Heart Disease

Eating nuts twice a week lowers heart attack risk by almost 17 per cent: Study

The study presented at the ESC Congress 2019, examined the association between nut consumption and the risk of cardiovascular disease and death in the Iranian population. Eating nuts twice a week lowers heart attack risk: Study (Representational Image)  |  Photo Credit: Thinkstock Paris: Eating nuts at least twice a week can slash the risk of death from […]

Heart Disease

Young women who smoke face highest risk of major heart attack

Smoking increases both men’s and women’s risk of a major heart attack at all ages, but women smokers have a significantly higher increased risk compared to men, especially women under 50 years old, according to a study in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. Despite the increased risk, smokers can reduce their risk to […]

Heart Disease

Daily consumption of eggs increases risk of heart diseases

The evidence for eggs has always been mixed. Previous studies found that eating eggs did not raise the risk of cardiovascular disease.(Unsplash) Don’t crack that egg. Here’s sombre news for all the egg lovers out there. A recent study found that egg yolk contains higher level of cholesterol which ultimately increases the chances of heart disease and early […]

Heart Disease

Working in shifts may increase heart disease risk

The study was not designed to prove the cause and effect, but the data showed shift workers were 13% more likely to develop coronary heart disease than daytime workers.(Shutterstock) People who work in shifts are at heightened danger of heart disease and the risk increases with years they work in shifts, finds a Chinese study of more than 300,000 […]