Consuming vegetable oils has been associated with a reduction in total and low-density lipoprotein (LDL), or bad, cholesterol.
In the U.S., less than a third of older heart “event” patients being discharged from the hospital get the recommended high-intensity statins, according to a new study that looked at prescriptions...
A digestion byproduct derived from high-fat animal products and previously found to increase the risk of heart disease has now also been linked to chronic kidney disease (CKD), according to a study...
A Texas teen who underwent his fifth surgery to replace a heart valve was surprised by his teammates who organized a 150 person vigil outside of his window.
The Food and Drug Administration is requiring makers of heart-zapping defibrillators to submit more data on the emergency care devices after years of recalls and manufacturing problems.
Trouble sleeping, especially trouble falling asleep, may be associated with high blood pressure, according to a new study from China.
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...
Doctors at Children’s Mercy Hospital are keeping tabs on their some of their sickest patients with the help of an app they developed to monitor their hearts.
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.