Thursday, December 2, 2021

Iron Deficiency in Middle Age Linked to Higher Risk of Heart...

Approximately 10% of new coronary heart disease cases occurring within a decade of middle age could be avoided by preventing iron deficiency, suggests a...

Growing Evidence of Vitamin K Benefits for Heart Health

Researchers in Australia report that people who eat a diet rich in vitamin K have up to a 34 percent lower risk of atherosclerosis-related...

New Exosome Spray Heals Heart Tissues Damaged by Heart Attack

Heart attack, or myocardial infarction, is one of the leading causes of death worldwide. Although modern surgical techniques, diagnostics and medications have greatly improved...

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...