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Healthy cardiovascular habits taught young can lower heart disease risk

Teaching children about healthy habits can achieve lasting lifestyle changes, lowering cardiovascular disease risk through a multidisciplinary approach.
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Women who breastfeed face lower risk of heart disease or stroke

A meta-analysis finds that women who breastfeed are less likely to develop heart conditions or diseases, or die from cardiovascular disease than women who do not breastfeed.
mental health heart disease, mental health drugs

Increased use of mental health drugs in patients with heart disease

According to a new study, nearly one in five patients with heart disease use mental health drugs, leading to almost a doubled risk of premature deaths with the condition.
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How wearables can help improve cardiovascular health

Wearable devices are being used as part of a cardiology programme “Our Hearts Our Minds” to support patients at risk of, or who have a cardiovascular condition.
parturition

Natural sciences: Normal human parturition mechanisms

Claire Kendal-Wright, PhD, from Chaminade University of Honolulu, argues that when it comes to understanding the normal human parturition mechanisms, danger associated molecular patterns may be part of the answer.
pandemic blood pressure

How did the COVID-19 pandemic affect blood pressure?

A US study found higher blood pressure levels were associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, due to stay-at-home orders impacting healthy lifestyle behaviours.
alcohol atrial fibrillation

Atrial fibrillation commonly triggered by alcohol consumption

Latest study shows people may be able to reduce their risk of atrial fibrillation by avoiding certain triggers like alcohol, in consideration of other lifestyle factors.
heart cells

Scientists discover how heart cells regulate circadian rhythms through daily changes

A new study, demonstrating how circadian rhythms in heart cells alter daily heart function, may explain why shift workers are vulnerable to heart complications.
heart health

Prioritising heart health in a post pandemic environment

Dr Campbell Rogers, Chief Medical Officer at HeartFlow, examines how the healthcare industry can best prepare to combat heart disease in a post-pandemic environment.
lower your cholesterol levels

How to naturally lower your cholesterol levels

Dr Deborah Lee, Dr Fox Online Pharmacy, shares her tips on how to naturally lower your cholesterol levels without using medication.
tobacco epidemic

The tobacco ‘endgame’: Is it possible?

Dr Eduardo Bianco, Chair of the Tobacco Expert Group at the World Heart Federation discusses the ongoing battle to end the tobacco epidemic, and how e-cigarettes may be part of the problem.
malnutrition, pregnancy

The burden of malnutrition

Christine Hancock, Co-founder of C3 Collaborating for Health, and C3 Associate and nutritionist Nathalie Vauterin, explore how poverty, dietary behaviours, and food systems impact malnutrition.
oral health education

Time to brush up on oral health education

Tess Player, VP, Global Head of Expert and Influence Marketing, GSK Consumer Healthcare, discusses how low public understanding of oral health is symptomatic of the need for better everyday health education.
HIV heart attacks, heart association

People with HIV more likely to experience heart attacks

Research by the American Heart Association found that people with HIV are more likely to experience heart attacks - with "higher rates of sudden cardiac death".
preventative cardiology, disability

A revised target for preventive cardiology: Early disease vs risk factors

The ultimate goal of preventive cardiology should be to eliminate cardiovascular morbid events as a cause of death and disability.
cardiovascular Hæmodynamics

A different view of cardiovascular hæmodynamics

Here, Professors Nigel Shrive and John Tyberg illustrate how their work has led to an alternative interpretation of hæmodynamics compared to the paradigm that was proposed over 60 years ago.
keto diet

Keto diet risk to pregnant women and kidney disease patients

New analysis of ketogenic (keto) diets discovers health risks, including cancer, to pregnant women and patients with kidney disease.
overdose deaths, heart donation

Study finds heart donations from overdose deaths safe to use

According to the American Heart Association, a heart donor using illegal drugs or dying from an overdose does not make the resultant transplant unsafe.
cardiac arrhythmias

Study finds that drinking coffee does not cause cardiac arrhythmias

A new study by the University of California, San Francisco, has found no evidence that moderate coffee consumption can cause cardiac arrhythmia.
gender and healthcare

How AI is levelling the playing field when it comes to gender and healthcare

Charles Taylor, Founder and Chief Technology Officer at HeartFlow, explores how artificial intelligence (AI) is helping to fix the gender disparities in healthcare.

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