Medical News Today: Exercise can halve heart attack risk in healthy people

New research, appearing in the European Heart Journal, suggests that lack of physical activity can drastically increase the risk of a heart attack in the long-term, even if there are no symptoms at present. Exercise that raises the heart rate, such as running, may cut heart attack risk by half, suggests a new study. Cardiorespiratory …

Medical News Today: Personal income may increase risk of heart disease

Income levels, if they are unstable, can easily turn into a stressor. However, the volatility of personal income could be having a more serious effect on people’s heart health. Does how much money we earn affect cardiovascular health? It is often expected that a person’s income will constantly rise until they reach retirement age. However, …

Medical News Today: Excess belly fat common in those with high heart risk

Excess waist fat is common in many people with a high risk of heart disease and stroke, according to a recent European study. New research finds that two-thirds of people at high risk of developing cardiovascular disease have excess belly fat. The study, called EUROASPIRE V, is a survey of cardiovascular disease prevention and diabetes. …