Walking or cycling to work may be good for your bank balance and the environment, and new research suggests it may also be good for the heart.
Winter flu outbreaks can mask serious heart conditions, a charity has warned, as patients blame lingering symptoms on the virus instead of seeing a doctor.
The thought of spaceflight may make the heart skip a beat, but actually travelling beyond Earth could alter the organ’s cells.
Amanda Holden has exclaimed “box ticked” after leaping from a plane flying at 10,000ft during a charity skydive.
Dogs have a habit of winning hearts, but scientists say they can also help keep them healthy.
Middle-aged adults with healthy hearts have a lower risk of developing dementia later in life, a study suggests.
A revolutionary battery-free pacemaker that harvests energy from heartbeats has been successfully tested in pigs.
The decision of Global to cut many regional radio shows has been branded a “travesty” by shadow culture secretary Tom Watson.
A pensioner who was having a heart attack had to walk to a waiting ambulance because roadworks prevented the vehicle driving down his street.
People who have more deep forehead wrinkles than is typical for their age may have a higher risk of dying of cardiovascular disease (CVD), researchers have suggested.
Angela ‘eternally grateful’ to off-duty doctor and nurse who saved her life after collapsing in Dundee park
A lifesaving defibrillator has been donated to Broughty Ferry YMCA – with help from a woman whose own life was saved by a mystery medical duo.
A leading heart charity is calling on Dundee’s schools to roll out mandatory CPR lessons to create “a nation of life savers”.
A new Clean Air Act that meets international air quality guidelines should be established by the Government to protect heart health from toxic levels of pollution, a charity has suggested.
New research has shown that older people with very low risk of heart disease also have very little frailty, raising the possibility that frailty could be prevented.
The idea that it might be possible to be overweight or obese, but not at increased risk of heart disease, has been challenged by a new study.
A weak handshake could be an early sign of a failing heart, scientists say.
A mum has said she felt like she’d “won the lottery” when she was told her baby boy had successfully come through life-saving surgery.
Bikram yoga is ‘no more effective at improving heart health than yoga practised at room temperature’
Bikram yoga is no more effective at improving heart health than yoga practised at room temperature, new research suggests.
Generous people really do give from the heart, research suggests.
Researchers have developed a highly elastic surgical glue that, they say, can seal wounds within a minute.