The negative health effects of Y chromosome loss could be one potential reason women tend to live longer than men.
The heart used in the first pig-human transplant was infected with a pig virus. This reveals that using other species as organ donors may not provide a solution for organ shortages.
It’s a love song cliché and a Hollywood staple, but your heart really might race or skip a beat when you feel love and attraction.
Heart failure patients who took this drug were 22% less likely to die from heart-related causes.
One in ten people are born prematurely.
Cialis may be able to stop heart failure worsening and even reverse some of the disease.
A recent study on the brains of pigs suggested that some activity could be restored even after the porkers had been dead for four hours. A neuroscientist who specializes in brain death explains.
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.
Big data shows that we may need to rethink heart attack treatments.
Anti-inflammatory pain killers such as ibuprofen should no longer be available for sale in grocery stores, but instead restricted to pharmacies.
When George Michael passed away last year news reports all over the world announced the cause as heart failure. It’s unlikely this really was the cause.
Some 85% of research into drugs and treatments ends up on the cutting room floor but not all of that should.
In fact, even a happy heart can break.
The risk of developing an irregular heartbeat was 41% higher among those who were grieving a partner’s loss than among those who hadn’t experienced such loss. And this could last up to a year.
A new study linking sweetened drinks to heart disease is more confusing than enlightening