Last week, a new heart risk calculator was launched with great fanfare. This week, it’s under fire.
Statins lower cholesterol, reduce inflammation and may be responsible for saving thousands of lives. Should everyone be taking the wonder drug?
Teens may not be wrong when they see their social troubles as matters of life and death.
A new study shows just how quickly exposure to air pollution can trigger dangerous changes in the heart, even in otherwise healthy young people.
Brushing and flossing are a must for keeping plaque off your teeth and gums. But having a healthy mouth may have other benefits: it could also help lower your risk of dying of cancer.
Even before conception, a mother’s obesity may affect cognitive development in her baby-to-be.
Could a simple blood test predict a person’s risk of dying from heart disease or cancer?
Ibuprofen is a popular painkiller, which works wonders to reduce inflammation in chronic conditions like arthritis and more discrete hurts brought about by surgery. Now researchers are hoping to add another condition to that list …