Health News

This Vitamin May Help Lower Stroke Risk
As stroke becomes an increasingly common health risk, researchers look for ways patients can lower their risk. And they might have found one.
Menopause Rx: The Heart of the Matter
The use of hormones during menopause was once thought to protect against heart disease, but that may not be the case.
For Your Heart’s Sake, Get out of Your Chair
Sitting may feel nice, especially after a long day. Too much of it, however, isn't doing your heart health any favors.
More Plants on the Plate Might Improve Heart Health
You may not have to completely give up meat to reap some of the possible benefits of a vegetarian diet.
This Menopause Therapy Didn't Affect Death Risk
Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) has been a subject of controversy since past research linked it to health problems like cancer. New evidence, however, might clear up some concerns about this treatment.
Testosterone Therapy May Not Hurt Your Ticker
Men who need testosterone therapy may be able to breathe a sigh of relief. New evidence suggests that testosterone therapy may not increase the risk of heart problems.
How the Mediterranean Diet Might Help Your Heart
Wine, cheese, seafood and pasta — could this really be a heart-healthy diet? Actually, it could be. Called the Mediterranean diet, it includes fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grains, beans, nuts, fish, olive oil and red wine in moderation.
Blocked Arteries Might Affect Rx Effects
When statin medications don’t work, check the arteries. They may not work because the arteries are blocked.
Easy Does It: When Too Much Exercise May Not Be Better
More of a good thing isn't always better. And that may apply to exercise and its effects on heart health.
How a Healthy Heart May Keep You Mobile
A heart-friendly lifestyle is one of your best bets for preventing strokes and heart attacks, and it may help many stay mobile and independent for longer as they age.