Health News

When Cells Eat Too Much Sugar, It Could Be Bad for Your Heart
Researchers have known for a while that chronic inflammation may play a part in coronary artery disease, but haven’t known where the inflammation may be coming from — until now.
Weight Loss: A Little Could Do a Lot
For overweight patients, attempting to shed those extra pounds can be daunting. But even dropping a few can have profound health benefits, new evidence suggests.
How Walnuts Could Affect Weight Loss
Looking to lose weight? You may want to try going a little nuts.
Caffeine Drinkers May Not Miss a Beat
Proponents and opponents of caffeine have long been weighing in on its health effects. Caffeine-lovers will be happy to know that one common caffeine criticism may no longer be on the table.
How Healthy Fat Could Save Your Life
After decades of fat-phobic diets, many people still believe that fat intake is what ultimately leads to obesity and related diseases. In reality, the right fats may actually save lives.
Healthy Teen, Healthier Adult
Teen habits could cast long shadows for men when it comes to high blood pressure (hypertension).
Depressed? Here's Another Reason to Work Out
The idea that exercise could help depressed patients isn't a new one. But what could be a new idea is that it could also help their hearts.
How We Eat: The Salty Truth
Are you eating too much salt? According to new evidence, it's very likely. {C}
Why Heart Failure Patients Shouldn't Give Up
Even if you happened to wait until after a heart failure diagnosis to think about a healthy diet and exercise plan, it may not be too late.
Life's Simple 7: More Than Heart Health
The American Heart Association (AHA) has identified seven simple steps people can take to reduce their risk of heart disease. But new evidence suggests that the AHA's "Life's Simple 7" may wind up benefiting much more than patients' hearts. {C}