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7 simple tips to keep your blood pressure down

7 simple tips to keep your blood pressure down

When it comes to preventing and treating high blood pressure, one often-overlooked strategy is managing stress. If you often find yourself tense and on-edge, try...

New risk score for diabetes diagnosis is far more effective

A new way of screening babies and adults for future risk of type 1 diabetes will be much more effective at identifying the condition...

Soft drinks + hard work + hot weather = possible kidney disease risk

New research suggests that drinking sugary, caffeinated soft drinks while exercising in hot weather may increase the risk of kidney disease. The study is published...

Many cancer patients may have undiagnosed hepatitis infections

In a new study, researchers found hepatitis B and C and HIV infection prevalence in cancer patients show an alarmingly high rate of undiagnosed...

Scientists discover new hope to treat high blood pressure

In a new study, scientists have pinpointed cells in the immune system that could be key to tackling high blood pressure. The findings also shed...

Vitamin D levels in your body is important to your heart and lung health

In a recent study, researchers found that vitamin D levels in the blood are linked to cardiorespiratory fitness. The research was conducted by a team...

Scientists create a renewable source of cancer-fighting T cells

A study by UCLA researchers is the first to demonstrate a technique for coaxing pluripotent stem cells -- which can give rise to every...

Exercise before surgery could help protect muscles and nerves

Exercise can protect both muscle and nerves from damage caused by the restoration of blood flow after injury or surgery, according to new research...

How drugs could help minimize the side effects of chemotherapy

Researchers at the University of Zurich have determined the three-dimensional structure of the receptor that causes nausea and vomiting as a result of cancer...

Mutual appreciation key to saving marriage after a stroke

Laurel Sproule knew something in her 18-year marriage was changing when she came into the kitchen and found her husband Fred just standing there. He'd...