Health News

There's Now a Generic Crestor
The first generic version of Crestor (rosuvastatin) has received approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
The Link Between Statins and Colorectal Cancer
In a new study, researchers took a closer look at the relationship between statins, cholesterol and colorectal cancer.
A Healthy Diet for Heart Patients
In patients with coronary artery disease, the Mediterranean diet may reduce heart attack and stroke risk, a new study found.
Breast Cancer Rx and Heart Disease Risk
Researchers have known little about the use of aromatase inhibitors and heart disease risk in breast cancer survivors — until now.
No Heart Risk Found for Common Supplements
Calcium and vitamin D supplements may not pose a raised risk of heart problems, a new study found.
Vegetable Oils May Not Help You Live Longer
There's now reason to doubt the heart-health benefits of vegetable oils rich in linoleic acid, according to a new study.
For Cardiac Arrest, Rx May Save the Day
When patients enter cardiac arrest outside of a hospital, certain heart rhythm medications could help patients survive the ambulance trip to the hospital.
What's Behind the USPSTF's Aspirin Guidance
The US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) just released new guidance on daily aspirin to prevent cardiovascular disease (CVD) and colorectal cancer. But what was behind that recommendation?
Is a Daily Aspirin Right for You?
The US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has issued a recommendation on taking aspirin for heart attack, stroke and colorectal cancer prevention for certain patients.
Surgery Might Help Some Heart Patients
Heart failure patients with clogged arteries had a better chance of surviving 10 years if they had bypass surgery and took medications, as opposed to just taking medications, a new study found.