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Nuts are a good source of unsaturated fat and contain little saturated fat, they also have protein, minerals, vitamins, fibre, phytosterol, and polyphenols which benefit heart health.(Unsplash)

Eating nuts twice a week lowers heart attack risk: Study

Paris | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON SEP 01, 2019 10:59 AM IST
Nuts are a good source of unsaturated fat and contain little saturated fat, they also have protein, minerals, vitamins, fibre, phytosterol, and polyphenols which benefit heart health.
As Christmas Eve is a time to cheer, people consume excessive food, alcohol, and also travel long distances, which may up the risk of heart attack.(Unsplash)
As Christmas Eve is a time to cheer, people consume excessive food, alcohol, and also travel long distances, which may up the risk of heart attack.(Unsplash)

Heart attack risk peaks around Christmas Eve

Asian News International | By Asian News International, Washington D.c.
UPDATED ON DEC 24, 2018 03:37 PM IST
Researchers analysed 238,000 heart attacks between 1998 and 2013. While researchers found that an average of 50 heart attacks occurred per day, the number spiked to 69 on Christmas Eve, with incidents typically occurring around 10 p.m.
The study, published in the journal JCI Insight, looked at 10,000 samples to find the biomarkers that will determine whether a person is at the risk of having another heart attack.(Shutterstock)
The study, published in the journal JCI Insight, looked at 10,000 samples to find the biomarkers that will determine whether a person is at the risk of having another heart attack.(Shutterstock)

New blood test could predict second heart attack risk

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India, Melbourne
UPDATED ON SEP 08, 2018 12:54 PM IST
The blood test is proposed to be trialled in Australia over the next 2-3 years.
Bad cholesterol contributes to clogged arteries which increases the risk of heart attack and stroke.(Shutterstock)
Bad cholesterol contributes to clogged arteries which increases the risk of heart attack and stroke.(Shutterstock)

High bad cholesterol increases risk of death even for healthy people

Indo Asian News Service | By Indo Asian News Service, New York
UPDATED ON AUG 21, 2018 10:24 AM IST
Limiting saturated fat intake, maintaining a healthy weight, discontinuing tobacco use and increasing aerobic exercises help in reducing bad cholesterol levels.
Pollution can increase the risk of cardiovascular disease, including heart attacks, asthma, and chronic obstructive lung disease, while exercise is known to reduce cardiovascular disease risk.(Shutterstock)
Pollution can increase the risk of cardiovascular disease, including heart attacks, asthma, and chronic obstructive lung disease, while exercise is known to reduce cardiovascular disease risk.(Shutterstock)

Exercise can cut heart attack risk even in high air pollution areas

Press Trust of India | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 19, 2018 01:03 PM IST
Exercise can reduce risk of heart attacks, even in areas with moderate to high levels of air pollution, says a new study.
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