HIV and hepatitis C patients have a higher risk of heart attack as they aged

It was published in the Journal of the American Heart Association, open access, peer-reviewed journal of the American Heart Association. As people with HIV age, their risk of heart attack increases far more if they also have untreated hepatitis C virus, even if their HIV is treated, according to new research. Since the introduction of […]

More senior citizens should perform at-home blood pressure checks

The NPHA team collaborated with study authors Deborah Levine, M.D., M.P.H., of the Department of Internal Medicine at Michigan Medicine, and Mellanie V. Springer, M.D., M.S., to construct the poll questions and evaluate the results. A new study shows that just 48% of persons aged 50 to 80 who use blood pressure drugs or have […]

Dementia risk is increased by pregnancy complications

According to new research, pregnant women with high blood pressure are more likely to develop dementia later in life. In the United States, about one in seven pregnant women experience high blood pressure issues. They rank among the top causes of disease and fatalities in both mothers and infants. Preeclampsia and gestational hypertension are two […]

Cocoa flavanols may be able to reduce blood pressure

One area of interest is how a component of cocoa—specifically cocoa flavanols—may impact blood pressure and arterial stiffness. The health of the heart and blood vessels is critical to overall well-being. The heart pumps blood throughout the body, providing it with the oxygen and nutrients it needs to function. Researchers are constantly examining factors that […]

Sunomono consumption by older men is linked to a greater likelihood of having lower blood pressure.

The first observational study on the health advantages of dietary vinegar was able to be conducted because to the vinegar-based Japanese side dishes. The first proof that eating the Japanese side dish sunomono, which is vinegared, is associated with reduced blood pressure in men comes from an observational research conducted by Professor Hiroaki Kanouchi of […]

There has been a milestone in the newly developed and accurate food allergy test

In a paper in the journal Lab on a Chip, Tang and her colleagues outline the basis for this future allergy test, which isolates a food allergy marker from the blood using a magnetic field. Sindy Tang, Ph.D., is an associate professor of mechanical engineering at Stanford University in California. The available allergy diagnosis exposes allergic […]

Is it better to eat a lot of small meals or a few big ones?

In fact, some research suggests that eating three larger meals per day may be more beneficial. For optimal health, it is broadly acknowledged in contemporary culture that individuals should split their daily diet into three big meals — breakfast, lunch, and dinner. This belief is based primarily on society and initial observational data. However, in […]

Potassium-rich foods boost women’s heart health

A study from the Netherlands, published in European Heart Journal, has found that women may be able to combat the effects of sodium by eating a potassium-rich diet, potentially decreasing their risk of CVD. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), cardiovascular diseases (CVD) are the leading cause of death worldwide, ending some 17.9 million lives […]

Elevated genetic predisposition for Stroke can be reduced by leading a healthy lifestyle

As per research from UTHealth Houston, which was published in the Journal of the American Heart Association, people who are genetically predisposed to stroke can reduce their risk by as much as 43 percent by leading a good cardiovascular lifestyle. According to the CDC, 795,000 Americans have a stroke each year. A stroke occurs every […]

Women may be more susceptible to gout due to genetics and excess weight

According to a sizable prospective study, excessive body fat and genetic susceptibility are both linked to an increased chance of developing gout, especially in US women. The study discovered that the risk is greatest when both factors are present. For instance, past cross-sectional studies have discovered that obesity, a significant modifiable risk factor for gout, […]

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