News: Heart

  • What are macadamia nuts good for?
    January 21, 2019
    Macadamia nuts are a nutritious food with many potential benefits, including lowering the risk of heart disease and possibly helping prevent cancer. Learn more about the benefits of macadamia nuts, as well as some drawbacks to be aware of, here.
  • Stair-climbing exercise 'snacks' boost health
    January 21, 2019
    New research finds that quick sessions of vigorous stair climbing, separated by a few hours of recovery, can improve cardiovascular health.
  • What is a stent? Everything you need to know
    January 18, 2019
    A stent is a small tube that doctors can place in a blocked artery to help restore healthy blood flow. In this article, learn more about the procedure, possible risks, and what to expect.
  • Exercise can halve heart attack risk in healthy people
    January 15, 2019
    New research shows that high cardiorespiratory fitness cuts the risk of heart attack in half among healthy people with no history of heart disease.
  • What are the benefits of golden milk?
    January 15, 2019
    Golden milk is heated milk with turmeric and other spices. It can be a healthful addition to any balanced diet and may have a variety of benefits. Learn more about golden milk here.
  • What are the benefits of oatmeal?
    January 14, 2019
    Oatmeal is a popular breakfast food because it is high in protein and dietary fiber. In this article, learn about the benefits of oatmeal and how to make it.
  • Metoprolol tartrate vs. metoprolol succinate
    January 14, 2019
    Metoprolol tartrate and metoprolol succinate are different salt forms of metoprolol. Both drugs are beta-blockers that doctors prescribe to treat several cardiovascular conditions. However, despite being similar, they do have some different uses. Learn more here.
  • Personal income may increase risk of heart disease
    January 13, 2019
    A new study links fluctuating income to cardiovascular risk. The team found that the highest levels of income volatility doubled the risk of death.
  • 20 ways to lose weight safely
    January 8, 2019
    Fad diets and rapid weight loss can be unsafe and often lead to people regaining the weight later on. In this article, learn how to lose weight safely by making long-term lifestyle changes.
  • Heart failure: Flu vaccine could save lives
    January 4, 2019
    Researchers have determined the importance of flu vaccinations for people diagnosed with heart failure. The flu shot could extend some people's lives.
  • How does yo-yo dieting affect our heart health?
    January 2, 2019
    Switching to a healthful diet can improve cardiovascular risk factors very swiftly. However, when the diet is dropped, the improvements are quickly lost.
  • Taquicardia: Causas, s??ntomas y tratamientos
    December 19, 2018
    Descubra toda la informaci??n necesaria sobre los cinco tipos m??s comunes de taquicardia o frecuencia card??aca m??s r??pida de lo normal, la forma de prevenirla y las opciones para tratarla.
  • Recalled 'weight history' can predict heart failure risk
    December 17, 2018
    While obesity can raise heart failure risk at any age, the risk is higher in those with a lifetime history of obesity compared with only recent obesity.
  • Mediterranean diet reduces cardiovascular risk by a quarter
    December 14, 2018
    The cardiovascular benefits of the Mediterranean diet are well-studied. A new paper asks exactly how this eating pattern might benefit heart health.
  • Red meat raises heart disease risk through gut bacteria
    December 12, 2018
    A diet rich in red meat increases gut bacteria production of a compound that raises heart disease risk and reduces the compound's removal by the kidneys.
  • Statins: Risk of side effects is low, say experts
    December 11, 2018
    For most people at risk of heart attack and stroke, using statins to lower cholesterol brings more benefits than risks, say the American Heart Association.
  • Excess belly fat common in those with high heart risk
    December 10, 2018
    A European study of cardiovascular disease prevention finds that nearly two-thirds of those with high heart disease and stroke risk have excess waist fat.
  • What too much sleep can do to your health
    December 7, 2018
    A large, international study finds that there is a link between an increased risk of cardiovascular disease and sleeping either too much or too little.
  • What is a pescatarian diet?
    December 6, 2018
    A pescatarian diet involves eating fish, as a main source of protein, alongside vegetables and other plant-based foods. Learn more about the health benefits of this diet, its environmental impact, and potential risks. We also highlight the best types of fish to eat, and how a pescatarian diet may improve health.
  • Snoring can worsen heart function, especially in women
    December 2, 2018
    According to a recent study, snoring increases the chances that a person will experience reduced cardiac function. Women seem to be most at risk.

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