Heart

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 23.01.2014 | 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...

Does Ibuprofen Carry Risks For Heart?

PA | Posted 30.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle

People on high doses of some painkillers will have to pit the benefits against the risks as the drugs have been found to increase the chance of heart ...

Look After Your Ticker: An A-Z Of Heart Health

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle

With heart and circulatory diseases causing more than a quarter of all deaths in the UK (according to The British Heart Foundation) it is essential th...

Choosing A University And Choosing A Path In LIfe

Josh Taerk | Posted 11.06.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Josh Taerk

At the end of the day you're head can mess you up sometimes, constantly planning and making fall back plans for your fall back plans. When it comes to making decisions for yourself, you can never go wrong listening to your heart.

Anxiety Increases Heart Death Risk

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Feeling depressed or anxious dramatically increases the chances of heart patients dying, according to new US research. Death rates among those with...

7 Point Plan To Protect Against Cancer

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle

A seven-point plan to reduce the risk of heart disease also protects against cancer, scientists have found. Adhering to at least six of the "Life's...

Could Antidepressants Pose Risk To Heart Health?

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 30.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Some antidepressants could pose a serious risk to heart health, research reveals. The UK government has already modified their guidelines for the ...

No Regrets aka 'Live your life AWESOME!

Billie Kell | Posted 13.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Billie Kell

According to the British Heart Foundation each of us has on average up to six regrets and spend roughly five days a year dwelling on them.