Living next to noisy roads, train tracks, airport increases risk of developing heart disease
People who live near noisy roads, train tracks and airports are at greater risk of developing heart disease, research suggests. Experts believe a constant background drone raises the level of stress hormones to dangerous levels. This increases the burden on the body’s blood vessels and damages cells, which over time can lead to heart attacks…
Having depression, heart disease doubles death risk
While the mechanism behind the association is unknown, a new study finds that depression after being diagnosed with coronary artery disease doubles the risk of mortality.
Study shows the way stress may harm your heart
Scientists said Thursday they may have uncovered a biological explanation for the long suspected link between stress and heart disease.
Dietary magnesium reduces risk of heart disease, stroke, diabetes
A diet rich in magnesium may reduce the risk of diseases including coronary heart disease, stroke and type-2 diabetes, according to a new meta-analysis published in the open access journal BMC Medicine.
Regular medical checks to beat sudden deaths
To address the situation, the experts have recommended that Nigerians should increase their physical activity in order to protect their heart health and reduce the risk ...
Uganda bans smoking in public places
In further anti-smoking measures, the government has banned the sale of single cigarettes and tightened rules on labelling, advertising and selling tobacco to under-21s.