A new study has found too few Indigenous people are getting health checks, despite their elevated risk of heart problems.
As luxury housing developments swallow up agricultural land, they also diminish our food security and health.
The World Health Organization has made bold progress by including many tests for non-communicable diseases on its new 'Essential Diagnostics List.'
Even using public transport is better for your health than travelling by car.
Creased earlobes, loose teeth and clubbed finger nails – some of the less obvious signs of heart disease.
College students may think they are living a fit life, but a recent study adds to growing research that suggests that many students are developing risk factors for heart disease.
One bout of exercise protects your heart immediately, and the effect lasts for several days.
As government representatives meet at the WHO global conference on noncommunicable diseases in Uruguay this week, their focus should be on reducing the health impacts of trade deals.
If you sit all day at work, then cancer, diabetes, heart disease and death are the likely outcomes. A cardiologist explains how the simple act of counting can reverse this evolutionary trend.
If you're 45 or older and have depression, new research suggests you may need to ask for a heart check when you next see your doctor.
Metabolically healthy obese people are at increased risk of cardiovascular disease, a large new study finds.
Annoyed you don't have a sit-stand desk? Spare a thought for those workers who have to stand all day: Standing may double the risk of heart disease.
Heart disease has long been considered a man's condition. Our ignorance of its impact on women has led to gaps in outcomes for men and women suffering the same condition.
A blood pressure test can say a lot about your health, but new research says not all readings are correct.
While we must put in place effective measures to protect against the malicious use of personal data, not using the information collected about Australians comes at a cost.
An Australian trial will give us a clearer picture of whether healthy old people benefit from taking statins to prevent heart disease and stroke.
Child support grants are an income resource that enables caregivers to make healthier food choices and provide the means to send their children to school earlier.
We need to eat a healthy diet, do some exercise and avoid stress rather than blame saturated fat for heart disease, says a recent editorial. But does the evidence stack up?
Using electronic medical records may be a better way to treat those at risk of heart disease than treating everyone or treating only known 'at risk' groups.
A perfect storm of risk factors makes January the deadliest month for cardiovascular disease.