How you cook can increase your risk of the deadly condition

This Morning: Dr Chris discusses heart disease

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Insightful research – published in the British Medical Journal – drew attention to what contributes to heart disease; and while it’s no surprise that it’s linked to diet, the way you cook has an influence. Fried food intake was linked to a heightened risk of heart disease, with every additional 114g serving increasing the risk even more. The association between fried food consumption and heart disease risk was based on pooled data from 17 studies.

Combining the dataset from all 17 studies meant the details of 562,445

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Young people are experiencing rare cases of heart inflammation after getting coronavirus vaccines, but doctors say the risk of COVID-19 is far greater

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Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine. Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images

  • Young people who got COVID-19 vaccines have reported higher rates of heart inflammation.

  • The CDC is investigating whether there’s a link between the Pfizer and Moderna shots and these events.

  • Even if there is a link, doctors said, the risk from COVID-19 is far greater than from the vaccines.

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Young people who received the Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna coronavirus vaccines have reported higher-than-usual rates of heart inflammation and swelling, US health officials said on Thursday.

The findings are preliminary and

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Eating This Nut Once a Week Slashes Your Heart Disease Risk, Study Says

We all know we should be trying to fit more fruits and vegetables into our daily diet, but that’s easier said than done. Try as we might, eating certain foods every singly day doesn’t always pan out. But what about keeping up with a weekly habit? Not only is that significantly more manageable, but the health benefits may be just as enticing. One study found that eating a particular type of nut just once a week could substantially improve your heart health. Read on to find out which type of nut you should add to your diet to slash your

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A fatty heart puts your health at risk, regardless of your weight. Here’s how to avoid it | Health

While people may assume only those who are overweight have to worry about the impact of a fatty heart, the reality is that thin people can also have this sometimes life-threatening condition.

“We know that being obese doubles the risk of heart failure,” said study author Dr. Satish Kenchaiah, associate professor of medicine and cardiology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York. “But we found that having excess pericardial fat further enhances this risk, above and beyond the heart failure risk associated with well-known obesity indicators, such as body mass index and waist circumference.”

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If You Have This Blood Type, Your Heart Attack Risk Is Higher, Study Says

Your heart health is one of the most important things you need to maintain—heart disease has been the leading cause of death globally, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). But you should be especially cognizant of your chances of having a heart attack, as these cardiovascular events are responsible for nearly 85 percent of all heart disease deaths. And according to January research, your blood type could actually increase your heart attack risk. Read on to find out if you should be concerned, and for more on your heart health, The Size of This Body Part Could Mean

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Good cholesterol may also increase your risk of heart attack, according to this study

We have often heard about good cholesterol and how it can protect our heart health. However, a study led by a team of researchers has now demonstrated that not all good cholesterol is healthy.

The study led by the Hospital del Mar Medical Research Institute (IMIM) in Spain was published in the journal Metabolism, Clinical and Experimental.

Although drugs that lower bad cholesterol reduce cardiovascular risk, those that raise good cholesterol have not proven effective in reducing the risk of heart disease.

This paradox has called into question the relationship between good cholesterol and cardiovascular risk, and researchers are

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