Heart Health

'Good cholesterol' may not always be good

‘Good cholesterol’ may not always be good

In a new study led by the University of Pittsburgh, researchers find that heart-protective qualities of high-density lipoproteins (HDL) - also known as 'good...
New drug combo could help reduce heart attacks and strokes effectively

New drug combo could help reduce heart attacks and strokes effectively

In a recent study, researchers found that a treatment strongly reduced heart attacks and strokes in patients who continue to have high triglyceride levels...
How marriage can protect you from heart disease and stroke

How marriage can protect you from heart disease and stroke

In a recent study, researchers find that marriage may protect against the development of heart disease/stroke as well as influencing who is more likely...

How to prevent a second heart attack

For people who survive a heart attack, the most important thing is to reduce their risk of a second one. However, research shows that about...

Is egg yolk bad for your health?

In a recent UK study, researchers found that eating egg yolk is as bad as smoking when it comes to coronary artery disease. The finding...

Less body fat around hips linked to heart attacks and diabetes

In a new study, researchers found that people who are less likely to put on excess fat around their hips due to their genes...

Two type 2 diabetes drugs linked to heart disease risk

In a new study, researchers found that two drugs commonly prescribed to treat Type 2 diabetes carry a high risk of cardiovascular events such...
New antioxidant could reverse blood vessels aging by 15 to 20 years

New antioxidant could reverse blood vessels aging by 15 to 20 years

In a recent study, researchers find that a novel antioxidant could reverse age-related vascular changes by the equivalent of 15 to 20 years within...

Scientists discover a hidden culprit in heart failure

In a recent study, researchers have pinpointed a hidden culprit that leads to dilated cardiomyopathy—a dangerous condition that accounts for 20 percent of all...

Night shift work may raise risks of heart disease, diabetes

In a new study, researchers found that doing night shift work is linked to higher risks of diabetes and heart disease. The findings suggest that...