Noncommunicable diseases are a growing problem in Africa. Among women, heart disease is a particular concern. Medication to treat it can interfere with pregnancy, making women undesirable partners.
People suffering chronic breathlessness often end up going to hospital because they don't have the proper help to manage the problem.
A bioengineer collaborates with artists, clinicians and patients to come up with an art exhibition with heart.
New data underscore that adults with no high school diploma or GED are at the greatest risk for the leading causes of disease and death.
Taking low-dose aspirin daily doesn't delay the onset of disability in healthy older people. Nor does it prevent heart attack or stroke in those who hadn't experienced either condition before.
It's been trendy for some time – but these nuts are filled with saturated fat.
The researchers found a link between sleeping for longer than eight hours a night and getting heart disease or dying prematurely. But they didn't show the sleep duration caused these problems.
Your weight during your youth could have an effect on your heart for the rest of your life.
Cardiac arrest is a major complication and killer of hospitalized patients, with only about 1 in 5 surviving. A recent study compared responses within hospitals to learn how to improve outcomes.
New research shows women receive sub-optimal care after they have a heart attack and are twice as likely than men to die six months after the attack.
Health coaching looks like more than a fad – it comes with impressive research findings and is winning over the NHS.
The study only showed a correlation between drinking coffee and living longer, but it's still plausible coffee caused the effect.
New guidelines for high blood pressure lower the numbers to define and diagnose high blood pressure. Here are some things you need to know, including how to make sure you get an accurate reading.
A new study has found too few Indigenous people are getting health checks, despite their elevated risk of heart problems.
Researchers are learning even more about how a sedentary lifestyle is bad for our bodies. A recent study shows a link between sitting patterns and diabetes in older people.
A new study found those who reported walking faster were less likely to die prematurely.
A low diversity of gut bacteria may help explain heart attacks in young people, women and certain ethnic groups.
Our new study has found that people who suffer from severe mental illness are at a much higher risk of dying from preventable diseases and conditions.
Previously, a person would be diagnosed with high blood pressure if their systolic reading was 140mmHg. But it's recommended this threshold be lowered to 130mmHg, which will do more harm than good.
Drinking one unit of alcohol reduces your life expectancy by 15 to 30 minutes.