Jimmy Kimmel's baby was born with two heart defects. William John 'Billy. Kimmel was born with tetralogy of Fallot with pulmonary artesia, which caused his heart to inadequately oxygenate his blood in the lungs.
Excess fat is never good. However, new research fats sitting in certain areas of the body is more dangerous fats located in other places.
Scientists have discovered the molecule behind the benefits of exercise. It's no secret that exercise can help improve health and lengthen lifespan. However, the bodily changes that help promote these benefits are less clear.
A growing number of heart patients are being diagnosed with cancer, according to a new study. While people with heart failure are surviving more often with heart conditions, new research reveals that they are increasingly more likely to develop cancer.
Though a person may feel young at heart, the organ says otherwise.
Breathe in, breathe out.
We’ve all heard the expression “My heart beats for you.”
A new study suggests that people with obstructive sleep apnea have the same early cardiovascular damage as diabetics. Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a common sleep disorder and has been earlier associated with cardiovascular disease. People with OSA have increased risk of hypertension, arrhythmias, myocardial infarction, stroke, sudden cardiac death and heart failure, Medical Xpress reports.
So many times you have felt that heart ache, in sadness, and felt it pound really hard in happiness. We call ourselves "heartbroken" when we are extremely sad. However, it seems there really is something called a "broken heart syndrome" which could be fatal.
A study of about 200,000 European people has revealed that those who are in highly demanding jobs and have little freedom to make decisions are 23% more likely to experience a heart attack when compared to those with lesser work stress.
According to the findings of a research conducted by Rhode Island Hospital and The Miriam hospitals, the effects of red wine are better than that of vodka.