Ahmedabad: Leading cardiologists from across India debated how 'sugar might be the new cholesterol' for people at risk of heart disease, as any excess amount consumed is converted to fat!

There could be 7 million more deaths due to rising pollution levels.

Patients reaching hospitals at a later stage a major reason for this, says a contributor to the global study

Heart failure (HF) is a major cause of disability and premature mortality. Heart failure is a condition where heart cannot pump enough blood to meet the body's requirements.

The prevalence of overweight and obesity is increasing worldwide.1 Epidemiologic studies have identified high body-mass index (BMI, the weight in kilograms divided by the square of the height in meters) as a risk factor for an expanding set of chronic diseases, including cardiovascular disease,2,3 diabetes mellitus, chronic kidney disease,2 many cancers,4 and an array of musculoskeletal disorders.5,6 As the global health community works to develop treatments and prevention policies to address obesity, timely information about levels of high BMI and health effects at the population level is

Large socio-economic disparities exist in US dietary habits and cardiovascular disease (CVD) mortality. While economic incentives have demonstrated success in improving dietary choices, the quantitative impact of different dietary policies on CVD disparities is not well established. We aimed to quantify and compare the potential effects on total CVD mortality and disparities of specific dietary policies to increase fruit and vegetable (F&V) consumption and reduce sugar-sweetened beverage (SSB) consumption in the US.

Diesel pollution is linked with heart damage, according to research by the European Society of Cardiology in collaboration with the William Harvey Research Institute, Queen Mary University of Londo

It was found that those in the 20-30 age group suffered from hypertension because of irregular sleeping pattern, untimely food habits and eating junk food.

India is set to embark on the largest-ever screening of its population for hypertension in one go.

It is long known that air pollution causes serious health risks and can trigger fatal heart attacks and strokes.