The condition can lead to inflammation and abnormal muscle function.
It's past time to take women's pain seriously.
Compared to pregnant women in their 20s, pregnant women from ages 35 to 39 have a five times greater risk of heart attack.
The Lancet dedicated single issue (Volume 388, Number 10053, p1447-1850 e11): The Global Burden of Disease 2015 • Globally
CPAP Doesn't Prevent Cardiovascular Events in Sleep Apnea, According to the NEJM, But Can That Be True?
By Gerard J. Meskill, MD To the many patients who use or have been prescribed CPAP to treat obstructive sleep apnea (OSA
How to stay safe during wildfire season.
Many Kenyans are surviving AIDS only to live long enough to be killed by NCDs. Annually, 28 million people die from NCDs in low- and middle-income countries like Kenya, representing nearly 75 percent of deaths from NCDs globally.
After a disaster, when stress may be ubiquitous and access to medications scant, routine cases of cardiovascular disease, cancer, lung disease and diabetes can quickly evolve into life-threatening emergencies.
Eating fresh fruit daily can improve your life. A recent article from investigators in Beijing, China, and the University of Oxford, England has shown how much this simple change in your diet can help you.
It turns out that this widely known and feared environmental bogeyman might not be as serious a danger as this new study suggests, which the environmental and science media are mostly failing to report.
Americans experience an average of 935,000 heart attacks and 383,000 people suffer from cardiac arrest -- when the heart stops pumping entirely. Both heart attacks and cardiac arrests carry with them the serious risk of death and disability. In fact, the survival rate for sudden cardiac arrest in this country is less than five percent.
There is a simple blood test that can help health care providers quickly, accurately and safely rule out obstructive coronary
Many patients with heart failure are unclear about what exactly they have. Heart failure is not a distinct disease, such as cancer or having a heart attack. Heart failure describes a group of symptoms that arises from problems with the heart's ability to pump blood.