Using a highly sensitive blood test, emergency room doctors may someday be able to rule in or rule out heart attack within an hour
A new study confirms that shift workers — people who work late nights, irregular hours or mixed night-and-day schedules — are at higher risk of heart attack and stroke
When people think of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), they’re apt to picture combat veterans or the victims of violence and sexual assault. But new research suggests post-traumatic stress is also common following another …
In less than a decade, the proportion of kids ages 12 to 19 with diabetes or prediabetes has jumped from 9% in 1999-2000 to 23% in 2007-2008.
Inflammation and unhealthy clotting factors decreased in Beijing as pollution levels dropped during the 2008 Olympic Games. In order to maintain that trend, a researcher has some advice: drive less.
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.
The psychological toll of a devastating cancer diagnosis may kill patients before their disease does.
New technology makes it possible to detect certain cells in the blood that are harbingers of an imminent heart attack.
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.