Experts warn of Chagas disease in US

Chagas disease, a parasitic malady that can cause heart problems and is prevalent mainly in Latin America, has been detected in patients in the southern United States, according to a report.

Mental stress affects male and female heart differently

Impact of mental stress on heart varies for men and women, says a study.

'Energy drinks' can lead to acute heart problems

A new research has found that energy drinks can cause heart problems.

Diabetics who take high-salt diet at double the risk of heart problems

A new research has found that Type 2 diabetes patients who intake high-salt foods salt face double risk of developing heart disease.

Lack of physical activity may lead to obesity, heart problems

A new study suggests that most of the urban population in the developing countries are following a trend of steadily becoming more obese.

Too much exercise can be dangerous for patients with heart problems

A new research has found that too much exercise may increase the risk of death from heart attack or stroke in patients with existing heart problems.

Marijuana may cause heart problems in young adults

Young adults who smoke marijuana may be at risk for serious or even fatal heart problems, according to a study by French researchers on Wednesday.

Acute kidney injury may up risk of heart problems later

Patients who experience abrupt kidney injury following surgery have an increased risk of developing heart problems later, a new study has warned.

Tweaking MRI method may help spot heart problems earlier

Researchers including an Indian origin scientist have suggested that a new MRI method to map creatine at higher resolutions in the heart may help clinicians and scientists find abnormalities and disorders earlier than traditional diagnostic methods.

Gum disease may lead to heart problems: Study

Ignoring the gum disease may prove detrimental and affect the health of your heart in the long run, a new study has said.

Women no more safe from heart troubles: Survey

A new survey shows that changing lifestyle has exposed women to the risk of cardiovascular diseases, shattering the popular belief that oestrogen hormone protects them from such ailments.

It`s official! Obesity does lead to heart related problems

A team of Swedish researchers has used a new method to investigate obesity and overweight as a cause of cardiovascular disease.

Eating crusty foods may worsen heart problems in diabetics

Eating crusty foods may worsen heart problems in diabetics.

Why low-fat diet may not be helping your heart

For those who have been avoiding fatty foods to take care of your heart, here’s a word of warning.

Safety of common antidepressant drug doubtful

A warning has been sounded over antidepressant drugs, which has been found to increase the risk of heart problems and cause sudden death.

Slightly-overactive thyroid tied to heart problems

A new report suggests higher-than-normal thyroid activity is linked to a greater risk of heart disease, including irregular heartbeats.

Arthritis sufferers `likely to develop heart problems`

Researchers claim that people suffering from rheumatoid arthritis are likely to develop heart problems and stroke.

Take tea to avoid heart problems, diabetes

One cup of tea provides 150-200mg of flavonoids and it is the best source of antioxidants in the diet.

Taking BP pills at bedtime more effective than morning

Taking blood pressure pills at bedtime not only controls blood pressure more efficiently but also lowers the risk of heart problems.

Red wine does not lower high BP

Drinking two or three glasses of red wine each day has no effect on lowering high blood pressure, according to a new research.