A virus scooped up from a lake saved an 80-year-old Connecticut man who had a life-threatening bacterial infection in his heart.
Inside your body there’s a bustling highway with your beating heart at the center. Learn all about your body’s 60,000 miles of microscopic blood vessels, 5 to 6 quarts of blood, and the sundry passengers (lymph, blood cells, nutrients and more) that ride it every day.
Chronic diseases such as heart disease and diabetes are serious health concerns by themselves, but to make matters worse, they may also raise the risk of cancer.
People who experience migraines may be more likely to develop cardiovascular problems, a new study from Denmark finds.
A new review looks at whether omega-3 fatty acid supplements really benefit people with heart disease.
The flu can be a serious illness itself, but it may also increase the risk of having a heart attack, a new study from Canada finds.
People who increase their physical activity may experience beneficial changes in their heart's structure, and these changes could reduce the risk of heart failure, a new study suggests.
A girl's heart appears to beat literally outside of her chest in a recent video, but what causes this to happen?
Smoking marijuana has been linked with heart problems, but a surprising new finding suggests the drug may have benefits for people with heart failure.
Good news for dog owners: Man's best friend may help lower a person's risk of heart disease, a new study from Sweden finds.
ANAHEIM, Calif. — Getting too much sleep may increase the risk for heart disease in older women, early research suggests.
From the Apple Watch to standing desks, a number of products today attempt to get users to stand more and sit less. But exactly how many more calories are do you burn?
High blood pressure is a serious disease that can, over time, damage the blood vessel walls and increase a person's risk of heart attack, stroke and other conditions.
Drinking as little as one cup of coffee a week may lower your risk of stroke and heart failure, a new study suggests.