Nearly 70 percent of Americans are on at least one prescription drug, and more than half take two, Mayo Clinic researchers say.
Volunteering to help others doesna t only feel good but it can also boost your heart health by reducing blood pressure, a new US study suggests.
How babies grow and develop in the womb, as newborns and into childhood can put them at increased risk for premature high blood pressure, kidney disease and heart disease, according to a research review led by a University of Alberta medical researcher.
Now that obesity has been officially classified as a disease by the American Medical Association , many are wondering how this will affect the 35.7 percent of Americans who are described as obese by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The beverage giant is jumping on the bandwagon to fight obesity, unveiling a two-minute ad on its website that starts airing on Monday.
Smoking, age, weight and high blood pressure are well-known causes of erectile dysfunction but now an impotence calculator designed exclusively for MailOnline shows the exact risk a man has of developing problems in the bedroom.
A Christchurch doctor is endorsing a recent report issued by the American Heart Association which encourages the use of Transcendental Meditation in clinical practice for the treatment of hypertension in the prevention of heart attack and strokes.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. Tennessee ranks in the top 5 for childhood obesity, now a new study says it can predict if a child will become obese or overweight within the first two weeks of life.
Medications for high blood pressure are effective for lowering your blood pressure numbers, but if you take them away, you still have high blood pressure.
Medications typically prescribed to treat heart failure and high blood pressure could potentially be used to battle obesity and the combination of disorders known as metabolic syndrome , according to research presented over the weekend at the Endocrine Society's 95th Annual Meeting in San Francisco.
For dads aiming at marital bliss, a new study suggests just two factors are especially important: being engaged with the kids, for sure -- but also doing a fair share of the household chores.
Plenty of Americans are eager to use their mobile phones and tablet computers to better manage their health care, a new poll finds -- though the nation has a way to go before we're all consulting Dr. Smartphone.
"New research from Carnegie Mellon University shows that older adults who volunteer for at least 200 hours per year decrease their risk of hypertension, or high blood pressure, by 40 percent.
About one in three Americans has high blood pressure, and nearly one-third don't know it.
New research suggests that weight gain during infancy can be detrimental to health in later life.
National campaigns to reduce salt content in UK bread are working and could serve as model for countries like U.S., New Zealand, and Australia, where bread is the biggest contributor of dietary sodium.