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Coronary heart disease

Mobile apps can provide timely medication reminder: Study

The study shows the use of high-quality medication reminder apps increases people's adherence to cardiovascular medication.

Aug 27, 2018, 12:46 PM IST

Spot the red flags - Warning signs and symptoms of heart disease

This year's theme for World Heart Day is 'Share the Power', encouraging people across the world to take care of their heart and inspire others to do the same. 

Sep 28, 2017, 11:57 AM IST

Heart disease: Lifestyle critical regardless of your genetic risk factor

While genetics are important, modification by lifestyle changes, diet and environmental influences can be effected and remains critical, observes Dhall citing recent research done in the US.

Nov 30, 2016, 19:28 PM IST

High intake of saturated fats may up heart disease risk

Regular consumption of such major saturated fatty acids can increase the risk of coronary heart disease.

Nov 24, 2016, 14:24 PM IST

'Healthy oils, low-heat cooking can reduce heart problems of South Asians'

Preventing coronary heart disease (CHD) is not just about what you eat but is also linked to the cooking style you adopt, according to a team of international researchers who say urbanised South Asian's susceptibility to the disease is partly due to high-heat cooking methods such as roasting or frying.

Oct 26, 2016, 15:57 PM IST

Heart disease: What increases your risk, tips to reduce it!

Heart disease is caused by plaque buildup in the wall of the arteries that supply blood to the heart.

Oct 26, 2016, 13:26 PM IST

World Heart Day 2016: Five things you should know about heart disease in India!

Coronary heart disease is preventable and every man and woman has the power to lower their risk risk by following a heart-healthy lifestyle. 

Sep 29, 2016, 10:57 AM IST

Five ways to reduce your risk of heart disease!

Heart disease, coronary heart disease or CHD, has now become the leading cause of mortality in India. Heat disease is a class of diseases that involve the heart or blood vessels.

Sep 26, 2016, 07:39 AM IST

Genetic tool created to identify risk of heart disease

To identify individuals at risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) much earlier and improve its prevention, a new genetic risk tool has been developed by an Indian-origin researcher.

Sep 24, 2016, 15:28 PM IST

Shocking! Sugar industry paid Harvard scientists to blame fat for heart disease

As per a special report in JAMA Internal Medicine, an industry group then called the Sugar Research Foundation, which is known as the Sugar Association today, sponsored some research on fat as the 'dietary culprit' in heart disease – an attempt to refute concerns about sugar's role in heart disease.

Sep 16, 2016, 14:33 PM IST

Heart failure among the aged may triple by 2060

Heart failure is a common condition worldwide and increases with age. Various disorders can cause heart failure, such as coronary heart disease, hypertension, obesity and diabetes. 

Aug 29, 2016, 08:39 AM IST

Five surprising health benefits of staying hydrated!

Water is so important to help maintain temperature, remove waste and regulate all bodily fuctions.  

Aug 22, 2016, 19:13 PM IST

Here's what puts you at high risk for a heart attack!

 Understanding the risk factors and taking steps toward a heart-healthy lifestyle early can help prevent a heart attack.

Aug 03, 2016, 09:45 AM IST

Beware! Night shifts can increase women's heart disease risk

The study showed that women who work more than 10 years of rotating night shifts have a 15 to 18 percent increased risk of developing coronary heart disease.

Apr 27, 2016, 08:30 AM IST

Walking faster, longer good for elderly

The study found that those who were more active had significantly lower risk of future heart attacks and stroke.

Nov 20, 2015, 17:32 PM IST

Sweetened drinks tied to increased heart failure risk

Regular consumption of sweetened drinks has been associated with changes in blood pressure, insulin levels, and inflammatory markers, as well as weight gain.

Nov 03, 2015, 19:55 PM IST

Cold sores linked to Alzheimer's

 A new study has claimed that people suffering from cold sores are more likely to get Alzheimer's.

Oct 17, 2015, 19:40 PM IST

Eliminating saturated fats, low-quality carbs can improve heart health

A new study has revealed that consuming unsaturated fats and high-quality carbohydrates can lower risk of heart disease.

Sep 29, 2015, 18:34 PM IST

Coffee doesn't risk your heart

A new study has found no association between coffee consumption and an increased risk of atrial fibrillation.

Sep 23, 2015, 10:14 AM IST