Heart Health: A Problem for Most in the US
The majority of people in the United States had suboptimal cardiovascular health, according to a new study.
Antibiotics and Aortic Aneurysm Risk
A common type of antibiotic may increase the risk of aortic aneurysm and dissection, according to a new study.
Salt and Your Heart
Other nutrients in your diet may not counteract the harmful effects of sodium (salt) on blood pressure, according to a new study.
Get Your ZZZs Every Day
Many people try to catch up on sleep over the weekend in an effort to offset the negative health effects of too little sleep during the week. But these people may be in for a rude awakening.
Warfarin Monitoring: An Update
To help prevent inaccurate test results from warfarin INR test meters, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued some new recommendations.
The Benefits of Exercise After Breast Cancer
Aerobic exercise and resistance training could help women who have survived breast cancer live longer, according to a new study.
Gestational Diabetes and Your Heart
Pregnant women who experience gestational diabetes may have an increased risk of heart disease later on, a new study found.
As Strokes Decline, Men May See the Benefits
As the overall rate of strokes in the United States has decreased, men have seen the largest health benefit, according to a new study.
What Menopause Might Mean for Your Heart
Women who reached menopause at a younger age or never had a child had a raised risk of heart failure, according to a new study.
When Women Should Check Their Hearts
Many women in a recent survey didn't know the age when they should begin getting regular heart screenings.