Consider it a wake-up call for generations X and Y: You may think you are healthy, but having cholesterol levels that are even slightly high during your 30s may double your risk for heart disease...
Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) communities have their own specific needs when it comes to health and medicine, according to experts.
Although pediatric high cholesterol levels in the U.S. have gone down since 1999, about one in 10 kids still has high blood pressure, according to a new study.
The Ache: Common cholesterol-lowering drugs called statins can have unpleasant side effects, including muscle aches and weakness.
People who learn they have heart failure often feel emotionally devastated, but new research suggests that accepting the reality of the disease can make life easier.
People whose blood type is A, B or AB have an increased risk of heart disease and shorter life spans than people who have type O blood, according to a new study.
Scientists have identified the crucial genetic mutations that cause a common heart condition called dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM), paving the way for more accurate diagnosis and screening of high...
In Finland, kids who have a “stable, healthy” childhood grow up to have better heart health as adults.
A 20-year study of nearly 70,000 women suggests that lifestyle factors impact heart attack risk in early adulthood.
The percentage of Americans taking medication to control their cholesterol has risen by a third over the past decade, a new study finds