According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 25 percent of Americans have inactive lifestyles and 75 percent do not meet the weekly exercise recommendations to maintain good health.
Discovery could one day lead to new treatments to improve the ability of patients with diabetes to survive heart attacks and live with coronary artery disease.
Chemicals found in everyday plastics materials are linked to cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure in men, according to researchers.
According a new study of over 3,000 adults aged 70-79, the apparent association between light-to-moderate alcohol consumption and reduced risk of functional decline over time did not hold up after adjustments were made for characteristics related to lifestyle, in particular physical activity, body weight, education, and income.
People who received dietary counseling to help them lower their cholesterol levels reported higher levels of satisfaction with their quality of life and health care than individuals who tried to lower their cholesterol in other ways, according to a new study.
Dangerous overnight blood sugar levels often go undetected and cause prolonged periods of heart rhythm disturbances in older patients with Type 2 diabetes.
A compound in blueberries shows promise of lowering cholesterol as effectively as a commercial drug and has the potential for fewer side effects.
Despite widespread attention to diet, calorie intake may not be a major factor in causing death by heart disease.
Depression raises risks of advanced and severe complications from diabetes, including kidney failure, blindness, heart attack and stroke.
A new tactic in the battle against cardiovascular disease – employing nanoengineered molecules called "nanolipoblockers" as frontline infantry against harmful cholesterol – is showing promise in early laboratory studies.
New light has been shed on how a common diabetes drug can be used to aid recovery from a heart attack, an important step since heart disease is the leading cause of illness in people with diabetes.
Drinking tea on a regular basis may help protect patients with existing cardiovascular disease, according to a study which finds that tea consumption is associated with an increased rate of survival following a heart attack.
Most Americans are consuming too much sodium, and not enough potassium, with some differences based on sex and ethnicity. A majority of Americans consume too...
A new study has discovered that supplements of lipoic acid can inhibit formation of arterial lesions, lower triglycerides, and reduce blood vessel inflammation and weight gain - all key issues for addressing cardiovascular disease.
To avert a first heart attack or stroke, physicians should routinely assess patients' general risk of cardiovascular disease beginning at age 20, according to new American Heart Association recommendations.
Alarming study showed that within three years of a dangerously low blood sugar episode requiring an emergency department visit, one-third of those in the...