Tag Archives: Heart

Health chiefs announce review into deaths of up to 250 heart patients

Urgent probe launched into how 250 patients died at a scandal-hit NHS heart unit The review concerns former patients at St George’s Hospital in London Complex heart surgeries were suspended at the hospital in 2018 amid concerns  Reports last year revealed a years-long feud between cardiac surgeons The ongoing row was endangering patients’ health, experts… Read More »

Medical News Today: 7 simple steps for heart health also prevent diabetes

New research suggests that following the American Heart Association’s guidelines for maintaining heart health can also drastically reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Exercising and healthful eating are among the “simple 7” guidelines that the AHA recommend. According to the American Heart Association (AHA), there are seven cardiovascular risk factors that people can… Read More »

High-fiber diet lowers risk of heart disease, stroke, diabetes, prevents cancer, WHO says

People who eat lots of high-fiber and whole grain foods have lower risk of heart disease, stroke, diabetes and other chronic diseases than people whose diets are low in fiber, a study commissioned by the World Health Organization (WHO) says. For every 8 gram increase in fiber eaten a day, total deaths and incidences of… Read More »