Almost 200,000 women in Wales live with heart disease

October 3, 2017 admin 0

Almost 200,000 women in Wales are living with heart and circulatory disease, according to figures from the British Heart Foundation (BHF). About 4,500 women die […]

Statins cut heart deaths in men by 28%, study finds

September 13, 2017 admin 0

“Statins cut the risk of dying from heart disease by 28% among men, according to the longest study of its kind,” The Guardian reports. Statins […]

Anti-inflammatory drug may help prevent heart attacks

September 13, 2017 admin 0

“Anti-inflammatory drug ‘cuts heart attack risk’,” BBC News reports. A major study found canakinumab – an anti-inflammatory drug originally designed to treat rheumatoid arthritis – […]

Matt Dawson: I needed heart surgery after getting Lyme disease in London park

August 22, 2017 admin 0

Former rugby international Matt Dawson has revealed he underwent multiple heart operations after contracting Lyme disease from walking in a London Park. The England star […]

Exercise pill’ could potentially help people with heart failure

August 11, 2017 admin 0

Pill that mimics effects of going to the gym could transform lives of heart failure patients,” the Daily Mirror reports. While the news sounds promising, it […]

NHS to fund baby Oliver’s US heart operation

August 9, 2017 admin 0

The family of a baby boy who have been fundraising for him to have life-saving heart surgery in the US has been told the NHS […]

Aspirin not dangerous for heart failure patients

August 4, 2017 admin 0

Some research has raised concerns about the safety of aspirin for heart failure patients. But a new study appears to offer some reassurance. The study […]

Some types of vegetarian diet can raise heart disease risk

July 29, 2017 admin 0

“Being vegetarian isn’t always healthy: Plant-based diet may raise the risk of heart disease,” the Daily Mail reports. A US study found a vegetarian diet […]

Dementia overtakes heart disease as biggest killer

July 18, 2017 admin 0

Dementia is now the most common couse of death in England, overtaking heart disease, according to new data released by Public Health England (PHE). PHE […]