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7 things surprisingly harmful to your heart

7 things surprisingly harmful to your heart

Many things in daily life can cause heart disease. For example, smoking, foods high in saturated fat, sugar, and salt, sedentary lifestyle and obesity are...

Same genes link heart disease and Alzheimer’s

By studying DNA from more than 1.5 million people, researchers have identified points of DNA that increase the risk of cardiovascular disease and also...
Cooking heat may hold clues to heart disease

Cooking heat may hold clues to heart disease

Food cooked at high heat may carry toxic chemicals that raise the risk of heart disease, researchers have warned. Cooking at a lower heat could...
4 things may increase your stroke and heart attack risks

4 things may increase your stroke and heart attack risks

In a recent study, researchers found fluctuations in weight, blood pressure, cholesterol and/or blood sugar levels in healthy people are linked to a higher...

Are smartwatches really a smart idea for your heart health?

As holiday shopping begins to reach its peak, many consumers will be flocking to their computers and nearest tech stores to purchase big-ticket items...
10 facts every woman should know about heart disease

10 facts every woman should know about heart disease

Nearly every minute, a woman dies from heart disease in the United States – it is the number one killer of women, causing one...
This diabetes drug linked to high heart attack risk

This diabetes drug may harm your heart health

In a recent study, McGill researchers found that for people with type 2 diabetes, switching to sulfonylurea drugs is linked to a higher risk...
6 tips to have heart-healthy food choices

6 tips to have heart-healthy food choices

Eating healthy foods is very important for your heart health. How to make heart-healthy food choices? Heart researchers provide some tips to help you. First, you...
These 4 things can cause sudden cardiac arrest

These 4 things could cause sudden cardiac arrest

Ventricular fibrillation (v-fib) causes most sudden cardiac arrests (SCAs). V-fib is a type of heart rhythm disorder. During v-fib, the ventricles (the heart’s lower chambers) don’t...
Combining blood pressure and cholesterol drugs may reduce stroke risk

Combining blood pressure and cholesterol drugs may reduce stroke risk

In a recent study, researchers show that combining drugs that lowers blood pressure with medication that lowers cholesterol could reduce first-time strokes by 44%. Stroke...