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Efient Drug Information

Monday, November 12th, 2018

Efient is often prescribed to patients who, due to a heart attack or unstable angina, have had a percutaneous coronary intervention. The medication reduces the ability of blood cells to clot and decreases the chances of a heart attack. Efient is sometimes paired with daily aspirin doses between 81 and 325 milligrams.

Walking Linked to Reduced Heart Failure Risk in 60+ Women

Thursday, September 6th, 2018

The habit of regular walking is linked to many health benefits. A new study adds another benefit to this list: reduced risk of developing 2 heart failure subtypes in older women. Congestive heart failure is a health condition that affects millions of people worldwide. In the U.S., no fewer than 5 million individuals have this […]

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, […]

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