Wish you could be at Oktoberfest? Even if you can’t make it to the epic annual beer bash in Munich, Germany, that doesn’t mean you can’t celebrate your favorite ale — or benefit your health in the process.
Eating too much sodium can contribute to high blood pressure in adults. Is a salty diet as dangerous for kids?
Thank God it’s Friday. A recent review of 13 studies by a group of European researchers links high work stress with an increase in heart attack risk.
If you want to protect your heart, stick to exercise and a healthy diet, and pass on the fish oil pills, says a new study.
Working out in middle age can result in fewer chronic diseases, including heart problems, diabetes, stroke, Alzheimer’s disease and cancer
It took O’Donnell nearly a day to realize she was having a heart attack. Here’s why women’s heart disease differs from men’s
About 28 million Americans are considered at “intermediate risk” of having a heart attack. A new study suggests adding a CT scan can improve doctors’ ability to gauge these patients’ actual risk
Increasingly, research suggests that obesity is bad for your brain. Maintaining a normal weight in midlife may be a good way to keep your brain healthy as you age
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
Using a highly sensitive blood test, emergency room doctors may someday be able to rule in or rule out heart attack within an hour
The new findings clarify the Type 2 diabetes risks associated with statins, but the debate over who should be taking the cholesterol-lowering drugs is likely to persist
Adding a test can help doctors diagnose heart disease among people who arrive in the emergency room with chest pains. The test helps patients get home faster — but the jury’s still out on whether it’s good for them overall
Caltech and Harvard scientists built an artificial jellyfish in hopes that its coordinated muscle movements will help teach them better ways to mend damaged human heart tissue or build replacement parts for other systems in the …