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CVD

Sedentary lifestyle leading cause for heart disease in India

According to the survey, cardiovascular disorders are the cause of 25 per cent deaths in India and heart disease does not affect the urban and economically strong only, it also affects the rural and underprivileged population.

World Heart Day: Heart disease fast catching up with young Indians, say experts

Heart disease or cardiovascular disease (CVD) is a collective term for diseases of the heart and blood vessels.

Fatty liver may increase heart disease, mortality

Evidence indicates that the fatty and inflamed liver expresses several pro-inflammatory and procoagulant factors, as well as genes involved in accelerated atherogenesis.

Daily aspirin can keep you `hearty` in your 50s

People in their 50s with risk factors for cardiovascular disease can benefit from popping one aspirin daily, says a government-appointed panel of independent experts.

Walking faster, longer good for elderly

The study found that those who were more active had significantly lower risk of future heart attacks and stroke.

Steamy sauna's can also be life-savers

A sauna may give more than a steam bath, as a new study claims that sauna may be associated with reduced risk of cardiac, all-cause mortality.

Some people would risk shorter life than daily pill

One in three people would risk living a shorter life instead of taking a daily pill to prevent cardiovascular disease (CVD), new research shows.

Daily avocado cuts heart disease risk

Adding an avocado to your daily diet helps lower bad cholesterol and reduce the risk of heart disease, a study says.

Greater whole grains intake linked with lower mortality

A new research has demonstrated that eating more whole grains seems to be linked with reduced mortality, especially deaths due to cardiovascular disease (CVD), but not cancer deaths.

Statins not linked with reduced fracture risk

Contrary to prevalent suggestions that statin users may have a reduced risk of fractures, researchers have found that treatment with an anti-cholesterol medicine did not reduce the risk of fracture among men and women.

Online tool to check risk of contracting heart disease

You can now figure out how healthy your heart is by yourself, thanks to a new online tool that can estimate your risk of developing cardio-vascular disease (CVD) in the next 20 years.

A glass of milk daily good for your heart

New research has found that drinking milk and consuming other dairy products may reduce the risk of a heart attack.

Consuming fruits regularly almost halves heart disease risk

A new study has suggested that eating fruits on a daily basis minimizes the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) up to 40percent.