A team of U.S. and South Korean scientists correct a disease-causing mutation in human embryos.
The first large analysis of takotsubo, or “broken-heart syndrome,” shows that the condition can be just as deadly as other cardiovascular diseases -- and that most victims are female.
People "give up" coffee the way they do cigarettes and red meat, but numerous studies tell us that unlike those other vices, America's liquid breakfast of choice has many health benefits.
Recently, it seems like there are an increasing number of studies supporting the idea that eating too much red meat is bad for our health.
Women are more likely to die of heart attacks because their symptoms are often misdiagnosed as anxiety so they do not get vital swift treatment, a new study has found.
Despite killing at least as many women as men, coronary heart disease continues to be overlooked in women, a review has found.
Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan’s father, grandfather and great-grandfather all died of heart attacks before they turned 60, so the sense that his clock ticks faster than the average man’s has factored large in his drive to realize his ambitions.
Does even the occasional hamburger spell doom for meat enthusiasts? The connection may not be quite that clear, but a new wide-ranging study published this week in the Archives of Internal Medicine makes the case that carnivores might want to seriously scale back their intake of red meat or sub in poultry or fish for the sake of their life span.
According to The New York Times' Gary Taubes, who isn't a scientist but is a journalist obsessed with the topic, the recent uptick in anti-sugar sentiment in nutritional (and lay) circles isn't without basis. In fact, he goes so far as to essentially answer his headline question "Is Sugar Toxic?" in the affirmative.