Home > Medical > Heart Health > News News All sections in Heart » About Heart » Children & Heart Disease » Congenital Heart Disease » Emergency Treatment » FAQs » Diet and your Heart » Health Tips » Heart and Exercise » Heart Attack » Heart Transplants » After a Heart Attack » Multimedia » Heart News » Obesity » Smoking & your Heart » Stress & your Heart » Tests & Procedures » The Heart in Space » Treatment » Women & Heart Disease Hungry Lion's stunt ignores SA health issues Should we really be ignoring our health by celebrating with fast food and fizzy drinks this Heritage Day? Self-winding pacemaker needs no battery Swiss engineers are aiming to develop a pacemaker that runs on the principle of a self-winding wristwatch, thereby avoiding the need for a battery. Pre-term or small birth tied to long-term risks to heart, brain New studies suggest that premature babies and babies with low birth weight may have a greater risk of heart disease in the long term. Ask Cardiologist » Quiz Is your diet heart-healthy? » Quiz Could I have high cholesterol? » Subscribe Newsletters » Simple tips on keeping a healthy heart 7 steps to a healthier heart Heavy patients with heart risks need counselling Intensive behavioural counselling about diet or exercise can help lower overweight patients' risk for heart problems. Huge discrepancies in heart disease deaths in Europe Researchers found that deaths from heart disease and stroke in some European countries were declining, whereas in Russia there was no sign of a letup. Study links antibiotic to heart death risk Danish researchers say that use of the antibiotic clarithromycin is associated with a 76-percent higher risk of cardiac death, compared to use of penicillin V. Good neighbours are good for your heart A recent study indicates that having good neighbours and feeling connected to others in the local community may help to curb an individual's heart attack risk. 10% of city kids allergic to milk, eggs and peanuts One in ten children who live in cities have allergies... Kimberley woman undergoes heart surgery by accident A Kimberley woman accidently underwent heart surgery when she was mistaken for another patient. Carl Pistorius out of ICU after crash Carl Pistorius, brother of murder-accused paralympian Oscar Pistorius, has been discharged from ICU following an accident outside Modimolle, Limpopo, his family said on Tuesday. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Exam stress – a challenge for the whole family Cardiovascular risk factors Take care of your teeth. Anytime. Anywhere. Like us on facebook!