Bariatric surgery is gaining momentum as a powerful tool in the fight to control — or even cure — type 2 diabetes in some patients.
Want to lower heart surgery risks? Look in the mirror. These days, It's more about your health rather than the type of surgery done. Lower your risk factors by following these basic steps.
Study sparks concern that first-born children are at greater risk for both high blood pressure and diabetes.
Heart surgeon Joseph Sabik, MD provides his advice to diabetics: Keep blood sugar levels within normal ranges.
An American Heart Association report shows slow progress toward the goal of reducing cardiovascular and stroke death by 2020. Cleveland Clinic Cardiologist Steven Nissen, MD, talks about why we, as a nation, need to eat better, consume less and get moving.
People who are committed to keeping their hearts healthy have a good chance of staving off cancer, too, researchers say.
New research indicates that kids who snack while watching TV increase their long-term risk for heart disease. But you can help your children's odds for a healthy life with a few simple measures.
Researchers have found lupus risk has strong ties to genetics. Women generally are more at risk than men, but the staggering difference is tied to family history. Knowing if you are more at risk means you can watch for the signs -- and get early treatment if needed.
The lingering smell and chemicals of cigarette smoke may lead to a bigger problem: damage to your DNA.
Before you reach for an energy drink, decide whether increased blood pressure and a prolonged QT interval (an abnormal heart rhythm) is the buzz you’re after.