Cardiovascular Health

The Breakthrough Medical Technology For Cardiac Conditions

Professor Ben Varcoe | Posted 07.09.2017 | UK Tech
Professor Ben Varcoe

It can certainly be a frightening experience, most likely leading you to urgently present at your nearest A&E department. It's also actually quite common: in the UK, more than 5% of emergency department visits and up to 40% of emergency admissions are as a direct result of chest pain.

Now Is The Time For Brave And Bold Action To Clean Up Our Air

Simon Gillespie | Posted 28.07.2017 | UK Politics
Simon Gillespie

Air pollution is an invisible but deadly problem. Right now, the health of thousands of people across the UK is under threat from dangerously high levels of air pollution. It's a threat that requires immediate action.

World Heart Federation CVD World Monitor Shows Need For Action On Global Killer

Professor David Wood | Posted 02.06.2017 | UK
Professor David Wood

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the world's biggest killer, and is currently the cause of death in 1 in 10 people aged 30-70. This is a shocking, needless waste of life; a large proportion of these premature deaths from CVD could be avoided1 by addressing the risk factors such as tobacco use, raised blood pressure and physical inactivity; and improving the use of simple treatments after a heart attack or stroke.

Tangerine Benefits: This Small Orange Works Miracles!

Victoria Vito | Posted 30.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Victoria Vito

Whether you come from a home that sticks tangerines at the bottom of Christmas stockings or you keep a vessel of this orange fruit as an everyday pop of color in the kitchen, this juicy winter citrus is at its peak now.

Sporting Fatalities: The Analysis And The Ethics

Jamie Beck | Posted 19.10.2016 | UK Sport
Jamie Beck

Despite the fact that I never met the late Australian cricketer Philip Hughes, as a cricket fan, his death caused me to reflect on deaths in sport. Cricketers have died before but this high profile fatality put safety in cricket and sport in general in the public eye.

Your Blood Type Is 'Best Indicator' Of Your Risk Of Heart Disease

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 29.06.2016 | UK Tech

New evidence shows that a patient’s blood type could be the best indicator of their risk of developing heart disease. Published in the journal of Mo...

Six Top Tips - Make Exercise Count in Middle Age

Sarah Cloutier | Posted 14.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah Cloutier

When I decided to stop eating sugar, gluten and dairy and drinking coffee, soft drinks and alcohol, I lost weight without really trying. I lost muscle tone as well because exercise wasn't really something that inspired me. In the past, I would exercise to lose weight and as I was losing weight, I didn't see the point of regular exercise.

Cholesterol-Lowering Statins Have Virtually No Side Effects, Researchers Find

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Statins, which help to save thousands of people from heart disease by lowering cholesterol, have almost no side effects, researchers found. In fac...

Does An Aspirin A Day Cause More Harm Than Good?

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Healthy people who take a daily dose of aspirin to reduce their risk of a heart attack or stroke, may be doing themselves more harm than good, new res...