Regular use of glucosamine supplements may be related to a lower risk of cardiovascular disease events, according to researchers analysing data from the UK Biobank study.
A specialist nurse has highlighted the potential of a new heart procedure to improve patient experience, after her unit was named as an international flagship site for the operation.
The commonly used diabetes drug metformin could reverse the harmful thickening of heart muscle that leads to cardiovascular disease, according to UK researchers.
A landmark clinical trial has provided “renewed optimism” for patients with type 2 diabetes and kidney disease, after researchers found a drug reduced the risk of renal failure by almost a third.
Early evidence suggests a nurse-led scheme to assess and support people with heart conditions while in accident and emergency is helping slash A&E admissions.
A new study by researchers in India has shed light on how working shifts may increase the risk of heart disease and diabetes.
Thousands more patients look set to benefit from blood pressure treatment under planned changes to guidance on hypertension from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence.
Researchers have found two biomarkers they say could be used in primary care to identify the heart condition atrial fibrillation in patients who have three clinical risk factors.
Investment in primary, community and mental health care will grow faster than the rest of the overall NHS budget, NHS England has pledged as part of its new plan for the health service.
Heart patients need “kindness” from nurses and other healthcare professionals, as much as they need medical intervention, a study has found.
High blood pressure, smoking and diabetes increase the risk of heart attack in both sexes but they have more impact in women than they do in men, according to new study findings.
Efforts to boost organ donation levels under a presumed consent system should focus on “feelings and emotions” rather than facts, according to UK researchers.
A tool has been developed by UK researchers to help identify heart failure patients at high risk of sepsis, which they say could catch cases early and save thousands of lives every year.
People with diabetes from deprived backgrounds in England are twice as likely to end up in hospital with a heart attack or stroke than those who are better off, according to new research.
Taking a daily dose of aspirin does not prolong healthy living in older adults who have not previously experienced a cardiovascular event, according to an international trial.
People with heart failure should no longer be offered cardiac rehabilitation programmes that are group-based, according to the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence.
Evidence does not support the widespread use of statins in healthy older people to prevent heart disease and stroke, according to the authors of a new Spanish study.
The commonly used painkiller diclofenac is associated with an increased risk of major cardiovascular events, according to a study in Denmark.
Nurses have an increasingly key role to play in helping educate patients to reduce the health risks of prolonged sedentary time, according to US researchers.
Cardiac arrest patients are more likely to survive when resuscitated with a new type of breathing tube, according to US researchers.