It should go without saying that cardiovascular disease is a very serious issue; however, many people are simply unaware of what exactly heart disease is and how to recognize the signs.
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Controlling blood pressure, managing cholesterol and reducing smoking can help millions of people live longer, healthier lives.
"Can naturopaths deliver complementary preventive medicine?" Thus ran the headline in a recent editorial in the Canadian Medical Association Journal.
For more than half a century we were told that red meat and eggs are bad for us because they raise our cholesterol, only to find that the evidence supporting this hypothesis is weak at best. Let's not make TMAO the new cholesterol.
A teenager died at an Internet cafe in Taiwan after reportedly playing the videogame "Diablo 3" for 40 hours straight.
The 18-year-old, who has on...
Orthopedic, cardiovascular or other limitations do not usually preclude exercise; it simply means you have to be more creative to figure out what you can do.
Some physicians now view coronary artery disease as a gender-specific condition that requires different testing and treatment plans, rather than the traditional uniform approach for both sexes.
RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazil's health minister has a remedy for the nation's high-blood- pressure problem: More sex.
Minister Jose Temporao says adu...
A well-known cause of dementia is dementia pugilistica, or what has commonly been called being "punch drunk." In some cases, the presentation is virtually indistinguishable from Alzheimer's dementia.
In the majority of cases, the development of Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia is the result of the acquisition of various risk factors throughout life. PTSD is one such factor.
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