Women who experience high blood pressure condition during pregnancy are likely to face an increased risk of heart disease and hypertension later in life. Hypertension or high blood pressure is a condition in which the force of the blood against the artery walls is too high.
Patients with Type 2 diabetes admitted in hospital for heart failure have a one in four chance of dying in 18 months, finds a new study.
Young women, on the other hand, are more prone to be overweight or obese and have high blood pressure problems.
The findings showed that NAFLD is an independent risk factor for atherosclerosis — the build-up of fats, cholesterol and other substances in and on the artery walls — which may lead to the advent of heart diseases-related deaths.
Out of about 400 deaths taking place in a year in the country’s largest border guarding force, 70 were because of heart attacks and about 50 due to vehicular accidents.
Analysis of the data showed that loneliness/social isolation was associated with a 29 per cent increased risk of a heart or angina attack.
While depression and major stressful events are known to be harmful for health, health consequences of frustrations and hassles in everyday life are far reaching too.
In the study, older participants who showed signs of depression were found to have up to 75 per cent greater risk for experiencing heart disease and stroke.
Some diabetes-related sex differences in heart and blood vessel diseases were observed. Inherent hormonal differences may be the culprit.
A new study has suggested that peanuts can protect against early death from cancer and heart disease.
A shorter height is directly associated with increased risk of coronary heart disease, a new large-scale study led by an Indian-origin scientist has found.
Including peanut in a high-fat meal may protect your heart from the negative effects of such a diet, suggests a new study.
A thin person with a large waistline may have a low BMI but that doesn’t necessarily mean she/he is healthy.
New study finds that exercising changes the functioning of genes that affect how healthy and fit our muscles become
Worldwide, ischemic heart disease, stroke, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) claimed the most lives.