Heart attack risk

Daily consumption of cheese linked to reduction in heart attack, stroke risk

Daily consumption of cheese linked to reduction in heart attack, stroke risk

All cheese is rich in vitamins, minerals and proteins which help protect against cardiovascular disease.

Dec 03, 2017, 16:33 PM IST
Sex can put men at heart attack risk

Sex can put men at heart attack risk

The study which has been led by an Indian-origin researcher has revealed that although the incidence of sudden cardiac arrest is very rare, survival rates in such cases remain low.

Nov 13, 2017, 14:28 PM IST
Spicy food could reduce risk of heart attack, stroke: Study

Spicy food could reduce risk of heart attack, stroke: Study

A high-salt diet has long been linked to higher odds of developing high blood pressure and heart disease as well as an increased risk of heart attack, stroke and heart failure. 

Nov 02, 2017, 08:43 AM IST
Exposure to cold weather may trigger heart failure risk in elderly

Exposure to cold weather may trigger heart failure risk in elderly

Previous research has shown that changes in the weather can affect the health of vulnerable people - for example, heat waves and cold spells have been shown to increase disease and even lead to death in people from low-income neighbourhoods.

Sep 27, 2017, 18:39 PM IST
Doctors reveal scary statistics, say 50% Indians under 55 years suffer from heart attacks!

Doctors reveal scary statistics, say 50% Indians under 55 years suffer from heart attacks!

The doctors said one of important causes of premature heart attacks in India was familial hypercholesterolemia, a genetic condition that led to high cholesterol.

May 19, 2017, 14:10 PM IST
What are your chances of a heart attack? Your blood group can predict!

What are your chances of a heart attack? Your blood group can predict!

The study was presented at the Heart Failure 2017 and the 4th World Congress on Acute Heart Failure.

May 01, 2017, 21:03 PM IST
Your heart health is at stake if you haven't completed your education!

Your heart health is at stake if you haven't completed your education!

Researchers say that heart attack risks are doubled for those people who leave school without a school certificate.

Dec 18, 2016, 15:52 PM IST

New method to reveal heart attack risk

Levels of cholesterol and triglycerides, body mass index (BMI), smoking habits and blood pressure are considered as traditional risk factors for cardiovascular disease. There are several risk prediction calculators available today.

Jun 29, 2016, 13:01 PM IST

Beware! Long sitting hours increase heart attack risk

A new study have revealed that spending too much time sitting is not good for heart.

Apr 28, 2016, 16:51 PM IST

Late pregnancy ups stroke, heart attack risk: Study

To reach this conclusion, the team reviewed data from 72,221 women aged 50 to 79 enrolled in the US Women's Health Initiative Study. 

Feb 19, 2016, 21:51 PM IST

Daily antacid use ups heart attack risk: Study

Popping over-the-counter antacids daily to control acidity or heartburn can increase heart attack risk by 16-21 percent, a huge data-mining study led by an Indian-origin researcher has revealed.

Jun 11, 2015, 12:44 PM IST

Diabetes drug may curb heart attack risk in HIV patients

In patients infected by human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), a diabetes drug may have benefits which go beyond lowering blood sugar.

May 15, 2015, 11:37 AM IST

Quitting smoking at 60 cuts heart attack risk within first five years

A new study has indicated that older people at age 60 can lower the risk for heart attack and stroke within the first five years if they quit smoking.

Apr 23, 2015, 12:22 PM IST

Sitting for long hours ups heart attack risk

Caught into a sitting job? It's time to make some lifestyle changes for your heart's health as sitting for too long everyday can increase the risk of an heart attack, as per a recent study.

Mar 07, 2015, 14:02 PM IST

Risk calculators may overestimate heart attack risk

Most "risk calculators" used to gauge a patient's chances of suffering a heart attack significantly overestimate the likelihood of a heart attack, warns a study.

Feb 17, 2015, 19:06 PM IST

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.

Aug 19, 2014, 20:54 PM IST

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.

Aug 19, 2014, 12:23 PM IST

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.

Jul 15, 2014, 15:06 PM IST

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.

May 06, 2014, 10:09 AM IST

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.

Apr 29, 2014, 17:17 PM IST