Cardiovascular diseases

Can physical activity accelerate risk of heart attacks?

Physical activity may increase coronary atherosclerosis (artery narrowing) through mechanical stress and vessel wall injury and through the physiological responses it prompts, such as increases in blood pressure and parathyroid hormone.

Sep 23, 2021, 13:49 PM IST

What are long term effects on heart health post COVID vaccination?

People suffering from cardiovascular diseases have had it worse during the ongoing pandemic. Heart patients have been living under constant fear of sudden deaths and severe infections. During the second wave, one of the most common after-effects was sudden deaths due to cardiac arrest post COVID.

Sep 09, 2021, 11:47 AM IST

People between 30-40, who do not exercise daily, at higher risk of heart diseases

Indians are at risk of heart disease at least a decade earlier than western counterparts. This means there is an increasing prevalence of cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) in people as young as 30. India already accounts for one-fifth of deaths worldwide, caused by cardiovascular diseases.

Sep 08, 2021, 10:58 AM IST

Cancer survivors are at a higher risk of developing heart disease, says a study

People with a cancer history have an elevated risk of cardiovascular disease, according to a study by The Ohio State University.

Mar 18, 2021, 14:02 PM IST

Early menstruation linked to increased menopause symptoms: Study

School of Public Health researchers analysed data from more than 18,000 middle-aged women across the UK, USA, and Australia, as part of the Life-course Approach to reproductive health and Chronic disease Events (InterLACE) international collaboration.

Jul 23, 2020, 17:17 PM IST

More than 2 eggs per day deadly for your heart: Study

Published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, the study tracked the diets, health and lifestyle habits of nearly 30,000 adults in the US for as long as 31 years.

Jun 06, 2019, 10:43 AM IST

Flavoured e-cigarettes trigger heart disease risk

The study, published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, found that endothelial cells exposed to the e-liquids or to blood collected from e-cigarette users shortly after vaping, exhibit significantly increased levels of molecules implicated in DNA damage and cell death.

May 30, 2019, 11:29 AM IST

Kitchen is the best hospital, food the best medicine

In low and middle-income countries like India, where malnutrition is still not a completely solved problem, there has been a sharp increase in lifestyle disorders.

Sep 21, 2018, 12:34 PM IST

Beware! Eating meat in this form may increase your blood pressure levels

A new study by Harvard has found that high-temperature cooking releases chemicals that may raise your blood pressure levels, a precursor to many cardiovascular diseases.

Mar 22, 2018, 16:05 PM IST

Novel blood test may help you measure your heart health

According to the researchers, this research may help them to identify new targets for reducing the risk and eventually lead to more effective treatments.

Feb 08, 2018, 18:27 PM IST

Chemotherapy treatment for breast cancer may increase heart failure risk

Prompting attention to the fact that during treatment not only one's breast health but also general health, including that of the heart, should be considered, the researchers suggested.

Feb 02, 2018, 18:33 PM IST

Migraines could increase risk of cardiovascular diseases: Study

Around one billion people worldwide are affected by migraine. It has a considerable impact on quality of life and imposes a substantial burden on society.

Feb 01, 2018, 17:31 PM IST

Deaths due to heart disease witness rise by 59% in 20 years: Report

By getting affected with heart conditions in working age, people not only lose out their productive years but also add to the overall economic burden of the disease.

Oct 15, 2017, 14:03 PM IST

Beware! Noise pollution can cause cardiovascular issues, say health experts

Acute noise exposure increases blood pressure by releasing the stress hormones and also increases the risk of heart rhythm abnormalities, heart attack and brain stroke.

Aug 04, 2017, 12:24 PM IST

Hospital infections may increase risk of cardiovascular diseases: Study

A new study has revealed that infections acquired from the hospital may increase the risk of developing cardiovascular diseases such as stroke.

Aug 02, 2017, 20:34 PM IST

Obesity can cause cardiovascular diseases even in young

The researchers from University of Bristol, UK, hypothesised that cardiovascular risk due to increased BMI was likely to emerge in earlier life. 

May 28, 2017, 18:46 PM IST

Gene that prevents heart disease found in Greeks villagers

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

May 28, 2017, 00:16 AM IST

Cardiovascular diseases responsible for one-third deaths worldwide

The researchers looked at the prevalence of CVD from 1990-2010 and found that CVD mortality first increased, then declined steeply with increasing SDI, only to plateau in the last few years.

May 18, 2017, 14:14 PM IST

Bad news for people with normal weight – Cardiovascular diseases can hit you too

Bad news for people with normal weight – Cardiovascular diseases can hit you too

Apr 05, 2017, 09:40 AM IST

E-cigarettes may increase risk of cardiovascular diseases, says study

E-cigarettes may not be as harmless as believed, but a new study has revealed that regular vapers may increase the risk of developing cardiovascular diseases.

Feb 03, 2017, 16:14 PM IST