heart failure

Beetroot supplements increase exercise capacity after heart failure

Beetroot juice supplements may help enhance exercise capacity in patients with heart failure, according to a new study published in…

Struggling to lose weight? ‘Maintain, don’t gain’ to avoid heart failure

Gaining weight – even a small amount – may alter the structure and function of heart muscle, according to a…

There is a remedy for heart failure — why hasn’t the NHS adopted it?

For most of us, the tragic events in Syria were shocking. Sarin gas caused the innocent victims’ bodies and lungs…

alcohol

Moderate drinking is good for the heart. Why won’t public health admit it?

A new study in the British Medical Journal has found that moderate drinkers have a lower risk of heart attack,…

heart failure survival

Are heart failure survival rates still stuck in the 1990s?

Heart failure survival rates have not improved since 1998, a study at the University of Oxford has suggested. (But read…

George Michael

Why did George Michael’s heart fail?

There is still a huge amount of speculation about the exact reason George Michael died at the early age of…

Painkillers like ibuprofen ‘increase risk of heart failure’. But we don’t have to stop taking them

Using common anti-inflammatory painkillers is linked to an increased risk of heart failure, according to research published in the British…

Stem cell therapy appears to reduce deaths from heart failure

Injecting adult stem cells into the heart could potentially halve the number of deaths from heart failure, a study has…

Moderate drinkers are less likely to suffer heart attacks than teetotallers

People who drink regularly are less prone to heart failure and heart attacks than teetotallers, according to research by Imre…