Apple Inc. launched an app that will let users of the company’s devices to enroll in three health studies, allowing them to share health-related data for medical research.

Combining 30 minutes of morning exercise with short walking breaks throughout the day may help control blood pressure.

Compared to inactive people, recreational soccer players have lower cholesterol, blood pressure and resting heart rates as well as less fat mass, a research review suggests.

People with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) who use long-acting inhaled bronchodilators may have an increased risk of heart attacks and strokes right after they start taking these medicines, a Taiwanese study suggests.

Verily is launching a four-year study with about 10,000 participants to understand how people transition from being healthy to becoming sick.

Medtronic Plc’s wireless pacemaker was approved in the United States on Wednesday, making it the first pacemaker that does not need wired leads to correct slow heart rate. The device named Micra pacemaker is delivered to the heart chambers through a patient’s arteries through a catheter, unlike traditional pacemakers that are implanted through an incision […]

NEW YORK – A team of French doctors reported Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD)’s blockbuster hepatitis C drug Sovaldi can cause abnormally slower heart rates in patients taking the medication. The slower heartbeats can cause patients to pass out, the doctors said in a letter to The New England Journal of Medicine. According to the French […]