heart disease

Cancer ‘leading cause of death’ in rich countries

Cancer ‘leading cause of death’ in rich countries

Paris: Cancer has become the leading cause of death in rich nations, overtaking heart disease, according to the results of two landmark, ...Read More

Weight-loss surgery may cut heart disease risks

Weight-loss surgery may cut heart disease risks

Paris: In addition to reducing weight, bariatric or metabolic surgery may significantly reduce risk of death from heart complications, sa...Read More

Waist size is indicative of coronary artery disease

Waist size is indicative of coronary artery disease

Washington: Putting on weight can lead to heart disease among women. However, it is the location of the fat that matters most, with abdom...Read More

Mumbai: City hospital haven for ailing baby rescued from floods

Mumbai: City hospital haven for ailing baby rescued from floods

She was brought to Wadia Hospital on August 14, shortly after being diagnosed with congenital heart disease at a private hospital in her ...Read More

It’s all due to obesity

It’s all due to obesity

Heart disease and stroke mortality rates have almost stopped declining in many high-income countries and are even increasing in some coun...Read More

Breast cancer raises heart disease risk

Breast cancer raises heart disease risk

“Heart disease appears more commonly in women treated for breast cancer because of the toxicities of chemotherapy, radiation therapy and ...Read More

Pramila Jayapal re-introduces bill addressing South Asian heart disease

Pramila Jayapal re-introduces bill addressing South Asian heart disease

Indian-American Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal on Wednesday re-introduced a bipartisan legislation in the US House of Representatives that...Read More

Fried chicken, fish could lead to early death: Study

Fried chicken, fish could lead to early death: Study

Regularly eating fried chicken or fish is associated with a higher risk of death from any cause, specifically heart-related mortality, ac...Read More

Heart disease risk begins even before we are born

Heart disease risk begins even before we are born

London: Children whose mothers had a complicated pregnancy may be at a greater risk of heart disease in later life, according to a study ...Read More

AI used to create inexpensive heart disease detector

AI used to create inexpensive heart disease detector

Washington: Applying artificial intelligence (AI) to a widely available, inexpensive test — the electrocardiogram (EKG) — results in a si...Read More

Skip the park, pedal at your desk

Skip the park, pedal at your desk

New York: Do you have a sitting job? Having a pedalling desk can mitigate health risks such as obesity, diabetes and heart disease posed ...Read More

Extreme BMI levels harmful

Extreme BMI levels harmful

Washington: According to a recent study, both very high and very low levels of Body Mass Index (BMI) are associated with an increased ris...Read More

Air pollution emerging as third major risk factor for heart disease

Air pollution emerging as third major risk factor for heart disease

Mumbai: Air pollution is emerging as the third major risk factor for cardiovascular diseases (CVD) in India. It is perhaps lagging behind...Read More

Heart health: It all begins in your mouth

Heart health: It all begins in your mouth

Mumbai: Poor oral health has been debated as a possible cause of heart disease for many years. Research suggests that periodontitis is as...Read More

Dairy fats may not increase heart disease, stroke risk

Dairy fats may not increase heart disease, stroke risk

Washington: Whole dairy products such as full-fat milk, cheese and butter may not increase a risk of early death from heart disease or st...Read More

Sleeping too much may up stroke, heart disease risk

Sleeping too much may up stroke, heart disease risk

Seoul: Sleeping for over ten hours or less than six hours a day is likely to cause metabolic syndrome – a cluster of conditions that incr...Read More

Healthy mouth, healthy body: Why oral hygiene is a must

Healthy mouth, healthy body: Why oral hygiene is a must

Taking care of oral hygiene to prevent oral health problems can go a long way towards decreasing the risk for more serious health problems

Eating yogurt may reduce heart disease risk: study

Eating yogurt may reduce heart disease risk: study

Boston: Consuming more than two servings of yogurt per week may lower the risk of developing heart disease or stroke, a study claims. Hig...Read More

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Bhopal: Toddler loses battle to heart disease

Bhopal: Battling cyanotic congenital heart disease, a one-year-old boy breathed his last on Sunday morning at a maternity care, even as t...Read More

Mumbai: More youth succumb to heart-related ailments

Mumbai: More youth succumb to heart-related ailments

Mumbai: It is a matter of missing many heart beats together. Heart disease is getting younger by the day in India and striking at unlikel...Read More

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