Researchers have found that taking nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), such as ibuprofen, naproxen, aspirin and celecoxib, during an acute respiratory infection may triple the risk of a heart attack.
A new study finds anthocyanins, the brightly colored antioxidant pigments in berries, can help prevent the inflammatory response that causes atherosclerosis.
Long term exposure to air pollution may be linked to heart attacks and strokes by speeding up atherosclerosis.
Every day, millions of people around the globe reach for seemingly innocent pain medications to relieve headaches and backaches as well as the pain and inflammation of arthritis. Are these drugs really safe? If not, is a better alternative on the market?
While chest pain is the most common symptom of a heart attack, many women experience symptoms that are often overlooked -- until it's too late.
Getting a good night’s sleep can impact more than your mood, it can also greatly reduce your risk of having a fatal heart attack.
A popular class of drugs that treat acid reflux and heartburn, which includes Prevacid, Prilosec and Nexium, has long been considered effective with few side effects. Recent research finds this presumed safety is a fallacy. What’s more, studies show that a large percentage of the people who take the medications don’t actually need them.
It’s long been known that people who have blood sugar problems are at higher risk of heart problems. In fact, those with diabetes are two to four times more likely to have heart disease or a stroke than non-diabetics. Now, for the first time, researchers shed some light on the link between blood sugar...
Are you one of the millions of Americans who has heart damaging Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)? You’ve read about the important lifestyle changes like picking olive oil over butter and researched medication options to help minimize your risk, but a new study shows you may be able to reduce your risk even more with...
Why is This Deadly Chemical Still Sold Like it’s No Big Deal? (It’s Possible You Breathe it Every Day)
Inhalation of the fumes of methylene chloride (MC), a common solvent in paint strippers, can cause sudden death – even in those who are young and apparently healthy. While product labels warm the public about its long-term cancer risk, they don’t make clear that it can be fatal with short-term exposure.