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Modest weight gain in adulthood boosts disease risk

MIAMI -- Most adults gain weight as they age, but adding as little as 11 pounds (five kilograms) by middle age may substantially raise...

Omega-3 fatty acids linked to lower risk of heart disease

OMEGA-3 fatty acids in fish and dietary supplements are associated with lower odds of heart disease even in people already at elevated risk because...

Heavy drinking tied to higher risk of heart attacks

ALCOHOL ABUSE may increase the risk of heart attacks and other cardiac problems even in people who don’t have a family history of heart...

Too little sleep, or too much, linked to risk of heart...

SLEEP irregularities may be tied to a variety of health problems, such as diabetes and obesity, that can increase the risk of cardiovascular disease,...

Women should worry more about heart disease

“It’s not just breast cancer that kills women,” said Dr. Maria Adelaida Iboleon-Dy, chairman of the cardiology department at St. Luke’s Medical Center in...