Patients with cancer are more at risk of complications following heart procedure

Research led by Keele University suggests that patients with cancer who undergo a common heart procedure have worse short-term clinical outcomes compared to non-cancer patients, in the largest study undertaken to date. The study, published today in the European Heart Journal, looked at 6.6 million hospital admissions in the USA over an 11-year period, in […]

For a healthy heart, add fatty fish, olive oil to your diet

Good news if you love eating fish. According to a new study, consuming fatty fish up to four times a week may help increase the amount of good cholesterol and prevent risk of heart disease. To keep your heart healthy, you need to be very careful about your diet. The findings showed that fatty fish increases the […]

High protein diets like Atkin’s may increase risk of heart failure, finds study

High protein diets, which have gained in popularity as food trends have turned against carbohydrates, may increase the risk of heart failure in older men by as much as 49 per cent, a study has found. Relatively little research has been conducted on the long-term impact of wolfing down chicken breasts and steak in the name of weight loss, […]

Nutritional Supplements Don’t Improve Heart Health, Study Finds

Photo: LaChrome (Pixabay) People who use vitamin and mineral supplements to keep their heart in tiptop shape probably aren’t getting much out of it, suggests a new review published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. The study found that most popular supplements, such as vitamin C and calcium, seemed to provide no benefits in preventing […]