Breaking up long periods of restful sitting with short, frequent bouts of simple seated arm exercises can benefit obese patients at high risk of type 2 diabetes, according to UK researchers.
Carrying extra weight could raise the risk of a heart attack by more than a quarter, even if patients appear are otherwise healthy, according to UK researchers.
There has been an “important” increase in the percentage of heart failure patients seeing a specialist nurse after being admitted to a general medical ward, according to an independent audit.
Obese surgery patients need ‘much more’ ICU careSubscription
Obese patients who have undergone heart surgery tend to require additional intensive care unit (ICU) services and longer recovery times, compared to non-obese patients, a study has found.
Pneumonia or sepsis in adults that results in hospital admission is associated with a six-fold increased risk of cardiovascular disease in the first year, according to Swedish researchers.
Adults in the UK who have poor sleep patterns are more likely to be overweight and obese and have poorer metabolic health, according to researchers.
Clinicians should offer statins to patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD), under new treatment standards for the condition from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence.
People who work long hours have an increased risk of developing an irregular heart rhythm, according to a major study involving UK researchers.
Specialist nurses will play a key role in delivering a new nationwide genetic testing service for a potentially deadly heart condition.
Long-term daily aspirin use is linked to a higher than expected risk of “disabling or fatal” bleeding in adults aged 75 or over, according to researchers in Oxford.