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Kids Born Of Diabetic Mothers At Heart Risk

London: Children of mothers with diabetes have increased rates of early-onset cardiovascular disease or CVD (conditions affecting the heart or blood vessels) from childhood up to the age of 40, the researchers have warned. The increased rates were more pronounced among children of mothers with a history of CVD or diabetic complications, said the study […]

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Working in shifts may increase heart disease risks

Beijing: People who work in shifts are at heightened danger of heart disease and the risk increases with years they work in shifts, finds a Chinese study of more than 300,000 people. Shift work “can earn more profit, but it can also cause harm to the health of employees. Thus, employers should reduce shift work […]

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This software can detect heart diseases. Here's how

Researchers have developed a new software that could spot potentially lethal heart diseases and may lead to improvements in prevention and treatment, says a new study. The software – ElectroMap – which measures electrical activity in the organ, is a new open-source software for processing, analysis and mapping complex cardiac data. The study showed that […]

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Diet drinks may up strokes in postmenopausal women: Study

New York: Are diet drinks your choice? Beware, your heart could be at risk. A new study suggests that drinking diet drinks was associated with an increased risk of having a stroke among post-menopausal women, researchers say. The stroke is was caused by a blocked artery, especially small arteries. The study, published in the journal […]

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Diabetes drugs linked to heart disease risk: Study

New York: Intake of two commonly used drugs to treat Type-2 diabetes carry a high risk of cardiovascular events such as heart attack, stroke, heart failure or amputation, warns a new study. The two drugs — sulfonylureas and basal insulin — are the second-line medication after metformin, a widely accepted initial Type-2 diabetes treatment. The […]

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Heart attack risks higher on Christmas eve: Study

London: All set to ring in Christmas eve? According to a research, the risk of heart attack peaks at around Christmas eve, particularly for older and sicker people, and it is most likely due to heightened emotional stress. The study, from researchers in the Lund University in Sweden, showed that the risk of heart attack […]

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Heart attack risks higher on Christmas eve: Study

London: All set to ring in Christmas eve? According to a research, the risk of heart attack peaks at around Christmas eve, particularly for older and sicker people, and it is most likely due to heightened emotional stress. The study, from researchers in the Lund University in Sweden, showed that the risk of heart attack […]

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Plant-based food may boost your heart health

Toronto:Consuming a plant-based diet that includes nuts, soy, pulses, beans, peas and a little amount of plant sterolsa may reduce many risk factors for cardiovascular disease including blood pressure, triglycerides and inflammation, a new study has found. According to the researchers, the plant-based dietary pattern is known as portfolio diet and it is based on […]

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Sleep for 7 hours to keep your heart younger

New York: Sleeping for seven hours a day may reduce the age of your heart as well as decrease the risks for cardiovascular disease, say researchers. The study showed that excess heart age is the lowest in adults who sleep seven hours a night. Sleeping times less than or greater than seven hours were associated […]

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Kids with low birth weight at higher risk of heart disease

London: Children with a birth weight under 2.5 kgs may be at increased risk of becoming underweight and can experience cognitive difficulties as well as diabetes and cardiovascular disease later in life, a study says. The researchers found that early iron supplements seem to provide some protection. “The results were surprising. That low birth weight […]

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Eat soy, nuts, pulses daily for healthy heart

Toronto: Replacing one to two servings of animal proteins like meat and milk products with plant proteins such as soy, nuts and pulses daily could reduce main cholesterol markers and prevent your risk of heart disease and stroke, finds a study. The findings showed that one to two servings of plant proteins every day could […]

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Unmarried people with heart disease face higher risk of death

New York: If you often get nostalgic thinking about the joys you had when you were single, new research suggests that being married also has its merits. Researchers have found that unmarried heart patients face higher risk of death. Compared to married heart disease patients, being unmarried was associated with a higher risk of dying, […]

Reusing oil to fry food increases trans fats, causes heart diseases (Sept 29 is World Heart Day)

New Delhi: Emphasising that India’s heart disease epidemic increased due to dietary patterns, doctors on Friday urged people to avoid reusing any oil for frying food products as it increases the proportion of trans fats, major source of heart diseases. According to the doctors, including from AIIMS, fats in food items are of four types […]