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Irregular heartbeat linked to frequent alcohol drinking in people under 40

In a new study from Seoul National University Hospital, researchers found moderate to heavy drinking over an extended period may increase the risk of...

Heart disease risk from saturated fats may depend on what foods they come from

Heart disease is a major cause of death worldwide – responsible for some 9 million deaths a year. But it is preventable, and health...

Healthy lifestyles may not be enough to replace your blood pressure meds

More than half of adults 65 and older report taking four or more prescription drugs, according to a 2019 Kaiser Family Foundation report. In an...

Cooking food in this way may raise your risk of blindness

In a recent study published in PLOS Medicine, researchers found a clear link between cooking with wood or coal, and an increased risk of...

These foods may increase risk of a second heart attack or stroke

Ultra-processed foods are a major public health concern for their harm on health. In a new study from I.R.C.C.S. Neuromed in Pozzilli (Italy), researchers examined...

Why you should add more grains to your diet

Cereal foods already play a major role in the diet in most countries worldwide, as the main dietary source of energy, carbohydrate, dietary fiber,...

Chew on these holiday safety tips before chowing down

Digestive disease experts note that the time between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day is one of the riskiest for getting food poisoning, which can...

Only alcohol—not caffeine, diet or lack of sleep—might harm your heart rhythm

In a new study from UC San Francisco, researchers tested possible triggers of a common heart condition, including caffeine, sleep deprivation and sleeping on...

The science behind cooking a delicious Thanksgiving meal

Thanksgiving is a time when many Americans pull out their boxes of recipes from generations of family members, but one thing that may not...

Drinking coffee may reduce your risk of Alzheimer’s disease

In a new study from Edith Cowan University, researchers found that drinking higher amounts of coffee may make you less likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease. They found drinking more coffee...