Heart Disease

Obese Kids as Young as 8 Show Signs of Heart Disease

Obese Kids as Young as 8 Show Signs of Heart Disease

  Miami, United States – Some obese children as young as eight show significant signs of heart disease, according to research presented Tuesday at a major US cardiology conference. Researchers compared ...

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Shorter People Have Bigger Risk of Heart Disease

Shorter People Have Bigger Risk of Heart Disease

  Miami, United States – Short people face a greater lifetime risk of clogged arteries, according to a study out Wednesday that confirmed the long-known link between height and heart disease by ...

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China on Brink of Heart Disease ‘Epidemic’: Study

China on Brink of Heart Disease ‘Epidemic’: Study

  Miami, United States – Unhealthy eating, smoking and obesity are threatening a heart disease epidemic in China, where three out of four people are in poor cardiovascular shape, said a study on Monday. The ...

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Pneumonia Raises Risk of Heart Disease, Stroke: Study

Pneumonia Raises Risk of Heart Disease, Stroke: Study

  Miami, United States – People who are hospitalized for pneumonia face a higher risk of heart attack or stroke in the following weeks and months, Canadian researchers reported on Tuesday. The ...

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How to Prevent Heart Disease and Stroke

How to Prevent Heart Disease and Stroke

  ADULT HEALTH – The heart and blood vessels make up your circulatory system. Your heart is a muscle that pumps blood through the body. The heart pumps blood carrying ...

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Huge Discrepancies on Heart Disease in Europe

Huge Discrepancies on Heart Disease in Europe

  PARIS, August 19, 2014 (AFP) – Russians and Ukrainians aged 55 to 59 die from coronary heart disease at a higher rate than Frenchmen who are 20 years older, ...

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Gene Flaws May Protect Against Heart Disease

Gene Flaws May Protect Against Heart Disease

  WASHINGTON, June 18, 2014 (AFP) – A rare set of genetic mutations found in fewer than one percent of the population may cut the risk of heart disease by ...

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Breastfeeding May Protect Against Heart Disease: Study

Breastfeeding May Protect Against Heart Disease: Study

  PARIS, April 22, 2014 (AFP) – People who had low birth weights and those breastfed for short periods may be more likely to develop chronic inflammation linked to heart ...

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