A “normal” intake of vitamin D can reduce the risk of death substantially in people with cardiovascular disease, a Norwegian study has suggested.
South Asian people may be at reduced risk of having an abnormally low heart rate, compared to white people of European origin, according to UK researchers.
Patients who were treated for breast cancer or lymphoma are more than three times at risk for developing congestive heart failure, compared with other women, according to US researchers.
Practice nurses should encourage patients with hypertension to monitor their blood pressure at home and use those readings in their day-to-day care, according to a team of UK researchers.
It is “imperative” that patients diagnosed with type 2 diabetes during their 20s, 30s and 40s receive significant support on optimising their treatment and self-management skills, warn researchers in light of a new study on mortality risk.
There are “significant associations” between catching respiratory infections, especially flu, and the risk of experiencing an acute myocardial infarction, according to Canadian researchers.
Women who have gestational diabetes during pregnancy have a higher than usual risk of developing type 2 diabetes, hypertension, and ischemic heart disease in the future, according to researchers.
Thousands of heart patients are missing out on cardiac rehabilitation following a heart attack, reveal new figures released by the British Heart Foundation.
Statins are safe for children who have inherited abnormally high levels of cholesterol, according to new research funded by the British Heart Foundation.
Well over a third of patients with type 2 diabetes say they do not fully understand their heightened risk of developing cardiovascular disease (CVD), according to a small survey by a pharmaceutical company.