While nobody likes the stench of foul-smelling air or the uncomfortable side effects that may accompany it, the World Health Organization considers even the most undetectable forms of air pollution to be a major risk to health. Pollution has long been linked to respiratory problems, heart disease, and cancer. Recently, evidence suggests there is even a strong association between poor air quality and heart attacks and stroke.
A study led by …Read more
Most people now know that one of the first steps to reducing your blood pressure is to change your diet and include more fresh fruits and vegetables. But most people may not know that just the simple addition of the humble beet into your diet could have some profound and directly immediate effects on your blood pressure.
Approximately 1 in 3 American adults have high blood pressure, half of which are not …Read more
Cancer is considered as one of the most deadly diseases affecting people around the world. Cancer is strongly associated with specific lifestyles, as well as particular genetic mutations that may significantly increase cancer risk.
Scientists and researchers have been aggressively conducting investigations on methods for early detection of cancer, as well as identifying effective drugs that may prevent the abnormal cell division and spread of cancer cells throughout the body.
A recent …Read more
Did you know that only 5 percent of Americans are estimated to be in the ‘low risk’ category for the development of the type of artery and heart problems that lead to heart attack and stroke? How about the fact that strokes are a leading cause of death in the United States and 80 percent of strokes are preventable?
Although these are some worrisome statistics, the latter fact is great news because it means that you have the power to …Read more