Getting the flu vaccine may protect not only against the flu, but in some people, it may also reduce your risk of experiencing heart attack and stroke. According to a new study out in the Journal of the
If you go back to the 1970s, people with a serious coffee habit often had an accompanying habit: smoking. And that's why early studies gave coffee a bad rap. Clearly, smoking was harmful. And it was hard
Two professors say a flawed formula may overestimate people's risk of heart disease. People who are wondering whether they should take cholesterol-lowering medications may be scratching their heads today,
Health news An apple a day may keep the doctor away, but if you want to live longer, a handful of nuts may be a better bet, researchers reported Wednesday. The biggest study yet into whether nuts can years
We tend to assume overweight, red-faced, sweaty people have raised blood pressure. But is it really so simple? Claudia Hammond looks at the evidence. You’ve probably noticed them as you go about your life.