Heart Disease

Sep 02, 2007
To your attention we offer you a video of a heart surgery, filmed in one of the Russian clinics.

The story began when the patient (who is now the "victim" of surgeons) began feeling pain in some regions near his heart.

Aug 18, 2007
A new research has shown that due to obesity, which can lead to the metabolic syndrome, there is a high risk that children will suffer from heart disease as adults.

According to the study, if compared to healthier adults, children of school-age, having the metabolic syndrome, are at a 14.5 times higher risk for development of cardiovascular disease in the future, when they are in their 30s or 40s.

Oct 10, 2007

Two studies performed in the United States suggest that blood transfusion has a negative impact on patients due to the fact that it loses the crucial ability to bring oxygen to body tissue.

Mar 05, 2009
Marital disagreements put strain on the heart of women, not men, a new study says.
Women living in unhappy marriage are more likely to experience depression and have symptoms of metabolic syndrome, which increase their risk of heart disease, stroke and diabetes.

Jan 19, 2010
People, who spend most of their time sitting at the computer or TV, are at increased risk of numerous diseases, even if they are exercising regularly.

The research conducted by Swedish scientists at the Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, showed that one hour of sedentary time, spent on TV watching increases the risk of developing metabolic syndrome by 26 percent.

Oct 22, 2007
Taking an aspirin daily has proved to be quite effective in protecting heart and arteries, but only if you are a man.

The latest research analyzing trials of more than 100,000 patients showed that aspirin as a drug that considerably reduces the risk of heart attacks is known to be beneficial mainly for men.

Jan 12, 2010
Men, who have sex on a regular basis are less likely to develop heart disease, a new study suggests.

The 16-year study conducted at the New England Research Institute in Massachusetts included more than 1,000 men.