The Nefer sign symbolizes the heart & the trachea in ancient Egypt

Tue, 13 Sep 2022 - 06:38 GMT

The Nefer sign symbolizes the heart & the trachea in ancient Egypt

360k patients on critical condition lists undergo surgeries

Sun, 12 Jan 2020 - 01:21 GMT

Cardiac catheterizations and eye procedures make up 40 percent and 34 percent of the surgeries, respectively.

232K critical condition patients on waiting lists undergo surgeries

Wed, 11 Sep 2019 - 03:53 GMT

Since its launching last year, the initiative aimed at treating all critical conditions on waiting lists free of charge resulted in carrying out 232,633 surgeries.

Are lonely hearts prone to cardiovascular disease?

Tue, 27 Mar 2018 - 11:11 GMT

Feeling lonely contributes less to the risk of cardiovascular disease than recent research suggests, scientists said Tuesday.

Married heart patients more likely than singles to survive

Fri, 05 Jan 2018 - 11:34 GMT

People with heart disease have better long-term survival odds when they are married, a recent U.S. study suggests.

Slightly elevated blood sugar not tied to higher risk of heart attack

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 - 09:18 GMT

For people who already have cardiovascular problems, having high blood sugar below the cutoff for diabetes diagnosis doesn’t raise the risk of potentially fatal heart “events,”.

Risk of irregular heart rhythm rises with weight and age

Sun, 29 Oct 2017 - 10:44 GMT

The risk of developing an irregular heart rhythm increases as people age and become overweight or obese, spiking after age 50 for men and age 60 for women, a recent study suggests.