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Obstacles didn’t stop this heart defect survivor from competing on ‘American Ninja Warrior’

At 21, Chris O'Connell learned his pediatric cardiologist had retired. He was assigned a new doctor for the annual checkups he'd had all his...

Depression is hard to treat in older people with metabolic syndrome

Scientists from Washington University in St. Louis found that having Metabolic Syndrome makes it harder for older adults to respond to therapies for depression. Metabolic...

Why heart disease is often missed in women: The myth of the ‘widowmaker’

Every living human is controlled by an internal “clock” which drives our circadian rhythm – the natural internal process that regulates our sleep-wake cycle...

MIT develops new test for COVID-19 immunity

In a study from MIT, scientists have developed an easy-to-use test that may be able to answer that question. Their test, which uses the same...

When is an aspirin a day to prevent heart attacks too risky?

We’ve known for a long time that aspirin can help prevent damage from a heart attack or a stroke if taken during one of...

Scientists find how vitamin D delivers on heart health

In a study from the University of South Australia, scientists found that vitamin D is not only important for bones that could suffer, but...

Long-term use of high blood pressure meds may harm kidney health

In a recent study from the University of Virginia, scientists found that long-term use of drugs commonly prescribed to treat high blood pressure and...

This study discovers causes of most types of cancer

In a recent study from Yale University, scientists found factors causing changes in the DNA that contribute most to cancer growth in tumors of...

Warning about widely used diabetes drug metformin

In a study from the University of Waterloo, scientists suggest that doctors need to be wary of prescribing a particular treatment for all types...

Vitamin K could benefit your heart health, study finds

Scientists from Edith Cowan University found that people who eat a diet rich in vitamin K have up to a 34 percent lower risk...