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Exercise may help people with cardiovascular disease the most

NEWS - Mon, 09/02/2019 - 14:00
Researchers uncover evidence suggesting that people with cardiovascular disease reap even greater benefits from exercise than healthy individuals.

Is allulose a healthful alternative to sugar?

NEWS - Fri, 08/30/2019 - 21:00
Alluose is a natural sweetener that can be used as an alternative to sugar. Learn about the possible health benefits, risks, and how to use allulose here.

AI-enhanced ECGs may soon assess overall health

NEWS - Fri, 08/30/2019 - 15:00
The ability of artificial intelligence to predict sex and estimate age from electrocardiogram readouts shows potential as a measure of overall health.

Heart health: Focus on healthful foods rather than diet type

NEWS - Fri, 08/30/2019 - 07:00
New research looks at proportions of macronutrients, such as carbs, protein, or fats, in three different diets and their effects on cardiovascular health.

Could bone-like particles in blood contribute to artery clogging?

NEWS - Thu, 08/29/2019 - 16:00
Scientists have discovered that circulating blood contains bone-like particles and suggest that they may contribute to atherosclerosis.

Deaths to heart related conditions rising in the US

NEWS - Wed, 08/28/2019 - 16:00
Progress against cardiovascular disease appears to be slipping in the United States as a new study reveals total related deaths rising since 2011.

Is red meat bad for your health?

NEWS - Tue, 08/27/2019 - 19:00
Red meat is a good source of protein and iron, though research has linked it to heart disease, certain cancers, and other health conditions. Learn whether red meat is good or bad for health, as well as what the official dietary guidelines recommend, here.

Altering an unhealthy gut microbiome could stave off chronic disease

NEWS - Tue, 08/27/2019 - 07:00
New research in mice shows that turning an unhealthy microbiome into a healthy one may provide an alternative way to stave off cardiovascular disease.

Being easily fatigued may signal future heart problems

NEWS - Sun, 08/25/2019 - 07:00
New research suggests that tiring after light physical tasks or exercise could be a signal for cardiovascular disease when people get older.

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.


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