If you’re lifting weights to improve your health, a new study from Iowa State University finds that a little goes a long way, at least when it comes to cutting the risk of a heart attack or stroke.
People who see vivid pictures of their own arteries getting clogged up with debris may be more likely to adopt a heart-healthy lifestyle than individuals who don’t see these images, a recent experiment suggests.
Getting less than 6 hours of sleep nightly on a regular basis or waking up multiple times was independently associated with increased risk...
Current guidelines1 recommend using the Framingham Risk Score or a similar tool to estimate coronary risk in asymptomatic patients, but these tools have only modest accuracy.
Dietary guidelines suggest substituting fat-free or low-fat dairy for full-fat products, but a new study questions those recommendations.
Heart problems that were “largely preventable” killed around 415,000 Americans in 2016, new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says, highlighting the importance of proactive interventions.
Heart attacks and strokes can be catastrophic, life-changing events that are all too common. Heart disease and stroke are preventable, yet they remain leading causes of death, disability, and healthcare spending in the US.
Exposure to arsenic, lead, cadmium, and copper is associated with elevated risk of clinical cardiovascular disease outcomes, according to a review and meta-analysis published online Aug. 29 in The BMJ.
The worldwide cardiology community’s newly revised universal definition of an MI refines the way that cardiologists distinguish between myocardial infarction and myocardial injury, said Joseph S. Alpert, MD, one of the two chairs of the definition-writing panel.
A new method of diagnosing heart attack patients in the emergency department is more accurate and faster than current methods, researchers say.
Over the past 3 decades, age-adjusted mortality for cardiovascular disease (CVD) in the United States has dropped by more than 50%.
Doctors may be more likely to dismiss heart attack symptoms as not heart-related in women younger than age 55, according to a study published online Feb. 20, 2018, by Circulation. This may be the case because women often report other symptoms in addition to chest pain, said the study's authors.
Adults and children should consume a maximum of 10 percent of their daily calories in the form of saturated fat such as meat and butter...