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Heart disease: Lifestyle critical regardless of your genetic risk factor

Heart disease: Lifestyle critical regardless of your genetic risk factor

While genetics are important, modification by lifestyle changes, diet and environmental influences can be effected and remains critical, observes Dhall citing recent research done in the US.

Know these amazing health benefits of honey!

Know these amazing health benefits of honey!

Honey is considered as one of the healthiest foods.

Campaign against heart attacks covers 6,000 people in two months

The National Programme for Prevention and Eradication of Heart Attack (NPPEHA) -- launched to educate families on how to eradicate the disease -- has educated 6,000 people in its first two months of inception.

High intake of saturated fats may up heart disease risk

High intake of saturated fats may up heart disease risk

Regular consumption of such major saturated fatty acids can increase the risk of coronary heart disease.

Regular walking routine helps prevent heart disease

Regular walking routine helps prevent heart disease

 A recent study has found that keeping a regular walking regime can help combat fatal heart diseases.

Why good cholesterol may fail to protect against heart disease

Why good cholesterol may fail to protect against heart disease

Although well associated with lowering cardiovascular disease risk high-density lipoprotein (HDL) -- known as good cholesterol -- may not always be able to protect against heart disease.
 

Diabetes mellitus: Reasons why diabetic complications are much more dangerous and deadly!

Diabetes mellitus: Reasons why diabetic complications are much more dangerous and deadly!

Diabetes, often referred to by doctors as diabetes mellitus, is a chronic condition in which your blood glucose, or blood sugar, levels are too high.

Excessive weight gain during puberty increases risk of heart disease

Excessive weight gain during puberty increases risk of heart disease

A new study has revealed that putting on lots of weight during puberty increases the risk of death due to heart disease later in life.

Young adults with cancer face greater risk of heart disease: Study

Young adults with cancer face greater risk of heart disease: Study

Heart disease has been known for being the leading cause of treatment-related, non-tumour deaths among survivors of childhood cancer, breast cancer and Hodgkin lymphoma. 

Delhi air pollution: Five ways particulate matter affects your health!

Delhi air pollution: Five ways particulate matter affects your health!

Particulate matter, also called PM or soot, in air pollution can cause a number of health problems.

Now, stem cell patches can fix failing hearts

Now, stem cell patches can fix failing hearts

Researchers are currently testing the procedure in pigs and are working towards performing a human trial, said Thomas Eschenhagen, a professor at the University Medical Centre Hamburg-Eppendorf – UKE in Germany.

Sleep deprivation: Five ways lack of sleep affects your health!

People who have sleep problems are at an higher risk of heart disease, high blood pressure and and stroke.

Delhi air pollution: Children at most risk, say experts

Alarming increase in air pollution attacks the respiratory system, and can alter the immune system. 

Air pollution and your health: Five reasons why you need an air purifier!

Air pollution and your health: Five reasons why you need an air purifier!

In the wake of excessive pollution, health experts have asked people to leave the national capital if they want to be healthy.

Hypertension: Five natural home remedies to lower high blood pressure!

Long term high blood pressure is also a major risk factor for coronary artery disease, stroke, heart failure, peripheral vascular disease, vision loss and chronic kidney disease.

Know these health benefits of being flexible!

Do you know that being flexible can give health benefits to our body?

'Healthy oils, low-heat cooking can reduce heart problems of South Asians'

Preventing coronary heart disease (CHD) is not just about what you eat but is also linked to the cooking style you adopt, according to a team of international researchers who say urbanised South Asian's susceptibility to the disease is partly due to high-heat cooking methods such as roasting or frying.

Heart disease: What increases your risk, tips to reduce it!

Heart disease is caused by plaque buildup in the wall of the arteries that supply blood to the heart.

Discrimination against obese people may increase health risks

Obese people risk getting diagnosed with heart disease, diabetes, inflammation and other disorders, if they are discriminated in society, finds a study conducted by an Indian-origin researcher.

Whole grain diet may lower risk of heart disease: Study

 A new study found that whole grain diet helps to reduce the risk of developing heart disease in overweight and obese adults who are under the age of 50.