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Women smokers have highest risk of heart attack

In a new study, researchers found women smokers have a much higher heart attack risk compared with men, especially women under 50 years old. The...

Too little and too much sleep both may harm your heart health

In a recent study, researchers found the amount of time sleep, including daytime naps, is strongly linked to heart disease risk. Previous research has shown...
New wearable tech makes heart health monitoring easier and more accurate

New wearable tech makes heart health monitoring easier and more accurate

The leading cause of death in Texas is heart disease, according to the National Center for Health Statistics, accounting for more than 45,000 deaths...
What migraine sufferers need to know about stroke risk

What migraine sufferers need to know about stroke risk

Try not to let it give you a headache, but be aware: People who suffer migraines, especially women, seem to have a higher risk...

Cognitive decline may be faster after a heart attack

In a new study, researchers found that people with incidental coronary heart disease are more likely to have faster cognitive decline in the long...
This DNA test may help predict heart disease

This DNA test may help predict heart disease

In a new study, researchers found that a DNA test called a polygenic risk score, or PRS may help predict a person’s risk of...
Statins may reduce stroke risk in people with cancer

Statins may reduce stroke risk in people with cancer

In a new study, researchers found that cholesterol-lowering statin drugs may cut stroke risk in cancer patients. They found that cancer patients who took statin...

Scientists confirm vacation is good for your heart health

Summer is the prime vacation season, and many people treasure their vacation time and look forward to getting away from work. In a new study,...

Vitamin D may not protect your heart health

In a new study, researchers found that taking vitamin D supplements did not reduce heart disease risk. The research was conducted by a team from...
'Alexa, monitor my heart' Scientists develop first contactless cardiac arrest AI system for smart speakers

Alexa, monitor my heart: Scientists develop first contactless cardiac arrest AI system for smart...

Almost 500,000 Americans die each year from cardiac arrest when the heart suddenly stops beating. People experiencing cardiac arrest will suddenly become unresponsive and either...

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These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

In a recent study from the University of East Anglia, researchers find that long-term use of anticholinergic antidepressants is linked to a higher risk...
Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damaging heart and kidneys

Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damage heart and kidneys

In a recent study, researchers found that a widely used type of painkiller may increase risks of heart failure and kidney disease. The type of...

Scientists confirm the main cause of dementia

In a recent study, researchers confirmed they discovered the main cause of dementia. The researchers suggest that the build-up of urea in the brain to...
Three common drugs linked to high dementia risk

Three common drugs linked to high dementia risk

In a recent study, researchers found long-term use of two antidepressants is linked to a higher risk of dementia. In addition, drugs prescribed for bladder...

For older people, weight training is more important than cardio exercise

In a recent study from Wake Forest University, researchers found that weight training is more effective than cardio for older people. It is known that...