By John Ericson | Thu, 12/26/2013 - 16:24
The residents of the Cretan village of Anogia and its surrounding areas express a gene variation that appears to protect them from cardiovascular disease.
By John Ericson | Mon, 12/23/2013 - 18:19
Accelerated weight gain in early childhood may up the risk of cardiovascular complications in adolescence and adulthood.
By Lecia Bushak | Thu, 12/19/2013 - 13:27
A new study points to a stress gene as being a risk factor for heart disease.
By Lecia Bushak | Fri, 12/06/2013 - 18:54
Researchers offer active techniques to office workers, hoping to increase their physical movement amid long hours of sitting.
By Lecia Bushak | Sat, 11/30/2013 - 11:06
Exercise is important, but staying active during the rest of the day has equal weight in determining your risk for cardiovascular problems.
By Justin Caba | Tue, 11/26/2013 - 13:27
Almost half of the U.S. population is living with at least one chronic disease, such as heart disease or cancer, according to a new poll by the Pew Research Center.
By Matthew Mientka | Wed, 11/20/2013 - 18:02
A small study found that drinking coffee could improve blood circulation and heart function.
By Nsikan Akpan | Tue, 06/11/2013 - 19:16
People who walk or bike in India have lower rates of obesity along with fewer risks for diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
By Christie Rizk | Tue, 05/21/2013 - 12:27
A new study funded by the National Confectioners Association claims frequent candy consumption isn't linked to obesity or heart problems.
By Christie Rizk | Thu, 05/09/2013 - 12:00
In a new study, researchers describe how a protein called GDF-11 rejuvenated the hearts of old mice.