09-Dec-2016 By Nathan GRAY
Switching red meat for vegetables or potatoes could significantly lower your risk of myocardial infarction, but swapping out fatty fish for veggies could increase your risk, say researchers.
26-Apr-2016 By Will Chu
Excess abdominal fat is more of a risk factor for heart attacks than weight, especially for women, a Norwegian study has determined.
19-Apr-2016 By Will Chu
Fresh fruit consumption has been linked with a lower risk of heart attack and stroke, according to new research.
23-Feb-2016 By Will Chu
Patients suffering from acute heart failure have high levels of a metabolite of which red meat is a major dietary source, a new study has claimed.
05-May-2014 By Annie Harrison-Dunn
Recommending a higher intake of cereal fibre after a heart attack may improve long-term survival rates, according to a nine-year research project.
15-Apr-2014 By Nathan Gray
Government and industry efforts to slash the level of salt in UK foods has led to a fall in population blood pressure and plummeting rates of heart attack and stroke deaths, according to new data.
14-Jun-2013 By Shane STARLING
A public body that advises the UK National Health Service (NHS) has revised its position that heart attack patients can benefit from omega-3 consumption to prevent further attacks, in a move labeled “misguided” by the omega-3 sector.
23-Nov-2011 By Nathan Gray
Consumption of too much, and too little, salt may be linked to a higher risk of heart-related hospitalisations and deaths, according to a new study.
01-Aug-2011 By Nathan Gray
Commentary in The Lancet, along with a new analysis of the data, has slammed the recent Cochrane review that claimed salt reduction had no effect on strokes or heart attacks.
Pine bark extract may boost diabetics' heart health
12-May-2008 By Stephen Daniells
Supplements of extracts from French maritime pine bark may reduce
blood pressure and the use of blood pressure medication among
diabetics, suggest results from a new study.
Nitrite, nitrate-rich foods may not be so bad after all
13-Nov-2007 By Stephen Daniells
Nitrites and nitrates, much maligned additives in processed and
cured meats, may help heart attack survival and recovery, suggests
a new mice study from the US.
PharmaNutrients seeks partner for CLA-atherosclerosis projects
03-May-2007 By Jess Halliday
PharmaNutrients is looking to take CLA into the heart health arena,
after obtaining the exclusive worldwide rights to the Kritchevsky
patent on reduction of atherosclerotic plaques.
Green, yellow veg linked to healthier arteries
14-Jun-2006 By staff reporter
A diet rich in green and yellow vegetables could reduce the
development of atherosclerosis by almost 40 per cent, and is
further evidence for the benefits of eating your vegetables, says a
Kiwi lowers blood clot risk
Eating two to three kiwifruit a day can significantly lower risk of
blood clotting and reduce fat in the blood, reports a Norwegian
team. The fruit could be an effective alternative to aspirin for
protecting heart health, they suggest,...
Tomatoes to fight strokes?
New research coming out of Japan suggests that tomato varieties
could have a significant impact on anti-thrombotic activity, both
in vitro and in vivo.
Diabetics to up fish consumption
The merits of eating fish regularly are highlighted once again in a
new study from the US that reveals diabetic women could
considerably reduce their risk of heart disease by consuming fatty
The burden of heart disease
More news to suggest that governments in Europe must continue to
curb the growing tide of obesity as the burden of heart disease,
long linked to obesity, weighs heavily on the purse-strings of
treasuries. A new study reveals previous...
Diet: moving Europe to Asia
Research on a regular basis appears to endorse the benefits of the
much-acclaimed Mediterranean-style diet. A recent study suggests
that taking a leaf out of the Mediterranean people's book could
help reduce cardiovascular disease...
Tea helps prevent second heart attack
Those who have suffered from heart attack significantly reduce
their mortality risk with regular tea consumption.
Heart disease affects 61.8 million in U.S.
Nearly 62 million Americans have some form of cardiovascular
disease, and nearly a million die from it each year, statistics
published on Monday show.
Cholesterol - vital for the immune system
Excess cholesterol on the blood is a sign that one is at risk of
cardiovascular diseases. However, according to new research,
too-low cholesterol levels could increase the risk of cancer.
Fatty plaque, not calcium, coats the arteries
Patients whose arteries are clogged with fatty plaque may be more
susceptible to heart attack than those whose arteries are coated
Black tea good for arteries
Black tea may promote healthy arteries and lower the risk of a
heart attack or stroke, says a small study released Monday at the
American Heart Association...