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BP Problems Linked To Higher Heart Disease Risk In Youths

New York: Wide swings in blood pressure readings among young adults are associated with a higher risk of cardiovascular disease by middle age, according to a new study. The findings, published in the journal JAMA Cardiology, suggests that the current practice of averaging blood pressure readings to determine whether medications are necessary could be masking […]

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Walking, Cycling To Work May Be Good For Your Heart

London: (IANS) Walking and cycling to work is associated with fewer heart attacks in adults, say, researchers, adding that could provide important health benefits. According to the study published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, in areas where walking or cycling to work were more common in 2011, the incidence of heart attacks in […]

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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Even 25 cups of coffee a day not bad for heart: Study

London: There is good news for those who like their cup of coffee every morning. Drinking coffee, even up to 25 cups a day, is not as bad for arteries and heart as previously thought, says a study. The researchers found that drinking coffee was not associated with stiffer arteries as previously thought. Arteries carry […]

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Excess or poor sleep linked to heart disease, death

Toronto: Do you sleep too much or do you not get sufficient sleep? If so, there is bad news. The amount of time you sleep, including daytime naps, is associated with the risk of developing cardiovascular disease (CVD) and death, a new study warns. The study found that people who slept for longer than the […]

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Miscarriage might be linked to heart disease risk: Study

London: Women who experience miscarriages or pregnancy loss and do not have children are at greater risk of cardiovascular problems such as heart disease and stroke, compared with women who have only one or two children, says a new study. It could be because repeated pregnancies could result in long-lasting changes within the body including […]

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Can sleeping more affect your heart? Know the detail

Seoul: If you thought that only less hours of sleep would affect your health, then you are wrong. Sleeping more than 10 hours per day is also associated with metabolic syndrome, raising the risk for heart diseases, according to a new study. Those who slept for over 10 hours daily were at risk of elevated waist […]

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Delaying motherhood may up boys' heart disease risk later

Toronto: While giving birth at an older age is becoming more common, it can make your baby boy more vulnerable to the risk of developing heart diseases in adulthood, a study has shown. According to the research conducted on a mouse model, older motherhood may also be associated with pregnancy complications, premature delivery and with low […]

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An egg a day may keep heart diseases away

Beijing: If you thought eating eggs is bad for your heart due to their high cholesterol content, think again. A large study has now shown that people who consume an egg every day could significantly reduce their risk of cardiovascular diseases. “The present study finds that there is an association between moderate level of egg […]

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Know the foods that can keep heart diseases at bay

London: Consuming a form of vegetarian diet, which includes eggs and dairy but excludes meat and fish, may be just as effective as a Mediterranean diet in reducing the risk of heart diseases and stroke, researchers have claimed. A lacto-ovo-vegetarian diet is a kind of vegetarian diet that includes animal products such as eggs and […]

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Eating yogurt may reduce risk of heart diseases

New York: Higher intake of yogurt may lower the risk of cardiovascular disease among hypertensive men and women, a new study suggests. According to the researchers, clinical trials have previously demonstrated beneficial effects of dairy consumption on cardiovascular health. Yogurt may independently be related to cardiovascular disease risk. “Our results provide important new evidence that […]

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Severe pre-eclampsia may lead to high BP after pregnancy

New York: Women with severe pre-eclampsia during pregnancy may be at increased risk of developing lingering hypertension that may go undetected, as well as heart diseases, warns a new study. Pre-eclampsia occurs when a woman develops hypertension and elevated protein in the urine during pregnancy. Women with severe pre-eclampsia can be seven times more susceptible […]

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Late preterm birth may raise risk of heart diseases in adulthood

Sydney: Babies born in the late preterm period or during the 35th week of pregnancy are at a higher risk of developing cardiovascular diseases in their adulthood, a new study has found. The study found that preterm babies were more likely to show an altered control of the heart rate during any high and low […]

High BP driving heart diseases in Indiadriving heart diseases in India

Washington: Hypertension or high blood pressure has been found to be the most common cardiovascular risk factor in a study of outpatient care in India. Of the 68,196 patients from 10 cardiology outpatient departments included in the US-led study, hypertension was present in nearly 30 percent patients followed by other risk factors including diabetes, current […]

Tooth cavities increase heart disease risk

Taking better care of your teeth can also help you lower the risk of heart diseases, suggests a new study

Eating meat increases risk of cancer, says PETA

Like smoking, eating meat also increases the risk of heart diseases and cancer, says People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA)