In the battle of the cardio machines the treadmill reigns supreme, but the elliptical cross trainer could be a contender.
A study conducted by a Taiwanese hospital has shown that drinking a moderate amount of red wine daily could potentially lower the risk of cardiovascular disease by helping give a boost to cells that repair blood vessels.
Angiotech Pharmaceuticals and partner Athersys Inc. said on Thursday their early-stage clinical trial of a stem cell therapy for heart attack patients showed improved heart function and was well-tolerated at all dosages.
High levels of the stress hormone cortisol in hair may be a strong predictor of heart attacks months in advance, said Canadian researchers in the journal Stress.
Exposure to chemicals used to make non-stick cookware and which are found in microwave popcorn may raise blood cholesterol levels in children, a study published Monday says.
Adequate exercise designed by professionals has proven effective in helping prevent cardiac patients from having a heart attack, with the fatality rate reduced by at least 25 percent, a doctor said yesterday.
Replacing the heart's aortic valve with one's own pulmonary valve rather than the same body part from a donor boosts survival and quality of life, according to a study released Tuesday.
People who breathe in a lot of other people's tobacco smoke are twice as likely to die from heart disease as those exposed to lower levels of “secondhand” smoke, according to a British study.
Eating hot dogs, bacon, sausage or deli meats increases the chance of heart disease by 42 percent, U.S. researchers said in a report out Monday.
People who work three hours or more of overtime per day run a 60-percent higher risk of bad heart problems compared to those who work regular hours, a study published in the European Heart Journal said.