Follow new BP guidelines and avoid heart disease

If new hypertension guidelines are followed sincerely, it could help us significantly prevent deaths owing to cardiovascular diseases (CVD) each year without increasing overall health care costs, an analysis conducted by researchers at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) found.

Twitter can predict rates of coronary heart disease, according to research

Researchers have now shown that the social media platform has another use: Twitter can serve as a dashboard indicator of a community's psychological well being and can predict rates of heart disease.

Tweets can signal community's heart disease risk: Study

Australian researchers have discovered how social media can serve as an indicator of a community's psychological wellbeing and can predict rates of heart disease.

In your 40s? Here's how to stay healthy!

Maintaining a healthy body and staying in shape is the best way to defend oneself against cancers and other diseases.

India's first 'Subcutaneous Implantable Defibrillator' implanted at Delhi hospital

In a significant medical breakthrough, doctors at the Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi, implanted India’s first Subcutaneous Implantable Defibrillator (S-ICD) on a 48-year-old heart patient from Bihar, giving him a new lease of life.

A glass of wine a day good for heart than none at all: Study

Drinking a small glass of wine a day may give you a better chance of avoiding heart failure than those who don't drink at all, according to scientists.

Oily fish may not prevent heart disease: Study

Often we have heard that eating oily fish is good for the heart. However, researchers have now questioned the validity of oily fish being a part of a heart healthy diet.

World's first personalized heart therapy improves outcomes by 39%

A new research has revealed about a new personalized therapy, dalcetrapib, for cardiovascular disease.

Statins can reduce heart disease risk in women

Statin treatment can reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease in women just as it does in men, a large new international study has found.

Statins as effective for women as men for cutting heart disease, stroke risk

Statins are not just good for men, as a new study has shown that they also helps slash risk of heart disease or stroke in women.

One cup of blueberries daily reduces BP

Just a cup of blueberries every day could help reduce blood pressure and arterial stiffness, both of which are associated with heart disease.

Daily avocado cuts heart disease risk

Adding an avocado to your daily diet helps lower bad cholesterol and reduce the risk of heart disease, a study says.

6 healthy habits can prevent heart disease in nearly 3 out of 4 women

A new study has observed that following 6 healthy lifestyle choices can help prevent heart disease in nearly 3 out of 4 women.

People may inherit bad 'gut' bacteria: Study

A study has found that people may inherit some intestinal bacteria that cause Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, collectively known as inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).

First menstrual cycle age linked to heart disease risk

A study of over a million women has shown that women who had their first menstrual cycle at age 10 or younger, or age 17 or older, may be at higher risk of developing heart disease, stroke, and complications of high blood pressure.

Cooking linked to heart disease risk

Scientists have found that the more time people spend preparing meals in the kitchen, the greater their risk of heart disease.

Added sugar more harmful for heart than salt

A new study has revealed that added sugars likely to have greater role than salt in high blood pressure and heart disease.

New 'powerful' drug can slash bad cholesterol to level of a baby

Scientists have shown that a new wonder drug, Alirocumab, can cut back the "bad" cholesterol to the level of a baby.

3D-printed hearts to reduce heart surgeries in kids

New 3D-printed heart technology can reduce the number of heart surgeries in children with congenital heart disease, say researchers.

Daily aspirin's benefits for women over 65 outweigh risks

A new research has revealed that daily dose of aspirin protects women over 65 against the cancer despite the dangers of internal bleeding.