Navigation Links
Lonely hearts face heart risks more, says study

People who live alone are twice as likely to have serious heart problems as those who live with a partner, says a new study//.

According to a study published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, Danish researchers surveyed around 1,38,000 adults between the ages of 30 and 69 living in one area of Denmark and found that certain heart disease risk factors may be more common in the lifestyles of people who live alone.

Doctors in India believe that the findings of the Danish study are applicable on all human beings across the world. "This study almost confirms what we doctors knew for a long time," says Dr JPS Sawhney of Sir Ganga Ram Hospital here.

According to doctors here, risk factors like obesity, smoking and high cholesterol, which eventually result in various heart ailments, are more dominant in singles.

"In cases when people are divorced, or their spouses are dead or they have deliberately chosen a single life, their chances of developing cardio-vascular diseases significantly increases. In fact, the mortality rate of such persons is more," says Dr Sawhney.

Researchers say results of the study suggest that doctors should take a patient's living situation a well as his/her age and other established risk factors into account when assessing hs/ her risk of heart disease.

Source:(PTI News)
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Being Lonely is gene regulated
2. Too Much PC Gaming Makes Children Lonely and Sick
3. Adults Who Go to Bed Lonely Get Stress Hormone Boost Next Morning
4. A (hearts) thumbs up for cardiologists in heart examinations
5. Starvation in pregnant women can cause heart disease to their children
6. Individuals with sleep related breathing disorders more prone to heart disease
7. And now they say infections can cause heart disease!!!!
8. And now they say infections can cause heart disease!!!!
9. Award for TTK Chitra heart valve prosthesis
10. Eat greens to have a ever green heart
11. Asthma! A new warning for heart disease
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:5/27/2016)... SC (PRWEB) , ... May 27, 2016 , ... ... a line of classic American timber frame barn kits, which can be found on ... are inspired by historic American barn plans, and they highlight the craftsmanship of timber ...
(Date:5/27/2016)... ... ... An influential resource amongst nurses and professionals in the health care world, ... of topics detailing why we appreciate nurses in so many different ways. From exclusive ... being in a major recession to one of the hottest growing professions in any ...
(Date:5/27/2016)... ... May 27, 2016 , ... An ... bolstered by inspiring human-interest stories, courtesy of awareness-driven celebrities and thought leaders. It ... leading advocates, associations and industry leaders such as Bioness. , As patients ...
(Date:5/27/2016)... , ... May 27, 2016 , ... ... installment is bolstered by inspiring human interest stories, courtesy of leaders in the ... and tech within the industry, from leading advocates and associations—namely Jones & Bartlett ...
(Date:5/27/2016)... ... May 27, 2016 , ... ... the pharmaceutical, medical and food industries. Aside from its GMP accreditation, Validation Center ... proof of successfully certified products, services and staff. , Validation Center is ISO17025 ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/25/2016)... -- MedDay, a biotechnology company focused on the ... entitled "High doses of biotin in progressive multiple sclerosis: extension ... Professor Ayman Tourbah , Principal Investigator of the Phase ... of Neurology (EAN) in Copenhagen, Denmark . ... place on Sunday, 29 May 2016 from 14:45 to 16:15 ...
(Date:5/24/2016)... 2016 Niederländische Chirurgen haben ... es Ärzten erlaubt, ihre Expertise weltweit zu teilen ... Live Streaming mit einer Instant-Messaging-Funktion und der Möglichkeit, ... in Europa, Afrika, Asien und den ... Plattform registriert. Information und Weiterbildung   ...
(Date:5/24/2016)...   , Study met both ... superiority in , Excellent plus Good ... of the ascending colon   , ... today announced new positive data from the phase III MORA study ... 2 litre PEG with ascorbate. The study met both primary endpoints ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: