Your heart is arguably the most important organ in your body, responsible for circulating blood and oxygen throughout your system to ensure proper functioning. In recognition of February as American Heart Month, we’ve gathered some facts about all the work… Read More
A study from the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute in Salt Lake City has found that the gene variants that affect the way a person gains weight may be linked to their risk of developing heart disease. This increased risk… Read More
Eustachian tube dysfunction affects the small tube that connects the back of the nose with the middle ear. This tube allows air to travel to the eardrum, as well as lets mucus drain from the middle ear, so that pressure… Read More
Antibiotics may prove to be just as effective in treating acute non-complicated appendicitis as an appendectomy, according to a new study from the University of Southampton.
Appendicitis is caused by inflammation of the appendix due to a blockage or infection,… Read More
Your target heart rate is meant to be your goal when exercising in order to ensure that you are working out effectively while not overdoing it. Target heart rates vary based on personal fitness level and may be different for… Read More
The University of Eastern Finland has found an association between postmenopausal estrogen-based hormone therapy and a decreased risk of Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s is one of the most prevalent forms of dementia, especially among women, so these findings indicate that the… Read More
Recent research published in the Journal of Cardiovascular Pharmacology and Therapeutics has revealed that long-term testosterone therapy (TTh) for males who have hypogonadism (or testosterone deficiency) may also help prevent cardiovascular (CV) disease. Testosterone (T) is the main male sex… Read More
New research from Queen Mary University of London has found that a high-fat diet and obesity may lead to the activation of the immune system and increase your risk of developing heart disease.
While earlier studies have found that obesity… Read More
The risk of exposure to toxic metals like arsenic and mercury may be increased by consuming a gluten-free diet, according to a study recently put forth by the University of Illinois at Chicago. Exposure to these substances has been linked… Read More
It is equally as important to exercise regularly at an older age as it is at a younger one. Exercise is an integral part of health because it improves heart function, helps to maintain a healthy weight, and according to… Read More