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Insecticides tied to heart disease deaths

According to the new study researchers from the University of lowa college of public health found that people who have been exposed to pyrethroid insecticides are three times more likely to die from Cardiovascular disease. High levels of insecticides may increase Heart Diseases. Pyrethroid insecticides make up the greatest share of commercial household insecticides, the...

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Daily Aspirin therapy prevents cardiovascular diseases

According to a study published in Annals of Internal Medicine, aspirin may benefit many patients without existing cardiovascular disease. Aspirin reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease but increases the risk for bleeding. According to a survey, researchers from the University of Auckland found that 43.6 percent of women age from 30 to 79 years without...

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Judging Your Risk Of Cardiac Ailments

The age at which an average population is detected with heart diseases, is falling tremendously day by day. Blame this on the faulty lifestyle, stress, faulty food habits but the incidence and the average age group both are alarming. There are some factors that help you decide whether you are at risk of a heart...

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Permanent Pacemaker and ICD Implantation

The natural pace maker or sinoatrial node, a specialized tissue in the heart’s right atrium helps to generate the electrical stimulus that regulates the heart beat frequency as they pass through the conduction pathway. If there is a defect in the sinoatrial node, it results in altered heart beat. If the heart beat is low...

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Tomato Pill to Keep the Cardiologist Away

“A tomato a day keeps the cardiologist at bay”. This seems to be the new mantra in the treatment of high cholesterol. Conclusive to seven years of research by scientists at Cambridge Theranostics, a Bio-Tech division of Cambridge University in UK, a pill has been developed which contains strong doses of a natural compound.  The...

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What is AVNRT?

AV nodal reentrant tachycardia (AVNRT) or atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia is a type of supraventricular tachycardia and one of the most common ones. This means it is a type of fast heart rhythm originating from above the ventricles. This is felt as a series of fast, regular,palpitations which start and stops abruptly. Women experience this arrythmia...

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What is Home Monitoring?

Heart patients, who are living with implanted devices and have to see their doctors often for regular checkups, have got a reason to relax now. They can get their checkups done without running to their doctors each time. They need not worry if their doctors are travelling and are not available to look at their...

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Why Coronary and Non Coronary Circulations are Essential?

Heart is the muscular organ which is very much essential for human survival as it constantly pumps and supplies oxygenated blood to tissues and collects deoxygenated blood from tissues and sends it to the lungs for the purpose of purification. For the proper functioning of the heart, the inevitable element is oxygen that is supplied...

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Viagra And Pulmonary Hypertension

Viagra is know for its positive effects against ED (erectile dysfunction). Now the drug is also being administered for pulmonary hypertension and has been identified to be therapeutically effective against several other conditions such as Mountain sickness, Raynaud’s phenomenon, heart disease, and more. Here is a report. Harvard Men’s Health Watch has published a report...

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Annual Flu Vaccination for Heart Healthy Life

The research presented during the 2012 Canadian Cardiovascular Congress suggests that influenza or flu vaccination not only protects from flu but also could decrease heart related diseases. Dr. Jacob A Udell, MD, a clinical investigator at Women’s College Hospital, Toronto, Canada and his colleagues through their study discovered that flu shot reduces the risk of...