Omega-3 fatty acids may not be heart-healthy
September 24, 2010
Contrary to popular claims, a Dutch study found that most low-dose omega-3 fatty acid supplements may not be heart-healthy or prevent additional cardiac problems.More...
Positive emotions may significantly lower risk for heart disease
March 30, 2010
A new study suggests that people who are generally happy, enthusiastic and content may be reducing their chance of developing heart disease. While the study was "observational," the researchers hope it will lead to clinical trials to establish the link between positive emotions and heart health.More...
Aspirin as a heart disease preventative not for everyone
March 24, 2010
Medical experts are scaling back recommendations that low-dose aspirin should be taken as a daily preventative against stroke and heart attacks because the side effects may outweigh the benefits.More...
TM found to calm anxiety and lower blood pressure
December 2, 2009
Adding a mantra to their study tools may be a way for college students to cope with anxiety and lower their blood pressure, according to a study done at American University in Washington D.C.More...
Heart disease no longer viewed as mans disease
November 19, 2009
Increased public education and awareness is helping to dispel a very dangerous myth about heart disease - that the number one killer of Americans is only a "man's disease."More...