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Flu vaccination could benefit COPD patients

A new study has found that patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) face heightened risks of death, critical illness, and hospitalization if they...

How long does cannabis use affect your memory?

In a recent study, researchers found cannabis use impairs “new verbal learning,” or the ability to remember what you have just read, for 12...

These commonly prescribed drugs may raise stroke risk by 60%

In a recent study, researchers found that drugs routinely prescribed for allergies, heart disease and Parkinson’s are linked to a higher risk of stroke. The...

This blood pressure drug linked to lung cancer

In a recent study, researchers found the use of angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor drugs (ACEIs) to lower blood pressure is linked to a high...

How 3,000 steps in 30 minutes could improve your heart health

In a recent study, German and Norwegian researchers recommended designing a training program for persons with heart failure to recover better. The study is published...

Antioxidant supplements linked to skin cancer and lung cancer growth

In a recent study from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, experiments on animals and human cancer tissue confirmed that intake of some antioxidants could...

These 4 antioxidants could help slow down aging

Aging and related chronic diseases are big factors that decrease the quality of our life. But research has shown that there are some ways to...

Enlarged finger joints may be linked to knee diseases

Heberden’s nodes (HNs) are bony enlargements of the finger joints that are readily detectable in a routine physical exam and are considered hallmarks of...

New U.S. blood pressure guidelines may not bring health benefits, this study shows

When is high blood pressure dangerous? Medical associations offer widely differing answers. In the U.S., for example, patients are seen as hypertensive at much lower...

Regular exercise could help prevent sudden cardiac death

In a new study, researchers found physical exercise as a protector against sudden cardiac death. The group of researchers are from the departments of Physical...