Recommended salt intake levels should be lowered further, despite previous contradictory research.
It's time characters on TV reflected not only women's experience of heart disease but those of men from diverse backgrounds if we want to prevent more people dying from heart disease.
Personalised nutrition has the power to save lives.
Drinking one less pint of beer a week could cut the risk of cardiovascular disease by almost half.
Salt consumption in China is among the highest in the world.
Smoking-related cardiovascular disease like heart attack and stroke results in 11,400 people being sent to hospital and 6,400 people dying in Australia each year, new research shows.
Heart disease and stroke is the leading cause of death for Australian women. There are many risk factors for heart disease, but one we don't pay enough attention to is poor mental health.
On the whole, we're living longer and healthier lives, thanks to advances in medical care, as well as lifestyle changes. But there are major differences in the health experiences of different groups.
Losing just 5% of weight in people newly diagnosed with diabetes can reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease.
A recent research study found that cheese reduced insulin resistance in prediabetic rat models.
Getting enough exercise to offset the health impacts of sitting might be easier than you think, new research shows.
Smokeless tobacco products cause death and disability yet they are barely controlled in many countries.
Brief exposure to a family of chemicals used as flame retardants early in life can permanently alter fat levels in the blood and liver, raising the risk of liver cancer and heart disease.
Each extra hour of light activity above three hours cuts your risk of heart attack by 15%.
Some of the advice on eggs should be taken with a pinch of salt.
Sexism in cardiovascular research means that heart attacks are often missed in women. And that women are less likely to receive recommended therapies and rehabilitation opportunities.
Both diets can help to lower cholesterol, but which is better?
At the turn of the century, the greatest threats were posed by infectious diseases today, the biggest threats are posed by lifestyle diseases.
Having children is linked to a greater risk of heart attacks and stroke, but kids aren't completely bad for your health.
Stressful events can permanently damage your heart and increase your risk of death. Scientists have been discovering more about it.