Heart Health

Cannabis and heart attack: What you need to know

In a recent study published in Canadian Medical Association Journal, researchers from Unity Health Toronto found adults younger than 45 years who used cannabis...

How low should you go for ideal LDL cholesterol?

Cholesterol is a waxy, fat-like substance necessary to make hormones and vitamin D, and to help you digest food. Your body produces cholesterol, and it's also in...

This common fruit can boost your gut health, lower cholesterol levels

In a new study from the University of California, researchers found evidence that eating grapes can increase gut biome diversity and also lower cholesterol...

15 foods for a healthy heart

Heart disease accounts for almost a third of all deaths worldwide. Diet plays a major role in heart health and can have an impact...

Should your doctor give you aspirin for heart disease prevention?

Recent guidelines have restricted aspirin use in the primary prevention of heart disease to patients under 70, and more recent guidance to patients under...

Custom finger clip offers a new way to measure blood pressure

Monitoring a person's blood pressure on a regular basis can help health care professionals with early detection of various health problems such as high...

Fitness for a healthy heart: What you need to know

Being physically active is a major step toward good heart health. It's one of your most effective tools for strengthening the heart muscle, keeping your weight...

Common heart attack treatment has damaging effects

In a new study from Indiana University, researchers challenge standard treatment methods used to prevent muscle damage during heart attack. They found that a common...

How to treat and prevent heart attack in people with diabetes

In a new study from the Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute, researchers found how to treat and prevent serious events like a heart attack...

Gum disease and heart disease: surprising link

Did you know that your oral hygiene doesn’t just impact your mouth, but also your heart health? Periodontitis, also called gum disease, is a serious gum...