Weight-loss related changes in risk factors for diabetes and cardiovascular disease are often linked to visceral fat, rather than other types of fat deposits, especially in people with different racial and ethnic backgrounds.
Recall of several medicines containing valsartan, which includes hypertension and heart failure drugs such as Teva, Major, Actavis and more.
Eating about 30 calories a day of dark chocolate was associated with a lowering of blood pressure, without weight gain or other adverse effects.
FDA announced the approval of Ranexa (ranolazine), a new drug for the treatment of chronic angina.
Adults with hypertension may be able to lower their weight and their blood pressure by following a weight-loss diet or using the medication orlistat.
After school lifestyle education and physical training programs can benefit obese children and adolescents by altering their body compositions and providing primary prevention of cardiovascular disease.
New study compared the effectiveness of metabolic or bariatric surgery with standard diabetes treatments, along with wide range of outcomes, such as cholesterol, cardiovascular...
Study of new blend of cooking oil that enables people to heighten their metabolism, lower their cholesterol and, in some cases, lose weight.
Drinking more sugar-sweetened beverages or eating fewer fruits and vegetables both may be associated with an increased risk of type 2 diabetes, whereas eating a low-fat diet does not appear to be associated with any change in diabetes risk.
Scientists have produced human intestinal lining that re-creates living tissue inside an organ-chip. The findings have the potential to advance personalized treatments for gastrointestinal diseases and others.
Protein linked to heart disease found to be more prevalent in low-income people, minorities and women; findings may help explain why the poor age faster.
People who have had silent strokes, which have no symptoms, are 8 to 12 percent more likely to have a major debilitating stroke within the following year.
Intakes of dietary or supplemental antioxidants were not associated with a decreased risk of prostate cancer among men in the Prostate, Lung, Colorectal, and Ovarian (PLCO) Cancer Screening Trial.
New ASU study examines the factors that contribute toward children becoming overweight or obese in early adulthood.
Exercising and losing weight can significantly reduce the overproduction of insulin and lower the blood pressure of patients with Syndrome X.
Researchers help create a closed-loop artificial pancreas to automatically monitor blood sugar levels and administer insulin to patients with Type 1 diabetes.