Researchers at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine have found a protein normally involved in blood pressure regulation in a surprising place: tucked within the little "power plants" of cells, the mitochondria. ...
Medical research Aug 16, 2011 | 5 / 5 (7) | 2 |
A sedentary lifestyle is a common cause of obesity, and excessive body weight and fat in turn are considered catalysts for diabetes, high blood pressure, joint damage and other serious health problems. But what if lack of ...
Health Aug 13, 2012 | 3.3 / 5 (7) | 0 |
A team of Bay Area researchers faced a herculean challenge 15 months ago: Sequence the DNA of more than 100,000 Kaiser Permanente members who joined an unprecedented study of genetics and environmental conditions links health.
Genetics Jul 22, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
(HealthDay) -- Two out of five women having a heart attack do not experience chest pain, according to a new study.
Cardiology Feb 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
The answer to longevity may be far simpler than we imagine; it may in fact be right under our noses in the form of a morning caffeine kick. The elderly inhabitants of Ikaria, the Greek island, boast the highest rates of longevity ...
Health Mar 18, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
A dietary supplement containing an amino acid and antioxidant vitamins, given to pregnant women at high risk of pre-eclampsia, can reduce the occurrence of the disease, finds a study published in the British Medical Journal ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 20, 2011 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Australians are living longer largely due to a remarkable trend that appeared about 40 years ago.
Medications Aug 29, 2011 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0
(HealthDay)—Fainting isn't fun. For those who have ever suddenly and briefly lost consciousness, it's a disconcerting situation that typically triggers a thorough medical workup. Unfortunately, it's often ...
Cardiology Dec 12, 2012 | 3.5 / 5 (4) | 0
Preventing heart disease before it starts is a good long-term investment in the nation's health, according to a new policy statement from the American Heart Association.
Cardiology Jul 25, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Eating food fried in olive or sunflower oil is not linked to heart disease or premature death, finds a paper published in the British Medical Journal today.
Health Jan 24, 2012 | 3.3 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is attempting to halt distribution of dietary supplements that contain the stimulant dimethylamylamine (DMAA), following reports of illness and death associated ...
Health Apr 15, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(HealthDay) -- If you have children or pets, you've probably looked around your house to see what potential hazards you need to lock up or move, like the cleaning products under the sink. But it's easy to ...
Health Jun 08, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 1
Resuscitation, cell regeneration, a new high blood pressure treatment and developments in devices for treating stroke are among the key scientific findings that make up this year's top cardiovascular and stroke research identified ...
Cardiology Dec 18, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
People who rate their health as poor or fair appear to be significantly more likely to develop dementia later in life, according to a study published in the October 5, 2011, online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the ...
Neuroscience Oct 05, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Ethnic differences in appointment keeping may be an important factor in poor health outcomes among some minority patients with diabetes, according to a new study.
Health Oct 27, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0