People with severe but stable heart disease from clogged arteries may have less chest pain if they get a procedure to improve blood flow rather than just giving medicines a chance to help, but it won't cut their risk of…
By Marilynn Marchione, AP Chief Medical Writer
Despite new guidelines for red and processed meat, the answer is still broadly no. Here's why nutritional studies are so confusing.
By Nsikan Akpan
Despite physician recommendations, fewer than 10% of congestive heart failure patients monitor themselves for symptoms of deterioration.
By Nicholas Conn, The Conversation
Scientists have successfully tested a heartbeat-powered pacemaker in living pigs, whose hearts are similar to humans’ in size and function.
By Harini Barath, Scientific American
Obesity could be in your future — and this $50 genetic test can predict your risk.
By Charles Betley, The Conversation
April 15 is Tax Day, as well as the date each year on which the largest tobacco companies pay $9 billion dollars to states because of tobacco-related illnesses such as cancer and heart disease. But what is the real cost…
By Elizabeth Flock
More than 600,000 Americans will have a heart attack this year. As a result many of us -- or someone we love -- will one day undergo a coronary angiogram.
By Laura Santhanam
A recent study highlights how complicated childhood obesity continues to be, as the United States scrambles to address one of the greatest risk factors for chronic illness, including diabetes, cancer and heart disease, later in life.
By Sharon Begley, Andrew Joseph, STAT
The National Institutes of Health will shut down a controversial industry-funded study of moderate drinking and heart disease after a task force found severe ethical and scientific lapses in the study’s planning and execution, the agency’s director said Friday.
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