Desk Job? Even Short Walks Can Offset Damage From Sitting

Taking really short but frequent walks can counteract the harm caused by sitting for long periods of time, a new study suggests.

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Low-Carb Diet May Beat Low-Fat for Weight Loss and Heart Health

For people who want to lose weight and boost their heart health, cutting down on carbohydrates may work better than trimming dietary fat, a new study suggests.

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Antibiotic Might Raise Heart Risks for Some

Taking the widely used antibiotic clarithromycin may boost some patients’ odds of dying from heart-related causes, a new study suggests.

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Heart-Related Deaths Drop Dramatically in U.S.

Deaths and hospitalizations for heart disease and stroke have dropped dramatically in the United States over the past decade, according to a large study of Medicare patients.

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Good Neighbors May Be Good for Your Heart

Having good neighbors may reduce your heart attack risk, new research suggests.

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Latest Sodium Study? Take It With A Grain of Salt

It’s long been known that eating too much salt will raise your blood pressure, but a comprehensive global study now says that too little salt in your diet also can harm your heart health.

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More Exercise Isn’t Always Better For Heart Attack Survivors

Heart attack survivors are encouraged to exercise regularly to improve their cardiac health, but new research suggests there’s a point of diminishing returns.

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The Heart Condition That Can Affect Newfoundland Dogs

Researchers have pinpointed a gene mutation that causes a potentially deadly heart condition in Newfoundland dogs.

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Running Just 5 Minutes a Day Can Help You Live Longer

Runners may live an average three years longer than people who don’t run, according to new research.

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Why Too Much Salt Could Be Extra Harmful For Diabetics

A diet loaded with salt is associated with double the risk of heart attack or stroke in people with type 2 diabetes.

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