Tag: Heart Problems

Heart patients should take walk breaks every 20 minutes: Study

Toronto: Heart patients should engage in light physical activities such as standing up or walking at casual pace for about seven minutes after every 20 minutes of sitting at a computer or watching television, suggests new research. Previous research has shown that being sedentary for long periods could shorten life but taking breaks to move […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Know what all linked to heart health in adolescents

Washington: Both quantity and quality of sleep in adolescents had significant effects on aspects of cardiovascular health such as blood pressure, cholesterol levels and abdominal fat deposition, according to a study published in the latest issue of Pediatrics. Researchers focused on the amount of time sleeping and the percentage of sleep that is undisturbed with […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Financial stress can put your higher risk of heart attack

Johannesburg: Are you worrying too much about money issues? Beware as you may be putting your heart at risk. A new study has claimed that people suffering from financial stress are at a 13 times higher risk of having heart attack. Researchers say people, majorly in the developing countries, are experiencing a hike in the […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Commonly Used Antibiotics Lead To Heart Problems: Study

Toronto: Researchers have found a link between two types of heart problems and one of the most commonly prescribed classes of antibiotics. In a study published on Wednesday in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, researchers found that current users of fluoroquinolone antibiotics, such as Ciprofloxacin or Cipro, face a 2.4 times greater […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
E-Cigarettes More Harmful To Heart Than Tobacco: Study

New York: Researchers have found that electronic nicotine delivery systems, such as e-cigarettes might be just as harmful to the heart, than traditional cigarettes. “Our results suggest that e-cigarette use is associated with coronary vascular dysfunction at rest, even in the absence of physiologic stress, these findings indicate the opposite of what e-cigarette and vaping […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
Marijuana Linked To Increased Risk Of Heart Problems

New York: More than two million adults with heart conditions report that they have used or are currently using marijuana, according to a new study. Observational studies have linked marijuana use to a range of cardiovascular risks, including stroke, arrhythmia and diseases that make it hard for the heart muscle to pump properly, said the […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
Diabetes Drug Linked To Increased Risk Of Heart Problems

New York: Researchers have found that rosiglitazone – a drug used to treat type 2 diabetes – is associated with an increased risk of heart problems, especially heart failure. Rosiglitazone belongs to a class of drugs called thiazolidinediones. It helps control blood sugar levels in patients with type 2 diabetes, but it can also increase […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021