Heart disease trends:
Almost 1 in 5 of us will see someone collapse because their heart has stopped – but many of us will not give them potentially life-saving CPR, experts say.
The ups and downs of married life may affect key risk factors for men's heart health, researchers say.
Lowering blood pressure and reducing cholesterol are 2 important ways of keeping your heart healthy, but experts say taking up meditation could also help.
Researchers say they have developed a blood test that can speedily determine whether a patient has had a heart attack or not.
Everyday activities can be just as good for your heart as gym membership, according to researchers.
One in 10 men aged 50 have hearts that are effectively 10 years older, say health experts.
Going to university may reduce your risk of developing heart disease, a study suggests.
Ground breaking study finds that anti-inflammatory drugs could represent a new era in reducing the risk of heart attacks and stroke
Being divorced brings a particularly high risk of dying from heart disease, say experts
There's mixed news about the effect of alcohol on health in new research - light-to-moderate drinking appears to lower the risk of early death while heavy drinking can significantly increase it.
A new study adds to the growing evidence that the possibility of being 'fat but fit' is nothing more than a myth, with results showing that carrying extra weight can increase the risk of a heart attack in otherwise healthy people.
The majority of people living with an inherited heart condition in the UK are initially misdiagnosed with another condition , say heart experts
We already know 'breast is best' for the health of mothers and babies. Now a large new study has confirmed breastfeeding has cardiovascular benefits too.
Older people who take a daily aspirin to help prevent another heart attack or stroke may have a higher than expected risk of dangerous gastrointestinal bleeding, a study shows.
Drones could be deployed to carry defibrillators to members of the public trying to help people who have had cardiac arrests, say experts.
Thousands of people may be prescribed unnecessary beta-blockers medication after a heart attack, a UK study claims.
Chocolate has been linked to a wide variety of health benefits, including lowering blood pressure and reducing the risk of heart attacks and strokes.
Routine use of common painkillers, including ibuprofen, have again been linked with a higher chance of having a heart attack.
People with a non-O blood group may have a slightly higher risk of a heart attack, according to a study.
Drinking 4 cans of energy drinks causes changes to the body's function that are more potentially serious than consuming just caffeine instead, according to a small study.
Drinking large amounts of alcohol can increase your risk of developing abnormal heart rhythms called cardiac arrhythmias, says a study.
A new study suggests that people who cycle to work have a lower risk of heart disease and cancer than other commuters.
People who exercise regularly are more likely to survive a heart attack, according to a study.
A medical conference has been told that having grey hair may increase a man's risk of heart disease.
Repeatedly losing weight but then putting it back on - known as yo-yo dieting or weight cycling - can increase a person's risk of heart attacks or strokes, according to researchers.
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