attack and stroke. According to a new study, however, while reducing dietary salt does lower blood …
It’s hard to think of bacteria as the good guys when it comes to health, but research increasingly shows that the bugs that live in our gut may have a big influence on our well-being. In a new study, scientists find that these …