Cardiovascular System

The latest longevity hack, according to science: cleaning the house

When it comes to adding years to your life, you probably already know that being active is key. But that doesn’t mean you have to start training for …

Lifestyle

8 Top Supplements to Keep Your Ticker Ticking

Heart disease, including coronary heart disease, hypertension, and stroke, is the No.1 cause of deaths in the United States. It is the leading cause …

Vitamins

Puerto Rico: Seriously Ill Baby, 2 Weeks, Evacuated To U.S. After Hurricane Maria Destroys Hospitals

Hurricane Maria’s left Puerto Rico in devastation. As a result, hospitals are struggling to care for their sickest patients, which has forced a mom & …

Celebrity Gossip

Ten Benefits To Strength Training

<b>1. Increased Cognitive Function -</b><p>Strength training has shown to boost your cognitive function. This is largely down to the fact that training with …

Exercise

Worried about diabetes? Here are three ways to control the disease

As the lifestyle disease of diabetes becomes increasingly common in India, there is hope from new studies which show that it can be kept in control. …

Diabetes

Don’t overthink your exercise: just 2.5 hours per week of any kind could help you live longer

Walking to work and cleaning your house both qualify.<p>With the explosion of boutique gyms and spin classes and ultramarathons, it can feel like exercise should be both expensive and extreme. But researchers are finding that it really doesn’t seem to matter what kind of physical activity you do to …

Wellness

Should You Consider a Coronary Artery Calcium Scan? - ASHARQ AL

If you’re on the fence about whether to take a statin, this test might make sense.<p>Cardiologists constantly seek better ways to predict who will have …

Middle East

Cost of healthy foods may explain heart risks linked to ‘food deserts’

(Reuters Health) - Living in an area with little access to fresh and nutritious foods has been linked to high heart disease risk, but a new study suggests that it’s the inability to afford a healthy diet, rather than access, that’s to blame.<p>Researchers studied Atlanta residents and found that …

Nutrition

Stop Sitting Down: Risk of Early Death Increases the Longer You Are Sedentary

The first time I met my mother-in-law, my wife had warned me that I might find her cooking habits odd. Having grown up in rural Isaan she was …

Wellness

Prolonged standing poses inreased risk of cardiovascular disease, study shows

Researchers have likened the effects to smoking<p>Many people use them at work to alleviate the effects of prolonged sitting, but new research suggests …

Cardiovascular Disease

Tip: Eat More Steak, Chicken Skin, and Bacon

New research shows that medicine has been wrong about fat intake and lifespan. Check this out.<p>Low-Fat Diets Kill?<p>For years people have been wary of …

Nutrition

How Running Boosts My Productivity At Work

As crazy as it sounds, exercise makes most people feel more energized. I was skeptical to say the least, because I felt like I had no energy to begin …

Running

Get up, stand up: including exercise in everyday life healthier than gym, says study

Taking the stairs and getting off the bus a stop early are more likely to protect against heart disease and early death than working out, research shows<p>Incorporating physical activity into our everyday lives, from taking the stairs to holding “walkaround” meetings in the office, is more likely to …

Wellness

A new study has found that household chores could save your life

Gardening, washing the floor or cleaning the kitchen could save your life, new research has revealed.According to the Daily Mail, a report from …

Cardiovascular Disease

Low Fat is DEAD

In 1955, an American scientist known as Ancel Keys presented his Diet-lipid-heart disease hypothesis at a meeting of the World Health Organisation in …

Low Fat

Today's Workout 135: The 3-move high-intensity circuit to make your muscles scream

Have you ever done a workout and thought, "Wow, that was actually pretty easy?" This is not that kind of workout.<p>Attack back-to-back rounds of three …

Exercise

Exercises to Burn Off Upper Thigh Fat

People who carry excess fat in the lower portion of their body, including the upper thighs, are often referred to as pear-shaped. You can't target …

Exercise

Nigeria: Artificial Seasonings in Food Can Cause Diseases - Expert

[Premium Times] Nigerians have been warned that using artificial seasonings in their food can cause cardiovascular diseases.

High Blood Pressure

Antidepressants may raise death risk by a third

A new study suggests that common antidepressants may pose a serious risk to health; they drastically raise the risk of mortality.<p>The use of …

Medicine

Statins Can Reduce Heart Disease Risk

Statins cut risk of death from heart disease by 28 percent in men.<p>That’s according to a new study — the longest ever conducted of its …

Diabetes

Beyond Elimination Dieting Moderation Is Key

For decades, fats were vilified as the evil food to be avoided at all costs. In the last few years, the pendulum has swung in the other direction, …

Nutrition

Cardiovascular Systems cuts fiscal Q1 guidance due to hurricane impact

Citing the impact of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma on procedure volumes in Houston and Florida, Cardiovascular Systems (NASDAQ:CSII) reduces its fiscal …

Business

Doing the housework, walking to work can stave off death, study shows

One in 12 global deaths over a five-year period can be prevented through 30 minutes of physical activity – which can include housecleaning or walking …

Medicine

Sanofi and Amgen, eyeing boost for PCSK9 use, tout benefits for diabetes patients

The stepped-up focus on cardiovascular risks for diabetes patients isn’t an accident. Drugmakers have conducted enormous trials to gauge those …

Diabetes

Waist-to-hip ratio: How does it affect your health?

Waist-to-hip ratio, also known as waist-hip ratio, is the circumference of the waist divided by the circumference of the hips. What does a person's …

Medicine

Tip: No Need to Eat So Many Fruits & Veggies

New research says we don't need as much as we thought. Check out the science.<p>Der Fartenfuhrer<p>Most of us were doing just fine and fulfilling the …

Healthy Eating

Half of young adults with high BP go untreated

Awareness, treatment and control of hypertension among middle-age and older adults has improved in the past decade. But progress is halting for the …

Diabetes

Being ‘healthy obese’ still accompanied by serious health risks

Image: stevecoleimages/Istock.com via AFP Relaxnews<p>Researchers in the United Kingdom are warning that those who are classed as “healthy obese,” or …

Diabetes

Study Confirms: Meat and Butter Can Lead to a Longer Life

A low-fat diet raises the risk of early death by almost a quarter according to a recent study. The Lancet looked at 135,000 adults and found that …

Nutrition

Having A Pet Improves Your Health. Here's How.

Who knew that having pets can improve your health? We certainly didn't know that was the case with our canine. A third of the time we “walk” our dog, …

Health