Those who exercise either early or late in the morning were 11% and 16% respectively at a lower risk of coronary artery disease. Those who exercise later in the morning were 17% less likely to have a stroke than those in the control group.
Two-minute bursts of vigorous physical activity totaling 16 minutes per week were associated with an 18% reduced risk of death and a 15% reduced risk of cardiovascular disease. Burst exercise up to 53 minutes per week is linked to a 36% lower risk of death from any health cause.
Drinking at least two cups of coffee a day, even instant coffee was associated with increased longevity and a lower risk of cardiovascular disease.
Drinking up to three cups of coffee a day can help decrease the risk of stroke and cardiovascular disease, researchers report.
Frequent consumption of alcohol during adolescence and young adulthood was associated with accelerated arterial stiffening, a precursor of cardiovascular disease.
Higher than average blood pressure during middle age is associated with an increased risk of and more extensive brain damage in old age.
Men have higher concentrations of ACE2 in their blood than women. As ACE2 enables coronavirus to infect cells, the findings may explain why men are more susceptible to COVID-19 infection than women.
Study adds to a growing body of evidence that stress in the workplace, coupled with impaired sleep, increases the risk of cardiovascular disease and coronary mortality, especially in hypersensitive workers.
A new study reports people with a non-O blood group have higher risk of heart attack.