Cardiac Arrest And Menopause Link Discovered: Study
It has been discovered that women who undergo early menopause are at a greater risk of having a cardiac incident or a stroke. The study was conducted at the University of...
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Scientists propose new theory on Alzheimer's, amyloid connection
'Is amyloid precursor protein the mastermind behind Alzheimer's or is it just an accomplice?' Researchers devised a multi-functional reporter for amyloid precursor protein and...
6 hours ago - ScienceDaily
Statins safe, efficacious in lowering LDL cholesterol in RA
A daily 40-mg regimen of atorvastatin is safe and produced a significantly greater reduction in LDL cholesterol than placebo among patients with rheumatoid arthritis, according...
1 day ago - Healio - 2 articles
Skipping Breakfast May Increase Stroke and Heart Risks
Eating breakfast could be a simple way to promote cardiovascular health, one researcher says.
1 day ago - NY Times - 5 articles
Evolocumab Lowers LDL-C in Diabetic Patients on Maximum Statins
In patients with type 2 diabetes and hyperlipidemia or mixed dyslipidemia on a maximally tolerated statin, treatment with evolocumab lowers low-density-lipoprotein cholesterol...
1 day ago - Medscape - 2 articles
Personal Health: Should You Be Eating Eggs?
Do eggs raise your cholesterol? The advice keep changing.
1 day ago - NY Times
Manage your cholesterol levels with Indian gooseberry
Researchers found another medicinal plant that can help lower your cholesterol and triglyceride levels: the Indian gooseberry , also known as amla. The researchers conducted a...
4 days ago - Natural News - 8 articles
Low LDL, triglycerides increase stroke risk in women
Women with LDL levels below 70 mg/dL and low triglyceride levels had increased risk for hemorrhagic stroke, according to a study published in Neurology. “Strategies to lower...
5 days ago - Healio - 3 articles
Cholesterol Managers Want to Double Statin Prescriptions
Cholesterol is found in nearly every cell in your body. This waxy substance is vital for optimal functioning of cell membranes, regulating protein pathways and supporting brain...
6 days ago - Mercola
How to Calculate Your BMI: Determining Your Range
What is BMI, or body mass index, and how does it measure health? Calculating BMI can help you discover if you have any weight-related health risks. What Is BMI? BMI uses your...
7 days ago - UPMC
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Gaming Doesn't Hamper Boys' Social Skills: Study
In contrast, the more time a girl spent gaming at age 10, the more social interaction difficulties she experienced by age 12.
These 3 CrossFit Moves Are Inspired by Gymnastics - and You Can Do Them at Home
CrossFit features exercises like ball slams, burpees , and lots of heavy lifting , but it has a major gymnastics component, too. Here's an easy example: handstands. Or...
Mexican study suggests potential prebiotic activity of mango peel
Mango peel may selectively boost the growth of beneficial bacteria, and open up opportunities to use the waste material as a prebiotic ingredient, suggests a new study from Mexico.
Inhale, don't chew: Smelling fattening foods can help reduce your cravings
Smelling fried chicken or french fries can tempt you into ordering a similarly fattening dish at a restaurant, which can make it hard to maintain a healthy weight. But...
World's first malaria vaccine could save 'tens of thousands of children's...
Some 360,000 vulnerable youngsters in Malawi, Kenya and Ghana will be immunised with the vaccine RTS,S every 12 months to help 'bring an end to this disease'.
Diabetes drug works better than diet and exercise at keeping weight off...
Participants were given either metformin, a placebo, or a healthy regime by researchers at Louisiana State University. Those in the metformin group were able to better sustain...
Most Americans spend more than 6 hours a day sat down - up from 5 hours a...
A new study from Washington University School of Medicine found that sitting time for adults rose from 5.5 hours per day to almost 6.5 hours and, for teenagers, it rose from 7...
U.S. Set to Break Measles Cases Record
Just a few months into the year, the United States is set to break an annual record for the number of measles cases.
FDA Approves First Device for Children With ADHD
The pocket-sized device is for use at home while a child is sleeping. It's connected by wire to a small patch placed on the child's forehead above the eyebrows, CNN reported.
Babies Still Dying Due to Unsafe Sleep Practices
While the rates of accidental suffocation and strangulation in bed are low, they're on the rise.