Doctors have discovered a potential problem involving implanted heart valves that hundreds of thousands of people have received — they don't always open and close properly, possibl...
Medical device maker St Jude Medical Inc said it had received a warning letter from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration related to "some non-conformities" observed from its manuf...
Older adults with hearing impairment may have a higher risk of dying than people with normal hearing, a recent study suggests.
People with long-term exposure to loud noise at work or in leisure activities may be at increased risk of heart disease, a U.S. study finds.
Web surfing may not be as big a factor in teenage weight gain as how many excess pounds children are carrying around at the start of adolescence, a Swiss study suggests.
While experts continue to debate the health effects of saturated fat, a new U.S. study suggests its link to heart disease depends on what else a person eats.
Stroke is rare in children, but the risk of it happening is increased when a child has a cold or the flu, and reduced when kids are fully vaccinated, according to a new study.
Although a vegetarian diet has many health benefits, eating meat may not be so terrible for you either, as long as you include plenty of vegetables, too, according to a new study.
People who are inactive for hours on end each day may face an increased risk of diabetes and heart disease even if they also get regular exercise, a U.S. study confirms.
Novartis AG's new heart failure drug, Entresto, has been recommended for approval in Europe by the European Medicines Agency's review body, the company said on Friday.