Health News

FDA Questions Soy Protein Benefits
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is calling the heart heath benefits of soy protein into question.
Gestational Diabetes and Your Heart
Pregnant women who experience gestational diabetes may have an increased risk of heart disease later on, a new study found.
Stroke Risk Factors: A Growing Threat
In spite of stroke-prevention efforts in recent years, stroke risk factors appear to be becoming more common, according to a new study.
Dropping Daily Aspirin May Endanger Your Heart
Quitting your daily aspirin therapy may raise your risk of heart attack and stroke, according to a new study.
For Heart Attack Survival, Age Makes a Difference
Your age may affect your chance of survival in the hospital after a heart attack, a new study found.
All Types of Exercise Tied to Benefits
Household chores, washing the dog, taking the stairs and all other kinds of physical activity may reduce your risk of death, according to a new study.
A Roadblock in Stroke Prevention
After 40 years, the United States is seeing stalled progress in preventing stroke deaths, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Obesity: Still a Big Problem in the US
Obesity continues to be a significant health concern across the United States, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Blood Pressure Control: The Impact of Starting Early
Young adults may have a knowledge gap when it comes to blood pressure control, according to a new study.
The Benefits of Intensive Blood Pressure Control
Two new studies are arguing that more intensive blood pressure control could prevent heart disease in high-risk patients, as well as improve their quality of life.