Why avocados are good for people with type 2 diabetes

Why avocados are good for people with type 2 diabetes

A new review investigates the effects of avocados on metabolic syndrome, which is a clustering of risk factors including high blood sugar, cholesterol, blood...
Why drinking kefir can benefit your blood pressure

Why drinking kefir can benefit your blood pressure

In a recent study, researchers from Auburn University in Alabama find that drinking kefir may improve blood pressure by promoting communication between the gut...
What's behind Mediterranean diet and lower heart disease risk

What’s behind Mediterranean diet and lower heart disease risk

In a new study, researcher offers insights from a cohort study of women in the U.S. who reported consuming a Mediterranean-type diet. The Researchers found...
Sitting and diabetes in older adults- Does timing matter?

Sitting and diabetes in older adults: Does timing matter?

Adults are sitting more than ever, and few pay attention to how they sit throughout the day. Take a moment to think about all the...
Daily food could protect you from heart disease

Daily food could protect you from heart disease

Eating healthy foods is very important for keeping a risk of heart disease. According to the American Heart Association, heart disease is the leading global...
Exercise to combat metabolic syndrome

Exercise can help combat metabolic syndrome

A landmark study from back in 2008 showed that interval training and a high pulse rate two to three times a week are more...
5 medicines that help control high blood cholesterol

5 medicines that can help control high blood cholesterol

In addition to lifestyle changes, your doctor may prescribe medicines to help lower your cholesterol. Medicines can help control high blood cholesterol, but they don’t...
Body clock plays key role in a healthy heart

Body clock plays key role in a healthy heart

Keeping your body clock running smoothly may help your ticker to keep on ticking and promote healthy cardiovascular aging, according to a study led...
The links among salt

The links among salt, blood pressure and your health

Salt is essential to our body’s fluids. That’s likely why we evolved to enjoy its taste. On the other hand, anyone who’s gotten a mouth...
Healthy lifestyle habits lower blood pressure within just 2 weeks

Healthy lifestyle habits lower blood pressure within just 2 weeks

Researchers have demonstrated that a program aimed at helping people modify lifestyle factors such as diet and exercise is as effective as medication at...
New evidence about how aspirin fights against cancer

New evidence shows aspirin fights against bowel cancer

Researchers have shed light on how taking aspirin can help to stave off bowel cancer. Experts found that the painkiller blocks a key process linked...

Why being relax can reduce your blood pressure

High blood pressure -- or hypertension -- is a major risk factor for heart attack and stroke that affects as many as 100 million...
5 things to eat or avoid if you have pre-diabetes

5 things to eat or avoid if you have pre-diabetes

Pre-diabetes is diagnosed when your blood sugar levels are higher than normal, but not high enough to be classified as having type 2 diabetes. The...
Drinking milk at breakfast lower blood sugar during the day

Drinking milk at breakfast lowers blood sugar during the day

A change in breakfast routine may provide benefits for the management of type 2 diabetes, according to a new study published in the Journal...

A 100-year mystery in blood pressure research is finally solved

The baroreceptor reflex is a fascinating medical phenomenon. The reflex is controlled by specialized neurons that react in just a fraction of a second to...

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Seven things to eat or avoid to lower your blood pressure

Seven things to eat or avoid to lower your blood pressure

High blood pressure is called the silent killer. That’s because it has no symptoms. Having high blood pressure (hypertension) increases your risk of heart...
People with blue eyes have a single, common ancestor

People with blue eyes have a single, common ancestor

New research shows that people with blue eyes have a single, common ancestor. A team at the University of Copenhagen have tracked down a genetic...
A new way to activate stem cells to make hair grow

A new way to activate stem cells to make hair grow

UCLA researchers have discovered a new way to activate the stem cells in the hair follicle to make hair grow. The research, led by scientists...
7 simple tips to keep your blood pressure down

7 simple tips to keep your blood pressure down

When it comes to preventing and treating high blood pressure, one often-overlooked strategy is managing stress. If you often find yourself tense and on-edge, try...
Regular low dose aspirin use could reduce your cancer risk

Regular low dose aspirin use could reduce your cancer risk

Most of us have likely taken aspirin at some point in our lives for a common minor ailment like headaches, fever or muscle cramps. Research...