High protein diet may cause heart failure
The Atkins diet may raise the risk of fatal heart disease, according to a new study.Analysis of more than 2,440 men found that those with a high protein intake faced a 33 per cent increased risk of developing heart failure, where the organ is unable to pump sufficient blood and oxygen around the body.
Unmarried heart patients face higher risk of death
Compared to married heart disease patients, being unmarried was associated with a higher risk of dying, according to new research in Journal of the American Heart Association...
Could decreases in temperature cause heart failure and death?
An increase in hospitalization and death in elderly patients with heart failure could be associated with changes in temperature and atmospheric pressure, according to a new study in Environment International journal.
Umbilical cords could provide life-saving blood for patients with fatal heart failure
Cells from newborns' umbilical cords could provide a lifesaving treatment for heart failure patients, a study has found.
Sticking plaster using stem cells from patient's own thigh could beat heart failure
They glued the patch to the surface of the heart where it shored up damaged areas, helping the existing heart tissue to perform better and so improving the patient’s health.
Seven natural diuretics to drink
Diuretics are used to rid the body of extra fluid or salt. People with high blood pressure, heart failure, swollen tissues, and kidney disease often use diuretics to treat these conditions.