• Kids spending more time on screens - increased obesity and heart disease risks

    2 monthes ago - By News Medical

    We know the harmful effects of long screen time for children and adolescents and now the American Heart Association has come up with a recommendation to limit screen time to no more than one to two hours per day for children and adolescents. The AHA says that longer screen times for children could raise their risk of future heart disease.
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  • Exercise could limit risk of atrial fibrillation in obese people

    2 monthes ago - By News Medical

    Atrial fibrillation is an irregular and often rapid heart rate that can increase the risk of stroke, heart failure and other heart-related complications. It's more common in older people, and as it happens, in people who are obese.
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