Cutting Calories May Help You Fend Off Age-Linked Disease: Study

TUESDAY, Sept. 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Want to enjoy a healthier old age? Try eating a little less each day.

Blood Pressure May Be Key to Brain Hemorrhage Recurrence

TUESDAY, Sept. 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People who survive a brain hemorrhage, also known as a bleeding stroke, may be at higher risk for another one if they don't control their blood pressure, a new study warns.

Secondhand Smoke in Pregnancy, Youth Tied to Irregular Heartbeat Years Later

TUESDAY, Sept. 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People seem more likely to have atrial fibrillation as adults if they were exposed to secondhand cigarette smoke during childhood or while in the womb, new research suggests.

Too Much Weight in Midlife Tied to Earlier Alzheimer's

TUESDAY, Sept. 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Avoiding middle-age spread could be one way to delay the onset of dementia, a new study hints.

Could Lots of Coffee Up Heart Risks for Young Adults With High Blood Pressure?

MONDAY, Aug. 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Bad news for young coffee lovers: Gulping down lots of your favorite pick-me-up might raise your risk of heart attack if you've already got high blood pressure, a new study suggests.

Cold Weather May Up Risk of Stroke, Severe Heart Attack for Some

MONDAY, Aug. 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The onset of cold weather is clearly a bummer for beach lovers, but two new studies suggest that it may actually pose health risks for some.

Wireless Pacemaker Shows Promise in Early Trial

MONDAY, Aug. 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) --A tiny, wireless heart pacemaker showed promise in early tests and could offer an alternative to conventional, wired pacemakers, researchers report.

Two Measures of Heart Health May Hint at Seniors' Independence

MONDAY, Aug. 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Seniors with a higher resting heart rate and lower heart rate variability are less able to care for themselves, a new study finds.

Naps May Do a Heart Good

MONDAY, Aug. 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Taking a midday nap might be beneficial for your heart, new research suggests.

Knee, Hip Replacement Surgeries Linked to Heart Risks

MONDAY, Aug. 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People who have total hip or knee replacement surgery face a greater risk for a heart attack during the first month following the procedure, a new study finds.