Healthy Heart - How?

Dr Sally Norton | Posted 05.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Sally Norton

When it comes to keeping your heart as healthy as possible, there are some factors such as genetics that you can't change. If you have a family history of heart disease, then you are at increased risk yourself. However, there is plenty you can do to decrease your risk whether you have a family tendency or not.

Women With Irregular Heartbeat At Greater Risk Of Heart Disease Than Men

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 20.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Women with an irregular heartbeat are at a great health risk than men with the same condition, researchers have revealed. Women with atrial fibrill...

What's Your Heart Age? This Tool Can Tell You

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 27.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Worried about your heart health? If you think there might be something amiss, then this rather marvellous NHS tool can help put your mind at ease, ...

This Simple £5 Blood Test Could 'Save Many More Women's Lives'

PA / The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A £5 blood test could enable doctors to spot twice as many heart attacks in women, according to a new health study. The British Heath Foundation (...

What Does It Mean to Say Someone Is 'Cool'?

Tom Fielder | Posted 14.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Tom Fielder

In effect, the mask of cool represents a certain stylised suffering and compels wonder in an outside observer: Who is this person? What has she or he experienced?... It is a performance of emotional self-control that demands the suppression of a range of emotions.

Steadfast: Make Some Noise Is Biggest Radio Appeal Ever

Jane Ireland | Posted 11.12.2014 | UK Entertainment
Jane Ireland

This weekend saw Steadfast, the new classical single written by Howard Goodall, help Global make history to raise more than £1 million for their brand new charity, Make Some Noise.

For Life, Love and Noah

Jacqueline Koay | Posted 31.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jacqueline Koay

My esteemed former colleague, a well-known cardiologist said that he has not met the love of his life yet. He said that the love of his life would be a woman who had birthed babies with her bare hands, held a beating human heart and walked fearlessly on the tightrope between life and death.

Miracle Mum Senses Dead Son's Heart In Transplant Recipient 5 Years Later

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 11.07.2014 | UK

A mother whose tragic son died six years ago wept when she met the man his donor heart saved in a "completely coincidental" moment. In the miracle ...

This Could Revolutionise Heart Disease

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A new pacemaker which synchronises heart rate with breathing could "revolutionise" the lives of people with heart failure, scientists say. The devi...

Seeking a New Route to Feeling Loved and Complete?

Tony Lobl | Posted 14.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Tony Lobl

Indeed, love probably means as many different things as there are people - from the unselfish care of a Mother Teresa to the heart-pounding passion of star-crossed lovers Romeo and Juliet. Yet with Valentine's Day upon us it's the romantic variety tugging at our heartstrings, especially if we lack that special someone to share it with.

Heart Health Month: What My Hole In the Heart Taught Me About My Body

Poorna Bell | Posted 05.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Poorna Bell

It came as a huge shock to find out 18 months ago, when I could no longer catch my breath while running on a treadmill, that I had a hole in my heart - about an inch across in fact - that apparently, I've had since birth. I was very lucky in that my dad is a GP and when I told him, he dismissed my doctor's diagnosis of 'oh, it's just a virus' and frogmarched me to A&E.

Poorna Bell

Which Festive Party Foods Help Fight Cancer And Heart Disease?

HuffingtonPost.com | Poorna Bell | Posted 07.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle

There have been plenty of articles telling us how many calories a Christmas dinner or the party food buffet has, but what foods are actually alright w...

PHOTOS: Heart-Shaped Islands That Will Make You Feel Warm Inside

Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Angelina Jolie has reportedly bought Brad Pitt a heart-shaped Island for £12m just off Lake Mahopac, 47 miles north of New York City. Even though ...

The Dark Side of Social Media - My Story

Charlie O'Brien | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Charlie O'Brien

With constant stories in the media of trolling and abuse on social media sites - I've decided it's time to tell my story of how I got caught up in a dark and elaborate 20 month long hoax at the hands of one twitter follower

Hardened Arteries Have Been Linked To Alzheimer's, New Study Reveals

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Elderly people with hardened arteries are more likely to have brains that bear early signs of Alzheimer's, a study has found. The research points t...

Poorna Bell

How Can You Prevent High Cholesterol?

HuffingtonPost.com | Poorna Bell | Posted 16.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle

The UK's biggest killer isn't cancer, you may be surprised to know, but coronary heart disease. High cholesterol (LDL) is one of the major contrib...

Intuition and Following Your Heart

Amy Anka | Posted 09.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Amy Anka

For those of you who follow my Facebook page and Instagram, you would have seen that the inspirational author Paulo Coelho, whom I deeply admire, tweeted an article I wrote the other week.

What Impact Does a Heart-attack Scare Have on a Healthy 22-year-old Woman?

Rima Amin | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rima Amin

By the time we met the doctor I was convinced everything was fine and almost asleep from exhaustion and pain. The doctor measured my pulse and his face dropped. He asked the nurse to do the same and her face dropped too.

Matters of the Heart

Beth Phillips | Posted 11.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Beth Phillips

Losing someone you love is shocking, heartbreaking and utterly devastating. The undiagnosed cardiac conditions that are killing young people, and that a simple, painless ECG test can detect, are treatable. You just need to know that you need the treatment.

Five Superfoods That Will Change Your Life

Realbuzz.com | Posted 27.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle

From foods that can help reduce the effects of depression to age-reversing fruit, Realbuzz have five suggestions that should make it on your next supe...

How Can You Tell You Have High Blood Pressure?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Unlike heart conditions and various forms of cancer, high blood pressure is called the 'silent killer' because there are virtually no symptoms. Ea...

Men V Women: Who Is More Likely To Have A Heart Attack?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Women tend to live longer than men, and a feature on the BBC suggested that it may be due to female immune systems ageing 'more slowly'. But recen...

Near-Death Experiences Explained

Posted 13.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Near-death experiences (NDEs) have been described by many as proof of the afterlife - intense white light, hallucinations of dead loved ones talking t...

Heart Attack Risk Increases For Men Who Skip Breakfast, Study Finds

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Skipping breakfast increases the risk of heart attack among middle-aged men by more than a quarter, a study has found. The evidence suggests the ol...

Heart Disease Rates Halved In UK Since 80s

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Heart disease death rates in many European Union countries including the UK have more than halved since the 1980s, new research has shown. But desp...