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Moderate Alcohol Consumption

Moderate Alcohol Consumption May Lessen Risk Of Cardiovascular Related Diseases, Study Says

By Carrie Winters - Mar 27, 2017 07:08 PM EDT

A recent study indicates that moderate alcohol consumption can lessen the risk of cardiovascular related diseases. The researchers published the results in the BMJ.

Tsimané People Of Bolivia Have Very Low Risk Of Getting Heart Diseases, Study Says; How Do They Do It?

Tsimané People Of Bolivia Have Very Low Risk Of Getting Heart Diseases, Study Says; How Do They Do It?

By Jeff Thompson - Mar 18, 2017 06:15 PM EDT

Tsimané people mostly eat carbohydrate rich food including home-grown rice and corn.

'Amygdala'

The Link Between Stress And Heart Disease Have Been Discovered; Managing Stress Key To Good Health

By Carrie Winters - Jan 13, 2017 04:10 PM EST

It already is known that stress has a certain effect on a person's heart health. The only thing that remains a mystery still is the link between the two.

Sugar Cubes

Sugar Industry Paid Off Harvard Researchers, the Truth About Sugar Health Risks Surfaces

By Anna Ridle - Sep 13, 2016 06:00 PM EDT

Big business has often been accused of manipulating research and policy in the USA, now there’s evidence of the sugar industry’s role in funding skewed studies at the expense of American’s health.

Polyunsaturated Fats Not As Heart Friendly As You Think: Study

Polyunsaturated Fats Not As Heart Friendly As You Think: Study

By Kanika Gupta - Apr 15, 2016 11:03 AM EDT

In a latest study based on a four-decade-old research, re-examined by the scientists reveals that saturated fats may not be as bad and polyunsaturated fats may not be as good as we thought.

Vegetable Fat Does Not Promise Healthy Heart, Says Study

Vegetable Fat Does Not Promise Healthy Heart, Says Study

By Kanika Gupta - Apr 13, 2016 03:07 PM EDT

Animal fat has always been associated with a healthy heart, but latest study says otherwise.

Irregular heartbeat among mourners

Death Of Your Partner May Increase Your Risk Of Developing Irregular Heartbeat: Study

By R. Siva Kumar - Apr 07, 2016 07:27 AM EDT

Losing a partner increases the risk of developing irregular heartbeat, with individuals in some demographics being more at risk, says a new study.

Vitamin D boosts heart function in study

Vitamin D boosts heart function in study

By Kanika Gupta - Apr 05, 2016 10:08 AM EDT

According to a British study, Vitamin D3 is vital to improve heart function in people suffering from heart failure.

Slim woman

Weight Loss Tip: Lower Indoor Temperatures Can Lead To Slimmer Waists

By R. Siva Kumar - Apr 04, 2016 06:55 AM EDT

A study on older adults shows that higher indoor temperatures can lead to larger waists, while lower indoor temperatures can be the cause of slimmer waists.

Heart disease deaths declined in US overall but Increased in some areas

Heart disease deaths declined in US overall but Increased in some areas

By Daniel Lee - Mar 21, 2016 11:43 PM EDT

According to new research published in the Amercian Heart Association's journal Circulation, deaths from heart disease have declined in the U.S. overall lately.

Diet

Watch Salt And Sugar Intake New Dietary Guidelines Warn

By Peter R - Jan 07, 2016 05:37 PM EST

The new dietary guidelines for 2015-2020 recommend restricting added sugar and salt calorie intake to less than 10 percent.

Exercise

30 Minutes Daily Workout Can't Prevent Heart Failure: Study

By Peter R - Oct 08, 2015 02:55 PM EDT

The study suggests a one or two hour workout to substantially reduce the risk of heart failure.

Heart disease

Test Can Tell Teens Likely To Suffer Cardiovascular Disease As Adults

By Peter R - Oct 07, 2015 09:31 AM EDT

The test relies on determining the severity of metabolic syndrome to predict future cardiovascular risk in teens.

Man having pain in the back

Sitting For Too Long Can Affect Your Liver, Study

By R. Siva Kumar - Sep 16, 2015 12:53 PM EDT

Research shows that as our body needs to move, as sedentary behaviour due to low muscle activity can have an effect on physiology, leading to heart disease and liver problems.

Man Asleep In Bed With Smile On Face

Too Little Or Too Much Sleep Enhances The Risk Of Heart Disease

By R. Siva Kumar - Sep 13, 2015 05:19 PM EDT

Those who sleep for too little or too much time, are more prone to heart disease compared to others who get the normal amount.

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