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Revealed - Why 9/11 survivors are at risk of heart attack, lung disease

Revealed - Why 9/11 survivors are at risk of heart attack, lung disease

Researchers enrolled 8,701 people to examine the association between physical injury or acute exposure to the dust cloud on the morning of September 11, 2001, and chronic disease up to 10 to 11 years later.

Artificial sweeteners linked to long-term weight gain, health problems

Artificial sweeteners linked to long-term weight gain, health problems

The findings contradict the previous findings that claimed artificial sweeteners don't cause extra weight gain and potential health harm.

Even low dose X-rays could harm your heart: Study

Even low dose X-rays could harm your heart: Study

It is known that populations exposed to ionising radiation in medical or environmental settings have symptoms suggesting an increased risk of cardiovascular disease.

Workaholics, take note! Long working hours can lead to heart disease risk

Workaholics, take note! Long working hours can lead to heart disease risk

The study showed that, compared to people who worked a normal week of between 35-40 hours, those who worked 55 hours or more were about 40 per cent more likely to develop atrial fibrillation during the following ten years.

Animal-based protein vs plant-based protein - Which is better for longevity?

Animal-based protein vs plant-based protein - Which is better for longevity?

Weight loss through diet offers a range of health benefits, including reducing your risk of developing high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, and some cancers. 

Take brisk walk every 30 minutes to reduce risk of heart disease

Take brisk walk every 30 minutes to reduce risk of heart disease

The study found that people who spend increasing time sitting are at an increased risk of serious health problems like cardiovascular disease, diabetes or death from all causes.

Persistent mental stress ups death risk in heart disease patients

Persistent mental stress ups death risk in heart disease patients

According to researchers, people with persistent mental distress, including depression and anxiety, were nearly four times as likely to have died of cardiovascular disease and nearly three times as likely to have died from any cause.

Beware! City's busy noises disrupt heart rhythms; may trigger cardiovascular problems

Beware! City's busy noises disrupt heart rhythms; may trigger cardiovascular problems

The study is the first to use sensors to model the short-term impact that city environments can have upon the human body.

Cholesterol-lowering vaccine jab may prevent heart disease

Cholesterol-lowering vaccine jab may prevent heart disease

The vaccine called AT04A induces antibodies against a target protein that is produced by the body, researchers said.

An hour a week of lifting weights can help you stave off cardiovascular disease risk!

An hour a week of lifting weights can help you stave off cardiovascular disease risk!

All participants were healthy and without metabolic syndrome at the start of the study. During the study, carried out between 1987 and 2006, 15% of participants developed metabolic syndrome.

Air pollution: French woman sues Paris over health damage

Air pollution: French woman sues Paris over health damage

Clotilde Nonnez, an asthmatic 56-year-old, told AFP that she had "nearly died" when air pollution hit record levels in Paris in December 2016.

Why mustard oil may be healthy for your heart

Why mustard oil may be healthy for your heart

Mustard oil, which has a pungent taste, contains about 60 per cent monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFA), 21 per cent polyunsaturated fats (PUFA) and about 12 per cent saturated fats.

Sushma Swaraj's noble gesture leads Pakistani father to say 'Jai Hind'

Sushma Swaraj's noble gesture leads Pakistani father to say 'Jai Hind'

The Pakistani man thanked External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj for her intervention into the matter.

This newly-identified unique gene may save you from heart disease

This newly-identified unique gene may save you from heart disease

The variant, rs145556679*, is associated with lower levels of both 'bad' natural fats and 'bad' cholesterol, the factors that lower the risk of cardiovascular disease.

Gene that prevents heart disease found in Greeks villagers

Gene that prevents heart disease found in Greeks villagers

The cardioprotective variant, rs145556679, was found in the people living in Mylopotamos, northern Crete.

Statins may improve heart structure, function

Statins may improve heart structure, function

It is because statins reduce oxidative stress and dampen the production of growth factors which stimulate cell growth. 

Protein linked to chronic heart failure identified

Protein linked to chronic heart failure identified

Chronic heart failure is caused by a variety of conditions that damage the heart, including coronary heart disease, hypertension and diabetes. 

Men undergoing cancer treatment may have worse heart muscle disease

Men undergoing cancer treatment may have worse heart muscle disease

Cardiomyopathy is an acquired or hereditary disease of the heart muscle, charaterised by breathlessness, swollen legs and feet and a bloated stomach.

Smoking doesn't see how old you are: 23-year-old suffers severe heart attack

Smoking doesn't see how old you are: 23-year-old suffers severe heart attack

The patient, Anshul Pandey (name changed to protect identity), was hale and a hearty youngster when he was presented to the team of doctors with acute chest pain with no previous medical records. 

Help yourselves to more servings of fruits and veggies to reduce risk of artery disease!

Help yourselves to more servings of fruits and veggies to reduce risk of artery disease!

The findings revealed that people who ate three or more daily servings of fruits and vegetables had 18 percent lower odds of PAD than those who ate less.