News tagged with cardiovascular health
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We're often told by the popular press and well-meaning family and friends that, for good health, we should fall asleep quickly and sleep solidly for about eight hours—otherwise we're at risk of physical ...
Health Aug 28, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (7) | 0
Eating a moderate amount of chocolate each week may be associated with a lower risk of stroke in men, according to a new study published in the August 29, 2012, online issue of Neurology.
Neuroscience Aug 29, 2012 | 4.1 / 5 (8) | 2 |
Resveratrol, a compound found commonly in grape skins and red wine, has been shown to have several beneficial effects on human health, including cardiovascular health and stroke prevention. Now, a University ...
Cancer Nov 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (6) | 5 |
The personality trait narcissism may have an especially negative effect on the health of men, according to a recent study published in PLoS ONE.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 23, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (6) | 7 |
Stop exercising, eat as much as you want ... and still lose weight? It sounds impossible, but UC Irvine and Italian researchers have found that by blocking a natural, marijuana-like chemical regulating energy metabolism, ...
Medical research Mar 06, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (6) | 9 |
(Medical Xpress)—Consumption of whole walnuts or their extracted oil can reduce cardiovascular risk through a mechanism other than simply lowering cholesterol, according to a team of Penn State, Tufts University ...
Health May 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
Happiness and mental health are highest among people who eat seven portions of fruit and vegetables a day, according to a new report.
Health Oct 09, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (5) | 0
Standing up more often may reduce your chances of dying within three years, even if you are already physically active, a study of more than 200,000 people published in Archives of Internal Medicine today shows.
Health Mar 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—Eating an apple a day may keep the doctor away, but eating watermelon may just keep the cardiologist at bay.
Health Oct 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
The social pain of loneliness produces changes in the body that mimic the aging process and increase the risk of heart disease, reports a recent Cornell study published in Psychology and Aging (27:1). Changes in cardiovascular functi ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 01, 2012 | 4 / 5 (4) | 0 |
A study led by researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill found Chinese teenagers have a rate of diabetes nearly four times greater than their counterparts in the United States. The rise in the incidence ...
Diabetes Jul 05, 2012 | 4 / 5 (4) | 1 |
Not all trans fats are created equal and it's time for a change in nutrition labels in North America to reflect this, particularly when it comes to dairy and beef products.
Health Sep 07, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- New research by Johns Hopkins scientists suggests that vitamin D, long known to be important for bone health and in recent years also for heart protection, may stop conferring cardiovascular benefits and ...
Cardiology Jan 05, 2012 | 3 / 5 (5) | 3
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
(Medical Xpress)—For the millions of Americans at risk for heart disease or diabetes, a diet that includes tart cherries might actually be better than what the doctor ordered, according to new animal research ...
Health Apr 24, 2013 | 3.8 / 5 (4) | 0 |