By Nsikan Akpan | Jun 17, 2013 06:33 PM EDT
National campaigns to reduce salt content in UK bread are working and could serve as model for countries like U.S., New Zealand, and Australia, where bread is the biggest contributor of dietary sodium.
By Jonathan Weiss | Jun 10, 2013 04:19 PM EDT
A spike in yearly human deaths can be attributed to the mass death of trees from an insect invasion.
By Susan Scutti | Jun 10, 2013 04:52 PM EDT
As Father's day fast approaches, why not give what means most? Discuss with your dad the health screenings that keep him safe and well.
By Ansa Varughese | Jun 06, 2013 02:54 PM EDT
Researchers found that obese mothers could pass on risks of developing cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes to their grandchildren.
By Susan Scutti | May 31, 2013 04:48 PM EDT
The health consequences of long-term joblessness range from cardiovascular risks to troubled mental health.
By Lizette Borreli | May 30, 2013 06:37 PM EDT
Blood donors who donate regularly lower their risk of developing life-threatening illnesses.
By Nadia-Elysse Harris | May 28, 2013 04:17 PM EDT
American doctors blame FDA delays for keeping new, innovative medical devices out of the hands of patients who need them.
By Justin Caba | May 24, 2013 02:54 PM EDT
On Friday, fast food giant McDonald's released its menu item with the most calories yet.
By Nsikan Akpan | May 21, 2013 05:08 PM EDT
Treatment with the SSRI antidepressant results in a lower rate of mental stress-induced cardiac injury.
By Christie Rizk | May 21, 2013 12:27 PM EDT
A new study funded by the National Confectioners Association claims frequent candy consumption isn't linked to obesity or heart problems.
By Evan Winchester | May 20, 2013 08:45 PM EDT
A Yale University heart specialist says blanket restrictions may not be necessary, referring to current guidelines that limit physical activity for people with ICDs.
By Christie Rizk | May 14, 2013 06:35 PM EDT
Intense fits of anger can raise a person's risk for heart attack, a new study finds.
By Susan Scutti | May 08, 2013 02:59 PM EDT
A nutritional study reveals the cardiovascular benefits of eating whole walnuts or walnut oil.
By Justin Caba | Apr 23, 2013 01:54 PM EDT
Researchers say pollution from heavily populated cities may spell future heart problems for its inhabitants.
By Makini Brice | Jan 24, 2013 02:11 PM EST
Snoring is generally considered little more than a bedroom annoyance.