Health News

The Benefits of Cutting Down on Salt
A policy that would reduce salt intake by 10 percent over 10 years could save millions of lives around the world, according to a new study.
The World's Blood Pressure May Be Rising
The number of people with high systolic blood pressure has been rising around the world in recent decades, according to a new study.
Omega-3s and Your Heart
Omega-3 fatty acids may help lower your risk of coronary heart disease, according to a new study.
How Alcohol Affects Your Heart
Alcohol abuse may put your heart health at risk, according to a new study.
When Blood Pressure Readings Aren't Accurate
Your blood pressure in the clinic may not reflect your blood pressure outside the clinic, according to a new study.
Jardiance Gets a New Job
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given Jardiance a new job.
Testosterone, Blood Clots and Time
When it comes to the potential risk of blood clots associated with testosterone treatment, time may play an important role, a new study found.
Younger Smokers May Face Greater Risk
Smoking is dangerous for people of all ages, but younger people who smoke may face higher health risks, a new study found.
Blood Pressure: Like Parent, Like Child
If your parents were diagnosed with high blood pressure before the age of 55, it could mean you have a higher risk of having it, too, a new study found.
High Blood Pressure Around the World
Across the globe, the number of people with high blood pressure has nearly doubled in 40 years, according to a new study.