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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
Atrial fibrillation is associated with heart attacks, heart failure, chronic kidney disease, and sudden cardiac death. Atrial fibrillation is an irregular heartbeat, which is well known to be linked to a higher risk of strokes. The researchers aimed to investigate… Read More
According to the WHO (World Health Organization) and the CDC, heart disease is the leading cause of death in developed countries like the U.K., the U.S., Canada, and Australia. In the U.S. alone, almost 11.5 percent of the total adult… Read More
In a healthy adult, the heart should average between 60 to 100 beats per minute. Factors that determine heart rate are activity level, exertion of the body, and even stress levels. Throughout the day, our heartbeats may quicken or slow… Read More
A recent study has found that sex increases the risk of a heart attack among older men, but on the other hand, it lowers the risk of hypertension in women. The findings challenge the common notion that sex brings universal… Read More
We always hear about the importance of diet and exercise for a strong heart, but which one is better? Well, a new study suggests that either one of the two, or a combination of both, can work wonders for improving… Read More
A large study conducted in the U.K. has demonstrated that the risk of hospitalization or even death from heart disease is 32 percent lower with a vegetarian diet than with a diet containing meat and fish.
Led by experts at … Read More
Heart failure speeds up the aging and triggers the onset of early male menopause, known as andropausal syndrome (AS). AS is characterized by a reduction in anabolic hormones, including testosterone, in aging men. Decreasing hormone levels are what contributes to… Read More
Moderate exercise has been shown to improve heart health in seniors over the age of 65. Moderate exercise is classified as riding a bike, going for a swim, or even heading out for a stroll.
For the study, the researchers… Read More
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