For more than a decade, doctors have cautioned women about the risks associated with hormone-replacement therapy. But those warnings may have put one group of women at increased risk of dying early, according to the latest study.
Statins lower cholesterol, reduce inflammation and may be responsible for saving thousands of lives. Should everyone be taking the wonder drug?
Just by increasing their physical activity, people with type 2 diabetes can lose fat that accumulates in the liver and abdomen and lower their risk of heart problems.
James Gandolfini’s death is a reminder that everyone is vulnerable to heart disease
They’re man’s best friend, and they may be one of the heart’s best allies as well.
Smog and car exhaust can take a toll on the heart, and the latest research explores how.
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.
Breast cancer patients who raised a glass or two a week may even enjoy slightly longer lives than those who didn’t drink.
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.