Childhood fitness cuts heart disease risks in adulthood

Metabolic syndrome is a clustering of key cardiovascular disease risk factors and is associated with an increased risk of subsequent coronary artery disease, stroke and Type-2 diabetes.

Five reasons you should stop eating bread!

Bread is low in essential nutrients when compared to other foods such as fruits, vegetables, meat and fish. 

A third of heart and vascular patients find it hard to keep on their work: Study

The study also highlights that even after an year of their recovery patients who are hospitalized for a longer period of time due to heart problems or strokes find it hard to keep on their professional life.

Beware! 'Silent' heart attacks may increase risk of death by three times: Research

Now, however, a research has found out something about heart attacks that are actually scary. The fact that nearly half of all heart attacks may not have any symptoms at all! 

Good news! Women who attend religious services live longer

Good news! Women who attend religious services live longer

Women who attend religious services more than once per week are more likely to live longer and may lower the risk of death from heart disease and cancer, a study has found.

Find out how many eggs can you eat per week!

Eggs contain a large amount of proteins and other essential nutrients.

Smartphone app may replace heart palpitation monitors

Smartphone app may replace heart palpitation monitors

In the study, the researchers evaluated the efficacy of AliveCor Heart Monitor smartphone app.

A device that allows doctors to operate on the heart while it beats!

While a standard heart bypass surgery lasts four to five hours, with doctors having to stop the heart and entails lengthy post-operative rehabilitation, the new device allows doctors to operate on the heart while it beats.

Fatty liver may increase heart disease, mortality

Evidence indicates that the fatty and inflamed liver expresses several pro-inflammatory and procoagulant factors, as well as genes involved in accelerated atherogenesis.

Beware! Night shifts can increase women's heart disease risk

The study showed that women who work more than 10 years of rotating night shifts have a 15 to 18 percent increased risk of developing coronary heart disease.

Combined dietary supplement likely to help fight heart disease

A new study was found by a team of researchers, including an Indian-origin scientist which suggests that combining a marine fish oil, cocoa extract and phytosterols into a dietary supplement may cut down the risk of developing heart disease.

Loneliness increases risk of heart diseases

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It's a universal fact that human beings are social animals. We all need an intimacy to be with each other. We are highly interactive and love to socialize.

On the other side loneliness increases the risk of premature deaths.

Want to live longer? Cut down your sitting time by 71 minutes!

A new study suggests that reducing sitting time at work by 71 minutes per day can have positive effect in the long.

Loneliness, isolation may up heart disease, stroke risk: Study

Analysis of the data showed that loneliness/social isolation was associated with a 29 per cent increased risk of a heart or angina attack and a 32 per cent heightened risk of having a stroke.

Arm-to-arm difference in BP ups heart attack risk

You may want to get your blood pressure checked in both arms as a recent study has suggested that a difference between the two readings can give an early warning about increased risk of heart disease.

Aspirin benefits outweigh risks in some patients

People who take daily aspirin to stave off heart disease may be inviting more benefit than harm, according to a government-appointed panel of independent experts.

Active neighbourhood can make you healthier

Active neighbourhood can make you healthier

According to researchers, creating healthier cities is an important part of the public health response to the global disease burden of physical inactivity.

Vitamin D3 may improve heart functioning

The patients, in the study, who took vitamin D3 experienced an improvement in heart functioning, as compared to those who did not.

Dietary calcium may lower heart disease risk

 Higher dietary calcium intake may lower the risk of cardiovascular disease in adults.

Treating depression can lower heart disease risk

Researchers found effective treatment for depression can reduce a patient's heart risks to the same level as those who never had short-term depression.