Category Archives: Heart

Is Feeling Bad a Luxury Problem? or something else…

Health experts call these “first-world problems,” meaning the accumulated stresses of daily life and the negative emotions they arouse ByWray Herbert In Judith Viorst’s classic children’s book Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day, Alexander wakes up with … Continue reading

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Helping your Loved Ones to lose weight will be the best gift in this Christmas

Christmas may be a time of indulging for many, but health experts believe it is the perfect time to tell a loved one they are overweight. The National Obesity Forum and International Chair on Cardiometabolic Risk said it was important … Continue reading

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Olive Oil May Prevent Strokes In Older People, French Study

Older people who use olive oil for cooking, in salad dressing or with bread may be doing much to protect themselves against stroke, according to a French study of three cities where researchers found seniors whose diet included a lot … Continue reading

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Healthy Diet Appears To Help Older Adults Live Longer

Supporting the idea that it is never too late to adopt a healthy diet, researchers in the US found that older adults who followed a predominantly healthy diet stood a better chance of living longer than counterparts whose diets were … Continue reading

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Alzheimer’s And Heart Attacks Share The Same Genes

Alzheimer and heart attacks have been found to share common genetic basis. The research leads the way to the first genetic test on developing the risk of the diseases even at a young age. According to Federico Licastro, an immunologist … Continue reading

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Poor Sleep Tied To Inflammation, A Risk Factor For Heart Disease, Stroke

Written by: Catharine Paddock, PhD US researchers found that poor sleep quality, that is not getting a good night’s sleep or not enough sleep, is linked to higher levels of inflammation, a known risk factor for heart disease and stroke. … Continue reading

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Folic Acid Does Not Show Heart Benefits

A systematic analysis of 8 large trials concluded that use of folic acid supplements does not appear to be linked to reduced rates of cardiovascular events, despite having been shown to lower blood levels of homocysteine, an amino acid thought … Continue reading

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