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You Can Eat Cheese To Your Heart's Content Without Increasing Risk Of Heart Diseases

A study revealed that consuming high fat dairy products did not increase the risk of heart disease. However, other experts claimed that these products introduced salts and saturated fats, both of which are harmful for the heart.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 11, 2017

Amazon Tribe Offers Clues To Preventing Heart Disease

The Tsimane tribe that lives primitive life in the Amazon jungle has the healthiest heart in the world. Elements of its people's lifestyle can be translated to Western behaviors to reduce risk for heart disease.

Public Health March 19, 2017

Fish Oil May Help Heart Attack Survivors, According To New AHA Recommendations

New AHA recommendations note that omega-3 fish oil supplementation may benefit heart attack and chronic heart failure patients. Evidence, however, is lacking when it comes to fish oil's role in cardiovascular disease prevention.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 15, 2017

How Do Fad Diets Actually Affect Heart Health?

New diet trends in the United States include juicing, gluten-free diets, and intake of antioxidant supplements. A new review seeks to investigate their actual effects on heart health and whether they're helping improve cardiovascular wellness or not.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 28, 2017

US Dementia Rates Drop With Improvements In Education And Heart Health

U.S. dementia rate has seen a drop between the years 2000 and 2012. Increased level of education and improved treatments for cardiovascular factors may be behind the decline.

Public Health November 22, 2016

Heart Calcification: Here’s Why The Heart Turns Into Bone And What Researchers Are Doing About It

Heart disease claims a lot of lives but many still live through heart injury. However, researchers have discovered that certain survivors experience calcium formation in their hearts during recovery.

Healthy Living/Wellness November 21, 2016

Cooking In High Heat Might Increase Heart Disease Risk, Study Finds

A new study suggests that cooking food over high-heat plays a major role in increased risks of coronary heart disease. Production of neoformed contaminants increase over a high temperature, producing compounds harmful to our health.

Healthy Living/Wellness November 6, 2016

Calcium Supplements May Increase Risks Of Heart Damage

Calcium supplements could prove harmful to heart and vascular system, reports a recent study. However, taking diet rich in calcium instead of supplements is found to be heart healthy.

Healthy Living/Wellness October 13, 2016

Dr. OZ Talks Saving Lives With Entry Into Smartwatch Space With The iBeat Life Monitor

Dr. Mehmet Oz teams up with Practice Fusion’s Ryan Howard to launch a new smartwatch called the iBeat Life Monitor. The device is a more stylish alternative to Life Alert systems and could be used to save lives.

Wearable Tech September 30, 2016

Memory Loss In People With Alzheimer's Disease Reversible: Here's Why New Broad-Based Treatment Worked

Using broad-based and personalized treatments, researchers were able to reverse memory loss in Alzheimer's disease patients. What made this new therapeutic approach effective?

Neuroscience June 19, 2016

Withings's Body Cardio Scale Can Also Track Your Heart Health

French consumer electronics firm Withings has launched Body Cardio, a high-tech fitness scale that measures one's pulse wave velocity for a snapshot of one's heart health.

Gadgets June 9, 2016

Your Canine Pal's Heart Rate Is In Sync With Yours: Study

The love between a dog and the owner can now be scientifically supported: research has shown that your canine pal's heart rate can somehow become in sync with your own.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 6, 2016

Waistline Better Than BMI In Predicting Heart Disease Risk

Abdominal fat emerged as a strong predictor of heart illness in type 1 or type 2 diabetes patients. The link between belly fat - which manifests in apple-shaped bodies - and left ventricular dysfunction even appeared independent of BMI and total weight.

LIFE April 4, 2016

Keeping The Heart Healthy May Protect Brain From Aging

Another reason why you should love your heart. A new study has found that keeping the heart healthy helps prevent declines in thinking and memory skills and brain-processing speed.

LIFE March 17, 2016

New Way Of Making Heart Cells May Be The Future Of Heart Failure Treatment

Researchers have come up with new heart cells that function like a cross between adult heart cells and embryonic stem cells as a potential heart failure treatment. The cells form into different types to fully support heart function.

LIFE March 5, 2016

Here Are The Professions That Can Make You Fat And Pose Risks To Your Heart

Your job can potentially harm your heart. A large survey revealed nine jobs that can hurt your waistline and cardiovascular health.

LIFE March 2, 2016

Some Jobs Are Hazardous To Your Heart Health

Your current job could be hazardous to your heart health, a new study presented to the American Heart Association suggests. Middle-age sales and office workers appear to be more at risk of developing heart disease than other professionals.

LIFE March 2, 2016

Keeping A Healthy Heart May Protect Your Brain From Dementia

Researchers found that good heart health can help protect the brain from dementia. The study found a significant drop in the participants monitored for 40 years and overall cardiovascular health seems to be driving dementia risks down.

LIFE February 12, 2016

Can Education Reduce Alzheimer's Risk? Study Finds Link Between Dementia And High School Diploma

Researchers found a significant drop in dementia cases among people with at least a high school diploma. An Alzheimer's expert said this supports the cognitive reserve concept.

LIFE February 11, 2016

New Chocolate Pill May Help Boost Heart Health, Blood Circulation

Several sweets and chocolate companies have joined the flavanols bandwagon. A new method of removing the bitterness from cacao beans led to the creation of chocolate pills packed with heart-friendly flavanols.

LIFE November 24, 2015

Natural Remedies May Pose Risks To Your Heart: Study

Natural remedies may not be as safe as they look like. In a recent report, a woman's cardiovascular health was placed at risk after drinking an alternative medicine for pain relief.

LIFE November 22, 2015

3D Technology Maps The Human Heart

Doctors use 3D imaging to create topographical maps of patient's hearts. The maps can then pinpoint areas where heart disease is secretly festering.

LIFE October 20, 2015

Daily Glass Of Red Wine May Boost Heart Health Of Type 2 Diabetes Patients

Red wine may have heart benefits for patients diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. Experts particularly found that red wine increases good cholesterol, thus removing bad cholesterol from arteries.

LIFE October 13, 2015

Moderate Beer Consumption Offers Heart Health Benefits To Women

Ladies, looking for a reason to drink beer? Researchers have found that knocking back a beer or two a week may be beneficial to your heart health.

LIFE September 25, 2015

Study Shows Sweet Effects Of Chocolate On Your Heart: Here Are Other Health Benefits Of Chocolates

A new study conducted by researchers in the United Kingdom suggests that eating 3.5 ounces of chocolates a day can help lessen the likelihood of developing heart-related ailments such as stroke, heart attack and heart disease.

June 20, 2015

Large Study Provides Further Evidence That Chocolate Lowers Risk Of Heart Disease

Researchers tracked the health and chocolate-eating habits of tens of thousands of adults for more than a decade and found that chocolate-eaters tend to have healthier hearts. The findings contribute to a growing body of evidence suggesting that eating chocolate can reduce risk of heart disease.

LIFE June 15, 2015

Air Purifier Use May Have Unexpected Benefits For People With Heart Problems

Clean air is good for you. Specifically, researchers have found that using air purifiers can impart benefits, most especially for those with heart problems.

LIFE May 30, 2015

Having A Goal In Life May Help Extend Lifespan

Having a goal gives you direction, giving you something to live for. Researchers have found that more than just promoting psychological well-being, this also protects your heart, allowing you to live longer.

LIFE March 8, 2015

Lack Of Vitamin D In Children May Result In Heart Disease Later In Life

According to a study, how much vitamin D you got as a child may determine whether or not you develop atherosclerosis as an adult.

LIFE February 11, 2015

What Is The Best Diet For 2015? DASH Diet Takes The Top Spot

According to the annual diet rankings from U.S. News & World Report, the DASH diet is the best diet this year for the fifth year in a row.

Internet Culture January 6, 2015

Think Yoga Isn't That Beneficial? Think Again

Yoga reduces the risk of heart disease, and has numerous other health benefits, according to a new meta-study. What can the practice do for the human body?

LIFE December 16, 2014

Healthy heart means a sharp mind, says study

A recent study suggests that healthy heart contributes to sharp mind. Fluency, learning and memory shortfalls may develop in an individual in case of poor heart health.

LIFE June 15, 2014

FDA approves Boston Scientific's implantable defibrillators, heart failure devices

The U.S. FDA's approval of the new heart failure devices and defibrillators of Boston Scientific is good news for those patients at risk of heart failure. Find out what makes these new devices different from the rest.

LIFE April 16, 2014

Heart health of young adults linked to brain function in later years

A new study, conducted over 25 years, has found that heart health, blood pressure, and blood glucose levels in early adulthood can predict a person's brain function in later life.

LIFE April 1, 2014

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