Articles relating to 'HEART HEALTH'
Disease-fighting power of this humble vegetable…

blood pressure, diabetesAlthough fall means the days will get cooler and shorter, those harvest vegetables are now in season – and they have so many health benefits to offer.

One vegetable, in particular, packs a punch when it comes to providing you with your daily intake of vitamins and keeping you healthy right through the winter. This superstar food is … Read More

You’ll never guess which meat is best for your heart…

blood pressure, dietWhile you might not indulge in a high-quality cut of meat too often because of the cost, there is some new evidence showing that juicy steak could be great for you blood pressure. With summer in full swing, this is a perfect idea for your grill with the added benefit of good health!

The study, published in the … Read More

Heart patients to live longer thanks to new gene therapy

HEART DISEASE, LIVE LONGERImagine that one day we might be able to save people’s hearts by replacing their pacemakers with an injection of genes. Well, such “grow-your-own” pacemakers are now one step closer to reality.

Research and development is well underway. By injecting a single gene into ailing pigs suffering from a condition that slows heart rates, scientists have successfully converted … Read More

Why it’s so important to keep your cholesterol in check

CANCER, CHOLESTEROLHow healthy is your cholesterol? Along with the damage potential it has on your cardiovascular system, new research has found that cholesterol may play a role in a cellular pathway linked to cancer.

Cholesterol has been associated with cancer in previous research; one 2014 study from the United Kingdom linked women with high cholesterol to increased risk of … Read More

Fix for your blood pressure could be in your fridge right now

blood pressure, probioticsHow is your digestion? Any gas or bloating? A popular fix to promote digestion and regularity is probiotics, the healthy bacteria found in some common foods and supplements that help to increase the good bacteria in your gut.

It turns out, probiotics can work wonders on your blood pressure, too, according to new research. Treatment could be as … Read More

Your odds of suffering a stroke…

PREVENTION, STROKEChances are, you know someone who has suffered a stroke. It’s that common. But why? And isn’t there something we can do to prevent it from happening?

There is.

Every year in the United States, nearly 800,000 people have a stroke and 600,000 of them experience them for the first time. Nevertheless, new research reveals that the past … Read More

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