Tag Archives: cardiovascular disease

Coffee-Drinkers Less likely to Die from Certain Diseases

Coffee-Drinkers Less likely to Die from Certain Diseases

  Miami, United States – People who report drinking three to five cups of coffee per day are less likely to die prematurely from heart disease, suicide, diabetes or Parkinson’s disease, ...

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Don’t Take Hypertension For Granted

Don’t Take Hypertension For Granted

  Hypertension or high blood pressure is often called a “silent disease” because you usually don’t know that you have it, thus making it dangerous. In fact, one third of ...

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Sugary Drinks May Cause 184,000 Global Deaths A Year: Study

Sugary Drinks May Cause 184,000 Global Deaths A Year: Study

  Washington, United States – Sodas and other sugary drinks may cause up to 184,000 deaths a year worldwide, according to a study published Monday in the journal Circulation. Billed as ...

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Hand Grip is Telltale of Heart’s Health: Study

Hand Grip is Telltale of Heart’s Health: Study

  Paris, France – Testing people’s hand strength could be a simple, low-cost way to screen them for the risk of heart attack or stroke, The Lancet reported on Thursday. Canadian-led researchers ...

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Glycemic Index: A Tool for Managing your Blood Sugar

Glycemic Index: A Tool for Managing your Blood Sugar

  What It Is and How It Works For those with diabetes, the term glycemic index is nothing new. But the exact definition of the index and understanding how it works can get ...

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New Tool to Foretell Heart Attack/Stroke Risk

New Tool to Foretell Heart Attack/Stroke Risk

  Paris, France – Over the age of 40? Want to know your risk of suffering a fatal heart attack or stroke in the next 10 years? Read on. A new instrument ...

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Rethink Protein: Is More Always Better?

Rethink Protein: Is More Always Better?

  BABY MINDER – These days, expectant women and mothers are generally aware that their behaviors during pregnancy, and how they feed their children especially in the first few years ...

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Heart Attack During Sex

Heart Attack During Sex

  ADULT HEALTH – Just like any physical activity, sexual intercourse can trigger a heart attack particularly in men with cardiovascular disease or with a family history of heart condition. ...

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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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