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THIS delicious bar snack can keep you safe from heart disease

New research has revealed that consuming three ounces of peanuts along with a meal can help reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease<p>New research …

Political Science

Heart Attack News: Soft Plaque Build-Up May Not Be Culprit

A study presented at the American College of Cardiology meeting in Washington indicates measuring a patient’s coronary calcium levels is a much …

Cholesterol-Slashing Drug Can Protect High-Risk Heart Patients, Study Finds

The first rigorous test of an expensive new drug that radically lowers cholesterol levels found that it significantly reduced the chance that a high-risk patient would have a heart attack or stroke. These were men and women who had exhausted all other options.<p>The results of the study, which cost …

Medicine

Is an Egg White Omelette Healthier Than One Made From Whole Eggs?

• Popsugar<br>• Health & Fitness<br>• Calorie Breakdowns<p>Egg Whites vs. Whole Eggs<p>Is an Egg White Omelette Healthier Than One Made From Whole Eggs?<p>Shares<p>Egg white …

Apple cider vinegar is a miracle worker — and here are 7 reasons why

Every once in a while, a super basic, you-never-even-thought-about-it-before household product becomes überpopular. And right now, that’s ACV (or …

Can Vitamin D3 Heal Autoimmune Diseases?

A major—far more than the standard recommended—dose of vitamin D3 could be one of the keys to treating the ever-skyrocketing incidence of autoimmune …

Wellness

Foods smokers must eat if they can't kick the habit

OPEN TO OPINION<p>There are indeed nutrients that can help thwart danger.<p>LIFE<p>| Hello, Health | 4-minute read | 06-02-2017<p>Kavita Devgan …

Health

Almonds may boost cardiovascular health in diabetic Indians

Researchers attribute this higher and earlier incidence of type 2 diabetes in part to the “South Asian phenotype,” a genetic predisposition that …

Drug pricing authority uses special powers to make sure cardiac stents become affordable

The National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority has fixed the ceiling price on drug-eluting stents at Rs 29,600.<p>In a move that comes as a huge relief …

Physiology

Heart Month 2017: How to make your diet heart-healthy

With February declared Heart Month, many countries and organizations around the world are encouraging us all to start good habits now that will …

Holistic Medicine

Government to act against companies creating artificial shortage of stents

Government on Friday said it is keeping a close watch on some companies trying to create an artificial shortage of life-saving coronary stents and …

Medicine

Study linking vitamin D to reduced cold and flu risk is too good to be true

It wouldn't be surprising if pharmacies are seeing a surge in demand for vitamin D tablets. After all, a new study just came out suggesting the sunshine vitamin can reduce the risk of catching a cold or the flu.<p>"Vitamin D 'proved to cut risk of colds and flu,'" declared a headline in the Guardian. …

Holistic Medicine

New miracle pill can cure high blood pressure

<b>London</b>: Combining four blood pressure drugs into a single pill could be twice as effective as existing treatments, researchers have found.<p>The results …

Medicine

The Pit In Your Stomach is Actually Your Second Brain

The world is so much bigger and more interesting than we can see with our naked eyes. If we could, we could watch cells grow, morph, and split again over and over again on the backs of our own wrists--or the billions of foreign cells living in and among our own, forming what scientists are …

Wellness

Blood Thinning Superfoods to reduce risk of stroke and blood clots

Blood thinning required for persons who have a risk of heart stroke and heart attack. If you’re suffering from heart complications, you must start …

Cervical Cancer Is Killing More Women Than Previously Thought

While it’s clear that cervical cancer can be a deadly disease, new research points to it being more lethal than experts previously thought. A study …

Cancer

The Case Against ‘Whole Wheat’ and 'Whole Grain' Bread

So you’re ready to include more whole grains in your diet, and you reasonably want to start with your daily bread (and crackers, and granola bars, …

Nutrition

This Is Your Body On Spicy Foods

While some of us avoid restaurant meal descriptions including words like cayenne, chili, and habanero, others jump on board. And new research suggests there might be a heart-healthy benefit to eating spicy foods.<p>A large study recently published in the journal PLOS One looked at the connection …

Nutrition

Meet The Newest Blood-Repelling Material Designed For Medical Implants

Whoever coined the phrase “blood is thicker than water” probably wasn’t thinking about chemistry. But in any case, researchers are now reporting a strategy for making titanium surfaces that repel blood. At this stage, the material is only a laboratory experiment. If future testing pans out, the …

Immune System

How to Cure Constipation

"I have been dealing with constipation for years now and I'm so tired of it. It's making me cranky, bloated and it's messing with my appetite," a …

Health effects of fish oil: Where do we stand?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Study after study will say that adding fish to your diet is a healthy move.<p>Using fish oil supplements, though, is under near-constant debate.<p>The latest salvo: a new study that says the risk for some childhood allergies might go down if the mother takes fish oil and probiotic supplements …

University of London

Fat vs carbs: What’s really worse for your health?

“PEOPLE have told me what I do is dangerous. They have walked away from me at meetings,” says David Unwin, a doctor practising in Southport, UK. …

The price of cardiac stents: It is industry against civil society once more

Pharmaceutical bodies want innovation products to be left out of price control but doctors' association want prices of all stents to be regulated.<p>In …

One Drop Blood Glucose Monitoring Kit for iPhone Launches on Apple.com

Health startup One Drop recently launched its iOS-compatible One Drop Chrome Blood Glucose Monitoring Kit on Apple.com for $99.95. Approved by the FDA and CE in Europe, the kit includes a Bluetooth-enabled blood glucose meter, a chrome lancing device, test strips, and a vegan leather carry case.<p>The …

Is urine actually sterile?

Just in case you were wondering<p>It's a fact frequently shared at parties and across social media: urine is sterile, so you should drink it if you find yourself in a waterless pinch. But like so many cocktail party factoids, this one is <i>absolutely</i> not true. Urine ain't sterile, friends, and neither is …

Microbiology
Molecular Biology

Meds That Cause Blurred Vision, Hearing Loss, and More

We rely on our senses to help us navigate the world—to read a book, hear a doorbell, or pick up the warning signs of a gas leak. But medication may …