Loneliness could potentially trigger a heart attack or stroke in older women, warns the American Heart Association.
Scientists discovered a "genetic switch" in fish that facilitates the division and multiplication of cells following heart attacks.
The new cholesterol test measures the anti-inflammatory capacity of HDL (high-density lipoprotein), rather than the total amount in the blood.
Researchers find that genetic traits which create larger HDL cholesterol particles negatively impact the chances of having a heart attack.
Characterized by swollen, painful, and bleeding gums, periodontitis is a common but quite avoidable affliction.
Drinking 3 cups of coffee daily slashes heart attack, stroke risk by a third — but don’t switch to decaf
The findings reveal caffeinated coffee reduces the risk of heart failure by up to 12 percent per cup, but decaf can have the opposite effect.