Which heart disease is the worst in America?

The Mayo Clinic reports that in the United States, more than two out of three Americans suffer from coronary artery disease, or coronary heart disease.It is estimated that there are 1.4 million people with coronary heart diseases in the country, […]

What’s in a name? The names of heart diseases in Australia

The name of an Australian disease is often a clue to its origins.In the UK, it’s called coronary heart disease and the name of a South African disease is syphilis.But what about in Australia?A few of the country’s more than […]

Canadian researchers find links between blood pressure and type 2 diabetes in Asian-Canadian population

The authors found that people with high blood pressure, and even low blood pressure levels, were more likely to have diabetes than those with low blood pressures.In contrast, people with low systolic blood pressure were more than twice as likely […]

What you need to know about chagas fever and how to prevent it

Heart disease is an autoimmune disease that can cause inflammation and lead to heart failure.A high body weight, low HDL cholesterol and high blood pressure all contribute to a heart attack.It can also cause inflammation in the arteries.It’s also linked […]