Walking to work may significantly decrease a person's risk of diabetes, a new study suggests.
Obese African Americans are significantly less likely than their white counterparts to undergo bariatric surgery, according to new research.
Researchers found that the popular type-2 diabetes drug, metformin was effective in extending the lifespan of male mice.
Researchers report that taking fish oil supplements helped prevent serious pregnancy complications in rat models.
The risk of elevated blood pressure among children and teens increased by nearly a third during a thirteen-year period, according to new research.
A new study reveals more reasons why you should start helping others. Researchers found that volunteering can help protect older people against high blood pressure.
Not getting enough sun can put you at risk for hypertension, according to a new study. Scientists conducting the world's largest genetic study found a strong association between changes in a person's blood pressure and how much of the "sunshine vitamin" they get.
Researchers report that common painkillers, like ibuprofen and diclofenac, could increase one's risk of a heart attack.
Researchers stated that too much weight gain during infancy could result in an increased risk of obesity and heart disease later in life.
High blood pressure can go undiagnosed for years starting from adolescence.
How you live your life as a teen may play a critical role in determining your stroke risk later in life, according to a new study.
A panel of researchers compiled by the American Heart Association concluded that non drug therapy options, such as exercise and acupuncture, for treating hypertension have small degrees of effectiveness.
Why not start your mornings with a cup of beetroot juice? Scientists found that having just a cup of beetroot juice can significantly lower blood pressure.
People with "apple-shaped" bodies or "muffin-tops" are more predisposed to an increased risk of kidney disease and developing cardiovascular problems later on in life, according to a new study released Thursday.
The CDC reports that 28 percent of Americans have high blood pressure in 2009.