Cardiovascular Disease News
Don’t skip leg day at the gym; it could help save your life. Here’s how
A new study reveals that stronger quadriceps – a muscle in the legs – can save you from congenital failure after a heart attack. The findings are significant as the number of those suffering from cardiovascular diseases has increased the world over
Added sugars are injurious to health: What are these sweetners?
According to a new study, higher free sugar intake from foods such as sugary drinks, fruit juice, and sweets was associated with an increased risk of all cardiovascular disease outcomes
Former athletes face increased risk of high blood pressure and heart attack
It is useful to stay attached to sports after retirement. In addition to regular cardiovascular screening, one should maintain a regular exercise routine in tune with one’s age
Cardiovascular disease: Mortality in women has increased due to gender disparity
According to the Lancet commission published in May 2021, cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the major cause of mortality among women and is responsible for causing 35% of deaths in women each year worldwide
Less salt intake can lower risk of heart problems
A high sodium diet is often a neglected factor that causes heart problems
World Heart Day: Young India’s weak hearts and how we can protect them
Of the 28,449 heart-related deaths in India in 2021, 19,744 were in the 30 to 60 age group. Doctors and medical experts opine that unhealthy diets, a sedentary lifestyle, high stress levels and fast-paced social obligations are the biggest contributors to heart problems in younger people
World Heart Day 2022: How health technology tools help control cardio-metabolic diseases
With the development and advancement of AI technology in recent years, it has gradually changed from theory to practicality
Older adults without heart disease should not take daily aspirin to prevent stroke, says US task force
Bleeding risks for adults in their sixties and up who haven't had a heart attack or stroke outweigh any potential benefits from aspirin, the US Preventive Services Task Force said in its draft guidance.
World Heart Day 2021: From theme to history, here’s all you need to know
The theme for the day this year is ‘Use Heart To Connect’, which aims to highlight the power of digital health to improve awareness, management and prevention of CVD globally
Heart diseases can be hereditary but none are destined to the fate of parents or grandparents
Improved lifestyle choices are hard but they can influence heart disease risk and slow the progression of heart disease
Consuming fried food even in moderation is harmful for heart, warns new study
The more fried chicken, fish, and potatoes you eat, the more likely you are to develop serious heart disease in the long term, according to a new scientific investigation published in the journal Heart
Different blood pressure readings from left and right arm may indicate increased risk of heart attack, stroke and death
In fact, blood pressure should be measured in both arms during a proper cardiovascular disease risk assessment.
World Diabetes Day 2020: Less salt intake, exercising may help diabetics keep their heart healthy
A 2010 study suggests that cardiovascular complications are the major cause of death among 70 percent of patients with Type 2 diabetes
Study suggests aspirin may help lower risk of death from severe COVID-19 complications
Scientists stated that aspirin can reduce the production of immune cells in patients with pre-existing cardiovascular disease, thus helping in reducing the incidence of a cytokine storm
World Heart Day 2020: Here's why we celebrate 29 September to raise awareness about cardiovascular diseases
World Heart Day was first observed on 29 September, 1999, when the World Heart Federation collaborated with the World Health Organisation
Low levels of zinc in blood may increase risk of death in COVID-19 patients, study reveals
Increased inflammatory response in the body has also been one of the reasons for COVID-19 fatalities.
Countries may miss goals to reduce chronic diseases by 2030 due to COVID-19, reveals Lancet study
As per the the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 3.4 signed in 2015, the aim is to achieve a one-third reduction in global deaths among those aged between 30 and 70 due to cancer, cardiovascular disease, chronic respiratory disease and diabetes
PCOS Awareness Month 2020 dedicated to a common hormonal disorder that affects 10% of women worldwide
Around 40 percent of women diagnosed with PCOS also suffer from depression and self-esteem issues after diagnosis.
Arsenic poisoning and rice: Thorough washing, cooking in excess water may help cut exposure
A recent study said that flood irrigation used to cultivate rice in India leads to longer exposure to contaminated water and soil, increasing the rate of arsenic absorption
Stuck indoors and stressed? Practice yoga says cardiologist that believes meditation plays a role in cardiovascular disease
He wrote down guidelines meant for cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, and cardiovascular disease researchers on behalf of American Heart Association.