Tag Archives: heart

Are you paying attention to heart disease?

It kills more people than cancer every year, yet for many Australians, heart disease doesn’t seem to be a major cause for concern. In fact, YouGov Galaxy’s Heart Health Study — commissioned by News Corp Australia in partnership with the Heart Foundation — reveals that a staggering 51 per cent of Aussies wouldn’t be overly… Read More »

Low mobility predicts hospital readmission in older heart attack patients

Under the threat of financial penalty, hospitals are always on the lookout for ways to reduce their 30-day readmissions. For heart attack patients in particular,conducting a simple mobility test might be the best means of forecasting which patients are likely to return. Close to 20 percent of elderly adults who have suffered a heart attack… Read More »

Best supplements for the heart: Three vitamins and minerals proven to boost heart health

The heart supplies oxygen and nutrients to tissues in the body and helps remove waste substances like carbon dioxide. Not smoking and keeping active are just two ways experts recommend to keep the heart healthy. Another is to eat a healthy diet full of essential vitamins, minerals and nutrients. If a person lacks these in… Read More »