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What happens if you do pushups every day?

NEWS - Fri, 08/23/2019 - 22:00
Pushups are a beneficial exercise that people can do every day. Pushups can increase muscle mass and cardiovascular health. Risks include back pain. Learn more here.

How do nicotine-free e-cigarettes affect blood vessels?

NEWS - Wed, 08/21/2019 - 10:00
New research looks into the short term effects of vaping on blood vessels. Nicotine-free e-cigarettes may be more harmful than experts previously believed.

Intense light may boost heart health

NEWS - Sun, 08/18/2019 - 10:00
New research in mice and humans finds that exposure to intense light therapy can boost the heart's protection against a heart attack.

Simple dietary changes may reduce cancer risk, increase lifespan

NEWS - Fri, 08/16/2019 - 10:00
The health benefits of fruit and vegetables are partly due to flavonoids. A new study concludes that consuming more flavonoids each day may extend life.

What to know about forehead veins

NEWS - Wed, 08/14/2019 - 18:00
Forehead veins may be the result of pressure, sun exposure, or pregnancy. They do not usually require treatment. Learn more about forehead veins here.

What to know about brain aneurysms

NEWS - Wed, 08/14/2019 - 17:00
Brain aneurysms affect 3–5% of people in the U.S. during their lifetime. When they rupture, they can cause a stroke. Learn about their symptoms, causes, and treatment here.

'Intensive blood pressure management' may preserve brain health

NEWS - Wed, 08/14/2019 - 14:00
Intensively controlling blood pressure can improve brain health and reduce the likelihood of developing mild cognitive impairment, new research finds.

Study finds 'disturbingly' high levels of 'ugly cholesterol'

NEWS - Mon, 08/12/2019 - 10:00
New research finds that the levels of remnant cholesterol, also called 'ugly' cholesterol, are much higher than researchers previously believed.

Plant based diet may reduce cardiovascular death risk by 32%

NEWS - Sat, 08/10/2019 - 07:00
More plant based foods and fewer animal products may be the key to optimal heart health and lowering the risk of heart attacks or strokes.

Fat burning heart rate: Everything you need to know

NEWS - Fri, 08/09/2019 - 19:00
A person's fat burning heart rate depends on their age. Staying within this heart rate range during exercise is supposed to help people lose weight. Learn more here.

Periumbilical pain: What to know

NEWS - Thu, 08/08/2019 - 17:00
A wide variety of conditions can cause periumbilical pain, making it difficult for doctors to diagnose. Learn about the causes and treatment options here.

7 'simple' steps for heart health may also stave off dementia

NEWS - Thu, 08/08/2019 - 10:00
New research examines the link between heart health at 50 years of age, and the risk of developing dementia 25 years later, on average.

Do rising obesity levels explain cardiovascular mortality trends?

NEWS - Tue, 08/06/2019 - 14:00
Many countries worldwide are losing the progress they had made in lowering mortality rates related to cardiovascular events. Why is this happening?

Why older adults need regular metabolic risk screening

NEWS - Thu, 08/01/2019 - 16:00
New guidelines recommend regular screening of older adults to assess metabolic risk of type 2 diabetes and atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease.

Stopping statins may increase cardiovascular risk

NEWS - Wed, 07/31/2019 - 10:00
New research warns that stopping statin use later in life could significantly increase a person's risk of heart problems and vascular events.

Both blood pressure numbers may predict heart disease

NEWS - Sat, 07/27/2019 - 10:00
A new large-scale study suggests that both components of a blood pressure reading may predict the risk of heart attack and stroke.

Vitamins and supplements for increased blood flow

NEWS - Tue, 07/23/2019 - 17:00
Although there is little robust research to support the claims of their effectiveness, some vitamins may help increase blood flow. Learn about them here.

Heart disease: Millions taking daily aspirin without doctor's advice

NEWS - Tue, 07/23/2019 - 16:00
A new study finds that many U.S. adults are using daily low dose aspirin to prevent heart disease, despite new guidelines advising against this.

Paleo diet may be bad for heart health

NEWS - Tue, 07/23/2019 - 15:00
Researchers have uncovered fresh evidence that following a Paleo diet may place heart health at risk, and they identify a possible source of the threat.

Misdiagnosis of the 'big three' results in 'serious harm'

NEWS - Mon, 07/22/2019 - 10:00
New research finds that diagnostic errors involving cancer, infections, and vascular events often lead to death or permanent disability.

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