Current cholesterol tests in the UK are outdated and are putting lives at risk.
Taking more exercise is a New Year's resolution to stick to. Exercise reduces risks of depression, cancers, heart disease, stroke and sudden death.
Stress has subtle, underlying effects on almost every part of the body, including the heart, gut and immune system.
It comes down to what and how much you eat over the day, rather than when you eat most of your food.
Australians with lower incomes are dying sooner from potentially preventable diseases than their wealthier counterparts, according to our new report.
South Africa has one last hurdle to cross before it implements a sugar tax to prevent a wide-range of obesity related non-communicable diseases.
Is this more good news for coffee lovers, or a case of be careful what you read?
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From donuts to avocados, food impacts your heart health. Here we delve into the science of how to eat -- to reduce your chances of cardiovascular disease.
Halloween is upon us, and the sugar is horrible for your kids' teeth and health. But fear not -- there are things parents can do to lessen the impact of the candy binge.
Coconut oil is being hailed as the new "superfood", helping us lose weight and kill harmful bugs. But how do the claims stand up to scientific scrutiny?
Children can have heart disease too, and many are born with it.
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.
People generally assume all heart-related death is due to heart attack. But there are differences between cardiac arrest, heart attack and heart failure – and none are synonymous with death.
A new study has been found that television viewing increases your risk of dying from an inflammatory-related condition like Alzheimer's or Parkinson's disease. But it's more complicated than that.
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.
Depending on the overall quality of your diet and intake of saturated fats, you may need to swap your butter for margarine.
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.
Having very high levels of HDL is associated with increased mortality. But that doesn't mean it's not 'good cholesterol'.
A new study has established a cause and effect relationship between years of education and heart disease.