Most Americans are consuming too much sodium, and not enough potassium, with some differences based on sex and ethnicity.
Americans now take obesity as seriously as cancer, and say it’s an even bigger health threat than heart disease, the nation’s leading killer.
Six Latin American and Caribbean countries continue to face challenges managing more complex health needs related to certain diseases and conditions.
More diabetic patients survive when only arteries are used for bypasses during coronary artery bypass grafting surgery, according to new findings.
Researchers were surprised to learn that too much ‘good’ cholesterol increases a person’s risk of dying early, the same result as when their levels are too low.
The FDA has approved the marketing of two devices from Trevo that, when used within 6-hours of the onset of stroke symptoms, can reduce stroke disabilities.
A disturbing report published by JAMA details the lengths the sugar industry has gone to since the 1950’s to cast fat as the cause for coronary heart disease, while downplaying the risk from sugar consumption, and casts light on the perils of industry sponsored research.
Research reveals important gaps in care, showing that certain people with diabetes are not being prescribed treatment by their doctors that could prevent cardiovascular events such as stroke.
According to researchers, people who are exposed to greater levels of air pollution where they live have a greater risk of developing diabetes, as well as several other health conditions.
Being obese increases the risk of developing heart disease, liver disease and diabetes, but researchers report that citrus fruit may help prevent the effect that obesity has.