New heart guidelines take a dramatic turn, recommending greatly increased use of cholesterol-lowering statin medications.
A major new study links testosterone replacement therapy to increased risks of heart attack, stroke or death. Why this should be a warning to both patients and doctors.
Many people who have normal blood pressure at home may see an increase at the doctor’s office, a phenomenon known as “white coat syndrome.” Now, research is showing that this condition may not be as harmless as once believed.
Chest pain is the telltale sign of heart attack for both men and women. But some women may experience a heart attack differently.
It's never too late to improve your odds of a longer, healthy life. That's the upbeat message from a new study that shows that heart attack survivors who ate a healthy diet had a lower mortality rate.
The autumn leaves signal it’s time for raking, clearing and trimming. If you’re older or have heart disease, it’s important to listen to your body during fall clean-up.
When statins don’t lower cholesterol enough or cause intolerable side effects, PCSK9 inhibitors promise to be an excellent alternative.
“Fight or flight” response can be dangerous for people with heart problems and even for those with normal hearts.
Former President George W. Bush has had a stent inserted to clear a blockage in his artery. So what’s involved in this procedure?
More than one million people in the U.S. suffer a heart attack each year. For the best chance of survival, you need to respond to symptoms within an hour. Be prepared. Don’t delay. Know the symptoms. And save your life, or the life of someone you love.