Heart Health

How heart disease linked to dementia

How heart disease linked to dementia

In a recent study, researchers find that atrial fibrillation patients who are diagnosed with carotid artery disease face higher risks for developing dementia. Blockages in...
How to reduce cardiovascular disease risk in people with type 2 diabetes

How to reduce cardiovascular disease risk in people with type 2 diabetes

Cardiovascular disease is the No.1 cause of death in adults all over the world. For people with type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease can account for...
Leg vessel narrowing shown in the eyes

Leg vessel narrowing shown in the eyes

In a recent study, researchers find that changes in tiny blood vessels of the eye can help predict a higher risk of later narrowing...
This diet may boost heart health, even with red meat

This diet may boost heart health, even with red meat

Adopting a Mediterranean-style eating pattern improves heart health, with or without reducing red meat intake, as long as the meat is lean and unprocessed,...
Can watching sports stress your heart

Can watching sports stress your heart?

If you are a sport fan, you know watching sport games can make you both happy and upset. When your favorite team wins, you are...
Are you at risk of coronary heart disease

Are you at risk of coronary heart disease?

Coronary heart disease, or coronary artery disease, is a health condition in which a waxy substance called plaque builds up on the inner walls...
Heart disease sufferers don’t exercise enough

Heart disease sufferers don’t exercise enough

Evidence shows that people with existing heart problems or who are at risk of developing them, are ignoring medical advice and not taking enough...
World-first test could predict your heart attack risk

World-first test could predict your heart attack risk

Researchers have developed a world-first blood test which improves the prediction of the long-term risk of heart attack or death in those with severe...
Exercise could keep your heart young

Exercise could keep your heart young

To keep your heart healthy, you should do exercise regularly, most days of a week. Doctors, health organizations, and the U.S. surgeon general all agree...
E-cigarette flavorings may harm your blood vessels

E-cigarette flavorings may harm your blood vessels

Flavor additives used in electronic cigarettes and related tobacco products could impair blood vessel function and may be an early indicator of heart damage,...