Overweight kids develop more psoriasis
Overweight children have a significantly higher prevalence of psoriasis - and they are also at higher risk for heart disease that starts in childhood with higher cholesterol levels.
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.
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.
Bariatric Surgery Risk Calculator
Obesity is a national health problem that causes significant illness and disability. A new method for determining the risk for complications from bariatric surgery may steer more physicians and patients towards considering it as an option.
Their Hearts Will Go On
Mammalian newborn hearts can heal themselves completely, according to new research from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.
Fast food -- which is tremendously high in fat and salt content -- remains a favorite food for a number of patients who have had a heart attack.
A New Way to Track an Age-Old Killer
Scientists at the University of Leicester at Singapore have developed a blood pressure-reading device that is set to revolutionize diagnostic technology.
Stroke risk in men and women increases with higher levels of non-fasting triglycerides (a type of blood fat), according to new research.
Burden of Obesity Gets Heftier
Obesity has been shown to contribute to fatal coronary artery disease, regardless of other risk factors such as high blood pressure or high cholesterol.