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This type of omega-3 may actually harm your heart health

Doctors often recommend Omega-3s to help patients lower their cholesterol and improve heart health. Those Omega-3s can come from fatty fish like salmon and mackerel,...

This common drug is effective for preventing recurrent heart problems and strokes

In a new study from Duke University, researchers found that low- or regular-strength aspirin is equally safe and effective for preventing additional heart problems...

This simple surgery can prevent strokes in people with heart problem

In a new study from McMaster University, researchers found that a simple surgery saves patients with heart arrhythmia from often-lethal strokes. They found that removing...

Walking workouts are great for your heart, bone, and muscle health

Pandemic restrictions have led many people to start walking more, often because they’ve had few other things to do or just as a way...

Many common drugs can cause irregular heartbeat, study finds

In a new study from Washington University in St. Louis, researchers found that dozens of commonly used drugs, including antibiotics, antinausea and anticancer medications,...

Depression and anxiety very common in people with this heart problem

In a new study from the Cardiological Group Practice in Germany, researchers found that nearly one in four patients with heart failure is depressed...

A healthier heart linked to better cognitive functions

In a new study from the Queen Mary University of London, researchers found that people with healthier heart structure and function appear to have...

Eating this food regularly can protect against recurrent heart disease

In a recent study from McMaster University, researchers found that eating oily fish regularly can help prevent heart disease in high-risk people, such as...

Scientists find a big cause of heart failure

Clinicians and scientists have long observed that cells in overstressed hearts have high levels of the simple sugar O-GlcNAc modifying thousands of proteins within...

Dementia linked to smoking and heart disease

In a new study from the Translational Genomics Research Institute, researchers found strong associations between smoking and heart disease on cognitive function. They found both...