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Blog Profile / Heart Disease Prevention

Filed Under:Diseases & Conditions / Heart Disease
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Archived Since:August 10, 2009

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Heart Disease Prevention - Avoid Fired Foods If You Have Wrong Genes!

Researchers from Harvard School of Public Health and Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School argued that obesity is a complex condition that has a genetic basis but requires environmental influence to manifest itself....Show More Summary

Impact Of Air Pollution On Heart Disease

Air pollution is a condition in which air is contaminated by particulates, biological molecules, or other harmful materials. Air pollution consists of gaseous, liquid or solid substances that, when present over a sufficient long period of time, might possibly cause environmental damage and eventually cause disease or even death to humans. Show More Summary

Heart Disease Prevention - Why Prediabetes Should Not Be Ignored?

When a person has a blood sugar level higher than normal but not high enough to be a diabetic, he or she is said to have prediabetes. Prediabetes, also known as borderline diabetes, usually has no obvious symptom. Yet, the risk of developing...Show More Summary

Be Physically Active To Prevent Stroke!

A stroke occurs when the brain cells die because of a lack of oxygen. This can happen when there is a rupture of an artery that feeds the brain (hemorrhagic stroke) or an obstruction in the blood flow (ischemic stroke). A stroke patient...Show More Summary

Heart Disease Prevention - Smartphone App Can Save Cardiac Arrest Victims!

PulsePoint is a smartphone app created to alerts users when someone is in cardiac arrest nearby. On May 9, 2014, a victim who had collapsed outside a gym used the app to alert a bystander who later performed CPR to him and saved his life. Show More Summary

Improve Cardiovascular Health To Prevent Stroke!

A blockage of the flow of oxygen-rich blood to a portion of the brain or a sudden bleeding in the brain can cause a stroke. Stroke caused by blockage is known as ischemic stroke and stroke caused by bleeding is called hemorrhagic stroke. Show More Summary

Heart Disease Prevention - Has Obesity Rate Been Curbed?

Despite the effort exerted by governments around the world to fight against obesity epidemic, it seems that not one country has succeeded in lowering the obesity rates in 33 years. This was revealed by a team of researchers from theShow More Summary

Are Women’s Stroke Risk Being Ignored?

People are afraid of getting a stroke. But what is your understanding of stroke? According to American Stroke Association, a stroke is a condition when a blood vessel that carries oxygen and nutrients to the brain is either blocked by a clot or is burst. Show More Summary

Heart Disease Prevention - Can Weight-Loss Surgery Reverse Diabetes?

People who are overweight and obese have a much higher chance of getting Type-2 diabetes, compared to those with a healthy weight. A paper published online March 31, 2014 in the ‘New England Journal of Medicine’ argued that performing...Show More Summary

Why Has Childhood Obesity Dropped Among Young Kids?

Childhood obesity remains a headache for many nations around the world as it can lead to a number of chronic medical conditions including heart disease, high blood pressure, stroke, Type-2 diabetes and even some cancers. However, the...Show More Summary

Heart Disease Prevention - How Is Parenting Style Linked To Child Obesity?

Among many others, unhealthy diet with plenty of saturated fat and lack of physical activities are always being accused as the main culprits that cause the obesity epidemic. Recently, researchers from McGill University and Concordia University identified another link that could lead to childhood obesity - parenting style. Show More Summary

Lower Number Of Heart Disease And Stroke Linked To Diabetes

Diabetes is disease in which a person’s blood sugar level is higher than normal. In general, there are 2 main types of diabetes, namely Type-1 and Type-2 diabetes. Type-1 diabetes results from the body’s failure to produce sufficient...Show More Summary

Heart Disease Prevention - Is Coconut A Healthy Food?

It seems that coconut is a food that should be avoided. But lately, people are pouring coconut into coffee and spreading it on toast, lured by endorsement from celebrities and enticed by promise that coconut can banish belly fat, boost heart health and even stave off the effects of Alzheimer’s disease. Show More Summary

Understanding Relation Between Disease and Salt Intake

Human body needs salt (contains approximately 40 percent of sodium) to perform a variety of essential functions. Sodium helps maintain the fluid balance and cardiovascular function in the body and plays an important role in the nervous system. Show More Summary

Heart Disease Prevention - Are Americans Fat Because of Cheap Food?

Why are Americans so fat? Is it because of the sedentary lifestyle, expensive healthy food, or is it because of socioeconomic status, race or geography? The answer is no, according to researchers from Rand Corporation and UniversityShow More Summary

Heart Disease Prevention - Can Coffee Lovers Be Spared From Diabetes?

Coffee is one of the world's most popular drinks, but it is frequently being blamed because of the caffeine contained therein. That is why people have been advised not to consume too much coffee. Nevertheless, a new study suggested that an extra cup of coffee might be associated with a lower risk of Type-2 diabetes. Show More Summary

Could Diet Soda Help Lose Weigh?

Health professionals have accused unhealthy diet and sedentary lifestyle as the main culprits that are responsible for the obesity epidemic. Being preferred beverages for many people especially the youngsters, sugary soda and drinks are categorized as part of an unhealthy diet. Show More Summary

Why Physical Activity Is Important For Stroke Prevention?

With the help of physical activity, the risk of heart disease and stroke could greatly be reduced. Regular physical activity can also help prevent and control high blood pressure, high cholesterol, Type-2 diabetes, osteoporosis, obesity and certain types of cancer. Show More Summary

Heart Disease Prevention - What Can Be Done To Prevent Diabetes?

Weight is the single most contributing environmental factor in the development of Type-2 diabetes, and a person’s weight can always be controlled. Intentional weight loss could not only prevent or control Type-2 diabetes but also improve...Show More Summary

Assess Stroke Risk Through Eye!

High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, is not only a risk factor for heart disease but also the single most significant risk factor for stroke. Stroke occurs when blood flow stops flowing to the brain, either because of a clot or a hemorrhage. Show More Summary

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