Tag Archives: Heart

Heart attacks at weekends more likely to kill young men than women

Even as the world grapples with the shocking death of Fiorentina captain and Italy international Davide Astori at the age of 31 reportedly due to cardiac arrest, a new study suggests that chances of young men dying of heart attack during the weekend are higher than women. Astori was found dead, reportedly of cardiac arrest on Sunday when the players ... Read More »

Smokers, beware: One cigarette a day can do great damage to your heart

For people who think that smoking only one or two cigarettes a day carries little cardiovascular risk, a new study maintains the only way to reduce risk is to quit. Smoking just one cigarette daily is associated with a “much greater than expected” increase in risk for coronary heart disease, researchers conclude in the latest study by British medical journal. ... Read More »

Vaping could increase lung, bladder cancers and heart disease risk: Study

Vaping may raise the risk of cancer because it leads to DNA damage, even though it contains fewer carcinogens than tobacco smoke, a US study has found. The report in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences did not compare the cancer-causing potential of traditional cigarettes to e-cigarettes. However, in studies on lab mice, those exposed to e-cigarette smoke ... Read More »

Energy drinks are more dangerous for the heart than coffee

Beware! Teenagers and adults who consume energy drinks may suffer from rapid heartbeat, nausea and seizures, warns a recent study. According to the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada, over half of the youth and young adults who consume an energy drink, have reported experiencing an adverse health event, including rapid heartbeat, nausea, and in rare cases, seizures. Currently, Canadian ... Read More »

Eat more green leafy vegetables & fruits to live longer, reduce risk of heart failure

Here’s another reason to eat fruits, vegetables, whole grains and legumes, as according to scientists, a plant-based diet may help to reduce the risk of a deadly heart failure. According to the study, people who eat more fruits and vegetables are 42% less likely to develop the condition than those who consumed fewer plant-based foods. Another team of researchers also ... Read More »

8 Most Essential Nutrients for a Healthy Heart

Eating the right food is one of the seven steps recommended by the American Heart Association for a healthy heart, and starting right away always works. For a hearty start to your day include these nutrients in your diet: 1. Fiber Fiber is the number one nutrient for protection against heart diseases, actually it has so many benefits that you ... Read More »

Cheers to a good heart!

Drinking one pint a day has been linked to reduced risk of developing several serious heart conditions in new large-scale study. Moderate drinking, usually defined as no more than 14 units of alcohol a week – equivalent to around one and a half bottles of wine or seven pints of regularstrength lager – is associated with a lower risk of ... Read More »

Nokia Heart Android Phone With Snapdragon 430 SoC Spotted in Benchmark Listing

Nokia Heart, a new Nokia Android phone, has been spotted in benchmark listing, suggesting that it may be revealed at the MWC 2017 event next month. The Nokia Heart smartphone has been tipped in GFXBench benchmark listing and is believed to be a toned down version of the Nokia 6 smartphone that was launched earlier this month. According to GFXBench ... Read More »

Yoga Could Make Life Better for People with Abnormal Heart Rhythm

      Yoga may improve quality of life in patients suffering from abnormal heart rhythm because it gives them a method to gain some self control over their symptoms instead of feeling helpless, says a new study. The researchers examined the effects of yoga on patients with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation (AF) in which faulty electrical signals and rapid heart rate begin ... Read More »

New Smartphone App Could Help Prevent Heart Attacks

A cardiologist at Max Super Speciality Hospital in Saket New Delhi has developed a smartphone app that can help people know the warning signs of a heart attack in advance and take corrective action. The “Heart App” developed by senior interventional cardiologist Rajeev Rathi has a small set of questions with multiple options. These are the questions that a cardiologist ... Read More »