Exercise is good for you, but some extreme athletes can push past healthy limits. A recent study shows some athletes have higher rates of heart problems than people who exercise more moderately.
Cancer patients who’ve undergone chest radiation therapy may incur cardiovascular damage that shows up decades later. Surgeons recommend multi-component procedures, or other therapies based upon each patient’s risk.
A new drug shows promise in improving the treatment of heart failure. A clinical trial showed it lowered the chances of death or hospitalization by about 20 percent compared to the current standard drug treatment.
Researchers in Rome found that some patients with peripheral artery disease walked farther with less pain after eating dark chocolate.
This portobello mushroom sandwich is packed with flavor thanks to a mix of tangy, flavorful balsamic vinegar dressing, fresh basil and tomato, red onions and roasted red peppers.
Measuring blood pressure seems so simple that desk-like kiosks for checking blood pressure have popped up everywhere. They may be accessible and easy to use, but they often don't provide accurate information.
All medications and supplements, no matter how seemingly harmless, should be discussed with your cardiologists first. Learn which medications to be wary of.
Are you one of those super fans whose adrenaline really gets pumping while rooting for your favorite sports team? If so, you could be at a slightly higher risk for a cardiac issue: Find out why.
Antioxidants in pecans may help promote heart health according to a study published in the January 2011 issue of The Journal of Nutrition.