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Baby Albino Turtle Born With Her Heart Beating Outside of Her Shell Survived Against All Odds

Baby Albino Turtle Born With Her Heart Beating Outside of Her Shell Survived Against All Odds

According to Caters New Agency, the albino pinkbelly sideneck turtle was born with her heart exposed. In humans, this condition is called ectopia cordis, but in veterinary medicine there is no name
A Morning Walk May Be as Good as Medication for Lowering Blood Pressure

A Morning Walk May Be as Good as Medication for Lowering Blood Pressure

Taking a morning stroll can do wonders for your blood pressure, according to a study out Wednesday, especially if you’re not moving around much to begin with. The research found that sedentary older

Phys Ed: How Many Push-Ups Can You Do? It May Be a Good Predictor of Heart Health

Men who could get through 40 or more push-ups had 96 percent less risk of heart problems in the next 10 years than those who quit at 10 or fewer.

Phys Ed: How Many Push-Ups Can You Do? It May Be a Good Predictor of Heart Health

Men who could get through 40 or more push-ups had 96 percent less risk of heart problems in the next 10 years than those who quit at 10 or fewer.
High-tech toilet seat monitors your heart as you sit on the can

High-tech toilet seat monitors your heart as you sit on the can

Everybody poops. Cardiologists are counting on it.
AI examines artery calcium deposits to assess heart disease risk

AI examines artery calcium deposits to assess heart disease risk

Researchers have developed a machine learning system that examines artery calcium deposits in the heart to assess heart disease risk.Read More
Researchers discover dinosaur with heart-shaped tail just in time for Valentine’s Day

Researchers discover dinosaur with heart-shaped tail just in time for Valentine’s Day

In a story that was absolutely meant for Valentine's Day, dinosaur researchers have uncovered fossils of a new species of ancient reptile that "wears its heart on its tail." The creature, which was

Scientists design 'decoy platelets' that reduce risk of blood clots

Heart disease, stroke, sepsis and cancer are incredibly serious conditions which together cause the greatest number of deaths around the world. They're unique illnesses, but they have something in

Apple Store celebrates Heart Month with new health events

Select Apple Stores around the United States are hosting new health events throughout February to celebrate American Heart Month. The first took place at Apple Union Square in San Francisco on Monday
You Can't OD on Pot, but Potent Edibles Are Sending Some People to the Hospital

You Can't OD on Pot, but Potent Edibles Are Sending Some People to the Hospital

It’s safe to say that the dangers of cannabis have long been overhyped by moral crusaders and the war-on-drugs crew. But a new case study suggests that, under the right circumstances, pot can indeed
Why Do South Asians Have Such High Rates of Heart Disease?

Why Do South Asians Have Such High Rates of Heart Disease?

Dr. Alka Kanaya, a professor of medicine at U.C.S.F., launched a study called the Masala project after seeing many of her friends and family die from heart disease at relatively young ages.

Living Alone Can Be Deadly

Men who lived alone had a 23 percent increased risk for dying prematurely from any cause and a 36 percent increased risk for cardiovascular death.
Doctors: How One Woman Changed What Doctors Know About Heart Attacks
This heart-shaped meteorite will be auctioned off just in time for Valentine’s Day

This heart-shaped meteorite will be auctioned off just in time for Valentine’s Day

As far as space relics go, meteorites are highly prized by collectors and scientists alike. The charred, twisted remnants of space rock can teach us a lot about the kind of natural material that is

Fried Foods Tied to Heart Disease in Women

Women who ate fried fish or fried chicken once a week or more had an increased risk of death from cardiovascular disease.