Obesity silently damages heart

Obese people without an overt manifestation of heart disease experience silent cardiac damage that fuels risk of heart failure in the future, with new research suggesting that obesity is an independent driver of heart muscle damage.

Reheating of cooking oil can be harmful for health- Part 2

Reheating of cooking oil can be harmful for health. It can lead to heart disease, cancer and liver failure.

Reheating of cooking oil can be harmful for health

Reheating of cooking oil can be harmful for health. It will lead to heart failure, cancer and liver fail.

Now, new device that can slow, reverse heart failure

Scientists have developed a new implantable device that can help in controlling and reversing heart failure, it has been reported.

Pathway between brain and blood pressure identified

In a finding that may lead to improved treatments for hypertension and heart failure, scientists have uncovered a new pathway through which the brain uses a little-known steroid to control blood pressure.

Olive oil could reverse heart failure immediately: Scientists

Scientists have claimed that Olive oil could help reverse a patient's heart failure immediately.

New frontier for heart failure treatment

Opening new avenues for the treatment of heart failure, a research has found how the function of a key cardiac protein changes in the case of heart failure.

Even healthy-looking diabetics at 6-fold risk of heart failure

A new study has claimed that diabetes patients, who generally appear healthy, can still face six-fold higher risk of developing heart failure.

Heart drug launch could be "most exciting ever", says Novartis

The expected launch of Novartis`s new heart failure drug next year promises to be the company`s most exciting ever and profit margins on the medicine will be good, its head of pharmaceuticals said on Sunday.

New drug effective in treating heart failure

An experimental drug has reduced deaths from chronic heart failure by 20 per cent compared with an existing treatment, a new study has claimed.

Common antibiotic increases chances of heart failure

A new study has revealed that an antibiotic, which is widely used for treating common bacterial infections, is linked to an increased risk of heart death.

Key molecule to treat heart failure found

There could soon be an effective treatment for heart failure and its prevention.

Extreme temperatures increase risk of heart failure or stroke

A new study has found that extremely high or low temperatures significant increase the number of deaths caused by heart failure or stroke.

Brazil construction magnate Norberto Odebrecht dies at 93

Norberto Odebrecht, founder of the Brazilian construction company behind large-scale infrastructure projects including several World Cup stadiums, was buried Sunday after dying of heart failure. He was 93.

Moderate alcohol consumption fuels risk of atrial fibrillation

A new research has shown that the moderate consumption of wine and hard liquor alcohol might be associated with increased risk for atrial fibrillation, an abnormally fast heartbeat that can lead to stroke, heart failure and dementia.

Early menopause may up heart failure risk

Women who go through menopause early - at ages 40 to 45 - have a higher rate of heart failure, according to a new study.

Beware! Early menopause increases risk of heart failure

In a first, researchers have found that women who go through menopause early - at ages 40 to 45 - have a higher rate of heart failure because of the inability of the heart to pump enough blood to meet the body`s needs.

Depression may increase heart failure risk by 40%

A Norwegian study has now linked depression to heart failure.

Too much alcohol ups stroke risk in men

A new study has revealed that consuming alcohol more frequently than twice a week increases the risk of stroke mortality in men.

Shortness of breath linked to heart failure

Do you often experience shortness of breath when bending over to put on shoes? Beware, it may be a telltale sign of heart failure.