Heart Health

Incorrect statin, aspirin and blood pressure prescriptions may harm 11 million U.S. people

Incorrect statin, aspirin and blood pressure prescriptions may harm 11 million U.S. people

In a recent study from Stanford University, researchers find that more than 11 million Americans may have incorrect prescriptions for aspirin, statins and blood...
These 4 metals may raise your risks of stroke and heart disease

These 4 metals may raise your risks of stroke and heart disease

Recently, scientists have found that four common metals, including lead, copper, cadmium, and arsenic, are linked to higher risks of heart disease and stroke. Previous...
How to avoid a heart attack effectively

How to avoid a heart attack effectively

In a new study, researchers found an effective way to help middle-aged people, especially women, to reduce the risk of a heart attack. The method...
This common diabetes drug may help cut heart disease risk

This common diabetes drug may help cut heart disease risk

In a new study, researchers found a common diabetes drug, metformin, could help reduce heart disease risk even in people who have no diabetes. The...
Depression and heart disease can feed each other

Depression and heart disease can feed each other

Depression and heart disease are among the strongest predictors of death in the first decade, according to a recent study. Researchers have long understood that...
Why tooth loss in middle age is bad for your heart health

Why tooth loss in middle age is bad for your heart health

Losing two or more teeth in middle age is linked to higher cardiovascular disease risk, according to recent research. Previous studies have shown that dental...
Portfolio diet could lower heart disease risk

Portfolio diet could lower heart disease risk

In a recent study, researchers from the University of Toronto found that the portfolio diet, a plant-based way of eating, could reduce many risk...

Resting heart rate higher than 75 may signal big health risk in men

In a new study, researchers found that men who have a resting heart rate higher than 75 per minute in their mid-life have a...

What a cardiologist eats to protect heart health

It is known that a healthy diet plays a very important role in our heart health. Foods high in cholesterol, saturated fat, sugar, and salt...
How to protect your heart valve health

How to protect your heart valve health

Mick Jagger reportedly underwent heart valve replacement surgery in New York last week. His condition highlights the importance of protecting heart valve health. Dr. Catherine Otto,...