Scientists have started a clinical trial to see whether a vaccine could reduce high cholesterol, which can lead to heart disease and other complications.
A study found that taking anti-platelet drugs such as aspirin prevented a fifth of recurrent heart attacks and strokes but also led to about 3,000 excess-bleeding deaths annually in Britain alone.
Scientists have found the risk of cardiovascular disease is still higher in obese people even if they are "metabolically healthy."
Ankara's military intervention in Syria has run afoul of U.S. and Russian interests.
Since the Soviet collapse Uzbekistan has had no leader besides strongman Islam Karimov.
Oxford scientists find electric current boosts stroke recovery.
Approximately 36 percent of Americans should be on statins or similar drugs, according to the CDC.
The findings are drawn from two lifestyle surveys that included questions about sleep habits.
New research makes a case for more aggressive treatment of hypertension in certain patient populations.