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Cutting down on salt and, at the same time, increasing levels of potassium in our diet will have major health and cost benefits across the world, according to studies published in BMJ today.
Health Apr 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
Eating more fiber may decrease your risk of first-time stroke, according to new research in the American Heart Association journal Stroke.
Cardiology Mar 28, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Telehealth does not seem to be a cost effective addition to standard support and treatment for patients with long term conditions, finds a study published in the BMJ today.
Health Mar 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
College-age kids who don't consume at least three servings of dairy daily are three times more likely to develop metabolic syndrome than those who do, said a new University of Illinois study.
Health Mar 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
Vitamin D supplements significantly reduced blood pressure in the first large controlled study of African-Americans, researchers report in the American Heart Association journal Hypertension.
Cardiology Mar 13, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Blood on your toothbrush can be a warning sign of gum disease. And, if you are overweight, it can indicate other serious health issues, such as diabetes, heart disease and high blood pressure.
Dentistry Mar 12, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Canadians can track how much salt they're eating and identify the main sources of sodium in their diet using a new online Salt Calculator.
Health Mar 11, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
Patients diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) have a significantly higher risk of developing insulin resistance and metabolic syndrome, placing them at greater risk for heart disease and diabetes, according ...
Cardiology Mar 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Blockages in your heart arteries could mean you're more likely to have a stroke, even if you're considered low risk, according to research in the American Heart Association journal Stroke.
Cardiology Feb 28, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Telehealth does not improve generic health related quality of life or psychological outcomes for patients with long term conditions over 12 months, finds a study published on BMJ website today.
Health Feb 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Fast food fare from restaurants such as McDonald's, Burger King, Wendy's and Pizza Hut accounted for more than 11 percent of the calories in American adults' daily diets in recent years, federal ...
Health Feb 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Young adults and teens who smoke, are obese and have high blood sugar levels may be more likely to die before they reach their 55th birthday, new government research suggests.
Pediatrics Feb 18, 2013 | 2 / 5 (2) | 2 |
A protein known to regulate iron levels in the body has an unexpectedly important role in preventing a form of high blood pressure that affects the lungs, and in stabilizing the concentration of red cells ...
Medical research Feb 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
even once or twice during routine medical care—can signal substantially higher risks of heart and kidney disease and diabetes, according to new research in the American Heart Association journal Circulation.
Cardiology Feb 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
After giving a talk at a university in Texas, Kory Floyd received an unusual request from an audience member. The young man asked for a prescription for the health booster Floyd had discussed in his presentation.
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0