Over the past few years, governments across the globe have been fixated on lowering cholesterol levels in order to reduce the occurrence of heart disease. Butter and cheese have long been avoided in a healthy diet, as they contain high amounts of saturated fats and calories. But recent research now flies in the face of all that – now scientists say that butter and cheese may be heart health foods after all, and that including them in your diet could …Read more
Checking your pulse can be easily done, using the index and middle fingers to press on the radial pulse (on the wrist) or the carotid pulse (on the neck). However, it could be that your fingers themselves hold the key to determining not just your heart rate, but also your heart health.
Heart disease is one of the most common causes of death in the world …Read more
Is Salt Really at Fault?
Salt has been used since ancient times as a seasoning, preservative, disinfectant, and even a unit of exchange. It has been valued highly throughout history.
But lately, salt is being seen more and more as a villain.
The media is replete with stories about the negative impact of salt on health, especially cardiovascular health. With the advent of the internet, there is no dearth of information on why salt is bad for you. But is …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