Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Turmeric Reduces Plasma Fibrinogen Levels to Benefit Cardiovascular Health

By Ward Dean, M.D. Fibrinogen is a high molecular weight plasma protein that plays a key final role in the cascade that results in the...

Novel Antioxidant Reduces Risk for Second Heart Attack, Stroke

Doctors have long known that in the months after a heart attack or stroke, patients are more likely to have another attack or stroke....

Heart Attack Symptoms Often Misinterpreted in Younger Women

Young women who report heart attack symptoms are more likely to have them dismissed by their providers as not heart related, a new study...

Vitamin K Deficiency Linked to Enlarged Heart Chamber in Adolescents

Scientists have found another reason for children to eat their green leafy vegetables. A study of 766 otherwise healthy adolescents showed that those who consumed...

Selenium and CoQ10 Combo Cuts Heart Disease Death Rate in Half

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the developed world, killing more than 17 million per year, far more lives than cancer claims,...

Vitamin D Prevents Diabetes and Clogged Arteries in Mice

In recent years vitamin D deficiency has been linked to type 2 diabetes and heart disease, two illnesses that commonly occur together and are...

Healthy Fats Help Failing Hearts by Enhancing Energy Production and Easing...

Oleate, a common dietary fat found in olive oil, restored proper metabolism of fuel in an animal model of heart failure, according to a...

Skin-Like Device Uses 3,600 Crystals To Monitor Heart Health, Moisture Levels

A tiny new patch could deliver important information regarding users’ heart health and skin moisture levels, based on successful early efforts by researchers from...

Caffeinated Energy Drink Triggers Heart Arrhythmia, Saves Life

For a teenage boy in England, drinking a highly caffeinated beverage at a gym set off a heart problem he didn't know he had,...

Will Your Next Heart be Grown on Spider Silk?

Cultivating replacement organs and tissues from a patient's own cells is on the leading edge of medical research. Regenerating new organs can help solve...

Treating Mild Hypertension With Drugs Causing More Harm Than Good

In 2013, Dr. Iona Heath, a retired general practitioner published an article in the Journal of the American Medical Association, in which she spoke...

Sleep Loss Linked to Heart Disease, Weight Gain, Hypertension, Diabetes and...

Lack of sleep can make you sick. And while everybody has the occasional restless night, for those who suffer from chronic insomnia – some...