Cardiology

Six unusual signs that you may have heart disease

The heart, so integral to life, sits in its protective cage in the chest, going about its work without any external sign to the owner. In the West, where one in four people die of cardiovascular disease, the importance of ...

Medical research

No need to fast for cholesterol test

(PhysOrg.com) -- Patients do not need to fast before having their cholesterol tested, a major study has found.

Health

One in five U.S. teenagers has high cholesterol

(PhysOrg.com) -- A study by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and published in their Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, has found that over 20% of teenagers in the U.S. have elevated cholesterol ...

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