'Multiple pregnancies put mother at heart disease risk'

Women who give birth to four or more children are at higher risk of developing cardiovascular diseases than women who have fewer children, says Indian-American researcher Monika Sanghavi from University of Texas's Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas.

Vitamin D may help treat age-related diseases

The sunshine vitamin can be of great help for people during their sunset years as it may play a vital role in the prevention and treatment of diseases associated with ageing, says a study.

High testosterone puts men at high heart disease risk

A new study shows that the sex hormones testosterone and estrogen alter cardiovascular factors in a way that raises a man`s risk of heart disease.

Peanuts may reduce risk of death, heart disease

Eating peanuts, in small amounts, may reduce the risk of mortality, especially death from cardiovascular disease, a new study Monday showed. 

NYT media reporter Carr died of cancer, cardiovascular disease: Officials

New York Times media columnist David Carr, a beloved and widely respected journalist who wrote a memoir about his struggles with addiction, died of lung cancer and cardiovascular disease, New York City`s medical examiner said on Saturday.

Jury still out on health benefits of drinking

 A new study has claimed that health benefits of alcohol may have been over-exaggerated from the reality.

Heart disease: Warning signs you should never ignore!

Our heart, one of the most vital organs, needs special attention. Many people usually ignore these warning signs that tell something is awry with your heart or are just slow to seek help when symptoms develop.

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.

Why obesity is bad for heart revealed

 Researchers were recently able to find new links between obesity and cardiovascular disease.

Is eating an orange really better than orange juice?

 While it is believed that eating an orange is better than having orange juice, scientists have explained in a new study that it may not be that clear.

Hospitalised for pneumonia? Save your heart

 A person's chance of having a heart attack or stroke increases significantly if he or she has been hospitalised for pneumonia, researchers warn.

World's first personalized heart therapy improves outcomes by 39%

A new research has revealed about a new personalized therapy, dalcetrapib, for cardiovascular disease.

Statins can reduce heart disease risk in women

Statin treatment can reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease in women just as it does in men, a large new international study has found.

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.

Eating whole grains may help you live longer: Study

 Eating more whole grains is linked with reduced mortality, especially deaths due to cardiovascular disease, a new study suggests.

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.

Rotating night shifts can be hazardous to health: Study

Working in rotating night shifts may increase the risk of cardiovascular disease and lung cancer, a new study has warned.

Reducing physical activity hampers vascular function

A new research shows that reducing daily physical activity for even a few days leads to decrease in the functioning of inner lining of blood vessels in legs of young people.

Start yoga to cut heart disease risk

If you are unable to hit the gym or go on a morning walk, begin yoga at home to cut your cardiovascular disease risk.

Dangerously low blood glucose levels in diabetics can be fatal for heart

A new study has confirmed an association between hypoglycaemia and an increased risk of cardiovascular events and mortality in insulin-treated patients with diabetes.