Cardiology

High-salt diet impacts health of gut microbiome

Particularly in females with untreated hypertension, reducing salt intake to what's considered a healthier level appears to be good for both their gut microbiome and their blood pressure, scientists report.

Cardiology

Thigh circumference tied to hypertension risk

(HealthDay)—Large thigh circumference is associated with a lower risk for hypertension in overweight and obese individuals, according to a study published in the April issue of Endocrine Connections.

Cardiology

Light physical exercise protects people with metabolic syndrome

Physical exercise can act prophylactically for people with the metabolic syndrome and protect them against cardiovascular diseases, a new study from the Swedish School of Sport and Health Sciences, GIH, and Karolinska Institutet, ...

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