Doctors say Irene Vicich, a 100-year-old Chicago resident might be the “the oldest patient in the world” to undergo a new procedure to replace her aortic valve.
New research shows that some heart attack and stroke cases are actually linked to bacteria and other microbes living in the human gut.
As the U.S. population ages, so will the number of people with life threatening heart disease and the cost to treat it, a new report shows.
As Americans celebrate more birthdays, tailor-made exercise routines are essential to staying healthy, experts say. So, what should fitness goals be for people 50 and older? Our fitness expert weighs in.
The news of Margret Thatcher’s passing of stroke sheds light on the disease. Here’s what you should know.
There are many different diets out there to choose from, but researchers just made it a little easier to select the best one for your ticker.
Life’s pressures can lead to stress. In the short term, stress might not be a bad thing, but chronic stress can be dangerous. Getting a handle on it is essential, physicians say.