Tag archive for ‘heart’
By Admin On Friday, April 14th, 2017
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These kinds of hot flashes are linked with heart risk

Hot flashes that come earlier and more often are associated with poorer blood vessel function, a new study suggests. iStock Hot flashes may be more than a troublesome nuisance for some women during menopause More...

By Admin On Thursday, April 13th, 2017
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Trans fats ban linked to fewer heart troubles in this state

In this Friday, Sept. 29, 2006 file photo, H. Kenneth Woods, chef and owner of Sylvia’s restaurant, cooks southern fried chicken using a soy bean oil that doesn’t contain trans fats in New York’s Harlem More...

By Admin On Wednesday, April 12th, 2017
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Don't bank on heart rate accuracy from your fitness tracker

Wrist-worn activity trackers such as Fitbit don’t reliably assess heart rate, a new study finds. While the devices may have some legitimate benefits, they shouldn’t be used for medical purposes, researchers More...

By Admin On Wednesday, April 12th, 2017
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The grayer his hair, the higher his heart risk?

Beyond signaling the march of time, gray hair may also point to a higher risk of heart disease for men, new research suggests. But don’t panic if you sport silvery locks — the study only showed an association, More...

By Admin On Tuesday, April 11th, 2017
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Big and tall women are more at risk for this heart problem

Big or tall women are nearly three times as likely to develop the dangerous irregular heart rhythm known as atrial fibrillation as smaller women, a preliminary study says. The larger a woman’s body size as a young More...

By Admin On Thursday, April 6th, 2017
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Yo-yo dieting linked to heart trouble, even death

Repeated cycles of losing and regaining weight may do much more than cause wardrobe problems. New research shows that the weight fluctuations that come with yo-yo dieting may be linked to a higher risk for stroke, More...

By Admin On Friday, March 10th, 2017
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Virus linked to heart trouble in some adults

For the first time, doctors have tied infection with the Zika virus to possible new heart problems in adults. The evidence so far is only in eight people in Venezuela, and is not enough to prove a link. It’s More...

By Admin On Friday, March 10th, 2017
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Study links pot use to risk of stroke, heart failure

New research analyzing millions of U.S. medical records suggests that marijuana use raises an adult’s risk of stroke and heart failure. The study couldn’t prove cause-and-effect, but the researchers said they More...

By Admin On Sunday, March 5th, 2017
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SAS heroes save 12 kids from ISIS ‘DEATH MISSION’ in heart of terror stronghold

AN SAS unit has taken out an Islamic State stronghold near Mosul in Iraqi, saving 12 kidnapped children who were being earmarked for suicide missions. Daily Express :: World Feed  More...

By Admin On Friday, February 24th, 2017
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“Wireless” pacemaker brings new hope for heart failure patients

LONDON — Frances Rodgers used to get winded just walking up a short flight of stairs. “I’d stop, take a few breaths and then I was all right to go on a bit,” she said. The 70-year-old, who suffered heart More...