Heart Health

E-bikes could benefit your heart, even it doesn’t feel like a workout

Many traditional cyclists are critical about the growing popularity of e-bikes, but in a new study, researchers found e-bikes can provide essentially the same...

Human heart cells are altered by spaceflight, but return to (mostly) normal on Earth

Heart muscle cells derived from stem cells show remarkable adaptability to their environment during and after spaceflight, according to a study publishing in the...

More exercise after 60 may prevent heart attack, stroke

In a new study, researchers found people over the age of 60 should do more exercise not less in order to prevent heart disease...

Vitamin D and Omega 3 supplements may not protect your heart

Vitamin D and marine omega-3 fatty acids—also known as fish oil—are purported to have many health benefits, including reducing systemic inflammation. Signals of systemic inflammation...

Vaping may damage your heart and blood vessels

Science hasn’t yet caught up with electronic cigarettes, leaving health care providers and users with many unknowns. But a new review of the research so...

Both numbers in blood pressure reading could predict future stroke, heart attack

Systolic pressure is the upper number in a blood pressure reading. It measures how hard the heart pumps blood into arteries. Diastolic pressure is the...

Trouble sleeping? Insomnia slinked to high risk of stroke, heart attack

In a new study, researchers found people who have trouble sleeping may be more likely to have a stroke, heart attack or other heart...

New gene therapy combo may treat heart disease, kidney disease, diabetes together

As we age, our bodies tend to develop diseases like heart failure, kidney failure, diabetes, and obesity, and the presence of any one disease...

Is physical activity always good for your heart?

Physical activity is thought to be our greatest ally in the fight against cardiovascular disease. But In a new study, researchers suggest that there may...

After heart attack: Late dinner and no breakfast can be a killer combination

In a new study, researchers found that people who skip breakfast and eat dinner near bedtime have worse health outcomes after a heart attack. This...

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Scientists find the major cause of autism

In a new study, researchers discovered that autism is 80% reliant on inherited genes. That means that environmental causes are only responsible for 20% of...
These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

In a recent study from the University of East Anglia, researchers find that long-term use of anticholinergic antidepressants is linked to a higher risk...

This popular painkiller may harm your blood sugar

In a new study, researchers found popular pain drug opioid tramadol (marketed as ConZip and Ultram) may increase the risk of developing hypoglycemia, or...

Popular high blood pressure drug may increase risk of bowel disease

High blood pressure harms one in ten adults across the globe, and it increases the risk of heart attack and stroke. The most common treatments...
Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damaging heart and kidneys

Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damage heart and kidneys

In a recent study, researchers found that a widely used type of painkiller may increase risks of heart failure and kidney disease. The type of...