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Scientists identify new marker for heart disease

A new study from the Libin Cardiovascular Institute at the University of Calgary's Faculty of Medicine is shedding light on an underlying cause of heart disease. Published research led by UCalgary's Dr. Todd Anderson and his colleagues at four sit...

Positive social traits trump bad health habits

Many studies have documented the dangers of the traditional negative physical risk factors on health -- excessive smoking, drinking and being overweight. But far less research has focused on less-tangible, positive influences -- the protective role...

Study links large waist size to higher diabetes rates among Americans

A higher rate of diabetes seen among adult Americans when compared to peers in England is explained primarily by a larger waist size rather than conventional risk factors such as obesity, according to a new study by researchers from the RAND Corpora...

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