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Who should or shouldn`t take aspirin to prevent heart attacks revealed

Last Updated: Saturday, May 10, 2014, 12:11

Despite aspirin being known to prevent heart attacks and strokes for over 30 years, a new study suggests that it is still unclear as to who exactly should take it daily.

Lifestyle ailments on rise in Goa; CVDs pose worry: Report

Last Updated: Thursday, May 08, 2014, 14:57

Nearly one-fourth of the population in Goa is suffering from cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) which is one among the many lifestyle ailments that has hit the coastal state known for its urban culture, according to a report.

How knowing true age of your heart could help curb heart disease risk

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 16:04

Thanks to the identification of the common risk factors involved and national public health initiatives, heart disease deaths have almost halved over the past 40-50 years, especially in high income countries.

Informing people about their `heart age` lowers cardiovascular disease risk

Last Updated: Thursday, February 06, 2014, 16:13

Researchers have shown for the first time that using the Heart Age Calculator to raise awareness of Cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk promotes behavioural changes that helps lower disease risk.

Consumption of added sugar linked to death from cardiovascular disease

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 04, 2014, 13:56

Researchers have used national health survey data to examine added sugar consumption as a percentage of daily calories and to estimate association between consumption and cardiovascular disease (CVD).

Positive changes in lifestyle could cut risk of metabolic syndrome

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 20, 2013, 15:49

Data reported by the a new study reinforces the positive influence of lifestyle factors in mitigating risks which could potentially up heart disease risk and other health problems.

`Many urban women die due to heart disease`

Last Updated: Sunday, September 29, 2013, 16:11

Nearly 70 percent of urban women succumb to cardio-vascular diseases, mainly due to late diagnosis and smoking, a top surgeon said here Saturday, on the eve of World Heart Day.

Single pill for cardio-vascular diseases tested

Last Updated: Thursday, September 05, 2013, 22:22

Doctors and researchers have come out with a single pill, called a polypill, to help patients with cardio-vascular diseases (CVD) to overcome the problem of taking too many medicines.

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