Heart Health

Your neighborhood’s walkability may be a trick-or-treat for your heart all year

If you're trick-or-treating through a walkable neighborhood on Halloween, go back and do it again the next day, and the day after that –...

Common early sign of heart disease also may show high cancer risk

In a new study, researchers found microvascular endothelial dysfunction, a common early sign of heart disease, is linked to a greater risk of cancer. The...

Retina changes offer glimpse into body’s heart health

Rising blood pressure and stiffening arteries – two risk markers for cardiovascular disease – create easily detectable changes in the tiny blood vessels at...

Middle-aged adults with this mental problem may have a heart attack easily

In a new study, researchers found middle-aged adults who show symptoms of borderline personality disorder may be at greater risk for a heart attack. They...

One avocado a day helps lower ‘bad’ cholesterol for heart health

In a new study, researchers found eating one avocado a day may help keep "bad cholesterol" at bay. The research was conducted by a team...

Scientists find new way to detect heart rhythm problems after stroke

In a new study, researchers have developed a new method to detect irregular heartbeats after stroke. The new method outperformed the approach that’s currently used...

This gout drug may lead to severe skin disease in people with heart problems

In a new study, researchers found heart disease is a big risk factor for severe adverse skin reactions in patients taking allopurinol, a common...

Early menopause may predict high heart disease risk

In a new study, researchers found women who reach menopause before the age of 50 have an increased risk of heart disease. The results showed...

Frequent alcohol drinking may harm your heart rhythm more than binge drinking

In a new study, researchers found drinking small amounts of alcohol frequently is linked to a higher risk of a heart rhythm disorder called...

Common painkillers linked to heart disease in people with arthritis

Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are commonly used to reduce pain. They are some of the most popular drugs to manage pain in patients with osteoarthritis. In...

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Scientists find the major cause of autism

In a new study, researchers discovered that autism is 80% reliant on inherited genes. That means that environmental causes are only responsible for 20% of...
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...

This popular painkiller may harm your blood sugar

In a new study, researchers found popular pain drug opioid tramadol (marketed as ConZip and Ultram) may increase the risk of developing hypoglycemia, or...

Popular high blood pressure drug may increase risk of bowel disease

High blood pressure harms one in ten adults across the globe, and it increases the risk of heart attack and stroke. The most common treatments...
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...