WEDNESDAY, Dec. 18, 2019 -- Good sleep patterns can help reduce your risk of heart disease or stroke, even if you're at high genetic risk, new research shows.
In fact, the study of several hundred thousand people found that having a "healthy sleep score" of 5 (on a scale of 0 to 5) appeared to reduce a person's odds for heart disease and stroke by about a third.
MONDAY, Nov. 25, 2019 -- A doctor armed with your Apple Watch might be able to tell if you're suffering from a heart attack, researchers report.
A physician should be able to gather enough heart rhythm data by placing the watch's sensors on different parts of your body, to judge whether a person is in the middle of a heart attack, the study found.
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 13, 2019 -- Here's some worrisome news for folks who manage to survive a heart attack: New research suggests they might be far more vulnerable to developing cancer down the road.
People who suffered a heart health scare -- a heart attack, heart failure or a dangerously erratic heart rhythm -- had a more than sevenfold increased risk for subsequently developing cancer, compared to those with healthy tickers, researchers said.