Saturday, August 19, 2017

Not All Plant-Based Diets Are Created Equal

Plant-based diets are recommended to reduce the risk of heart disease; however, some plant-based diets are associated with a higher risk of heart disease,...

Aspirin Doubles Heart Attack Risk in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation

If you're taking an aspirin a day in the hopes it will reduce your risk of a heart attack or stroke, a new study...

Potassium From Fruits and Vegetables Linked to Lower Blood Pressure

Eating potassium-rich foods like sweet potatoes, avocados, spinach, beans, bananas — and even coffee — could be key to lowering blood pressure, according to Alicia McDonough,...

Unhealthy Diet Linked to 400,000 Cardiovascular Disease Deaths Each Year

If you're eating a diet that's low in healthy food and/or high in unhealthy foods, you're at greater risk of dying from heart and...

Live Viruses (Phages) Effective Against Drug Resistant Lung Infections

Phage therapy may be a safe and effective antibiotic alternative for the treatment of cystic fibrosis lung infections, scientists from the University of Liverpool’s Institute of Infection and...

Vitamin C Effective in Targeting, Stopping Cancer Stem Cells

Vitamin C is up to ten times more effective at stopping cancer cell growth than pharmaceuticals, according to scientists in Salford, UK. The new...

Common Food Additive Crosses Gut Barrier, Linked to Immune Disorders

A newly published study is adding to growing concerns over the use of titanium dioxide as a common food additive. Researchers from the The International Agency for Research on Cancer...

Fighting Insulin Resistance to Reverse Diabetes, Manage Weight and Reduce Carb...

According to the Journal of the American Medical Association nearly 50% of all adults in the U.S. are either currently diabetic or suffering from metabolic syndrom...

Low Vitamin D Levels Linked to Increased Risk of Bladder Cancer

Vitamin D deficiency is associated with an increased risk of developing bladder cancer, according to a systematic review of seven studies presented at the...

Osteoarthritis and Cartilage Repair Tissues Grown From Nose Cells

Swiss doctors have used cartilage cells harvested from patients' own noses to successfully produce cartilage transplants for the treatment of the knees of 10 adults...

Extending Anti-Estrogen Therapy by Five Years Helps Breast Cancer Patients

Breast cancer patients significantly benefit by taking hormone therapy drugs called aromatase inhibitors for an additional five years, according to a major study presented...

Women And Young People Under Age 35 Are Most Vulnerable To...

Women are almost twice as likely to experience anxiety as men, according to a review of existing scientific literature, led by the University of...