Long working hours bad for your heart

The longer the work hours or overtime you put in, the higher your chances of developing coronary heart disease within 10 years, says an alarming study.

Daily consumption of dairy products can help curb high BP

A new study has revealed that drinking just over two cups a day of milk and consuming total dairy, low-fat dairy products can help in curbing high blood pressure.

Women with diabetes at higher heart disease risk: Study

Women with diabetes are 44 percent more likely to develop coronary heart disease (CHD) than men with diabetes, a large global study has revealed.

Control sugar: Limit fruit juice intake to once a day

Love fruit juice daily in the morning? Limit the glass to once a day because of its high sugar content, researchers from the British government’s `National Diet and Nutrition Survey` have warned.

Calcium supplementation does not increase coronary heart disease in elderly women

A study has found that calcium supplementation, with or without vitamin D, does not increase coronary heart disease or cause mortality risk in elderly women.

High dietary fibre intake wards off heart disease

Increasing consumption of fibre-rich foods can lower risk of both cardiovascular disease (CVD) and coronary heart disease (CHD), a new study has found.

Adult height linked to heart disease

A new study has suggested a connection between an adult`s height and the prevalence of coronary artery calcium (CAC), a direct marker of plaque in the arteries that feed the heart.

How rice bran oil can help reduce cholesterol

Rice bran oil, which is very good for health, can protect the consumer from the dangers of coronary heart disease, diabetes, and cancer, it has been revealed.

High intensity exercise `beneficial and safe` for cardiac patients

A new study has revealed that high-intensity exercise is protective against coronary heart disease.

Coronary heart disease cure in diabetics comes closer to reality

Scientists have identified a previously unknown genetic variant that is associated with an increased risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) in type 2 diabetic patients.

Skipping breakfast can give you heart attack

Men who regularly skip breakfast are at a 27 percent higher risk of heart attack or death from coronary heart disease than those who don`t.

Health benefits of eggs revealed

Consumption of whole eggs can be a part of a heart healthy diet, even in those with existing coronary heart disease, a new study has found.

Job burnout linked to heart disease

Job burnout can significantly increase the risk of heart disease, a new US study has warned.

Stress pushes up heart risk by 27%

The feeling of acute stress is linked with a 27 percent greater risk for coronary heart disease (CHD), say findings from a new meta-analysis of six studies involving nearly 120,000 people.

Some `good` cholesterol unable to protect heart

A sub-class of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol may not protect against coronary heart disease.

Sudden BP drop tied to greater chances of heart failure

People who suffer from a sudden drop in blood pressure (BP) when they stand up from a lying position, may face greater chances of heart failure.

Biomarker can nip hardening of arteries in the bud

Atherosclerosis brings on coronary heart disease, stroke and heart attacks and kills by stealth.

Heart disease: Types and Treatments

The first step in treatment of coronary heart disease includes regular exercise, prevention of excessive smoking or drinking, maintaining a healthy weight and eating well-balanced diet. However, treatment of severe coronary heart disease includes a surgical procedure called a coronary angioplasty.

Coronary heart disease transferred via genes

Risk of coronary heart disease is transferred through genes and not through an unhealthy lifestyle.



Research shows that eating too many high-fat-foods contributes to high blood-cholesterol levels, which can cause hardening of the arteries, coronary heart disease and stroke.