A simple fix to avoid some unnecessary coronary stents

A simple fix can avoid unnecessary coronary stents

Physician researchers at Thomas Jefferson University suspect that some cases of coronary artery spasm go unrecognized and are incorrectly treated with stents. The good news...
The fading American dream: Economic mobility has nearly halved since 1940

The fading American dream

The probability for children to attain a higher income than their parents has dropped dramatically - from more than 90% for children born in...
This exercise combo can boost brain power of over 50s

This exercise combo can boost brain power of over 50s

A combination of aerobic and resistance exercises can significantly boost the brain power of the over 50s, finds the most comprehensive review of the...
Diet rich in fruit and veggie linked to lower risk of chronic lung disease (COPD)

Diet rich in fruit and veggie linked to lower risk of chronic lung disease...

A diet rich in fruit and vegetables is linked to a significantly lower risk of developing chronic lung disease (COPD) in former and current...
This high blood pressure vaccine may protect the brain before a stroke

This high blood pressure vaccine may protect the brain before a stroke

A type of vaccine previously studied to treat high blood pressure may have the potential to protect the brain when administered before a stroke,...
Statins may benefit cirrhotic patients with Hepatitis B or C infections

Statins may benefit cirrhotic patients with Hepatitis B or C infections

Infection with hepatitis B virus (HBV) or hepatitis C virus (HCV) can lead to cirrhosis as well as liver cancer. A Hepatology study from Taiwan...
NASA's Cassini completes final and fateful Titan flyby

NASA’s Cassini completes final and fateful Titan flyby

NASA's Cassini spacecraft has had its last close brush with Saturn's hazy moon Titan and is now beginning its final set of 22 orbits...
The pill could protect women from some cancers for 30 years

The pill could protect women from some cancers for 30 years

Women who have taken the oral contraceptive pill are protected from some types of cancer for as long as thirty years according to new...
Eating peanuts may give you a healthy heart

Eating peanuts may give you a healthy heart

Eating peanuts with a meal may help protect against cardiovascular diseases which can lead to heart attacks and stroke, according to an international team...
6 things that raise your blood pressure

6 things that raise your blood pressure

Keeping your pressure under control can mean adding things to your life, like exercise, that help lower it. But, you may not realize that it...
Researchers develop eco-friendly, 4-in-1 catalyst

Researchers develop eco-friendly, 4-in-1 catalyst

Brown University researchers have developed a new composite catalyst that can perform four separate chemical reactions in sequential order and in one container to...
Can mindful eating really help you lose weight?

Can mindful eating really help you lose weight?

It is unclear whether mindful eating can help with weight loss, according to a new City, University of London review. The paper, which is published...

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