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How to Lower Your Diabetes Risk While You Sleep
Patients who take their blood pressure medications at bedtime may wake up with a lower risk of diabetes.
Atrial Fibrillation: What Women Need to Know
Heart rhythm disorders affect more than 2 million Americans. The most common of these disorders is atrial fibrillation (AFib) — and it may affect women differently than men.
Weight Loss Surgery Benefits Were Short-Lived
Weight loss surgery can produce dramatic results, but it seems that keeping the weight off can be a challenge.
What's Good for Diabetes May Be Good for the Heart
For those with type 2 diabetes, keeping blood sugar levels under control can seem like walking a tightrope. But that delicate balancing act may benefit more than just blood sugar.
For Your Heart’s Sake, Get out of Your Chair
Sitting may feel nice, especially after a long day. Too much of it, however, isn't doing your heart health any favors.
Healthy Valentine’s Day for a Healthy Heart
Valentine’s Day — a day of chocolates, romantic dinners and loving hearts. Why can't it also be a day to focus on heart health?
With Diabetes, Cutting Blood Pressure a Little May Go a Long Way
Having a normal blood pressure is good for overall health, but in diabetes patients, it may also be critical to preventing major heart problems.
Ovarian Problem May Have Other Health Effects
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and infertility have been well-known dance partners for many years. Now new evidence suggests that PCOS is also dancing with a lot of other chronic health issues.
6 Ways to Save Your Heart Health
Pumping iron to stay strong may keep your heart pumping, too. Healthy lifestyle practices may prevent the majority of heart attacks in younger women.
Who Is Protected From Obesity Problems?
Obesity and metabolic problems may not always go hand-in-hand. Some obese people may not develop the metabolic changes that are often tied to obesity.