Tag: Heart Attacks

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Health Tips: How To Cut down cholesterol naturally

New Delhi: High cholesterol is one of the major causes of heart attacks and coronary heart diseases, and some foods may help you eliminate them naturally. When the cholesterol is accumulated in high levels, the arteries become narrow causing restriction in blood flow. Reducing the intake of fatty food in the diet helps manage cholesterol […]

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Family abuse in childhood tied to heart attacks, strokes as adult

New York: Parents, read this carefully. Children who experience trauma, abuse, neglect and family dysfunction are at increased risk of having heart disease in their 50s and 60s, warn researchers. Published in the Journal of the American Heart Association, the study showed people exposed to the highest levels of childhood family environment adversity were more […]

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Air Pollution's Tiny Particles May Trigger Heart Attacks

New York: Researchers have found that even a few hours’ exposure to ambient ultrafine particles common in air pollution may potentially trigger a non-fatal heart attack. Myocardial infarction is a major form of cardiovascular disease worldwide. Ultrafine particles (UFP) are 100 nanometres or smaller in size. In urban areas, automobile emissions are the primary source […]

HIV patients more likely to develop heart diseases

New York: HIV patients are at a significantly higher risk of suffering from heart and blood vessel diseases as compared to those without the infection, according to a new scientific statement. In the statement, published in the Circulation journal, the researchers indicated that the heart disease risk among HIV patients occurs due to interactions between […]

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Heart attacks more severe in morning than night

London: Heart attacks that mostly happen in the morning tend to be more severe than cardiac arrests at night, warn researchers. The study, published in the journal Trends in Immunology, discusses how time of the day affects severity of afflictions, ranging from allergies to heart attacks. For example, studies showed that adaptive immune responses — […]