Getting the recommended levels of exercise significantly reduces risk for heart attack and death, study finds.
Children from poorer families show signs of worsening heart health even before their teenage years.
The size and density of coronary artery calcium have contrasting effects on risk for heart disease.
Study finds one in five adults at risk for heart disease feels no need to improve health.
Checking for calcium build-up in the heart’s arteries identifies patients at increased risk for heart disease, finds study.
Maintaining healthy gums may help reduce risk for heart disease.
A stronger combination of blood thinners may be safe in heart attack patients, finds study.
Current research shows a lack of evidence to recommend fish oil supplements to the general population.
PCSK9 inhibitors lower LDL and risk for heart complications, but access to the drug is an issue for many.
A large Chinese study highlights the power of prevention.
While heart failure has become an increasing concern, overall death rates from heart disease declined by 25% in recent years.
Most younger heart patients experience warning signs in the week before a heart attack but few take action, finds study.
The negative health effects of alcohol abuse are similar to that of traditional cardiovascular risk factors, finds study.
Weighing risks and benefits of daily aspirin for primary prevention of heart disease remains challenging.
Women often experience heart attack symptoms differently than men. It's important for a woman to be able to recognize the symptoms of a heart attack and react quickly by calling 911.
It's important for men to recognize the symptoms of a heart attack, remain calm and quickly call 911. Under no circumstances should men try to "tough it out."