Kristi Lamb

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You might be able to meditate your way to a sharper mind, science says

The wide-ranging restorative powers of meditation give proof to the power of your mind—and the direct link between the mind and body. The ancient …

Meditation

DIY Butterfly Shaped Garden Stepping Stones

Are you a handy person who loves the idea of doing DIY projects to enhance the look in your home? If you are, there are DIY Ideas that you can result …

Pallet Project: Build a Cheap Chicken Run

<i>By Loriel, contributing writer</i>You know how they say once you become a homeowner, the projects never stop? I’m pretty sure that applies to a homestead …

14 Cancer-Fighting Plants for Your Indoor Herb Garden

I love the spring and summer growing season. However, what I especially love about my herb garden is that I can enjoy it all year round. There is …

Gardening

10 lifestyle tips for cardiovascular health

Everyday decisions are important to cardiovascular health.The post 10 lifestyle tips for cardiovascular health appeared first on Knowridge Science …

Diabetes

Soak up the sunshine: Vitamin D reduces risk of early mortality

A normal intake of vitamin D can reduce the risk of early death substantially in people with cardiovascular disease, a study has found. The research …

Can menopause increase the risk of heart disease? Experts blame hormonal changes

People have heard of cardiovascular diseases even if they haven’t undergone a procedure personally. While cardiovascular diseases are generally …

Better Get to Work: Procrastination May Harm Heart Health

Even with a deadline looming and a pile of work, many people still find themselves wasting time checking social media or reading up on the latest …

A Sweet Solution for Heart Health?

Antioxidants found in cocoa may help to fight heart disease. As more and more studies reveal the heart-healthy benefits of cocoa extract, a growing …

Women who exercise might be able to delay dementia

Middle-aged women with a "high degree" of cardiovascular fitness proved to be 90% less likely to develop dementia in their golden years than those in …

Six unusual signs that you may have heart disease

The heart, so integral to life, sits in its protective cage in the chest, going about its work without any external sign to the owner. In the West, …

Middle-aged tooth loss linked to increased coronary heart disease risk

Losing two or more teeth during middle age is associated with increased cardiovascular disease risk. Having fewer natural teeth by middle age is …

Known risk factors largely explain links between loneliness and first time heart disease/stroke: But social isolation still associated with death among those with preexisting cardiovascular disease

But social isolation still associated with death among those with preexisting cardiovascular disease<p>Conventional risk factors largely explain the …

Cardiovascular disease and multimorbidity: More from the special issue of PLOS Medicine

This week, publication of a Special Issue on cardiovascular disease (CVD) and multimorbidity continues in <i>PLOS Medicine</i>, advised by guest editors …

Exercise at Middle Age Reduces Risk for Dementia

Is a healthy heart linked to a healthy brain? New research from Sweden suggests that it is.<p>In a study reported early this month in the journal …

New study identifies dangers of long-term antibiotic use for women

New US research has suggested that women who take antibiotics over a longer period of time may have an increased risk of death from heart disease and …

Are lonely hearts prone to cardiovascular disease?

PARIS (AFP) -<p>Feeling lonely contributes less to the risk of cardiovascular disease than recent research suggests, scientists said Tuesday, but social isolation really does up the odds of dying after a heart attack or stroke.<p>The alleged link between loneliness and heart disease essentially …

Loneliness

Could Coffee Perk Up Your Heart Health?

WEDNESDAY, March 28, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Besides staying alert, coffee lovers who drink more than three cups of java a day may lower their risk …

IDx Founder Awarded Patent for System that Automatically Detects Measure of Cardiovascular Health

IOWA CITY, Iowa, March 29, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- IDx, a privately-held AI diagnostics company, today announced its founder and president, Michael Abramoff, MD, PhD, has been awarded U.S. Patent No. 9,924,867 for a system that can automatically measure arterial and venous diameters in blood vessels, …

Cardiovascular System

How aspirin can prevent colon cancer, heart disease

The United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has published recommendations about aspirin to help prevent cardiovascular disease (heart …

Biomedicine

A daily piece of chocolate could be good for your heart

A tasty excuse if ever we heard one...<p>Chocolate is so often demonised as being bad for your teeth and waistline but the fact is that, in moderation, …

Add this common snack to your diet to help avoid heart attacks, study suggests

Looking for ways to improve your heart health? Munching on nuts and seeds could lower your cardiovascular disease risk, according to a new report.

Nitrate, the oral microbiome, and cardiovascular health: a systematic literature review of human and animal studies | The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition

Background<p>Dietary nitrate is an important source of nitric oxide (NO), a molecule critical for cardiovascular health. Nitrate is sequentially reduced …

Motion-tolerant quantitative cardiovascular MRI

Altmetric: 1<p>More detail<p>News & Views<p>DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING<p>Ricardo Otazo<p>Cardiovascular diseases<br>• Magnetic resonance imaging<p>A method that separates …

Google Scholar

Family history of heart disease? This may slash your risk

Good news for people with a family history of heart problems — a new study from Stanford University found that cardio workouts may help lower the …

'Good' cholesterol has links to infectious disease - Futurity

The role of HDL cholesterol in cardiovascular health is well known, but new research suggests it has a role in the immune system, too.

Immune System

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Depression as hard on the heart as obesity and cholesterol

Depression poses a risk for cardiovascular diseases in men that is just as great as that posed by high cholesterol levels and obesity.<p>This is …

Diabetes

Drinking up to 3 cups of coffee per day may be safe, protective

Caffeine consumption linked to decreased rate of atrial fibrillation, arrhythmias<p>Many clinicians advise patients with atrial or ventricular …

Medical Research

Outpatient physical therapy cardiovascular assessment: Physical therapist perspective and experience

Physical therapists are recognized healthcare providers who play an important role in cardiovascular disease prevention. Heart rate (HR) and blood …