Families could get money off their shopping bills
Two-thirds of adults and one-third of 11-year-olds in the UK are currently overweight, greatly increasing the risk of heart attacks, strokes, cancer, dementia and diabetes.
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Higher Childhood BMI Linked to Higher Stroke Risk
Concerns about coming increases in cases of early ischemic stroke
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Subarachnoid hemorrhage and the need for expert treatment
Subarachnoid hemorrhages, which are caused by ruptured brain aneurysms, account for 5-10 percent of all strokes and are best managed by experienced and dedicated experts at...
1 day ago - ScienceDaily
HRT skin patch 'has less stroke risk' than pills, study
A study, by Copenhagen University, based on a million women, tracked for 15 years found that those taking hormone tablets had an increased stroke risk those with patch did not.
1 day ago - Daily Mail
25+ nutrition and lifestyle strategies to lower your risk of Alzheimer's disease. Plus an Alzheimer's Prevention Quiz to see how you're doing
Worried about Alzheimer's disease and neurodegeneration? There are many things we can't control when it comes to cognitive decline. But certain nutrition and lifestyle choices...
1 day ago - Precision Nutrition
New method may identify patients at risk for bleeding after stroke
A novel scoring model may help predict the risk for major bleeding in patients who use antiplatelet agents after transient ischemic attack or ischemic stroke, according to...
3 days ago - Healio - 2 articles
Should You Still Be on Team Olive Oil? Here Are the Facts
Recent years have seen the rise in popularity of coconut and avocado oils, with our old friend olive oil being cast aside - and, some argue, quite unfairly. Olive oil has been...
3 days ago - PopSugar
Lasers used to detect risk of heart attack and stroke
Patients at risk of heart attacks and strokes may be spotted earlier thanks to a diagnosis tool that uses near-infrared light to identify high-risk arterial plaques.
3 days ago - ScienceDaily - 2 articles
New diagnostic tool uses near-infrared light to spot patients at risk of heart attacks and strokes
Patients at risk of heart attacks and strokes may be spotted earlier thanks to a diagnosis tool that uses near-infrared light to identify high-risk arterial plaques, according...
3 days ago - News Medical - 3 articles
Experiences of stroke survivors with visual impairments examined
A new study identifies simple measures that could substantially improve the quality of life of stroke survivors with visual impairments.
4 days ago - ScienceDaily
The headlines of Master Doctor
More dementia patients in A&E over lack of care home beds
A study by King's College London found the number of later-stage dementia patients making emergency visits to hospital jumped by 62 per cent between 2008 and 2013.
Looking Out for 'Signature' Causes of BRCAness in Breast Cancer Cells
Signature 3 presence or absence in breast cancer cells helps classify the rare BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations as harmful or not, reveals a new study.
Heart Safe Program Enhances CPR and AED Use in Participating Communities
Heart Safe program has been effective in helping communities and also play a significant role in providing citizen CPR education and AED placements
Exposure to outdoor light at night can increase breast cancer risk, claim...
Women who reside in areas with plenty of outdoor lighting at night may want to reconsider their living situation. The researchers behind a recent Harvard study uncovered a link...
Online opportunities-not loss of big account-drove finished products shift...
A shift in market dynamics-not a legal dispute with a key customer-is what drove ChromaDex to try for a second time the finished products route for one of its branded ingredients.
Calcium may not help prevent bone loss in men
Bone Mineral Density and rates of bone loss showed no association with dietary calcium intake in men, according to a recent study in British Journal of Nutrition.
Eating Disorders Linked To History Of Theft
Convictions could increase a patient's stress and anxiety, interrupt treatment and hamper recovery.
High blood pressure is on the rise in children and teens
The American Academy of Pediatrics released new guidelines to help detect high blood pressure in children and teens. This is after a study revealed that 3.5 percent have...
Of Course Donald Trump Stared Right Into The Eclipse Without Glasses
Donald Trump photographed enjoying the eclipse - without glasses Donald Trump did that thing that scientists have been warning us about for weeks: stared straight into the sun...
Parents are failing to put babies to sleep on their backs
Less than half of the babies in the US sleep on their backs all the time, despite doctors' warnings to parents that this sleeping position decreases a baby's risk of dying of SIDS.