About 18 million people die each year as a result of cardiovascular diseases such as heart attacks, strokes and congestive heart failure. That number could be significantly lower if people would cut meat out of their dinner meals. A new study found that people who eat a … [Read more...] about Study: Plant based meals could be more important at dinner
Obesity is a disease that involves having an excessive amount of body fat. It is a serious issue that increases the risk of other medical problems such as heart disease and diabetes. Our understanding of obesity is limited, though scientists from The Spanish National Cancer … [Read more...] about Scientists discover a way to reverse obesity in mice. Will humans be next?
Pacemakers and other implantable cardiac devices used to monitor and treat heart conditions have generally posed one issue — either they are made with rigid materials that can't move to accommodate a beating heart, or they are made from soft materials that can collect only a … [Read more...] about Smart implantable device to revolutionize the way we monitor heart disease
One of the major causes of stroke is unrecognized and untreated atrial fibrillation, an abnormal heart rhythm, that causes approximately 25 percent of all strokes. An ingenious new necklace, however, could make checking for it a quick and simple process. While it is the most … [Read more...] about This necklace can help detect high stroke risk before it’s too late
If you feel guilty about taking baths on a daily basis, we have some news for you that we’ll change your mind about that. According to a new study, taking regular hot soaks may lower the risk of death from cardiovascular death. For the study, researchers tracked and evaluated a … [Read more...] about Study: A bath a day might keep the heart disease away