New algorithm can predict heart attacks

Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have developed a new machine-learning algorithm that can predict heart attacks up to four hours before doctors can.

Obese kids at heart disease, diabetes risk: Study

Obese kids are at risk of developing heart disease and diabetes early in life, an alarming study indicates.

Three simple ways to prevent heart disease!

Heart disease, also called cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of deaths around the world. But you can protect your heart by adopting a healthy lifestyle, although there are some factors attached which you can`t be changed such as family history, age or gender.

Gene key to blood vessel formation discovered

In what could add to our knowledge of how early life develops and also lead to better treatment of heart diseases and cancer, scientists have discovered a gene that plays a vital role in blood vessel formation.

Key molecule to treat heart failure found

There could soon be an effective treatment for heart failure and its prevention.

Study claims Alps` 53000-yr-old mummified iceman had heart disease genes

Scientists have revealed that the 5,300-year-old Tyrolean Iceman from the Alps had a strong genetic predisposition for increased risk for coronary heart disease (CHD).

Why `tree nuts` are good for your health revealed

A new study has revealed that eating tree nuts can help in reducing two of the five markers for metabolic syndrome that could lead to life threatening problems such as strokes and heart diseases.

Statins may increase life of diabetics: Study

The use of cholesterol-lowering statins may help prolong the lives of people with diabetic cardiovascular disease, says a new research.

Keep your heart healthy by donating blood

Donating blood could be an easy way to reduce the risk of heart disease, says a study.

50% of American adults have chronic diseases: Study

A new study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has revealed that half of all adults in the USA have at least one chronic condition, such as diabetes, heart disease or obesity.

Genes that may cause sudden cardiac death

Most sudden cardiac deaths are caused by abnormal heart rhythms called arrhythmias and researchers have uncovered new information about genes that may increase the risk of serious cardiac arrhythmias.

Menopausal sex hormone changes leave women at risk of heart disease

A new study has revealed that the change in hormone levels during the transition to menopause affects the quality of a woman`s cholesterol carriers, leaving her at greater risk for heart disease.

Thyroid treatment may prevent heart disease in diabetics

Restoring thyroid hormones in heart may prevent cardiovascular disease resulting from diabetes, according to a new study.

Thyroid treatment may prevent heart disease in diabetics

Low thyroid levels in the cardiac tissue of diabetics may be the major cause of their associated heart disease, a study has said, indicating that restoring thyroid hormones in heart may prevent heart disease in diabetics.

Diabetes drug Liraglutide could help lower risk factors for heart disease

Researchers have said that treatment with the diabetes drug liraglutide, in combination with diet and exercise, led to a significant decline in weight and improved a number of cardiovascular risk factors, including high blood pressure and high cholesterol.

Depression ups death risk in younger women: Study

Young women are especially vulnerable to depression and moderate and severe depression may double their risk of death from heart diseases, a new study says.

People with health concerns shouldn`t trust Wikipedia, say experts

A new study has revealed that Wikipedia contains errors in nine out of 10 of its health entries and people with health issues should speak to their doctors first.

Low-carb vegan diet reduces weight, heart disease risk

In addition to weight loss, a specific low-carbohydrate diet may also reduce the risk of heart disease by 10 percent over 10 years, a research indicates.

Screening family history key to saving young from diseases

Screening family history could lead to preventive treatment of multiple cancers, heart disease and diabetes - altering the destiny of many of these diseases that pass on from generation to generation, a study has indicated.

Physical activity could help overweight women avoid heart diseases

Researchers have suggested that for otherwise healthy middle-aged women who are overweight or obese, physical activity may be their best option for avoiding heart disease.