Tag Archives: cardiovascular disease

Poor Mental Health Linked to Reduced Life Expectancy

ScienceDaily People with mental health problems have a lower life expectancy, according to a large-scale population based study published July 31 in the British Medical Journal. The findings may prompt further research into the way doctors treat patients with even … Continue reading

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To understand childhood obesity, researchers look to inactive, fat rats

Donna Krupa EurekAlert BETHESDA, Md. (July 24, 2012)—Childhood obesity has nearly tripled in the past three decades, and by 2009, 17 percent of those 2-19 years of age were classified as obese. If actions against childhood obesity do not take … Continue reading

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Health Impact, Interplay of Diet Soft Drinks and Overall Diet Unravelled

ScienceDaily Are diet sodas good or bad for you? The jury is still out, but a new study sheds light on the impact that zero-calorie beverages may have on health, especially in the context of a person’s overall dietary habits. … Continue reading

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Meditation practice may decrease risk for cardiovascular disease in teens

Jennifer Scott EurekAlert AUGUSTA, Ga. – Regular meditation could decrease the risk of developing cardiovascular disease in teens who are most at risk, according to Georgia Health Sciences University researchers. In a study of 62 black teens with high blood … Continue reading

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Avoid This Food to Help Slow Aging

Dr. Mercola Mercola Advanced glycation end products (AGEs) are a complex group of compounds formed when sugar reacts with amino acids. This can occur both in the food you eat, and inside your body. It’s is a fitting acronym because … Continue reading

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Over-Consumption of Fructose Linked to Cardiovascular Disease, Diabetes

Source: Natural Society While there is no perfect diet, people are starting to realize that many of the health complications they currently face are actually a result of consuming way too much sugar. More health experts are voicing their concern … Continue reading

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Adverse events associated with individual statin treatments for cardiovascular disease: an indirect comparison meta-analysis.

Source: PubMed Statins are the most widely prescribed drug available. Due to this reason, it is important to understand the risks involved with the drug class and individual statins. We conducted a meta-analysis and employed indirect comparisons to identify differing … Continue reading

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