Tag Archives: Heart

Women With Heart Emergencies Less Likely to Get Proper Care

Image Women with cardiac emergencies are less likely than men to receive proper treatment when the ambulance arrives, a new study reports. The analysis, in Women’s Health Issues, used four years of data from a federal government database to compile information on out-of-hospital emergencies involving people 40 and older with chest pain or cardiac arrest.… Read More »

Sauna use linked to good heart health

Regularly sweating out in a sauna may be linked to a reduced risk of death from cardiovascular disease in the over-50s, a long-term study suggests. The lower risks for males and females associated with the amount of time spent bathing as well as frequency of use may be because they mimic the affects of mild… Read More »

Weightlifting for Your Heart

What do you do if you want to keep your heart healthy as you get older? You probably already know how important it is to eat a nutritious diet and avoid artery-clogging animal fats, lose excess weight, and get your pulse rate up with regular aerobic activities. But new research suggests that there is another… Read More »