While number of cancer drugs rose, development of new heart medicines stalled, study finds
American Heart Association statement says it's not enough to move to boost health, you have to sit less
Still protected against diabetes, heart disease and breast cancer
Researchers discovered that 10 controllable risk factors account for 90 percent of all strokes worldwide.
Gender gap persists worldwide in emergency cardiac care
Doctors, patients need to work together to prevent cardiac disease, experts say
People who nap more than 1 hour a day also more likely to develop type 2 diabetes, researchers say
Study finds nearly half were sent to another hospital because of overcrowding in nearest ER
Researchers say finding shows early treatment is important to avert heart attack
What you need to know about a breathing problem that can disrupt your sleep
Study of veterans with irregular heartbeat found one-third suffered such incidents while on the drug
But benefits of Pradaxa still outweigh risks for those with atrial fibrillation, experts say
For years, people have been told that low-dose aspirin can help reduce their risk of dying from a heart attack, stroke or cancer even if they are healthy. Now, this advice is being questioned.
Obese people who undergo weight loss surgery appear to reduce their risk of heart attack, stroke and death, Swedish researchers report.
Shorter hospital stays may be to blame, say researchers
Government task force held off on specific dose recommendations
Widely used statin drug helps lower bad cholesterol
Heart treatment might need to take gender into account, researcher says
In study, early morning hours were the worst time
Statins reduce heart risks without raising odds of cancer, other illnesses, research shows