Short People At Higher Risk Of Heart Problems

Short people at higher risk of heart problems

Short people have a 50 percent higher risk of having a heart problem or dying from one, when compared to tall people, a new study says, though weight, blood pressure and smoking habits remain more important factors. Heart disease - Blood pressure - Health - Conditions and Diseases - Cardiovascular Disorders

Sections:  news   living   
Topics:  blood pressure   health   heart   heart disease   heart problem   height   short people   smoking   weight   
RELATED ARTICLES
  • Most people aren't meeting exercise guidelines
    Most adults in the USA aren't meeting the federal physical activity recommendations for both aerobic exercise and muscle-strengthening activity, according to government statistics out today. About 79% of adults don't meet the physical activity guidelines that advise getting at least 2½ hours a week of moderate-intensity aerobic activity such as brisk walking, or one hour and 15 minutes a week of vigorous-intensity aerobic activity, such as jogging. More
  • US suicide rate rose sharply among middle-aged
    Health officials say suicides among middle-aged Americans climbed at a startling rate over the past decade, a period that included the recession. Overall, the suicide rate for the age group jumped 28 percent from 1999 to 2010. And among whites, it shot up 40 percent.... More
  • Cost of feeding a family of four: $146 to $289 a week
    Latest statistics give a range of prices for feeding a family of four a healthy diet. The cost of feeding a family of four a healthy diet can run $146 to $289 a week, according to the latest numbers from the U.S. More
  • 2-year-old girl gets windpipe made from stem cells
    A 2-year-old girl born without a windpipe now has a new one grown from her own stem cells, the youngest patient in the world to benefit from the experimental treatment.... More
  • Study: New bird flu jumped directly from chickens
    Chinese scientists have for the first time found strong evidence of how humans got infected with a new strain of bird flu: from chickens at a live market. In a small study of four patients who caught the new H7N9 virus, Chinese scientists compared swabs from birds at live markets in eastern China to virus samples from patients. More
BING NEWS:
  • AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s dubious claims on health care, court
    President Donald Trump isn’t providing all the facts when he promises that people with preexisting medical problems will always be covered by health insurance if “Obamacare” is ruled ...
    09/28/2020 - 2:29 am | View Link
  • Hormone Therapy Still Touted for Menopause Symptoms: What Women Should Know
    Experts say hormone therapies such as estrogen and progestin work best when started while women are going through menopause and used for only a short period of time.
    09/28/2020 - 2:18 am | View Link
  • AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s dubious claims on health care, court | Raleigh News & Observer
    President Donald Trump isn’t providing all the facts when he promises that people with preexisting medical problems will always be covered by health insurance if “Obamacare” is ruled unconstitutional.
    09/27/2020 - 5:31 pm | View Link
  • Breastfeeding may protect against heart disease: study
    US researchers found a 'significant' association in almost 7,000 people between birth weight or duration of breastfeeding and higher levels of C-reactive protein (CRP), an indicator of inflammation, i ...
    09/27/2020 - 4:18 pm | View Link
  • Doing This for Just Minutes a Day Can Improve Your Health
    There are dozens of easy and effective ways you can seriously improve your health in fifteen minutes—or even less—per day.
    09/27/2020 - 12:16 am | View Link
  • More

 

Comment On This Story

Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More Living News