If you enjoy a having a drink, you may perk up when you read a headline touting the health benefits of alcohol. But you also may wonder — how strong is the science behind the headlines?
It's not a real treatment, but the placebo effect demonstrates how the concept of healing can be as influential as the care itself.
Researchers continue to uncover ways genes influence or cause heart disease. But how best to use this information is not always clear.
Researchers are trying a new strategy to combat Alzheimer's disease. Instead of treating Alzheimer's after it develops, scientists are exploring if certain drugs can stop or slow the disease before it starts.
TMAO, a byproduct of gut bacteria digestion of meat and eggs, may be a big reason for the high rate of heart attack and death in people with chronic kidney disease.
Too often, cardiomyopathy goes undetected and untreated for too long. Scientists are working to change that.
A top Cleveland Clinic doctor names four advances that are likely to change the way your doctor prevents and treats heart disease.
These four discoveries made headlines in the past. Now, they’re poised to make a real impact on patient care in 2015 and beyond.
Some claim that vitamin D can lower blood pressure, but these claims are unproven. Vitamin D is essential for your health but too much is dangerous.
Uncontrolled inflammation plays a role in almost every major disease. Find out why researchers spend so much time understanding it — and what you can do to prevent it now.