By Makini Brice | Wed, 12/19/2012 - 16:55
A study has found that stress can elevate your risk of a heart attack by 27 percent - the equivalent of smoking five cigarettes each day.
By Amber Moore | Mon, 12/17/2012 - 17:29
Researchers have found a way to turn ordinary heart muscle cells into pacemaker cells just by inserting a gene.
By Makini Brice | Fri, 11/30/2012 - 16:16
Workouts should be limited to 50 minutes a day so that exercisers do not overexert their hearts.
By Makini Brice | Tue, 11/20/2012 - 13:02
Two-year-old Ava Fenton may be called lucky when she starts attending school and she reveals that her parents never yell at her.
By Christine Hsu | Tue, 11/06/2012 - 12:41
A new study revealed that baldness, earlobe crease or yellow fatty deposits around the eyelids, and other signs of aging could predict the risk of heart disease.
By Amber Moore | Tue, 11/06/2012 - 10:47
Donated cells work as good as own stem cells during heart tissue repair.
By Christine Hsu | Wed, 10/17/2012 - 17:58
The Czech man who survived for more than half a year without a heart has died at the age of 37.
By Christine Hsu | Wed, 10/03/2012 - 16:25
A 37-year-old man from Czech Republic recently became the first man to live without a heart for six months.
By Makini Brice | Wed, 10/03/2012 - 11:14
At $10 a month for a generic version, beta blockers are cheap and popular. A study suggests that the drug may be over-prescribed and that patients who take them are no less likely to die of their condition or to suffer from heart attacks or strokes.
By Christine Hsu | Wed, 09/19/2012 - 11:30
Extreme temperatures during heat waves and cold spells may significantly increase the risk of premature death from heart disease, according to a new study.