Cholesterol drug lowers heart attack risk in diabetic women

Australian researchers have found that a cholesterol-lowering drug can lower cardiovascular disease risks by 30 percent in women with type-2 diabetes.

Bond with neighbours to reduce heart attack risk

Friendly neighbours may be good for your heart. Researchers have found that bonding well with your neighbours might extend social support network which is linked to lower cardiovascular disease risk.

Moderate alcohol consumption fuels risk of atrial fibrillation

A new research has shown that the moderate consumption of wine and hard liquor alcohol might be associated with increased risk for atrial fibrillation, an abnormally fast heartbeat that can lead to stroke, heart failure and dementia.

Active seniors can lower heart attack risk by increasing physical activity

Researchers have suggested that maintaining or boosting one`s physical activity after age 65 can improve their heart`s electrical well-being and lower their heart attack risk.

Beware! Low blood sugar ups heart attack risk

Low blood sugar levels may lead to heart rhythm disturbances and even life-threatening heart attacks, an alarming study shows.

Gastric surgery cuts heart attack risk by half in obese people

Researchers have said that obese people who have stomach surgery to help them lose weight will halve their risk of heart attack.

Antiseptic mouthwashes may up heart attack risk

Certain types of mouthwash can kill off `good` bacteria in the mouth, spiking blood pressure and increasing the risk of heart attacks and strokes, scientists, including one of Indian-origin, have warned.

Quit smoking to lower heart attack risk

A new study has suggested that quitting smoking is not able to reduce the amount of disease smoking causes in the coronary arteries, but does lower the risk of heart attack and death to the levels of non-smokers.

Biggest heart attack risks for Indians revealed

Indian researchers have conducted a data mining exercise to find out important risk factors in increasing the chances of an individual having a heart attack.

Factors that trigger heart attack in Indians revealed

Indian researchers have conducted a data mining exercise to find out important risk factors in increasing the chances of an individual having a heart attack.

Shrinking the heart to fight cardiac failure

British surgeons are all set to conduct next week the world`s first `heart shrinking` trial in humans aimed at combating cardiac failure.

Nasal spray to fight heart disease coming in 5 years

A nasal spray that could remove fat in arteries which dramatically raises the risk of heart attacks.

Heart attack risk `in diet fizzy drinks`

Guzzling diet fizzy drinks can do more harm than good.

Physical exercise cuts heart attack risk

Physical activity during work and leisure time significantly lowers the risk of heart attacks, while ownership of a car and television is linked to an increased risk, particularly in low and middle-income countries, a worldwide study has shown.

You can die of a broken heart

Heart attack risk rises by approximately 21 times in the first 24 hours after losing a loved one, researchers say.

Trouble falling asleep signals heart attack risk

Risk of heart attack in people with insomnia ranged from 27% to 45% greater than for people who rarely experienced trouble sleeping.

Insomnia linked to higher heart attack risk

A study suggests that people with insomnia face a 27 to 45 per cent higher risk of heart attack.

High pollution levels ups heart attack risk

Higher levels of PM10 and NO2 are well-known markers of traffic related pollution.

Pills to bust blues raise heart attack risk

Pills to bust the blues carry fatal heart attack risks too, says a new research.

Pills to bust blues raise heart attack risk

Pills to bust the blues carry fatal heart attack risks too, says a new research.