Tag Archives: Heart attack

FSSAI launches Heart Attack Campaign to eliminate trans fat

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Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), on 30th NOV launched a mass media campaign “Heart Attack Rewind” with the aim to get rid of  “bad cholesterol” from the food supply by 2022, a year ahead of the global target by the World Health Organization to eliminate industrially- produced trans-fat from the… Read more »

Understanding modifiable risk factors in younger heart patients, finds study

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Researchers at American College of Cardiology have stressed on highlighting the importance of ditching cigarettes in younger heart patients. According to the findings of their latest study, heart attacks reoccurred more frequently in younger patients with several modifiable risk factors, including smokingand high blood pressure. The study was presented at the American College of Cardiology Asia… Read more »

Adult hearts lack stem cells, finds study

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Heart stem cells that might repair the heart muscle after a heart attack do not exist in adults, say researchers after two decades of study. The study offered scientific evidence to a decision made in October by the US health authorities to pause a clinical trial using stem cells to treat heart failure over concerns… Read more »

Bullying, violence at work ups heart disease risk: Study

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People who frequently experience violence or bullying at work may be at higher risk of heart attacks and stroke, a study has found. The researchers looked at data from 79,201 working men and women in Denmark and Sweden, aged 18 to 65, with no history of cardiovascular disease (CVD), who were participants… Read more »

These home remedies will help you to get rid of chest pain

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Are you experiencing a sharp, intense, and burning sensation in your chest? Are you afraid that it might be a heart attack? Is your chest pain hampering you from carrying out your daily chores with ease? Relax! Chest pain can differ from person-to-person and the pain and location can also… Read more »

Depression and anxiety in middle age can increase risk of heart disease and stroke

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Older adults who experience psychological distress such as depression and anxiety may have an increased risk of developing cardiovascular disease (CVD), a new study suggests. The findings, published in the journal Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, showed that high/ very high psychological distress was associated with a 44% increased risk of stroke among women. The research… Read more »

High bad cholesterol increases risk of death even for healthy people

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People who are young and healthy may still be vulnerable to the risk of premature death from cardiovascular disease if they have higher levels of bad cholesterol, according to a new research. Bad cholesterol, or LDL, contributes to clogged arteries which increases the risk of heart attack and stroke. The findings showed that compared… Read more »