'Multiple pregnancies put mother at heart disease risk'

Women who give birth to four or more children are at higher risk of developing cardiovascular diseases than women who have fewer children, says Indian-American researcher Monika Sanghavi from University of Texas's Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas.

Kids exposed to smoking may have higher risk of heart disease as adults

A new study has indicated that kids who are exposed to their parents' smoking may have a higher risk of developing heart disease in adulthood than those whose parents didn't smoke.

Women urged to exercise more to prevent heart disease

A new survey has suggested that women should do regular exercise as physical inactivity is the biggest risk factor for heart disease in women over the age of 30.

Dental health indicator of overall health: AIIMS experts

On the occasion of World Oral Health Day, experts at AIIMS Friday said that dental health is an indicator of one's overall health, including risk of heart diseases and stroke.

Top five leading health problems in women!

Most women don't realise that they are at risk of an illness and even death from various diseases that catch them unawares while caring for their loved ones.

Here's how dietary phosphate can impact heart health

 A new study has revealed that how phosphate in the diet can increase heart disease risk.

China on brink of heart disease `epidemic`: Study

Unhealthy eating, smoking and obesity are threatening a heart disease epidemic in China, where three out of four people are in poor cardiovascular shape, said a study on Monday.

 

Top five health concerns for men revealed

A new study has revealed the five most common health issues in men and how to prevent them.

High testosterone puts men at high heart disease risk

A new study shows that the sex hormones testosterone and estrogen alter cardiovascular factors in a way that raises a man`s risk of heart disease.

Get workers healthy with office-hour lifestyle exercises

Want to see your employees healthy and in shape? Get them to do some lifestyle exercises well within the office premises.

Knowing what you want in life may increase your lifespan

If you are one of the people who have a high sense of purpose in life, you may live longer, claims a new study.

Pro-veggie diet helps lower risk of heart disease, stroke

Semi-veggie diet, where proportion of plant-based foods is higher compared to animal-based foods, can help reduce the risk heart disease and stroke significantly, claims a new study.

Pro-veggie diet helps lower risk of heart disease, stroke

Semi-veggie diet, where proportion of plant-based foods is higher compared to animal-based foods, can help reduce the risk heart disease and stroke significantly, claims a new study.

Daily moderate coffee consumption may prevent clogged arteries: Study

A new study has suggested that drinking a few cups of coffee a day may help prevent clogged arteries that could result in heart attacks.

Young women ignore heart attack symptoms

Driven by concerns of initiating a false alarm, young women tend to ignore or dismiss the earliest symptoms of an impending heart attack, such as pain, dizziness and delay in seeking emergency medical care, says new research.

Shun anger to cut heart attack risks

An episode of intense anger could lead to an eight-fold increase in the risk of heart attack. A high level of anxiety also increases the risk by about nine times, says new research.

Mumbai Mayor calls swine flu a 'heart disease'

With swine flu taking alarming proportions, Mumbai Mayor Snehal Ambekar on Thursday called it a "heart disease" and made a bizarre suggestion that the municipal authority will plant trees to check the disease.

Mumbai Mayor calls swine flu a 'heart disease'

With swine flu taking alarming proportions, Mumbai Mayor Snehal Ambekar on Thursday called it a "heart disease" and made a bizarre suggestion that the municipal authority will plant trees to check the disease.

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.

Physically active women at lesser risk of heart diseases

 Middle-aged women, who keep physically active at least few times a week, face lesser risk of heart disease, stroke and blood clots.