Raised Risk of Heart Trouble Seen in Celiac Disease Patients

SATURDAY, March 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- People with celiac disease have a nearly twofold increased risk of heart disease compared to those without the chronic digestive disorder, according to a new study.

Study Ties Daylight Saving Time Change to Rise in Heart Attacks

SATURDAY, March 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Setting the clocks ahead one hour in the spring may not only force you to wake up earlier -- it may also increase your short-term risk of a heart attack, a new study suggests.

Space Travel Alters Shape of Human Heart, Study Reports

SATURDAY, March 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The hearts of astronauts become more spherical when they spend long stretches of time in space, and this change might lead to heart problems, a new study indicates.

Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs May Boost a Man's Sex Life: Study

SATURDAY, March 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Anti-cholesterol drugs known as statins may help impotent men have stronger erections, a new evidence review suggests.

Can Diet Soft Drinks Contribute to Heart Trouble in Women?

SATURDAY, March 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Women who are heavy consumers of diet drinks might be more likely to experience heart attacks, dangerous blood clots and other cardiovascular problems than those who rarely or never consume artificially sweetened beverages, according to a large, new study.