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Medical News Today: Both blood pressure numbers may predict heart disease

According to new research, both high systolic and high diastolic blood pressure can lead to heart attack and stroke. New research suggests that both blood pressure readings are equally important. Heart disease and stroke are the leading causes of death worldwide. In the United States, more than 600,000 people die of heart disease every year.… Read More »

Sex after a Heart Attack: New Guidelines

The European Society of Cardiology and the American Heart Association has come up with a document based on a consensus between doctors on how to resume a healthy sex life after having suffered a heart attack. Many patients with implantable defibrillators worry about the device firing during sex. One study found that the percentage of patients receiving a shock during sex… Read More »

Air Pollution Linked to Hypertension, Heart Diseases: Study

Air pollution (Photo Credits: ANI) New York, June 25: People who are exposed to high pollution levels are at significantly higher risk of suffering from hypertension, metabolic syndrome and heart diseases, says a new study. Air Pollution Reduces Life Expectancy of Indians by 2.6 Years. In the study, published in Journal of Public Health, the researchers… Read More »