The American Heart Association (AHA) has changed some of its guidelines for preventing cardiovascular disease in women to better address factors that may go ignored in some clinical settings.
Data collected from the National Institutes of Health AARP Diet and Health Study shows a strong association between high dietary fiber intake and a lowered risk of death from cardiovascular, respiratory and infectious diseases.
Canadian researchers have concluded a study that suggests transient ischemic attack (TIA) — or a brief period of blood loss to the brain, often referred to as a mini-stroke — has lasting, maybe even permanent, effects on neurons in the brain
In a study of about 50 people with diabetes who experienced subsequent kidney problems, many felt surprised and regretful that they had not been adequately educated about the risks of renal failure or malfunction when they were diagnosed with the blood sugar disorder.
In a global review of health data from 1980 to 2008, researchers found that health issues which were once thought of as being problems of the rich are now affecting many middle- and low-income populations.
As Starbucks prepares to release a new 31-ounce ‘Trenta’ size for its iced beverages in May, a health expert has stepped forward to warn the public about the health risks involved in excess sugar consumption.
Research that was recently conducted at the Karolinska Institutet in Sweden suggests that eating vitamin-rich vegetables like leafy greens and beets could improve efficiency of muscle function due to inorganic nitrates found in the foods.
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Next time the barista poses the question of light or dark roast, coffee-drinkers might be doing themselves a nutritional favor by going for the latter as it has been shown to contain more antioxidants.
While antioxidants in red wine have been shown to have health benefits, a recent study conducted at the Boston University Medical Center provides insight into what exactly the compounds do to the body.