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Salt intake still high in most developing countries

Salt intake still high in most developing countries: study

A new study has found that Indians, on an average, consumed almost 10 gm of salt per day, which is double the World Health...
Omega-6 fatty acids may help prevent heart disease

Omega-6 fatty acids may help prevent heart disease

The higher the linoleic acid level in the body, the lower the risk of cardiovascular diseases, according to new study analysing nearly 70,000 people...
Heart disease risk begins in the womb, study

Heart disease risk begins in the womb, study

Heart disease is the leading cause of death today, killing 17.7 million people a year. Our genes also interact with traditional lifestyle risk factors, such as...
Heart Attack and heart beats cardiogram

Heart disease, stroke among top killers in India

India has witnessed an alarming rise in the occurrence of heart disease, stroke, diabetes and cancers in the past 25 years, a series of...
Being overweight may cause higher blood pressure and thicken heart muscle

Being overweight may cause higher blood pressure and thicken heart muscle

A new research by the American Heart Association suggests that even as a young adult, being overweight may change heart structure and function as...
A new online health calculator can help predict heart disease risk, estimate heart age

A new online health calculator can help predict heart disease risk, estimate heart age

Cardiovascular disease is the 2nd leading cause of death in Canada. Also known as ischemic heart disease or coronary heart disease, it refers to the...
Mature Woman Experiencing Hot Flush From Menopause

Severity of menopause symptoms could help predict heart disease, study

Coronary illness remains the main source of death in women. An investigation of 138 menopausal ladies inspected the relationship of state of mind, indications,...
Crop woman showing breast cancer ribbon

Breast cancer therapy: All clear for the heart

About 70,000 women have diagnosed with breast cancer in Germany annually. However, enhanced screening measures and more successful treatment strategies have significantly brought down...
Researchers hope that their work will lead to a new approach to designing and evaluating polymer stents and other types of degradable medical devices

Study unveiled why polymer stents failed

Many patients with heart disease who went for surgery have a metal stent implanted to keep their coronary artery open. The metal stent prevents...

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