Older people with very low cardiovascular disease risks also have very little frailty, according to UK researchers, who say it raises the possibility that frailty could be prevented.
Smartphone messages should be sent to high risk cardiovascular patients when adverse weather conditions are predicted, say researchers, who found heart attacks were more common during cold snaps.
Patients with stroke caused by intracerebral haemorrhage may benefit from receiving a drug currently used to treat blood loss from major trauma and bleeding after childbirth, suggests a trial.
Patients with atrial fibrillation, which can leave them at a higher risk of stroke, still need treatment even after their heart rhythm seems to have returned to normal, warn UK researchers.
Measuring the strength of someone’s grip could be a cheap, easy and effective way of identifying people at high risk of a wide range of diseases including heart problems and cancer, a study suggests.
Frequent sauna bathing is associated with a reduced risk of stroke, according to a new international study, involving UK researchers.
Faster walking patients with heart disease are admitted to hospital less often than slower ones, according to Italian researchers.
The British Heart Foundation is seeking nurses and other healthcare professionals who have worked tirelessly to improve the lives of those with heart disease and deserve to be named a “heart hero”.
Eating a diet rich in vegetables, especially those like broccoli and sprouts, may reduce cardiovascular risk in women by helping prevent hardening of the neck arteries, according to researchers.
Hand grip strength could be used as a simple measure of heart health, according to UK researchers, who have found that a weak grip can be linked with changes in the heart’s structure and function.