Wednesday, February 21, 2024

heart disease

Women suffer worse heart disease outcomes than men: Study

Women suffer worse outcomes when diagnosed with and treated for cardiac issues, the number one killer in the world, according to an analysis of 15 studies from 50 countries, including India. The analysis, published in the peer-reviewed journal “Arteriosclerosis,...

Simple mouth rinse may signal early heart disease risk

 Scientists believe they have found a way to identify the earliest warning signs of cardiovascular disease from a simple saliva sample. Periodontitis is a common infection of the gums which has previously been linked to the development of cardiovascular disease:...

Your hair may predict future risk of heart disease

Researchers have found a stress hormone in hair, which when measured may predict the future risk of cardiovascular diseases (CVD). The study, presented at this year's European Congress on Obesity (ECO) in Dublin, Ireland, suggests that glucocorticoid levels -- a...

Heart Disease, Stroke Linked To Specific Kinds of Sugars: Study

It’s not necessarily the amount of sugar you eat that can hurt your heart, it’s the kind of sugar you eat that can lead to heart disease, a new study suggests.Consuming foods that have a lot of “free sugars”...

Adding colours to your plate aids in managing your weight

You can maintain your health by eating the right food because you are what you eat and what your body absorbs and assimilates, the food you eat affects both your physical and emotional health. A nutritious and well-balanced diet...

Eat breakfast to ward off risk of cancer, heart disease

Are you one of those busy bees often skipping breakfast? Here’s why you should never miss out on the largest meal of the day.Not eating the first meal of the day could make you inefficient in fighting off infections...

Consuming refined grains may up risk of premature heart disease

 Higher intake of refined grain may increase the risk of premature coronary artery disease (PCAD), finds a new study. The findings indicate that eating refined grains was associated with increased risk of premature heart disease and whole grains consumption with...

Why Do Men Often Die Before Women?

Scientists have unearthed a possible reason why men tend to die at younger ages than women: Those who lose Y chromosomes from their blood cells as they age may be more vulnerable to heart tissue scarring and heart failure.The...

Blood Type: How your blood type can affect your health

Heart DiseaseResearch shows people with type O blood have a lower risk of coronary heart disease.There’s good news for O blood types. Research shows your risk of coronary heart disease tends to be lower. Experts aren’t sure why. Some...

Prediabetes: You Can Turn It Around

What Is Prediabetes?It’s when your blood sugar is higher than normal, but not high enough to be called diabetes. You won’t necessarily notice any symptoms -- you can have it and not know it. A simple blood test can...