Lip cancer is the most common in the family of oral cancers. Tobacco, alcohol and over-exposure to sunlight are considered the main contributing factors, but now new research suggests blood pressure drugs could increase the risk of getting the disease.
The research conducted through the Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program in Northern California is considered preliminary but has been published in the Archives of Internal Medicine. It indicates that commonly used blood pressure drugs increase the risk of lip cancer …Read more
Heart disease is one of the most common chronic illnesses that affect adults. It is generally characterized by blockage of the vascular tissues of the heart, such as the arteries and veins. The blockage is often caused by fatty deposits that have accumulated in these vascular tissues, making it harder for the heart to deliver blood to the entire body. Heart disease often develops over a period of time and if not properly addressed, may result in a heart attack. …Read more
Stepping out of the house in the morning can be quite refreshing when a fresh morning breeze hits your face. Unfortunately, this fresh morning breeze can only be observed in limited places around the planet. Extensive industrialization has resulted in poor quality of air, which has accumulated tiny particles that could affect heart health and increase the risk for a stroke. Recent research studies have determined that the current quality of outdoor air have exceeded the acceptable levels that are …Read more
Cardiovascular disease, or CD, is the term used to describe both heart disease and vascular disorders. CD is a major cause of disability and the number one killer worldwide. In fact, heart disease alone kills more Americans than all types of cancer combined. Fortunately, proper cardiac care can help to lower your risk for developing CD. According to the National Institute of Health, the most important steps you can take to prevent heart disease and vascular disorders are: to control …Read more