Heart disease trends:
The idea that there is such a thing as 'healthy obesity' has been challenged by new UK research.
It's estimated NHS Health Checks for over 40s save over 300 lives a year in England and result in more people living free of cardiovascular and other diseases each year.
Every minute counts in getting treatment for the most serious type of heart attack, new research confirms.
A heart experts shares some of the things he wishes people knew about heart health.
Bikram 'hot' yoga is no more effective at boosting vascular health than the same yoga postures carried out at room temperature
Middle aged couch potatoes could cut their risk of heart disease with a 2-year exercise training regime, say doctors
Unmarried people with heart disease have a higher risk of dying than their married counterparts, according to a study.
Nearly two thirds of Brits would be unable to cope if someone close to them had a cardiac arrest, St John Ambulance experts say.
According to a large Swedish study, dog owners are less likely to die early.
Having sex is rarely the cause of sudden cardiac arrest, researchers have been telling a medical conference.
Women who become first-time mums in their teens may have a higher risk of heart disease in later life than older mothers, new research suggests.
Patients who undergo heart surgery in the afternoon are less likely to encounter potentially fatal complications than those operated on in the morning, scientists say.
Pollution contributes to more than 50,000 deaths each year in the UK, a major report has concluded.
The ups and downs of married life may affect key risk factors for men's heart health, researchers say.
If you're making changes to your diet for better heart health you are on the right track, but it's always good to be reminded of what's healthy for you, and for your heart.
Lowering blood pressure and reducing cholesterol are 2 important ways of keeping your heart healthy, but experts say taking up meditation could also help.
Researchers say they have developed a blood test that can speedily determine whether a patient has had a heart attack or not.
Everyday activities can be just as good for your heart as gym membership, according to researchers.
One in 10 men aged 50 have hearts that are effectively 10 years older, say health experts.
Going to university may reduce your risk of developing heart disease, a study suggests.
Ground breaking study finds that anti-inflammatory drugs could represent a new era in reducing the risk of heart attacks and stroke
Being divorced brings a particularly high risk of dying from heart disease, say experts
There's mixed news about the effect of alcohol on health in new research - light-to-moderate drinking appears to lower the risk of early death while heavy drinking can significantly increase it.
A new study adds to the growing evidence that the possibility of being 'fat but fit' is nothing more than a myth, with results showing that carrying extra weight can increase the risk of a heart attack in otherwise healthy people.
The majority of people living with an inherited heart condition in the UK are initially misdiagnosed with another condition , say heart experts
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