One third of the planet is now obese or overweight, according to a new report
Walking can lower your risk of having a heart attack, as any doctor will tell you. Now scientists have found out exactly how many steps it takes to keep you ticker healthy.
Hungry? Grab a handful of nuts. Not only are they packed with protein, but it turns out they may be the food for longevity.
Last week, a new heart risk calculator was launched with great fanfare. This week, it’s under fire.
New guidelines would double the number of Americans on cholesterol-lowering drugs.
Under new guidelines, one third of adults in the U.S. should consider using statins based on their overall health profile, not just their cholesterol number
Here’s even more reason to worry about wrinkles — women with fewer age lines tend to have lower blood pressure, a lower risk of heart disease and stroke and a greater chance of outliving their more wrinkled friends.
Forget the pills — there’s new evidence that exercise may be as effective as medications in treating heart disease and diabetes.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warns that the popular cholesterol-lowering medications may cause memory loss and confusion, but long term use of the medications may reduce that risk.
As the population ages, more men are experiencing waning testosterone levels, which can contribute to depression and changes in blood pressure and blood sugar.
Doctors have sped up how quickly they treat heart attack patients, but it’s not saving more lives.
Now there’s a number for how effective lifestyle changes can be in protecting the heart and preventing deaths from heart attack and stroke.