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Heightened activity in the brain's fear center may set off a chain of dangerous physiological responses.
Don't be lured in by salted caramel -- it's bad for your health.
A joint venture by eight hospitals around Australia is working to reduce the high rate of heart disease among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. An estimated 60 per cent of the Indigenous c...
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Why do we think of heart disease as a men's issue?
Where you carry extra weight may put you at increased risk for heart disease, cancer, and other serious diseases.
"At night, when I'm going to bed, I'll plug my phone in, and then I'll plug myself in."
When was the last time you visited your GP for a medical check-up? I bet you took your car to the mechanic for its scheduled service. Yet, we don't have a maintenance schedule for our own bodies.
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Heart disease is preventable. Depending on the things we do early in life, we can set ourselves up for a healthy heart or an appointment with a heart surgeon like me. As a heart surgeon, here are 10 tips that I follow to keep my heart healthy now and in the future.
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Anyone concerned should talk to their GP.
Working night shifts not only plays havoc with your social life, it can also have an impact on your health. A new study has shown that people who work at least three nights per month are more likely t...
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When you think of 'anti-inflammatory' the things that might spring to mind are arthritis, gels and pills. These a ociations are true, but there’s more to inflammation than we think. Inflammation in th...
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More than a third of heart attack survivors (35%) said they mistook the symptoms of an attack for indigestion, it has been revealed. A new health survey by The British Heart Foundation (BHF) found tha...
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A new genetic study published in the journal Science suggests that contrary to the conventional wisdom, high levels of good cholesterol aren't nece arily heart-protective for everyone. "Twenty years a...
Go home. And don't take your computer with you. New research reminds us that working overtime is terribly unhealthy. The study, which was published this month in the Journal of Occupational and Enviro...