Heart Health

  • Common pills don’t protect diabetic hearts

    New evidence suggests that diabetic people who take aspirin or vitamins long-term are not protecting themselves against heart disease, heart attack, or stroke. Read more

  • Obesity drive goes local

    The English health service spent more than four billion pounds last year dealing with the effects of the obesity epidemic, it was annnounced today. Read more

  • Stroke risk for warfarin users

    The popular blood-thinning drug warfarin can put patients at increased risk if they suffer a haemorrhagic stroke, researchers warned today. Read more

  • Heart risk action plea

    European experts have called on the public to ensure they know what puts them at risk of heart disease. Read more

  • Supplement may aid stroke patients

    A dietary supplement containing isoflavone, a chemical present in soybeans, chickpeas, legumes and clovers, may improve arterial health among stroke patients. Read more

  • Stroke treatment improving – report

    Long-awaited improvements in the treatment of stroke are starting to take effect, a report says today. Read more

  • Brush aside heart disease

    Researchers have found a new link between gum disease and heart disease, highlighting the importance of good oral health. Read more

  • Fish oil aids heart patients

    Fish oil can be a useful treatment for heart failure patients, according to a new European study. Read more