Heart Disease

How to Avoid Your Risk of Heart Disease

How to Avoid Your Risk of Heart Disease

Heart disease is not strange to us nowadays. Even when the standard of life is higher, the risk of heart attack is bigger. A long with the development of life, people live happier and more sufficient. They can go anywhere … Read more

Orthostatic hypotension may signal heart failure, study

Orthostatic hypotension may signal heart failure, study

Take a notice of what happens when you stand up from sitting or lying down, if it makes you feel some times dizzy or lightheaded, and maybe even faint lasting a few seconds to a few minutes, you may face … Read more

Be aware of the silent heart attack

Every year, approximately 785,000 Americans suffer a first heart attack. And 470,000 who’ve already had one or more heart attacks have another one. The scary thing is that 25 percent of ALL heart attacks happen “silently,” without clear or obvious … Read more

Rheumatic Fever: overview, symptoms and treatment

Rheumatic Fever: overview, symptoms and treatment

Rheumatic Fever is considered to be the diseases immune system or collagen system. So far, the disease is common worldwide the developing countries and is responsible for many cases of damaged heart valves in young people. Rheumatic fever mainly affects … Read more

Is green tea able to reduce cholesterol?

Is green tea able to reduce cholesterol?

Green tea is a traditional beverage of Asian countries, and currently becomes interest drink of many other Western people. As the benefits of drinking green tea is undeniable. For example, stress relief, some constituents of green tea can prevent cancer, … Read more

Lean People May Have High Risk of Heart Diseases

Lean People May Have High Risk of Heart Diseases

Having a leaner body may not always mean you have a lower risk of heart disease. Scientists have recently discovered that the gene IRS1, called lean gene is not only linked to the risk of diabetes type 2 but also … Read more

New Drug May Help Patients With Irregular Heartbeat Avoid Stroke

New Drug May Help Patients With Irregular Heartbeat Avoid Stroke

THURSDAY, Feb. 10 (HealthDay News) — A new anti-clotting drug works better than aspirin for stroke prevention in some patients with the common, sometimes lethal, heart rhythm problem known as atrial fibrillation, according to research presented Thursday. Compared to daily … Read more

Stars Strut on the Runway for Women’s Heart Health

Stars Strut on the Runway for Women's Heart Health

THURSDAY, Feb. 10 (HealthDay News) — Actress Denise Richards wowed the crowd in scarlet, while Today show host Ann Curry hit the catwalk in fire-engine red. Oprah Winfrey’s best-friend-forever, talk show host Gayle King, sashayed in a cherry Donna Karan … Read more

Heart Enzymes May Predict Outcome After Bypass Surgery

Heart Enzymes May Predict Outcome After Bypass Surgery

TUESDAY, Feb. 8 (HealthDay News) — High levels of certain blood enzymes following coronary-artery bypass surgery can signal an increased risk of death, a new study suggests. Elevated levels linked to increased risk of death, researchers say. For those with … Read more

New Heart Failure Therapy Proves Most Effective in Women

New Heart Failure Therapy Proves Most Effective in Women

MONDAY, Feb. 7 (HealthDay News) — A therapy to prevent heart failure is twice as effective in women as in men, a new study finds. CRT-D device led to 72% reduction in death among female patients, study found. It’s the … Read more