coronary artery disease

New scanning method detects heart problems before symptoms appear

Researchers at the University of Oxford have developed a new imaging method to provide an early warning of coronary artery…

A handful of nuts a day wards off major diseases

People who eat a handful of nuts a day have a lower risk of cancer and heart disease, according to…

Do hunter-gatherer Bolivians really have the ‘world’s healthiest hearts’?

Members of an Amazonian community have been found to have the healthiest hearts of any population group yet studied, according…

lifestyle

Heart disease: genes or lifestyle? We have our best answer yet

To what extent is our risk of heart disease determined by our genes? We’re stuck with the genes we’ve got,…