Saturday, January 22, 2022

Drinking Just One Soda Daily Shortens Telomeres, Accelerates Cellular Aging and...

Consuming sugary soft drinks is associated with increased risk of obesity, metabolic syndrome, diabetes, cardiovascular death, and certain types of cancer. Now a new...

Oxidized LDL Cholesterol Might Actually be ‘Good Guy

A team of investigators at the University of Kentucky has made a thought-provoking discovery about a type of cholesterol previously believed to be a...

Battery-Free Cardiac Pacemaker Powered by Heart Motion

A new prototype cardiac pacemaker based on an automatic wristwatch is powered entirely by heart motion and does not require a battery. According to...

New Study: Fruit Consumption Cuts Heart Disease Risk by 40 Percent

Daily fruit consumption cuts the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) by up to 40%, according to research presented at the European Society of Cardiology...

Sudden Cardiac Arrest Linked to Sex Hormones in Blood

Measuring sex hormone levels in blood may aid in identifying people likely to suffer sudden cardiac arrest, a heart rhythm disorder that is fatal...

‘Bad’ Sugar Derivative ‘Kills’ Good HDL Cholesterol, Increases Heart Disease

Scientists at the University of Warwick have discovered that 'good' cholesterol is turned 'bad' by a sugar-derived substance. The highly cytotoxic, substance, methylglyoxal - MG, was...

‘Astonishing’ Decline in Deaths From Heart Disease and Stroke in Last...

U.S. hospitalizations and deaths from heart disease and stroke dropped significantly in the last decade, according to new research in the American Heart Association journal Circulation. “Interestingly, these improvements...

Common Heart Drug Linked to Increased Risk of Death in Patients...

In An Account of the Foxglove and Some of its Medical Uses, published in 1785, Sir William Withering cautioned readers that extracts from the...

Eating Instant Noodles Such as Ramen Linked to Heart Disease, Diabetes...

Instant noodle eaters, take heed. Recent Baylor research shows that significant consumption of the convenient food product – ramen included – may increase a person's risk...

Paper Calls for Preventing Diseases of Aging vs Fighting Chronic Illness

Medicine focuses almost entirely on fighting chronic diseases in a piecemeal fashion as symptoms develop. Instead, researchers writing in the journal Nature say more effort should...

Potassium Supplements May Increase Survival in Heart Failure Patients

Researchers have found that patients taking potassium supplements together with loop diuretics for heart failure have better survival rates than those taking diuretics without potassium....

Researchers Create Biological Pacemaker by Reprogramming Heart Cells

Cardiologists at the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute have developed a minimally invasive gene transplant procedure that changes unspecialized heart cells into "biological pacemaker" cells that...