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Large-Scale Study Finds Ground Coffee Linked to Longer Lifespan
Large-Scale Study Finds Ground Coffee Linked to Longer Lifespan
While exercising, getting enough sleep, and limiting alcohol intake are good ways to lengthen lifespan, experts have discovered you can also drink yourself to longevity with the help ...
09-28-2022
Why Are Stents Still Used If They Don’t Work?
Why Are Stents Still Used If They Don’t Work?
Over and over, studies have shown that doctors tend to make different clinical decisions for patients based on how much they will get paid personally. In 2007, we ...
09-27-2022
Expensive Medical Treatments Discourage Lifestyle Changes
Expensive Medical Treatments Discourage Lifestyle Changes
In this series we explore ways medical science, and modern medicine and lifestyles have taken us to an unhealthy extreme—and what alternatives and solutions may exist. It's no ...
09-26-2022
The Medicine Cabinet: Ask the Harvard Experts: Track Your Heart Rate for Fitness and Heart Health
The Medicine Cabinet: Ask the Harvard Experts: Track Your Heart Rate for Fitness and Heart Health
Q: How does tracking your heart rate provide information about your heart health? A: Checking your heart rate at rest and with exercise can provide information about your ...
09-25-2022
Could Chowing Down on Cocoa Fix Your Heart?
Could Chowing Down on Cocoa Fix Your Heart?
Flavanols from cocoa have emerged as a superfood for your heart, reducing death from cardiovascular disease as well as the incidence of heart attacks and stroke. STORY AT-A-GLANCE ...
09-25-2022
Could Artificial Sweeteners Be Bad for Your Heart?
Could Artificial Sweeteners Be Bad for Your Heart?
Artificial sweeteners are a popular way to try to keep slim, but French researchers suggest they may also increase your risk for a heart attack or stroke. The ...
09-23-2022
How Many Steps a Day (and How Fast) to Lengthen Your Life?
How Many Steps a Day (and How Fast) to Lengthen Your Life?
There's an easy way to reduce your risk for dementia, heart disease, and cancer: Start walking. Getting in those recommended 10,000 steps a day makes a real difference, new ...
09-22-2022
Poorer Heart Health in Midlife Linked to Greater Brain Aging in Later Life
Poorer Heart Health in Midlife Linked to Greater Brain Aging in Later Life
A new study from a team of researchers from University College London (UCL) has found a link between heart health and brain aging. Researchers used MRI scans to ...
09-15-2022
Your Blood Type Might Predict Your Risk of Stroke: New Study
Your Blood Type Might Predict Your Risk of Stroke: New Study
Did you know that blood type may predict the risk of early stroke before age 60? A new meta-analysis led by University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) ...
09-14-2022
How to Keep Moving as You Age
How to Keep Moving as You Age
A recent study published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine gives an eye-opening insight into balance and health. Researchers asked participants between the ages of 51 and 75 ...
09-14-2022
Stents Show No Benefit in Treating Heart Failure
Stents Show No Benefit in Treating Heart Failure
Every year, 60,000 people in the UK are diagnosed with heart failure, and many are treated with stents. It's in a large new study published in the New ...
09-11-2022
Nitric Oxide: The Free Radical You Need
Nitric Oxide: The Free Radical You Need
The health benefits of nitric oxide (NO) may not be as well known as those of popular nutrients such as iron or vitamin C, but that doesn’t mean ...
09-4-2022
For Stable Heart Disease, Does Stent Placement Do More Harm Than Good?
For Stable Heart Disease, Does Stent Placement Do More Harm Than Good?
The controversy surrounding the proper treatment of stable heart disease was highlighted some years ago, when former President George W. Bush decided to have a stent placed, even ...
08-31-2022
Regenerative Properties of the Newborn Heart Offers Hope for Those With Congenital Heart Disease
Regenerative Properties of the Newborn Heart Offers Hope for Those With Congenital Heart Disease
Researchers from the Murdoch's Children Research Institute (MCRI) are developing new treatments for congenital heart disease that could enable children born with birth defects can regenerate the damaged ...
08-29-2022
6 Top Reasons to Try Grape Seed Extract
6 Top Reasons to Try Grape Seed Extract
Grape seed extract, made from crushed grape seeds, contains high levels of proanthocyanidins, polyphenols that give grapes their deep red and purple hues. Heralded for its strong antioxidant ...
08-28-2022
Smoking Can Really Weaken the Heart
Smoking Can Really Weaken the Heart
Smoking is even worse for your heart than you might already think, new Danish research warns. "It is well known that smoking causes blocked arteries, leading to coronary ...
08-26-2022
Unpopular Vegetables Top Clot-Busters, Research Says
Unpopular Vegetables Top Clot-Busters, Research Says
Researchers in Australia have found that some of the most unpopular vegetables may help reduce the risk or even reverse the effects of stroke. Sydney-based Heart Research Institute ...
08-24-2022
The Nordic Diet
The Nordic Diet
Every month, there seems to be a new diet doing the rounds online. One of the latest is the Nordic diet, which some claim could be better for ...
08-21-2022
Health Risks Linked to Leaving Lights on at Night
Health Risks Linked to Leaving Lights on at Night
Ensuring your bedroom is pitch black at night—without light exposure from a television, window, cellphone, or even your alarm clock—is a simple way to reduce your risk of ...
08-19-2022
Can Your Smartphone Spot a Narrowed Neck Artery?
Can Your Smartphone Spot a Narrowed Neck Artery?
By Cara Murez A smartphone video could detect a blocked blood vessel in your neck that could cause a stroke, a new study suggests. The American Heart Association ...
08-17-2022
Are High-Tech Blood Pressure Monitors Really Worth It?
Are High-Tech Blood Pressure Monitors Really Worth It?
By Denise Mann When it comes to taking your blood pressure at home, smart devices with lots of bells and whistles are no better than old-school monitors, which ...
08-17-2022
Watch Out for the Warning Signs of Heart Failure
Watch Out for the Warning Signs of Heart Failure
By Cara Murez Heart failure can develop at any age, but it can be prevented or treated, one cardiologist says. Heart failure happens when the heart becomes too ...
08-16-2022
Reduce Your Risk of Heart Disease by Eating Two Delicious Fruits Loaded With an Essential Mineral for Heart Health
Reduce Your Risk of Heart Disease by Eating Two Delicious Fruits Loaded With an Essential Mineral for Heart Health
Stunning research from the University of Alabama at Birmingham is showing that the consumption of enough potassium – an essential mineral – can actually reduce the risk of heart disease. ...
08-15-2022
Self-Employed Women Are Often Healthier: Study
Self-Employed Women Are Often Healthier: Study
Women who are their own bosses might have healthier hearts to show for it, a new study suggests. The study, of more than 4,600 working U.S. women, found ...
08-10-2022