This weekly health news roundup presents latest news pieces on coronary heart disease, heart failure, dementia, high blood pressure, and atrial fibrillation. This week we discussed reduction of the risk of coronary heart disease and stroke with regular breakfast, a… Read More
Coronary heart disease and stroke risk may increase with skipping breakfast regularly. The study looked at breakfast consumption in men and found that those who routinely skipped on the most important meal of the day had a higher risk of… Read More
Elderly with chronic kidney disease face higher coronary heart disease, heart failure, or stroke risk. You may not necessarily think about the link between the kidneys and the heart, but the two actually share many risk factors which can bring… Read More
Obstructive sleep apnea may increase heart failure and mortality in women. Risk factors for both sleep apnea and heart failure do differ between men and women, and it has been unclear whether the effects of sleep apnea on cardiovascular health… Read More
Type 2 diabetes in women increases heart attack and stroke risk, but intense activity may help lower the risk. Women, compared to men, have double the risk of having a heart attack or stroke if they have type 2 diabetes.… Read More
Restless leg syndrome has been found to increase the risk of stroke, heart disease and kidney disease.
Restless leg syndrome (RLS) is a condition that causes a person to feel an overwhelming urge to move their legs when in an… Read More
Noise pollution in America is becoming a large problem not only because of the loud noise, but because it raises the risk of heart disease in seniors. Noise pollution can result from automobiles – cars, buses and planes – public… Read More
Coronary heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, while stroke is the leading cause of disability.
Approximately one million Americans have a heart attack every year, and 400,000 of them die as a result of… Read More