cardiovascular disease

Cardiovascular diseases: A rising concern for young people

“I never imagined that I would have a heart problem.”

Women in Cardiology: Where are we now?

When it comes to choosing a career, women are traditionally thought to be only eligible for a few professions. Cardiology is one such area where women’s involvement is less noticeable than that of men.

Heart treatment still Dhaka-centric

Seventy-year-old Abul Khaer, a resident of Nabinagar in Brahmanbaria, felt chest pain at midnight recently. His family waited till morning before taking him to a private hospital in Homna upazila of Cumilla, a two-hour drive from their home.

Coronary heart disease – things you must know

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the number one cause of death globally. Study shows that with certain precautions, one can significantly lower the risk of having a heart attack. A description of the causes, symptoms, preventive measures and other important facts about heart diseases has been provided below.

Did British colonialism make South Asians prone to diabetes, cardiovascular diseases?

South Asians, especially people from India, Bangladesh and Pakistan, are six times more likely to develop type 2 diabetes compared to Europeans.

Giving birth increases risk of heart disease and stroke

Chinese researchers finds that giving birth may increase a woman's risk of heart disease and stroke by 14 percent compared to having no children.

2 in 3 people with type 2 diabetes have cardiovascular disease risk factors

The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) in partnership with Novo Nordisk has announced the results from the ‘Taking Diabetes to Heart’ survey recently.

'Healthily obese' women at risk of cardiovascular disease

New European research finds that women who are obese but metabolically healthy still have a higher risk of developing cardiovascular disease than metabolically healthy women who are of a normal weight.

Even low levels of physical activity can reduce cardiovascular risk in seniors

New European research finds that when it comes to exercising in our senior years, something is better than nothing for reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease.

September 29, 2022
September 29, 2022

Cardiovascular diseases: A rising concern for young people

“I never imagined that I would have a heart problem.”

September 29, 2022
September 29, 2022

Heart treatment still Dhaka-centric

Seventy-year-old Abul Khaer, a resident of Nabinagar in Brahmanbaria, felt chest pain at midnight recently. His family waited till morning before taking him to a private hospital in Homna upazila of Cumilla, a two-hour drive from their home.

September 29, 2022
September 29, 2022

Women in Cardiology: Where are we now?

When it comes to choosing a career, women are traditionally thought to be only eligible for a few professions. Cardiology is one such area where women’s involvement is less noticeable than that of men.

June 5, 2022
June 5, 2022

Coronary heart disease – things you must know

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the number one cause of death globally. Study shows that with certain precautions, one can significantly lower the risk of having a heart attack. A description of the causes, symptoms, preventive measures and other important facts about heart diseases has been provided below.

March 17, 2022
March 17, 2022

Did British colonialism make South Asians prone to diabetes, cardiovascular diseases?

South Asians, especially people from India, Bangladesh and Pakistan, are six times more likely to develop type 2 diabetes compared to Europeans.

December 21, 2018
December 21, 2018

Giving birth increases risk of heart disease and stroke

Chinese researchers finds that giving birth may increase a woman's risk of heart disease and stroke by 14 percent compared to having no children.

October 7, 2018
October 7, 2018

2 in 3 people with type 2 diabetes have cardiovascular disease risk factors

The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) in partnership with Novo Nordisk has announced the results from the ‘Taking Diabetes to Heart’ survey recently.

June 1, 2018
June 1, 2018

'Healthily obese' women at risk of cardiovascular disease

New European research finds that women who are obese but metabolically healthy still have a higher risk of developing cardiovascular disease than metabolically healthy women who are of a normal weight.

November 24, 2017
November 24, 2017

Even low levels of physical activity can reduce cardiovascular risk in seniors

New European research finds that when it comes to exercising in our senior years, something is better than nothing for reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease.

November 12, 2017
November 12, 2017

Air pollution linked to osteoporosis-related bone fractures

Beyond the risks of cardiovascular disease, respiratory disease and even cancer, living in a highly polluted zone for a significant time could increase the risk of osteoporosis-related bone fracture, especially in older people, according to two new American studies published in the journal The Lancet Planetary Health.

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