Researchers from Brigham and Women’s Hospital say that this risk may last 12 or more years after a shingles outbreak.
The technique offers hope that doctors will be able to prescribe vulnerable individuals cholesterol-reducing drugs before it's too late.
Researchers say people with a form of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) are more likely to develop cardiovascular disease.
Oxytocin, called the "love hormone," helps heal the organ by boosting production of stem cells.
Scientists say this one "polypill" could replace all the prescription drugs patients normally have to take after a cardiac event.
While the impact of pollution on health may not be a surprise, researchers note they only found a correlation among non-smokers.