Six bars of chocolate a week could reduce risk of a fatal heart condition, Harvard study says
Eating up to six bars of chocolate a week could reduce the risk of a potentially fatal heart condition by almost one quarter, a study by Harvard University suggests. The...
5 hours ago - National Post
Canakinumab Cuts Secondary CV Events in Phase 3 CANTOS
Top-line results show the monoclonal antibody, given on top of standard care, significantly reduced the risk of cardiovascular death, nonfatal MI, and nonfatal stroke in...
14 hours ago - Medscape - 2 articles
Breast-feeding mothers at lower risk of heart disease, stroke
Mothers who breast-feed their babies may reduce their risk of heart disease and stroke in later life, especially if they breast-feed for longer durations.
16 hours ago - Medical News Today
Microvascular dysfunction may increase risk for late-life depression
Peripheral and cerebral forms of microvascular dysfunction were associated with increased risk for depression, according to recent findings.“Evidence suggests a cerebrovascular...
16 hours ago - Healio - 2 articles
Head position may not affect outcomes during acute stroke treatment
During treatment for acute stroke, whether a patient was lying down or sitting up did not make a difference in disability outcomes, according to a study in The New England...
18 hours ago - Healio - 2 articles
CANTOS: Canakinumab reduces risk for major CV events in patients with MI, inflammatory atherosclerosis
In patients with prior MI and inflammatory atherosclerosis, canakinumab in combination with standard-of-care therapy reduced risk for major adverse CV events, according to the...
18 hours ago - Healio - 2 articles
How much water is enough for kids? new
It's easy for anyone to get dehydrated on hot, sweaty summer days, but a local pediatrician warns that heat stroke and hydration can be serious issues for children and...
19 hours ago - Topix
Breast-Feeding Tied to Lower Heart, Stroke Risk for Mom
Study finds the longer a woman does it, the lower her risk drops Related MedlinePlus Pages: Breastfeeding , Heart Disease in Women
19 hours ago - MedlinePlus - 4 articles
Head Position May Not Affect Outcome After Stroke
International study suggests patients will do as well sitting up as following doctor's orders to lie on their backs Related MedlinePlus Pages: Stroke , Stroke Rehabilitation
19 hours ago - MedlinePlus - 2 articles
Breastfeed Your Baby to Reduce Risk of Heart Disease, Stroke
Mothers who breastfed their babies had a 9 percent lower risk of heart disease and an 8 percent lower risk of stroke.
20 hours ago - Medindia Health - 4 articles
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Colon Cancer: Underused Simple Blood Test Can Help Improve Treatment
An underused simple blood test can help to improve treatment options for colon cancer.
Can Parasite Strain-Specific Factors Determine the Severity of Malaria?
Malaria is an infectious mosquito-borne disease. Parasite strain-specific factors can determine the severity of malaria.
Different Blood Groups May Help Predict Heart Attack Risk
A heart attack (clinically known as myocardial infarction) is the permanent damage or death of the heart muscles due to lack of oxygen-rich blood.
Finding It Hard to Multi-Task? Increased Alcohol Use Could be a Reason
Cognitive impairments are not a problem limited to addiction patients in treatment, but constitute a broader problem among substance users.
9 Unique Travel Destinations That Focus on Fitness and Fun
Summer may be the season when you want to be in the best shape ever , but that doesn't mean you need to spend all of your warm-weather time inside a stuffy gym, either. Luckily...
EXPERIMENT: I sank four ammo cans full of ammunition to the bottom of a pond...
I just ruined over a thousand rounds of ammo to find out which ammo storage containers really work in harsh environments. A little over a year ago, I sank four ammo containers...
What are people saying about U.S. Senate's new health care bill?
Take a look at reactions from Ohioans and national figures on the Senate version of a healthcare bill.
U.S. stops all imports of Brazilian beef for food safety concerns
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has suspended all imports of fresh beef from Brazil because of recurring food safety problems discovered since March, when the agency began...
U.S. College Student Released From North Korea Has 'Extensive Loss of Brain...
This article originally appeared on People.com. The 22-year-old college student who was released from imprisonment in North Korea in a coma likely suffered from cardiopulmonary...
Why Do I Fart So Much? Ways To Reduce Excessive Gas
Everyone farts. For some, however, excessive gas can be embarrassing or uncomfortable. This article explores why some people fart so much and how to reduce excessive gas. What...