Tag Archive: Heart disease

May 11

Physical inactivity may be responsible for more heart disease than smoking, obesity,

Physical inactivity may be responsible for more heart disease than smoking, obesity, or high blood pressure among Australian women older than 30 years. The study was published online May 8 in the British Journal of Sports Medicine.

Mar 17

Marriage reduces your risk of dying from heart disease; and this applies to both men and women

Marriage reduces your risk of dying from heart disease; and this applies to both men and women. Previous research revealed that married men have a lower risk of death from heart disease than unmarried men. However, a recent study published in the journal BMC Medicine says that married women are 28% less likely to die …

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Mar 13

As per a large British study in BMC Medicine, middle–age women living with a spouse or partner carried a lower risk of dying from ischemic heart disease compared with those living alone

As per a large British study in BMC Medicine, middle–age women living with a spouse or partner carried a lower risk of dying from ischemic heart disease compared with those living alone, although the absolute difference was small, a showed. After taking into account socioeconomic status, lifestyle, and other risk factors, that worked out to …

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Jan 30

Vitamin D

In a discussion organized by Zee Media and moderated by Padma Shri & Dr. B C Roy National Awardee, Dr. K K Aggarwal, President, Heart Care Foundation of India, Dr. Ambrish Mithal from Medanta, Dr. Rajesh Malhotra and Dr. P C Khadgawat from AIIMS in a joint statement said that the sunlight is the main …

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Jan 10

Being fit during the transition from the teenage years into adulthood may protect against heart disease decades later

Being fit during the transition from the teenage years into adulthood may protect against heart disease decades later, a Swedish cohort study suggested. Men who had lower aerobic fitness levels when they were examined before entering mandatory military service at age 18 were more likely to have a myocardial infarction (MI) during a median follow–up …

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Jan 03

Heart disease in women is typically viewed as different from men’s heart disease

Heart disease in women is typically viewed as different from men’s heart disease, in part because of women’s unique presenting symptomatology. But a study reported at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America suggests that they may not really be all that different when it comes to mild coronary artery disease. A …

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