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Marijuana use linked to higher risk of stroke, heart disease, high blood pressure

In a recent study reported by American College of Cardiology, researchers find that marijuana use is linked to higher risk of heart failure and...

Scientists find better way to predict heart disease, stroke

In a recent study, a team of researchers has developed a new online tool to more accurately predict who among those ages 40-65 is...

This anti-seizure drug could strongly reduce symptoms in depression

In a recent study, researchers from Mount Sinai found that patients with Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) could strongly reduce depressive symptoms after being treated...

Our eyes could show early sign of Parkinson’s disease

In a recent study, researchers found that the eyes could be a window to the brain for people with early Parkinson’s disease. People with this...

Smoke-free policies may help lower blood pressure

In a new study, researchers found that smoke-free policies have been associated with lower systolic (top number) blood pressure readings among non-smokers. While smoke-free policies...

Many chronic diseases in men may be due to low total testosterone

In a recent study from the University of Michigan, researchers found that a man’s total testosterone level may be associated with more than just...

5 vaccination myths everyone should know

In a recent study, researchers from Rice University revealed recurring misconceptions about vaccination that need to be challenged. Kirstin Matthews, a fellow in science and...

Common infections more harmful than obesity to your heart health

In a recent study, researchers found that common infections may increase the risk of heart attacks, strokes and, in the longer term, death. A British...

Aspirin could reduce your risk of liver cancer

The results of a study led by Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) support that the regular use of aspirin can reduce the risk of developing...

This dieting plan may improve your blood pressure and blood sugar

In a recent study, researchers from UAB found that eating early in the daytime and fasting for the rest of the day improves blood...