Aortic stenosis is a condition in which the valve between the main pumping chamber of the heart (left ventricle) and the main artery to the body (aorta) becomes thickened with reduced mobility. This results in reduced blood flow leading to chest pain, heart failure, blackouts (syncope) or death.
March 21, 2019
How are you sleeping these days? Getting an adequate amount of sleep recharges your batteries for the coming day, ensuring that you have enough 'gas in the tank'. But did you know that sleep can also be very important for cardiovascular health?
March 14, 2019
There is much said about the benefits of tea but what is the truth as far as your heart health is concerned?
March 8, 2019
This study advances our understanding of how coronary artery disease, which is one of the major killers worldwide, should be better treated to optimise outcomes for patients.
February 6, 2019
World cancer day is on the 4th February. Despite the rapid advances in cancer detection and treatment, 9.8 million people around the world die from the disease each year.
February 1, 2019
The recommendations for adults are at least 150 minutes of heart-pumping physical activity per week. That’s at least 30 minutes, 5 times a week
January 24, 2019
It’s “Dry January” and many of us will be focused on our alcohol consumption. When we think about the effects of drinking too much alcohol, we almost always think of the liver, but alcohol can also lead to serious heart conditions and heart disease
January 16, 2019
Increasing your intake of fibre will reduce your chance of a heart attack according to a large study commissioned by the World Health Organization.
January 11, 2019
Taking steps to improve your overall fitness and exercise performance will help reduce your risk of heart disease.
January 7, 2019
A study has found that women who smoke or have diabetes are more at risk from heart attacks than male smokers or men with diabetes.
November 20, 2018