World Health Organization wages war on industrially produced trans fats with a six-pronged plan to eliminate it from the global food supply. The step-by-step guide, REPLACE, aims to reach low- and middle-income countries as well.
Coconut oil contains higher amount of saturated fat than butter, beef fat and pork lard.
People diagnosed with severe mental illness were over 50 percent more likely to develop cardiovascular diseases, compared to the general population.
Exercise and good vitamin D levels have some kind of "synergistic" relationship that helps reduce the risk heart attacks and strokes.
Worsening or severe drought conditions can increase the risk of cardiovascular disease, respiratory disease and even death.
Packing the recommended amount of weekly exercise in just one or two session could have the same beneficial effects when it comes to reducing the risk of all-cause mortality as to what regular weekly exercise offers.
A new study by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) has made a shocking discovery: over 2,000 counties in the U.S. suffered from 200 percent increase in deaths linked to substance abuse - including alcohol and drugs - and mental health problems since 1980.
Chemotherapy, today’s leading drug treatment for cancer, can be tougher on your heart when you have diabetes. This is what an emerging study presented at the EuroEcho-Imaging 2016.1 last December 10 suggested.
In an effort to find a scientific explanation why and how breakfast cereals, such as oats, can lower cholesterol in the bloodstream, thus decreasing the risk of cardiovascular diseases, researchers at the University of Queensland's Centre for Nutrition and Food Sciences have identified a novel mechanism: beta glucans.
A new study suggests that a red meat diet may be linked to higher risk of death. Plant-based protein, however, reduces this risk.
A new research suggests that ‘Pokémon Go’ could provide a solution to counter type 2 diabetes risks.
An unrestricted high-fat Mediterranean diet can reduce risk of diabetes, heart disease and cancer, health experts said.
Is meat killing us? A study showed that a daily serving of meat in your diet can shorten life by four years.
Silent heart attack triples your chances of dying from heart disease and incidence of death from any cause by 34 percent.