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This sleep problem worsens heart disease, yet often untreated

In a new paper from the University of California, San Francisco, researchers urge increased awareness of obstructive sleep apnea among people with cardiovascular disease...

Scientists find a link between birthdays and COVID-19 spread

In a new study from Harvard Medical School and the RAND Corporation, researchers found in counties with already high COVID-19 infection rates, birthday bashes...

This exercise may improve your artery function, reduce artery stiffness

In a recent study published in the Journal of Applied Physiology, researchers found water walking may help reduce artery stiffness and improve function in peripheral...

Graphene ‘camera’ captures real-time electrical activity of beating heart

Scientists have captured the real-time electrical activity of a beating heart, using a sheet of graphene to record an optical image — almost like...

Your gut health linked to your stroke risk, severity

In a new study from Cleveland Clinic, researchers found for the first time that the gut microbiome impacts stroke severity and functional impairment following...

This blood test could guide precision treatment in bladder cancer

In a new study from the Queen Mary University of London, researchers found a blood test that can detect tiny amounts of circulating cancer...

Some high blood pressure meds may reduce memory decline in older people

In a new study from the University of California, Irvine, researchers found that older adults taking blood pressure-lowering medications known to cross the blood-brain...

Drinking any type of coffee may reduce your risk of chronic liver disease

In a new study from the Universities of Southampton and Edinburgh, researchers found that drinking coffee that is caffeinated (ground or instant) or decaffeinated...

Diabetes linked to back pain, study finds

In a new review study from the University of Sydney, researchers found that people with diabetes have a 35% higher risk of experiencing low...

This depression drug could also protect against heart disease

In a recent study presented at the American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics annual meeting, researchers found that the antidepression drug duloxetine could...