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Men vs women - Why gender matters in heart disease?

Men vs women - Why gender matters in heart disease?

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women. But the symptoms and risk factors of heart disease aren't the same in men and women.

What makes your heart 'old'? Tips for a healthier, happier life

What makes your heart 'old'? Tips for a healthier, happier life

If you want to lower your heart age, start adopting a healthier lifestyle.

Pre-term delivery may increase heart disease risk in mothers

Pre-term delivery may increase heart disease risk in mothers

A new study has showed that mothers who deliver pre-term are at an increased risk of developing heart diseases, as compared to women who deliver babies at full-term.

Tackling non-communicable diseases: Health Ministry to launch screening programme for NCDs  next month

Tackling non-communicable diseases: Health Ministry to launch screening programme for NCDs next month

The programme, as a part of the National Health Mission, will focus on five common NCDs - hypertension, diabetes and cancers of oral cavity, breast and cervix - which account for over 60 per cent of all mortality in India.

Heart disease risk: Genetics vs lifestyle choices – Which is higher?

Heart disease risk: Genetics vs lifestyle choices – Which is higher?

Most people have a family history for heart disease that increases an individual's risk of developing the condition.

Cardiovascular disease risk may increase due to dipping temperatures during winter

Cardiovascular disease risk may increase due to dipping temperatures during winter

Bhattacharya also said there is a rise in blood pressure during early morning which further leads to a heart attack.

Cardiac arrest: What increases your risk? What to do, how can it be prevented?

Cardiac arrest: What increases your risk? What to do, how can it be prevented?

The immediate cause of cardiac arrest is usually an abnormal heart rhythms, called arrhythmias.

Cardiovascular disease prevention: Strategies for a healthy heart

Cardiovascular disease prevention: Strategies for a healthy heart

Globally, heart disease claims for more lives every year than any other condition.

Red wine before smoking can offset damage to blood vessels

Red wine before smoking can offset damage to blood vessels

Drinking red wine is widely regarded as protective against cardiovascular disease.

Diabetes mellitus: Reasons why diabetic complications are much more dangerous and deadly!

Diabetes mellitus: Reasons why diabetic complications are much more dangerous and deadly!

Diabetes, often referred to by doctors as diabetes mellitus, is a chronic condition in which your blood glucose, or blood sugar, levels are too high.

Excessive weight gain during puberty increases risk of heart disease

Excessive weight gain during puberty increases risk of heart disease

A new study has revealed that putting on lots of weight during puberty increases the risk of death due to heart disease later in life.

Facing high cholesterol? Chew on these foods!

Facing high cholesterol? Chew on these foods!

Here are some foods that can help lower your cholesterol naturally.

Effective tips to lose belly fat in 1 week – Watch!

Having a large amount of abdominal fat increases your risk of cardiovascular diseases and type 2 diabetes.

Heart disease: What increases your risk, tips to reduce it!

Heart disease is caused by plaque buildup in the wall of the arteries that supply blood to the heart.

Menopause and cardiovascular disease – Risk factors, tips to keep your heart healthy

Women who have gone through early menopause, either naturally or because they have had their ovaries removed are twice as likely to develop heart disease as women of the same age, who have not yet reached menopause.

Stroke – 10 warning signs you should know!

Strokes can strike poeple of any age, including children, but adults over 65 years of age are most at risk.

Heart failure not as life-threatening as heart attack: Experts

Heart failure is not similar to a heart attack and it is important for people to understand the difference, say experts.

Early menopausal symptoms may predict heart disease

Women who experience menopausal symptoms -- hot flashes and night sweats -- much earlier are more likely to die from cardiovascular disease (CVD) as compared to those with later onset of such symptoms, says research.

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.