The oldest case of acute decompensated heart failure is found in 3,500-year-old mummified remains.
Structures resembling tiny, beating hearts can now be grown in a lab, using stem cells derived from skin tissue. Continue reading →
The modern office has all kinds of comforts and conveniences. Too bad it's also something of a death trap.
The brain, it turns out, is responsible for stopping the heart and not vice versa, a new study finds. Continue reading →
While it might seem logical to assume marijuana smoke isn't as harmful for you as cigarette smoke, the truth is a bit murkier, and it turns out that smoke is smoke -- exposure to either can raise your risk of heart disease.
A new study spanning 15 years found that even a light run of just a handful of minutes per day could make for a healthier, longer-lived you. Tara Long shares the details.
Otzi the Iceman, a well-preserved mummy discovered in the Alps, may have had a genetic predisposition to heart disease, new research suggests.
Eating added sugar not only increases the risk of obesity, but may also increase the risk of dying from heart disease.
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