Heart Health

Very high levels of ‘good’ cholesterol can harm your health

In a recent study, researchers find that very high levels of high-density lipoprotein (HDL or "good") cholesterol could be linked to a high risk...

These toxic metals linked to higher risk of heart disease

In a recent study, researchers find exposure to lead, copper, cadmium and arsenic is linked to a higher risk of cardiovascular disease and coronary...

Pregnant women with heart disease should give birth no later than 40 weeks

In a recent paper, researchers find pregnant women with heart disease should give birth at no later than 40 weeks gestation. Heart disease is the...
High LDL cholesterol linked to higher risk of heart disease, even people are young and healthy

High LDL cholesterol linked to higher risk of heart disease, even people are young...

In a new study, researchers find that young, healthy people may still face a higher risk of cardiovascular disease if their LDL cholesterol levels...

Daily e-cigarette users have double heart attack risk

In a new study led by UC San Francisco, researchers find that use of e-cigarettes every day can nearly double the odds of a...
For heart health, environment really matters

For heart health, environment really matters

In a new research project including three studies, researchers find that current extreme-weather warning may not be sufficient to protect people and that owning...
low level of air pollution, heart change

Even low air pollution is linked to serious changes in the heart

In a new UK study, researchers find that people exposed to air pollution levels well within UK guidelines have changes in the structure of...

People with high blood pressure should do this cognitive test

In a new study, researchers find that a clock drawing test for detecting cognitive dysfunction should be conducted routinely in patients with high blood...
Drinking a pint of beer can shorten your life just like smoking a cigarette

Drinking a pint of beer can shorten your life just like smoking a cigarette

Recent studies have suggested that moderate drinking is linked to lower risks of heart disease and dementia. However, some studies challenge the findings. For example, one...
Fatty fish and camelina oil can benefit your HDL and IDL cholesterol

Fatty fish and camelina oil can benefit your HDL and IDL cholesterol

In a recent study, researchers from the University of Eastern Finland found that eating fatty fish could increase HDL cholesterol (“good” cholesterol) in people...

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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...
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...