Myocardial infarction risk in women may be reduced with a diet rich in antioxidants from fruits and vegetables. Lead investigator Alicja Wolk said, “Our study was the first to look at the effect of all dietary antioxidants in relation… Read More
Consuming a vegetarian diet has been associated with greater health outcomes, but a recent study found that eating meat doesn’t significantly raise the risk of heart disease over a 10-year span. So the question remains, is a vegetarian diet better… Read More
Erectile dysfunction patients on the Mediterranean diet may lower heart attack and stroke risk. Lead researcher Dr. Athanasios Angelis explained, “Erectile dysfunction is not a symptom of ageing, it is a bad sign from the body that something is… Read More
A new study has found that cholesterol-lowering statins may interact with other heart medications. New recommendations from the American Heart Association (AHA) outline some of the ways to get around this problem.
Statins are one of the most commonly prescribed… Read More
There is a rise in popularity of wearable devices that track steps and even heart rate, but research has shown many of these devices do not provide accurate information. Researchers tested four popular wearable heart rate devices for their study.… Read More
Calcium supplements – but not calcium-rich food – may pose a risk to the heart, according to research findings. Although the study could not establish causality, the researchers still want to raise awareness about the possible risk.
Lead author of … Read More
Heart failure and heart attack risk increases in people with insomnia. The study followed 54,279 people aged 20 to 89 years for over 11 years. The researchers found that insomnia sufferers had a three times higher risk of heart failure… Read More
Prescription NSAID painkillers may be tied to a higher risk of heart failure, according to recent findings. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) were found to increase the risk of heart failure by 20 percent, based on the analysis of the medical… Read More
Heart disease in patients who have both coronary artery disease (CAD) and type 2 diabetes can be prevented by effective treatment. A common condition in type 2 diabetes, heart failure has been found to be more serious in diabetics, compared… Read More
Atrial fibrillation risk and heart chamber damage are linked to moderate alcohol consumption, according to research findings. Senior author of the study Gregory Marcus explained, “There’s growing evidence that moderate alcohol intake may be a risk factor for atrial… Read More
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates nearly 5.1 million Americans have heart failure. Heart failure is the result of the heart not functioning properly and can lead to death. Aging is a large factor affecting the function of … Read More
Blood sugar control in patients with type 2 diabetes has a limited effect on their risk of heart disease and stroke. It has long been believed that diabetes is a risk factor for heart disease. But the research has shown… Read More