Does gluten put your heart in danger?

Does gluten put your heart in danger?

A study of more than 100,000 men and women revealed that dietary gluten is not associated with heart disease risk in people without celiac...
Why HPV Can Cause Cancer

Why HPV can cause cancer

Genital HPV is spread through contact with (touching) the skin of someone who has an HPV infection. Contact includes vaginal, anal, and oral sex. High-risk...
Should You Take Dietary Supplements If You Have Diabetes?

Should you take dietary supplements if you have diabetes?

A healthy diet, physical activity, and blood glucose testing are the basic tools for managing type 2 diabetes. Your health care providers will help you...
5 Ways to Keep Your Memory Sharp

5 ways to keep your memory sharp

The way you live, what you eat and drink, and how you treat your body affect your memory as well as your physical health...
Low blood pressure may be associated with heart attack risk in some patients

Low blood pressure may increase the risk of heart attack

Low blood pressure may increase the risk of heart attack in patients with coronary disease, suggests a new study. The team behind the research, from...
Depression as hard on the heart as obesity and cholesterol

Depression as hard on the heart as obesity and cholesterol

Depression poses a risk for cardiovascular diseases in men that is just as great as that posed by high cholesterol levels and obesity. This is...
Prostate cancer and hereditary risk: what is the connection?

Prostate cancer and hereditary risk: what is the connection?

Thanks to Angelina Jolie and Christina Applegate, many of us are now aware that women with certain hereditary genetic mutations have an increased risk...
New research raises concern over accuracy of skin cancer diagnoses

New research raises concern over accuracy of skin cancer diagnoses

Concerns over the accuracy of melanoma diagnoses are raised in a study of US pathologists published by The BMJ today. The results show that diagnoses...
5 Medicines That Can Lower Your Cholesterol

5 medicines that can lower your cholesterol

Many people will be able to lower their LDL enough with TLC alone. If your LDL needs more lowering, you may have to take...
Cardiovascular benefits continue five years after weight loss program

Cardiovascular benefits continue five years after weight loss program

Joslin Diabetes Center's intensive life-style intervention program for obese patients with diabetes continues to offer health benefits for participants five years after they begin...
8 risk factors of stroke everyone should know

8 risk factors of stroke everyone should know

Certain lifestyle habits can raise your risk of having a stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA). These habits are known as risk factors. The more...
People with no partners monitor their blood pressure less frequently

People with no partners monitor their blood pressure less frequently

Having no partner is associated with a lower frequency of home blood pressure monitoring, according to new research. Researchers assessed the data of 6,113 U.S....

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