People who breathe in a lot of other people's tobacco smoke are twice as likely to die from heart disease as those exposed to lower levels of “secondhand” smoke, according to a British study.
Eating hot dogs, bacon, sausage or deli meats increases the chance of heart disease by 42 percent, U.S. researchers said in a report out Monday.
People who work three hours or more of overtime per day run a 60-percent higher risk of bad heart problems compared to those who work regular hours, a study published in the European Heart Journal said.
High pressure jobs like nursing can increase young women's risk of heart disease and younger women appear to be more vulnerable, scientists said on Thursday.
Examining patient records to pick out those at high risk of developing heart disease is cheaper and just as effective as screening all adults aged between 40 and 74, a British study showed on Monday.
Women who consume large amounts of certain high-carbohydrate foods increase their risk of heart disease, a study said Monday.
Women who suffer a heart attack are twice as likely as men to die within the following month because they receive different medical treatment than men, researchers recently said.
Stock market slides may hurt more than your savings. New research suggests they might prompt heart attacks.
Only half of patients at high risk of heart disease are given the right targets for cutting their cholesterol and millions may suffer heart attack or stroke due to doctors' poor advice, scientists said on Thursday.