Heart failure deaths rising in younger adults, reveals study

Death rates due to heart failure are now increasing, and this increase is most prominent among younger adults under 65, considered premature death, reports a new Northwestern Medicine study

Heart failure deaths rising in younger adults, reveals studyThis study is showing for the first time that death rates due to heart failure have been increasing since 2012. The rise in deaths comes despite significant advances in medical and surgical treatments for heart failure in the past decade. The study will be published May 6 in the Journal of the American College of […]

Stress, insomnia may triple death risk for those with hypertension

A stressful work environment coupled with a lack of sleep can result in a threefold-higher risk of cardiovascular death in people with hypertension

Stress, insomnia may triple death risk for those with hypertensionRecent research looked at how stress and insomnia affected the health of employees who have hypertension, and the news was sobering. The researchers found that in comparison with their peers who slept well and did not experience work-related stress, hypertensive employees with stress and insomnia were three times more likely to die from cardiovascular disease. […]

Living alone has an impact on your overall health, suggest Danish study

Men who lived alone had a 23 per cent increased risk for dying prematurely from any cause and a 36 per cent increased risk for cardiovascular death

Living alone has an impact on your overall health, suggest Danish studyDanish researchers began studying 3,346 men, average age 63, in 1985, tracking their health for 32 years. Over the period, 89 percent of the men died, 39 percent from cardiovascular diseases. The analysis, in European Heart Journal Quality of Care & Clinical Outcomes, controlled for a variety of health and behavioural characteristics, including body mass […]

Multivitamins have no beneficial effect on heart health, say researchers

Multivitamins are popular, but they don’t appear to boost your heart health, according to a new study. The study, which analysed information from several million people in five countries, found that taking multivitamins did not prevent heart attacks, strokes or death from heart disease

Multivitamins have no beneficial effect on heart health, say researchersPeople who take multivitamin and mineral supplements to improve their heart health may be wasting their money. According to a new report, these supplements provide no clinical benefits that prevent heart disease or cardiovascular death. The study titled ‘Multivitamins Do Not Reduce Cardiovascular Disease and Mortality and Should Not Be Taken for This Purpose’ was […]