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Diet soda definitively linked to increased stroke, heart attack risk

Diet soda definitively linked to increased stroke, heart attack risk

1 hour ago   |   Natural News

Many people choose to drink diet soda because they believe it can help them keep their weight under control. Although science has shown this isn't really the case, there's an...
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Eating a high-fat diet in your 20s and 30s makes you likely to get heart disease and diabetes later

Eating a high-fat diet in your 20s and 30s makes you likely to get heart disease and diabetes later

5 hours ago   |   Daily Mail   |   4 articles

According to researchers at Qingdao University, China, fatty foods cause a reduction and mutation of good bacteria in the gut, which can potentially cause diabetes, heart...
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Women Twice as Likely to Develop Depression After Stroke

8 hours ago   |   Medscape

Women are twice as likely to develop severe depressive symptoms after stroke compared with their male counterparts, new research shows. Medscape Medical News
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Increased nut consumption lowers CV risk in type 2 diabetes

9 hours ago   |   Healio

Improved mortality rates and decreases in CVD among patients with type 2 diabetes were associated with a higher consumption of nuts, particularly tree nuts, according to data...
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Women have DOUBLE the risk of a deadly stroke after heart surgery compared to men, study finds

Women have DOUBLE the risk of a deadly stroke after heart surgery compared to men, study finds

1 day ago   |   Daily Mail   |   2 articles

A new study from the Lawson Health Research Institute in Ontario, Canada, found that women were 90 percent more likely to have a stroke and 80 percent more likely to die.
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Blood clot discovery could pave way for treatment of blood diseases

1 day ago   |   ScienceDaily   |   4 articles

Scientists have discovered new ways in which the body regulates blood clots, in a discovery which could one day lead to the development of better treatments that could help...
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Top stories in cardiology: Alirocumab price reduced, artificially sweetened beverages may increase stroke risk

1 day ago   |   Healio   |   6 articles

Among the top cardiology stories last week were an announcement by Regeneron Pharmaceuticals and Sanofi that they reduced the price of alirocumab by 60% and a study that found...
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Hormone therapy increases risk for stroke, VTE in transgender women

1 day ago   |   Healio   |   6 articles

Transgender women who received hormone therapy had an increased incidence of venous thromboembolic events and stroke compared with men and women not receiving hormone therapy...
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Hormone therapy may increase cardiovascular risk during gender transition

1 day ago   |   ScienceDaily   |   6 articles

People receiving hormone therapy during gender transition had an elevated risk for cardiovascular events, such as strokes, blood clots and heart attacks. Findings underscore...
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Depression after ischemic stroke associated with low adherence to secondary prevention

1 day ago   |   Healio

Patients who survived an ischemic stroke and were diagnosed with depression were less likely to adhere to key secondary prevention drugs compared with those without depression...
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Walnuts, Almonds Help Hearts in Type 2 Diabetes

Walnuts, Almonds Help Hearts in Type 2 Diabetes

Eating five or more weekly servings of nuts also appears to lower the risk of premature death from heart disease or any other cause by about one-third for people with type 2... Read more ...

Does chronic anxiety lead to Alzheimer's? New study links neuropsychiatric...

Does chronic anxiety lead to Alzheimer's? New study links neuropsychiatric symptoms with the disease

In a study of data gathered on 270 cognitively normal older adults between the ages of 62 and 90, called the Harvard Brain Aging Study, scientists from Brigham and Women's... Read more ...

This 30-Minute Workout Playlist Is SO Good - and Then Beyoncé Takes It to...

This 30-Minute Workout Playlist Is SO Good - and Then Beyoncé Takes It to Another Level

Thirty minutes. That's really all you need to get in a good workout and stay on top of your health goals. Yet some days even 30 minutes feels like a chore. But what if we told... Read more ...

Common Yeast Infection Pill Tied to Miscarriage

Common Yeast Infection Pill Tied to Miscarriage

Research suggests that use of the drug greatly raises a pregnant woman's odd for miscarriage, as well as the odds that her baby will have a heart defect. Read more ...

Cut out an hour of sitting every day to slash your heart disease risk by...

Cut out an hour of sitting every day to slash your heart disease risk by 25%, study says 

A new study from UC San Diego found that women who sat for uninterrupted long periods of time had a 52% higher risk than those who sat for the same amount of time but in short... Read more ...

Attack of the FAKE NEWS on your mind, your health and your safety

Attack of the FAKE NEWS on your mind, your health and your safety

Fake news is scripted, staged, planned, promoted, and never retracted after being revealed as such. Fake news appears in many forms, including on television, via social media... Read more ...

Children With Autism, Co-occurring ADHD Symptoms Lag in Key Measures of...

Children With Autism, Co-occurring ADHD Symptoms Lag in Key Measures of Independence, Says Study

Studies provide new insight into the challenges faced by children on the autism spectrum who exhibit symptoms of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder . Read more ...

FDA warns Americans against ‘Dracula' transfusions of young blood

FDA warns Americans against ‘Dracula' transfusions of young blood

A number of clinics are already offering transfusions of young blood plasma with the promise it stops aging, but the procedure is unproven and done by 'bad actors, the FDA... Read more ...

Gene therapy in the womb could cure rare brain disorder that causes...

Gene therapy in the womb could cure rare brain disorder that causes seizures, memory loss

Using the gene-editing technology CRISPR, scientists at the University of North Carolina switched on a muted gene in mice embryos, which were then born with no trace of the... Read more ...

A naturally-occurring plant compound shows great potential for treating...

A naturally-occurring plant compound shows great potential for treating Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, and depression

Scientists have learned a lot about most of the body's organs over the years. The growing body of knowledge on the liver, heart, lungs and kidneys has enabled many people to... Read more ...