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By identifying two different herpes virus strains of different origins in one person, researchers show how virology could one day join DNA fingerprinting as a forensic tool.
Try as we might to boost our HDL cholesterol, GlycA, a new biomarker of inflammation found in the bloodstream, may be reducing HDL's ability to support heart health.
Matthew Driver, managing editor of The Journal of mHealth, writes for MNT about how Apple's new CareKit hopes to make it easier for patients to actively manage their own health.
Low levels of total vitamin D and bioavailable vitamin D may be a predictor for heart attack, stroke, heart failure and other cardiovascular events, a new study suggests.
Learn all about toxoplasmosis, an infectious disease caused by a parasite that can lead to flu-like symptoms and complications such as seizures and developmental problems.
The links between cardiovascular health and depression are only slowly being uncovered. A new study finds that treating depression effectively might reduce future cardiac risk.
Whether you carry your weight round your waist or your hips is a better predictor of dysfunction of the left ventricle and future heart disease than weight or BMI.