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  • Excessive Marathon Practice Can Adversely Affect Heart

    Indo-Asian News Service, January 11, 2017 14:30 IST

    As Mumbai full marathon approaches, doctors have urged participants not to practice excessively as it may have adverse affects on the heart, especially for the adults and senior citizens, said doctors.
  • Less Salty Diets Would Save Millions of Lives: Study

    Agence France-Presse, January 11, 2017 14:02 IST

    Reducing salt intake worldwide by only ten percent could save millions of lives, a study reported Wednesday.
  • Sun Bathing May Help Prevent Diabetes, Heart Disease: Study

    Press Trust Of India, December 23, 2016 14:20 IST

    Sun bathing and vitamin D supplements may be feasible and affordable approaches to improve or even prevent metabolic syndromes which pose a risk of diabetes and heart disease, a new study has ...
  • Indians More Likely to Die from Heart Attacks, Stroke: Experts

    Press Trust Of India, December 19, 2016 14:43 IST

    Indians are more likely to face premature death due to heart attacks and strokes owing to genetic factors as compared to people of other nationalities, according to doctors in the UAE.
  • Sleep Loss Takes a Toll on Your Heart

    Indo-Asian News Service, December 03, 2016 16:37 IST

    Short-term sleep loss due to long working hours may adversely affect your heart function, a study has warned.
  • Is Cardiac Health All in Your Genes?

    Indo-Asian News Service, December 01, 2016 13:58 IST

    The good news: Healthy behaviour appears to slash the risk of coronary disease in people at high genetic risk for events. The bad news: Folks with "good genes" cant expect their genetic ...
  • Want to Delay Death? Then Swim, Dance or Get on The Court: Study

    Thomson Reuters, November 30, 2016 13:34 IST

    Swimming, racquet sports and aerobics are associated with the best odds of staving off death, and in particular of reducing the risk of dying from heart disease or stroke, scientists said on ...
  • Under-50 Smokers Face 8-Fold Higher Heart Attack Risk: Study

    Agence France-Presse, November 30, 2016 13:08 IST

    Smokers under 50 are eight times more likely than non-smokers of the same age to have a major heart attack, scientists said Wednesday.
  • High Intake of Saturated Fats May up Heart Disease Risk

    Indo-Asian News Service, November 24, 2016 15:19 IST

    Love to eat hard cheese, whole milk, butter, beef, and chocolate? Beware, as a new study suggests that regular consumption of such major saturated fatty acids can increase the risk of coronary ...
  • Walking Improves Your Heart Health

    Indo-Asian News Service, November 23, 2016 14:43 IST

    A simple walking regimen can go a long way in improving your heart health, say researchers.
  • Eating Meat May Cause Heart Failure in Older Women

    Indo-Asian News Service, November 16, 2016 15:45 IST

    Consuming high-protein diet, especially meat, may increase the risk for heart failure in women over the age of 50, a study has found.
  • Aussie Scientists Discover Brain Pathway for Salt Addiction

    Indo-Asian News Service, November 16, 2016 14:08 IST

    Australian scientists have identified the part of the brain responsible for salt addiction, considered one of the main causes of heart disease.
  • Heredity isn't Always Destiny When it Comes to Heart Attacks: Study

    Thomson Reuters, November 15, 2016 16:46 IST

    If heredity puts you at higher risk for a heart attack, maintaining a healthy lifestyle can bring that risk down dramatically, below the risk faced by some people whose genes would normally ...
  • It's not all in the Genes: Clean Living can cut Heart Risks

    Associated Press, November 15, 2016 14:06 IST

    A large study finds that people with the most inherited risk cut their chances of having a heart attack or other heart problems in half if they didn't smoke, ate well, exercised ...
  • Healthy Lifestyle Can Reduce Genetic Heart Attack Risk

    Indo-Asian News Service, November 14, 2016 15:25 IST

    The study published in the New England Journal of Medicine suggests that lifestyle factors -- not smoking, avoiding excess weight and getting regular exercise -- significantly alter the risk of coronary events.
  • Aerobic Exercise May Improve Artery Health in Diabetics

    Press Trust Of India, November 12, 2016 15:26 IST

    Regular aerobic exercise, such as brisk walking or cycling, can improve artery health in people with type 2 diabetes and prevent help cardiovascular disease, a new study has found.
  • Weight Gain During Puberty May Lead to Heart Disease: Study

    Indo-Asian News Service, November 11, 2016 13:34 IST

    Boys with excessive weight gain during puberty are at increased risk of death due to heart disease later in life, a study reveals.
  • Poor Maternal Nutrition Can Cause Early Ageing of Baby's Heart

    Indo-Asian News Service, November 08, 2016 15:59 IST

    Children born to mothers who were undernourished during pregnancy are more likely to suffer early ageing of the heart, a research has showed.
  • Eating Cheese May Lower High Blood Pressure

    Indo-Asian News Service, November 08, 2016 15:51 IST

    Consuming sodium in the form of a dairy product, such as cheese, may protect against some of sodium's effects on the cardiovascular system, such as high blood pressure, researchers say.
  • Heart attack or Heartburn: How You Can Find Out

    Press Trust Of India, November 07, 2016 17:37 IST

    With heart diseases being one of the major causes of death in India, it is perhaps not surprising that most people presume any pain in the chest area to be an attack.As ...