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Montmorency cherry juice could reduce high blood pressure as much as meds

Montmorency cherry juice could reduce high blood pressure as much as meds

Drinking tart Montmorency cherry juice can reduce high blood pressure as much as medicines, according to a recent study. The findings are published in The...
This finding may improve stroke recovery

This finding may improve stroke recovery

Having a stroke damages immune cells as well as affecting the brain, research has found. The findings help explain why patients have a greater risk...
Exercise could improve heart attack survival

Exercise could improve heart attack survival

Exercise is associated with improved survival after a heart attack, according to research published today in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology. The chances of...
Do meds like Remifemin ease hot flushes and night sweats in menopause?

Do meds like Remifemin ease hot flushes and night sweats in menopause?

If you see a female friend or colleague sitting in front of a desk fan in winter while everyone else is shivering in sweaters,...
How to block high blood pressure in sleep apnea

How to block high blood pressure in sleep apnea

Obstructive sleep apnea - a disorder that affects nearly one out of four people between the ages of 30 and 70 - is a...
A little vigorous exercise may make kids’ heart healthier

A little vigorous exercise may make kids’ heart healthier

As little as 10 minutes a day of high-intensity physical activity could help some children reduce their risk of developing heart problems and metabolic...
A cheerleader’s rallying cry: don’t ignore colon cancer symptoms

A cheerleader’s rallying cry: don’t ignore colon cancer symptoms

When you’re diagnosed at 18 with a disease that’s associated with people over 50, how do you talk about your condition with your peers? When...
Omega 3 fatty acid could help you avoid cirrhosis and liver cancer

Omega 3 fatty acid could help you avoid liver cancer

A new study suggests that one type of omega 3 fatty acid offers people who are obese or have a poor diet a chance...
Smoking could make your heart attack risk eight times higher

Smoking could make your heart attack risk eight times higher

Smokers under the age of 50 are more than eight times as likely as non-smokers to have a major heart attack, making them the...
Antidepressant use in early pregnancy may not increase autism or ADHD in kids

Antidepressant use in early pregnancy may not increase autism or ADHD in kids

A study led by Indiana University suggests that mothers’ use of antidepressants during early pregnancy does not increase the risk of their children developing...