Health News

Eat Away Belly Fat
Fat can be tricky because some fat is good for you, but too much is detrimental. Fat found deep in the belly is one of those kinds of fats that’s not good for you.
New Measures to Aid Heart Disease, Hypertension
Often, physicians might only see cardiac patients when they are concerned about something, or are in pain. New measures aimed at controlling blood pressure and preventing heart disease before it begins might help keep them in the doctor's office a bit longer.
DASH Keeps Girls Slim for Life
Teen girls who follow the DASH diet are more likely to stay slim into adulthood. The "Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension" diet is endorsed by the American Heart Association as a way to control hypertension in adults.
Blood Pressure Changes with Age
Grappling with high blood pressure as a result of increased age is a fairly common dilemma. Now researchers have found a link that shows that blood pressure changes as people age.
Heart Attacks Declining in UK
Much like the rest of the world, the United Kingdom has long grappled with trying to convince citizens to maintain healthier lifestyles in an effort to curb the risk of heart attacks.
Hispanic Women Have Greater Heart Risk
With an increase in gestational diabetes in recent years, researchers had grown concerned that could spell lingering heart disease concerns for many new mothers. A recent study shows that is not the case except for certain high-risk populations.
Blood Pressure at Bedtime
Doctors often tell patients to take their medications at the same time each day. But what time of day is best? When it comes to blood pressure drugs, that time may be right before bed.
Managing hypertension
Reducing blood pressure in one patient may be relatively simple. But when it comes to ensuring blood pressure reductions across entire countries, the effort becomes a little trickier both for patients and physicians.
The Heart of the Matter
Birth control has long been viewed not only as effective, but also heart healthy. In the 1960s it was a sign of empowerment, but could estrogen-based birth control pills be leading to increased high blood pressure instead?
Healing the Heart
There are times when doctors struggle to heal difficult ailments, but researchers may have actually found a way to reverse effects leading to heart failure. This new research eventually could be available for humans.