Healthy heart at young age can prevent diseases in later years

A new study has examined that diseases in later life can be prevented if one maintains a healthy heart when one is young.

Cardiologists strongly back Obamacare, worry over rocky start

American cardiologists appear staunch in their support for President Barack Obama`s healthcare reform, although some fear that its rocky launch could derail efforts to improve preventive care for needy patients.

Go nuts! Healthy facts about nuts!

Good things come in small packages and nuts are no exceptions. These nuggets are packed with healthy fats, protein, vitamins, and minerals.

Kids today run slower than their parents: Study

Kids worldwide run slower than their parents did, and a big reason why is because they are heavier, researchers said this week at a major US medical conference.

Amgen cholesterol drug appears safe, cut LDL 52 percent at 1 year: Study

Amgen Inc`s experimental heart medicine from a closely watched new class of drugs called PCSK9 inhibitors lowered "bad" LDL cholesterol 52 percent after one year with no major increase in serious adverse side effects compared with standard drugs, such as statins, according to data from a study.

Diet, exercise key for improving heart health

The American Heart Association wants to improve the heart health of all Americans by 20 percent by 2020.

A joint venture to check heart attacks in India, US

An influential body of Indian American physicians and the American Heart Association (AHA) have joined hands to reduce the incidence of and deaths from heart attacks in India and the US.

Small lifestyle changes could reduce stroke risk

A new study has revealed that making small lifestyle changes could reduce your risk of having a stroke.

Top doctors aim to fix record on gums-heart link

American Heart Association (AHA) issued a "scientific statement" concluding that gum disease has not been shown to raise the risk of, let alone cause cardiovascular illness.