What makes up a person? We all have bones, muscles, ligaments, organs, veins and arteries (and so on!) that are connected to create a functioning body. We move our fingers and toes without thinking about it, we speak to tell stories and offer advice, and our inner workings help transport blood, oxygen and other signals so we continue to motor right along.
But have you ever thought about how one part of your body is connected to another? Or better …Read more
Researchers from the U.K.’s University of Lincoln and The University of Nottingham found that patients vaccinated against influenza were less likely to suffer a stroke during the same flu season – as much as 25 percent. Their findings were originally reported in the scientific journal, Vaccine. Four years ago, the same team …Read more
More and more, scientists are finding that people who adopt a Mediterranean diet experience a lower risk of cardiovascular-related death than those who follow a strictly low-fat diet.
In a recent study published this February in the American Journal of Medicine, researchers analyzed data on diet and heart disease dating all the way back to 1957. Headed by Dr. James E. Dalen of the Weil Foundation and the University …Read more
Eat breakfast. Drink water. Exercise. Healthy lifestyle habits do plenty to keep your heart strong.
New research shows that heart-healthy habits will also help you respond better to treatment for depression.
In today’s society, depression is very common, affecting more than 350 million people worldwide. Numerous studies have found that depression is a major risk factor for the development of cardiovascular disease, which may lead to heart attack and stroke.
Researchers from the School of Science at Indiana-Purdue University Indianapolis …Read more