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.
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.
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.
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.
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.