December 9, 2019 / Hypertension

Gum Disease Linked With Higher Risk of Hypertension

Hypertension is the main preventable cause of cardiovascular disease, and periodontitis has been linked with increased risk of heart attack and stroke. Regarding potential reasons for the connection between the conditions, gum disease
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December 2, 2019 / Heart Disease, Sleep Disorder, Stroke

Sleeping Less Than 6hrs and Heart Disease, Stroke-Deadly Combo

Middle-aged adults with high blood pressure, Type 2 diabetes, heart disease or stroke could be at high risk for cancer and early death when sleeping less than six hours per day, according to new research published in
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November 25, 2019 / Sleep Disorder

More Cancer Cases Among Women with Sleep Apnea

Women with severe sleep apnea appear to be at an elevated risk of getting cancer, a study shows. No causal relationship is demonstrated, but the link between nocturnal hypoxia in women and higher cancer risk is still clear. "It's reasonable to assume that sleep apnea is a risk
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November 18, 2019 / Heart Disease

Inequalities in Heart Attack Care ‘Costing Women’s Lives’

Women who suffer heart attacks are dying needlessly because they fail to recognise their symptoms and receive poorer care than men, says a British Heart Foundation report. Experts say there are inequalities in diagnosis, treatment and aftercare.
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November 14, 2019 / Health news

Researchers found that Human Body Can Actually Brew Beer: Auto Brewery Syndrome

Auto-brewery syndrome (ABS), also known as gut fermentation syndrome occurs when yeast in the gastrointestinal tract causes the body to convert carbohydrates ingested through food into alcohol. The process typically takes place in the upper GI tract
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November 11, 2019 / Health news, Heart Disease

Cocaine and Alcohol a ‘deadly Combination’

Mixing cocaine and alcohol together creates a "deadly combination" which can increase violent and impulsive behaviour, doctors are warning. Figures show there has been a rise in the number of alcohol-and-cocaine-related
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November 7, 2019 / Heart Disease

Study Suggests Why Some US Football Players Have Higher Cardiovascular Risk

Football linemen in the United States actually have higher risk than the general population than other elite athletes, research has shown. A study published in JAMA Cardiology ties that increased risk to the rapid weight gain players undergo during early training
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November 4, 2019 / Dementia

For The First Time Walking Patterns Identify Specific Types of Dementia

Walking may be a key clinical tool in helping medics accurately identify the specific type of dementia a patient has, pioneering research has revealed. Scientists at Newcastle University have shown that people with
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October 31, 2019 / Diabetics, Exercise, Health news

Exercising Before Breakfast Burns More Fat, Study

Should you eat before or after exercise in the morning? The debate has raged for years. Based on the science in these studies, it does seem exercising before eating may be good for your overall health, even if it doesn't always whittle your waistline.
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October 28, 2019 / Heart Disease

Children Exposed To Secondhand Smoke at Higher Risk for Atrial Fibrillation

Children of parents who smoke had a significantly increased chance of developing atrial fibrillation later in life, according to a study published today in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. The findings highlight a new association between secondhand smoke exposure and
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October 24, 2019 / Health news

Poor Toilet Hygiene Behind E.coli Superbug Spread

People not washing their hands after going to the toilet, rather than undercooked meat, is behind the spread of a key strain of E. coli. Public Health England said hand-washing and good hygiene were key to preventing the spread of infections.
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October 21, 2019 / Heart Disease, Hypertension

Hypertension During Pregnancy Can Increase Later Risk of Heart Disease

Research published today in the journal Circulation has found that women with high blood pressure in pregnancy, including conditions such as preeclampsia, have an increased risk of developing cardiovascular disorders later in life, including stroke and heart failure
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October 14, 2019 / Health news, Heart Disease

Owning A Dog Tied to Lowering Your Risk of Dying Early by 24%, says science

"Dog ownership was associated with a 24% reduction in all cause mortality," said Kramer, an assistant professor in the division of endocrinology and metabolism at the University of Toronto. "For those people, having a dog was even more beneficial. They had a 31% reduced risk of dying from
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October 7, 2019 / Diabetics, Heart Disease

Fat Mass Index, Not BMI, Associated With Cardiovascular Events in People With Diabetes

Heart disease is a major cause of death worldwide, and obesity is a major risk factor. Body mass index, a common measure of obesity, has been recently shown to be an imperfect metric because it does not distinguish between lean muscle mass and fat mass. When issues related to obesity are studied
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September 30, 2019 / Heart Disease, Stroke

Self-silencing May Lead To Increased Risk of Stroke

Expressing your true feelings is not only good for your mental health, but it could also be important for your physical health. A new study associates self-silencing (inhibiting one's self-expression) with greater carotid plaque buildup which could lead to a stroke and
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September 23, 2019 / Diabetics

Reduced Carbohydrate Intake Improves Type 2 Diabetics’ Ability to Regulate Blood Sugar

Patients with type 2 diabetes improve their ability to regulate blood sugar levels if they eat food with a reduced carbohydrate content and an increased share of protein and fat
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September 16, 2019 / Heart Disease, Hypertension

Cause of Hardening of the Arteries, and Potential Treatment—Identified

A team of UK scientists have identified the mechanism behind hardening of the arteries, and shown in animal studies that a generic medication normally used to treat acne could be an effective treatment for
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September 9, 2019 / Dementia

Good Heart Health at Age 50 Linked to Lower Dementia Risk Later In Life

Good cardiovascular health at age 50 is associated with a lower risk of dementia later in life. Dementia is a progressive disease that can start to develop 15-20 years before any symptoms appear, so identifying factors that might prevent its onset is important.
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September 2, 2019 / Diabetics

High-fat Diet Lowered Blood Sugar and Improved Blood Lipids in Diabetics

People with Type 2 diabetes are usually advised to keep a low-fat diet. Now, a study at Linköping University shows that food with a lot of fat and few carbohydrates could have a better effect on blood sugar levels and blood lipids. The results of a two-year dietary study
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August 26, 2019 / Heart Disease, Sleep Disorder

Snoring Causes Injuries and Increases the Risk of Cardiovascular Diseases

The recurrent vibrations caused by snoring can lead to injuries in the upper airways of people who snore heavily. This, in turn, can cause swallowing dysfunction and render individuals more vulnerable for developing the severe condition obstructive sleep apnea
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November 2, 2018 / Latest News Cat-2

Caffeine Increases Blood Sugar In People With Type 2 Diabetes.

A small US study suggests that people with type 2 diabetes who drink the equivalent of four cups of coffee...
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November 2, 2018 / Latest News Cat-2

Eat protein before carbohydrates to lower post-meal glucose.

In a new study, researchers from Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City, NY, found that the order in...
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November 2, 2018 / Latest News Cat-2

Exercise shown to improve symptoms of patients with chronic kidney disease.

Just 12 weeks of aerobic and strength-based exercise reduces symptoms and levels of fatigue in patients with chronic kidney disease,...
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November 2, 2018 / Latest News Cat-2

Daily fasting works for weight loss.

Daily fasting is an effective tool to reduce weight and lower blood pressure, according to a new study published by...
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November 2, 2018 / Latest News Cat-2

Eating breakfast burns more carbs during exercise and accelerates metabolism for next meal.

New research published in the American Journal of Physiology suggests that eating breakfast could 'prime' the body to burn carbohydrates...
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November 2, 2018 / Latest News Cat-2

Cardiovascular disease related to type 2 diabetes can be reduced significantly.

Properly composed treatment and refraining from cigarette consumption can significantly reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease resulting from type 2...
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October 31, 2018 / Latest News Cat-2

Marriage may protect against heart disease/stroke and associated risk of death.

The single, divorced, and widowed at heightened risk, pooled data analysis suggests Date: June 18, 2018 Source: British Medical Journal...
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September 3, 2018 / Latest News Cat-2

Taking ibuprofen for long periods found to alter human testicular physiology.

A team of researchers from Denmark and France has found that taking regular doses of the pain reliever ibuprofen over...
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September 3, 2018 / Latest News Cat-2

Are eggs good for you or not?

The egg is standard breakfast fare, but many people may be wondering whether eggs are healthy. At just 78 calories...
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August 24, 2018 / Latest News Cat-2

Prevent type 2 diabetes blood-sugar spikes by eating more protein

Prevent type 2 diabetes blood-sugar spikes by eating more protein (25 to 30 gms) for breakfast, experts say Individuals with...
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August 24, 2018 / Latest News Cat-2

Skipping breakfast disrupts ‘clock genes’ that regulate body weight.

A recent study at Tel Aviv University Showed that: "Proper meal timing—such as consuming breakfast before 9:30 AM—could lead to...
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July 17, 2018 / Latest News Cat-2

Regular Exercise Decreases Inflammation Heart disease and Depression.

Recent publication in The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) magazine of June 27 2018 showed that “people who...
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