Weight-Loss Strategy: Plant-Based Diets Ranked As The Best In 2017
A recent ranking on the best choice for diet programs finds the plant-based diets to be the most effective as a weight-loss strategy. The benefits of this diet plan goes beyond weight loss as it also proves effective in preventing heart diseases, and diabetes.
Heart Attack Linked To Alcohol Abuse, Study Confirms
A new study confirms alcohol abuse to be linked to a range of heart diseases including heart attack. However, moderate alcohol consumption is not found to affect heart function.
Health Care Spending Mostly Goes To Diabetes, Heart Disease And Back Pain
A recent study shows which diseases are allocated the most health care spending. A staggering estimation of $2.4 trillion is estimated in 2013 for all 155 diseases included in the study.
Americans Spend More On Healthcare Than Anyone In The World
According to a study, the three most expensive diseases for 2013 are diabetes, the most common form of heart disease, and back and neck pain. By 2020, it has been predicted that one-fift of the US economy will go to healthcare.
Heart Diseases Not Related To Saturated Fat
New study debunks the old theory that saturated fat causes heart diseases. In fact, high-fat diet might be good for the heart as it increases "good" cholesterol in the blood.
Open Heart Surgery Patients Warned Of Mycobacterium Chimaera Infection Caused By Heart Machine
The Sorin 3T heater-cooler operates worldwide, and about 50 patients have been hit with the Mycobacterium chimaera infections. In South Australia, the machines have already been decomissioned.
Exercising May Not Be Good For People In Areas With Polluted Air, Study Shows
Breathing in polluted air may cause heart failure. If you live in city where the air is highly polluted, you may just have to do your exercises indoors.
Ibuprofen: The Truth About The Common Painkiller And Why Many Say It's Not Safe
A 45-year-old mom from the UK suffered internal bleeding after taking ibuprofen to treat her common cold. Doctors warn her to never take ibuprofen again.
'Baby Boomers Should Stay At Work To Keep Healthy,' Researchers Say
Baby boomers are at risk of heart disease and diabetes. To prevent and diseases, a new research suggests that baby boomers should stay in work to keep their healthy body.
Being Optimistic Gives You Longer Life, New Study Claims
outlive those who are not as positive about life. Researchers could not point a cause-and-effect relationship yet, but they say it could be because optimistic women tend to have healthier lifestyles and get better sleep.
UK Doctors Are Failing To Identify Signs Of Heart Disease Among Pregnant Women
In the UK, a recenty study shows a number of maternal deaths are due to doctors not recognizing the symptoms of heart disease right away. Althought the rate of maternal death in UK is low, the government needs to address this issue to reassure expectant moms.
Eating Nuts Daily Cuts Cancer, Heart Disease Risks
Although nuts are high in fat, researchers say they are still healthy because they have high fiber and protein content. Just a handfull will decrease the risk of major illnesses, including cancer.
Everything You Need To Know About Vegetarian Diets And Why It's Best For The Environment Too
Considering That Vegetables Are Indeed Essential For A Person's Health, How Can It Be Best For Our Environment? Can Vegan Diets Be The Key For Global Warming? Find Out What Experts Have To Say
Want To Cut Death Risk By Half? Play Tennis
According to a recent study, racquet sports like tennis, squash or badminton cuts death risk by 47 percent. The study looked at the impact of sports on the health of people.