Move More to Prevent Heart Failure

MONDAY, Oct. 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- When it comes to preventing heart failure, the more exercise, the better.

Some Blood Pressure Drugs May Be Risky for Certain Surgery Patients

MONDAY, Oct. 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Some people on blood pressure drugs called beta blockers may face heightened risks of heart complications during non-cardiac surgeries, a new, large study suggests.

Short Bursts of Intense Exercise Seems Good for Teen Hearts: Study

MONDAY, Oct. 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Could just a few minutes of intense exercise three times a week reduce teens' risk of potential heart problems?

Severely Obese Kids at Higher Risk for Heart Disease, Diabetes

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Children who are severely obese, especially boys, have risk factors that increase their odds of getting heart disease and diabetes, new research finds.

Colds, Flu Up Odds for Stroke in Kids, Though Risk Is Low: Study

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Having a cold or the flu may sometimes trigger a stroke in children -- particularly those with underlying health conditions -- though the overall risk remains low, a new study indicates.

Earlier Hormone Therapy May Pose Less Risk for Menopausal Women

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women who start hormone therapy toward the beginning of menopause may have a lower risk of developing heart disease, new research suggests.

More Evidence High-Fiber, Mediterranean Diet Is Good for You

TUESDAY, Sept. 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Numerous studies have extolled the health benefits of the Mediterranean diet. Now, research suggests the regimen may also boost levels of beneficial fatty acids.

Dieters: Don't Replace Saturated Fats With Processed Carbs

TUESDAY, Sept. 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- When trimming saturated fat from your diet, subbing in whole-grain foods helps your heart, but turning to white bread doesn't, a new study shows.

Health Tip: Things That Affect Your Heart Rate

(HealthDay News) -- Knowing your heart rate (pulse) can help keep tabs on your physical fitness, even if you're not an athlete.

Cancer May Be a Hidden Danger to the Heart: Report

MONDAY, Sept. 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People with cancer could be suffering silent, unseen heart damage due to their malignancy, a new study from Austria reports.