Childhood cancer patients are more than twice as likely to develop hypertension as older adults, according to a study published this week in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention.

Cardiac disease myocarditis has historically affected more men than women, and that holds true for pediatric populations, according to a study published this week in the Journal of the American Heart Association.

A simple, three-step tool could reduce surgical complications by more accurately predicting the best type 2 diabetes candidates for bariatric surgery, a London-based research team reported this week.

The number of new people diagnosed with heart failure each year in the United Kingdom is now similar to that of the most four common types of cancer combined, according to the most comprehensive review of heart failure statistics in the U.K. to date, published online Nov. 21 in The Lancet.

A class of drugs designed to inhibit cancer growth could have a dual application as blood pressure monitors, according to research out of Georgetown University.