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News tag: coronary disease


Spending too long sitting damages your heart health, despite exercise

6 Mar, 2015 | by Gabriel Rosoga | 0 comments
Sitting for many hours per day is associated with increased coronary artery calcification that can increase the risk of a heart attack, says a new study. Exercise does not majorly counteract the health effects of a sedentary lifestyle on coronary calciumĀ build up. An examination of heart scans and physical activity…


Stress escalades heart disease in women

17 Nov, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Young women suffering from heart disease are more likely than men of same age to have a reduced blood flow to their heart, similar to that resulting from emotional stress, new research shows. "Women who develop heart disease at a younger age make up a special high risk group because…


Heart attacks triggered more by lifestyle factors and less by genetic factors

21 Oct, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Triggering heart attacks, lifestyle factors such as poor diet, smoking and lack of exercise have a greater influence than family history, a new study unveiled. For a long time, family history and genetics have been associated with heart attacks, but this is no longer as valid as previously believed, researchers…