It takes at least five to 10 years and perhaps up to 25 years after quitting, for CVD risk to become as low as that of a person who has never smoked.
A six-month-old girl suffering from heart disease died on board a flight from Patna to Delhi late Wednesday, police said on Thursday. The girl had a small hole in her heart and she was undergoing treatment at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences.
Researchers have found that postmenopausal women with breast cancer are at greater risk of developing cardiovascular disease.
Heart failure deaths rising among younger adults in the US: Death rates due to heart failure have been increasing since 2012 in the US.
While snoring can be harmless, it can also be a sign of sleep apnea.
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Patients receiving hormone therapy as part of their gender-transition treatment have an elevated risk of cardiovascular diseases (CVD).
For the study, the researchers from Harvard University analysed health data from 1,104 active male firefighters whose mean age was 39.6.
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In addition, alcohol and caffeine consumption were found to cause short and disrupted sleep.
The study found that risk factors such as smoking, high blood pressure, family history of heart disease and chronic kidney disease were more prevalent among the patients who experienced a relapse.
Even low levels of exposure to toxic chemicals in the environment like arsenic, lead, copper and cadmium pose a significant risk to cardiovascular health.
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According to the researchers, the link between HIV and heart disease is poorly understood.
For the study, the teams used rhesus macaque monkeys as models for Parkinson's symptoms.
People living near greenery likely have more opportunities for physical activity and socializing.
WHO (World Health Organisation) sponsors May 31st as World No Tobacco Day in order to spread annual awareness and highlight the health risks associated with tobacco use.
The risk for cardiovascular disease is much lower in women than men until women reach the age of 50 years of age, then risk rises dramatically after menopause.