Using Olive Oil Instead Of These Foods Could Add Years To The Life Of Your Heart, Study SaysThe health benefits of the Mediterranean diet are renowned: Lots and lots of veggies, fruit, fish and olive oil have been shown to strengthen bones, improve brain health and reduce the risk for some cancers, diabetes, high cholesterol, heart disease and stroke.
FDA Approves Non-Statin Drug To Treat High CholesterolThe US Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved a drug to treat high cholesterol that works differently than statins, according to Esperion Therapeutics, the company that makes the drug.
It's National Wear Red Day | Doctors Says Stress Is A Risk Factor For Heart Disease In WomenHeart disease is the number one killer of women in the U.S., according to the American Heart Association, and stress is a risk factor for women.
Medication And Lifestyle Changes Could Be As Effective As Surgery For Heart Disease, Trial FindsThe results of a large heart disease trial could be a game changer for patients with coronary artery disease.
For Heart Disease, Meds May Work As Well As Invasive Surgery, Major Trial ShowsHigh-risk patients with stable heart disease may fare just as well on medications alone, versus having invasive heart operations such as stents and bypass surgeries, according to a major trial. The results were presented Saturday at the American Heart Association's yearly conference.
Cancer Now Tops Heart Disease As No. 1 Cause Of Death In These CountriesThe world is slowly seeing cancer surpass cardiovascular disease as the leading cause of death among middle-aged adults in several countries, according to a new study.
Eat More Plants And Less Meat To Live Longer And Improve Heart Health, Study SuggestsEating more plants and less meat has been tied to a longer life and a reduced risk of cardiovascular disease in a new study.
The Seven Heart Disease Risk Factors You Can Control, Including One Nearly All of Us Struggle WithHeart disease is the leading cause of death in developed countries. Through advances in medicine and surgery, as well as an awareness of heart disease and prevention, overall deaths due to heart disease in the United States have declined in recent years.
How a Woman’s Heart Attack May Differ from a Man’sHeart disease is the number one killer of Americans, and it kills more women than all cancers combined. Surprised?
Half Of People Prescribed Statins Don't Reach Cholesterol Goals After Two Years, Study SaysHalf of all people who are prescribed statins for the prevention of heart disease fail to reach target cholesterol levels two years later, according to a new study.
When The Diagnosis Is Breast Cancer, It May Be Hard To Focus On Anything ElseNevertheless, doctors and patients dealing with that health crisis need to keep another crucial factor in mind as well: the heart
Poor Sleep Linked To Buildup Of Dangerous Plaques Throughout Body, Study SaysHere's another reason why getting a good night's sleep should be on your must-do list: Sleeping fewer than six hours a night or waking frequently raises your risk of developing damaging plaque in arteries throughout your body, not just your heart.
Eating Cheese Won't Increase Risk Of Heart Problems, Study SaysResearchers say eating dairy products won’t increase your risk of developing heart problems later on in life.
Former WJZ Sports Anchor Collapses And Dies In GymFormer WJZ sports anchor Shawn Madden collapsed and died at his gym in Shrewsbury on Friday.
Study: Women Who Have 4 Or More Children More Likely To Develop Heart DiseaseAccording to a new study, women who have four or more children are more likely to have heart disease.