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Monster Radish Shows Potential To Lower Heart Disease Risk

Monday, August 13th, 2018

Cardiovascular diseases, like stroke and heart attack, account for nearly 20 percent of deaths. Given the widespread prevalence of cardiovascular diseases, a lot of focus in recent years has been on finding ways to lower their risks. In a recent study, the researchers found that Sakurajima daikon (aka monster radish) might offer some resistance. Native […]

New Study Says Omega-3 Supplements Don’t Improve Heart Health

Sunday, August 12th, 2018

Many people around the world take omega-3 supplements because they’ve been purported to be beneficial for heart health. A new study, however, refutes this. In this study, the researchers found that omega-3 supplements don’t improve heart health. Millions of people take omega-3 pills to lower the effects of heart disease. But the recently-published study states […]

Aspirin Does Not Prevent Heart Attack in People with Body Weight Over 154 Pounds

Saturday, August 4th, 2018

Many people over 50 take aspirin in low dose daily to lower their risk of stroke, heart attack and certain forms of cancers. However, a latest study shows that if you weigh more than a certain weight, you might not get the intended benefits. New research partially contradicts previous studies that have found aspirin to […]

Multivitamins Do Not Improve Heart Health

Saturday, July 28th, 2018

Many people take multivitamins pills to improve heart health. However, new research confirms that these pills don’t do anything to improve heart health. This study reinforces what experts have been telling for long: Multivitamins don’t lower your risk of developing cardiovascular disease. In this research, the experts conducted a meta-analysis of earlier research. The checked […]

Whole-Fat Dairy Might Actually Be Good For Heart Health

Saturday, July 14th, 2018

You might have heard that full-fat dairy products are bad for you because they have high levels of saturated fats, which in turn are linked to increased risk of cardiovascular conditions like coronary artery disease. A new study, however, boldly suggests that you—just like the rest of us—have been misinformed. According to it, whole-fat dairy […]

Exercise Is Good For Both Depression & Heart

Wednesday, June 27th, 2018

Depression is the most common mental health condition affecting millions of people worldwide. What’s worse is that depression increases the risk of developing heart disease. A new study probes the association between the two conditions. Encouragingly, the researchers have found that exercise can prove to be the most effective treatment for depression patients. Regular exercise […]

People with Red Meat Allergies Might Have Greater Heart Disease Risk

Sunday, June 17th, 2018

Red meat increases the risk of heart disease, a fact that’s well-known. However, now researchers have found that this risk is not the same for all of those who eat red meat. Some red meat eaters are more at risk, and these are people with red meat allergies. In the new study, the researchers have […]

Protein-Rich Diets Might Not Be Good For Heart Health

Thursday, June 14th, 2018

Diets that are high in protein, like keto and Atkins diet, are more popular today than ever before. One reason behind this is that they are often said to aid weight loss. However, a new study suggests there might a high cost attached to losing weight by following a high-protein diet. In this new study, […]

Erectile Dysfunction Might Double the Risk of Heart Disease

Monday, June 11th, 2018

Men with erectile dysfunction would do well to get their heart checked. A new study has come up with this suggestion after it found that erectile dysfunction may be an early indicator of heart disease. No other disease causes more deaths in both the sexes than heart disease. However, the risk factors for heart disease […]

Plant-Based Diet Is Good For Heart

Sunday, June 3rd, 2018

In recent years, several studies have suggested that a vegetarian diet offers many health benefits. For example, a veggie diet has been linked to lower risk of metabolic syndrome, diabetes type 2, and obesity. Some research has also hinted that a plant-based diet might even help keep certain cancers at bay. Now new research, in […]

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