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Timing of exercise linked to heart disease risk in people with type 2 diabetes

In a new study, researchers found a link between the timing of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity and heart fitness and health risks for people who...

From mild COVID-19 to heart failure in 4 weeks – at age 20

Madeline Neville tried her best to avoid catching COVID-19 while attending Temple University in Philadelphia. In late October, she was visiting her parents near Scranton,...

Not all ‘good’ cholesterol is healthy, study finds

HDL cholesterol (high-density lipoprotein cholesterol), or "good cholesterol," is linked to a decreased risk of heart disease as it transports cholesterol deposited in the...

A weak heart can cause a suffering brain

In a new study, researchers found that heart problems cause disturbed gene activity in the brain's memory center, from which cognitive deficits arise. They found...

Cholesterol-lowering drugs may help people survive severe COVID-19

In a new study, researchers found that people who took statins to lower cholesterol were approximately 50% less likely to die if hospitalized for...

This new drug could reduce “bad” cholesterol by 50%

In the United States, approximately 7% of adults have untreated LDL cholesterol at levels greater than or equal to 190 mg per deciliter. It is...

Plant-based diets can improve your heart function, brain health

In a new study, researchers found that people could improve their heart health and brain function by changing their diet. They found that by eating...

This diet can increase heart disease and death risk

In a new study, researchers found a diet high in poor quality carbohydrates leads to a higher risk of heart attacks, strokes, and death. The...

Is too much cardio bad for you? Probably not, study says

Some research has shown that ultra-fit athletes such as marathon runners can have cardiac damage such as heart scarring or arrhythmia, raising the question...

Low levels of air pollution still can harm the heart and lungs

In a new study, researchers found exposure to what is considered low levels of air pollution over a long period of time can increase...