Losing weight, quitting smoking may reduce risk of old age dementia

A new study has revealed that old age dementia can be avoided by losing weight, quitting smoking and reducing heart disease and diabetes risk.

Top five delicious foods for lowering blood pressure!

Hypertension or high blood pressure is a chronic medical condition in which the blood flow in the arteries is often high.  

Long working hours bad for your heart

The longer the work hours or overtime you put in, the higher your chances of developing coronary heart disease within 10 years, says an alarming study.

New superfoods with key protein may keep body cells healthy

A new study has demonstrated that new superfoods that fight heart disease and diabetes could be developed with the help of a protein that helps keep cells in their bodies healthy.

Blood-vessel gene could fight cancer, heart disease

In a promising research, scientists have discovered a blood vessel-creating gene that could be used to combat cancer, heart disease and strokes.

Race, ethnicity linked with heart disease risk

A man's likelihood of accumulating fat around his heart might be better determined if doctors were to consider his race and ethnicity as well as where on his body the excess fat is deposited, new research shows.

Five powerful health benefits of eating pomegranate!

Pomegranate (botanical name is Punica granatum) is not just a delicious fruit, but is also high in nutrition. Rich in antioxidants and phytochemicals, pomegranate is one of the most powerful, nutrient dense foods for overall good health.

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.