heart disease

Food

Hot Red Chili Peppers Are Associated With Living Longer, Study Suggests

The biggest effect was seen in heart disease and stroke.
Meredith Rutland Bauer
1.16.17
Canada

Scientists Are Furious Over Canada’s Bizarre Ban on Importing Zebrafish

Research into Alzheimer’s, blindness, heart disease, and arthritis has been killed.
Jovana Drinjakovic
1.2.17
Health

A Hospital Is Changing Its Menu After Administrators Ate the Food for a Week

There’s an ongoing debate in health: can hospital food be both tasty and healthy?
Kaleigh Rogers
7.19.16
Malaria's Last Stand

Tanzania’s Next Epidemic? Obesity

Anti-malaria efforts have help curb the threat, but non-communicable diseases are on the rise.
Kaleigh Rogers
6.30.16
Health

Why Heart Cancer Isn't a Thing

There is a cancer for every other thing in the human body, but why not the heart?
Michael Byrne
5.30.16
death

Chemical Hacking Lets Skin Cells Beat as Heart Cells

... and function as neurons.
Michael Byrne
4.27.16
News

How the Media Got a Study About Vegetarianism Really, Really Wrong

Like, really.
Kaleigh Rogers
4.1.16
Health

Why Medical Schools Are Starting to Teach Doctors How to Cook

A "culinary medicine" program has now spread to 17 medical schools in the US.
Kaleigh Rogers
10.22.15
Motherboard Blog

Noise Pollution Is Hurting Your Heart

Live near an airport? All that noise is doing in your heart, never mind your sanity.
Mat McDermott
10.11.13
Motherboard Blog

Scientists Can Turn Scar Tissue Into a Beating Human Heart

The key to solving the heart disease epidemic may not be finding an alternative heart, but repairing the original.
Ruth Reader
8.22.13