Less or More? The ‘Salt’ Fight Still Continues
Experts now claim that too little salt may be harmful to health, striking a controversy yet again.
Can Medical Marijuana Prevent Type 2 Diabetes?
New research shows how marijuana affects the metabolism and helps to lower blood sugar levels, suggesting that medical marijuana may be used for prevention and treatment of diabetes.
Air Pollution Linked To Kidney Problems
Everyday exposure to traffic fumes can elevate the risk of kidney problems
Eating Popcorn Could Give You Heart Disease
New study finds that a chemical found in packaged microwavable popcorn could give you heart disease.
Spontaneous Mutation May Play a Vital Role in Congenital Heart Defects
De novo mutations may explain congenital heart defects in newborns with healthy parents and siblings.
New Anti-Ageing Treatment For The Heart
Scientists have identified a growth hormone that may help reverse age-related heart failure.
Woof! Petting Your Dog May Slash Risk Of Heart Disease
Want a healthier heart? Consider getting a pet.
Suicide Rate Rises Sharply In Middle-Aged, White Adults: Recession, Economy To Blame?
The suicide rate has risen sharply for middle-aged Americans and many believe the recession is to blame.
Artificial Heart Tissue Created To Treat Cardiovascular Disease, New Study
A team of bioengineers figures out a new way to mend a broken heart: by creating new materials that function just like natural heart tissue.
Vitamin E Supplements Benefit Former Smokers, Improves Heart Health
Vitamin E can help improve vascular function of people who quit smoking, improving heart health and lowering the risk of heart disease by 19 percent.
Western Diet Could Lead To Premature Death
Illnesses like cardiovascular disease and cancer may be linked to processed foods, red meat, bread and butter, researchers find.
Five Ways To Cut Back On Salt
Americans consume double the amount of salt recommended by the health officials.
Quit Smoking Says The CDC, New 'Tips From Former Smokers' Ads Launched (VIDEO)
CDC releases second series of emotionally compelling anti-smoking ads
Too Much Salt Causes 2.3 Million Deaths Every Year
Excessive salt consumption causes 2.3 million deaths a year, new study claims