Heart Health

Statin use linked to higher risk of skin infections, diabetes

A recent study from Curtin University in Australia found that statin use is linked to an increased risk of developing diabetes, a risk factor...

Diabetes can independently cause heart failure

In a new study, researchers found diabetes can independently cause heart failure. The research was conducted by a team at Mayo Clinic. Heart problems are a...

This study finds an important cause of heart disease

In a recent study from Penn Medicine, researchers found gene mutations that encode a protein called ANT cause a variety of conditions, including heart...

New heart attack discovery could help people not able to be treated

Heart disease remains the largest killer in Australia and around the world. After a heart attack, scar tissue forms and this negatively affects heart function. In...

A simple way to reduce irregular heart rhythm: No alcohol drinking

In a new study, researchers found that stop drinking alcohol could help reduce symptoms of atrial fibrillation (a-fib), a potentially dangerous irregular heart rhythm. The...

Common pesticide linked to higher heart disease death risk

In a new study, researchers found that people with higher levels of a chemical in their body that indicates exposure to commonly used insecticides...

Researchers develop better treatment for ‘silent’ heart attacks

In a new study, researchers found that a new treatment for 'silent' heart attack survivors may make their hearts stronger and repair scar tissue. The...

Researchers develop new method to treat heart disease

Some people live much longer than average, partly due to their DNA. A recent study from the University of Salerno and elsewhere showed that it...

Why only humans are easy to have heart attacks

Atherosclerosis is the clogging of arteries with fatty deposits. It is the cause of one-third of deaths worldwide due to heart disease. There are many...

A ‘broken heart’ could mean higher cancer risk

In a new study, researchers found that one in six people with broken heart syndrome had cancer and they were less likely to survive...

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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...
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These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

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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...

Scientists discover a new cause of autism

In a new study, researchers have found a new genetic factor that leads the brain to grow fewer synapses at a critical time in...

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...