Winter means flu season. And, for those living with chronic conditions, such as heart disease, the flu can be seriously dangerous.
High blood pressure is known as the “silent killer” because there are no obvious warning signs. That might explain why nearly half of people diagnosed with it aren’t worried about having a heart attack or stroke.
Home-based cardiac rehabilitation could help many patients recover from heart attacks, surgery or other serious problems, but not enough people get it, a new report says.
LDL cholesterol — the so-called “bad” cholesterol — is known to narrow arteries, which can lead to heart attacks and strokes. It’s also now suspected of contributing to venous thromboembolism, new research suggests.
Having Type 2 diabetes or heart failure independently increases the risk for getting the other, and both often occur together, further worsening a patient’s health, quality of life and care costs, a new report says.
A new generation of tobacco products threatens to addict a new generation of users to nicotine, a report warns.
A new study shows people with mild heart defects have an increased risk of cardiovascular problems later in life.
Spending your golden years in a place with lots of trees and other greenery can be visually pleasing – and it also might be good for your heart, according to a new study.
Night-to-night changes in when people get to sleep and how long they sleep could impact cardiovascular risk, according to a new study.
Brushing your teeth twice a day for at least two minutes may lower the risk of cardiovascular diseases, a study suggests.
Preliminary research suggests African-American patients may experience longer wait times than other racial and ethnic groups.
Exposure to high cholesterol over a lifetime can increase the risk for heart attack or stroke. Scientific guidelines say managing this waxy, fat-like substance in the blood should be a concern for all ages.