Processed foods, restaurant meals account for most sodium intake in average U.S. diet, study shows
At-home regimen might help get you walking again, researcher says
Good Samaritans can help prevent brain damage, nursing home care for cardiac arrest victims
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It won't help your heart and could even hurt it, researchers say
Patients more likely to receive repair than replacement from the most experienced surgeons, study finds
Staying heart healthy in middle age could add years to your life, study suggests.
Study found it was linked to longer, disease-free life
Study authors say learn the signs and symptoms that mean you need immediate medical help
Together, the two offer more protection against disease than either does alone, study suggests
Energy drinks impact heart health more than other caffeinated beverages, study finds.
Munich researchers find 1 in 3 beer drinkers tracked at festival experienced abnormal heart rhythm
Popular beverages also affect blood pressure for hours, small trial shows
This easy remedy might give first responders needed time to transport injured patients, researchers say
Study claims current guidelines are too restrictive when there's sufficient potassium intake
Even those who aren't overweight are at risk of death if they've got a paunch, researchers report
Physical activity helps ward off heart damage in middle age and beyond, study finds
Artificially-sweetened beverages linked to stroke and dementia in new study.
Pedal pushers saw their risk for heart disease, cancer and early death cut by almost half in 5-year study
Biking to work could cut your risk of cancer and heart disease, study finds.
Greater education is needed on the lifesaving benefits of 'high-intensity' treatment, researchers say
Study finds prognosis may have some surprising influences
Azithromycin, commonly known as Zithromax, won't up odds for atrial fibrillation, study shows
Small study suggests vitamin B might help, but reducing pollution levels remains the priority
Traffic-related air pollution may impact HDL cholesterol levels, study finds.
Findings from Japan point to health benefits of job security
Study found link between menopausal symptoms in younger women and reduced blood vessel function
But doctors making headway with heart complications among these patients
Elderly with heart problems fare worse on race days, perhaps due to delays in care, researchers say
Pending FDA regulations should remove nearly all of this unhealthy substance from your diet, experts say
Dementia expert says take up heart-healthy habits sooner rather than later
The number of younger adults suffering a stroke is on the rise, researchers say.
Study finds link between silvery locks and hardening of the arteries
Fluctuations seen among 4 models, especially during exercise, study finds
Researchers cite rise in blood pressure and diabetes, but one specialist questions the findings
The amount of grey hair a man has may indicated his risk of heart disease, study finds.
Replacing light exercise with vigorous activity could greatly benefit some kids and teens, study finds
Overtreatment may lead to excess worry and worse outcomes, report says
Study found no preventive benefit, but more research might still be warranted
High-dose Vitamin D supplementation does not prevent heart disease, study concludes.
Researchers say this may explain why more males seek treatment for the skin disease
Exercise and other lifestyle adjustments should be tried first, Consumer Reports advises
Danger is greatest for people in areas where extreme rain shortages are uncommon, researchers find
Monthly supplementation fell short, but experts aren't ruling out other approaches
Measuring these levels might help identify people at risk of heart disease, researcher says
Factors that can trigger chest pain
For example, study found higher risk in Hispanics and people of South Asian descent who weren't overweight
These factors linked to patients' greater use of cholesterol and blood pressure-lowering drugs
Exposure to high heat and physical exertion may increase risk of heart attacks, study says
FDA offers glossary of terms to help you understand your doctor's advice