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High blood pressure, high cholesterol, stress, smoking and drinking too much are all common health issues for men of a certain age - but the reality is that women suffer more.
Dr. James DiNicolantonio, a cardiovascular research scientist, said the longtime demonization of saturated fat is based on flawed science, and that a high-carb diet is responsible for obesity , heart disease, high cholesterol and early mortality.
It's long been known that traffic pollution carries health risks, with multiple studies linking it to heart attacks , autism and even early death .
Obese adolescents who do not get adequate sleep may be at a higher risk of heart disease, diabetes and stroke, a new study has warned.
Two distinct diet armies have formed in the battle against obesity. One side, backed by the USDA food pyramid, argues for low-fat diets that contain grains, veggies, fruit and moderate amounts of protein.
Emmy Award-winning executive producer Helene Lerner hosts this wake-up call for women to improve their cardiovascular health.
Actress AnnaSophia Robb walks the ramp at a fashion show in New York for The Heart Truth, a campaign to raise awareness of the risk of heart disease in women.
Do you need to drink one glass of water for every caffeinated beverage you drink? Are "white foods" like onions less nutritious than broccoli? Is dark chocolate really rich in antioxidants? Read on to learn the truth about seven common nutrition myths.
Heart Foundation worker Melita Griffin has been recognised as a champion young fundraiser for the charity.
Heart disease kills more than 600,000 Americans annually, locally in Riverside, approximately 368.3 people out of every 100,000 people die from the disease making it the leading cause of death for men and women, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention .
Two recent genetic studies expand the list of genes involved with body fat and body mass index, and their connection to major Western health problems: heart disease , high blood pressure and diabetes .
Consuming omega-3 supplements or omega-3-rich food may be as effective as reducing sodium or alcohol, or increasing exercise for reducing blood pressure, says a new meta-analysis of 70 randomized controlled trials.
A Hawaii biotech startup has synthesized a version of astaxanthin, a drug that might become a powerful treatment for all kinds of inflammatory illnesses ranging from heart disease to diabetes.
Burning fuels like coal and gasoline doesn't just give off carbon dioxide. It also releases a cocktail of other pollutants - especially sulfur dioxides and various types of nitrous oxides, all key ingredients in the smog that sits in the atmosphere over highly polluted cities like Los Angeles or Beijing.
One out of every three children in the United States is overweight or obese, which significantly increases their risk of diabetes, heart disease and cancer over their lifetimes.
Adults at risk for heart disease who eat a Mediterranean diet rich in olive oil can lower their chances of developing diabetes, even without restricting calories or boosting exercise, new research suggests.