Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Erectile Dysfunction Drug Reverses Heart Failure in New Animal Study

Heart failure is a devastating condition that occurs when the heart becomes too weak to pump enough blood to meet the body's needs. In time...

Walnuts Lower Central Blood Pressure to Reduce Risk of Heart Disease

When combined with a diet low in saturated fats, eating walnuts may help lower blood pressure in people at risk for cardiovascular disease, according...

Poor Sleep Linked to Buildup of Arterial Plaque, Cardiovascular Disease

Getting adequate sleep is key to good health, and studies have shown that insufficient sleep increases the risk of serious problems, including cardiovascular disease....

Vitamin C Lowers Blood Sugar Levels and Blood Pressure in Type...

A new study by Australian researchers has found that taking 500 mg of vitamin C twice daily can help people with Type 2 diabetes...

Getting The Most Out of Spinach: Maximizing the Antioxidant Lutein

Eating spinach in the form of a smoothie or juice is the best way to obtain optimal levels of the antioxidant lutein, according to...

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...