Getting people to exercise isn’t as easy as dangling money in front of them like a carrot in front of a hungry horse. It turns out, it’s better to show them the money and then threaten to take it away.
A varied, quality diet could help prevent hospitalizations and even death among patients with heart failure, according to a recent study.
There’s plenty of evidence showing that eating right, exercising and other good habits make for a healthy heart. Those behaviors help keep our brains sharper, too, two studies show.
When it comes to physical activity, experts say more movement is great – but more movement with greater intensity is best. Google Fit now knows the difference.
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.