Keeping blood pressure and blood sugar levels under control can prevent “heart block.”

Keeping blood pressure and blood sugar levels under control might prevent a common heart rhythm disorder called “heart block.” That’s the finding from a new study analyzing data on more … Read More

Release of ‘danger’ molecules during stress may put youth at risk of cardiovascular disease

Image Source The release of “danger” molecules in response to significant periods of mental stress early in life may leave young people at lifelong risk of cardiovascular disease, scientists report. … Read More

Genetic variants impact outcome in dilated cardiomyopathy patients of African ancestry

Genetic testing is a powerful diagnostic tool that is increasingly being used for the diagnosis of dilated cardiomyopathy, a disease in which the heart becomes enlarged, making it difficult to … Read More

Even the fittest middle-aged athletes can’t outrun cardiovascular risk factors

Middle-aged adults are exercising more and living longer, but new research from the University of British Columbia suggests that even the fittest among them are not immune to cardiovascular disease–and … Read More

Average consumption of salt found to be safe for heart health research says

New research shows that for the vast majority of individuals, sodium consumption does not increase health risks except for those who eat more than five grams a day, the equivalent … Read More