Patients with inflammatory bowel disease are at increased risk of having a heart attack, regardless of traditional risk factors such as high cholesterol and high blood pressure, according to US researchers.
Being positive about the future in consultations with chronic angina patients may help them avoid future hospital admissions and heart procedures, suggest US researchers.
Walking for at least 40 minutes several times per week at an average to fast pace is associated with a near 25% drop in the risk of heart failure among post-menopausal women, according to a new study.
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.