Sunday, August 14, 2022

Heart Health

Salt substitution could prevent almost half a million heart deaths every year

Scientists from The George Institute found that replacing regular household salt with potassium-enriched salt substitutes in China could prevent nearly half a million cardiovascular...

One artery number can predict higher risks of heart attack, stroke

In a recent study, scientists from Erasmus MC found that the diameter of the thoracic aorta is a biomarker for heart attacks and other...

‘Bad’ cholesterol linked to long COVID and other chronic diseases

In a study from King's College of London, scientists found that participants who had higher levels of harmful fats commonly linked to heart disease...

Multivitamins do not prevent heart disease, study finds

Scientists from the University of Alabama at Birmingham found that taking multivitamin and mineral supplements does not prevent heart attacks, strokes, or heart death. According...

High blood pressure may reduce dementia risk in some old people

Scientists from the National Institutes of Health found that high and low blood pressure levels among different older age groups were linked to varying...

Salt substitutes for meals lower your risk of heart attack, stroke and death

Scientists from the University of New South Wales found that dietary salt substitutes lower the risk of heart attack, stroke, and death from all...

Scientists find how to accurately predict diabetes and pre-diabetes

In a study from Innotomy Consulting in India, scientists found that an artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm, derived from the features of individual heartbeats recorded...

Mental health problems strongly linked to heart rate problem, high blood pressure

In a study from the University of South Australia, scientists found another reason why people should be paying more attention to mental health: It is...

Body fat deep below the surface is a toxic risk, especially for your heart

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s easy to forget one of the largest health challenges we face remains the global obesity epidemic. World Health Organisation data...

COVID-19 infection may harm right side of your heart

In a recent study from the University of Glasgow, scientists found that the COVID-19 virus is linked to impaired function of the right side...