Stressful events can permanently damage your heart and increase your risk of death. Scientists have been discovering more about it.
Your risk of a heart attack increases 600 per cent within a week of catching the flu. The flu shot decreases that risk, whether you catch the flu or not.
Doctors have long acknowledged heart attacks are more likely to occur in cold weather. But now a major study has confirmed it.
Recent research suggests that biomarkers for dairy fat are inversely associated with the risk of developing type 2 diabetes.
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.
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.
The final word on omega 3 supplements and heart health.
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.