Cardiology

First treatment identified for fainting

Fainting affects one in two people during their lifetime. Those with recurrent episodes are often afraid to socialise or go to work. Today researchers report the first effective therapy. The late breaking research is presented ...

Overweight & Obesity

New guidelines aim to reduce obesity stigma in health care

The 2019 report from Canada's Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Theresa Tam focused on addressing different forms of stigma. Included in the report was one form of stigma—obesity or weight stigma—that has proven remarkably ...

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.

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