Merck Says New Cholesterol Drug Worked In Big StudyMerck & Co. said Tuesday that a new type of cholesterol drug reduced heart attacks, deaths and other complications of heart disease in a huge, late-stage study.
Soda, Bacon & Too Few Nuts Tied To U.S. DeathsGorging on bacon, skimping on nuts? These are among food habits that new research links with American deaths from heart disease, strokes and diabetes.
George Michael's Cause Of Death RevealedA British coroner says George Michael died of natural causes as the result of heart disease and a fatty liver.
Chronic Stress Linked To A Bigger Waistline In New StudyStress has been linked to a range of physical and mental health problems including high blood pressure, heart disease, a suppressed immune system, and sleep trouble.
It's Not All In The Genes: Clean Living Can Cut Heart RisksClean living can slash your risk for heart disease even if your genes are heavily stacked against you. A large study finds that people with the most inherited risk cut their chances if they didn't smoke, ate well, exercised and stayed slim.
FDA Approves New Type Of Heart Failure DrugPatients with chronic heart failure, a disabling, deadly disease that worsens as the heart gradually pumps less efficiently, are getting a much-needed new option with U.S. approval Wednesday of a novel drug.
Fatal Heart Attacks Occur On Christmas More Than Any Other DayResearchers, more than a decade ago, found that more fatal heart attacks occur on Christmas Day than any other day of the year.
Innovative Program Offers Preventative Paramedic CarePlano's fire department has launched an innovative program that involves paramedics hitting the streets and responding to medical problems at homes before people call 911.
DFW Woman Overcomes Heart Disease OddsKristen Arechiga is 31 years old and has already endured three open heart surgeries as a child and a teen. She has had to live her life very carefully because of heart disease.
Study Ties Nuts To Lower Cancer, Heart Death RiskHelp yourself to some nuts this holiday season. According to a new study, regular nut eaters were less likely to die of cancer or heart disease -- in fact, were less likely to die of any cause.
Stents May Not Help Treat Clogged Kidney Arteries New research raises serious questions about a very common medical procedure — placing a stent to prop open a narrowed kidney artery.
Doctors Told To Get Serious About Obesity Next time you go for a checkup, don't be surprised if your doctor gets on your case about your weight. The medical profession has issued new guidelines for fighting the nation's obesity epidemic.