Heart disease, also called cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of deaths around the world. But you can protect your heart by adopting a healthy lifestyle, although there are some factors attached which you can`t be changed such as family history, age or gender.
The SRL Diagnostics Limited (SRL), one of largest diagnostics network in India, announced the launch of new lab test- ST2, to help identify high risk heart patients by measuring a specific biomarker in the bloodstream.
Researchers at the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute in Murray, Utah, have found that elevated levels of two recently identified proteins in the body are inflammatory markers and indicators of the presence of cardiovascular disease.
Married people have something to smile about! According to a research, it has been claimed that married people, regardless of age, sex, or even cardiovascular risk factors, had significantly less chances of having any kind of cardiovascular disease than those who were single, divorced or widowed.
Researchers have linked marathon training with improved risk factors related to cardiovascular disease among middle-aged recreational male runners, suggesting that race preparation may be an effective strategy for reducing heart disease risk.
In a blow to the $28 billion US vitamin industry, a US task force has warned that vitamin E and beta-carotene supplements do not help prevent heart disease or cancer, instead they could do more harm than good.