Category “Heart Health”

Endurance Exercise May Be Detrimental To Your Heart

May 22nd, 2014
Endurance Exercise May Be Detrimental To Your Heart

Society has a firm and unwavering focus on waistlines in an attempt to make nations interested in being as healthy as possible. Although the UK isn’t the most obese nation across the globe, the ranking position is still fairly high and even more so for the younger generations. For years many health specialists have praised […]

German Researchers Discover Heart Attack Gene

November 13th, 2013
German Researchers Discover Heart Attack Gene

German researchers have discovered a gene, which may increase your risk of suffering a heart attack. Researchers from the German Heart Centre think that the gene increases the risk of suffering a heart attack by around 15 per cent. The research team conducted a study involving 30,000 people and discovered that 64 per cent of […]

Novel Stem Cell Method Discovered for Cardiac Repair

February 24th, 2012
Novel Stem Cell Method Discovered for Cardiac Repair

Researchers at the University of California South Francisco Medical Centre are pioneering new methods for using stem cells to repair cardiac tissue damaged through heart-attack. Tested through UCSF’s Translational Cardiac Stem Cell Program, the findings of the study aim to promote healthier cardiac function, rejuvenate blood vessels, reduce scarring and lower the dangers of cardiac […]

Is Dieting Worth It?

February 3rd, 2012
Is Dieting Worth It?

The number of diets offered nowadays is innumerable and what’s more, many people often say they have tried all the diets under the sun but still haven’t lost weight. As such, this begs the question – is dieting worth it? The answer it seems is yes and no. In other words, dieting does work, but […]

Damaged hearts will soon be able to repair themselves

April 12th, 2011
Damaged hearts will soon be able to repair themselves

Repairing a broken heart is the subject of many popular songs but is likely to become a reality in as little as five years from now. Researchers at The Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease have discovered a revolutionary new way of changing connective muscle tissue into beating heart cells. This will enable a damaged heart […]

Increased risk of heart attack and stroke in dental surgery patients

October 19th, 2010
Increased risk of heart attack and stroke in dental surgery patients

Recent research has revealed a worrying link between dental surgery and an increased risk of heart attacks and strokes during the post procedure timeframe. The research study revealed that patients tended to suffer heart attacks and strokes more frequently in the first 4 weeks following surgery than other stages during or following the healing period. […]

Dental Care Can Lower Heart Disease Risk in Women

October 1st, 2010
Dental Care Can Lower Heart Disease Risk in Women

Research conducted by the University of California, Berkeley has found a reduced risk of heart related problems, such as heart attacks and strokes in those who frequently get general dental checks and care. Oddly, the link is only found in women and the analysis did not find the same result amongst men. The study of […]

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