Cardiovascular Disease

Owning a dog makes you live longer, says science

Scary Mommy:<p>Dogs. We already know that they are very good boys and girls. Who’s a good dog? They are. But a new study out of Sweden shows that not …

Scientific Research

Having a dog may reduce risk of heart disease, death — study

Swedish researchers have found an association between dog ownership and the reduction of cardiovascular-related diseases among adults. According to a …

Diabetes

Your dog is helping you live longer

Well you can add this to the growing list of reasons to get a dog, new research suggests man's best friend is helping owners live longer.<p>The study, …

Portland, OR

Yoghurt could help to reverse the effects of a salty diet, study shows

It's good for your heart...<p>We already knew that yoghurt is good for your bones, but now it seems it could be beneficial for heart health, too. …

Diabetes

Nuts may protect against heart disease

A new study published in the <i>Journal of the American College of Cardiology</i> looks at the impact of nut consumption on the risk of cardiovascular …

Medicine

Amarin's Vascepa shows treatment effect in CKD patients in late-stage study; shares ahead 6% premarket

A post hoc (after the end of trial) analysis of the Phase 3 ANCHOR study showed treatment with Amarin's (NASDAQ:AMRN) Vascepa (icosapent ethyl) …

Business

Long-Term Coffee Consumption and Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

New paper published in Circulation:<p><i>Background</i> — Considerable controversy exists regarding the association between coffee consumption and …

Diabetes

Long-Term Aspirin Use May Reduce Risk of Digestive Cancers

Long-term aspirin use may lower the risk of developing digestive cancers, according to a new study.<p>The research was presented last week at the 25th …

Health

'Closing the Gap impedes health outcomes'

A focus on 'closing the gap' has hidden the "huge" gains made in indigenous health outcomes and obstructs future progress, says a population health …

Torres Strait Islander

These foods will lower your risk of heart disease

Low-fat or low-carb? Butter or margarine? Avocado oil or coconut oil? Bombarded with contradictory media reports on the ever-changing landscape of …

Nutrition

Space travel: Beware of the health risks

Space: the final frontier. But before we embark on voyages to strange new worlds, we must first find ways of keeping our astronauts' brains from …

Medicine

A New Drug Has Been Found To 'Melt' Away The Fat In Our Arteries That Cause Heart Attacks

Sound too good to be true?<p>We all know that an unhealthy lifestyle and poor diet can start clogging up our coronary system, making us more vulnerable …

Medicine

10 foods that boost potassium levels

It is essential for the transmission of nerve impulses, as well as muscle contraction (particularly the heart) and good kidney function, and plays a …

Healthy Eating

Cholesterol and statins

News (Ireland)

Teen moms at risk of heart disease

New research recently published in the <i>Journal of the American Heart Association</i> shows that women who became mothers for the first time as teenagers …

Research

Forget High This, Low That. Your Diet May Already Hit The Sweet Spot

The world has seen a plethora of "experts" providing nutritional advice that sounds definitive and evidence-based. Many of us have lived through all …

Canadian News

Non-smoker, with normal blood pressure and cholesterol levels has heart disease. Why?

Inflammation is re-emerging as a likely reason for blockages in the coronary arteries of some patients with ischaemic heart disease<p>Mon, Oct 30, 2017, …

Diabetes

Here's What Eating A Banana And An Avocado Every Day Can Do To Your Body

Fruits and vegetables are vital for maintaining a healthy lifestyle. They contain vitamins and minerals that keep our body functioning at a high …

Healthy Eating

Early Stage: Can this startup stop aging? Give it your stem cells and find out

<i>Startup of the week:</i><p><b>Who they are:</b> Forever Labs<p><b>What they do:</b> Harvest and preserve your stem cells<p><b>Why it’s cool:</b> Scientists have been chasing the …

Stem Cells

The Benefits and Risks of Peanuts for People with Diabetes

About Peanuts<p>Highlights<p>Peanuts, though not technically nuts, are legumes that have many of the same nutritional properties as nuts.<br>• While relatively …

Diabetes

Where are Australia's healthiest and least healthy senior employees?

One year ago, Alfonso del Rio was 110 kilograms and on the path to diabetes. He couldn't climb a flight of stairs without leaning on the handrail, …

Australian News

Blood Circulation Superfoods

<b>We all know that eating a nutritious, balanced diet is vital for maintaining good health, but you may not be aware that food plays a vital role in</b> …

Healthy Eating

Heart health disparities take toll on African-Americans

(Reuters Health) - African-Americans have worse cardiovascular health and more deaths from heart disease than other groups, at least partly from less effective disease prevention and management efforts, according to a scientific statement from the American Heart Association (AHA).<p>"While African …

African-American News

4 New Ways to Cook Heart-Healthy Fish

There are so many reasons to fall in love with fish. Not only is the seafood rich in protein, it’s also packed with omega-3s, the long-chain fatty …

Cardiovascular System

Association of Mitochondrial DNA Copy Number With Cardiovascular Disease. - PubMed

Importance:<p>Mitochondrial dysfunction is a core component of the aging process and may play a key role in atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease. …

Diabetes

What doctors can tell about your health just by looking at your eyes

If seeing well isn't enough of a priority, here's a better reason to get your vision checked regularly: A third of all known genetic syndromes can …

Medicine

Quest to acquire Cleveland HeartLab

Quest Diagnostics (NYSE:DGX) inks an agreement to acquire Ohio-based Cleveland HeartLab, a provider of diagnostic services for managing …

Business

Statins Can Help Lower the Risk of Cardiovascular Disease in Patients With Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis is most commonly associated with joint pain and destruction that can be severe, and even crippling, if the disease is not …

Medicine

What you need to know before buying a magnesium supplement

Magnesium is all the rage right now, and for good reason. Nutritionist Adrienne Dowd, RD, of Parsley Health explains, “In general, magnesium is a …

Lifestyle

Aspirin habits unchanged by recommendations from U.S. doctors

(Reuters Health) - U.S. guidelines urging more adults who never had a heart attack or stroke to take a daily aspirin may not have convinced people to take these pills, a recent study suggests.<p>In 2009, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF), a government-backed panel of independent …

Medicine