- Women with more fat around the waist are considered 20% more likely to suffer a heart attack than those with fat around the hips.
- The diet is known to control hypertension, diabetes, gout and kidney disease and was named the best diet for the 8th year in a row by US News & World Report.
- The study showed that a patient diagnosed 10 years earlier than someone of the same age had a 50% increased risk of dying from cardiovascular disease.
- A diet high in fat and sugar, which could include fast food, may affect the immune system in the same way as a bacterial infection.
- Getting enough deep sleep is important for you health. Here’s how many hours you need and how to get more.
- Certain men are more likely to go into cardiac arrest while having sex.
- Cloudiness or haziness of water, and three other signs that will determine if your drinking water is safe.
- New research suggests that the Mediterranean diet may not be as beneficial to individuals with less education and who earn less money.
- Scientists believe that lengthening telomeres on our cells could slow the signs of aging.
- People are most active in their 20s, but it's all downhill from there, according to new study.
- A new study reveals the substantial differences between US counties for ischemic heart disease and stroke death rates.
- A recent column in the New York Times highlighted two published research papers that found surprising effects of salt consumption.
Cardiovascular disease or heart disease is a class of diseases that involve the heart or blood vessels. While the term technically refers to any disease that affects the cardiovascular system, it is often used to refer to those related to atherosclerosis and/or hypertension. Cardiovascular diseases remain the biggest cause of deaths worldwide, though over the last two decades, cardiovascular mortality rates have declined in many high-income countries.