Women who have gestational diabetes during pregnancy have a higher than usual risk of developing type 2 diabetes, hypertension, and ischemic heart disease in the future, according to researchers.
Thousands of heart patients are missing out on cardiac rehabilitation following a heart attack, reveal new figures released by the British Heart Foundation.
Statins are safe for children who have inherited abnormally high levels of cholesterol, according to new research funded by the British Heart Foundation.
Well over a third of patients with type 2 diabetes say they do not fully understand their heightened risk of developing cardiovascular disease (CVD), according to a small survey by a pharmaceutical company.
Fewer of the thousands of women who experience a heart attack each year would die if they were given the same treatments as men, according to researchers in the UK and Sweden.
The herbal extract Gingko biloba may help stroke patients recover better than just taking aspirin, according to Chinese researchers.
A dedicated theatre nurse has today been presented with a British Empire Medal (BEM) in recognition of her services to the Golden Jubilee National Hospital in Glasgow.
Even short-term exposure to tiny particles of soot or dust found in traffic fumes on busy roads appears to thwart the benefits of walking on the heart and lungs of older adults, a study has found.
Patients are receiving significantly improved NHS stroke care, an independent report has concluded.
The number of new cases of heart failure is on the up, with striking differences between rich and poor, shows the most comprehensive review of heart failure statistics in the UK to date.