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Many people only become aware for the first time that they have a high cholesterol level, only when they are admitted to hospital with a heart attack.
Black patients and female patients with heart failure who qualify as candidates for surgery have a lower chance of getting that operation than white patients or male patients.
Regular naps have been associated with higher risks for high blood pressure and stroke, as those who nap more frequently generally sleep worse.
Reducing sodium intake can help patients with heart failure, where having a lower salt intake will not prevent death, but can improve symptoms and quality of life.
Racial minorities - Black and Hispanic people - are less likely to receive CPR when they need it, as bystanders give CPR significantly more often to white victims of cardiac arrest.
Prof Chris Barnes & Dr Jack Rutter share a future vision for microbiome engineering - harnessing the microbiome’s role in health & disease
The future of cardiac diagnostic imaging – Danish company MedTrace is leading the way.
With limited knowledge about how non-communicable diseases affect vulnerable populations, researchers find that indigenous people are unusually affected by hypertension.
A bad night’s sleep has been found to have poor effects on your physical health, increasing the risk of heart disease.
Data reveals that patients with heart disease who come from disadvantaged communities experience more complications after their surgery – including a higher risk of death.
Though the UK’s recommended alcohol limit is under 14 units weekly, researchers still suggest less, as the risk of cardiovascular diseases can still be increased by even moderate amounts.
Teaching children about healthy habits can achieve lasting lifestyle changes, lowering cardiovascular disease risk through a multidisciplinary approach.
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.
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.
A new study, demonstrating how circadian rhythms in heart cells alter daily heart function, may explain why shift workers are vulnerable to heart complications.
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.
Dr Deborah Lee, Dr Fox Online Pharmacy, shares her tips on how to naturally lower your cholesterol levels without using medication.
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.
Professor Carlos Aguiar, Chair of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Communication Committee and spokesperson for Heart Failure, outlines the 2021 ESC guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic heart failure.
According to the American Heart Association, a heart donor using illegal drugs or dying from an overdose does not make the resultant transplant unsafe.