Heart disease News
Recently many such reports came out that when celebrities got heart attack. TV actor Siddharth Shukla, was 40 years old and died of a heart attack. Comedian Raju Srivastava's heart betrayed him, so he is still hospitalized. The risk of heart attack is increasing not only in celebrities but also among common people.
Long working hours increasing deaths from heart disease and stroke, claimed WHO on May 17. The number of deaths from heart disease due to working long hours b/w 2000 and 2016 increased by 42%, and from stroke by 19%. The WHO stated three actions that govts, employers and workers can take to protect workers' health.
Researchers looked at data on more than 290,000 children born to almost 190,000 mothers in Manitoba between 1979 and 2005 Heart conditions and risk factors were diagnosed 2 years earlier in the children exposed to diabetes in the womb Previous studies have documented the increased risk of type 2 diabetes, but not cardiovascular disease, from in utero exposure to diabetes
It is estimated that 6-20 percent of women of reproductive age have polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) Features of the condition include multiple cysts on the ovaries, irregular periods, excess body hair or hair loss from the head due to high levels of male hormones Women with PCOS are more likely to be overweight or obese, have diabetes, and have high blood pressure - all risk factors for heart disease and stroke
The number of heart attack patients have reduced in America, India, Spain, and China. According to Dr Samin K Sharma, Senior VP, Operations & Quality, Mount Sinai Heart, New York, the reduction in heart-related disease is due to the improvement in the mental and physical health of common people during the lockdown period.
The study focused on how arterial stiffness changes as women transition through menopause. Arterial stiffness refers to the elasticity of arteries and is measured by looking at how fast blood flows through arteries. Stiffer arteries can lead to dysfunction in how well the heart pumps and moves blood, and damage to the heart, kidneys and other organs.