Obesity in Youth May Harm the Heart Long-Term, Even After Weight Loss

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new study finds that even if overweight or obese young women slim down later on, obesity-linked damage to the heart may linger for decades.

Heart Disease Doesn't Take a Holiday

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People with heart disease should take a number of precautions if they travel over the Thanksgiving holiday, an expert suggests.

Too Few U.S. Hispanics Have Cholesterol Under Control

MONDAY, Nov. 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Undertreatment of high cholesterol is a major problem among Hispanics in the United States, a new study finds.

Fewer Americans Than Ever Sticking to Heart-Healthy Lifestyle, Study Finds

MONDAY, Nov. 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Americans are faring worse at maintaining heart-healthy lifestyles than they were two decades ago, a new study has found.

Many Americans May Experience 'Silent' Heart Attack

SUNDAY, Nov. 8, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New research suggests that many Americans suffer "silent" heart attacks -- events that go unnoticed but are serious enough to leave scars on the heart.

'Cash for Lower Cholesterol' Program Works With Doc-Patient Teams

SUNDAY, Nov. 8, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- What if you could get paid to improve your health? That was the premise behind a new study that offered cash rewards to help people lower their cholesterol levels.

Better Diets May Be Extending Americans' Lives

MONDAY, Nov. 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Despite the stereotype that Americans are eating more unhealthful foods that leave them vulnerable to assorted diseases, a new study suggests the opposite may be true.

Studies Reveal Gender Gap in Heart Care

MONDAY, Oct. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New research suggests that doctors don't warn younger women when they're at risk for heart disease as often as they warn men.

During Menopause, 'Good' Cholesterol May Lose Protective Effect on Heart

FRIDAY, Oct. 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- HDL cholesterol is commonly called the "good" cholesterol, but new research suggests that it could be harmful to women going through menopause.

Study Sees Link Between High Cholesterol and Tendon Trouble

FRIDAY, Oct. 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- High cholesterol levels may increase your risk of tendon problems and pain, a new study suggests.