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News tag: heart failure


Excessive salt contained in prepackaged and processed food

6 Apr, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
In the United States, the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention send a warning regarding the high amount of salt contained in packaged and processed food. In its latest report, the US agency indicated that most of the prepackaged food at grocery store contain an unhealthy amount of salt. A…


Drinking energy drinks excessively linked to death in young individuals

2 Apr, 2015 | by Daniel Tomas | 0 comments
Consuming excessive energy drinks can trigger sudden cardiac deaths in young and healthy individuals, new study warns. As energy drinks (EDs) have a rising popularity, particularly among adolescents aged between 10 and 19 years, there is a series of serious implications for the cardiac health, researchers said. Fabian Sanchis-Gomar, of…


Staying clear of risk factors by age 45 adds heart failure free years

5 Mar, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
The effects of avoiding risk factors like obesity, hypertension, and diabetes on triggering heart failure is now quantifiable, new research shows. Author of the study indicate that people who had obesity, hypertension, and diabetes by age 45 had heart failure 11 to 13 years earlier, on average, compared with people…


Daily glass of wine reduces heart failure risk

20 Jan, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Having a small glass of wine a day benefits your health, preventing heart failure, a new study suggests. According to the study, middle-age men who drink up to seven drinks a week have a 20 percent lower risk of developing heart failure later in life compared to those who do…


Energy drinks could pose significant public health problem in young people

15 Oct, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Unless energy drinks use among young people is addressed soon, they will become a significant health problem. Energy drinks should have a cap on caffeine levels and face stringent sale and marketing regulation, United Nations researchers said. According to World Health Organization (WHO), the most important risk from high caffeine…