Components of heart healthy diet may differ from what was previously thought
Simple leg exercises could reduce impact of sedentary lifestyles
A sedentary lifestyle can cause an impairment of the transport of blood around the body, which increases the risk of disease in the heart and blood vessels. New research published in Experimental Physiology suggests that performing simple leg exercises whilst lying down might help to prevent these problems.
Potential new drug may reduce cardiovascular risk by targeting gut microbes
Ageing overweight scuba divers at risk of underwater heart attack
Death rates from heart failure higher for women than men
Treating atrial fibrillation with ablation reduces mortality and stroke
In women, even mild sleep problems may raise blood pressure
Can older, frail patients benefit from 'prehabilitation' before heart surgery?
Exercise makes the blood of obese people healthier
Dementia can be caused by hypertension
A new study in Cardiovascular Research, published by Oxford University Press, indicates that patients with high blood pressure are at a higher risk of developing dementia. This research also shows that an MRI can be used to detect very early signatures of neurological damage in people with high blood pressure before any symptoms of dementia occur.