COVID can cause heart inflammation, abnormal heart rhythms, blood clots in the legs and lungs, stroke, and heart failure.
Walking is an easy exercise for everyone to do.
But more intense exercises – such as weightlifting – are still important for health and fitness.
Some people turn to a vegan diet in the hopes it will benefit their heart health.
Cutting out dairy, eggs and meat is thought to prevent and reverse heart disease. But as our latest study shows, the evidence doesn’t back this claim up.
Water-based exercises have many benefits.
Our study is the first to directly show that swimming, aqua-aerobics and other water workouts offer as many benefits to cardiovascular health as exercising in a gym.
Patients who were overweight and obese had lower mortality rates following cardiac surgery than those with BMIs in the normal or underweight range.
For patients recovering from heart surgery, being overweight or moderately obese appears to be an advantage over being underweight or even having a normal BMI.
It’s fun, affordable, portable and good for your health.
Jumping rope is short on time, fun, and good for your heart health.
Residents of St. John’s, NL dig out after a major storm in January 2020.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
Shovelling snow is excellent exercise that works the upper and lower body. However, it’s important to remember that digging out from a storm pushes many people to their maximal fitness capacity.
Learning health habits in your teens can help protect you from developing heart disease in adulthood.
We found that 13- and 14-year-old teens from deprived areas already showed signs of developing heart disease – but also made some surprising discoveries about what factors can lead to a healthy heart.
That two-week beach vacation you’ve been dreaming of could have long-term effects on your health.
Moving daily is essential to keeping ourselves healthy.
Taking a reading.
How to interpret the readings to tell if you have high blood pressure.
The first half of 2019 is the equal hottest on record and summer is set to be a scorcher.
Average temperatures in Australia are already high by international standards, but what happens when they continue to rise? How much heat can our bodies withstand?
Women have heart attacks too and can have different symptoms to men, like jaw pain, breathlessness or nausea, as well as the familiar chest pain. So why don’t we see this on TV?
It’s time characters on TV reflected not only women’s experience of heart disease but those of men from diverse backgrounds if we want to prevent more people dying from heart disease.
It is hard for doctors to change their clinical practise in the light of new medical evidence. Shame, loss of professional self-worth and fear of malpractice lawsuits are some of the reasons.
Evidence now shows that for the majority of healthy people, the risks of bleeding with a daily Aspirin outweigh any heart benefits. How long will it take for your doctor to tell you?
The Grinch as depicted in the recently released movie ‘The Grinch.’
Dr. Seuss’ most famous character has a lot to teach us about heart.
Should we all be consuming the low-fat versions?
Five experts were divided on whether or not we should choose the “light"dairy option.