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Fear of new foods may up heart disease, diabetes risk

Traits similar to food neophobia, including picky and fussy eating, also occur in different age groups in the population. These eating behaviours may also have a significant impact on dietary quality and subsequently health.

Weight loss may help cut heart attack, stroke risk in diabetics: Cambridge study

The study found that proper weight management combined with routine care may significantly reduce the risk of developing Cardiovascular Diseases (CVD) such as heart attack and strokes.


Depression linked to increased risk of irregular heartbeat: Study

The study has found that patients taking anti-depressants, used as an indicator of depression, had a 3.18-fold higher risk of atrial fibrillation which causes 20 to 30 percent of all strokes.

Deep forehead wrinkles may signal heart disease risk

Risk of heart disease increases as people age, but lifestyle and medical interventions can mitigate the danger. The challenge is in identifying high-risk patients early enough to make a difference.

What causes aircraft related cardiovascular damage?

An enzyme located in the inflammatory cells of the body is responsible for vascular damage caused by aircraft noise. Various studies have shown that long-term exposure to aircraft noise can lead to increased development of cardiovascular diseases.

Matters of the heart

New study on stents highlights need for adherence to clinical protocols, caution in decision-making.


Salads: An evergreen recipe to stay healthy

What makes a salad such an integral part of healthy eating is that you can eat as much of it without worrying about calories.

Women with diabetes at greater heart risk than men

Women with diabetes are at a 44 per cent higher risk of developing heart disease than men with the condition: Research

New study to catch cardiovascular disease early

In future, cardiovascular disease may be treated before it is even noticed by the patient and has had the chance to cause irreparable damage.

The question of statins

Recent American guidelines recommend statins to prevent heart attacks without monitoring lipid levels. However,doctors have urged caution due to the many side effects of these drugs.