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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 — […]

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Researchers discover naturally low-caffeine tea plant in China

Beijing: Researchers have discovered a wild tea plant in China that contains little or no caffeine and, unlike many industrially decaffeinated products, could potentially provide many of the health benefits of regular brewed teas. Hongyacha (HYC) is found in the mountains of southern China. In the study, a team including Liang Chen from the Chinese […]

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Exercise may reduce irregular heartbeat risk in obese people: Know the detail

London: Atrial fibrillation is a condition that can make your heart race and put you at risk for stroke. But people who are obese are more prone to it and can reduce it if they exercise regularly. According to a study, people with a body mass index (BMI) greater than 30 have a significantly higher […]

E-cigarettes linked to risk of heart attack and stroke

London: Vaping e-cigarettes with nicotine may cause stiffening of the arteries in humans and that may increase the risk of heart attacks and strokes in later life, researchers have found. Researchers conducted a study that included young adults — average age of 26 — with no history of electronic cigarette use who identified themselves as […]

Three-five cups of coffee daily good for heart

Seoul: People consuming three to five cups of coffee a day have the lowest risk of clogged arteries and heart attacks, says new research. An international team of researchers led by the Kangbuk Samsung Hospital, Seoul, South Korea, set out to examine the association between coffee consumption and the presence of coronary artery calcium (CAC) […]