Cardiac arrest survivors often face struggles, particularly with their brains. A team of researchers uncovered important connections in the brain of comatose patients that might help doctors know how best to treat them.
A heart failure patient who often feels lonely or left out is more likely to require hospitalization than one who rarely feels socially isolated, a study shows.
How men perform in the bedroom could suggest how healthy their hearts and arteries are. According to new research, erectile dysfunction (ED) may be a risk factor for heart attacks and strokes.
Daily stressors are associated with poor health behaviors that put African-American adults at greater risk of heart disease and stroke, a study finds.
The number of Americans at risk for heart attacks and strokes just got a lot higher. An estimated 103 million U.S. adults have high blood pressure, according to new statistics from the American Heart Association.
Research suggests that there is a possible modest benefit from various types of “sitting meditation.”
Being born with a heart defect may raise the odds of later developing dementia, especially early-onset dementia, a new study finds.
Women with bigger waists relative to their hips face a higher risk of heart attacks than men with a similar body shape, according to a new study.
Eating nearly one-third a cup of almonds a day — either alone or combined with almost one-quarter cup of dark chocolate and 2 1/3 tablespoons of cocoa a day — may reduce a risk factor for coronary heart disease, according to a recent study.
Best known for smoothing facial wrinkles, the neurotoxin Botox® could one day have a new use: stopping an abnormal heart rhythm that sometimes develops after heart surgery.
Chemicals used to make some popular e-cigarette liquid flavorings — including cinnamon, clove, citrus and floral — may cause changes or damage to heart muscle cells, recent research indicates.
The blood from a baby’s umbilical cord is teeming with stem cells — the “blank slate” cells with the ability to become a muscle cell, a brain cell or any other type of cell in the body.