Heart Health

Scientists map the genetic controllers in heart disease

Scientists map the genetic controllers in heart disease

Researchers have developed a 3D map of the gene interactions that play a key role in cardiovascular disease, a study in eLife reports. The map...
How arm blood pressure differences show your heart disease risk

How arm blood pressure differences show your heart disease risk

In a recent study, research team from the University of Exeter lead an analysis of more than 3,000 people in Scotland. All people had blood...
Depression and heart disease can feed each other

Depression and heart disease can feed each other

Depression and heart disease are among the strongest predictors of death in the first decade, according to a recent study. Researchers have long understood heart...
Exercise can benefit heart even if the air quality is poor

Exercise can benefit heart even the air quality is poor

In a new study, researchers find that even in areas with moderate-to-high traffic pollution, exercise still could reduce the risk of first and recurrent...

Gut microbes may affect heart disease risk

Research has shown that having the right gut microbes can reduce the risk of heart disease – if you’re a mouse. Now, our latest study,...
HIV infection could double heart disease risk

HIV infection could double heart disease risk

People infected with HIV are twice as likely to suffer from heart disease, research has found. Analysis of global figures reveals that HIV-associated cardiovascular disease...
Scientists discover new genes for heart function

Scientists discover new genes for heart function

A new study has identified new genes associated with heart function and development. An electrocardiogram (ECG) is used to record heart's rhythm and electrical activity....
People with diabetes have higher heart disease risk

People with diabetes have higher heart disease risk

Nearly 240,000 people living with Type 2 diabetes are diagnosed with heart disease or stroke in England and Wales each year, according to new...
Cut down on sugar, if you are experiencing heart rate problems

Cut down on sugar, if you are experiencing heart rate problems

If you are experiencing heart rate problems, you should not consume large amounts of sugar at once. A lot of sugar at once can result...
Bystanders can save lives during cardiac arrest

Bystanders can save lives during cardiac arrest

Have you noticed an AED device in an airport or other public place? An AED is an automated external defibrillator. You can use this portable...