A new study finds a correlation between living near a major roadway and an increased risk, in women, of suddenly becoming dead. Wait, what? Tara takes a closer look.
We've all said, at one time or another, that we were "scared to death" by something freak-out-worthy. But unless we were speaking from beyond the grave, we weren't being literal. Can we actually get dead from sheer fright?
Otzi the Iceman, a well-preserved mummy discovered in the Alps, may have had a genetic predisposition to heart disease, new research suggests.
Think you don't have enough time for a workout that will benefit your health? You may want to think again.
Mt. Everest is a natural laboratory that continues to teach scientists lessons about how the body works and why lack of oxygen causes so many problems for climbers and heart failure patients.
When astronauts spend long periods of time in space, their hearts start to become spherical, a new study claims.
A controversial body of research suggests that exercise won’t protect your heart if you don’t also eat well and for some people, take drugs.
A piecemeal approach to assembling an artificial heart could lead to a fully functioning organ sooner than expected.
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