Sunday, August 14, 2022

Heart Health

Grapes may help boost gut health, reduce blood cholesterol

Scientists from the University of California found evidence showing that eating grapes can increase gut biome diversity and also lower cholesterol levels in the...

100g of cranberries a day may keep heart disease away

In a study from King’s College London, scientists found daily eating cranberries for one-month improved heart function in healthy men. Low consumption of fruits and...

Once or twice daytime nap every week may lower risk of heart attack, stroke

Scientists from the University Hospital of Lausanne found that a daytime nap taken once or twice a week may lower the risk of having...

Migraine headaches linked to higher risks for heart disease, stroke

Scientists from Soonchunhyang University found that migraine headaches may raise the risks for heart disease and stroke, particularly in women. The research is published in...

Marijuana use linked to heart disease, study finds

In a recent study from Stanford Medicine, scientists found that people who use marijuana have an increased risk of heart disease and heart attack. They...

What parents can do to protect kids from heart disease

The consequences of heart disease often don't show up until someone is well into adulthood. Why should busy parents be thinking about it in their...

63 years ago, she had pioneering open-heart surgery at age 4

At Susan Mangini's checkup at age 2, the doctor subbing for her pediatrician asked about the girl's heart murmur. Mangini's mother was stunned. No one...

A drug for high cholesterol could help prevent diabetic eye diseases

In a recent study from the University of Pennsylvania, scientists found that a drug currently used to reduce cholesterol levels in the bloodstream could...

Social isolation, loneliness can damage heart and brain health

Scientists from the American Heart Association suggest that social isolation and loneliness may increase the risk of having or dying from a heart attack...

This new rapid test could detect cancer and heart disease more easily

Scientists from Imperial College London and elsewhere have built a new easy-to-use test that could diagnose non-infectious diseases like heart attacks and cancers more...