New reports suggest that eating red meat may not be bad for your heart after all. But take that news with a grain of salt. This Q&A explains.
Testing the blood for these newly identified, nontraditional substances is helping
physicians identify patients who are at higher-than-normal risk for heart attack.
A potential new class of drugs may cut your risk of heart attack and stroke in an ingenious way: by targeting specific microbes in the gut. Learn how these new drugs can potentially lower two major risk factors for cardiovascular disease by lowering levels of a harmful compound called TMAO (trimethylamine N-oxide).
When most people think of their risk for having a heart attack or stroke, factors like cholesterol and blood pressure come to mind. But a new study shows that what’s in your gut can play a role as well.