Tag: heart disease

More Evidence Ties Gum Disease With Heart Disease

By Robert PreidtHealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Aug. 27, 2021 (HealthDay News) — New research offers further evidence of a link between gum disease and heart disease....

Sleep Apnea Doubles Odds for Sudden Death

By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Aug. 3, 2021 (HealthDay News) — With apologies to William Shakespeare, this is the stuff bad dreams are made...

Statins May Help Protect Against Severe COVID-19

TUESDAY, July 20, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Could cholesterol-lowering statins help lower your risk of dying from COVID-19? For patients with a...

Whole Grains May Lower Risk of Heart Disease in Older Adults

July 13, 2021 — Consuming more whole grains may protect against heart disease, a new study suggests. An analysis of over 3,000 middle-...

Pacemaker That Dissolves Away After Use

By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, June 28, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Researchers are reporting early success with a temporary heart pacemaker that simply dissolves...

Starchy Snacks, ‘Western-Style’ Lunches May Harm Heart Health

June 28, 2021 — New research shows that what you eat and when you eat it may affect heart health. Researchers found that...

Women Get Help for Heart Attacks Later Than Men

By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, May 10, 2021 (HealthDay News) — When young women land in the emergency room with chest pain, they wait...

Heart Disease Often Comes in Pairs

By Ernie Mundell and Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporters WEDNESDAY, May 5, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Couples share a lot together, but heart disease wouldn’t be...

Can’t ascertain oxygen shortage as cause of death of 21 patients at JG Hospital: Delhi govt to HC

The AAP government has informed the Delhi High Court that oxygen shortage as the cause of death of 21 COVID-19 patients at Jaipur Golden Hospital...

‘Disrupted’ Sleep Could Be Seriously Affecting Your Health

By Denise Mann HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, April 22, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Waking up briefly throughout the night may do more than leave you feeling...

Pandemic-Fueled Drug Abuse Threatens Hearts, Lives

By American Heart Association NewsHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, April 20, 2021 (American Heart Association News) — On a recent day in his Denver Health emergency room,...

‘Couch Potato’ Lifestyles Cause Up to 8% of Global Deaths

TUESDAY, March 30, 2021 (HealthDay News) — “Couch potatoes,” take note: Sedentary behavior now accounts for up to 8% of non-communicable diseases and deaths worldwide,...

Science Reveals Why Tea Is Good for Your Heart

By Robert PreidtHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, March 9, 2021 (HealthDay News) — If a nice hot cup of tea sounds good to you, there’s even more...

Hispanic People at Risk for Heart Disease Going Untreated

By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, March 4, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Even after suffering a stroke, many Hispanic Americans still have uncontrolled diabetes, high...

Heart Damage Seen in Many Hospitalized With COVID

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Feb. 19, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Heart damage was found in more than half of a group of hospitalized...

Daily Coffee Tied to Lower Risk for Heart Failure

By Ernie Mundell and Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporters TUESDAY, Feb. 9, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Fill up that mug: Having one or more cups...

Green Tea, Coffee May Help You Avoid a 2nd Heart Attack

At the outset, the participants completed questionnaires on their diets and other lifestyle habits. By the end of the study, 9,253 people had died. ...

Exercise Doesn’t Boost Health If You Stay Obese

FRIDAY, Jan. 22, 2021 (HealthDay News) — The harmful effects of obesity on the heart can’t be undone by exercise, and it’s not possible to...

Heart Failure Nearly Doubles COVID Death Risk

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Jan. 7, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Patients who suffer from acute heart failure may be nearly twice as likely...

The Link Between Type 2 Diabetes and Heart Disease

Type 2 diabetes raises your odds of developing heart disease, as does prediabetes. If you’ve been diagnosed with either, start paying attention to your...

Heart Disease Is World’s No. 1 Killer

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Dec. 10, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Heart disease is the leading cause of death worldwide — accounting for...

LGBTQ Adults Often Miss Out on Cholesterol Meds

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Dec. 2, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) adults are less likely to take cholesterol-lowering...

Restful Sleep Could Help Ward Off Heart Failure

The researchers gave each person a “healthy sleep score” of 0 to 5, based on the number of healthy habits they...

Spouses Share a Lot, Including Heart Health: Study

By Cara Roberts Murez HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Oct. 27, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Many married couples or domestic partners share a lot: the...

For Black Americans, Resilience Key to Heart Health

By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Oct. 7, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Black people who have a strong sense of psychological well-being may have...